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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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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 Hang Seng Index turned the worst performer among the major stock market indices last week, closing 4.4% lower. Among major currency pairs the biggest...

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.

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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...

11/9/2018

Failure to reach a mutually acceptable agreement last week in US-Canada trade talks as US planned to implement tariffs on $200 billion Chinese imports and President Trump indicated readiness to order additional tariffs on $267 billion worth of imports set the downcast sentiment for global equities. Global equities retreated while the dollar strengthened.

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