Important Information

You are visiting the international Vantage Markets website, distinct from the website operated by Vantage Global Prime LLP
( ) which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA").

This website is managed by Vantage Markets' international entities, and it's important to emphasise that they are not subject to regulation by the FCA in the UK. Therefore, you must understand that you will not have the FCA’s protection when investing through this website – for example:

  • You will not be guaranteed Negative Balance Protection
  • You will not be protected by FCA’s leverage restrictions
  • You will not have the right to settle disputes via the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)
  • You will not be protected by Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
  • Any monies deposited will not be afforded the protection required under the FCA Client Assets Sourcebook. The level of protection for your funds will be determined by the regulations of the relevant local regulator.

If you would like to proceed and visit this website, you acknowledge and confirm the following:

  • 1.The website is owned by Vantage Markets' international entities and not by Vantage Global Prime LLP, which is regulated by the FCA.
  • 2.Vantage Global Limited, or any of the Vantage Markets international entities, are neither based in the UK nor licensed by the FCA.
  • 3.You are accessing the website at your own initiative and have not been solicited by Vantage Global Limited in any way.
  • 4.Investing through this website does not grant you the protections provided by the FCA.
  • 5.Should you choose to invest through this website or with any of the international Vantage Markets entities, you will be subject to the rules and regulations of the relevant international regulatory authorities, not the FCA.

Vantage wants to make it clear that we are duly licensed and authorised to offer the services and financial derivative products listed on our website. Individuals accessing this website and registering a trading account do so entirely of their own volition and without prior solicitation.

By confirming your decision to proceed with entering the website, you hereby affirm that this decision was solely initiated by you, and no solicitation has been made by any Vantage entity.

I confirm my intention to proceed and enter this website Please direct me to the website operated by Vantage Global Prime LLP, regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom

By providing your email and proceeding to create an account on this website, you acknowledge that you will be opening an account with Vantage Global Limited, regulated by the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC), and not the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

    Please tick all to proceed

  • Please tick the checkbox to proceed
  • Please tick the checkbox to proceed
Proceed Please direct me to website operated by Vantage Global Prime LLP, regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom.



شاهد تجدد التاجر


View More
  • الكل
    العروض الترويجية
    عن الشركة
  • Search
  • الفوركس
  • Vantage Rewards
  • رسوم التداول
  • facebook
  • instagram
  • twitter
  • linkedin
  • youtube
  • telegram

Is it all Doom & Gloom for Global Markets?

Vantage تحديث Updated Mon, 2018 October 22 11:04

A current look at global markets

With recent market volatility due to various significant fundamental factors around the world, I thought it might be a good idea to have a look at what the markets around the world are doing at the moment, and potentially how a trader could interpret current events from a technical analysis point of view.

Let’s start with the China 50 Index.

China 50 Index

Last Friday, the Chinese government intervened which helped the index rebound from the lower support line of a channel it’s currently trading within. On the daily chart you can also see that it formed a strong rejection of support. Whilst the current price action on the chart can generally be considered positive, it’s important to note that the China 50 index is in an established downtrend, trading under the 200 SMA.

Euro Stoxx 50 Index

The first thing to observe is a long-term downward channel that has been forming over the past 15 months. Of particular note, we’re seeing a series of lower lows and a significant breakdown through our support levels. To add to the negative outlook, price has also just started trading below the 200SMA.

If price cannot recover the broken support level, we can likely expect to see further weakness in the coming months.


The German DAX Index has pulled back to what I’d consider the neckline of a Head & Shoulder pattern, finding pretty solid resistance. As of now, DAX opened with a gap down, however being out of session for the German powerhouse, the gap may not be indicative of anything significant besides an overall negative sentiment. Typically, the outlook is turning quite negative for the European equity benchmark.

Russell 2000 & NASDAQ

First, the Russell has broken down through it’s somewhat sloppy, but clear uptrending channel and it looks like it’s on its way to test the lows seen in January and April. Notice the break through the channel also occurred at previous support levels. As for NASDAQ, it continues to hold its trend channel and is currently sitting on strong support levels.

Overall, the sentiment across globe in the Forex market and indices is pretty negative from a fundamental point of view, and as you can see the charts are reflecting this negativity. FTSE, ASX 200, SP 500, India, and more are showing significant weakness. Though it’s too early to label any as a strong bear market, you can confidently call it a well overdue correction.

Risk Disclosure: In addition to the website disclaimer below, the material on this page prepared by Vantage Pty Ltd does not contain a record of our prices or solicitation to trade. All opinions, news, research, tools, prices or other information is provided as general market commentary and marketing communication – not as investment advice. Consequently, any person acting on it does so entirely at their own risk. The expert writers express their personal opinions and will not assume any responsibility whatsoever for the forex trading account of the reader. We always aim for maximum accuracy and timeliness, and Vantage shall not be liable for any loss or damage, consequential or otherwise, which may arise from the use or reliance on this service and its content, inaccurate information or typos. No representation is being made that any results discussed within the report will be achieved, and past performance is not indicative of future performance.