• USDJPY: Fundamental Analysis and Expectations for the Currency Pair

    USDJPY broke the 112 mark on Wednesday, the first time since the end of April 2019. Concerns about recession in Japan, the long-term impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on regional economies, the anticipation of capital outflows from Japan before the end of financial year and strong greenback all contributed to the rapid decline of Yen.

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 22

    Key points From This Week FOMC Meeting Minutes – Cautious Optimism The minutes from the first FOMC meeting of the year saw the Fed striking an optimistic tone. Policymakers agreed that the economic trajectory in the US was in good enough health to keep rates on hold and, with a continued moderate expansion forecast, this […]

  • Chart of The Year USD, EUR

    Pivotal Test For King Dollar and the Euro A picture speaks a thousand words! 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 […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, February 21, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, February 21, 2020  The US market tracked lower European benchmarks to finish modestly lower on Thursday on the back of renewed concerns about the Covid-19 outbreak in China after the country reported new infection cases in its capital Beijing while new deaths took the nationwide total death tolls to surpass 2000. .  […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDJPY Outlook 21-02-20

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  • Chart of the Day USDCHF

    Chart of the Day USDCHF Pivotal Test USDCHF Global risk appetite was fairly buoyant overnight, with S&P500 at a fresh record high, led by tech stocks including chipmakers after news that China is planning stimulus measures and could bailout troubled industries. The USD also saw a four month high amid stronger than expected housing starts […]

  • FOMC Minutes: Markets Don’t Believe Powell Despite the Promises

    Cautious optimism – this is the position of the Fed policymakers regarding their ability to keep last year’s promise and keep the rate in the current range (1.50 – 1.75%) until the end of the year, showed the Minutes of January meeting. Nevertheless, the policymakers recognized that the risks associated with an outbreak of coronavirus pose considerable threat to the outlook skewing it to the downside.

  • How Worried Is The Fed About Coronavirus?

    The release of the January FOMC meeting minutes last night helped keep the current Dollar rally on course with policymakers noting that they expected a continued moderate economic expansion. Inline with this view, the minutes noted that the current monetary policy stance will likely remain appropriate “for a time”. Key Quotes from The Minutes “Policymakers […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 26

    Crude Recovers On COVID-19 Optimism Benchmark WTI prices have risen over the week as the rebound in global investor appetite helped oil recover from earlier losses in the week. Negative headlines attached to the growing economic impact of COVID-19 were leaning on oil prices at the start of the week, seeing a broad risk-off tone […]

  • Is The Russian Ruble Targeting The 64.50 Level?

    Today we review the current status of Russian ruble and potential future of British pound and gold.

  • Daily Market Outlook, February 20, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, February 20, 2020  The US market rebounded in a record setting session overnight as traders turned optimistic on China’s latest move to mitigate Covid-19 outbreak’s economic fallout via assistance to domestic businesses.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 116pts or 0.4% of which Apple shares were seen to have recovered most of […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, CADJPY Outlook 20-02-20

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  • China: Between Scylla and Charybdis

    Large industrial and transportation centers located on the Chinese coast, where lockdowns-caused slack translates into foreign economies particularly fast, are gradually removing restrictions on the movement of people and transportation.

  • Chart of the Day XAUUSD

    Chart of the Day XAUUSD Pivotal Test XAUUSD China reported 132 new deaths to bring the death toll to 2,000, albeit Hubei added 1,693 new cases (lowest since the methodology change last week). Meanwhile, US president Trump tweeted that the US “cannot, & will not become such a difficult place to deal with in terms […]

  • Brexit Trade Talks On The Rocks Already?

    Leaders Clash Over Demands The outlook for the UK and EU has deteriorated a little this week as fears mount over the trade-standoff between the UK and the EU. Following the very disparate visions set out by UK and EU leaders in opening statements a few weeks ago, tensions increased this week as UK and […]