Shares and Indices

Shares and Indices

Monitoring Volatility and Spotting Trading Opportunities

US Markets With relatively sound fundamentals driven by strong earnings growth so far in this earning season, US equity markets have continued their bullish trend. The S&P500 bounced back strong from its 100-day moving average in early July, and by going over the 2800 level, it seems to be on track to reach its all-time high of 2870,  possibl...

July 25, 2018
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Dollar Index Treading on Familiar Ground

If you’re familiar with the US dollar Index, you might have noticed it has moved in a repetitive pattern for the past few years. You need to treat every six months as a cycle, at the end of this cycle (June, December), the Fed will generally raise interest rates. Here’s a look at how this pattern may look: The Cycle Jan-Feb and July-Aug ...

July 19, 2018
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Opportunities in the Third Quarter – Equity and Currency Markets

By Deepta Bolaky STOCK MARKETS After a stellar year for the stock markets, investors were entertaining the idea that equities will outperform in 2018 even though a correction above 15% was expected at some point. The U.S equity markets showed impressive strength in 2017 without experiencing the major pullbacks that often accompany rallies. The rall...

July 18, 2018
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First Quarter Overview – Massive Swings and Volatility in Stock Markets

First Quarter Overview - Massive Swings and Volatility in Stock Markets   First quarter of the year ended with markets experiencing massive swings and volatility. Higher bond yields, revised inflation expectations and a potential trade war brought fears to the markets, making investors very sensitive to any economic data releases or changes ...

April 17, 2018
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Amazon on Track to Become a $1 Trillion Company

Amazon on Track to Become a $1 Trillion Company   By Klavs Valters With Apple close to becoming the first company in the world to reach $1 trillion market cap, Amazon is also closing in. As one of the world’s largest online retailers it is on track to reach the milestone by 2022, according to Jefferies analyst Brent Thill. Thill sees the e...

March 22, 2018
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Are we 5 weeks away from a US Government shutdown?

Are we 5 weeks away from a US Government shutdown? …and what does this mean for the markets?   President Donald Trump has had a few admittedly less-than-stellar weeks. Topping off his widely condemned remarks following the Charlottesville, Virginia events, he went on to attack his Republican colleagues in the House and Senate. Recent polling...

September 20, 2017
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Europe’s Bond-Buying Program

The European Central Bank (ECB) engaged into a €2 trillion bond buying program to promote economic growth and drive inflation up in the Eurozone. It involves buying assets from commercial banks to inject more funds in the banking system. It is a non-standard monetary policy commonly referred as quantitative easing (QE). The market expected the QE...

September 7, 2017
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US Indices at Record Highs

US Indices at Record Highs US Indices have hit record highs in 2017 and are continuing to rally since the Trump presidency began back in January. The recent rally in the US Indices is mainly due to big number of companies reporting stronger performance results than the experts were predicting and a weaker dollar. Now let’s look at how the main US...

August 3, 2017
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Trading The HK50 Index

You might have heard about Hong Kong in the news, recently they celebrated twenty years of “return to the motherland”. Before we discuss the HK50 index, it’s let’s briefly review the historical and political situation. You might be asking yourself, is Hong Kong a separate country or part of China? [caption id="attachment_57013" align="align...

July 10, 2017
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US Dollar Index Futures with GO Markets

US Dollar Index Futures with GO Markets For stock traders, trading indices is a cost-effective way to gain exposure to many different companies in one single transaction. Similarly, the US Dollar Index acts as a benchmark to currency traders. The index measures the value of the US Dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies. In other words, t...

June 26, 2017
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Nifty 50

Nifty 50 Go Markets are proud to introduce Nifty 50 (India 50 on GO MT4). The Nifty index is listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India and acts as a benchmark for the Indian equity markets. It is a capitalization weighted index which covers 13 sectors of the Indian economy in one portfolio.   India is the fastest growing economy of...

June 2, 2017
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