International Markets

Has A Big Bear Market Rally Just Finished ? 2019-03-23 Weekly Market Roundup

World Charts Look Risky Outside Bars Suggest Reversal Commodities Under Fire Timing on the Copper and Steel charts is Unnerving Energy-related ETFs and Stocks have Huge Caution Signs Watching to see if Gold is the Next Bullish Move (expecting a huge move) Continuing with my theme of t ...

Dollar supported by risk aversion trading

Friday March 22: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading mixed after the European Union agreed Thursday to a short Brexit delay. Investors are also weighing up further signs of a sluggish global economy as a plethora of G7 central banks reassess normalizing their monet ...

Combining International and Emerging Markets Equity ETFs

In our last two blogs, we found that index providers FTSE and MSCI currently disagree on how to classify Korean markets (as well as a few other smaller countries’ markets). FTSE allocates Korean stocks to its developed markets indices, while MSCI allocates them to its emerging markets indices. We ...

GBP on the Decline Ahead of BoE Announcement

GBP remains under pressure after volatile 24 hours Sterling volatility has certainly picked up over the last 24 hours, with May’s article 50 extension request appearing to be the trigger. While the short extension request itself came as no surprise, it seems the EUs insistence that it’s tied to ...

Volatility continues for DAX as trade agreement remains elusive

The DAX has edged lower in the Thursday session, after plunging 1.5% on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 11,565, down 0.33% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or eurozone indicators. European leaders are meeting for a summit in Brussels, as the clock winds down on Brexit. Frid ...

Energy Stands Out on Relative Rotation Graph For Indian Sectors

The list of pre-defined groups in the RRG-menu has been expanded with the universe covering Indian sectors against the Nifty 500 index as the benchmark. Very recently also the universe of individual stocks making up the Sensex 30 index was added. With the Nifty 50 group already on the list, we now ...

Business Breakfast with OANDA on Jazz FM

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam joins Jazz FM Presenter Michael Wilson to discuss Brexit, the BoE, the Fed, US/China trade talks and the Levi Strauss IPO. Gold jumps after Fed statement, but swings continuePosted 21 minutes ago Euro Zone March Advance Consumer Confidence improves to - ...

What next for the BoE?

Will Brexit overshadow this month’s meeting? With only eight days to go until the UK exits the European Union and no deal in place, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Bank of England meeting on Thursday is going to be a non-event, one that investors everywhere are going to broadly ignore ...

Trading through Brexit – 19 March 2019 (video)

The 10 day countdown is on and in the absence of a deal, the UK is currently leaving the European Union without a deal. OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam gives his views on where Brexit currently stands and how he see’s events over the next 10 days playing out. They then give their analysis ...

DAX falls sharply on profit taking, Bayer slide

The DAX has posted sharp losses on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 11,619, down 1.43% on the day. In economic news, German PPI declined by 0.1%, shy of the estimate of 0.2%. This marked the second decline in three months. All eyes are on the Federal Reserve, which will release its monthly rate ...