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.

US stocks continued moving up overnight with the technology sector outperforming

The US technology sector rose again last night and worked back the losses from the previous day of trading as the market came to grips with the Federal Reserve’s announcement surrounding interest. Tesla was a standout performer and has seen a huge ...

March 23, 2022
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Adobe’s latest numbers are in

Adobe Inc. reported its financial results for fiscal first quarter 2022 after the closing bell on Wall Street on Tuesday. The American software company reported revenue of $4.262 billion in the quarter (9% increase year-over-year), slightly beatin...

March 23, 2022
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An update on Jerome Powell’s (Federal Reserve) latest speech

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has recently doubled down on their hawkish views, after Jerome Powell’s latest speech. There are preparations to substantially increase the interest rate in May. The speech has subsequently put pressure on the Australia...

March 23, 2022
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Pfizer’s Performance and the 4th Booster Plan

Pfizer Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation headquartered on 42nd Street in Manhattan, New York City. The company was established in 1849 in New York by two German immigrants, Charles Pfizer and his cousin Ch...

March 23, 2022
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China’s dominance of Rare Earths and the West’s opportunity

What are Rare Earths? Neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr) are two resources that you have probably never heard of, but you use every day. They are not like Gold, Iron ore or even Lithium. They are the two most important light Rare Earths, and they h...

March 22, 2022
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Just Do It – Nike latest results announced

Nike Inc. (NKE) reported fiscal 2022 financial results for its third quarter ended February 28, 2022. The US sporting goods giant reported revenue of $10.871 billion (up by 5% year-over-year), beating analyst estimates of $10.598 billion. Earni...

March 22, 2022
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Powell indicates higher interest rates to come as Oil jumps again

US indices were down today as Jerome Powell indicated that the Federal Reserve is going to increase interest rates at a higher and faster rate than currently in place. US equities dropped after Powell’s speech. Ultimately the major indices ended re...

March 22, 2022
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BlackRock, BLK.NYSE.

Blackrock has been slowly, consistently and quietly gathering assets across the globe. They are a multinational company whose main aim is to invest in industries and make as much money as possible. BlackRock, Inc. is an American multinational investm...

March 21, 2022
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Is the US Dollar at risk?

The US Dollar is as synonymous to us in life as the morning and night is. It has dominated as a reserve currency for decades. It’s paved the way for the United States to become the superpower that it is today, and be able to wield influence aro...

March 21, 2022
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Buy now, pay later sector suffers a loss of confidence

Investor’s confidence in the buy now, pay later sector has taken a massive hit as Nasdaq-list Affirm halted an important bond sale last Friday. This was a result of an investor backing out due to the growing levels of credit rate volatility. ...

March 21, 2022
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ASX’s market volatility stabilised with record setting dividends

Investors in Australian-list companies will receive a wave of cash into their bank accounts over the following months. This will provide some much needed stability for the Australian Stock Exchange as investors celebrate the richest recorded interim ...

March 21, 2022
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IGO’s big buyout delayed by nickel’s current volatile prices

IGO is a Nickel, Gold and Copper-Zinc silver mining, development and exploration company. They are based in Western Australia and control an array of mining companies. The London Metals Exchange (LME) halted nickel trading on March 8th after an un...

March 21, 2022
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Indices finish the week on a high as the technology sector builds momentum

Global indices ended the week on a high as the US indices all recovered some of their recent sell offs. The Nasdaq was the strongest performer rising 2.05% to close the week. For the week, the index was able to recover some of its recent selling, ...

March 21, 2022
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How the Russia/Ukraine conflict is affecting global IPOs

All prices in this article will be in USD unless otherwise stated. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the prospect of central banks tightening policies has led to IPO hopefuls, from around the world, withdrawing their floats. According...

March 18, 2022
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Markets continue to consolidate after the Federal Reserve increased interest rates

US markets continued their gains overnight as the market continued to rally on the back of the prior day’s Federal Reserve news. The Nasdaq finished up 1.33%. The Dow Jones Index closed 1.23% higher and the S&P 500 ended the session 1.23% highe...

March 18, 2022
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