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

Thu, 23 September 2021

Sterling HOD, FTSE weaker as markets digest slightly hawkish BoE

After a bit of time to digest the Bank of England decision, it looks to have provided that hawkish pivot we’d anticipated.

Thu, 23 September 2021

Morning Note

Stocks rise after Fed walks fine line on tapering, rate hikes

European markets trading higher after the Fed delivered another lesson in how to gently massage markets into accepting that tightening is on its way.

Thu, 23 September 2021

Fed waits

The Federal Reserve is playing for time.

Wed, 22 September 2021

Bank of England responds to hot inflation print

The Bank of England will need to respond to biggest jump in inflation on record when it convenes this week.

Wed, 22 September 2021

Morning Note

UK, Euro stocks rally for 2nd day ahead of Fed meeting

Stocks have opened higher again after Europe rallied handsomely on Tuesday with gains of +1%.

Tue, 21 September 2021

Fed to announce QE taper?

Whilst markets do not expect the Federal Reserve to race towards tapering asset purchases, there is a broad consensus in the market that it will begin dialling back the pace of its QE programme from November.

Tue, 21 September 2021

Morning Note

Stocks stage a bounce after Monday selloff

A battling close lifted the spirits on a very tough day for equity markets on Monday.

Mon, 20 September 2021

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Investments

IAG take off on US travel news

IAG shares just took off on reports the US is set to ease restrictions on UK and EU travellers.

Mon, 20 September 2021

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US pre-markets: futures extend losses

Scores on the doors midway through the European session and an hour before the US cash open: in summary, not good.

Mon, 20 September 2021

Morning Note

China risks weigh on stocks, Fed meeting ahead

China risks to the fore at the start of the week as the fallout from the collapse of Evergrande weighed on the Hong Kong market.

Sun, 19 September 2021

Week Ahead

Week ahead: Fed set to announce tapering?

All eyes are on the Federal Reserve and whether it will use this week’s September FOMC meeting to announce its long-awaited tapering of asset purchases. Meanwhile a hot inflation reading last week will have the Bank of England thinking about whether it should be pivoting to a more hawkish position.

Fri, 17 September 2021

Morning Note

Stocks look to end week on a high as travel stocks catch tailwind

European markets on a firmer footing on Friday – FTSE 100 made a bold move at the open to recapture the week’s intraday high at 7,093 struck on Monday before pulling back, still trades up roughly half of one percent in early trade. This comes after a lacklustre session on Wall Street – Nasdaq up a touch, S&P 500 down a touch after the textbook bounce off the 50-day SMA on Thursday.

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