Research Market strategy
by Swissquote Analysts
German politics is in flux. The Grand Coalition of the CDU, CSU and SPD parties has weakened following regional elections in October that saw CSU leader Horst Seehofer having to step down. Now, Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, the CD...
07.12.2018
Trading in positive territory since the beginning of December and following a drop of 22% in November, oil prices appear on the verge of a comeback, as OPEC’s meeting in Vienna kicks off. The market expects an output cut of 1 million ...
06.12.2018
Asian equities tumbled, partially erasing gains from Monday’s euphoria over what seemed to be a trade truce between China and the USA. Hardest hit is the Hong Kong Hang Seng index, -1.62%, while Australian ASX 200 and South Korean Kos...
05.12.2018
Switzerland’s headline inflation missed expectation in November. The consumer price index rose only 0.9%y/y, following an uptick of 1.1% in the previous month, while market participants anticipated an increase of 1%y/y. This is the lo...
04.12.2018
The European Union confirmed it will not extend equivalence for the Swiss stock exchange as of 31 December. Discussions are not ended: the Swiss Federal Council is expected to provide a formal statement, while President of the Confede...
03.12.2018
The US Federal Reserve Bank has not put an end to its rate-hike cycle, it is just moving away from well-telegraphed moves. After eight hikes over the last three years, the Fed is at an inflection point against the backdrop of slowing ...
30.11.2018
Will the US Federal Reserve Bank ease up on its interest-rate hikes? Yesterday’s speech by Fed chief Jerome Powell seemed to suggest that – and it set markets aflame. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 gained 2....
29.11.2018
It seems that investor sentiment is turning more and more optimistic. Asian shares, have turn positive with both Hong Kong and China mainland indices turning into green. The USD also gained strength, with the dollar index at 97.51 (+0...
28.11.2018
US President Donald Trump says he will impose USD 200 billion tariffs effective from 1 January 2019, if the Chinese government does not make concessions at the upcoming G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Trump said another 10-25% of duties o...
27.11.2018
On Sunday, European Union leaders accepted a Brexit deal package from UK Prime Minister May. Currently EU leaders, with the exception of Spain, are backing the deal but time will tell if the political divisiveness doesn’t demolish the...
26.11.2018