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Fed decision the key focus later today, as Evergrande uncertainty remains
22 Sep 2021
Markets shrug off Evergrande fears with M&A also providing a lift
After yesterday’s big falls European markets have undergone a decent rebound today, as concerns over Evergrande’s fate get shifted to this week’s bond payments
Will Evergrande trigger a “Lehman moment”?
The indebted major property developer Evergrande, the second largest in China has trigger wide-spread contagion fear across the global financial markets
21 Sep 2021
Europe set for a higher open, UK public borrowing set to rise from July low
European markets had a bit of a shocker yesterday, posting their worst declines in two months with the DAX and FTSE100 both hitting a two-month low.
Not so grand as Evergrande spooks the markets, IAG flies on US travel rules change
The Evergrande-inspired sell-off in the Hang Seng, which hit 13-month lows, has bled into today’s European session with big falls for the FTSE 100 and the DAX.
Rising prices push stagflation concerns onto the radar
The last few weeks has seen equity markets struggle to make gains of any significant size, and all the while concerns have been rising about a number of different factors.
20 Sep 2021
FTSE 100 drops below 7,000 as bond yields spike
After an initially positive start, markets in Europe have pulled back from their intraday highs, with the FTSE 100 slipping below 7,000, to a six-week low.
18 Sep 2021
UK retail sales set for a rebound in August
While European markets managed to post modest gains yesterday it is becoming increasingly apparent that there is little in the way of direction for equity markets at the moment.
17 Sep 2021
Airlines rebound helps to buoy European markets
It’s been a slightly better day for markets in Europe, shrugging off a weak Asia handoff, with some decent gains for travel and leisure, which has enjoyed a respite
Europe set for a positive start, ahead of US retail sales
Having got off to a positive start to the week on Monday, the last two days have been disappointing ones for European markets. Yesterday’s weakness was driven by a surge in energy prices,
16 Sep 2021
European stocks slip back as energy prices surge, China data disappoints
European markets have struggled again today with little in the way of direction, after a weak lead from Asia markets which fell back after Chinese retail sales dropped sharply to 2.5% in August,
Apple share price dips as product launch disappoints
With the Christmas season approaching, September is usually the time Apple sets out its stall for what tends to be its most lucrative quarter.
15 Sep 2021
China retail sales slow sharply, UK inflation set to surge in August
Although yesterday’s US inflation report came in weaker than expected, with US core CPI prices slipping back from 4.5% to 4% in August, markets still decided to adopt a glass half empty approach
The DAX revamp: from boring 30 to sexy 40
Germany’s benchmark stock index, the DAX 30 has undergone a major historical comprehensive reform since the launch of it in 1988
Stocks remain under pressure despite US inflation cooling in August
Having got off to a positive start yesterday, today’s price action looks set to follow the pattern of last week, where after a similar Monday rally, sentiment deteriorated
All eyes on US CPI, as price pressures continue to rise
After such a disappointing performance last week it was perhaps inevitable that we’d see a modest pullback as European markets got the week off to a positive start,
14 Sep 2021
European markets start the week on the front foot as energy prices surge
European markets have got off to a positive start to the week, with the energy sector helping to push the FTSE100 back up towards the 7,100 level,
Chart of the week – Potential bearish move for GBP/JPY to retest key support
19 Sep 2021
The Week Ahead: BoE & Fed meetings, German election; Nike, FedEx results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (20 to 26 September), and view our key company earnings schedule.
Upcoming indices dividend drop points
View the estimated indices dividend drop points* for week commencing 20 September 2021.
The Week Ahead: retail sales, UK unemployment; Darktrace, Ocado, Kier results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (13 to 17 September), and view our key company earnings schedule.
11 Sep 2021
Germany 30 Is Getting a Makeover
Following the collapse of Wirecard, new changes were announced to the Germany 30, which will come into effect this month.
07 Sep 2021
The Week Ahead: ECB meeting, UK GDP; GameStop, Morrisons results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (6 to 10 September), and view our key company earnings schedule.
04 Sep 2021
US non-farm payrolls webinar recording: 3 September 2021
View our live recording of the US non-farm payrolls webinar as the all-important numbers were announced, from chief market analyst, Michael Hewson.
Chart of the week – WTI Crude (cash) further potential recovery ahead
29 Aug 2021
The Week Ahead: US payrolls, Barratt, Melrose, Zoom results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (30 August to 3 September), and view our key company earnings schedule.
28 Aug 2021
Chart of the week – Potential mean reversion rebound for EUR/JPY
22 Aug 2021
The Week Ahead: Jackson Hole Symposium; Bridgepoint, Salesforce results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (23-27 August), and view our key company earnings schedule.
21 Aug 2021
Another push up for Bitcoin?
After Bitcoin's six-month bullish explosion, there was a sizeable correction during Q2 of this year.
19 Aug 2021
How will the Walmart share price react to Q2 earnings?
Are expectations over Walmart’s second-quarter results too high and how will the share price react? Read our Q2 results preview.
16 Aug 2021
Chart of the week – Ethereum (ETH/USD) impulsive up move remains intact
15 Aug 2021
The Week Ahead: UK CPI, US Fed minutes, Nvidia, Robinhood results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (16-20 August), and view our key company earnings schedule.
14 Aug 2021
Chart of the week – Baidu (BIDU) due for a potential tactical rebound
08 Aug 2021
The Week Ahead: UK GDP, Aviva, Cineworld, Coinbase, Disney results
Read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (9-13 August), and view our key company earnings schedule.
07 Aug 2021