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, 14 May 2021

Morning Note

Stocks nudge higher, Fed remains relaxed about inflation

Stocks are higher, recovering some ground lost during a choppy week. Fed officials have been out in force to calm inflation nerves.

Thu, 13 May 2021

Morning Note

Stocks decline further on inflation scare

Another sell everything kind of day: A hot inflation print from the US has left stock markets around the world nursing losses. 

Wed, 12 May 2021

Equities
+2
Forex
Indices

US pre-mkt: Another wobble as US inflation surges to 13-year high

US inflation surged in April, with the year-over-year CPI reading coming in at 4.2%, the highest since Sep 2008 and easily beating the 3.6% expected.

Wed, 12 May 2021

Morning Note

Stocks steady after tech hit, UK economy resilient, US inflation in focus

Tech stocks have steadied somewhat and shares in Europe are a tad higher this morning, but global stock markets remain in defensive mode.

Tue, 11 May 2021

Equities
+1
Indices

US pre-market: selling unabated

US futures looking lower ahead of the cash equity open on Wall Street with NDX at 13,120 and the S&P 500 around 4150, implying about a 30pt lower open for the broad market.

Tue, 11 May 2021

Forex

UK preliminary GDP q/q preview (Wed, 07:00 BST)

The Bank of England anticipates UK economic output contracted by 1.5% in the first quarter of the year, which should be pretty much our reference point for the print on Wednesday, with the consensus at –1.6%.

Tue, 11 May 2021

Morning Note

Tech selloff drives broad retreat

If you are looking for inflation signals, China’s factory gate prices are a pretty good leading indicator. So today’s report showing that producer price inflation rose 6.8% from a year earlier in April, the fastest pace in more than three years, could be of concern.

Mon, 10 May 2021

Morning Note

Miners charge higher on commodity boom, cable breaks 1.40

European markets are off to a slow start with early gains largely erased within the first half hour of trade.

Fri, 7 May 2021

Indices

NFP miss: does it mean anything?

US jobs growth cooled with just 226k created in April, well below the 1m+ expected. The blowout number from March was also revised lower by 146k to 770k. Wages rose more than expected.

Fri, 7 May 2021

Morning Note

European stocks hit record high, Jes Staley wins out, monster US jobs report expected

European markets rose handily on Friday, with the Stoxx 600 hitting a record high head of the hotly-anticipated US jobs report.

Thu, 6 May 2021

Forex

BoE quick take: sterling hits one-week high as MPC exits emergency mode

This was not as hawkish as some might have wanted but it’s a clear signal the Bank of England is exiting emergency mode.

Thu, 6 May 2021

Morning Note

Stocks rally as Fed speakers get back on script, earnings support + Bank of England set to raise forecasts

Rotation and reflation remain the order of the day: The Dow Jones industrial average rose almost 100pts to a record close, whilst the S&P 500 edged up 0.1% and the Nasdaq fell another 0.4% as the big tech stocks had another choppy day.

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