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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.

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Market-Moving Coronavirus-Related Headlines You Might Have Missed Last Week

This past week, economic data took a backseat to actions being taken by governments to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic which has crippled the world. In case you missed it, there was a lot of money involved.

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Sellers Return to Nasdaq 100, Snapping Three-Day of Gains

Nasdaq 100 started sharply lower as the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S., top 82,40, surpassing Italy and China, while Spain recorded the highest single day in deaths. Meanwhile, the economic data disappointment continues today after yesterday’s historic high of jobless claims. The U.S. Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index came...

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Market Brief: Nikkei 225, Hang Seng Higher as Risk Improves; JPY Strength Across the Board

The Nikkei 225 and other Asian stock indices traded higher today mimicking the performance of Wall Street last night. But the JPY is leading currencies. In fact, EURJPY presents a strong technical setup for a sell.

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Nikkei 225 Index Eyes ¥20,100 as Japan Readies Record Stimulus

The Nikkei 225 index joined other global stocks today and rallied by more than 2.5%. This was its best-performing-day since Tuesday this week. The main reason for the rally was that investors are optimistic of more stimulus from the Japanese government as the number of Coronavirus cases in the country [...]
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S&P 500 Index Higher As Unemployment Jumps

S&P 500 started firmly higher despite the historic high of jobless claims reported earlier. Jobless claims for the March 20 week came in at 3283K, well above the expectations of 1000K as the coronavirus outbreak forced companies to shut down and lay off employees across many sectors of the economy. [...]