Trading Update
14-Oct-14, 8:58am:

Accelerating Growth Concerns Boost the Yen and Gold

Global uncertainty and growth concerns has seen dollar/yen break below support towards ¥105.44, although the downtrends for the euro and sterling remains in play.

The dollar weakness is assisting a solid rebound for gold, which has moved above the 20DMA and is looking for a test of $1,267.

Update by Craig Inglis, Head of Product Development,
14-Oct-14, 9:21am:

Stocks Markets Slump on Growth Fears

Following sharp losses at the end of the US session last night, European stocks have opened lower this morning.

Concerns over the world economy are weighing, with traders set to focus on UK inflation and German sentiment data.

Update by Joe Rundle, Market Analyst,
14-Oct-14, 4:11pm:

Are Intel Overvalued? – Q3 Earnings May Tell the Tale

With the chipmaker expected to return double digit growth, IG talks to Andy Ng from Morningstar about what to expect from the latest results and whether recent share price growth has pushed things too far too quickly.

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14-Oct-14, 5:04pm:

US Banking Shares Set to Report

With the bulk of financial sector earnings due this week, IG discuss expectations for JPMorgan, Citigroup and Well Fargo and consider potential share price moves.

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14-Oct-14, 5:04pm:

Ted Baker Announces 23% Jump in Pre-Tax Profits

The fashion retailer has a strong offering and seems to be benefitting from not being restricted by a luxury image.

Sohil Chotai from Edison suggests to IG that the firm is set to perform well and that sales may not have been as disrupted by the warm British weather as sector peer Next.

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14-Oct-14, 5:05pm:

Euro Maintains Bearish Slant After Failing to Break Higher

A rebound for the euro failed to break above previous support around $1.2750, which may indicate a continued bearish directional bias.

This technical analysis video also looks at GBP/USD, USD/JPY, AUD/USD and gold.

Update by James Chen, Chief Technical Strategist,