• Are the disappointing statistics the end of the USD leadership?

    European and Asian indices are trading in a negative territory due to the USA and North Korea escalated tension. The main beneficiaries of this situation are defensive assets, including the Yen, the Swiss franc, and Gold.

  • 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.

  • BoJ’s comments weight on yen, while euro is stable on ECB’s economic outlook

    The yen trimmed gains, following the comments of BoJ’s official Kikuo Iwata, raising doubts over the central bank’s need to raise interest rates in order to bring down the policy divergence to normal levels. “I absolutely do not think it’s time to begin stimulus cuts by raising rates”, said Kikuo Iwata, speaking on a business […]

  • Bank of England Keeps Rates on Hold

    The BoE’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep the central bank’s record low interest rates on hold and the rate of bond purchases at their current levels.

  • The Pound is taking unexpected turns

    The British Pound rose sharply, as the European stock and debt market are rapidly declining. The risks of elections in France are growing, while the gap between candidates makes the predictions hard.

  • Another currency to climb the peak

    The FED officials have not helped the Dollar, as Yen updates to a 5-month peak. The Nikkei index lost more than 300 points as market propelled the demand for the Japanese currency,

  • Japanese stocks are in a red zone

    Yen took the lead, as Dollar is reaching monthly lows. This, in turn, hit the Japanese Nikkei making it drop.

  • Was populism defeated in Netherlands?

    The FED’s caution fuels further growth of the indices, as Rutte defeats Wilders in a Netherlands referendum. BoJ left interest rates unchanged, which propelled Yen´s rapid fall.

  • Japanese Yen is taking the heat!

    The Dollar is leading again with the USD/JPY going through a bullish engulfing at the 50% Fibonacci level.

  • Trump kicks the Dollar down

    Trump sends his love to Chine with another assault, as Dollar plunges. May ” to China, Dollar plunges. May says she’ll put final Brexit deal to vote in both Houses of Parliament.

  • Hawkish Yellen lends support to the US dollar

    The effect from a hawkish Yellen speech has been short-lived, as markets focus on Trump; Chinese shift to consumption deepens, hurting manufacturers.

  • 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.

  • The New Year starts with declines

    Drop in bond yields signals that the risk appetite is capped, while the Euro and Pound drop.

  • The holiday uncertainty urges investors to retreat

    Long holidays fuel the appeal of safe heavens, as greenback drops.