Nikkei225_Equities_0802

After two weeks of a choppy trading in most of the global equities, due to the global geopolitical tensions, some of these indices tried to recover losses. However and so far, they are still far away from recovering. This is even though the geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea has eased significantly ahead of the Jackson Hole me...

2017-08-28 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more

A few days ago, fears were across the board; tensions were rising (and still rising) between the US and North Korea and so far, there is no sign of de-escalation. Yet, all of a sudden and after a notable decline in global equities and the US Dollar, side by side with rising safe haven assets, including Gold, Silver, Japanese Yen, and the Swiss ...

2017-08-16 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more

Since the beginning of the week, North Korea and the US are threatening each other, every other hour, and as always, the global markets and the investors are the biggest victims. Two words were enough to shake the global equities, including the US, Europe, and Asia. In addition, those two words were also enough to push safe haven assets sharply...

2017-08-10 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Euro Dollar_Technical outlook

Despite the recent remarks by many of the Federal Reserve members last week, the US Dollar failed once again to sustain any gains across the board. This is also despite the fact that the Federal Reserve is planning to sell some of its assets later this year. Most of the members including the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen are still looking ...

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

In the past few hours, global equities saw tough sessions, whether in Europe, Asia, or the US. Most of the indices saw a decline of not less than 1%, while fear index spiked significantly. Who can we blame in yesterday’s declines? The answer is simple - world’s central bank governors. Many of the central bankers indicated earlier this week that...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
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
Comey_FBI_USD_Equities_0906

Former FBI director James B. Comey on Thursday used a dramatic appearance before the national audience to sharply criticize the character of the president, accusing Trump of firing him over the Russia investigation and then misleading the public about the reason for the dismissal. Comey made is clear by saying that Trump and his team told “lies...

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

Image via tua ulamac For the past few weeks, the political situation has been deteriorating in the US especially after the termination of the FBI Director James B. Comey. The global equities took a hit for a few days but recovered once again, and we are now approaching new record highs across the board. However, things are about to change and...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Manchester_Indices_2305

After the sad events that occurred overnight in the UK – Manchester, we have noticed some negative impact on the markets, including Asian equities, European equities, and currencies. However, such impact was short-lived and most of the markets have recovered its initial declines, supported by economic releases. Asian Equities Declines Desp...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Indices_equities_FTSE100_1005

Despite the fact that the political conditions in the US are worsened, while the earnings seasons so far seems to be positive, the US equities continued to gain more grounds, posting fresh all-time highs during yesterday’s session. The S&P500 spiked all the way to 2403, while DowJones Industrial Average is few points away from its 21169 all...

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