• Trump denies obstruction of justice in FBI probe

    The president of the United States Donald Trump denied obstructing justice in the investigation of Moscow’s meddling in the US presidential election in 2016. The wave of speculation was triggered by a tweet, according to which the president “had no idea” about the existence of conversation “tapes” with the former FBI chief James Comey, while […]

  • 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.

  • EBC is seeing the EUR in a new light

    After Trump’s elections, the political factors seems to have outweighed the FED. If you carefully consider the investors’ reflation rate, which caused an unprecedented increase in the American assets, it seems that the Keynesian theory is taking place.

  • The Arabian Peninsula is hit by the geopolitical crisis

    Unexpectedly increased geopolitical tensions has again become the main focus of investor attention. Four countries in the Middle East region – Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt severed diplomatic ties and also ceased air and sea traffic with Qatar.

  • Anxiety on the Oil market might underpin the expectations

    Markets are less likely to believe in Trump after the continued prolonging of the economic growth specifics. Oil investors were pricing in positive outcomes of the upcoming OPEC meeting in Vienna on May 25, where producers will decide whether to prolong output cuts or not.

  • Can NAFTA washout crash the oil market?

    In the beginning of the week there were reports that Trump´s administration was going to unilaterally break the NAFTA agreement, but things have gotten a lot more complicated since then. Changes in the trade agreement, or its possible termination, could potentially affect the Oil market.

  • Will Gold extend a selloff this week?

    The dollar is stable ahead of the publication of Trump’s tax plans, as Yen is reaching a two-week low and Gold is leading significant declines.

  • Caution is side-lined in the markets

    Pound and Dollar upsurge on strong data, making the markets relax. The British currency reacted with growth to the strong statistics, as the publication of the FOMC protocol triggered a small sell-off of the Dollar.

  • Is it the end of the US stock rally?

    Trump’s battle with Congress could signal a potential stop to the rally, as investors are ready for the next selloff. The US currency has pulled back to the pre-election levels.

  • Sterling sinks as Brexit negotiations loom

    The pound plummeted on Tuesday, as the prospect of Britain triggering its exit from the European Union weighed on global markets, while demand for the dollar remained underpinned ahead of an expected FED rate hike on Wednesday.

  • BoJ announces the official policy stance

    Dollar is in a selloff ahead the FED, Yen surges as BoJ announce its policy stance.

  • Why Trump needs trade wars?

    Investors are desperately trying to predict his next move to price in the markets. Breaking up the trade ties and threatening with high import taxes Trump hopes to gain submission of several trade partners like Canada and Mexico

  • A Wall around America

    The US currency floats near the buffer area before Trumps updates. In the meantime, Oil turns downside on the gloomy API report.

  • Caution reigns over the markets

    Caution reigns over the markets, as Trump is about to start ruling the country, European shares plunge.