Weekly Market Overview (videos)


Currency rates fluctuations and price dynamics of other assets essentially depend on economic and political life in countries, industries and multinational corporations. Political, economic and financial news directly or indirectly affect the price dynamics. Therefore, regular monitoring of international news, publications of macro-statistic reports help in Forex and CFD trading.
Every week you have an opportunity to watch market overview on major world events with estimates of their influence on financial markets.

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US stocks closed lower last week while the ICE US dollar index gained some ground as North Korea tensions eased. 1 The SP 500 ended the week 0.7% lower and the US dollar index of the London ICE Exchange inched higher 0.3% for the week as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un backed down from plans to fire a missile aimed at waters near Guam, a US territory. The easing of geopolitical tensions supported the dollar as the demand for haven assets like government bonds, gold and yen fell.

Treasury yields rose...

15/8/2017

The US stock market retreated last week and the ICE US dollar index fell as geopolitical tensions rose after President Trump warned North Korea of dire consequences if it continues threatening US with missile strikes. 1 The SP 500 ended the week 1.4% lower and the US dollar index lost 0.4% for the week. US stocks inched higher on Monday. St. Louis Fed...

8/8/2017

Last week, the US dollar index rose for the first time after the 3-week continuous decline. There was no single trend on the US stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Index rose by 1.2%, S&P 500 – by 0.2%, and Nasdaq fell by 0.4%. Such multi-directional dynamics were contributed by the corporate reports for Q2 of this year. The dynamics of the traditional...

1/8/2017

The dollar index continued to decline for the third consecutive week and fell to its 13-month low. S & P 500 and Nasdaq remained almost unchanged, and the Dow index rose by 1.2%. The beginning of the last week turned out to be positive. On Tuesday, the US consumer confidence index for July was published. It markedly exceeded the forecasts reaching the...

25/7/2017

Last week, the dynamics of the US major assets did not change. S & P 500 continued to grow and again updated its historic high. It rose by 0.5% in a week. The US dollar continued weakening against other world currencies. Its index fell by 1.2%. Last week, there were few significant US statistics, but the ones published appeared to be positive and contributed...

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