Market Overview

Eddie Tofpik
FX And Bitcoin Video At CME London   By Eddie Tofpik - 4 hours ago

Earlier today at the CME: Marine Le Pen’s gains in the French presidential polls pressures EUR/USD but some early EUR/GBP month end buying stabilises the market. My FX commentary including ...

Michael Hewson
Unilever And Lloyds Underpin The Ftse100 By Michael Hewson - 4 hours ago

Europe While we’ve seen another 22 month high for the German DAX today as it hit 12,000 for the first time since April 2015, progress in European markets has been somewhat cautious to say the ...

Kathleen Brooks
UK GDP: The Calm Before The storm? By Kathleen Brooks - 20 hours ago

Price action has been fairly muted in the equity market in the first half of Wednesday’s session as markets digest positive Lloyds (LON:LLOY) earnings data, a strong German IFO and a mixed bag ...

UK GDP Beats Forecasts By XTB - 20 hours ago

The UK economy grew faster than expected in the final quarter of 2016 in another sign of post-Brexit strength. The FTSE 100 is grinding higher towards its all-time peak today and is up by a little ...

Show Me The FOMC; Top Of The Oil Range By eToro - 23 hours ago

Today's Highlights Show me the FOMC Top of the oil range Pressure in France - EUR/USD Breakout Please note: All data, figures and graphs below are valid as of February 22nd. All trading carries risk. ...

UK GDP Comment By XTB - 23 hours ago

The UK economy grew faster than expected in the final quarter of 2016 with a 0.7% rise in GDP. This is marginally higher than the consensus estimate of a 0.6% increase which would have been in line ...

Michael Hewson
Lloyds Profits Beat Expectations By Michael Hewson - Feb 22, 2017

Whoever said low risk equates to low profitability obviously didn’t have Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) in mind as the banks recovery story continued this morning as it reported pre-tax profits...

Jasper Lawler
The Rest Catching Up Germany By Jasper Lawler - Feb 22, 2017

European growth optimism The low volatility grind higher in equity markets continues with stunning consistency. Everybody knows there has to be a big shake-out sometime but the momentum is still ...