• European Markets Soar As ECB Ramps Up Easing

    Fresh Liquidity Injection European asset markets have been given a fresh boost this week, with the ECB announcing that it will increase the size of its bond-purchase program by 600 billion EUR. The bank’s recently launched Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) will now run at 1.35 trillion EUR in total. The program, which will run […]

  • Chart of the Day US500 (S&P500)

    Chart of the Day US500 (S&P500) US500 (S&P500) Pivotal 3140/75 test – Probable Price Path The ECB delivers with a bigger-than-expected EUR600b addition to its emergency bond purchase program and also extended the duration till at least end 2021. ECB chief Lagarde warned of an “unprecedented contraction” and that “the improvement has so far been […]

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 37

    Key Points from This Week US Civil Unrest Intensifies Black Lives Matter protests, which sprung up in the wake of the killing of unarmed, black-American George Floyd last week, have raged for 10 nights now. Sprawling across more than 141 cities the protests have been met with a highly aggressive response from the police force […]

  • Daily Commodity Outlook, June 6 2020

    Asian stocks went higher on Friday, ready to post the second straight weekly gain, as U.S. and European equity-index futures advanced. The dollar extended its slide for the third week and crude oil climbed. Ten-year Treasury yields held near the highest level since March. The euro earlier surged after the European Central Bank announced a […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, June 5, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, June 5, 2020  Risk sentiment remained mixed during the Asia trading session ahead of today’s key US labour market figures. Brent crude oil edged above $40pbl as OPEC+, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, may reportedly meet as soon as this weekend to finalise an agreement to extend production cuts. On the data […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDCHF Daily Outlook 05-06-20

    Catch up on all the latest updates on global markets by following Tickmill’s Investing Diva Daily Market Outlook.

  • BOC: Out With The Old In With The New

    Tiff Takes Over Tiff Macklem took the reigns as the new governor of the Bank of Canada this week and given current global and domestic conditions, he is unlikely to be envied much by any of his peers. The two-year US/China trade war and now the COVID-19 crisis, have left the global economy in a […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 41

    Mixed EIA Report WTI prices were seen extending their recent rally this week as global investor appetite continued to improve despite the ongoing unrest in the US. Oil prices have seen steady buying over recent weeks as global stay-at-home measures have continued to be reduced. With many economies making firm tracks towards full reopening, the […]

  • Daily Commodity Outlook, June 4 2020

    Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as the global bull run eased. U.S. equity futures slipped and U.S. Treasuries retained declines as investors turned away from safe havens after the ADP job report of the past month printed better than expected. Today the focus will be on the ECB, which is expected to boost its […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDJPY Daily Outlook 04-06-20

    USDJPY Daily Outlook – On Wednesday, after days of protests seeking justice for the death of George Floyd, Minnesota’s attoryney general added an upgraded charge of second degree murder against the former Minneapolis policeman who killed George. This could be a relief sign the US needed to deescalate the unrest in the US. Meanwhile, President […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, June 4, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, June 4, 2020  US market rallied yesterday, extending their current winning streak to four days. The Dow Jones added 527pts or 2.1% while the S&P500 rose 1.4% and NASDAQ picked up 0.8%, just a tad away from it’s all-time high in February. All eleven S&P500 sectors ended on positive note save for […]

  • Are Trump’s Re-election Chances Falling?

    Trade War Cost Support The current socio-political crisis unfolding across the US right now poses important questions for the upcoming US elections due towards the end of the year. Trump had already seen his approval ratings among voters falling over the last year as the negative impact of his trade war against China became clearly […]

  • Daily Commodity Outlook, June 3 2020

    Asian shares went higher on Wednesday as the global risk-on relay continues. Kospi led the rally in the Asian equity market on the back of Korea’s third fiscal stimulus. China’s Caixin Services PMI came in this morning better than expected and is indicating the service sector has rebounded back into expansion in May. Nasdaq futures […]

  • AUDUSD Rallying On RBA & GDP

    RBA Cites Optimism The Australian Dollar has benefitted in recent weeks from the broad pickup in risk sentiment which has seen equities and commodities markets rallying. The easing of lockdown measures around the globe has turned investor focus towards the recovery which is now beginning and risk assets are being bolstered, helping support high yielding […]

  • Chart of the Day GBPUSD

    Chart of the Day GBPUSD GBPUSD Two Way Trade – Probable Price Path The market is waiting to see a new round of trade talks between the EU and the UK this week. The recent rebound in underwriting interest supports the performance of the pound. Sterling may stabilize 100-day average of 1.257 against the US […]