Market Outlook

  1. ZFX: Emergency! Financial market keeps making history

    Last Friday (March 13), US President Trump declared a state of emergency to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The US government will prepare $50 billion fund to deal with the epidemic. He also said that 500,000 sets of virus detection reagents will be launched that inspiring the whole market sentiment. The three major Wall Street indexes closed near the day high, all rose more than 9%,the best daily performance since the financial crisis in 2008. View more

  2. ZFX: Market crash again and again, Black Friday fear?

    the financial market continued to collapse, the global stock market dropped sharply again and the three major Wall Street indexes all fell by nearly 10%. During the period, the market halt was triggered again and trading is suspended for 15 minutes. The Dow eventually fell 9.99% and fell more than 2350 points, the worst day since the stock market crash in 1987. The new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic continues. Investor confidence has been extremely low. Mo more detail about the stimulus policies, oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia, counterparty default risks are all the sensitive factors that make the market move. View more

  3. ZFX: Wall Street technically bearish? Market conditions still disturbing

    On Wednesday (March 11), the market remained uncertain, the three major Wall Street indexes plunged sharply, which the Dow fell by 5.86%, more than 1,400 points, erased all Tuesday's gains. The WHO officially announced the new coronavirus (COVID-19) as a "global pandemic", once again hit the market sentiment. Also, there has no further details about the Trump’s policies, triggering market disturbing. View more

  4. ZFX: financial market keep volatile, fluctuations are expected

    After another "Black Monday", investors are paying close attention to the news of the OPEC and Trump's policies. The trend of various markets such as gold and forex still very uncertain. So far investors were not sure about the details of Trump's policies, but it was reported that Trump might lower income tax rate to 0%, which caused strong buying in the market. The three major Wall Street indexes rebounded and all rose nearly 5% to close, including the Dow rising more than 1,000 points. View more

  5. ZFX: No. 3 black swan? oil prices biggest drop since 1991

    On Monday (March 9), investors witnessed history again. Due to the breakdown of production reduction agreement negotiations between OPEC and Russia, Saudi Arabia announced an extreme move over the weekend. Oil prices continued to drop sharply following the decline of last Friday. It was once more than 30% after opening, which was the biggest drop since 1991. View more

  6. ZFX: Risk appetite gradually return to the U.S. stock market

    Signs of pneumonia outbreak or slowdown in mainland China, weakening demand for safe havens, coupled with Federal Reserve Chairman Colin Powell's renewed confidence in the U.S. economic outlook, further reassured, as money continued to flow into the stock market, with the Dow, S.P. and Nasdaq all hit record highs. View more

  7. ZFX: Euro Session Gold Review – Wandering Between Bitter and Sweet, Gold Price Ranging

    Gold prices fell modestly on Tuesday, but the intraday volatility was relatively large, reflecting the theme of market conditions or the possibility of changes in sentiment. As investors concerned about the new confirmed cases of pneumonia, the phenomenon of slowing growth began to appear, to a certain extent to ease the financial market tension atmosphere. Risk appetite emerged on Tuesday, with money flowing back into the stock market, with the S.P. and Nasdaq hitting record highs for two consecutive sessions. View more

  8. ZFX: Outbreak Fears Cool, Markets Remain Wary

    The mood in financial markets improved further, but failed to last, mainly because investors were cautious and remained on alert. Risk appetite continued to flow into the stock market, with the S. and P.P. and Nasdaq hitting record highs for two consecutive sessions, but the Dow rose and then fell, a relatively weak trend. View more

  9. ZFX: Risk aversion seems to be a trend rather than gold prices hovering high

    Gold prices did not rise much, but keep an eye on the dollar's strength and remain hovering around $1,570, which is already relatively strong, meaning higher against other non-US currencies. Even as the stock market stabilised on Monday, investors remained cautious, taking in safe-haven assets at the same time, and funds did not flow out of gold and bond markets. View more