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 retreats ahead of US nonfarm payrolls data

The Dow Jones declined slightly in the futures market, ending a four-day rally that has taken it to the highest level since March. The index reacted to news that some airlines were starting to consider resuming flights and that the ECB was adding more funds to its quantitative easing program. [...]
FTSE 100

FTSE 100 wavers as Tesco share price rises; Rolls Royce under pressure

The FTSE 100 index was barely moved today as the three-day rally took a breather. As of this writing, the index is trading at £6,385, which is a few points above the opening price. Nonetheless, the index has outperformed other European indices like the DAX index, CAC 40, and Stoxx 40, that declined slightly today.

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Nifty 50 New Delhi

Market Brief: Asian Stocks Mixed, Nifty 50 Breaks Below 10,000

Asian stocks ended mixed on Wednesday after reaching two-month highs as the expectations of further stimulus and a V-shaped recovery, supports risky assets around the globe. Wall Street finished higher yesterday after the U.S. ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI came in at 45.4

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ASX 200

ASX 200 forms doji as travel and Qantas share price fly

The ASX 200 index added more than 90 points today as investors continued to cheer the ongoing recovery of the economy. This was the fourth straight day of gains for the blue-chip Australian bourse. At the same time, the ten-year government bond fund yield rose above 1% for the first time since March.

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Nikkei

Nikkei 225 savage rally fades below key resistance; what next?

The Nikkei 225 index rose by about 20 points as the market remained optimistic about the recovery of the world economy. Investors were unfazed by a sudden spike in new coronavirus cases in Tokyo. Similarly, other Asian indices like the Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite, and KOSPI also rose. Nikkei 225 [...]
Nasdaq 100

ADP Employment Change Beats Expectations; Nasdaq 100 Edges Higher

The Nasdaq 100 index edged higher this afternoon after the ADP Employment Change data came out better-than-expected. Private sector employment change figures released by Automatic Data Processing Inc. showed job losses of 2760K in May 2020, versus the 9000K job losses projected by economists and market analysts. This figure was [...]