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DAX analysis: German index tests 18K support ahead of ECB and more US inflation data

DAX technical levels and factors to watch on the German index as it tests the pivotal 18,000 level with the focus turning on the ECB rate decision, while US sticky inflation concerns make unwelcome return ahead of PPI data.

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April 11, 2024 08:30 PM

DAX analysis: What now for German index after big rally?

German DAX index makes a sluggish start to Q2 after a sharp 5-month rally amid profit-taking, as correction risks linger. DAX technical analysis suggests more evidence is needed to confirm at least a short-term high has been hit.

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April 4, 2024 10:00 PM

DAX outlook: German index aims to reach new highs

What has driven the German index to record highs and can the rally persist? US investors are back, with Nvidia earnings coming into focus this week. DAX technical analysis shows index is testing key support.

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February 20, 2024 10:00 PM

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DAX analysis: How long will the rally continue?

The German index hit another record high on Friday, but the risk of a potential correction in tech sector is increasing. For now, the DAX continues to point higher, which means the bears must continue to wait for the right signal.

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February 18, 2024 09:00 PM
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DAX analysis: European stocks struggle on mixed earnings, China fears

Risk appetite diminishes after some disappointing earnings, while China’s deflation threat held back equities ahead of Lunar holidays despite stimulus measures. DAX technical analysis point to fading bullish momentum at all-time highs, just as the S&P 500 nears the 5000 mark following a sharp tech-fueled rally.

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February 8, 2024 10:00 PM

DAX outlook remains positive amid ECB rate cut expectations

DAX outlook: Dovish ECB could support European stocks, as promising signs emerge for global indices after slow start for risk assets in 2024. DAX technical outlook points to a new record high.

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January 10, 2024 11:00 PM

DAX analysis: Stocks steadier after sluggish 2024 start

Risk appetite improved a little in early European trade, as the major EU indices and US futures bounced back a little. However, by mid-day, those gains had evaporated, although the downside was limited as traders were unwilling to commit in either direction ahead of key US employment data.

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January 4, 2024 10:30 PM
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DAX, FTSE and China A50 technical analysis: Technical Tuesday - March 2, 2024

Welcome to the first edition of Technical Tuesday for 2024. In this report, we will get technical on the DAX, FTSE and China A50.

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January 3, 2024 03:45 AM
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Dax forecast: A closer look at Santa’s rally for the DAX

Like the vast majority of indices, the Dax has generally performed well in December. But a closer look at December's performance shows a strong tendency to rally either side of Christmas.

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December 19, 2023 02:10 PM

FTSE 100, DAX analysis: UK lags EU and US stock market recovery

After hitting a new all-time high in February, the FTSE has struggled to find any sustainable support, hurt by concerns over China, UK’s struggling economy and high interest rates across the world. But we have had some positive data out of China, the UK and US this week, which may mean the worst days are behind us.

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November 16, 2023 10:30 PM
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DAX Analysis: Stocks struggle on MidEast tensions, higher for longer rates

As investors assess the risks of interest rates remaining high for longer, and of course, the escalation of the situation in the Middle East following the bombing of the hospital in Gaza, they are not going to be aggressive in risk-taking you would think.

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October 18, 2023 10:00 PM

DAX, Oil forecast: Two trades to watch

DAX falls with eyes on the Middle East. Oil holds onto Friday’s gains.

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October 16, 2023 06:28 PM
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USD/JPY, DAX analysis: European open – 10/10/2023

Price action on USD/JPY has remained confined to a range since its volatile selloff from 150, but we note a pivotal area worth keeping an eye on today for potential bullish or bearish setups. And whilst the DAX has bounced since its fall to 15k, bulls seem to lack legs which has us on guard for a potential swing high.

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October 10, 2023 03:54 PM
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DAX outlook: European markets face risk of further falls

The slight recovery in European indices can be attributed to an oversold technical bounce, meaning we could see the selling pressure resume once again. In fact, there is a risk that things could get worse before stock prices become attractive again in these tough economic times.

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September 7, 2023 09:00 PM
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DAX analysis: European stocks slide as risk off gathers pace

Risk off is the key theme in the markets right now and we are seeing stock averages continue to struggle. Despite yesterday’s tech-fuelled rally, US futures have been dragged lower by weaker European and Asian markets. The FTSE 100 fell 1.4%, while the German DAX was off by around 1% at the time of writing by mid-morning EU trade.

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August 15, 2023 09:00 PM
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DAX, EUR/USD outlook: Stocks rise as Italy leads relief rally

European stock markets were able to recoup Tuesday’s sharp losses in the first half of Wednesday’s session, which also helped to fuel a modest recovery in the risk-sensitive EUR/USD pair. Sentiment improved for two reasons, but whether the recovery will hold remains to be seen.

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August 9, 2023 09:30 PM

DAX Analysis: Stocks fall as risk off tone continues

After Monday’s positive close, the “risk off” trade returned Tuesday as European stocks and US futures slid. The Italian stock markets fell more than 2.5% to lead Europe lower. We saw noticeable falls for the Germany DAX and other leading indices in the region. The risk-off tone kept the dollar underpinned, which weighed down on the commodities like copper, gold and oil.

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August 8, 2023 10:00 PM

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USD/JPY, DAX, FTSE and EUR/USD outlook - Technical Tuesday

Today we will get technical on the USD/JPY and EUR/USD outlook and provide analysis on the FTSE and DAX outlook.

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DAX, FTSE and gold outlook - Technical Tuesday

With the US out celebrating Independence Day holiday, it should be a quieter day than usual as several key markets will be closed for trading. With that in mind, this edition of Technical Tuesday is going to be a lighter one. We will get technical on the gold outlook and provide analysis on the FTSE and DAX.


DAX outlook: Stocks drop on China

Thanks to weakening Chinese manufacturing data, we have seen fresh falls in crude oil and some base metals, hurting energy stocks and miners. Our short-term DAX outlook is therefore bearish given growing worries over the health of the world's second largest economy.

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May 31, 2023 11:29 PM

DAX Analysis: European open – 25th May 2022

Whilst the DAX is on track for a monthly bearish reversal candle around record highs, we see the potential for a near-term bounce on lower timeframes.

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May 25, 2023 03:34 PM
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European Open: USD drifts higher ahead of US CPI, DAX implied volatility spikes

The US dollar was higher overnight as it recouped some of the week’s losses, with the US 2 and 5-year yields mean reverted higher.

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March 14, 2023 04:10 PM

European Open: Dax to open lower, hawkish Powell weighs on sentiment

Due to a false breakout on weak volumes, we suspect the DAX will continue to mean revert against its bullish trend.

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March 8, 2023 04:10 PM