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Henk-Jan Pijper

Financial Markets Analyst

Henk-Jan has long been fascinated by the dynamics of financial markets and the influence of psychology on the behaviour of financial practitioners. Since joining ECR Research in 2011, his expertise as a chart-technical analyst has complemented the fundamental research methodologies employed by our team, striking a crucial balance. He primarily authors the 'Technical Trend Outlook' report, showcasing his ability to translate intricate market dynamics into actionable insights.

In 2002, Henk-Jan graduated with a degree in Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and specialised in Financial Markets and Investments. His pursuit of knowledge extended internationally, studying Financial Economics at both Hofstra University in New York and Uppsala University. He went on, in 2004, to work as a trader for an internationally recognized hedge fund, before establishing his own successful business trading derivatives. He developed a strong reputation for high potential trading /investment strategies based on behavioural, technical and quantitative tools. In 2019, he successfully completed the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) Program - the preeminent, global designation for practitioners of technical analysis.

Recent Publications

EUR/GBP: Will 0.845 support hold or is a breakdown forthcoming?

Thursday, 06 June 2024
  • Hardly any significant movements in EUR/GBP lately. Will this change anytime soon?
  • US stock market: We are very fast approaching a climax top in Nvidia. 
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Monthly Chart Pack - June 2024

Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Our chart-pack contains the most relevant macroeconomic graphs in one place, clearly structured and organized for a wide range of economic and financial market indicators and analytical content. Additionally, we provide regional and country level data as well as international comparisons to allow you to contrast financial and macro indicators across countries. 

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New (stock market) highs can beget more new highs

Thursday, 23 May 2024

The major US stock market indices all achieved new all-time highs this week. It is said that there is nothing more bullish than a stock market making a new high. At the same time, there are signals that warrant short-term caution. Is it time to play defense or are higher stock prices ahead?

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