Kiwi stocks: sweet or sour?

New Zealand equities hit fresh highs on hopes of a soft landing for China

Divergence returns — again

Growing expectations of a September Fed rate rise strengthen dollar and hurt silver and gold

Rand awaits central bank rate decision

Currency recovers from recent fall as Ankara’s travails had little to do with Pretoria

Bull and Bear take on the low Vix

With the US equity fear index at 11-month low, reasons why the S&P 500 rally may continue, or not

Watching for inflation scare in US data

Relaxed investors make the situation more risky, say analysts

Uncertainty over outcome of a UK rate cut

For currency traders the question will be whether an easing triggers further selling of the pound

Hedge funds struggle with ‘hated’ rally

Sour message about economic health sent by record low bond yields

Can the S&P rally survive an oil relapse?

Correlation into negative territory as WTI dribbles to two-month lows and US index nears record high

Jobs report unlikely to shift rate odds

Only a forecast-beating number followed by more strong data will make Fed action more likely

An esoteric forex trade

Italian bank UniCredit says go long the Chinese renminbi versus the South African rand

Are emerging markets starting a bull run?

Will the US Fed standing pat on rates be enough to counteract fears of a global slowdown?

Wall Street’s Sisyphean struggle with S&P 500

Bulls have pushed index towards record around 2,120-2,130 on numerous occasions in past year

Investors face tricky start to the third quarter

Bottom-fishing in an oversold market unlikely to be an excuse for start-of-the-month bullish fervour

Have 10-year gilt yields hit the bottom?

UK faces conflicting pressures: disinflationary recession versus inflationary fall in sterling

Signs of intense financial stress absent

Debt markets suggest waning fears that Brexit will deliver secessionist contagion

Euro looks vulnerable after Brexit

Greater opportunity beckons in selling the common currency in the short term

Unintended consequences of negative rates

NIRP damages consumer and business confidence, argues Strategas

Remain rally could be short

Energised European secessionism, Westminster rancour, US elections and slowing global growth loom

Brexit opportunities will exist with oil

Appetite for buying crude whenever it falls below $50 a barrel, say analysts

Top stocks for Leave and Remain

Analysis points to likely beneficiaries of either outcome

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