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Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

Gold and equities rally as Cryptos crash and Dollar dips

After dipping early in the month as inflation fears resurfaced, markets bounced back to broadly rally, with US and Australian equity markets touching on all-time highs. Global Equities Major world indices rallied strongly in May. Gains were seen ...

May 31, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 26 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets struggled to find direction overnight. Stocks edged higher early in the session, but ultimately closed modestly lower in a choppy session. Dow Jones down 81 (-0.24%) NASDAQ down 4 (-0.03%) S&P 500 down...

May 26, 2021
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Week Ahead: Equities remain jittery as inflation fears remain, Crypto crashes

Equity Markets US equity markets are coming off a mixed week. The S&P 500 registered a second straight down week for the first time since February, while the Dow posted its fourth negative week in five. The NASDAQ gained 0.31% last week after a ...

May 24, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 20 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets logged a third straight day of losses as inflation concerns remained at the centre of investors' focus. Stocks did finish well off the lows though with a tech rebound in stocks such as Facebook (FB) bringing the NASD...

May 20, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 19 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets declined for a second straight day in a volatile session with stocks giving up earlier gains to a steep drop into the close. Dow Jones down 267 (0.78%) NASDAQ down 75 (0.56%) S&P 500 down 35 (0.85%) ...

May 19, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Equity Markets US equity markets started the week with a modest loss as three of the four major indexes declined. Dow Jones down 54 (0.20%) NASDAQ down 51 (0.38%) S&P 500 down 10.5 (0.25%) Russell 2000 up 2.5 (0.11%) Tech stocks...

May 18, 2021
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Week Ahead: Traders look to Fed as inflation fears resurface

Equity Markets US equity markets experienced considerable volatility last week as the Dow and S&P 500 both saw all-time highs but finished the week down -1.1% -1.4% respectively.  US CPI figures coming in much higher than expected had invest...

May 17, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 13 May 2021

Equity Markets The Dow Jones suffered its worst day since January and worst three-day streak in 7 months. Dow Jones down 681 (1.99%) NASDAQ down 357 (2.67%) S&P 500 down 89 (2.14%) Russell 2000 down 72 (3.26%) High growth and te...

May 13, 2021
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The “Aussie’s” outlook amid Diplomatic tensions with China

The Aussie dollar is on the rise again after the tumble taken after China decided to halt economic dialogues. Apart from becoming a commodity currency pair, Australia offers investors visibility into the health of China's economy since China is Austr...

May 11, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Tuesday 11 May 2021

Equity Markets US markets sold off last night with Tech and growth stocks particularly hard hit. The Nasdaq posted its worst day since March. Tech stocks came under heavy selling pressure as traders rotated away from growth stocks into value stocks ...

May 11, 2021
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Preview: Non-Farm Payroll Announcement

It’s the beginning of a new month which means that the Non-Farm Payroll figures will be released this week by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The latest US jobs data will be released at 1:30 PM London time on Friday. Why is the announcement i...

May 7, 2021
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Equities rally as Central Banks take dovish tone

Equity Markets US markets had a broad rally last night with the Dow Jones again hitting all-time highs and the NASDAQ breaking its 5 day losing streak, with strong employment data and rising commodity prices giving investors optimism in the global...

May 7, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 6 May 2021

Equity Markets Overnight on Wall St, we saw a mixed performance with the Dow Jones hitting record highs while the NASDAQ fell for its fourth straight day of losses – its longest losing streak since October’s investors weighed concerns over inf...

May 6, 2021
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Week Ahead: US employment and the RBA headline a full economic calendar

Equity Markets US Indices took a breather on Friday, easing off all-time highs that were hit during the week on strong tech earnings. US earnings in the week ahead see a less cluttered calendar with only a handful of big names reporting on Tuesda...

May 3, 2021
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Bond yields stabilise as US dollar dumps, equity markets hit all-time highs

April was a bumper month for world markets as major equity indexes across all regions rallied strongly. US markets smashed through all-time highs on strong corporate earnings, economic figures, and a supportive Central Bank. Global Equities Major w...

April 30, 2021
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