Coronavirus pushes oil prices below $50. Will the stock market follow the same path?

Posted on Monday, February 10 2020 at 6:12 pm GMT+0000

Coronavirus pushes oil prices below $50 The sharp sell-off in oil markets in the past two weeks was due to heightened concerns about a slowdown in global demand and decreased possibility of an OPEC+ emergency meeting with Russian’s disagreement to such a meeting. Although coronavirus fears and the sharp drop of Chinese oil demand, were […]

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RBNZ to signal patience; US retail sales and UK GDP to be the highlights of a calm week

Posted on Monday, February 10 2020 at 6:51 am GMT+0000

The Coronavirus outbreak continues to attract all the attention, China’s central bank may have managed to stabilize the markets by injecting billions of dollars into the financial system, but investors will still be keeping a close watch on how successful authorities are in curbing the spread of the coronavirus. And although some reports considered that […]

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RBA meeting and US jobs reports in focus while Coronavirus Saga Continues

Posted on Monday, February 3 2020 at 8:16 am GMT+0000

The main driver for financial markets remains the Coronavirus and its potential impact on the global economy. The number of confirmed cases and fatalities keeps climbing, and China still seems unable to contain the virus. If it continues to spread at a rapid rate, china growth might take a severe hit and its major trading […]

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Coronavirus effects on global markets and gold

Posted on Sunday, February 2 2020 at 7:49 pm GMT+0000

It is true that Cronavirus effects were first confined to the Chinese and Asian markets, but now started spreading to other countries. Its impacts on global markets are expected to escalate since it continues to spread at a rapid rate. A large number of companies and factories in China closed, including foreign and US companies, […]

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FOMC and BoE meetings are the highlights of a week packed with key data releases

Posted on Monday, January 27 2020 at 8:07 am GMT+0000

There will be no shortfall of market-moving events this week, with plenty of top-tier data and crucial central bank meetings shaping the agenda. The meeting of the US Federal Reserve’s rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FMOC) and the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) are the highlights of the week. The Fed is expected […]

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What are the factors that are influencing crude oil prices? is gold the best investment in the coming period?

Posted on Thursday, November 21 2019 at 5:36 pm GMT+0000

What are the factors that are influencing crude oil prices? In fact, technically we cannot expect anything new. The markets beacame more than fimiliar with OPEC and its allies output reduction, and are now concerned in the trade woes and their impact on the global and Chinese demand for oil on one hand, and the […]

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Avramis Despotis founder & CEO of Tradepedia on CNBC

Posted on Monday, September 30 2019 at 1:36 pm GMT+0000

Discussing the technical outlook for Gold, S&P 500, Dollar index, EURUSD and GBPUSD     Gold (Long Term): Technically, a Bullish reversal pattern had been activated with the breach of 1380, and the market reached the first target at 1520-1550, so the gold may retreat towards 1400 and then eventually continue its bullish trend, targeting […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Thursday, April 25 2019 at 8:44 am GMT+0000

King dollar returns as investors flee euro, loonie Written by Marios Hajikyriacos, XM Investment Research -Dollar index soars to 2-year high as euro, commodity currencies suffer -BoC remains on hold but abandons rate-hike bias; loonie drops -BoJ commits to low rates until 2020 but yen snoozes ‘King dollar’ returns as euro and antipodeans lose their […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Wednesday, April 24 2019 at 8:33 am GMT+0000

BoC may disappoint bears; US stocks hit records Written by Marios Hajikyriacos, XM Investment Research – Bank of Canada may not be as dovish as markets expect today – US stocks close at new record highs on blockbuster earnings – Dollar rallies amid demand for US equities – Aussie suffers after disappointing CPIs fuel rate-cut […]

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