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.

Nasdaq: Profit Taking on the Table

Nasdaq: Profit Taking on the Table

The Nasdaq Composite Index under performed today giving up 0.17 percent to 8,038.66 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) adds 43.42 points, or 0.16 percent, to 26,794.31, and the S&P 500 trading 0.03 percent lower to 2,993.60. Wall Street is heading for third week in a row with gains. [...]
European Equities Update

European Equities Update

European equities trading cautiously higher in early trade on Friday following a strong performance on Wall Street as S&P 500 hit a record closing all time high at 2,954 and a mixed session in Asian markets with investors sentiment fragile by escalating tensions between the Iran and US. A report [...]
S&P at Fresh High

S&P at Fresh High

Wall Street extends gains for fourth day in a row as equities attract investor’s bids after FED removed the patience stance and open the doors for interest rate cuts as soon as July. Dow Jones is adding 0.71 percent to 26,690, the S&P 500 gain 0.59 percent to 2,943 while [...]
What will Drive FX Markets Today

What will Drive FX Markets Today

In old continent today investors await the UK retail sales data, to be released at 08:30GMT. The ECB Economic Bulletin will be released at 09:00GMT while the Eurozone Consumer Confidence will be released at 14:00GMT In the American trading session the weekly Jobless Claims, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index and [...]
FOMC Policy Meeting Preview (upd)

FOMC Policy Meeting Preview (upd)

Here are the key quotes that we have collect from major banks across the globe about their expectations from Fed’s policy decision tomorrow: Nordea Markets: suggests that they doubt that the US Fed will be ready to cut its policy rates at today’s FOMC meeting but expect a clear signal [...]
FOMC Policy Meeting Preview

FOMC Policy Meeting Preview

Here are the key quotes that we have collect from major banks across the globe about their expectations from Fed’s policy decision tomorrow: ABN AMRO: Dots to shift, but not aggressively "Finally, we expect the quarterly ‘dot plot’ rate projections to signal a shift to easing." "As of the March [...]
DAX Jumps, More Stimulus Ahead by ECB

DAX Jumps, More Stimulus Ahead by ECB

The German Dax benchmark index rallies after dovish comments by ECB President Mario Draghi, who said that if the Eurozone economy slows and the ECB inflation target is threatened, “additional stimulus will be required”. He cited global trade war as one of the key factors weighing on exports, particularly manufacturing, [...]
Nikkei Trades Lower, Positive Momentum Holds

Nikkei Trades Lower, Positive Momentum Holds

The Japanese Nikkei 225 benchmark trades lower today at 20,958 as traders await the key Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday for clues on the Central Banks next move. This will be one of the most important meetings, where apart from the rate decision, the statement and press conference, we also [...]
Dow Starts Higher ahead of FOMC Meeting

Dow Starts Higher ahead of FOMC Meeting

Indices in Wall Street started higher on Monday with the Dow Jones adding 66 points to 26,132 as traders await the key Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday for clues on the Central Banks next move. This will be one of the most important meetings, where apart from the rate decision, [...]
FTSE 100 positive bias Ahead of BoE and FED

FTSE 100 positive bias Ahead of BoE and FED

FTSE 100 started the week flat at 7,343 as traders adopted a cautious stance on risk heading into this week's key event; the FED policy meeting while global markets closely monitoring military developments in the Gulf region and an escalation in US-China trade war. The July futures suggest a 66.6% [...]