• No more rate hikes this year?

    The current rise in Gold prices suggests that participants are less likely to believe in a third rate hike this year. In the light of this information postponing the rise to the next year is undoubtedly a bearish signal for the Dollar.

  • Will the FED turn the attention back to itself?

    A two-day decline in the Gold prices may suggest that some bulls prefer to record profits before the American regulators meeting. Yet, most investors expect “peaceful” comments by Yellen.

  • What state is the Oil market in?

    According to the forecast of EIA, shale production in August will increase by about 100K barrels. Comparing the production dynamics in the US and the OPEC countries with unlimited production, the latter significantly contribute to the glut of the market.

  • Should you be careful with the Euro?

    It seems that the RBA does not seem eye to eye with the market on the monetary support. Investors are likely to “sell” the Central Bank rate increase at the next meeting. At the same time the AUD/USD continues to conquer the peaks.

  • What happened to the two majors?

    The common currency jumped more than one percent after Draghi’s speech at the ECB forum, which strengthened some expectations.

  • The markets seem to be cooling down

    The Risk attitude in the global market is very “friendly”, as VIX went below 10 points – a historical record of calm. Gold and the Japanese Yen are trading in the red zone despite the weakness of the US currency.

  • The European currency is on a hike

    Investors hurry to take a comfortable position about the Euro before the ECB makes a global turnaround in the monetary policy. On Wednesday, the common currency is going to test the level 1.14.

  • May’s powerlessness in the struggle for power is growing

    The pound is relatively stable despite the possibility of a governmental collapse. The leader of the Conservative party, Theresa May, is likely to step down if she is unable to conclude a coalition with the Democratic Unionist party.

  • The Ruble is losing ground

    The Oil quotas began the week with a decline. The net position of the CFTC data decreased moderately from 382.5K to 359K contracts, and the market remains uncertain. The Bank of Russia reduces the key interest rates.

  • Is Japan’s battle with recession over?

    The meeting of the Bank of Japan followed the decision of the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday to raise the key rate for the second time in three months.

  • The FED announces the start of QE cuts

    FED acts in line with expectations the forecast horizon they set is basically at arm’s length. In a statement released after the two-day meeting, the regulator said that the economy is expanding at a moderate pace, the labour market continues to strengthen, and the recent inflation weakening was temporary.

  • FOMC rate hike brought changes to the market

    The FED finally raised rates, so what can we learn from that? Let´s take a look the Kiwi and the Canadian Dollar.

  • What to expect from the FED?

    If the FED does not raise the rates because of the rapid labor market strengthening then the Dollar will continue to decline. Yet, if there will be a report which shows low employment then the Dollar will receive a catalyst for growth.

  • Will the living quality in the UK decline?

    The Pound recovered after the strongest drop in several months, despite a report pointing towards the accelerating consumer inflation. Bank of England has already warned people that the living standard will decline

  • Pessimism on the Oil market is growing

    Oil prices resumed their declines after a 5% drop on Wednesday, as the EIA reported an increase in the commercial inventories of the US. Meanwhile, the ECB keeps the rates unchanged.