It’s 2017 and OPEC is cutting production

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will return to relevance after three challenging years of sustained oil price declines and spending cuts on new drilling and equipment, an oil analyst said Tuesday. Late last year, OPEC and major non-OPEC countries announced join production cuts of around 1.8 million barrels a day starting this […]

European markets are set for a higher open today 12.12.2016

European markets are expected to open with positive sentiment, after Asian markets increases. German DAX 33 points higher at 11264, French CAC 7 points higher at 4791 and London FTSE 4 points lower at 6970, according to IG markets. The last increase in oil prices will support the risk appetite which will have a positive […]

Asian Markets to open higher

We expect the Asian indices to open higher today. The US markets closed last week on a positive note with record highs and we think that the positive sentiment will continue. The futures point to a higher open. Price of Oil again stated going higher Friday before week end and now the futures are trading […]

US futures point to higher open; investors digest ECB announcement

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday as traders eyed a remarkable post-election rally and digested a surprise monetary policy announcement from the European Central Bank (ECB). ECB President Mario Draghi announced an extension of the central bank’s bond buying program although he stunned investors by reducing the pace of monthly […]

The Markets in US will open higher

The markets in USA will open higher, after the decision of the EBC to keep rates unchanged. Futhur more, the size of the QE was slimmed down to 60 Bln. per month as the period for the QE was extended to December 2017. The Futures of the indices did react positively to the news from […]

Markets in Europe are set for higher open

European Markets are to open higher again, after the higher close of the Asian markets. The markets are trading with Risk On sentiment and expecting that ECB will keep rates unchanged but to increase the QE period of the stimulus for additional 6 months. If this happens then the indices will be supported and it […]

American markets are set for a slightly higher open

American index futures point for a slightly higher open of the american indexes. Positive sentiment will keep after DJIA reached new record highs yesterday. Investors will stay focused a week before the FED meeting, after it is nearly sure that a rate hike will happen. On the economic calendar we expect data from USA about […]

European markets are expected to open around the closing levels from yesterday

European markets are expected top open around the closing levels from yesterday, after Asian markets traded higher. German DAX expected to open 4 points lower at 10827, French CAC  2 points lower at 4655 and London FTSE 7 points higher at 6813, according to IG markets. Brussels will on Wednesday hit HSBC, JPMorgan and Crédit Agricole with multimillion-euro fines for […]

CFTC’s speculative net positions from 29.11.2016

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) provides a breakdown of the net positions for speculative traders in U.S. futures markets. All data corresponds to positions held by participants primarily based in Chicago and New York futures markets. The Commitments of Traders report is considered an indicator for analyzing market sentiment and many speculative traders use […]

CFTC’s speculative net positions from 15.11.2016

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) provides a breakdown of the net positions for speculative traders in U.S. futures markets. All data corresponds to positions held by participants primarily based in Chicago and New York futures markets. The Commitments of Traders report is considered an indicator for analyzing market sentiment and many speculative traders use […]