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Investor Sentiment Remains Buoyant as US Government Shutdown Ends

Investor Sentiment Remains Buoyant as US Government Shutdown Ends

2018-01-23 15:13:00
Martin Essex, MSTA, Analyst
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- Sentiment remains positive in the financial markets, benefiting ‘risk-on’ assets such as stocks.

- The reopening of the US Government and the receding prospect of a near-term end to Japanese stimulus are both boosting confidence.

- In this webinar, DailyFX Analyst and Editor Martin Essex looks at market sentiment and the events coming up that are likely to influence it, and therefore have an impact on asset prices.

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Investors are still putting their money into assets seen as more risky, such as stocks, with the reopening of the US Government and the Bank of Japan seemingly talking down the prospect of an end to the stimulus it provides for the Japanese economy both helping to boost confidence.

Data released Tuesday showed that German investor sentiment remains strong ahead of a batch of European purchasing managers’ indexes to be released Wednesday and Thursday’s German Ifo Index.

--- Written by Martin Essex, Analyst and Editor

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