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  • GBPUSD Q1 Outlook 2020

    As we begin the year we’re taking a look into the outlooks for a number of currency pairs. This is our GBPUSD Q1 Outlook 2020. Fundamentally Speaking Economic outlook: In the UK, the Conservatives’ 80-seat majority in the new Parliament means the country is on course to leave the EU on 31 January. There is […]

  • Best Performing Currencies 2019

    British Pound 3.84% It’s been a classic comeback story for the pound this year. After spending three months in free-fall against the dollar, spiralling lower from 1.33 – 1.20 (which actually made it the wort performing currency of the year at the time) the pound has since made an impressive recovery back above the 1.30 […]

  • The IndeX Files 31-12-2019

    Equities End The year At Highs Global benchmark equities end the year well into highs with asset markets around the globe celebrating the beginning of the end for the US-Sino trade war, the evasion of a hard-Brexit in the UK and the still-low money market rates across the G10. The US and China have now […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 31 December, Tuesday

    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 […]

  • Decade of QE: Can we Expect a Turning Point for S&P 500 in 2020?

    How would you characterise the passing decade for Corporate America and Wall Street?  From all the various labels I would choose “Decade of Cheap Credit” as the most accurate and characteristic description.

  • Precious Metals Monday 30-12-2019

    Gold On the back of recent moves, it is clear that gold prices will end 2019 well into positive figures. Currently around 15% higher on the year, gold is due to close out its best year since 2010. The rally in gold prices over the year has been in no small part due to the […]

  • Worst Performing Currencies 2019

    Australian Dollar -4.63% At just short of 5% down on the year against USD, the Australian Dollar takes home the crown for worst performing currency in the G10 space. Over the course of the year, the Australian Dollar was hard hit by the breakdown in US-Sino trade talks which put a great deal of pressure […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 30-12-2019

    In our Investment Bank Outlook each week, we bring you a selection of perspectives from leading investment banks to outline the key issues and directional views for the week ahead. These excerpts, taken from research notes, will cover issues such as key market themes, economic releases, as well as any major trends and levels to […]

  • USDJPY Q1 2020 Outlook

    As we begin the year we’re taking a look into the outlooks for a number of currency pairs. This is our USDJPY Q1 Outlook 2020. Fundamentally Speaking Economic outlook: Abe’s spending plan should keep the BoJ at bay, which has shifted focus back to the Phase One US-China trade deal, US equity markets have led […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 30 December, Monday

    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 […]

  • Factory Output Data Hints More Weakness is Ahead for Japan

    The bulk of assumptions about medium-term future of the Yen now revolve around the fiscal spending path in 2020.

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 27 December, Friday

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  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 26 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 […]

  • USD Index Q1 2020 Outlook

    As we begin the year we’re taking a look into the outlooks for a number of currency pairs. This is our USD Index Q1 Outlook 2020. Fundamentally Speaking Outlook: Consumer spending.the steadfast anchor for the US economy – has been resilient even though it was a notch lower from 2Q. Still, the main drag on […]

  • Running Through The Top Market Themes Of 2019

    US-Sino Trade War The year began positively between the US and China. Following a truce agreed at the G20 summit in November 2018, both sides were engaged in trade talks aimed at delivering a trade deal ahead of the March 29th deadline given by president Trump. Over Q1 risk assets traded positively as media reporting […]