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.

British stocks and shifting political sands

June 9, 2017 8:48 pm by

Whilst the election result is a shock result for any asset class, it’s evident that the overnight discount on the pound has proved to be too tempting for investors in British companies that export goods or services overseas.

Noble Capitulation?

May 13, 2017 1:35 am by

The fall of shares in Singapore’s largest trading firm extended to more than 50% for the week on Friday, after its chairman and founder stood down.

HSBC buybacks pause in steady quarter

May 5, 2017 6:16 pm by

HSBC needed to demonstrate that its new year was off to a reassuringly boring start, after reaching peak face-palm with an unexpected multi-billion write down in the final quarter of 2016.

Will Apple be US’s 1st $1T company?

May 4, 2017 1:34 am by

S&P’s IT sector is finally challenging levels last seen during the turn-of-the-century dot com boom. Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and other giants are lifting the overall market.

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.

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