Weekly Market Overview (videos)

Currency rates fluctuations and price dynamics of other assets essentially depend on economic and political life in countries, industries and multinational corporations. Political, economic and financial news directly or indirectly affect the price dynamics. Therefore, regular monitoring of international news, publications of macro-statistic reports help in Forex and CFD trading.
Every week you have an opportunity to watch market overview on major world events with estimates of their influence on financial markets.

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Last week, there was a high volatility in the US stock market. The firing of the FBI director James Comey resulted in the correction of the main indices. By the end of the week, the market recovered amid the decrease of the political tension.

On Monday, it became known that Saudi Arabia and Russia supported the further restriction on oil extraction till the end of March, 2018. The July futures on Brent oil rose by 1.9% to $51.82 per barrel on London’s ICE Futures exchange. The Asian stock indices...


Last week was marked by the strengthening of the US dollar and the stock market. The decline in political uncertainty and the increase in Treasury yields acted as determining factors.

On Monday, the US dollar strengthened on the background of Macron’s victory in presidential elections. The ICE dollar index, which measures the US dollar against the...


This week it became known the Fed left the federal funds rate at its current level. The open market committee optimism supports the US currency and the stock market. Safety assets retreat.

Monday was marked by the reduction of prices in energy products. Prices fell by 1%. It was revealed that the active rigs count for oil and gas production in the US...


Last week the US indices showed a significant growth on the background of positive corporate reports. It resulted in the reduction of currency positions and weakening of the US dollar against the basket of the most traded currencies.

On Monday, the US stocks rose after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential elections...


Hello dear traders, let us see how markets evolved in the past week. US stocks advanced while the US dollar edged lower last week. Stocks rose on Monday despite weak economic data: the Empire State manufacturing survey showed the gauge of manufacturing activity in the New York area fell to 5.2 in April, down from a two-year high of 16.4 in March.