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News & Analysis

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

Electric cars, space travel… and Twitter – Elon Musk becomes the largest shareholder

On 25th March, Elon Musk asked his 80.6 million followers on Twitter whether ''free speech is essential to a functioning democracy'' and if people ''believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle''. He followed up the tweet with ''The co...

April 6, 2022
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Tesla Q1 delivery update

Tesla Inc. reported its Q1 2022 delivery numbers on Saturday. World’s largest automaker delivered a total of 310,048 cars in the first quarter of the year – a 67% increase year-over-year. The deliveries in Q1 consisted of: 14,724 Model...

April 5, 2022
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Home Depot tops expectations

Home Depot Inc. reported its fourth quarter earnings results before the opening bell in the US today. The world’s largest home improvement retailer reported total revenue of $35.719 billion for the quarter, beating analyst forecasts of $34.88 bi...

February 23, 2022
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Pfizer Q4 results announced

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) reported its Q4 financial results before the market open on Wall Street on Tuesday. The world’s third largest pharmaceutical company reported total revenue of $23.838 billion in the previous quarter (105% increase from the same...

February 9, 2022
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Nike latest numbers are in

Nike Inc. (NKE) reported its fiscal 2022 financial results for its second quarter ended November 30, 2021. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers. The US sporting goods company reported revenue of $11.36 billion in the quarter (up by 1% from th...

December 22, 2021
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Markets stage comeback rally as COVID fears ease.. for now

After Fridays steep decline on concerns of a resurgent COVID strain, global markets staged a comeback rally on Monday. Dip buyers appeared after investors reassessed their worst-case scenarios on the back of reassuring news that the threat from the o...

December 1, 2021
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Equity and FX markets whipsaw between risk on and risk off

In August equities and risk currencies dipped as fears of slowing global growth, rising Delta strain cases and tapering of loose monetary policy from central banks saw the markets switch to risk off mode. With some milder inflation figures from the U...

August 30, 2021
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XPeng tops earnings expectations for Q2

XPeng reported its Q2 financial results before the opening bell on Thursday, beating analyst expectations. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers. The company reported total revenue of $582.50 million in the second quarter, above analyst foreca...

August 27, 2021
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Salesforce Q2 numbers are in

Salesforce released its latest earnings numbers for Q2 after the closing bell on Wednesday. The cloud-based software company reported total revenue of $6.34 billion in the second quarter of the year, beating analyst forecast of $6.24 billion. The ...

August 26, 2021
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General Motors Q2 results announced

General Motors Q2 results announced General Motors released their second quarter earnings report before Wednesday’s opening bell. The company reported total revenue of $34.17 billion in the second quarter vs. $30.9 billion expected. Earnings ...

August 6, 2021
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Preview: Non-Farm Payroll Announcement

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 ti...

August 6, 2021
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NIO truly delivers in July

NIO reported its latest delivery numbers for last month on Monday. The ‘Chinese Tesla’ delivered a total of 7,931 vehicles last month – a 124.5% year-on-year increase. About NIO NIO is a Chinese electric car manufacturer founded in 2014 b...

August 4, 2021
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US, AUS equities hit all-time highs as central banks remain dovish on back of Delta strain worries.

July was the month we saw the inflation narrative take a back seat to concerns global growth could take a hit from the resurgent COVID Delta strain. Last month’s fears of central banks tapering asset purchases have been put to one side, as investor...

August 2, 2021
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Facebook Q2 numbers top expectations

The world's sixth-largest company, Facebook, reported its latest financial results for the second quarter after the closing bell on Wednesday – beating Wall Street expectations. The company reported total revenue of $29.08 billion (56% increase ...

July 29, 2021
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Tesla reports positively charged Q2 results

This week is set to be another busy one in the United States with some of the world’s largest companies including Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet and Facebook set to release Q2 financial results. First up, it’s Tesla: the world’s largest electric ve...

July 27, 2021
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