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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Beijing’s decision to exempt 16 types of US products from retaliatory import tariffs and President Trump’s response delaying implementation of tariff hikes from 25% to 30% on $250 billion of Chinese goods for two weeks as a “gesture of good will” highlighted easing trade war concerns last week. The SP 500, Dow and Nasdaq entered uptrend after breakouts from month-long consolidation triangles, extending gains exceeding 1%. The ICE US dollar index lost another 0.2%, entering into a downtrend.

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9/9/2019

China’s commerce ministry statement Beijing and Washington had set a tentative date for “early October” meeting for trade negotiations underlined risk on trading that dominated global equity markets last week. The SP 500 joined Dow and Nasdaq in breakouts from month-long consolidation triangles, extending gains 1.5%. The ICE US dollar index turned...

2/9/2019

Softening of Washington and Beijing rhetoric with China’s foreign ministry stating US and China negotiators were maintaining effective communication last week supported equities rebound. 1 The SP 500 rebounded 2.8% and DJI broke out of consolidation triangle with other two main US stock indexes also attempting breakouts after month-long consolidations....

26/8/2019

Global growth slowing concerns overshadowed equities markets last week despite possible tax cut stimulus talks by US officials. The SP 500 losses widened to 1.4% as China unveiled new 5% to 10% tariffs on another $75 billion worth of US goods, including autos. The ICE US dollar index turned 0.5% lower as President Trump announced additional duties on...

20/8/2019

Risk off trading dominated global equities markets last week as bond yields fell causing inversion of US Treasuries yield curve. The SP 500 losses deepened to 1.0% while the ICE US dollar index gained 0.7% as US announced delays for 10% tariffs earlier announced by President Trump on August 1 on Chinese goods worth $152 billion until mid-December.

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