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.
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Global markets crawled higher last week despite lingering uncertainty about US-China trade dispute prospects as President Trump indicated he didn’t have a deadline for imposing additional tariffs on China. The S&P 500 added 0.5% last week while the ICE US dollar index recovered 1.0%.

All six major developed market stock indexes extended gains. Nikkei recorded the biggest advance: it rose 1.1%. All of six major currencies reversed previous week’s dynamics against the US dollar, while the range...

10/6/2019

Global equities rebounded last week after Fed chair Powell's comment central bank ‘will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion’ raised hopes Federal Reserve may soon implement rate cuts. President Trump’s decision to suspend imposition of tariffs on imports from Mexico on Friday also buoyed investors’ risk appetite. The S&P 500 jumped 4.4%...

3/6/2019

Global markets retreat deepened last week as President Trump’s surprise decision to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico added to global trade slowing concerns with no prospect of US-China dispute resolution. The S&P 500 loss more than doubled to 2.6% last week while the ICE US dollar index turned 0.2% higher.

Losses of five out of six major developed...

27/5/2019

Risk-off trading in global equity markets dominated last week with hopes of US -China trade dispute resolution in near term fading despite President Trump’s words that lifting the ban on Huawei may be a part of overall trade deal with China. The S&P 500 deepened losses 1.2% and the ICE US dollar index turned 0.4% lower last week.

FTSE 100 joined...

20/5/2019

Retreat in global equity markets persisted after China imposed retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of imports from US last week. And harsh rhetoric of Beijing after negotiations ended with no date set for continuing trade talks with US cast a pall on prospects of US -China trade deal. The S&P 500 extended losses 0.8% while the ICE US dollar index...