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Press Releases from City Index (16 total)

CFD and Spread Betting Analysis: Markets in state of confusion – Bullish or Be …

Spread betting and CFD trading expert Sandy Jadeja of City Index constantly analyses the financial markets to determine the probability of where markets will turn next. See his “Week Ahead” report for 7th March here. “The recent market activity has caused confusion for many traders. We have experienced a choppy move both to the upside and downside causing confusion for Bulls and Bears alike. So which way are the markets heading

CFD Trading and Spread Betting Update: Equity markets erase early losses ahead o …

Which financial headlines are shaping trading on 11th February? Sean Power of spread betting and CFD trading provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) discusses news activity including a nervy opening to the day in the equity markets. “Equity markets started the day in nervous fashion as mixed messages yesterday afternoon of Mubarak stepping down were not entirely accurate. Mubarak confirmed, during a televised speech, that he will remain in office until the September

Financial Spread Betting: European markets start with small gains – data eyed

City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) Market Strategist Joshua Raymond analyses the financial developments shaping spread betting on 24th January, including a lower than expected Q4 profit for Phillips “European markets started the new week with small gains as stronger miners balanced out a weaker opening for UK banks. Investors are likely to focus more on economic data than company earnings this week. The amount of firms yet to report across the pond that

Financial Spread Betting: European markets gain ground on bargain hunting

Joshua Raymond, Market Strategist at City Index(http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) gives his views on the day's events in trading. “European markets posted gains after European Indices fell between 2%-3% in the last two trading days. However, volumes are low as it is a Friday and so therefore there is very little that we can read into today’s move higher. One sector that bore the brunt of the recent selling is the miners on fears of

Spread Betting: Goldman Sachs earnings trigger equity sell off - FTSE back below …

Financial spread betting expert and City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) Market Strategist Joshua Raymond looks at the financial headlines shaping trading on 19th January, including a sell-off triggered by a decline in earnings at Goldman Sachs “A surprising decline in earnings from major US bank and corporate bellwether Goldman Sachs triggered investors into defensive mode in late European trading, forcing the FTSE 100 lower by over 1% and back below the 6000 level.

Financial Spread Betting & CFD Trading: FTSE rallied 1% on strength in commodity …

Joshua Raymond is a spread betting expert and Market Strategist at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/). Here, he looks at the financial activity shaping trading on 18th January, including strong buyer demand for shares of commodities companies pushing the FTSE higher. “Strong buyer demand for shares of commodity companies such as energy and mining firms, aligned with hopes for an outperforming earnings season helped to power the FTSE higher by over 1%, with

Spread Betting & CFD Trading Commentary: Miners fuel equity markets on Tuesday m …

Sean Power is a spread betting expert and Equity Analyst at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/). Here, he looks at the financial headlines shaping trading on 18th January, including positive updates from the mining sector, HSBC and Burberry. "Equity markets across Europe started the day in strong fashion following a host of positive trading updates. At 9am equities market were in positive territory and approaching +1% gains or more. The FTSE was +73 points

Spread Betting News: Monday "quiet day", but FTSE 100 expected to rise at open

Financial spread betting provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) looks at the financial news affecting traders on 17th January, with the FTSE set to open robustly and a public holiday in the USA. Individuals with a spread betting account may have found today (January 17th) to have limited activity, although the FTSE 100 was set to open robustly. As of 06:24 GMT, Reuters reported the FTSE 100 was expected to open between one and

Spread Betting News: China move to hike reserve requirements triggers mining wea …

Joshua Raymond is Market Strategist at spread betting provider City Index (www.cityindex.co.uk/). Here, he takes a look at the EU markets on 14th January, with news surrounding China, Intel and JPM. “A forecast beating set of fourth quarter earnings from Intel last night is helping to encourage buyer demand for tech stocks across Europe today whilst a move by China to raise the rate of bank reserve requirements by another 50

Spread Betting Commentary: Miners drive equity markets higher

Spread betting expert Giles Watts, Head of Equities at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) summarises financial activity on 12th January as miners drive equity markets higher. “The positive sentiment amongst equity investors showed no signs of abating as the F100 put on half a percent gains and the Dax one and a half percent in early hours trading. The F100 was boosted by strong performances from Miners after Vedanta and Kazakmyhs were upgraded

Spread Betting Update: FTSE falls in light trade as investors slowly return

Joshua Raymond, spread betting expert and Market Strategist at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk), discusses EU market activity around China, the FTSE and the mining sector on 29th December: “The first trading day after the Christmas break saw the FTSE 100 make a brief break below the 6000 level in light volumes before returning to a tight trading range of 6000-6020. There is very little that can be interpreted from today’s session

Spread Betting Update: FTSE trades around 6000 as Oil firms lag

Joshua Raymond, spread betting expert and Market Strategist at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk), discusses EU market activity on 30th December: “Weakness in heavyweight energy stocks BP, due to an equipment malfunction at its Cherry Point refinery, and BG Group has weighed marginally on the FTSE 100 Index on Thursday, which traded flat to hover near the psychologically important 6000 level. Not much activity is expected over the course of the session

Spread Betting and CFD Trading - thin trading for the week ahead…

Spread betting (www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting/) and CFD trading (www.cityindex.co.uk/cfd-trading/) expert Sandy Jadeja of City Index (www.cityindex.co.uk) takes a look at the trading week ahead on 20th December: “Thin trade is helping to exacerbate moves higher in European Indices today, pushing the DAX and CAC higher by 0.3%-0.6%, whilst the FTSE 100 also traded marginally into positive territory. To be perfectly honest, one would expect there are more traders stuck at Heathrow right now that

Spread Betting News: Markets remain flat on triple witching day

Financial spread betting expert Nick Serff, Market Analyst at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk), looks at EU market activity surrounding equities on 17th December: "Equity markets remain festively quiet ahead of this morning’s expiry beginning at 10:15am. This morning sees the expiry of the December contracts for stock index futures, stock index options and stock options. This is the final triple witching of the year, the others being on the third Friday

The Spread Betting Week Ahead: Bulls back in charge for Xmas rally…

Spread betting expert Sandy Jadeja, Chief Technical Analyst at http://www.cityindex.co.uk, looks at spread betting market activity for the week beginning 13th December: “As expected the recent decline took the shape of a Bull Flag suggesting higher moves were on the cards. The need for stronger momentum is required if the rally is to sustain itself and continue moving North. Upside breaks above the recent highs look likely but will require

Your Financial Spread Betting Update: European equities post gains amid cautious …

Financial spread betting and CFD trading expert Giles Watts, Head of Equities at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk), looks at spread betting market activity as European equity markets pushed towards the week’s highs on 9th December: “European equity markets pushed towards the week’s highs, encouraged by a late rally in the US and strength in Asian equities overnight. F100 reached 5837 in early trading as Miners, Banks and Insurers drove the index

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