• Investment Bank Outlook 19-08-19

    In our fourth installment of the Investment Bank Outlook 08-19-19, we’re going to 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 […]

  • EURGBP Hits Highest Levels in 10 Years on Brexit Fears

    GBP Down Despite Data Beats It’s been an interesting week for the GBP as we’ve had a raft of data out, the majority of which surprised to the upside! However, price action has remained stubbornly muted. So, on Tuesday we had labour market data out of the UK, which saw average weekly earnings ticking up […]

  • Brexit: Will EU Back Down Over Irish Backstop Issue?

    Trick or Treat? With the October 31st Brexit deadline looming larger on the horizon each day, the likelihood of a no deal Brexit is starting to ratchet up. New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to “do or die” taking the UK out of the EU on the deadline date under “any circumstances”. While […]

  • Does EIA data put pressure on the Oil?

    WTI and Brent futures declined in the last Asian session and then further receded to the opening levels as traders stand pat ahead of EIA commercial reserves data.

  • What direction is the Pound heading?

    Britain has almost reached an agreement with the European Union and the he parties are almost ready to move to the final stage of the talks.

  • Bulls are not happy about the tax reforms

    The House of Representatives and the Republicans have to “verify” their versions of the tax reform and the market believes that this will not cause problems. A large part of the tax reductions attributed to corporations are deferred until 2019, so investors are increasingly skeptical about the stimulating effect of the reform.

  • The US Dollar is on a stand-by

    The House of Representatives voted on Monday to begin negotiations with the Senate, which brought the Republicans one step closer to reform.

  • Ruble stays resilient to new Russian sanctions

    US senators on Wednesday approved new penalties against Russia alleging its government in meddling into US presidential elections. Russian currency advanced despite the news on new possible sanctions.’

  • Will the FED be able to wake up the market?

    Traders expect that the FED will leave borrowing rate unchanged, but they might add clarity to the short-term outlook for the monetary policy.

  • Will Gold extend a selloff this week?

    The dollar is stable ahead of the publication of Trump’s tax plans, as Yen is reaching a two-week low and Gold is leading significant declines.

  • EUR/USD on an upward trajectory

    The 200 poin gap was brought on by the market’s reaction to the data obtained from exit polls. The data has shown that markets clearly want Macron to be the winning party, as this would mean an united EU.

  • The French Election in a Nutshell

    The French Presidential election is just around the corner and investors around the world keep a close eye on the market reaction in light of the huge uncertainty surrounding the outcome of this major event.

  • The Pound is taking unexpected turns

    The British Pound rose sharply, as the European stock and debt market are rapidly declining. The risks of elections in France are growing, while the gap between candidates makes the predictions hard.

  • France may seal the fate of the EU

    The European markets are busy assessing the outcome of the first round of the presidential elections in France. Makron and Le Pen almost equalled in the presidential race, which is causing serious fear among the investors.

  • Caution is side-lined in the markets

    Pound and Dollar upsurge on strong data, making the markets relax. The British currency reacted with growth to the strong statistics, as the publication of the FOMC protocol triggered a small sell-off of the Dollar.