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/, 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.

Big U.S. banks face big Q1 letdown

April 12, 2017 9:58 pm by

Big U.S. lenders are set to report lacklustre results this week. That could press the brakes further on their shares after the evaporating ‘Trumpflation’ rally left all but one (Bank of America) trading in the red for the year.

Markets rapidly rewrite Le Pen risk

April 10, 2017 10:26 pm by

It has taken the acceleration of support for the left-wing outsider Jean-Luc Mélenchon in France’s general election to jolt investors into taking greater protective measures in case of a win by the market’s least preferred candidate Marine Le Pen.

The Brexit Trade: And so it begins…

March 30, 2017 11:40 pm by

Britain’s official notification to the EU of intent to leave passed with little incident from a markets point of view, in line with most expectations. The pound, gilt yields and shares had priced in ‘known unknowns’ from leaving the EU long ago but it is worth remembering that as we go through the Brexit negotiations further pockets of risk cannot be ruled out.

Snap IPO is so 1999

March 3, 2017 2:16 am by

The owner of disappearing message app Snapchat is enjoying a market debut that follows the playbook almost to the letter.

Snapchat IPO – what you need to know

March 1, 2017 5:03 am by

Snap Inc., the parent company of disappearing message service Snapchat will have its IPO on Wednesday 1st March, and it’s certainly going to be one of the biggest U.S. technology floats for years. Here are some key facts we think are worth bearing in mind.

Weekly equity focus: Miners shine as banks struggle on

February 17, 2017 6:57 pm by

After last week’s pause, the earnings season for London’s biggest companies will resume with a flood of disclosure over the next few days. There’ll be a focus on the FTSE’s four giant banking groups and on three further global miners, after Rio Tinto and Randgold earnings earlier in the month.

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