• 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 […]

  • 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.

  • Aussie soars on upbeat GDP data

    The GDP of Australia rose 0.3% in the first quarter, in line with the forecasts. The country took the lead from the Netherlands for the longest period of continuous economic growth.

  • 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.

  • Oil could restore the economic growth of the euro zone

    The Euro is on the way to the top, as the positive market data in Europe is fuelling it. But, the fuel of the Oil market is undecided, as OPEC has yet to finalise the decision for an extension.

  • Is it the calm before the storm?

    The VIX volatility index fell below the 10-point mark, the first time since 1993. The British Pound and the Euro edged up against the Dollar, with the degree of buoyancy.

  • Are the bulls taking the market?

    Germany’s trade surplus in March added optimism to the euro zone economy recovery. The volume of exports and imports also exceeded expectations, indirectly indicating the consumption growth.

  • Key market takeaways for the upcoming week

    Take a look at our list of all the important events that are due to next week. Find out the ones your trading strategy could benefit from.

  • Is ECB ready to announce the tapering off?

    The biggest player currently in the Eurozone debt market is the ECB, but at the meeting, they decided to keep the rate unchanged at 0.0%. The data published on Thursday shows that the core inflation in the bloc rose by 1.2%.

  • The anticipation is building with Euro

    The demand for risk is falling, as Euro is declining ahead of the Draghi’s speech. Traders may also pay attention to the GDP as on Friday it is projected to show the weakest growth pace in a year.

  • 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.

  • UK Parliament may get vote on leaving the Single Market

    Theresa May’s government signalled that the UK lawmakers may get a vote on whether Britain should leave the EU’s single market after Brexit, thus avoiding a hard Brexit scenario.

  • Euro under pressure after a shift in sentiment

    The euro fell following the comments of ECB officials that there is no possibility of a rate increase in the near-future, while the dollar remained broadly higher on ongoing optimism over the strength of the US economy.

  • 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?