Market Insights

18 September 2020

USD/JPY sub-105 & UK retail sales

For this day ahead I'm watching the dollar-yen exchange rate which dropped below the 105 level – there is also UK and Canadian retail sales reported today.

17 September 2020

Central bank double trouble (BOJ & BOE)

It’s central bank double trouble – the Bank of Japan and Bank of England decide interest rates also UK catalogue retailer Next reports interim earnings.

16 September 2020

Fed meeting & Buffett-backed Snowflake IPO

For this day ahead I’ll be focused on potentially the biggest software IPO ever – Snowflake as well as the Federal Reserve rate decision and UK CPI data.

11 September 2020

EU legal action against the UK - EURGBP spike

This latest round of Brexit talks conclude today and UK GDP is released so a standout market to watch is the euro-pound exchange rate which has jumped to 5-month highs.

9 September 2020

Tesla stock crash & new UK Brexit bill

The agenda today is the crash in tech stocks especially Tesla, which had its biggest 1-day drop ever and Brexit as the UK introduces an 'Internal markets bill'.


British pound slides on Brexit risk but investors are bullish

The British pound has dropped to its lowest against the dollar in a month on renewed fears of a no deal Brexit.

8 September 2020

Wall Street returns, Eurozone GDP & Slack earnings

So looking at this day ahead in markets, I’ll be watching the reopening of Wall Street after a 3-day weekend, Germany trade data, Eurozone GDP as well as earnings from Slack and Lululemon.

7 September 2020

Tesla left out of S&P500, Softbank the 'Nasdaq whale' & Japan GDP

US stock exchanges are closed for Labour Day, Tesla has been left out of the S&P 500, Softbank identified as the ‘Nasdaq Whale’ and Japan reports Q2 GDP.

4 September 2020

NFP Preview

The big event of the day is the August US non-farm payrolls. Canada is reporting unemployment stats too and the ECB chief economist Philip Lane has another speech.


August Non-farm payrolls: EUR/USD Revision

A technical analysis review of the short-term price action on EUR/USD from the past four non-farm payroll days to give us an edge for the Sept 4 release.

2 September 2020

Australia in recession, ADP & Barratt earnings

For the day ahead we've got Australia Q2 GDP data which is expected to show Australia in a technical recession, US ADP employment data- as well as earnings from Barratt Developments, CrowdStrike and Macy’s.


Best August since '84, the RBA & Zoom earnings

Today will be all about whether equity markets can sustain the positive momentum after the best August in years and yesterday’s Apple and Tesla stock splits.


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#S&P500 records 7th week of losses #stocks #trading

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#Richemont signals caution for #luxury sector #stocks #trading

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S&P500 futures break above 2day resistance level #stock $spy #china #trading