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.

DAX index Gives Up 2.39% On Trumps New Tariffs

DAX index Gives Up 2.39% On Trumps New Tariffs

DAX index and European peers are down over 2% lower as investor’s attention turns to President Trump tweets that rattled markets as he announced an additional 10% tariffs on the remaining USD300 billion worth of US imports from China, starting September 1st. As of writing, the DAX index trading 2.40 [...]
Nikkei 225 Turns Bearish as Risk Off Prevails

Nikkei 225 Turns Bearish as Risk Off Prevails

Nikkei 225 and Asian indices finished sharply lower today after President Trump rattled markets as he announced an additional 10% tariffs on the remaining USD300 billion worth of US imports from China, starting September 1st. The Hang Seng finished 2.26 percent lower at 26,943, the Shanghai composite ended 1,33 percent [...]
Nikkei 225 Successfully Tests the 50 Day MA and Rebounds

Nikkei 225 Successfully Tests the 50 Day MA and Rebounds

Nikkei 225 ended almost unchanged while Asian indices finished lower today after the Fed cut interest rates by 25 bp as expected and poor progress made in US-China trade talks in Shanghai. The Hang Seng finished 0.90 percent lower at 27,527, the Shanghai composite ended 0,82 percent lower to 2,908 [...]
FTSE 100 Trades Lower Ahead of Fed

FTSE 100 Trades Lower Ahead of Fed

FTSE 100 underperforms its European peers today giving up 0.54 percent at 7,604 as US-China negotiations finished early, although there was reportedly a "willingness to continue discussions". FTSE 100 has totally discounted the Johnson election and now the focus turns on the Brexit strategy that Johnson will follow. On the [...]
Nikkei 225 Ends Higher As BoJ Keeps Rates Unchanged

Nikkei 225 Ends Higher As BoJ Keeps Rates Unchanged

Asian indices and Nikkei 225 finished higher today ahead of the Fed interest rates decision on Wednesday and U.S. trade negotiators will visit Shangai for their first face-to-face talk with Chinese officials since the G20 meeting. The Hang Seng finished 0.23 percent higher at 28,176, the Shanghai composite ended 0,39 [...]
DAX Index Gives Up Early Gains, Ahead of Fed

DAX Index Gives Up Early Gains, Ahead of Fed

European indices started mixed the week as investor’s attention turns to Fed’s decision later this week and a new round of talks between the China and US. As of writing, the DAX index trading 0.07 percent lower at 12,411 giving up early gains. Macro news from Spain reported earlier showed [...]