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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. The refore, 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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Continued re-pricing of risk assets triggered by higher government bond yields translated into global equities market slump last week. The SP 500 extended losses 4.1% and the Nasdaq composite dipped into correction territory as 10-year Treasury note briefly rose to a seven-year high above 3.25% last week. Both the Dow Jones industrial average and SP 500 logged third straight weekly declines and futures point to lower openings today.

Japan’s NIKKEI Index recorded the steepest decline among the major...

9/10/2018

Positive US economic data which triggered re-pricing of equities as government bond yields rose, as well as easing of concerns about Italy’s budget deficit were global equities markets’ main drivers last week. The SP 500 extended losses 1% last week as rising bond yields made riskier investments – stocks relatively less attractive.

Hong Kong’s...

2/10/2018

The third quarter-point rate increase by the Federal Reserve as the world’s largest central bank indicated it plans to continue further monetary tightening through 2020 damped the upside momentum of global equities last week. The SP 500 ended 0.5% lower last week as the Fed raised federal funds rate to 2% - 2.25% range. Central bank officials’ projections...

25/9/2018

US stocks rallied on positive data leading global markets higher last week despite US-Sino trade tensions escalation. Clearly optimism about US economic health supported by upbeat corporate performance and more positive data outweighed trade war concerns as President Trump restated the US had no choice but to impose tariffs on imports from China.

The...

18/9/2018

Alterations in market perception of easing of trade war tensions between the US and China drove global market volatility last week. Optimism world’s two largest economies could start working toward an acceptable trade settlement helped lift global stock market while dollar weakened.

The SP 500 rebounded 1.2% last week while the ICE dollar index fell...