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

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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, 11 August 2021

US CPI inflation on the money, futures higher

Dow futures rallied and pointed to a solid opening for Wall Street after another hot inflation print.

Wed, 11 August 2021

Morning Note

Eyes down for US inflation reading, FTSE 100 hits new post-pandemic high

European stock markets made early gains as risk remains bid, taking a positive cue from a record high on Wall Street for both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500.

Tue, 10 August 2021

Morning Note

Stocks edge up as taper talk builds, inflation ahead

Equity markets seem content to trade broadly sideways as investors balanced the ongoing economic recovery with potential worries about delta, inflation and tapering by the Fed.

Mon, 9 August 2021

Morning Note

European stocks start timidly, Morrisons bidding war rages

A meek start to equity trading in Europe on Monday follows another record-breaking session for Wall Street on Friday.

Tue, 20 July 2021

Morning Note

Stocks bounce after sell-off, stagflation worries persist

In a word, stagflation. That’s how I’d sum up what this market angst is all about. Or at least, the spectre of stagflation. 

Mon, 19 July 2021

Morning Note

European stocks in broad decline, oil weaker after OPEC deal

Risk is firmly off this morning with European stock markets slipping in early trade, led lower by the travel and energy sectors.

Wed, 14 July 2021

Morning Note

Summer heatwave for inflation

Inflation is getting hotter and hotter. UK inflation rose to 2.5% in June from 2.1% the previous month, smashing expectations and in the process likely to increase the pressure on the Bank of England to tighten monetary policy.

Mon, 12 July 2021

Morning Note

Soft start to trading week for stocks, earnings season ahead

Stocks in Europe were weaker in early trade Monday, following a fresh record high being set on Wall Street on Friday as equity markets rebounded from a Thursday sell-off. The Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite all rose by around 1% to set new all-time closing highs. European bourses by contrast are tripping well-worn ranges. Bond markets are steady with US 10s around 1.35%, oil a tad lower this morning, but WTI remains above $74. Gold holds above the $1,800 level for now. The dollar is steady this morning after a couple of big down moves in the previous two sessions.

Fri, 9 July 2021

Morning Note

UK growth cools and is there still more downside to this market pullback?

Reopening can’t come soon enough: UK GDP expanded by a meagre 0.8% in May, led by indoor hospitality, but held back by a global chip shortage hitting car production.

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