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Markets mixed as Ukraine conflict quells recent strength

Markets mixed as Ukraine conflict quells recent strength

The European open looks set to be a mixed affair as global indices seem undecided as to whether they are actually ready to start moving back towards highs seen back in February or else continue to correct lower which has been a running..

April 17, 2014
Weekly Market Preview – 14 April 2014

Weekly Market Preview – 14 April 2014

We are coming into a key week for the markets, with many of the major indices posting multiweek losses and thus bringing increased anxiety and volatility. With this in mind, it is worth watching out for potential market-moving events which..

April 11, 2014
UK Opening Call – Wednesday 16th April 2014

UK Opening Call – Wednesday 16th April 2014

Good Morning all! It was a mixed start to trading in Asia overnight after Asian equity markets were initially boosted by another rebound in US tech stocks and general equity markets. The Nasdaq finished higher by 22 points while the Dow..

April 16, 2014
US futures treading water following Thursday’s losses

US futures treading water following Thursday’s losses

US futures are treading water on Friday, a day after all three major indices made quite significant losses as investors embarked on another wave of growth stock selling. Ahead of the open, the S&P is seen unchanged at 1,833, the Dow up..

April 11, 2014
European futures lower following another sell-off in the US

European futures lower following another sell-off in the US

It would appear the sell-off in high growth stocks is far from over following the sell off during the US on Thursday, which prompted a similar reaction in Asia overnight and is weighing on European futures on Friday. Ahead of the open, the..

April 11, 2014
USDCNH retests trend-line in possible bearish shift

USDCNH retests trend-line in possible bearish shift

The sell-off in the Chinese Yuan appears to be showing signs of abating, following the break below a key ascending trend-line on Tuesday in the USDCNH pair. Today has seen this level retested as new found resistance and subsequently I am..

April 10, 2014
Markets fall despite positive European announcements

Markets fall despite positive European announcements

Good morning all, European markets have sold off sharply this morning, paring the gains seen in yesterday’s session. This is largely expected to feed into the US session, where the S&P500 is expected to open -6 points, Nasdaq -14..

April 10, 2014
European futures higher on dovish FOMC minutes

European futures higher on dovish FOMC minutes

We’re seeing another fine example of investors paying far too much attention to the Fed this morning and potentially not enough to other things that are happening in the markets. European futures are pointing to a fairly strong open this..

April 10, 2014
 
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