• 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.

  • Top market movers for the week ahead

    Monday, June 26, 2017 – German Ifo Business Climate Index (Jun), Core Durable Goods Orders (MoM) (May)(USD). Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – CB Consumer Confidence (Jun) (USD). Wednesday, June 28, 2017 – Pending Home Sales (MoM) (May)(USD), Crude Oil Inventories. Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Retail Sales (YoY) (May)(JPY), HIA New Home Sales (MoM) (May)(AUD), GDP (QoQ) (Q1) (USD). Friday, June 30, 2017 – Manufacturing […]

  • 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 […]

  • Where is the Euro heading?

    Markets are keeping an eye on the European currency, as there is the potential for global growth. Currently, strong economic data is putting a lot of pressure on the ECB. Where will the Euro lead the growing divergence of the ECB policy and inflation expectations?

  • 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.

  • API reserves bring optimism to the markets

    Yesterday’s drop in the Oil price can also be regarded as a speculative manoeuvre, through which market participants are trying to find a stable ground for growth

  • Overview of the next weeks market events

    Be ready for the changes on the market next week. Take a look at our overview of the economic events that will happen in the upcoming week.

  • Bears are relentless to weaken their grip on the USD

    The excitement in the markets is subsiding, as investors are still distrustful of the Dollar. Volatility is gradually declining in the markets but key uncertainties remain unresolved.

  • Is Trump trying to sabotage the FBI investigation?

    Either choosing cooperation or obstruction Trump will still shoot himself in the foot, as the Russian relations with the US elections cannot be swept under a rug any longer.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Is Macron’s victory a new era of ascent for the Euro?

    The elimination of the political risks and favourable outcomes for the financial markets will likely allow the European assets, including the Euro, to go on the offensive. Growth in the UK retail sales slowed to 0.5% in April, as the latest data in the Chinese economy showed that the country’s trade balance surplus increased.