Indices_equities_ftse100_2106

Despite the fact that global equities have been declining a little bit since the announcement of Barclays scandal with Qatar, global equities are still near their record levels. At the same time, the bull market seems to be getting stronger and stronger day by day, with no signs of a correction anytime soon, and that raises some red flags and b...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Trump_Scandal_1805

It was definitely the most interesting day in the market since the US President Donald J. Trump was elected. Volatility increased significantly, fears index soared, stocks tumbled, USD tanked, while safe haven assets rallied. What’s The Catalyst? A few days ago, NY Times published an article which could be considered as the most significant...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FTSE, Indices

Yesterday’s FOMC Meeting Minutes gave the market another hint about the Federal Reserve possible policy change later this year. The Federal Reserve Meeting Minutes showed that there is a possibility to start unwinding its balance sheet later this year, but it didn’t give the market new clues about the number of rate hikes ahead. The Fed Fund F...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FTSE, Indices

Yesterday’s press conference by the UK prime minister Theresa May had indeed a huge impact on the markets, sending GBP higher across the board by more than 2.5%, while the FTSE100 Index posted its biggest one-day decline since the beginning of the year. Global equities also had eased a lot of their gains by the end of the day, while the US equi...

2017-01-18 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more