The purpose of fundamental analysis is in the constant monitoring and studying of various economic and industrial indicators, which may affect the quotes of a financial instrument.
For example, annual report releases, news about a new contract or a regulatory law can seriously affect the price of company shares. To keep abreast, you need to constantly analyze this information.
Straight in the platform you can receive financial news from international news agencies. This helps you stay updated and take appropriate trading decisions.
News items appear on the News tab of Toolbox window. To read the news, double click on its title.
Any financial newsletters can be received in the trading platform. Every broker selects the news types and providers.
Click "Edit" in the "News Language" field and select the desired languages. The default is automatic selection, i.e. newsletters are filtered by the platform interface language. If you do not want to receive newsletters, uncheck "Enable news".
For your convenience, the newsletters are divided into categories. Open the context menu in the news tab. Click "Customize" in the submenu of news categories to open their setup window:
In the tree-like list, select the news categories you want to display in the trading platform.
The types of available categories are defined by the data provider chosen by your broker.
In addition to the news, the platform contains the Economic Calendar. The calendar features publications of over 600 macroeconomic indicators concerning 15 largest global economies, including USA, European Union, Japan, UK, Canada, Australia, China, etc. Relevant data is collected from open sources in real time.
Macroeconomic indicators are parameters describing the state of the country they are calculated for. They characterize the level of economic development and may indicate either economic growth or a decline. By analyzing the macroeconomic indicators, it is possible to forecast future price movements.
The indicators and events can be viewed on the "Calendar" tab of the "Toolbox" window.
By default, the calendar displays current week events, including past and upcoming events. Use the context menu to switch to another period. You can access events for the previous, current and next week, as well as appropriate months. A deeper history is available in the web version.
Every indicator is provided with the release time, priority, as well as its current, forecast and previous values. The current value appears as soon as the indicator is released. If this value is less than the predicted one, the indicator is highlighted in red. If the current value is larger, the indicator is shown in blue.
To view a detailed event description or the history of its values as a graph or table, double click on its name.
For easier search, filter events in the list using the context menu:
Install the Calendar on your site
Download the mobile calendar version
You can add the Economic Calendar in your site free of charge. This can be done by pasting the ready widget code in the desired web page.
You do not have to worry about licensing risks. The Calendar is based on data collected from public sources.
The advantages of the Calendar:
The Economic Calendar is available as a separate Tradays application for mobile devices powered by iOS and Android.
The mobile version features a complete set of functions for the full-fledged operation and a number of additional features:
Macroeconomic indicators are categorized based on the countries for which they are published. Read the detailed description of the most popular indicators in further topics:
Information about macroeconomic events can be displayed on the charts of corresponds currency pairs. You can visually assess the impact of various events on the currencies.
To add the indicators to the chart, click on " Add All Events" in the context menu of the calendar.