• US PMI: More Disappointment as Business Activity Fades

    The number of downside surprises in the US economic data continues to increase, what cannot be said about European economic data.

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 12

    Key Points From This Week Mixed US Data The first set of headline US data disappointed this week with both the ISM Manufacturing & Non-Manufacturing readings coming in short of market forecasts. The manufacturing reading was particularly worrying, showing that the US factory sector remain in contractionary territory for a fourth consecutive month over November. […]

  • Soybeans and Pork: The Trade War Intricacies you Need to Know

    China said on Friday that it will abolish part of import tariffs on US soybeans and pork.

  • Chart of the Day GBPJPY

    Chart of the Day GBPJPY GBP: GBP saw a seven month high against the USD amid market speculation that UK PM Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party will win a clear majority at the 12 December polls and boost his Brexit agreement chances with the lawmakers. Decline in UK services activity amidst political uncertainty: The final reading […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, December 6, 2019

    Daily Market Outlook, December 6, 2019  Main Market Themes Markets eked out minor gains overnight as investors weighed trade headlines and anticipate today’s nonfarm payroll report.  Wall Street’s main benchmarks picked up around 0.1-0.2% following a rally in the previous session, as investor sentiment turned cautious awaiting further solid development in current US-China mini trade […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 6 December, Friday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis:   NZDUSD Technical Analysis:     USDCAD Technical Analysis:     Disclaimer: The material provided is for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views, information, or opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, committee or other […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 16

    Trade Deal Expectations Impacting Oil The CFTC COT report showed that investors increased their net long positions in WTI crude last week by a further 40,961 contracts. The total net-long position now stands at 470,936 contracts. The key premise for the build in upside exposure in WTI has been the rising expectations of a US-Sino […]

  • Chart of the Day GBPUSD

    Chart of the Day GBPUSD GBPUSD: GBP saw a seven month high against the USD amid market speculation that UK PM Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party will win a clear majority at the 12 December polls and boost his Brexit agreement chances with the lawmakers. Decline in UK services activity amidst political uncertainty: The final reading […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, December 5, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, December 5, 2019  Main Market Themes Markets were lifted on Wednesday by a Bloomberg report saying that the US and China were edging closer to a trade deal, leading the major averages to snap a three-day slide. The report, which cited people familiar with the talks, said the two countries were moving […]

  • EUR/USD Remains Flat: What’s Next?

    Today we discuss current status of the currency pair EUR/USD and review potential future of British pound and New Zealand dollar.

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 5 December, Thursday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis: NZDUSD Technical Analysis:     USDCAD Technical Analysis:     Disclaimer: The material provided is for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views, information, or opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, committee or other group […]

  • Japan is Likely to Start Borrowing Again. What to Expect from the Yen?

    Federal Reserve’s endeavours revived risk appetite in late summer – early September and the negative-yield bond market lost its scary size.

  • Dovish Risks into BOC Meeting

    BOC To Remain on Hold? The Bank of Canada meets today for its December monetary policy review and while the bank is forecast to keep rates on hold, there is still a risk that the BCO will ease further. At its last meeting, the BOC clearly signalled that, despite the decision to maintain policy at […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, December 4, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, December 4, 2019  Main Market Themes Markets slipped for the third consecutive session overnight as trade optimism faded over President Trump’s latest remarks that suggested that the US is up to fight a multi-front trade war with its key trading partners well into 2020.  Trump said that he was willing to wait […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 4 December, Wednesday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis:     NZDUSD Technical Analysis:     USDCAD Technical Analysis:   Disclaimer: The material provided is for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views, information, or opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, committee or other […]