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 the US dollar continued falling. Stock prices also showed negative dynamics. However, no significant economic data were released from Monday to Thursday. The main negative factor for the US assets became investors’ doubts that the new US President Donald Trump would manage to quickly embark on economic reforms stimulating the US industrial production. Meanwhile, such optimistic expectations pushed the S&P 500 stock index up by 11% since November 8, 2016, when Trump won the elections....

21/3/2017

Last week the US dollar index markedly dropped, while the US stocks remained almost unchanged. On Monday and Tuesday, no significant economic data came out. The change in stock indices was minimal. The dollar strengthened slightly on the Fed rate hike expectations. The next meeting of the US regulator took place on Wednesday without any surprises. The...

14/3/2017

According to the results of the last week the US stock indices remained almost unchanged, while the dollar index dropped. On Monday, positive economic data on the growth of industrial orders, as well as durable goods orders for January were released. However, investors neglected them concentrating on political news. Donald Trump accused Barak Obama’s...

7/3/2017

According to the results of the last week both the US stock prices and the dollar index rose. On Monday, durable goods orders for January exceeded the forecasts in the US. This pushed the US stock indices up. For the first time since 1987, the Dow Jones updated its record high for the 12th time in a row. The US President Donald Trump said that he would...

28/2/2017

Last week both the US stock prices and the dollar rose. On Monday, it was a day off in the US due to the holiday – the President's Day. On Tuesday, prices markedly rose in the US stock market due to good quarterly reporting of the largest retail network Wal-Mart. The US indices updated historic highs. The P/E ratio (market capitalization in relation...

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