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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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Uncertainty about the outcome of reopened US-China trade negotiations weighed on global equities last week despite reports China is prepared to allow foreign corporations greater access to the Chinese market. US stock market extended losses: The SP 500 fell 1.2% led by health care shares while the ICE US dollar index gained 0.1%.

London’s FTSE 100 was the only major stock index among the five largest global indexes which managed to end higher. Nikkei recorded the biggest loss: it fell 1.4%. Half...

3/12/2018

Dovish comments by Federal Reserve chair Powell and hopes for strong sales in the post-Thanksgiving holiday season lifted US equities last week. US stock market recouped previous week’s losses as Powell’s statement the interest rate is now “just below” neutral rate was interpreted as a signal the central bank may slow the pace of rate hikes...

26/11/2018

Technology sector woes as global growth slowing concerns came to fore again on US-China trade dispute uncertainty were a drag on global equities market last week. US stock market losses deepened with Apple still in the van of technology retreat. The SP 500 lost 3.8% while the ICE US dollar index gained 0.6%.

Major global stock indices sustained significant...

19/11/2018

US stock market gave up previous week’s post-elections gains as technology shares fell led by Apple last week. 1 The SP 500 lost 1.6% and the ICE US dollar index ended down 0.5%.

Major global stock indices reversed their movements from previous week. The Nikkei 225 index recorded the biggest change: it fell 2.6%. The dynamics of major currency pairs’...

13/11/2018

US stock market post elections rally buoyed global market sentiment last week as uncertainty about changes on US political landscape receded. As Democrats took over House majority the SP 500 gained 2.1% and the ICE US dollar ended up 0.4%.

All major global stock indices except Hong Kong’s added to previous week’s gains.2 The Hang Seng index gave...