News & Analysis

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

News & Analysis

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

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
Read More >
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
Read More >
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
Read More >
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
Read More >
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
Read More >
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
Read More >
Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 28 April 2021

Equity Markets Wall St had another mixed and muted session as investors weighed up a slew of corporate earnings against the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting and the renewed rise in Treasury yields. Dow Jones up 3 (0.01%) NASDAQ down 4...

April 28, 2021
Read More >
Overnight on Wall Street: Tuesday 27 April 2021

Equity Markets US Equity markets were mixed overnight on a muted session ahead of the upcoming two day FOMC policy meeting that kicks off today. The Dow Jones finished slightly down with modest gains keeping the NASDAQ and S&P 500 near all ...

April 27, 2021
Read More >
Up first – Tesla Q1 earnings numbers are in

It’s set to be busy one over in the United States this week with some of the world’s largest companies, including Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Alphabet due to report their Q1 earnings. Up first – Tesla. World’s largest electric vehicle make...

April 27, 2021
Read More >
Week Ahead: Big tech reports and the Fed back in action

Equity Markets US stocks bounced back with a broad rally, the S&P 500 set an intra-session all-time high as investors returned to buy the dip after Thursday's tax increase inspired sell-off. Earnings on Friday included Schlumberger Limited (S...

April 26, 2021
Read More >
Bidens tax plan tanks Wall St, BOC’s hawkish surprise

Equity markets US markets dropped last night, reversing what was looking like a positive session to finish as the worst single session in the month of April across the major US indexes. Sparking the sell off was a report that the US administrat...

April 23, 2021
Read More >
Intel reports Q1 earnings

Intel, the US technology giant reported its Q1 earnings after the closing bell on Thursday. The company reported revenue of $18.57 billion, above analyst forecast of $17.90 billion. Earnings per share were at $1.39, also beating analyst expectatio...

April 23, 2021
Read More >
Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 22 April 2021

Equity markets Wall St bounced back strongly last night after two straight down sessions. It was a rally across the board with blue chips, tech and growth stocks all joining in as dip buyers swooped in. Dow Jones up 316 (0.93%) NASDAQ up 1...

April 22, 2021
Read More >
Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Equity markets US Equity markets slumped last night for a second straight day as the S&P 500 had its worst day in a month after last week’s record highs. Small caps were the worst performing stocks with optimism fading in the re-opening of ...

April 21, 2021
Read More >
Netflix Q1 numbers are in

Netflix reported their Q1 earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. The online streaming service reported total revenue of $7.16 billion in Q1 beating analyst forecast of $5.77 billion. Earnings per share were reported at $3.75 vs. $2.98 estimat...

April 21, 2021
Read More >