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Is the Hang Seng Coiling its way to a breakout?

Looking across several timeframes suggest that the Hang Seng is moving towards a larger move, whilst prices coil on lower timeframes.

FOMC Minutes: “More restrictive stance” to come?

The FOMC Minutes from the June 14-15,2022 meeting told a story of a scared Fed that will do anything to stop inflation from increasing, even if it means slowing growth.

NFP Preview: 75bps hike likely even if jobs disappoint

Weakness in employment components of the ISM manufacturing and services PMIs point to a potentially disappointing jobs report

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EUR/JPY pushes lower as recession fears set in

In addition to EUR/USD moving lower, EUR/JPY could continue lower as well, as the Yen is also considered a safe haven currency.

EUR/USD drops to weakest since 2002

The weakness is driven by rampant inflation, concerns over energy and rising borrowing costs.

US open: Caution ahead of FOMC minutes

Stocks edge lower in cautious trade ahead of the Fed minutes. A more hawkish stance could see stocks drop lower as recession fears mount.

Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?

Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?

Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, Gold

EUR/GBP rises ahead of EZ retail sales & with trouble at Downing Street. Gold looks to Fed minutes.

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Volatility subsides in Asia, Gold plunges through $1800

Volatility seen across European markets have yet to make their way to Asia. Yet gold’s notable crash through 1800 is yet to tempt any meaningful bids.

EUR/USD: Can the pair reach parity?

Can it reach parity? If so, what is stopping it from moving below parity?

Crude oil plunges as recession fears intensify

WTI has plunged about $10 from the highs to fall below $100 and was still going lower at the time of writing

Q2 Earnings Outlook: What to expect this earnings season

This could be the toughest quarter of 2022 and the outlook could also disappoint as the economic outlook continues to deteriorate.

Where next for Tesla stock as markets brace for tough Q2?

Tesla’s delivery numbers took a temporary hit as disruption in China, supply chain woes and a slow ramp-up at its new factories all weigh on production.

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, CAC40

GBP/USD looks to PMI data, financial stability report. CAC 40 rises ahead of PMI, French industrial production.

July 5, 2022 05:45 PM

Sainsbury’s share price rises after Q1 sales top expectations

The Sainsbury’s share price is on the rise this morning after sales declined less than anticipated in the first quarter of the supermarket’s financial year.

European Open: The DAX and FTSE 100 remain below resistance

Barring a notable spell of risk-on, I’m keeping an eye on potential bearish setups on the DAX and FTSE 100 whilst they remains below key resistance levels.

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AUD traders ‘sold the fact’ as RBA hiked by 50-bps as expected

The Australian dollar was promptly sold off on the confirmation that the RBA hikes rates by 50-bps, as traders seemingly bought the rumour and sold the fact.

July 5, 2022 03:22 PM

Q3 Outlook: What to expect from the coming quarter?

Stocks and treasuries plunged in the first half of 2022 as inflation and recession fears rose. What can we expect in Q3? Here we look at the main themes set to drive the markets and how they could influence the different areas of the market.

Currys FY preview: Where next for the Currys share price?

The Currys share price is languishing near two-year lows as the boom in demand for tech during the pandemic continues to unwind.

European stocks and economy vulnerable

Nothing has changed fundamentally to suggest the markets have bottomed out

What’s driving the global markets right now?

Everything you need to know about the current economic and monetary policy environment, and what it all means for financial markets

Jet2 FY preview: Where next for the Jet2 share price?

Jet2 remains a strong recovery play, even if the outlook remains clouded.