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
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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...

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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...

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If you have read our previous report on equities, you would notice that most of the indices that we mentioned did move according to our plan. Most of the global equities continued to retrace to the downside. The retracement comes just right before the earnings season. However, the geopolitical tension played the biggest role in such move. Afte...

2017-04-20 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
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FTSE 100 Near Record High FTSE 100 managed to stabilise well above its former resistance area which stands at 7100 at the end of January, leading to another push higher all the way to 7300 during yesterday’s trading. Looking at the chart, the index is also trading well above its 50 DMA, which keeps the bullish outlook unchanged, at least in ...

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Global equities are gaining more momentum by the days, some of the indices posted a new record over the past few days, while some are still rising, but far away from their significant levels. However, the question remains is where to invest? Since the end of the US elections and Trump’s inauguration, uncertainty remains on the rise, while some ...

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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
FTSE, Indices

Another day with lack of fundamentals across the board, yet the market volatility is expected to gradually rise through the day, as the Fed Fund Futures for December meeting hit the 100% mark, which means that traders are fully sure that the Fed will raise rates in December of this year. However, for me, this is alarming and should be watched ve...

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Last Thursday, the ECB chairman Mario Draghi again surprised the markets with more confusion. We all know that he is one of the most surprising chairman of the ECB with his actions and remarks. Yet, Thursday’s remarks added more confusion toward the ECB's upcoming plan, leading to a notable rally in the Euro for a limited time. The currency then...

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