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.

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.

Credible tests dig a deeper hole for RBS

November 30, 2016 3:47 pm by

The Bank of England’s stress tests may not have proved much, but they did show that RBS shares could still crater more, even after losing more than 30% for the year by Tuesday night.

FTSE goes slow mo’ on OPEC and Italexit woe

November 29, 2016 11:40 am by

Having survived the Brexit vote and shrugged off the Trump shock, the FTSE 100, perhaps even more than its transatlantic cousins, has revealed its deeper vulnerabilities via a tortuous rise of less than 2% this month.

Autumn Statement: as you were…

November 23, 2016 3:56 pm by

The Autumn Statement was largely in line with expectations based on lots of pointed guidance from Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond over the last few weeks.

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