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European Open: The DAX hits a 20-month low, ISM services in focus

The DAX is against the ropes on recession fears, ahead of several key data points from Germany, Europe and the US today.

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.

European stocks and economy vulnerable

Nothing has changed fundamentally to suggest the markets have bottomed out

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European Open: DAX retests 13k, UK GDP and German retail sales up next

Despite a false break of 13k last week, I see the potential for the DAX to continue lower and break that key level.

June 30, 2022 06:40 AM

European Open: DAX sits at key support ahead of the German IFO report

We’re watching how the DAX holds up for today’s IFO report – given it saw ‘no signs of a recession’ in May and markets now fear a global recession.

European Open: DAX and German producer prices in focus

With the US on public holiday we could be in for a quieter session, although with sentiment remaining fragile then we see the potential for DAX to fall further.

June 20, 2022 06:11 AM

European Open: UK closed, DAX and EUR/USD in focus

Whilst UK markets are closed for the Queen’s platinum Jubilee celebrations, European exchanges are open and the DAX and EUR/USD have piqued our interest.

EU stocks wobble as inflation jumps to new high

European stocks may struggle to sustain a positive trend amid surging price pressures

European Open: DAX eyes a breakout, USD limps into the weekend

After a couple of false starts, the DAX is showing a greater appetite for some sort of lift of (should sentiment allow).

May 27, 2022 05:52 AM

European Open: Bears eye the DAX after it fumbles its breakout

We were hopeful that DAX could break trend resistance, yet the turn in sentiment shows it was not yet to be. For now, at least.

May 19, 2022 06:04 AM

Perhaps there’s life in the old DAX yet

It’s not been the best year for the DAX so far, but there are clues that it is trying to form a base (along with some of its largest constituents).

May 17, 2022 04:34 AM

Technical Tuesday: DAX, GOLD and AUD/NZD

Technical analysis on some of the most interesting markets right now

DAX: Global markets rally but key risks remain

Sentiment has been boosted by some forecast-beating company earnings and after the BoJ decided to defy a global shift towards tighter monetary policy

European Open DAX rallies from key support European CPI up next

A solid close at the session high on the DAX yesterday reached our initial bullish target, and increases our hopes that we have seen a corrective low.

April 21, 2022 07:27 AM

European Open: Future markets tumble on talk of Russian oil embargo

News that the West were discussing a ban of Russia’s oil imports made for another lively start to the week, with futures falling and sending gold and WTI markedly higher.

How to position for DAX longs amidst its current retracement

The DAX pulled back following a failed attempt to break to a new record but, if key support levels hold, we favour a break above this key milestone level.

European Open: Key Reversal on the Dax?

Lockdown fears re-emerged in Euro on Friday to send equity markets lower and leaving an ominous candle on the DAX just off its record high.

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European Open: If STOXX 50 Leads the Way, Will DAX Follow?

The Euro Stoxx 50 broke out of a bullish continuation pattern yesterday and continues to outperform the DAX, yet the latter could play catchup as bulls appear to be accumulating.

European Open: EUR/USD Stands Firm Ahead of German IFO Report

German’s IFO report is the main economic report in today’s macro calendar, and Euro has caught a bid ahead of it.