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, 15 October 2021

Morning Note

FTSE makes new post-pandemic high, Bitcoin up on ETF hopes

GPs will be paid more to do what they used to do before the pandemic, like see patients face to face. This is what dislocation and the ‘new normal’ looks like: same service, costs more.

Thu, 14 October 2021

Equities
+1
Investments

US pre-mkts: Bank earnings strong, Cat upgrade

Very strong bank earnings coming through this morning – JPM led the way yesterday and the latest numbers from peers also look strong.

Thu, 14 October 2021

Morning Note

Stocks rally, inflation sticks, earnings on tap

Stock markets rose in early trade as investors parsed the latest signs of inflation and the central bank reaction function.

Wed, 15 September 2021

Morning Note

UK inflation surges, stocks struggle

European markets flat at the open this morning as UK inflation surged to a record high in August and Chinese economic data was soft. China’s retail sales fell to +2.5% in August, down from +8.5% in July, whilst industrial output grew by 5.3%, the weakest in more than a year. Asian stocks were weaker again following another soft session on Wall Street.

Tue, 14 September 2021

Commodities

Vaccines to spark oil demand growth- IEA

Vaccinations for Covid-19 are set to deliver a major boost for oil demand as concerns about the passage of the delta variant start to ebb. 

Tue, 14 September 2021

Morning Note

Investors look to Apple product show as equities struggle for momentum

Weak start for equities this morning, taking the baton from a mixed bag for indices in the US and Asia. FTSE 100 off about 0.5% in early trade heading towards 7,000 again, whilst the DAX is closer to the flat line. US CPI inflation later is the chief attraction as well as Apple’s product show. Shares in China fell, while Tokyo closed at a 5-year high.

Mon, 13 September 2021

Equities
+1
Indices

Meet the new DAX 40 constituents 

The German flagship index DAX is being increased to 40 constituents from September 20th. The change is the biggest in the history of the index and whilst it is not expected to materially alter the pricing of the index, it could affect the way investors view it. 

Mon, 13 September 2021

Morning Note

Risk on to start the week as inflation looms

Stocks are trading a tad firmer in the early part of the session, after a toughish week. US indices fell for a fifth straight day on Friday, weighed down by Apple’s setback, the stock falling over 3% after a court dealt a big blow to its app store payment model. Tesla shares fell 2.5% after Cathie Wood’s Ark group sold down its holdings.

Fri, 10 September 2021

Morning Note

Manipulation continues to stoke the market

Stocks are nursing a slight bounce after a tough week, but the downside is open.

Thu, 9 September 2021

Morning Note

Stocks slide again, EasyJet shares skid

Markets: Yesterday for a third straight session it was a case of the dollar up, gold lower again.

Wed, 8 September 2021

Equities
+1
Investments

GameStop earnings look ahead

Meme stock favourite GameStop (GME) is set to report Q2 results after the market closes on Wednesday, September 8th.

Wed, 8 September 2021

Morning Note

Stocks drop, Bitcoin weaker again

You couldn’t really have set it up better. On the day El Salvador made Bitcoin legal tender, the asset plunged by 16%.

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