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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.

European Equities Higher on Trade War Optimism

European Equities Higher on Trade War Optimism

European equities trading sharply higher on Monday amid renewed optimism after China - US trade truce agreed in Osaka, Japan. As of writing the DAX 30 is up 1.31 percent at 12,560 the CAC 40 in Paris is adding 0.80 percent at 5,583, in London the FTSE 100 is 1.14 [...]
Asian Indices, Nikkei Closes Lower as G20 Summit Starts

Asian Indices, Nikkei Closes Lower as G20 Summit Starts

Asian indices finished lower today as the much anticipated G20 started in Osaka, Japan. The Hang Seng ended 0.35 percent lower at 28,523, the Shangai composite slipped 0.60 percent to 2,978 and the Singapore Straits Times index finished 0.04 percent lower at 3,327. ASX 200 in Australia recorded its first [...]
Nasdaq edges Higher Ahead of G20

Nasdaq edges Higher Ahead of G20

The Nasdaq Composite Index outperformed today adding 0.73 percent to 7,967.76 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lost 10.24 points, or 0.04 percent, to 26,526.58, and the S&P 500 ended 0.38 percent higher to 2,924.92 on improved sentiment as traders await positive outcome from the G20 Summit in Osaka, [...]
DAX Bullish Above 12,135

DAX Bullish Above 12,135

The German Dax benchmark continues higher adding 0.19 percent at 12,268 as investor sentiment improves ahead of the G20 Summit and dovish stance from Central Banks around the world. President Donald Trump said that a deal with Xi Jinping is possible when the two meet this weekend, but warned that [...]
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 [...]