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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The US stock market and the ICE US dollar index ended last week higher. US markets ended lower on Monday with losses in technology stocks undermining investor confidence second session in a row. The dollar slipped despite a three-day streak of rising Treasury yields. US stocks ended at record highs on Tuesday. SP 500 and the ICE dollar index ended lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate. The Fed hiked rates to between 1% and 1.25% and Fed chair Janet Yellen said...


The US stock market pulled back in a slight correction in the last week while the dollar index rebounded. US markets ended lower on Monday with more weak data undermining investor confidence after disappointing May jobs report: the ISM Non-Manufacturing index slipped to 56.9 in May from 57.5 in previous month, a 12-year high, and factory orders fell...


Last week was calm. The stock indices in the US and Europe showed an increase. At the same time, the tension of market participants is rising. Investment volumes in alternative assets - bonds, precious metals and real estate show positive dynamics.

On Monday, the dollar index continued its recovery showing an increase of 0.1% to 97.544. The optimism...


The past week was marked by two important events: the meetings of the OPEC and the Group of Seven leaders. Oil futures rose on the expectations of the meeting, but corrected after the meeting of the cartel members. The critical tone of the G7 meeting led to an increase of demand for safe assets, including gold.

On Monday, the European stocks fell. The...


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...