Wall Street at record high - will it continue?

Ben Weiss, Thursday, 4 July 2019

Since mid-June, it has seemed inevitable that the Dow would break through its (now previous) all-time high of 26953.5. Last night, the Dow finally managed to reach the historic milestone, but will the rise continue and how far will it go?

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DAX struggling as Germany close to recession

Ben Weiss, Thursday, 14 February 2019

After fluctuating heavily, the DAX is now in decline as Germany narrowly avoids two consecutive periods of negative growth. What has caused this economic slowdown and could it have global implications?

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Commodities, Indices, Forex, General

Markets Resilient, Oil Slips...

George Walker, Friday, 30 November 2018

The Bank of England’s view is that Britain risks suffering an even bigger hit to its economy than during the global financial crisis 10 years ago if it leaves the European Union in a worst-case Brexit scenario in four months’ time. Taking all this into account, the UK and German signature Indices were little changed with the stand out weekly performance coming from Wall Street.

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Indices, Shares

UK 100 Tanks From London Open

Michael Baker, Wednesday, 1 August 2018

The UK 100 saw a strong sell off on the 8 am London open after mulling over a mixed bag of news. The index has shown signs of a breakdown approaching the 50% fib (7635) from the June low to the July high. This morning’s aggressive selling saw the index drop by 116 points.

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Indices, Forex

It’s all Geopolitical in the week ahead

David Papier, Thursday, 31 May 2018

Last week markets across the board were volatile, selling off from near record highs. Investors were spooked by the possibility that Italy, the third-largest eurozone economy, could deliver a boost to eurosceptic parties in a snap election that could be held by the end of July. With all eyes on Italy, it's going to be an interesting week ahead.

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Indices, General, Forex

Updates from the UK, Europe and the US make for a compelling week ahead

David Papier, Monday, 21 May 2018

Last week the dollar carried on strengthening against the Euro and GDP which are once again trading back near the lowest level seen this year against the greenback. This helped push European indices, such as the export dominated German DAX and the FTSE 100, which consists mainly of international earning companies, to trade near all time record highs.

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