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  • British pound strengthens the position

    On March 21, the British pound exchange rate suffered a decline as a result of the European Union’s consent to a minimal Brexit deferment. At the beginning of the European trading session on March 22, the course began to grow. After the fall, the GBP / USD currency pair reached the position of 1.3144. Earlier,

    22.03.2019
  • US stock markets ended the session in the black

    US indices went up thanks to Apple stock. Despite the early fears that were provoked by the Fed’s forecasts regarding the economic slowdown. We will remind, earlier the Fed has indicated that it does not intend to raise interest rates and adopted a less aggressive course. Waiting for the launch of the video service of

    22.03.2019
  • Gold futures are cheaper

    In the course of the American and Asian trades, gold futures for delivery, on COMEX, a division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, are at around $ 1.308.05 per troy ounce. Also on COMEX, the May silver and copper futures declined. Futures for delivery on silver reached up to $ 5.463 per troy ounce. Copper

    22.03.2019
  • Information about the merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank led to an increase in shares.

    Shares of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are growing, after the announcement of information about the negotiations regarding the merger. Christian Zewing, head of Deutsche Bank, suggests that the merger will give an advantage in the domestic market, will allow to share technology spending and improve financing. In spite of this, several factors may prevent the

    21.03.2019
  • Oil strengthens and grows in value

    March 21, the price was at its highest point since November. The US Department of Energy announces and reduces oil reserves with an increase in export demand. Gasoline stocks in the country fell by 4.59 million barrels, distillates – by 4.13 million barrels. Oil production in the US rose over the week to 3.39 million

    21.03.2019
  • The dollar falls against world currencies

    After the Fed meeting in trading on March 21, the dollar falls against world currencies. This was the result of the projected mitigation of the central bank’s position. It is worth recalling that last year, tightening the federal reserve policy gave impetus to the growth of the dollar. At the auction on Thursday, the European

    21.03.2019
  • European stock markets finished the week on the rise

    Stock indexes in Western Europe rose on Friday and for the week due to lower fears of weakening global growth. The composite index of the largest enterprises in the region Stoxx Europe 600 at the end of trading rose by 0.7% to 381.1 points. The growth leaders were high-tech and telecommunications companies. Since the beginning

    18.03.2019
  • Oil prices are falling

    Oil prices are falling on Monday after rising at the end of last week. OPEC + countries are close to fulfilling an agreement on limiting oil production by 90%, Hal-Falih told journalists in Baku on Sunday, adding that the alliance of oil-producing countries needs to continue restrictions at least until June. ‘In February, we were

    18.03.2019
  • The dollar depreciates against the euro and grows against the yen and the pound

    The dollar is rising to the yen and some other currencies in anticipation of the revision of monetary policy on the basis of the next meeting of the Federal Reserve System (Fed). To the euro, the dollar is getting cheaper. In addition, this week there will be a meeting of the Bank of England, which

    18.03.2019
  • 5 main events of this week

    This week the most important event for market players will be the Fed meeting. Analysts predict that the US central bank will keep the current interest rate. Earlier, US central bank officials predicted two interest rate hikes in 2019. However, the recent weak US economic reports amid fears of a continuing trade conflict between the

    18.03.2019
  • European markets rose amid good news about Brexit

    European stock markets are ready to end the week on a positive note, having opened on Friday with growth after reports in the Chinese media have strengthened hopes for the end of the trade war with the United States. During the nightly bargaining, the parties to the negotiations made opposite statements. According to Reuters, Chinese

    15.03.2019
  • Gold futures rose

    Gold futures quotes rose. On COMEX, a division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for April delivery are trading at $ 1.302.55 per troy ounce, rising to 0.58% at the time of writing this comment. The high of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. At the time of writing,

    15.03.2019
  • The pound fell

    In the morning, the British pound fell against the dollar and the euro, holding the positions achieved this week. Market players are summing up several turbulent days connected with Brexit parliamentary ballots. On Wednesday, May’s government barely managed to keep control over the Brexit process, winning as a result of three ballots that could pass

    15.03.2019
  • The dollar rises slightly, the pound returned to decline

    The ICE dollar index, which tracks the US national currency against the currencies of the six main US trading partners, rose 0.2%. The euro cost $ 1.1320, compared with $ 1.1327 at the close of the last session in New York. At the same time, the dollar against the Japanese national currency was 111.58 yen

    14.03.2019
  • US stock market closed with growth

    The US stock market ended the trading environment with growth due to the strengthening of the health, oil, gas and industrial sectors. At the time of closing on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones rose 0.58%, the S & P 500 index rose 0.69%, and the NASDAQ Composite index rose 0.69%. The growth

    14.03.2019
  • Oil is trading at the maximum

    Today, oil prices are rising for the fourth consecutive session, reaching maximum levels for 4 months, amid an unexpected reduction in US stocks of fuel and expectations of a possible extension of the OPEC deal. May futures for Brent crude on the London ICE Futures Exchange rose by $ 0.27 (0.4%) to $ 67.82 a

    14.03.2019
  • Most stock markets in Europe are trading slightly up.

    Today, most European stock indices are sluggishly growing in the hope of greater clarity around the process of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union after another vote in the British parliament. At the same time, market participants are alarmed by signals of a slowdown in global economic growth and the uneven course of the US-China

    13.03.2019
  • Oil rises in price on the prospect of US sanctions against Venezuela

    According to Elliot Abrams, the special envoy of the United States in Venezuela, in the coming days, “very substantial” sanctions against a Latin American country may come into effect. Against this background, oil prices rose during the Asian session. The Venezuelan parliament on Monday introduced a state of emergency due to a massive power outage,

    13.03.2019
  • The pound rose in price because of hopes to ban Brexit without a deal

    In the morning hours of the European trading session Wednesday, the British pound rose against the dollar and the euro. On Tuesday, the British Parliament for the second time rejected an agreement on the conditions for Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. EU officials said they are no longer willing to negotiate the terms of the

    13.03.2019
  • US stock market closed lower

    The US stock market finished trading on Thursday with a fall against the background of negative dynamics from the consumer services, technology and raw materials sectors. At the time of closing on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones fell 0.78%, the S & P 500 index fell 0.81%, and the NASDAQ Composite index

    08.03.2019
  • Gold futures rose during Asian trading

    Gold futures rose during Asian trading on Friday. On COMEX, April gold futures are traded at a price of $ 1,288.95 per troy ounce. The high of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. Gold found support at $ 1.281.35 and resistance at $ 1.298.10. Futures on the USD index, which shows

    08.03.2019
  • EUR / USD Rate Rises During Asian Trading

    The euro rose against the US dollar on Friday. EUR / USD is trading at 1.1200, adding 0.08%. Support is now at around 1.1177, Thursday’s low, and resistance will be at the level of 1.1398 – Monday’s maximum. Meanwhile, the euro rose against the British pound and fell against the Japanese yen. The EUR /

    08.03.2019
  • Stock markets of countries of the Asia-Pacific region finished trading without a single dynamic

    Asia Pacific (APR) stock indices change differently on Thursday, investors are alarmed by the prospects for weakening global growth. The composite index of the MSCI region lost 0.4%. The Japanese Nikkei 225 fell by 0.7%, the broader Topix index – by 0.8%. The rate of decline in the stock market of Japan was close to

    07.03.2019
  • Oil prices rise after mixed dynamics the day before

    Following the results of the auction on March 6, the price of the May contract for Brent oil at ICE Futures in London grew by $ 0.13 (0.2%) – to $ 65.99 per barrel. The April WTI futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange NYMEX fell $ 0.34 (0.6%) to $ 56.22 a barrel. May

    07.03.2019
  • The euro is kept close to the minimum for two weeks

    At the start of the European trading session on Thursday, the euro is held close to a minimum of two weeks. The ECB will lower its growth projections and give a strong signal of new financial incentives in the form of cheaper loans. The euro was trading at $ 1.1309 after it dropped to $

    07.03.2019
  • Wall Street closed in the red

    Major Wall Street indices closed Tuesday’s volatile trading in negative territory, as the fall of General Electric securities overshadowed optimistic reports. The Dow Jones index closed the session down by 0.05 percent to 25.806.63 points, the S & P 500 index – by 0.11 percent to 2.789.65 points, the Nasdaq Composite index – by 0.02

    06.03.2019
  • Gold futures are cheaper

    Gold futures declined during Asian trading on Wednesday. On COMEX, gold futures with delivery in April are traded at a price of $ 1.287.75 per troy ounce. Minimum of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. Gold found support at $ 1.282.15 and resistance at $ 1.328.90. Futures on the USD index,

    06.03.2019
  • The dollar rises in price to most currencies, depreciates against the euro

    The dollar is becoming more expensive, the rise is fixed against most of the currencies of developed and developing countries in anticipation of new data on the US labor market, as well as decisions of the European Central Bank (ECB). Today there are data of the industry organization ADP on employment in the United States.

    06.03.2019
  • Most stock indexes in Europe rose on Monday

    Most stock indexes in Western European countries ended trading on Monday in the black, with reports that China and the United States could sign a trade agreement before the end of this month. The composite index of the largest enterprises in the region Stoxx Europe 600 increased by 0.23% and reached 375.09 points. The British

    05.03.2019
  • Oil becomes cheaper after rising on Monday

    Oil prices of reference marks on Tuesday are falling after rising the previous day. Negative for the market are the expectations of recovery of production in a number of OPEC member countries, as well as a new wave of fears that the trade war between the United States and China will slow down the growth

    05.03.2019
  • The dollar is about a 2-week peak against the background of the euro decline on the eve of the ECB meeting

    The dollar traded near a two-week peak to a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, supported by good US economic data and amid a weaker euro. The dollar has risen in price against the backdrop of increasing yields on US gosbondov, as fresh data eased fears of a sharp slowdown in the US economy. The

    05.03.2019
  • 5 main events of this week

    After a series of disappointing US economic reports this week, the February employment report will focus. Several speeches by Fed officials are also scheduled for this week. The most important of these will be the speech of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. Among the quarterly reports, retailers’ reports, such as Target, will attract the most attention.

    04.03.2019
  • US stock indices rose 0.4-0.8%

    The US stock market finished trading on Friday. In addition, market participants responded positively to a message from Bloomberg that the US authorities are preparing a final text of a trade agreement with China. Such news has increased investors’ optimism that the two largest oil consumers in the world will be able to avoid a

    04.03.2019
  • Gold in the red on the background of strengthening the stock market

    The prospect of a trade deal between the US and China this month helped to strengthen the Asian stock market, while at the same time putting pressure on gold. Gold futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell 0.13% to $ 1,297.45 per troy ounce. In the past couple of weeks, gold has lost its

    04.03.2019
  • Australian Dollar and Yuan Rise

    The Australian dollar and Chinese yuan rose on Monday amid expectations that Beijing and Washington are close to concluding an agreement and ending a multi-month trade war. The Australian dollar rose 0.2 percent to $ 0.7090. Offshore yuan also rose 0.2 percent to 6.6957 against the dollar, approaching a peak of seven and a half

    04.03.2019
  • European stock markets began March on a positive note

    European stock markets reached a five-month highs at the opening of the first trading session in March. The pan-European index STOXX 600 rose 0.57 percent to 374.91 points. The last time the index rose above the mark of 374 points on October 8, 2018. Growth was demonstrated by all regional exchanges and sectors, with the

    01.03.2019
  • Natural gas futures fell during the European session

    Natural gas futures fell during the European session on Friday. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for April delivery traded at a price of $ 2,796 per million BTU. Minimum of the session was the mark of dollars per million BTU. Natural gas found support at $ 2.732 and resistance at $

    01.03.2019
  • February inflation in the eurozone accelerated to 1.5%

    Consumer prices in the eurozone in February 2019 increased by 1.5% in annual terms. In January, eurozone inflation stood at 1.4% on an annualized basis and was the weakest since April last year. Meanwhile, consumer prices, excluding such factors as energy, food and alcohol, in February increased by 1% in annual terms, slowing the rise

    01.03.2019
  • Wall Street has grown thanks to hopes of ending the trade war

    Major US indices ended Monday’s trading in positive territory after US President Donald Trump said he would postpone the increase in duties on Chinese goods. The Dow Jones index closed the session up 0.23 percent to 26.091.95 points, the S & P 500 index – 0.12 percent to 2.796.11 points, the Nasdaq Composite index –

    26.02.2019
  • Oil continues to lose in value

    The oil market, which held yesterday at a three-month high, began to fall after US President Donald Trump called on OPEC not to try to artificially inflate fuel prices. Following the auction on February 25, the cost of the April contract for Brent crude on the ICE Futures exchange in London fell by $ 2.36

    26.02.2019
  • EUR / USD rate rose to the close of US trading

    The euro rose against the US dollar on Monday. EUR / USD is trading at 1.1362, adding 0.19%. Support is now at 1.1315, Friday’s low, and resistance is likely to be at the level of 1.1374 – the maximum of the medium. The euro rose against the British pound and the Japanese yen. The EUR

    26.02.2019
  • US stock indexes rose by 0.6-0.9%

    The US stock indexes increased on Friday and following the results of the whole last week on optimism regarding trade negotiations between the USA and China. As a result, the value of the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the level of 26 thousand points for the first time since November 8. The Nasdaq Composite

    25.02.2019
  • Futures for gold, silver, copper

    This week, the price of gold will continue to depend on the results of the ongoing trade negotiations between the US and China. While trade negotiations between the US and China continue, Trump is ready to hold a new meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday. Data on the

    25.02.2019
  • Australian dollar, yuan strengthened against Trump’s decision to postpone tariff increases for China

    The Australian dollar and Chinese yuan rose on Monday, after US President Donald Trump said he would postpone the increase in duties on Chinese goods amid ‘productive’ trade negotiations and hold a meeting with PRC President Xi Jinping to conclude a deal. The Australian dollar rose 0.29 percent to $ 0.7147, responding to Trump’s post

    25.02.2019
  • 5 main events of this week

    Investors will closely monitor the developments on the front of the trade war between the US and China, whether they can reach an agreement before Friday. By March 1, US trade duties should increase from $ 10% to $ 25% for Chinese goods worth $ 200 billion. In addition to the situation in international trade,

    25.02.2019
  • US stock market closed higher, Dow Jones added 0.24%

    The US stock market ended the trading with growth due to the strengthening of raw materials, telecommunications and industry sectors. At the time of closing on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones price increased by 0.24%, the S & P 500 index rose 0.18%, and the NASDAQ Composite index rose 0.03%. The growth

    21.02.2019
  • Black gold rises in price on US API data on stocks

    As a result of trading on Wednesday, the price of the April contract for Brent crude on the ICE Futures exchange in London rose by $ 0.63 (0.95%) – to $ 67.08 a barrel. March futures for WTI rose $ 0.83 (1.48%) to $ 56.92 per barrel. The April contract rose $ 0.71 (1.3%) to

    21.02.2019
  • May announces progress in negotiations with the European Commission for Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she was able to make progress in negotiations with Brexit, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. We agreed that work on finding a solution will continue at a pace, time is of great importance, and it is in our interest that, when the UK leaves the EU,

    21.02.2019
  • Wall Street closed growth with the support of Walmart

    Wall Street rose on Tuesday due to the optimistic results of Walmart, as well as the resumption of US-Chinese trade talks in Washington. However, at the end of the session, the indices lost part of the gained advantage after Reuters interviewed the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, John Williams. The S

    20.02.2019
  • Gold futures rose during Asian trading

    Gold futures rose during Asian trading on Wednesday. On COMEX, gold futures for April delivery traded at $ 1.346.45 per troy ounce. The high of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. At the time of writing, gold found support at $ 1,314.30 and resistance at $ 1.349.75. Futures on the USD

    20.02.2019
  • Dollar has stabilized against major currencies in anticipation of the Fed’s protocol

    The dollar traded without a distinct dynamic against the basket of major currencies on Wednesday amid a decline in US government bond yields, but rose against the yen. By 9.36 Moscow time the dollar rose 0.2 percent to 110.84 yen. The yen lost an advantage amid rising Japanese stocks that renewed two-month peaks. On the

    20.02.2019
  • Top 4 index MSCI Russia 10/40 after rebalancing has not changed

    The four heavyweights of the MSCI Russia 10/40 index remained unchanged at the end of the rebalancing. In addition, the largest increase in weight following the February rebalancing of the MSCI Russia 10/40 index occurred in Gazprom’s notes: by 63 basis points to 9.33%, while Sberbank’s weight remained below 9%: increased by 15 basis points

    19.02.2019
  • Oil market: Brent becomes cheaper, WTI rises in price after a long weekend

    Brent is cheaper at the auction on Tuesday after the rise following the previous session, while WTI, which was not traded on Monday because of the holiday, is going up. The cost of the April futures for Brent crude on the London Stock Exchange ICE Futures is $ 66.21 per barrel, which is $ 0.29

    19.02.2019
  • The euro fell, the focus of investors – the state of the economy and the policy of the ECB

    The dollar traded without a clear dynamic on Tuesday, while the euro lost the advantage gained in the previous session. By 9.35 Moscow time, the dollar index to the basket of major currencies was at the level of 96.907, not showing significant changes relative to the closing level of trading on Monday. The euro lost

    19.02.2019
  • At the first amber auction this year, all the lots on display were sold.

    А About the Kaliningrad Amber Combine sold all the lots put up for the first auction this year for the sale of raw amber. 11 lots with a total volume of 15.5 tons were put up for auction, as a result 103.8 million rubles were raised. The increased demand for raw amber from processors can

    18.02.2019
  • Gold hardened

    Gold prices rose, while the US dollar declined in the Asian session. Both the United States and China reported progress in trade negotiations last week, although President Donald Trump said on Friday that the negotiations were ‘very difficult.’ The April contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange rose 0.3% to $ 1,326.35 per ounce. Gold

    18.02.2019
  • Ruble decided to celebrate US Presidents Day with a slight increase

    The ruble shows a slight increase, and in its favor is an expensive oil and a cheaper dollar, but CBR interventions can play against at low market liquidity, since the United States currency is not traded today. The liquidity of the local foreign exchange market and the activity of its participants may be reduced due

    18.02.2019
  • 5 main events of this week

    This week, market players will continue to follow the next round of talks between the US and China in Washington. Investors will also be interested in the minutes of the last Fed meeting, which will be published on Wednesday. This protocol may provide additional information about US monetary policy. Also this week will be released

    18.02.2019
  • S & P 500 fell amid pessimistic retail sales data

    The US stock indices S & P 500 and Dow declined on the basis of trading on Thursday, while the Nasdaq index rose slightly, amid pessimistic retail sales data. The decline in shares of the financial sector in the wake of the yield of US government bonds due to weaker than expected economic statistics. The

    15.02.2019
  • Gold futures rose during Asian trading

    Gold futures rose during Asian trading on Friday. On COMEX, a division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for April delivery traded at a price of $ 1,315.95 per troy ounce. The high of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. Gold found support at $ 1.305.25 and resistance at

    15.02.2019
  • The dollar rises in chen to most currencies, but depreciates against the yen

    The US dollar strengthened on Friday against most major currencies of developed countries. Yen rises in price. Market participants are following the US-China trade negotiations in Beijing. “One of the most common reproaches: isn’t it now that the Fed has changed behind, won’t you need another pigeon surprise to further weaken the dollar from the

    15.02.2019
  • ATP stock indexes vary in different directions at the auction on Thursday

    Stock indices of the Asia-Pacific region (APR) on Thursday are changing in different directions, despite the positive data on China’s foreign trade. Market participants are waiting for news about the trade negotiations from Beijing, where the main American delegation headed by Finance Minister Stephen Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lightheiser arrived. The composite index

    14.02.2019
  • Brent crude exceeded $ 64 a barrel

    World oil prices rise on Thursday morning, while the cost of Brent crude for the first time since November 2018 rose above $ 64 per barrel. As of 8.03 Moscow time, the price of April futures for North Sea Brent crude oil mixture rose by 0.60% – to $ 63.99 per barrel. Earlier in the

    14.02.2019
  • In dollar terms, exports from China rose in January, imports continued to decline

    The pace of change in Chinese imports and exports improved dramatically in January in anticipation of new trade arrangements with the United States. According to the General Administration of Customs of China, in dollar terms, exports from China rose by 9.1% last month after falling by 4.4% in December, while the decline in imports slowed

    14.02.2019
  • EU and US close to agreeing new sanctions against Russia

    Representatives of the US and the EU are not far from agreeing sanctions against Russia in response to the incident with the detention of Ukrainian sailors and ships in the Kerch Strait, the Financial Times reported, citing diplomatic sources. It is noted that this issue should be discussed on February 18 by the EU foreign

    13.02.2019
  • US stock market closed with growth

    The US stock market finished trading Tuesday with growth due to the strengthening of raw materials, industry and technology sectors. At the time of closing on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones rose by 1.49%, reaching a monthly maximum, the S & P 500 index rose by 1.29%, the NASDAQ Composite index rose

    13.02.2019
  • Gold futures climbed during Asian deals

    Gold futures rose during Asian trading on Wednesday. On COMEX, a division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for April delivery traded at a price of $ 1,316.25 per troy ounce. The high of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. Gold found support at $ 1.306.40 and resistance at

    13.02.2019
  • The dollar slightly changes in pair with the euro, the yuan rises in price

    The US dollar varies slightly in tandem with the euro. Japanese yen cheaper. Meanwhile, the RMB exchange rate rises in anticipation of news about the US-China trade negotiations taking place in Beijing. The US and Chinese delegations negotiating trade issues set the task of agreeing on the main parameters of the agreement this week, which

    13.02.2019
  • Wall Street closed in different directions amid trade negotiations

    The US stock market closed mixed dynamics on Monday against the background of the US-China trade negotiations and the worsening profit forecast of companies in 2019. Analysts have worsened the company’s profit forecast in the first quarter of 2019, expecting its decline by 0.2 percent compared to the same period last year. The Dow Jones

    12.02.2019
  • WTI Crude Oil Futures Rise During Asian Trading

    WTI crude oil futures rose during the Asian trading session on Tuesday. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, WTI crude oil futures for March delivery traded at $ 52.81 a barrel. Futures on the USD index, which shows the ratio of the US dollar to a basket of six major currencies, fell by 0.04% and

    12.02.2019
  • European stocks rose on Monday

    Stock indices of Western European countries on Monday rose after the quotations of shares of banks and oil companies. Markets are waiting for the next round of US-China talks. The Chinese side will again be represented by Deputy Prime Minister Liu He, the delegation from Washington will be headed by Finance Minister Stephen Mnuchin and

    12.02.2019
  • The number of drilling rigs in the United States increased for the second time in three weeks

    Last week, US energy companies increased the number of oil rigs for the second time in three weeks amid rising oil prices by more than 18 percent. In the week ending February 8, the number of installations increased by 7 to 854, data from the oil service company Baker Hughes, published on Friday, showed. The

    11.02.2019
  • Dollar near 6-week peaks amid concerns about trade

    On Monday, the dollar traded near six-week peaks against a basket of major currencies amid renewed concerns about tensions in China-US trade relations. The US delegation at trade talks in Beijing this week will continue to insist on meeting Washington’s intellectual property protection requirements. By 9.35 Moscow time the dollar rose 0.2 percent to 109.94

    11.02.2019
  • 5 main events of the week of the week

    Нthis week, market sentiment will be determined by news from the international trade front. The focus will be on the new round of trade negotiations between the United States and China. The truce between the two countries ends March 1. If by this time the trade agreement is not signed, President Trump has promised to

    11.02.2019
  • Wall Street closed in the red.

    Wall Street closed lower trading on Thursday, due to the fact that the United States and China will not be able to conclude a trade agreement. Of the major sectors of the S & P 500, only the utility sector and the real estate sector closed in positive territory, indicating that investors refrained from risks.

    08.02.2019
  • Gold in the red against the strengthening dollar

    Gold prices declined despite a new round of tension in the US-Chinese trade conflict. A strong US dollar is a factor of pressure on the precious metal. Gold futures fell 0.1 percent to $ 1,312.90 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which reflects its strength against a basket of currencies, is

    08.02.2019
  • The dollar is stable against most currencies.

    The US dollar is almost stable, other major world currencies also show minor fluctuations. On Thursday, the dollar rose in price for the sixth session in a row, which is the longest period since October. Markets again worried about trade negotiations between the United States and China. Larry Cadlow, chief adviser to the US president

    08.02.2019
  • Europe’s largest stock markets closed in the red

    As a result of yesterday’s trading, European stock indices showed different directions, while the largest markets in the region finished the day in minus. The composite index of the largest enterprises in the region Stoxx Europe 600 increased by 0.15% – to 365.52 points. The British FTSE 100 index decreased by 0.06% per day, the

    07.02.2019
  • Saudi Arabia to raise oil prices for Mediterranean countries in March

    Saudi Arabia in March will raise prices for all grades of oil, which are exported to the Mediterranean countries. The most significantly more expensive ‘heavy’ oil – at $ 1.15 per barrel. As a result, this variety will cost $ 2.7 per barrel lower than the average price of Brent crude. The increased cost of

    07.02.2019
  • Australian dollar near 2-week low after comments of the head of the Central Bank

    The Australian dollar was trading near a low of almost two weeks on Thursday due to rising expectations of lower interest rates by the Reserve Bank of Australia in 2019. The head of the Central Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe, on Wednesday made a rate cut, recognizing that risks to the economy are rising, and

    07.02.2019
  • Saudi Arabia offers a more formal partnership with non-OPEC countries

    Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Persian Gulf are not against entering into a formal partnership with a group of 10 oil-producing countries led by Russia to try to influence the situation on the global oil market together, writes The Wall Street Journal, citing OPEC officials. This proposal will formalize an informal alliance between

    06.02.2019
  • European stock markets finished trading steady growth

    Western Europe stock indexes rose on Tuesday after Wall Street and Asian markets due to significant quarterly financial results of companies. The composite index of the largest enterprises in the region Stoxx Europe 600 at the end of trading rose by 1.4 percent – to 364.99 points. The British FTSE 100 index added 2.04 percent,

    06.02.2019
  • Gold futures fell in price during Asian deals

    Gold futures declined during Asian trading on Wednesday. On COMEX, gold futures for April delivery traded at a price of $ 1,318.05 per troy ounce. Minimum of the session was the mark of dollars per troy ounce. Gold found support at $ 1.312.70 and resistance at $ 1.331.10. Futures on the USD index, showing the

    06.02.2019
  • The dollar rises in price to the euro, depreciates paired with the yen

    During today’s Asian trading session, the US dollar shows a slight increase in the pair with the euro and a decline against the yen, investors evaluate the performance of US President Donald Trump before the Congress with an annual appeal. Paired with the Japanese national currency, the single European cost 125.05 yen, compared with 125.42

    06.02.2019
  • Merkel: time to solve problems with Brexit

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Tuesday that there is still an opportunity to resolve controversial issues related to the upcoming British exit from the EU. Speaking about Brexit, during a meeting with Japanese and German businessmen in Tokyo, she noted that “on the one hand, time is running out. However, from a political point

    05.02.2019
  • Wall Street has grown thanks to the rise of the tech sector

    Wall Street climbed on Monday, and the three main indices of the US stock market closed near session peaks, as optimism about the future of China-US trade relations supported technology company stocks. Shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. added 2.7% each. The technology index S & P 500 as a result grew by 1.6%.

    05.02.2019
  • Oil price rises on supply reduction signals

    Oil prices are rising on Tuesday on rising expectations of a reduction in the supply of raw materials on the world market. The cost of April futures for Brent crude on the London ICE Futures Exchange at 8:15 Moscow time is $ 62.78 a barrel. On Monday, these contracts fell in price by $ 0.24

    05.02.2019
  • The dollar is stable against the background of risk appetite recovery

    The dollar maintained its gain on the basket of major currencies on Tuesday amid a recovery in risk appetite, which pushed up the US state bonds yields on the eve. The Australian dollar recovered losses after the Reserve Bank of Australia left the key rate at a record low of 1.5%. By 9.22 Moscow time,

    05.02.2019
  • Oil prices are stable after active growth on Friday

    Today, the oil market is stable in Asian trading after active growth last Friday, caused by forecasts of a decline in overproduction of hydrocarbons and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, Dow Jones reports. , 06%) – up to $ 62.79 per barrel. The cost of WTI futures for March in electronic trading on the New

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  • A pause in rate hikes will allow the US economy to continue to grow – Kashkari from the Fed

    The Fed’s intention to halt the rate hike will give the “fundamentally strong” American economy an opportunity to continue to grow, said Nil Kashkari, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, on Sunday. ‘I think there is still room for growth in the American economy,’ said Kashkari, who spoke in Long Lake, Minnesota. ‘We

    04.02.2019
  • The dollar rose to a maximum for the week against the yen

    On Monday, the dollar rose to a maximum for the week against the yen after good data on employment and business activity in the US manufacturing sector led to an increase in demand for the dollar, but its growth was limited due to the Fed’s more cautious approach to monetary tightening. By 11:32 Moscow time,

    04.02.2019
  • 5 main events of this week

    This week financial market sentiment will be determined mainly by political events. On Tuesday, investors will be focused on the speech of US President Donald Trump with an annual speech before the US Congress. The speech will take place at the moment when Trump ran into serious problems before the next two years of his

    04.02.2019
  • Trump expects agreement with China to be reached by March

    The United States and China brought together positions during the next round of trade negotiations, and the United States President Donald Trump said yesterday that he plans to meet with China’s President Xi Jinping to reach a final agreement. D. Trump expects an agreement to be reached before the beginning of March, when Washington threatens

    01.02.2019
  • EU leaders oppose changes to Brexit agreement

    In the EU countries on Wednesday unanimously expressed against the possibility of revising the agreement on Brexit. Thus, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker promised that he would listen to all the ideas of the British Prime Minister about Brexit, but noted that the agreement reached in November with London remains the only possible one. “The

    31.01.2019
  • The European Commission has prepared a set of measures in case of a tough scenario Brexit

    The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday decided on a set of emergency measures for the Brexit scenario without an agreement on the Erasmus + educational program, on the coordination of social security and on the EU budget, was announced at a press conference in Brussels by the EC First Deputy Chairman Frans Timmermans. As stated

    30.01.2019
  • USA: who will be sanctioned, whom – term

    On the eve of a visit to Washington by the economic adviser to the Chairman of the PRC, Vice-Premier of the State Council of the PRC Liu He, the American authorities presented the Chinese with an expected but still discouraging gift: the case of industrial espionage by Huawei was launched by two courts. In Seattle,

    30.01.2019
  • Oil rises in price after falling prices

    Oil was getting cheaper on the eve of fears about trade negotiations between the US and China, as well as in anticipation of a new “shatdaun”. Following the auction on January 28, the price of the March contract for Brent oil at ICE Futures in London fell by $ 1.71 (2.77%) and amounted to $

    29.01.2019
  • 5 main events of the next week

    Market players are preparing for an increase in volatility next week, when several events occur that can change the state of the markets. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the first Fed meeting will take place in the new year. Investors are hoping to get new clues about how restrained the ECB officials will be before the

    28.01.2019
  • An ECB study indicated a slowdown in GDP growth and inflation in the eurozone

    The growth of the eurozone economy may slow down more than previously thought, according to a study by the European Central Bank on Friday. ECB Head Mario Draghi on Thursday warned that the slowdown in eurozone GDP growth may be more substantial and longer than previously predicted. Many perceived this as a signal that the

    25.01.2019
  • UBS AG ended the fourth quarter with a profit, but the figure was worse than expected

    The net profit of the largest bank in Switzerland, UBS AG, in October-December was $ 696 million, compared with a loss of $ 2.42 billion for the same period a year earlier. Experts, on average, expected the bank to make $ 729 million. Meanwhile, UBS’s operating profit declined by 3.3%, to $ 6.97 billion. Operating

    22.01.2019
  • Highland Gold reduced production by 1% in 2018

    Highland Gold Mining (HGM) enterprises for 2018 produced 269.5 thousand ounces of gold and equivalent, the company said. This is only 1% below the level of 2017, but corresponds to the company’s forecast, which was 265-275 thousand ounces. In the 4th quarter, production decreased in annual terms by 4% – to 65,753 ounces of gold

    21.01.2019
  • May overcomes vote of no confidence, tries to break Brexit from impasse

    British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday broke a vote of no confidence in parliament and called on lawmakers to unite to break the impasse over the Brexit deal. 325 parliamentarians voted for confidence in the May government, and 306 were against. Since lawmakers fail to reach agreement on further actions, the United Kingdom may

    17.01.2019
  • British Parliament did not accept Brexit agreement

    The House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain did not support the agreement on Brekzitu, which was proposed by Prime Minister Theresa May. 202 deputies voted for the document, and 432 voted against. Thus, the parliament did not accept the draft May with a margin of 230 votes, which was the largest loss

    16.01.2019
  • Reasons for increase in metal prices. Prospects for the metallurgical market

    The positive dynamics of prices for precious metals and metals of the non-ferrous group in world markets is breaking long-term records. Zinc, aluminum, nickel, gold are rapidly increasing in price, and this is mainly due to the development of the Chinese economy. The reasons for the rise in metal prices are also related to the

    09.10.2018
  • Investment companies: allies or competitors

    More recently, the word “investment”, a term that came from the English language and means “placement of capital with subsequent profit,” was increasingly used in the post-Soviet space. Soon for those who have studied the market of investment companies in detail, the aftertaste of the western word has disappeared, the essence of what an investment

    09.10.2018
  • Statement by Ilona Mask and the reasons for Tesla’s departure from the exchange

    Many people are still haunted by the post from Elon Musk on August 7 of this year, which made a lot of noise. Is it true that Ilon Mask is going to leave the exchange and what could be the consequences of such an act for him and for the company? Perhaps we are dealing

    09.10.2018
  • Godsend for small investors – day-trading

    The execution of operations in the foreign exchange market entails certain risks, which stops novice players. Currency day-trading helps to avoid failures. This Forex trading strategy allows to trade transactions within one trading day, without leaving open positions and not transferring them the next day. Let’s analyze what is day-trading. This type of trading on

    09.10.2018
  • Money-management and its impact on the trader’s results

    The money management process involves the use of a set of rules, methods and techniques, each of which involves achieving maximum profit. This is money-management. It also has a downside, or, more correctly, another component of this multifaceted process – the use of risk management. It allows to ensure a balance between the process of

    06.10.2018
  • Interventions in the foreign exchange market – relevant information

    Currency intervention in Russia is carried out by the Central Bank, to adjust the exchange rates by buying or selling foreign money. This allows to monitor the situation in the foreign exchange market and minimize the negative consequences of sharp price hikes. The decision to initiate an intervention has been taken by the Ministry of

    05.10.2018