Research Market strategy
by Swissquote Analysts

Past week risk-on sentiment prompted by progress in Sino-American trade talks, avoidance of another US shutdown and a less hawkish Fed gave a rebound to major equity indices. Oil prices also closed the week in positive territory amid stronger...

15.02.2019

 

US, European and Asian equities completed past week in negative territory while the Chinese market remained closed amid Chinese New Year. Fears of deterioration in global growth outlook remains as the European Commission growth...

08.02.2019

Last week was quite busy on the front of economic news while the earning season is in full swing. The Fed monetary policy meeting from last Wednesday gave investors balm to the heart, as equities closed the week in positive territory. However,...

01.02.2019

US – China talks, Fed MPC ahead

Optimism that Sino-American trade talks are getting in the right direction allowed financial markets to close in positive territory last week. However, the final call over current upward trend should be...

25.01.2019

Global market momentum remains and volatility is largely below levels seen in the last 4 months. Haven currencies have been depreciating while the positive development in Sino-American trade talks gave reason to bullish investors last week....

18.01.2019

Last week market session ended with a note of optimism. Dovish FOMC Minutes as well as trade de-escalation between US and China pushed the US dollar lower while equities closed the week in positive territory across the board. However, risks of...

11.01.2019

Closing in negative territory for the week, global equities have been facing pressures as Sino-American trade tensions, a US government shutdown and recent Fed rate hikes are scaring investors, which decided to adopt a wait-and-see approach...

21.12.2018

Following the respite in oil prices following the long-awaited agreement reached by OPEC+ and the recent arrest of Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng amid alleged violations of Iran sanctions declared by the US, trade talks between the US and China...

07.12.2018

Pre-G20 meeting observations relating to Sino-American talks have been capturing investors’ attention last week, with equities closing in positive territory amid short-lived optimism over UK Brexit deal approval by the EU and further oil...

30.11.2018

Financial markets were tormented last week. First, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting clash has been pushing markets in the red zone, as scepticism over a rapid resolution of the conflict between the US and China is getting the...

23.11.2018