Indices

 

Find out what is moving stock market indices such as the FTSE 100, Dow 30, S&P 500, DAX 30, and Nasdaq 100 by our experienced traders and market strategists. We cover all major indices, but also write about smaller and volatile indices such as the South African stock market index.

To better understand stock market indices, we help you to stay on top of global and domestic economic issues, central bank, and government policies. We also provide actionable information such as relevant technical analysis to understand better what where traders are placing their entry, stop loss, and take profit orders.

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Futures Rally Ahead of NFP Data

The Dow Jones futures trading higher for one more day breaking above the 200-day moving average as the optimism about a fast recovery in the economy continues to push risky assets and stocks around the globe higher.  European equities continue yesterday's rally after the ECB surprised markets adding 600 billion [...]
London FTSE

FTSE 100 Breaks Above the 10-Day SMA, Lloyds Shines

FTSE 100 resumes the upward trend after yesterday’s losses as investors sentiment boosted on hopes for a fast recovery of the economies around the globe. On the economic data, earlier today reported that the UK Halifax House Prices came in at -0.2%, beating the expectations of -0.7% in May. The [...]
DAX index

Here’s why automakers in the DAX index are bouncing back today

The DAX index rallied by almost 2% today as the market continued to react to the ECB interest rate decision. In this, the bank left interest rates unchanged and decided to add €600 billion into its original €750 billion program. This stimulus, together with the Merkel-led fiscal stimulus will help German stocks in the near term.

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ASX 200

ASX 200 cruises past $6,000 as NAB and Westpac share price fly

The ASX 200 made a major milestone today. The index moved above the important psychological level of $6,000 as investors reacted to the positive emergence of the economy. By gaining about 40 basis points, the index outperformed its New Zealand counterpart. Shares in the big four banks rose sharply after UBS issues an upgrade on two.

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S&P 500

S&P 500 Opens Marginally Higher As Initial Jobless Claims Drop

The S&P 500 index opened marginally higher on Thursday, but the upside momentum lacks a punch as a variety of mixed news and data hit the markets. The Initial Jobless Claims for this week were marginally higher than projected but were lower than the previous week's data. Despite starting the...

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