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Short for time? Read our daily Morning Report. The Morning Report gives you a summary head start for the day on world markets, currencies, equities, fixed interest investments, gold, silver, crude oil and interest rates.



August 15th Morning Report
15 Aug, 9:40am
US markets closed lower on Friday as signs that inflation may have peaked in July increased investor confidence that a bull market could be underway and spurred the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to post their fourth straight week of gains. ... More »

August 12th Morning Report
12 Aug, 10:15am
US markets closed lower on Thursday on the realization the Federal Reserve still needs to aggressively boost interest rates to fully tame rising consumer prices despite fresh evidence of cooling inflation. ... More »

August 11th Morning Report
11 Aug, 9:42am
US markets closed higher on Wednesday after data showed US inflation slowed more than expected in July and raised hopes the Federal Reserve will become less aggressive on interest rate hikes... More »

August 10th Morning Report
10 Aug, 9:56am
US markets closed lower on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip makers and tech stocks lower as investors await US inflation data that could lead the Federal Reserve to further tighten its efforts to curb inflation. ... More »

August 9th Morning Report
9 Aug, 9:57am
US markets closed mostly flat on Monday after blockbuster jobs data last week reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve will crack down on inflation, while a revenue warning from chipmaker Nvidia reminded investors of a slowing US economy... More »

August 8th Morning Report
8 Aug, 10:04am
US markets closed lower on Friday, weighed down by Tesla and other technology-related stocks after a solid jobs report assaulted recent optimism that the Federal Reserve might let up its aggressive campaign to reign in decades-high inflation. ... More »

August 5th Morning Report
5 Aug, 9:31am
US markets closed mixed on Thursday, as gains in high-growth stocks offset losses in energy shares, with investors looking ahead to monthly jobs report for clues on the pace of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.... More »

August 4th Morning Report
4 Aug, 9:57am
US markets closed higher on Wednesday, with strong profit forecasts from PayPal and CVS Health Corp lifting sentiment and helping elevate the Nasdaq to its highest level since early May. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.29%... More »

August 3rd Morning Report
3 Aug, 9:42am
US markets closed lower after a choppy session on Tuesday, with geopolitical tensions flaring after US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 1.23%... More »

August 2nd Morning Report
2 Aug, 9:30am
US markets closed higher after a choppy session on Monday, with delines in energy companies, as investors digested the US stock market's biggest monthly gains in two years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.14%... More »

August 1st Morning Report
1 Aug, 9:56am
US markets closed higher as the shares of smaller US companies are outpacing a rally in the broader equity market as they draw investors looking to scoop up cheaply valued stocks and those betting the group has already priced in an economic slowdown. ... More »

July 29th Morning Report
29 Jul, 10:01am
US markets closed higher despite the US economy contracted for a second straight quarter, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by three quarters of a percentage point to a rage of 2.25% - 2.50... More »

July 28th Morning Report
28 Jul, 9:58am
US markets closed higher as Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and comments by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell eased some investor worries about the pace of rate hikes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.37%... More »

July 27th Morning Report
27 Jul, 9:36am
US markets closed lower on Tuesday as a profit warning by Walmart dragged down retail shares and fragile consumer confidence data fueled fears about spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.71%... More »

July 25th Morning Report
25 Jul, 9:49am
US markets closed higher on Friday as disappointing earnings from Snap spooked investors and shares in social media and ad tech firms dropped, offsetting gains from card issuer American Express following an upbeat forecast.... More »

July 22nd Morning Report
22 Jul, 9:59am
US markets closed higher on Thursday as electric automaker Tesla rose on its stronger-than-expected quarterly results, which helped offset a slide in telecom and energy shares. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.51%... More »

July 21st Morning Report
21 Jul, 10:11am
US markets closed higher on Wednesday as traders turned to the exchange operator's investment-related products to navigate market volatility, helping drive up revenues. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 2.43%... More »

20th July 2022 Morning Report
20 Jul, 10:11am
US markets closed higher on Tuesday as more companies joined big banks in reporting earnings that beat forecasts, offering respite to investors worried about higher inflation and a tightening Fed denting the corporate bottomline.... More »

19th July 2022 Morning Report
19 Jul, 9:57am
US markets closed lower on Monday after several bank stocks erased earlier gains and Apple shares fell on a report saying the company plans to slow hiring and spending growth next year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.69%... More »

18th July 2022 Morning Report
18 Jul, 10:12am
US markets closed higher on Friday, ending several days of sell-offs with a rebound fueled by upbeat earnings, strong economic data and easing fears of larger-than-expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.... More »

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