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

Fri, 26 February 2021

Morning Note

Markets sell off on bond rout + Coinbase IPO

IPO filings used to be less interesting. It’s been rather fun to record how some (not so fast-growing, it turns out) tech unicorns have explained their businesses (it’s about people), the risks to growth (we have never made a profit and may never do so), and how they plan to structure voting rights (you don’t get any).

Thu, 25 February 2021

Equities
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Investments

Coinbase IPO: 5 things we have learned from the cryptocurrency exchange’s SEC filing

Coinbase has filed its SEC filing, the first steps in launching its IPO. Here's what we've learned from the filing so far.

Wed, 24 February 2021

Morning Note

Lloyds shares rally as divi resumes, markets react to Tuesday's tech turmoil, Powell testimony continues

Consumers have developed a penchant for germ protection and disinfection during the pandemic. This has been good news for Reckitt Benckiser, which today reports record profits as a 20% jump in LFL hygiene sales lifted earnings.

Thu, 21 January 2021

Morning Note

Stocks rally as Biden becomes president, ECB meeting ahead

Stocks are on the move again with US markets breaching fresh record highs after Joe Biden was inaugurated the 46th president of the United States.

Wed, 20 January 2021

Morning Note

Old Yellen goes big, Netflix surges on subscriber adds, buybacks, Burberry shares up on margins, Asia

Shares traded mostly higher in Europe following a positive start on Wall Street on Tuesday as traders returned from the three-day weekend to some upbeat earnings from Goldman Sachs and Bank of America to send the S&P 500 up 0.81% and the Nasdaq +1.53%.

Tue, 19 January 2021

Morning Note

Stocks nudge higher, HSBC rises on dividend hopes

Stocks in Europe ticked higher in early trade on Tuesday after a mildly down day on Monday. The FTSE 100 added 40 points to 6,760, rising 0.6%, while the DAX added 65 points to 13,910, a gain of 0.5%. However early gains were pared after an hour of trade. Asian shares outside of China rose, with Tokyo +1.4% overnight and US futures also climbing.

Mon, 18 January 2021

Investments

Should you follow Baillie Gifford into Moderna shares?

Ballie Gifford US Growth Trust half-year report today talked up the progress at Moderna, one of the companies that has developed a Covid-19 vaccine and enjoyed a spectacular run on its share price as a result.

Mon, 18 January 2021

Morning Note

Sluggish start for stocks

A sluggish start for stocks after a choppy and nervous second week of trading in 2021 highlights concerns about the trajectory of global economic recovery this year. European stock markets nudged lower as investors wait for new bullish catalysts amid renewed COVID-19 worries with cases in China on the rise and delays to vaccine rollout in Europe. 

Fri, 15 January 2021

Equities

Can Netflix shares rebound on earnings update?

Whilst Netflix has been a big winner from the pandemic as subscriptions leapt with consumers stuck at home, there are worries about the service going forward.

Fri, 15 January 2021

Morning Note

Stocks retreat in wake of Biden's stimulus, Babcock tumbles on audit concerns

A little bit of buy the rumour, sell the fact about equity indices as they tread lower in the wake of president-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus package. Like a good Roman emperor, it’s got something for everyone – lots of bread, lots of circuses.

Thu, 14 January 2021

Equities
+1
Investments

Equity investing themes: Infinite SPACs - Space stocks soar on ARK ETF plans

Shares in Virgin Galactic (SPCE) soared 20% amid plans by Cathie Wood’s ARK Investment Management to launch a space exploration exchange traded fund (ETF).

Thu, 14 January 2021

Morning Note

FTSE arrests 3-day drop, Fed's Powell eyed amid taper talk

European stocks ticked a tad higher in early trade with the FTSE 100 arresting three days of declines, but the major bourses seemed in no mood to break out just yet as a choppy week continues. 

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