FTSE 100 watch: Footsie little changed as investors eye Trump inauguration

20 Jan 2017 @ 12:54

The UK benchmark index has slipped marginally lower in today’s session, with investors staying on the sidelines ahead of the inauguration of US president-elect Donald Trump later during the day. In individual stock news, Premier Inn and Costa Coffee owner Whitbread (LON:WTB) is outperforming the FTSE 100 following an upgrade at Barclays. As of 12:13 […]

 

U.S. Indices Set to Open Mixed to Flat Ahead of Trump Inauguration

20 Jan 2017 @ 12:27
Equities markets both in the U.S. and globally have stalled this week in the run up to today’s inauguration of President Donald Trump. After a tentative European session that eventually resulted in minor losses for most of the major indices, all three of the major U.S. benchmark indices finished the session down yesterday. The Dow […]
 

CAC 40 Moves to Gains on Upbeat Friday Morning

20 Jan 2017 @ 11:50
Somewhat in defiance of expectations for a muted session in the lead up to Donald Trump’s inauguration later today, the CAC 40 has shown strong gains from its starting position down on yesterday’s close. The French benchmark index is currently sitting on a gain of 0.35% and is exhibiting positive momentum. After Thursday’s session finished […]
 

Trump Inauguration on the horizon

20 Jan 2017 @ 11:38
It’s the Trump Dump that is now dominating markets into Friday’s session after the President Elect’s news conference caused the US dollar to finally unwind some of the upside that has seen a lot of the US dollar majors break through long term support and resistance levels. There were no real silver bullets that killed […]
 

DAX 30 Flat in Early Trading as Lufthansa Share Price Spikes Sharply

20 Jan 2017 @ 11:03
Yesterday, the DAX 30 opened up before morning losses which it never quite recovered from despite an afternoon rally following the ECB announcement. A late dip meant Germany’s benchmark index finished the day slightly down on Wednesday. The ECB announced that the euro area is showing economic solidity but also cautioned that the situation was […]
 

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Friday 20 January 2017

20 Jan 2017 @ 10:53
London open: Stocks flat but miners drop on China data; Trump eyed Stocks in London were little changed in early trade, although miners slumped on disappointing Chinese data, as investors looked to the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump later in the day. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.1% to 7,203.38. Meanwhile, […]
 

The pound hit a two-week high against the euro

20 Jan 2017 @ 10:50
Pound experiences another solid day It was another solid day for the pound yesterday off the back of Theresa May’s speech earlier in the week and the European Central Bank’s decision to keep their monetary policy unchanged. The pound hit a two-week high against the euro, in what could be a sign of what’s to […]
 

Oil Prices Finishing Week with Second Successive Day of Gains

20 Jan 2017 @ 09:48
Oil prices were up again this morning following gains over the Asian session on news of record Chinese demand. Pre-market in London Brent crude was at $54.45 a barrel having gained 29 cents, while WTI reached $51.45 through an 8 cents gain. China today released figures on 2016 GDP growth which showed Q4 growth had […]
 

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Friday 20 January 2017

20 Jan 2017 @ 09:39
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. ECB kept key interest rate on hold, Draghi says no ‘convincing’ sign of inflation rise The European Central Bank (ECB) held benchmark interest rate and bond-buying program steady, as widely expected. The ECB President, Mario Draghi, indicated that underlying inflation pressures in […]
 

Nikkei 225 Bucks Prevailing Trend to Record Friday Gain

20 Jan 2017 @ 08:59
With Asian indices are set to close mixed on Friday following a Thursday session in which all three major indices finished down, the Nikkei 225 is set to close higher in Tokyo despite a strengthening in the yen. The week’s tone, in the run up to Trump’s inauguration today, has been muted for global equities […]
 

MINING, OIL AND GAS

It’s Time to Purchase Vast Resources PLC

29 Dec 2016 @ 21:48
It is now a good time to purchase Vast Resources shares (LSE:VAST), since it has begun going upwards, forming a clean “buy” signal. Price moved within the Trendlines from October to December, and it has recently jumped upwards, now above the upper Trendline. At the same time, the RSI period 14 goes above the level […]
 

Gulfsands Petroleum Begins a Northward Ride

29 Dec 2016 @ 21:41
Gulfsands Petroleum stock (LSE:GPX) has begun a nice ride towards the north. Price was in a tight base for most part of the year, but a serious rise in momentum began to happen from November 2016, resulting in a serious bullish gains. 4 EMAs are used for the analysis and they are EMAs 10, 20, […]
 

The best traders in the world – what they have in common

17 Dec 2016 @ 10:33
“It’s Monday morning. You are warm and toasty in your bed, hearing the world around you wake up. You allow yourself a little sleep in, and then pull open the curtains. Your swimming pool is shimmering in the sun light, and your outdoor lounge beckons. After a satisfying breakfast, the markets open, and you casually […]
 

Amur Minerals Corporation Remains a Bullish Market

08 Dec 2016 @ 10:46
Amur Minerals shares (LSE:AMC) are moving northwards. This is a bull market, and the recent bearish correction is just an opportunity to buy long when things are on sale, and in the context of a downtrend. 4 EMAs are used for the strategy and they are EMA 10, 20, 50 and 200. The color that […]
 

GLOBAL NEWS

Weekly Trading Forecasts on Major Pairs (January 23 - 27, 2017)

22 Jan 2017 @ 08:14

Here’s the market outlook for the week: EURUSD Dominant bias: Bullish EURUSD moved upwards by about 100 pips last week, now testing the resistance line at 1.0700. The upwards movement last week was not strong, but it was noticeable enough to show that the recent bullishness in the market remains a valid thing. This week, […]

 

Trump Inauguration on the horizon

20 Jan 2017 @ 11:38
It’s the Trump Dump that is now dominating markets into Friday’s session after the President Elect’s news conference caused the US dollar to finally unwind some of the upside that has seen a lot of the US dollar majors break through long term support and resistance levels. There were no real silver bullets that killed […]
 

Markets continue to interpret May’s speech

19 Jan 2017 @ 11:46
It was another steady day for Sterling, as markets continued to interpret Theresa May’s speech from Tuesday. The Prime Minister gave the currency a much needed boost, stating that unless the UK and EU were able to negotiate a civil divorce package, then Britain would go it alone and leave the single market. Sterling has […]
 

Sterling buys into May’s Brexit outline

18 Jan 2017 @ 11:10
Yesterday, Theresa May delivered a speech to outline details of the government’s plan for Brexit. The shape of the plan is built around 12 principles for a clean Brexit and included a call for the UK to leave the single market, avoid the EU’s immigration rules and being subject to the European court of justice. […]
 
 

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