Saqib Iqbal

Saqib Iqbal is a financial market analyst, serving the industry since 2011. The author is a mentor, providing training to individuals and organizations. Moreover, Saqib is a successful proprietary funds trader, managing a six-figure sum with an average annual ROI of 45%.

Equities covid
Fundamental Analysis

Equities Fall as Risk Sentiment Suffers Due to Protests in China

Investors worry over ongoing protests in China. PBOC will release about $70 billion to boost the Chinese economy. There is growing resentment of the Zero-COVID policy in China. The Equities market fell on Monday as concerns over the control of the virus in the second-largest economy in the world increased following unusual protests against the Read More…

Precious metal
Fundamental Analysis

Precious Metals Tick Higher as the US Dollar Continues to Weaken

Precious metals continue to rally after FOMC minutes. Long-term US Treasury yields fall to a more than seven-week low. Investors are leaning towards a 50bps Fed hike in December. The prices of precious metals rose on Friday as markets continued to assess the Federal Reserve’s dovish signals. Long-term Treasury yields in the United States fell Read More…

Fundamental Analysis

Equities Declining Amid China’s Strict Measures to Curb COVID

China’s Covid cases continue to plague markets as investors fear the return of the zero-COVID policy. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development will soon release its most recent economic outlook. Goldman Sachs warned that the global equities bear market is not yet over. Equities dropped on concerns that China would resume stricter COVID-19 control Read More…

Nasdaq 100 futures (NQ)
Fundamental Analysis

E-mini Nasdaq-100 (NQ) Futures Prices Climb as US Inflation Outlook improves

US producer prices increased by 8%, lower than expected, in the year ending October. Despite declining US wholesale service prices in October, service inflation remains high. NATO allies are looking into claims that Russian missiles killed two people in Poland. The E-mini Nasdaq-100 (NQ) futures made gains on Tuesday as investors jumped on softer-than-expected inflation Read More…

US CPI inflation
Fundamental Analysis

Equity Futures Price Rally Pauses as CPI-led Optimism Fades Out

The bull rally has paused on hawkish statements from Fed policymakers. Democrats have retained the majority in the US Senate. A Democratic sweep might resurrect concerns about spending and legislation. Major US Equity futures index prices including the S&P 500 (ES) futures closed lower on Monday while US bond yields increased, anticipating the continuation of Read More…