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.


Record ISM Services PMI Reading Lifts S&P 500 Index

The S&P 500 has recovered from initial losses in Thursday’s trading session, after the ISM Services PMI data surprised to the upside.  The Institute of Supply Management reports that the business conditions index in the U.S. services sector rose from 62.7 to 64.0, beating the market consensus number of 63.0. […]


FTSE 100: Symmetrical Triangle Suggests 7,300 As Upside Target

The FTSE 100 index continues its bullish run as the consolidation at the 7,000 appears to have ended. The market formed a symmetrical triangle that looks like a continuation pattern, and the measured move suggests 7,300 sooner rather than later. What is interesting is that the strength in the British […]

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Gains From Optimism on Economic Recovery

Dow Jones Industrial Average is up by 141.59 points or 0.41% to its current level of 34,464.64. The rallying has been fuelled by the strong US labor market data and subsequent optimism on economic recovery. On Thursday, the US Department of Labor indicated that initial jobless claims had dropped to […]