Neil Wilson

Chief Market Analyst

Neil is chief market analyst for Markets.com and also writes for the Investors Chronicle as ‘The Trader’, with the daily market outlook published online each morning. He is a regular contributor to major news outlets and is often quoted on the BBC, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Times, Telegraph, Guardian, London Evening Standard, and many more. Neil is also a regular contributor to TV networks, including Sky News, BBC, CNBC and more.

Prior to joining Markets.com, Neil was the senior market analyst at ETX Capital, having gained experience through writing for Saxo Bank.

As well as supplying clients with up to date analysis of the markets, Neil produces daily video updates in the platform and hosts various live webinar events on major market events and themes.

Twitter: @marketsneil
Contact: neil.wilson@markets.com

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Opinions from Neil Wilson

Sun, 11 April 2021

Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Q1 earnings season kicks off on Wall Street

Earnings season gets underway on Wall Street as the big banks get the ball rolling this week. Meanwhile traders are looking at the latest inflation and retail sales figures from the US and a central bank interest rate decision from New Zealand taking place amid the country’s housing boom.

Fri, 9 April 2021

Morning Note

Timid end to positive week for European equities, sterling on the ropes

European stocks opened a shade lower on Friday morning as the major bourses look to close out a largely positive holiday-shortened trading week.

Thu, 8 April 2021

Morning Note

FTSE 100 highest in a year, Fed minutes support equities

The FTSE 100 hit its highest level in over a year this morning. Trading above 6,920 the FTSE is at its highest since the pandemic struck and global stock markets plunged at the end of February 2020.

Wed, 7 April 2021

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Investments
IPO

Coinbase says Q1 earnings jumped to $1.8bn ahead of Nasdaq direct listing

Coinbase estimated first quarter revenues rose by nine times year-on-year to $1.8bn as the company provided updated guidance for 2021 ahead of its stock market debut next week.

Wed, 7 April 2021

Morning Note

Deliveroo shares climb, UK equities catch a bid

Deliveroo shares edged higher at the start of unrestricted trading as investors shrugged off the stock’s dreadful start to life as a public company, whilst UK equities rose as the FTSE 100 climbed 0.9% in the early part of the session to trade at its highest since the start of the year.

Tue, 6 April 2021

Commodities

After OPEC+, oil markets shift attention to US-Iran nuclear talks

OPEC and allies are confident of a recovery but rising coronavirus cases leading to new lockdowns are a worry.

Tue, 6 April 2021

Bitcoin and crypto market cap passes $2 trillion

The combined value of all Bitcoin and other crypto assets surpassed $2 trillion for the first time.

Tue, 6 April 2021

Morning Note

Reopening stocks rally, DAX, Dow, S&P 500 at records

European markets rallied firmly as they play catch-up after being shut for Good Friday and Easter Monday. In early trade on Tuesday, the DAX hit a fresh all-time high and the FTSE 100 rallied 1% to hit 6,840 and mark its highest level since January.

Thu, 1 April 2021

Morning Note

Stocks start April on front foot, Roo licks its wounds, European manufacturing picking up?

European markets trade broadly higher on the first trading day of the quarter after solid opening three months to 2021.

Wed, 31 March 2021

Morning Note

Deliveroo serves up cold fare as debut misfires, European equities flat

Shares in Deliveroo got off to a horrible start on the market, declining 23% in early trade to £2.95 after pricing at £3.90. It’s a very big early move lower and there will be chatter about what this says about the broader market, investor appetite for listings, the state of the UK economy etc, etc.

Tue, 30 March 2021

Commodities

OPEC+ preview: Saudis continue to take the strain

OPEC+ meets this week after its surprise decision to extend production cuts through April. Prices enjoyed something like a Suez Canal ‘put’ but this is fading fast.

Tue, 30 March 2021

Morning Note

Attention shifts to bond yields as stocks rally, ARKX ETF launch, Deliveroo IPO priced at the bottom

Despite some volatility in individual names associated with the Archegos Capital fallout, chiefly the big banks that had acted as prime brokers to the hedge fund, there was no broad selloff in blue chips.

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