Week Ahead: 10th September 2018

Week Ahead: 10th September 2018
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As we begin to think about a new week, last week’s sharp sell-off in emerging market assets, developed market equities, particularly tech stocks, remains in focus. Although risk sentiment had picked up by the end of the week, it highlights a fragility in the markets, and this could be the first of many risk off […]

Turkey bailout fails to boost TRY, as Italy weighs on the euro

Turkey bailout fails to boost TRY, as Italy weighs on the euro
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The Turkish lira is the worst performing currency in the FX space today after a spokesman for the German Chancellor ruled out financial assistance for Erdogan’s government. Considering today sees the final tranche of bailout money handed out to Greece, it is unlikely to be one in, one out on the bailout front if Berlin […]

Week Ahead: 30th July 2018

Week Ahead: 30th July 2018
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  Central banks and data deluge to drive August markets As we start a new week the Vix index (Wall Street’s fear gauge) is sitting at 13.45, a notch below the average of the past 12 months, which comes in at 13.68. However, this figure is worth watching, as it could end the week significantly […]

Global Financial Market News

Global Financial Market News
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Greenback weakness The US payroll figure last Friday really put a thorn in the FOMC’s side. Most of the Fed members have been very hawkish in recent weeks, culminating with Janet’s commentary that the data is good and we expect to raise rates twice this year. That is now unlikely to happen, not even one […]

Dollar gains vs Pound, Euro as Brexit fears rise

Dollar gains vs Pound, Euro as Brexit fears rise
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What does it all mean? A referendum will be held on the Thursday 23rd June. The public vote will determine whether Britain will remain part of the European Union or exit. Britain to leave the EU is extremely favourable amongst the British people as they believe the rules and policies that are imposed on its […]

Monthly Currency Trading News

Monthly Currency Trading News
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May Market Overview $Us Dollar:  May started with disappointing ISM Manufacturing and increased Unemployment Claims while Non-Manufacturing PMI improved. This followed with disappointing ADP Non-Farm and Non-Farm Employment Change. Unemployment Rate remained at 5% and Average Hourly Earnings m/m came unchanged. Crude oil Inventories came above expectations first week and well below the second week. Core […]

February Market Overview

February Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar:  February started on a low note with disappointing ISM Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMI and increased Unemployment Claims. This followed with improved ADP Non-Farm and disappointing Non-Farm Employment Change. Unemployment Rate reduced to 4.9% and Average hourly earnings m/m came above expectations. Second week brought Crude Oil Inventories and UoM […]

January Market Overview

January Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar: Dollar rallied at the end of 2015 following the rate rise mid December and FOMC expectations of continuing improvement in the economy. January 2016 started with increased Unemployment Claims and ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI below expectations. This followed with greatly improved ADP Non-Farm and Non-Farm Employment Change and […]

November Market Overview

November Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar: The month started with greatly improved Non-Farm Employment Change, increased Unemployment Claims with Unemployment Rate down from 5.1 to 5%. Average hourly earnings m/m increased 0.4% which doubled the expectations. ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI came above expectations, ADP Non-Farm below, followed by improved Trade Balance. Second week brought […]

October Market Overview

October Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar: The month started with Non-Farm Employment Change well below expectations, increased Unemployment Claims with Unemployment Rate remaining at 5.1%. Disappointing ISM non-manufacturing PMI and Trade Balance followed. FOMC minutes indicated the belief that the US recovery is likely to remain insulated from the China slowdown keeping the central bank […]

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