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 Starts Higher, Time to Sell?

Nasdaq Starts Higher, Time to Sell?

Wall Street indices started higher the day with the Nasdaq on positive foot adding 0.06% higher at 8,208.02. The Dow Jones Industrial Average currently is trading 0.14% higher at 27,220, while the S&P 500 trading 0.09% at 2,988.5 after United States Redbook Index (year over year) came in at 4.9% [...]

Dow Jones Might Challenge All-Time High

As the US morning is underway, the Dow Jones Industrial Average future had risen by 32 basis points on the heels of a surge in European stock markets. The DAX 30 was up by 1.35% at the time of writing, while the CAC 40 was up by 0.7%. As for [...]
Nikkei 225 Ends Higher on Improved Sentiment

Nikkei 225 Ends Higher on Improved Sentiment

Asian indices and Nikkei finished higher as stock investors cheered news that U.S. trade negotiators will likely visit China next week for their first face-to-face talk with Chinese officials since the G20 meeting. Traders’ attention focused on the Fed policy meeting next week as hopes of a 50bp cut to [...]
S&P 500 Starts Higher, Earnings in Focus

S&P 500 Starts Higher, Earnings in Focus

Wall Street indices started mixed the week with the S&P 500 on positive foot adding 0.34% higher at 2,977.90. The Dow Jones currently trading -0.19% lower at 27,105, while the Nasdaq trading 0.54% at 8,191 after White House and Congress are finalizing an agreement that would raise the debt limit [...]
FTSE 100 Index Struggles to Trade Higher

FTSE 100 Remains Capped By July 16 High

At the time of writing, the FTSE 100 was up by 33 points, as the price added to its gains after stabilizing from the 7475 level on Friday. However, the immediate price trend of the FTSE 100 was still bearish, and the price will probably need to overcome the July [...]

Nikkei 225 Rises Sharply On Possibility of 50bp Rate Cut

The Nikkei 225 average rose sharply in Friday’s Asian trading session as FOMC member John Williams boosted hopes of a more aggressive rate cut than the market is expecting. The Japanese index rose more than 400 points after hitting a session low of 20992 after comments by the New York [...]
Nikkei Recovers Yesterday’s Losses

Nikkei Recovers Yesterday’s Losses

Asian indices and Nikkei finished higher as stock investors cheered dovish comments from New York Fed President John Williams and strong earnings from Microsoft. The Hang Seng finished 1.06 percent higher at 28,7628, the Shanghai composite ended 0.78 percent higher to 2,923 and the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.36 [...]