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Weekly Market Overview (videos)

Currency rates fluctuations and price dynamics of other assets essentially depend on economic and political life in countries, industries and multinational corporations. Political, economic and financial news directly or indirectly affect the price dynamics. The refore, regular monitoring of international news, publications of macro-statistic reports help in Forex and CFD trading.
Every week you have an opportunity to watch market overview on major world events with estimates of their influence on financial markets.

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Dovish comments by Federal Reserve chair Powell and hopes for strong sales in the post-Thanksgiving holiday season lifted US equities last week. US stock market recouped previous week’s losses as Powell’s statement the interest rate is now “just below” neutral rate was interpreted as a signal the central bank may slow the pace of rate hikes next year. The SP 500 rose 4.9% and the ICE US dollar index gained 0.2%.

All major global stock indices rebounded from significant losses of the previous...

26/11/2018

Technology sector woes as global growth slowing concerns came to fore again on US-China trade dispute uncertainty were a drag on global equities market last week. US stock market losses deepened with Apple still in the van of technology retreat. The SP 500 lost 3.8% while the ICE US dollar index gained 0.6%.

Major global stock indices sustained significant...

19/11/2018

US stock market gave up previous week’s post-elections gains as technology shares fell led by Apple last week. 1 The SP 500 lost 1.6% and the ICE US dollar index ended down 0.5%.

Major global stock indices reversed their movements from previous week. The Nikkei 225 index recorded the biggest change: it fell 2.6%. The dynamics of major currency pairs’...

13/11/2018

US stock market post elections rally buoyed global market sentiment last week as uncertainty about changes on US political landscape receded. As Democrats took over House majority the SP 500 gained 2.1% and the ICE US dollar ended up 0.4%.

All major global stock indices except Hong Kong’s added to previous week’s gains.2 The Hang Seng index gave...

6/11/2018

Easing of US-China trade war concerns and better than expected US corporate reports and economic data buoyed global stock market last week. 1 The SP 500 rebounded 2.4% last week and the ICE US dollar rose 0.2%.

All major global stock indices recovered from sharp drops of last week. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index booked the biggest gain: it rallied 7.6%....