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EUR/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD weighs up Trump & Powell ahead of US retail sales. FTSE falls on Trump trade and China worries.

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EUR/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD recovers from earlier losses with Trump & Powell in focus. FTSE falls following weaker China data.

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July 15, 2024 09:40 PM

FTSE, USD/JPY Forecast: Two trades to watch

FFTSE inches higher after stronger GDP data. USD/JPY look to US CPI figures.

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July 11, 2024 06:49 PM

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Dow, UK FTSE set to join Australia’s ASX in the bullish breakout club?

Interest rates are starting to be cut across the developed world. The combination of lower borrowing costs and positive economic growth should benefit cyclical assets, including stock indices which have lagged during the aggressive rate tightening cycle of recent years. That presents an opportunity for traders.

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July 11, 2024 09:55 AM
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GBP/USD, FTSE edge higher as Labour wins the election

The pound and FTSE are inching higher as the UK election results come in. Labour, as expected, won a landslide victory with 411 seats, marking gains of 210 seats at the time of writing. The outgoing Conservatives won just 119 seats, losing -248.

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July 5, 2024 06:05 PM
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FTSE 100 forecast: UK elections and its impact on UK assets

Today, millions of UK citizens are heading to polling stations to vote in the general elections, while the US is out celebrating Independence Day. Then it is all about the French legislative election on Sunday, which can arguably have a bigger influence on the FTSE 100 forecast than the UK vote today.

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July 4, 2024 09:00 PM
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Weekly equities forecast: French banks, UK housebuilders, bricks and mortar retailers

The first round of the French election has shown that the far right is unlikely to form an absolute majority. The CAC40 is outperforming, with banks leading the charge. Eurozone inflation data is in focus ahead of Suvday's second round of voting. UK stocks are also gearing up from the UK election on July 4th, with housebuilders such as Visrry and bricks and mortar retailers in focus.

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July 1, 2024 09:12 PM
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Dow Jones, S&P 500, Nasdaq forecast: Powell, payrolls in focus as inflation takes a backseat

At the start of a new quarter, seasonality and holiday trade create the type of environment where US stock indices could easily add to recent gains. But with signs of fatigue creeping in after such a strong rally, are we due a pullback?

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June 30, 2024 06:00 PM

Nasdaq 100 analysis: AMZN, GOOG, NVDA and TSLA in focus

Judging by the bullish price action on stocks such as Amazon (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOG). Nvidia (NVDA) and Tesla (TSLA), I wouldn’t bet against another tech-fuelled rally. Among these, the key stock that needs to hold up is Nvidia given how much of an influence it has on the Nasdaq 100.

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June 27, 2024 11:30 PM
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Nasdaq100 Forecast: QQQ rises as Nvidia rebounds & Fed speakers are in focus

U.S. stocks point to a higher open on Tuesday as Nvidia and other AI stocks rise following yesterday's sell-off and as investors wait for further clues over monetary policy from Federal Reserve officials. The rally in the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 returns, but the Dow Jones lags behind its peers. Nvidia rises after falling 13% over the past three sessions.

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June 25, 2024 11:57 PM
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GBP/USD, FTSE Forecast: How could the UK election impact the markets?

The countdown to 4th July, election day is on, and the polls have broadly continued to show the same pattern we've seen across the course of the election campaign: Labour retaining their lead of around 20 points above the Conservatives. Here, we take a look at what a Labour win could mean for the pound and FTSE index.

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Nasdaq 100 Forecast: Tech Rally Pauses for Breather as Index Hits Resistance

Today, the Nasdaq 100 reached a new milestone, climbing above 20K for the first time ever before retreating.


GBP/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

GBP/USD awaits the BoE rate decision. FTSE 100 rises ahead of the BoE rate decision.


FTSE 100 Forecast Boosted by CPI and Crude Rally Ahead of Elections

The FTSE moved moderately higher after the UK’s inflation rate fell to the Bank of England’s 2% target ahead of for the central bank’s rate section on Thursday.

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June 19, 2024 10:00 PM
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DJIA, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 Analysis: Papa Dow Diverges from SPX and NDX

The Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 look tired as bad economic news is no longer good news for the stock market as traders worry the Fed is falling behind the curve.


S&P 500 forecast: Tech stocks continue to defy gravity

Supporting stocks today was news of another weaker-than-expected inflation report. Treasury yields fell as a slowdown in producer prices measure of inflation bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to cut rates this year.

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June 14, 2024 12:00 AM
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Weekly equities forecast: Apple, Broadcom & Oracle

Stocks to watch this week include Apple with the Worldwide Developers Conference, Broadcom as it releases fiscal Q4 and full-year earnings, and Oracle amid the release of Q2 earnings.

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June 8, 2024 12:00 PM

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Nasdaq 100 forecast: Will AI optimism fuel breakout in Apple?

US technology stocks extended their gains shortly after the open on Wall Street, helping the Nasdaq 100 to add to Wednesday's surge to new record highs, before pulling back slightly on profit-taking ahead of Friday’s key US jobs report.

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EUR/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD holds steady ahead of tomorrow's ECB rate decision. FTSE rises as rate cut optimism & strong China data lift the index.


GBP/JPY eying bullish break to fresh multi-decade highs

GBP/JPY is coiling up and primed to fire, sitting in a strong uptrend while bumping up against horizontal resistance dating back to when the Bank of Japan initiated a record FX market intervention to support the Japanese yen in April.

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June 3, 2024 03:56 PM

Hang Seng, China A50 reversing hard after tough end to May

Chinese stock futures have surged on the resumption of trade on Monday, finding buying support after hitting multi-week lows on Friday. If the gains stick, it points to a potential trend change in both the Hang Seng and China A50. The gains track similar moves across the Asian region and follow a late surge on Wall Street to end May.

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ASX 200 faces technical test after ramping its way into June

Obvious month-end window dressing in Australia and United States stocks drove significant late session rallies on Friday, sending Australian ASX 200 futures surging 1.5% from the lows hit in Asia. But with commodity prices down heavily on Friday including iron ore, whether the gains can stick is questionable.

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June 3, 2024 09:04 AM
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Nasdaq 100 forecast: Stocks drop ahead of busy week

Friday’s Core PCE data failed to reduce fears over "higher for longer" narrative on interest rates, ahead of a busy week for economic events. Risk appetite is also waning amid a lack of major fresh bullish catalysts.