dax

The DAX, as it's most commonly known, is the largest of the indices on the European mainland, generally seen as the benchmark for core economic performance. The name is an abbreviation of Deutscher Akienindex (German stock index) and is run by Xetra - itself a subsidiary of Deutsche Boerse. The 30 part indicates that it has that number of compon...

2018-09-18 Daniel John Grady Read more
ftse 100

The FTSE 100 is one of the top five most traded indices in the world and is arguably the most followed in Europe. The full name is Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 (commonly known as "footsie 100" or just "Footsie") which harkens back to its founding as a joint venture between the Financial Times and London Stock Exchange to track the top 100 ...

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cash indices

Cash indices allow traders to invest in the current cash value of underlying indices, with tight spreads, attractive leverage and without commission expenses. Unlike the futures derivatives market, cash indices do not have expiry dates and can be used for both short- and long-term strategies. Popular indices traded include the US30, SPX500, N...

2018-09-05 Orbex Read more
Reversals vs Volatility

In this episode, Richard is following up on his previously posted “Trends And Reversals – Patterns And Correlations” article, in which a spike in volatility was underlined, as a possibility, along with a chance for the Market to commence a reversal sequence. The dollar bulls are showing signs of potential exhaustion, while metals and the EUR ...

2018-08-20 Richard Tataru Read more

The Market is reacting to fundamental events and multiple question marks seem to be appearing, as the trade war sentiment escalates. Moreover, it seems that earnings reports could surprise after all, with some global leaders in the tech field struggling to keep up with the expectations. Risk-off period seems to show persistence, as the YEN is...

2018-07-24 Richard Tataru Read more
markets vulnerable

In this episode, Richard is following up on the previously posted “Bullish Patterns on Gold – EUR Stronger – Investors looking at YEN” article, and continuing the views he share during the “The World Cup NFP! – LIVE” webinar. Richard is also backing his volatility spike theory, previously posted with the “Trade War Sentiment – Volatility Spik...

2018-07-17 Richard Tataru Read more
indices forex

Many wild swings occurred during the month of June 2018. On the fundamental side, tariff plans and trade war talks have caused some serious volatility, with the VIX presenting a spike in early June. This spike was mentioned as a possibility in the “Orbex Q3 – Market Outlook Report 2018”  report previously released, but also explained during t...

2018-07-13 Richard Tataru Read more

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise the Federal Funds Rate today, from 1.75% towards 2.00% benchmark points. Exactly at 18:00 GMT the FED will issue a statement, which will contain the interest rate outlook, along with its latest economic forecasts. At this stage, the Market already priced in the June Fed rate hike, therefore, ...

2018-06-13 Richard Tataru Read more
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