News & Analysis

Stimulus euphoria leads to all time highs, a new US administration and Bitcoin bust
January 22, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin We had an eventful week on global markets with the inauguration of a new US administration and a dovish stance from the European Central bank fuelling hopes of extended fiscal stimulus in the new year. Equity markets Risk appet...

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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 21 January 2021
January 21, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Equity markets US markets pushed decidedly higher last night with the S&P 500 (US500) hitting record highs on the optimism that federal spending will revive growth and support corporate earnings with the new Biden administrati...

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COTD: FTSE100
January 20, 2021

FTSE100 – Point & Figure The FTSE 100 looked to ride the tailwinds of positive sentiment sweeping through US markets today but instead failed to maintain a reasonable start, ending the session down and 7 points in the red. However, t...

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Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 20 January 2021
January 20, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Equity markets US equity markets rallied Tuesday as traders returned from the long weekend. Tech stocks outperformed with the Nasdaq (NDX100) up more than 1.5% on the back of signs of mounting support for significant fiscal sti...

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Overnight on Wall Street: Tuesday 19 January 2021
January 19, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Equity markets With the US equity markets closed in observance of Martin Luther King day it was a quiet night on European exchanges with little change of mixed performance.  Yesterday we saw China GDP q/y beat expectations which...

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Preview: the Bank of Canada rate decision
January 19, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters One of the must-watch economic events this week will be the Bank of Canada interest rate decision. The rate decision is due to be announced at 15:00 PM London time on Wednesday. Why is the announcement importan...

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Week Ahead: Equity markets take a breather, US dollar strength and Crypto pullback
January 18, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Major Indices took a breather last week, with US equity markets closing down more than 1% after posting record highs the week prior. In economic news, the incoming US administration announced a $1.9 USD trillion fiscal-stimulus p...

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NZDJPY – Kiwi Gathers Momentum Eyeing 77.88
January 15, 2021

NZDJPY- Daily NZDJPY- The Japanese Yen finally regained some ground against the US Dollar during this afternoon's London session but continues to display weakness against many of its counterparts. In particular, the NZDJPY and AUDJPY crosses ...

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Electric Car Stocks on the Move
January 14, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters 2020 was a good year for electric car space. We have seen shares of most electric car makers surge considerably and take steps to take the industry to the next level, most notably Tesla and NIO. Top 5 automaker...

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Crude Oil – Saudi Production Cuts Spark Rally
January 13, 2021

USOIL- Hourly USOIL- It's been an impressive start to the year for Crude Oil prices so far, with prices steadily rising to over $50 per barrel and returning to pre-pandemic levels. It would seem many underestimated such a speedy recovery. ...

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