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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US stock indices closed marginally higher on Monday led by energy stocks as investors were cautious to make big bets ahead of earnings season. Investors expect higher profits with FactSet estimating first-quarter earnings could rise as much as 12%. The dollar inched lower pulling back after a rally following rising geopolitical tensions as the US struck a Syrian air base after a suspected chemical weapons attack that killed civilians. In Europe, French stocks underperformed after Sunday polls showed...

11/4/2017

Last week the dollar index continued rising, while the US stock prices slightly dropped. On Monday, weak data on car sales for March were released in the US. Because of this, the stocks of General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford markedly declined. However, the overall decrease of the US stock indices was not so significant due to the positive ISM Manufacturing...

5/4/2017

Last week both the dollar index and the US stock prices rose. On Monday, no significant economic data came out in the US. Bearish momentum prevailed in the stock exchanges. The Dow index declined for the 8th time in a row. This is the longest and the most continuous slump since 2011. Investors negatively accepted the failure of Donald Trump’s attempt...

29/3/2017

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...

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...

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