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Q3 Outlook: What to expect from the coming quarter?

Stocks and treasuries plunged in the first half of 2022 as inflation and recession fears rose. What can we expect in Q3? Here we look at the main themes set to drive the markets and how they could influence the different areas of the market.

European stocks and economy vulnerable

Nothing has changed fundamentally to suggest the markets have bottomed out

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Index in Focus: NASDAQ 100

It's month end, quarter end, and first half of year end, and the NASDAQ has fallen as much as 34%. Is it time for the NASDAQ 100 to bounce?

June 30, 2022 08:29 PM

US open Stocks mixed ahead of Powell

US stocks are set for a mixed open after US GDP was downwardly revised and ahead of Fed Powell’s appearance.

June 29, 2022 01:59 PM

Europe’s woes go from bad to worse

Sharp acceleration in Spanish inflation hit equities and sends EUR/CHF on brink of parity

US open: Stocks rise as China eases COVID restrictions

Stocks are set to rise after China eases travel restrictions, boosting optimism that supply chain disruptions could soon start to ease and travel ramp up. US consumer confidence data is due.

June 28, 2022 02:00 PM

Stocks struggle as yields recover

Techs, once again, leading the falls...

June 27, 2022 05:43 PM

European Open: 7300 in focus for FTSE bulls

Equity markets continued to rally in Asia as we approach the quarter end. And with futures markets also pointing higher then perhaps they can help the FTSE make it was to 7300.

June 27, 2022 06:39 AM

US open: Stocks rise as recession fears are pushed aside for now

US stocks are rising despite recession fears lingering. The mood had improved even if the data hasn’t.

US open: Stocks rise, jobless claims little changed, Powell next

Stocks edge higher as investors digest the latest jobless claims and look to Fed Powell who testifies again.

June 23, 2022 01:56 PM

US open: Stocks tank on recession fears ahead of Powell’s testimony

US stocks are set to fall sharply on the open after yesterday’s rally proved to be short-lived and as all eyes are on Fed Chair Powell as his two-day testimony before Congress begins.

FTSE falls as UK inflation rises

FTSE falls as UK inflation rises, Where next for the FTSE?, Oil tumbles ahead of Powell, Where next for WTI oil?

UK CPI Preview

How hot was inflation in May?

US open: Stocks rebound as sentiment improves but recession risks remain

US stocks are set to open higher today, on the first day of trading after the long weekend and after the steep losses last week.

FTSE rebounds after large losses

The FTSE fell 4.1% last week, tumbling to a three and a half month low. Today risk sentiment has improved and banks do the heavy lifting.

June 20, 2022 02:31 PM

US open: Stocks drop as recession fears grow

US stocks are pointing to a sharply weaker start after gains yesterday and as the fust settles on the Fed rate decision.

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European Open: GBP/CHF in focus for today’s SNB and BOE meetings

Hot on the heels of the Fed meeting, the SNB (Swiss National Bank) and BOE (Bank of England) are up next in today’s European session.

June 16, 2022 06:00 AM

US open: Futures edge cautiously higher ahead of the Fed rate decision

US stocks head higher and the USD lower ahead of the Fed rate decision. Will the Fed hike by 50 or 75 basis points?

June 15, 2022 12:27 PM

European Open: Asia lower, Oversold markets cautiously retrace

Of course, we’ll have to find out if yesterday’s sell off really is ‘oversold’, but the overnight rise for index futures and commodity FX appear to be corrective in nature.

June 14, 2022 06:40 AM

US open: Futures plunge as inflation, recession fears rise

US futures are tumbling as the bond market flashes a recession warning signal. Investors fear an the Fed could have to act aggressively, pushing the economy into recession.

Two trades to watch: FTSE, Oil

FTSE falls as UK GDP unexpectedly contracts in April. Oil falls as COVID cases rise in China and on global growth concerns.

European Open: Futures point lower with a turbulent start to the week

Appetite for risk remained on the back ropes as Asian markets reacted to the hotter-than-expected inflation print from the US on Friday.