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.

Asian Indices Follow Wall Street into Red Territory

Major Asian indices are all trading lower for the day on the back of the weight shedding on the  US stock markets. The following Asian indices are profiled below. Japan’s Nikkei is trading 1.9% lower at 21,125.55 points. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index is trading 0.5% lower at 28,431.28 points. [...]
DAX Down 0.80% as SAP Gives up Over 6%

DAX Down 0.80% as SAP Gives up Over 6%

European indices trade lower today as investor’s attention turns to China-US trade tensions which resurface and following the release of disappointing results from Netflix (NFLX). As of writing the DAX 30 is 0.87 percent lower at 12,235 mostly dragged by SAP as its second quarter profits missed expectations and traders [...]
Nikkei Down 1.97% on China-US Trade relations Worries

Nikkei Down 1.97% on China-US Trade relations Worries

Asian indices and Nikkei finished lower as investors worry about China-US trade tensions resurface and following the release of disappointing results from Netflix (NFLX). The Hang Seng finished 0.63 percent lower at 28,408, the Shanghai composite ended 1.04 percent lower to 2,901 and the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.44 [...]
Nikkei, Hang Seng Lower on Trump’s Threats

Nikkei, Hang Seng Lower on Trump’s Threats

Asian indices finished lower as investors worried from Trump's comments that he could impose more tariffs on China if he wanted to. The Hang Seng finished 0.15 percent lower at 28,581, the Shanghai composite ended 0.20 percent higher to 2,931 and the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.01 percent lower [...]
Dax index

DAX 30 Bulls Try to Seize Control

The Dax 30 index, has been under pressure over the last few days, but as the new week starts it looks like buyers are making a serious attempting to carve out a low. At 8 am London time the DAX index soared by 75 basis points, but two hours later [...]
CAC 40 Turns Negative Despite Positive Start

CAC 40 Turns Negative Despite Positive Start

European indices trading mixed today as the Wall Street indices register record high on Friday and Asian equities also finished in positive foot.  Investor’s attention will turn to earnings reports this week. As of writing the DAX 30 is 0.25 percent higher at 12,353, after German Economy Ministry said that [...]
CAC 40 Outperforms the European Indices

CAC 40 Outperforms the European Indices

European indices trading higher today as the Wall Street indices register record high yesterday.  Investor’s attention turns to US PPI data later today. As of writing the DAX 30 is 0.09 percent higher at 12,343, the CAC 40 in Paris is 0.65 percent higher at 5,587 after EU Industrial production [...]
Asian Indices Higher After Wall Street Hits Record

Asian Indices Higher After Wall Street Hits Record

Asian equities finished higher as investors increase bets of rate cut in July after Jerome Powell’s testimony yesterday.  The Hang Seng finished 0.25 percent higher at 28,504, the Shanghai composite ended 0.51 percent higher to 2,937 and the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.15 percent higher to 3,355. Aussie stocks [...]