• The Investment Bank Outlook 06-04-2020

    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 […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 30-03-2020

    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 […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 17-02-2020

    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 […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 03-02-2020

    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 […]

  • 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 Friday FX Takeaway – Episode 13

    Key Points From This Week UK Elections The Conservative party stormed the vote with a 364 seat result in parliament, taking them well above the 326 seats required for a majority. Market attention now shifts back to Brexit with Johnson planning to take the UK out of the EU by January 31st 2020 under his […]

  • ECB Easing to Weigh on EURAUD

    AUD price action has been highly subdued over recent months given the deterioration in trade relations between the US and China. Following the announcement from Trump that he would be placing a fresh 10% tariff on a further $300 billion of Chinese goods as of September 1st, China responded by devaluing the Yuan, which sent […]

  • RBA Governor Says Further Rate Cuts Likely

    In his semi-annual testimony before Australian parliament yesterday, RBA governor Lowe told law-makers that he stands ready to reduce interest rates further if necessary. However, Lowe tempered his message saying that the Australian economy is likely through the worst of the slowdown. Lowe’s comments came as the bank released its quarterly statement on monetary policy […]

  • China is firing warning shots

    The Chinese government will respond “in the same proportion” if the US continues to aggravate the situation in mutual trade.

  • Another resignation leads to a new tariff

    It was naive to expect that Trump would limit himself to steel tariffs after Gary Cohn resigned. Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State has also resigned, and the news hit the wire that Trump plans to tax the Chinese imports with 60 billion dollars.

  • Cohn´s departure take a toll on the tariffs

    Donald Trump is actively clearing the path for his protectionist ventures and with the dismissal of the economic adviser Gary Cohn there are no obstacles left.

  • Is the RBA too optimistic?

    The Reserve Bank of Australia left interest rate unchanged at the meeting on Tuesday resisting the rally of AUD as well as on the signs of a slowdown in the real estate market.

  • Key economic events and reports in the upcoming week

    Take a look what the markets have in store for the upcoming week!

  • Japan CPI backs Yen bulls as data prompts BoJ to act

    Economists forecast that the central bank of Japan will adhere this year to the long-term government bonds goal of the 0% yield.

  • Is EUR/USD about to go down?

    We ponder what the single currency is up to and discuss what’s going to happen on the oil market in the near future.