Ken Odeluga

Market Analyst

Ken Odeluga has over 15 years' experience of reporting and analysing global financial markets. That includes more than a decade as a news editor at Dow Jones Newswires/WSJ.com, where he developed skills in fundamental equity and classical technical analysis. He has a passion for deciphering and explaining the increasing complexities of financial markets. He is frequently quoted in the press and regularly interviewed on radio and TV.

U.S. stocks avoid carnage

January 20, 2017 10:08 pm by

So here we are. Donald J. Trump is President of the United States. What seemed like the least probable scenario for financial markets during the most intense phase of campaigning last year—judging by their clear signals of aversion—has actually transpired.

Trump-trade trepidation for stocks

January 19, 2017 2:47 pm by

A rip-roaring run into the end of the year took all other major U.S. indices to new record peaks, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average to less than 4 tenths away from the ‘magic’ 20,000—but no higher.

Sterling pressure on FTSE isn’t here to stay

January 17, 2017 4:14 pm by

Sterling is once again the major denominator of almost all eye-catching UK stock market moves on Tuesday afternoon as investors take Prime Minster Theresa May’s long-anticipated speech as the cue to end the FTSE 100’s longest ever winning streak.

Exxon CEO exits as production lags

December 14, 2016 8:01 pm by

Having been deeply involved with Exxon when deals were forged or recast with almost every oil crude producing nation in the world, an appropriate one-word description of Tillerson might be “tough”.

Week Ahead: Will the Fed deliver the goods?

December 8, 2016 4:14 pm by

A child goes to bed on Christmas Eve certain that they have been put on the ‘good’ list and Santa will come and deliver gifts to open the next morning, so too does the market believe that the they have been ‘good’ enough for Janet Yellen to deliver the much-expected rate hike on Wednesday 14th December.

European markets steady on tenterhooks

December 5, 2016 5:49 pm by

Whether or not the rebound of European markets can last depends on how well a political fix in Italy supports the country’s banks, as they remain the fulcrum of financial pain from the referendum.

Are Italian markets too relaxed?

December 2, 2016 10:36 am by

If the mid-week European stock market rally signalled that sell-offs ahead of Italy’s referendum were overdone, slides by key indices on Thursday showed complacency remained a risk.

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