Tim Clayton

Tim is a contributing author to EconomicCalendar.com. He is an economist and has been involved in financial markets for over 20 years as an analyst. He specialises in global economic trends, macro policy and central banks. Extensive knowledge, experience and data mining is used to anticipate trends in equities, bonds and forex with a contrarian slant. He is a graduate of the University of York with a degree in Economics/Econometrics.
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Positive Weekly Start for the Shenzhen Composite Index

The Shenzhen composite index was unable to hold strong gains seen as the market opened on Monday, but did advance significantly for the day...

Shenzhen Composite Index and ChiNext Underperform

Despite relatively benign international and domestic conditions, the Shenzhen Composite Index weakened significantly on Friday and under-performed compared to the Shanghai Composite Index.Internationally, conditions...

Shenzhen Composite Index Unable to Hold Gains

Despite cautious optimism surrounding the global and Chinese economic outlook, the Shenzhen Composite Index failed to sustain Thursday’s initial advance.The international environment was broadly...

Shenzhen Composite Index Gathers Momentum After Holding Support

The Shenzhen Composite Index strengthened significantly on Wednesday with gains in international stocks and the ability to hold support boosting confidence.The international equity-market environment...

Shenzhen Composite Index Moves Higher on Late Buying

The Shenzhen Composite Index initially struggled to gain any support from improved liquidity before securing a firmer tone after the break.After Monday’s market close,...

Shenzhen Composite Index Dives on Outflow Fears

The Shenzhen Composite Index fell sharply on Monday as the market was unable to find any positive influences.The weekend G20 meeting pledged to maintain...

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EUR/USD Weekly Forecast September 18-22

EUR/USD was under pressure in the early week but recovered in the second half of the week to erase about half of the week’s...
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Crude Oil Prices Weekly Forecast September 18-22

WTI crude oil prices (USOIL) gained for a second consecutive week and seen once again attacking resistance at the psychological $50.00 handle. Oil...
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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Extend Record Run to Four Days

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose again on Friday, extending its record-setting pace to four days, with defense contractors and technology firms leading the...

S&P 500 Futures Hit Record as Investors Shrug Off North Korea Threat

U.S. stocks advanced Friday, with the S&P 500 Index closing at a new all-time high as investors shrugged off North Korea’s latest provocation.The benchmark...

Coffee Prices: Robusta Falls as Speculators Exit Positions

Robusta coffee futures, which have been well supported for months due to razor-thin supplies fell on Friday due to a round of speculator selling...