Daily Note 09/02/2024 – Market View: Day Ahead, Macro, Stocks, Debt Markets

09.02.2024

  • Macro: Markets moved modestly higher yesterday with European equities climbing higher, whilst in the US, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq each finished marginally in the green, as strong corporate earnings and resilient macroeconomic conditions continue to support equities.
  • Stock: This morning Barclays (BUY, PT: £2.30) announced that it was acquiring Tesco’s Retail Banking business, purchasing £8.3bn worth of unsecured loans.
  • Debt: Core bond yields moved higher yesterday following more hawkish commentary from central banks.