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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.

Nikkei Trades Higher Ahead of G20 Summit

Nikkei Trades Higher Ahead of G20 Summit

The Japanese Nikkei 225 benchmark trades higher today at 21,279 on improved sentiment as traders await a positive outcome from the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on Saturday in the first meeting since trade talks stopped in May. US equities ended [...]
FX Markets: US Final GDP Revision in Focus Today

FX Markets: US Final GDP Revision in Focus Today

In Asian session we had the report in Japan Foreign Investment in Japanese Stocks which dipped from previous ¥-95.4B to ¥-313.4B in June 21. The Japan Large Retailers' Sales data came in at -0.5%, better than forecasts of -1.2% for May. In New Zealand the ANZ Activity Outlook came in [...]
FTSE100 Trades Lower in Quiet Session

FTSE100 Trades Lower in Quiet Session

European equities trading lower midday as investors selling risky assets after the US imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran. As of writing the DAX gives up 0.10 percent at 12,261, CAC40 is 0.17 percent lower at 5,512, the FTSE100 in London is down 28 percent at 7,395 as [...]
Nikkei Trades Lower as Risk Return to Markets

Nikkei Trades Lower as Risk Return to Markets

The Japanese Nikkei 225 benchmark trades lower today at 21,176 amid geopolitical concerns and as traders await the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on Saturday in the first meeting since trade talks stopped in May. US equities also finished lower yesterday [...]
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 [...]