Stay in step with market opportunities and get insights, actionable trade ideas and dedicated support.

  • Newest
  • Popular

Commitment of traders report (COT):

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.

Currency exchange rate board of multiple currencies

Forex Friday: Risk OFF

In this week’s edition, we discuss the yen, gold, dollar and yields

Two Trades to Watch: GBP/USD, Gold

GBP/USD rises ahead of BoE rate decision. Gold rises post Fed and looks to jobless claims.

default avatar
March 23, 2023 08:26 AM

Why trade with City Index?

Tight spreads from 0.5 pts on FX and 0.3 pts on indices.

Award-winning platforms with fast and secure execution.

Gold bars article image for an article on Precious metals and Gold

Two Trades to Watch: DAX, Gold

DAX drops as banking fears linger. Gold rises above $2000.

default avatar
March 20, 2023 08:18 AM
Gold trading

Two Trades to Watch: Gold, DAX

Gold rises ahead of Michigan consumer confidence. DAX rises but is set for a steep weekly loss after a chaotic week in the markets .

default avatar
March 17, 2023 08:16 AM
Close-up of market chart showing downtrend

Banks plunge as concerns mount over financial crisis 2.0

The selling of financial stocks was triggered by Credit Suisse this time


Commodity prices forecast to be strong in 2023

The StoneX Metals and Energy Markets Annual Outlook forecasts double digit percentage increases for seven out of twelve commodities tracked.

default avatar
March 13, 2023 05:34 PM
Gold nuggets

Two Trades to Watch: Gold, FTSE

Gold rises towards $1900 on Fed re-pricing. FTSE unchanged after HSBC takes over SVB’s UK arm.

default avatar
March 13, 2023 08:15 AM

Gold finds relief as dollar rally pauses – for now

For gold to make a stronger recovery, we will have to see a surprise miss on Friday’s NFP

Gold nuggets

Two trades to Watch: Gold, DAX

Gold looks Fed Powell for clues. DAX steadies around the 2023 high.

default avatar
March 7, 2023 08:15 AM
Gold nuggets

Gold price forecast: XAU/USD bulls ramp off support

Gold prices are poised to mark an outside-weekly reversal off a key technical support pivot- bears on notice. The levels that matter on the XAU/USD weekly chart.

default avatar
March 3, 2023 05:14 PM
Gold Sand

Two Trades to Watch: FTSE, Gold

FTSE rises after upbeat Chinese services data. Gold rises ahead of US ISM services PMI.

default avatar
March 3, 2023 08:52 AM

Two Trades to Watch: EUR/GBP, Gold

EUR/GBP looks to a new Brexit deal. Gold falls ahead of US durable goods orders.

default avatar
February 27, 2023 08:13 AM
USA flag

European Open: Traders to get another inflation fix ahead of the weekend

Markets cannot get enough of US inflation data at present and what it means for the Fed. And that means today’s PCE figures are now likely the more important.

default avatar
February 24, 2023 05:48 AM
Gold trading

Gold finds relief but risks tilted to downside

But will today’s FOMC minutes match the recent hawkish Fedspeak? And – more importantly for gold traders – will the dollar and yields have further to run on the Fed story?

Market chart

Two Trades to Watch: EUR/USD, Gold

EUR/USD rises ahead of German IFO business climate data & FOMC minutes. Gold awaits the Fed minutes.

default avatar
February 22, 2023 08:18 AM
Gold nuggets

European Open: Gold consolidates ahead of FOMC minutes

Gold may be on the quiet side now, but it’s unlikely to remain the case if the FOMC minutes go as we suspect.

Open an account in minutes

Experience award-winning platforms with fast and secure execution, and enjoy tight spreads from 0.5 pts on FX and 0.3 pts on indices.

Gold Sand

Two trades to watch: FTSE, Gold

FTSE rises above 8000 to fresh record highs. Gold struggles below 1840 ahead of PPI.

default avatar
February 16, 2023 09:38 AM
Gold nuggets

Gold extends drop on strong US data

Retail sales become latest data to beat expectations, adding to sticky inflation narrative

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, Gold

GBP/USD rises after UK wages increase. Gold awaits US inflation data.

default avatar
February 14, 2023 08:04 AM
Gold nuggets

Gold drops but will it find some love again?

The move lower coincided with the dollar attempting to form a base...

Gold nuggets

Is gold set for a ‘sympathy bounce’ towards 1900?

Whilst we suspect gold could eventually head for $1800, it shows the potential to revert to $1900 first.

default avatar
February 8, 2023 01:46 AM
Gold trading

Precious metals remain under pressure

Investors now expect the Fed to maintain contractionary policy longer than expected to dampen inflationary pressures arising from tight labour market.

default avatar
February 7, 2023 10:09 AM