• July CPI – the finishing touch to the defeat of the Dollar

    The monthly change in the CPI was 0.1% with a forecast of 0.2%, which completely drove the market sentiment into a general disheartening. There are also “clouds” gathering around the possible December increase.

  • 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.

  • Sterling confused ahead of the BoE’s August policy meeting

    The British pound remained on the defensive, anticipating positive rhetoric from Mark Carney at a propensity for savings meeting of the Bank of England on August 3rd. Fears of unrestrained growth in inflation due to the pound’s devaluation were refuted, after data on June’s consumer prices showed the first slowdown in a few months. Inflation […]

  • No more rate hikes this year?

    The current rise in Gold prices suggests that participants are less likely to believe in a third rate hike this year. In the light of this information postponing the rise to the next year is undoubtedly a bearish signal for the Dollar.

  • Will the FED turn the attention back to itself?

    A two-day decline in the Gold prices may suggest that some bulls prefer to record profits before the American regulators meeting. Yet, most investors expect “peaceful” comments by Yellen.

  • Is Euro is setting a global trend?

    Yellen’s speech is likely going to pay attention to the inflation halt, external market risks, as well as the White House turmoil. This all calls the promised fiscal stimulus into question.

  • Gold takes a step forward

    The Dollar is falling, as Mario Draghi is giving a hawkish market rhetoric, even though ECB is playing their cards close to their chest.

  • What state is the Oil market in?

    According to the forecast of EIA, shale production in August will increase by about 100K barrels. Comparing the production dynamics in the US and the OPEC countries with unlimited production, the latter significantly contribute to the glut of the market.

  • How much has inflation hit the UK household spending?

    The Pound is declining as the probability of a rate hike is decreasing, after a weaker than expected rise in inflation. The key indicator has decreased to 2.6% with a forecast of 2.9%.

  • Should you be careful with the Euro?

    It seems that the RBA does not seem eye to eye with the market on the monetary support. Investors are likely to “sell” the Central Bank rate increase at the next meeting. At the same time the AUD/USD continues to conquer the peaks.

  • Important reports of the upcoming week

    Find out which profitable events to look forward to in the next week!

  • What happened to the two majors?

    The common currency jumped more than one percent after Draghi’s speech at the ECB forum, which strengthened some expectations.

  • Is Canada trying to take the lead in the Oil production?

    Canada has the third largest Oil reserves in the world and is able to increase the hydrocarbon production, jeopardising the implementation of the OPECs agreement aimed to restore the balance on the Oil market.

  • 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.

  • May’s powerlessness in the struggle for power is growing

    The pound is relatively stable despite the possibility of a governmental collapse. The leader of the Conservative party, Theresa May, is likely to step down if she is unable to conclude a coalition with the Democratic Unionist party.