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23/05/2017 – Market view: Trump headlines and a bombing in the UK have caused risk off sentiment to decline. Oil consolidated a 4 day gain ahead of OPEC meeting on Thursday. Greencore and Hibernia REIT

At least 22 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a pop concert packed with children in the northern English city of Manchester. This is the worst terror events since the London bombing in 2005. According to news reports a further 60 were injured in the attacks with many children among the victims. Greek bonds came under pressure today after the country’s creditors failed to reach a deal on debt relief. This leaves European finance ministers under pressure to finish negotiations before a crucial repayment deadline in July.

  • Greencore – H1/17 results should alleviate investor concerns
  • Hibernia REIT – Solid results with developments on track


19/05/2017 – Market view : US equities stabilised overnight however the dollar remains soft. Key market focus today is Eurozone current account data. Glanbia and One51

18/05/2017 – Market view : Market focus today will be on ECB policy. Asian and US Markets continued sell off as Trump turbulence took its toll. BKIR and Ryanair.

17/05/17 – Market View: US & Asian markets finished down, European markets and safe haven assets got a bid following weak US data

16/05/17: Market View: markets rallied yesterday as European data to continue to come in strong.

12/05/2017 – Market View: Earnings reports from US retailers show consumer spending power may be on the wane, oil held into gains, Hibernia REIT & Allianz

11/05/2017 – Market View: Asian markets took heart from 2nd day of China stability. Oil pushes above $50 a barrel. BOE interest rate decision today.

10/05/2017 – Market View: Asian markets closed up as South Korean PM assuaged investors’ North Korean concerns, US dollar has shown some strength as probability of June hike is locked in

09/05/2017 – Market view : Asian markets finished down after flat US session. Macron victory did not push markets higher. IFG and Grafton

05/05/2017 – Market view : Trump Healthcare Bill, French Election, Commodities Rout, Smurfit, FBD