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.

Wed, 13 January 2021

Investments

Can Nio shares deliver on the 2020 promise?

Shares in Nio had a spectacular 2020 – but can the stock keep on rallying in 2021?

Wed, 13 January 2021

Morning Note

Stock markets steady, Sterling nears highest in almost 3 years

European stock markets were flat in early trade on Wednesday after a mildly positive session on Wall Street and mixed bag in Asia.

Tue, 12 January 2021

Equities

Can the Tesla share price keep on going? BofA thinks it can and here’s why

Will Tesla shares keep on rallying? Analyst at Bank of America think they can, pinning it on a virtuous cycle of higher stock prices enabling them to fund growth at lower costs, which in turn leads to higher share valuations.

Tue, 12 January 2021

Morning Note

Stocks flat as investors weigh options, Kingfisher and The Hut Group post strong sales growth

European stocks were flat in early trade Tuesday after a broadly negative session to start the second trading week of the year yesterday. The FTSE 100 ended down 1%, while the Dax fell 0.8% as investors took stock of last week’s rally. US futures were indicated higher after a down day on Monday saw the S&P 500 close 0.66% lower at a whisker under 3,800. 

Mon, 11 January 2021

Morning Note

Equities pause after strong week, Bitcoin tumbles, Wall Street earnings in focus

European markets were in a holding pattern early on Monday as investors parsed signals of recovery, vaccine rollouts, surging caseloads and tougher lockdowns.

Fri, 8 January 2021

Equities

Earnings Season Preview

The S&P 500 has risen over 1% this week to make a fresh record high, closing above 3,800 for the first time in its history. Ebullience is a factor of the hope in vaccines leading to a return to normal, corporate earnings improving sharply in 2021, and a broadly expansionary fiscal and monetary environment offering succour to equity valuations.

Fri, 8 January 2021

Morning Note

Risk bid in the teeth of surging Covid cases, Bitcoin tops $40k and Tesla goes to the moon

European stock markets moved higher as the dust settled over US presidential election at last and investors continue to overlook any short-term worries about the virus and focus on more stimulus, fiscal expansion, infrastructure spending and a return to near-normal later in the year that should unleash higher consumption levels.

Thu, 7 January 2021

How much higher can Bitcoin go?

Just how high can Bitcoin go from here? After a remarkable 2020 and a fresh surge in the first trading days of 2021, some are starting to talk up the prospect of a multi-year bull cycle for Bitcoin. 

Thu, 7 January 2021

Morning Note

Stocks rise despite DC turmoil, Sainsbury's bumper Christmas

No one can accuse the US of tending to lethargy. Turmoil in Washington D.C. has been largely shrugged off by global markets, as investors bet more stimulus and fiscal expansion from a Democrat-controlled Congress will be the driving force for the upside to show more gains.

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