Tag: oil

Daily Market Commentary
August 08, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Brent crude oil prices are rising

European Shares European stocks climbed at the beginning of the trading session on Monday, alongside US futures while Asian shares closed on a mixed tone. Tech and energy shares were among the top performers following the opening bell as investors, pushed by a strong earnings season and the prospect of positive nuclear talks with Iran…

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Daily Market Commentary
August 03, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Brent oil prices are trading almost flat, after dropping nearly 4% during the two previous sessions

Oil Brent oil prices are trading almost flat this morning, after dropping almost 4% during the two previous sessions. The price of the barrel has been coming under pressure, as fears of a recession grow in Europe and the US, and China’s Covid-zero policy continues to affect activity, creating a scenario that entails a drop…

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Daily Market Commentary
July 29, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Stocks continued their rally in Europe, alongside US futures

European Shares Stocks continued their rally in Europe on Friday, alongside US futures, as market sentiment improved following reassuring macro data in addition to positive corporate results. While today’s trading optimism was initially sparked by strong Q2 reports from Apple and Amazon yesterday evening, this morning’s surprising GDP data from Spain and France are driving…

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Daily Market Commentary
July 27, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Stock markets jump higher from Tokyo to US future contracts in New York

European Shares Stock markets jumped higher from Tokyo to US future contracts in New-York, as investors cheered a batch of positive corporate results. Solid reports from tech giants Microsoft and Alphabet have given a fresh boost to market sentiment on Wednesday, sparking hopes that companies can handle tighter monetary conditions and a slower economy. However,…

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Daily Market Commentary
July 12, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: The euro’s bearish trend is continuing

Oil Oil prices dropped during early Tuesday trading, as the markets appear increasingly convinced that a global economic slowdown is coming. With inflation remaining high and forcing central banks and fiscal authorities to withdraw stimulus, an energy crisis in Europe that appears to be about to get worse and trigger a recession, and disappointing demand…

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Daily Market Commentary
June 29, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Brent crude prices fall, as investors consider a slowdown in global economic activity

Against this backdrop, today’s pause in the rise of prices comes as investors weigh the potential impact of the looming recession on future fuel demand; whether this pause will last remains to be seen, but the current scenario, where demand outstrips supply, would normally support further prices increases. Ricardo Evangelista – Senior Analyst, ActivTrades Disclaimer: opinions…

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Daily Market Commentary
June 14, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Brent oil prices rise as tight supply continues to squeeze an already tight market

Gold Gold prices bounced back from multi-week lows reached during early Asian trading this Tuesday. The precious metal is under pressure from rising bond yields and a strengthening dollar, as the markets react to last week’s release of US inflation, which was the highest in four decades. Investor expectations are shifting to accommodate a more…

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