• NZD/USD fell to the lowest level of the year

    The RBNZ leaves the rate unchanged, as in Australia, finding a balance in the interest rates is a big headache for the RBA, as the real estate market boom spurs prices growth.

  • What happened in the Asian session today?

    Oil looks like it is going to fall soon, as the Dollar is moderately rising ahead of the NFP.

  • Is France on a clear presidential path now?

    Macron won the final debates ahead of the second election round, making the precious metals and Yen accelerated declines. The USD rate hike possibility rose immensely for July.

  • OPEC is on the path of success

    The largest Oil exporters organisation OPEC is ready to commit further efforts in reducing oil oversupply and are working on an agreement to present at the meeting in May.

  • Is Europe caught in the wind of change?

    The Dollar loses poise on the FED consensus, as bullish tone remains in play. This makes Pound spike up, but how long will it last in the light of Brexit?

  • Is economic recession up ahead?

    ECB expresses caution, as there have been no direct news about QE cuts or rate increases, which implies that the economic pickup will be shabby.

  • US oil vs. OPEC – who will win?

    The latest push averaged around 8.2M barrels surpassing the projections of a 2M increase, which is causing the prices to erase this year’s gains. Tuesday the OPEC officials showed that the producers are aware of the heavy oversupply leaving prices relatively resilient to cartel endeavours. Is it 1:0 for the US Oil workers?

  • Key market-moving events to watch for in the upcoming week:

    Main trading events to keep an eye out in the upcoming week.

  • U.S. shale production is filling up the gap

    Bank of Japan leaves key rates unchanged, Trump fires acting AG on disobedience.

  • Is equilibrium out of reach?

    $55 a barrel crude remains “far away from the equilibrium price.” Rouble keeps “moving” above the broken descending weekly channel and prices, making the trades risky.

  • Trump comes out empty-handed

    Trump held his first press conference after the election in November, which did not clarify much. He avoided the most sensitive issues such as the fiscal stimulus and taxation.

  • Are OPEC cuts going to be in vain?

    The prospects for a rebalance on the market are likely to be hindered mainly due to the revival of shale production in the US.

  • May says no to “soft Brexit”

    The Oil drops as Iran boosts market share, meanwhile Chinese stocks have a good start to the week, as the Pound drops hard.

  • FOMC Minutes release failed to surprise the markets

    Dollar starts to decline, as FOMC Minutes had nothing new for the investors. On the other hand Rouble breaks a new level that hasn´t been seen since 2015.

  • Inflation index in the Eurozone reached a three-year high

    The EUR is resisting pressure, as inflation pickup adds hopes for ECB changes. Oil trades are mixed on production cuts and increases.