Tag: nikkei

Markets update Nikkei Post Biggest Weekly Drop Since 2008

The rout in Japanese stocks intensified on Friday, with the Nikkei reporting its biggest weekly percentage drop since the 2008 financial crisis. A litany of...

Japan’s Nikkei Falls Into Bear Market Territory

Japanese stocks were back in bear market territory on Wednesday, as investors poured into the safety of the yen amid global economic instability. The benchmark...

FTSE 100 Reaches 3-Year Low amid Global Growth Woes, Falling Oil...

European markets extended losses on Tuesday, with London’s FTSE 100 reaching its lowest level in over three years as concerns about global growth kept...

Falling Oil Prices Hit Energy Shares

The price of oil backtracked further on Tuesday, triggering a slide in global energy shares in the wake of BP’s (LON: BP) shocking earnings...

Global Stocks Rally on ECB Stimulus Hopes, Rising Oil Prices

Global stocks ended the week on a firmer note, as investors cheered on higher oil prices and the possibility the European Central Bank (ECB)...

Markets Under Pressure as Oil Prices Hit Fresh Lows

Asian and European markets were back on the defensive Wednesday, as oil prices wallowed at their lowest level since 2003, triggering a sharp selloff...

Nikkei Declines Sharply as Yen, Commodities Weaken

Asian stocks were mostly down on Monday, while the Japanese yen weakened after China’s central bank bolstered its yuan fixing in an effort to stabilize...

Markets Rise after Stronger than Expected Chinese Trade

Stock markets in Europe and Asia swung higher on Wednesday and oil prices also rebounded after better than expected Chinese trade figures eased concerns...

Asian Stocks End Mixed amid Healthcare Volatility

Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday, as weak commodity prices and volatility in the overnight session played to investor concerns about the health of...

Global Markets Maintain Rally as BOJ Refrains from Adding to QE

Global stock markets rallied again on Wednesday, rising in lockstep with commodities as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) refrained from adding to its record...

World Stocks Climb on BOJ Stimulus Hopes

Asian and European stocks rose on Tuesday on hopes for a new round of stimulus from the Bank of Japan, while investors remained confident...

Markets Tumble as on Weak China PMI

Global stock markets declined on Tuesday, while oil prices snapped a three-day rally after data showed manufacturing activity in China contracted at the fastest...

Using Equity Indices to Trade Forex: Part 3

One potential problem with using the equity markets to inform your forex trades is that it can be hard to tell which market is...

Euro Extends Gains After IFO Report

Better-than-expected business sentiment data from Germany saw the euro push higher against most major currencies. The IFO report contained data that beat both the...