• Two Factors Behind Dollar’s Strength You Need to Know

    The USD index is heading for a retest of three-year high at 103 level and currency markets may be rightly asking themselves a question about how overvalued the American currency is and is there fuel in the tanks to extend the rally.

  • OPEC Calls Emergency Meeting Amidst Oil Rout

    Will Saudi Arabia & Russia Finally Co-operate? Oil prices have turned higher at the end of the week following the calling of an emergency OPEC+ meeting next week. Following calls from President Trump to end the stand-off between Saudi Arabia and Russia, Saudi Arabia has announced the meetings for Monday April 6th. Taking to Twitter […]

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 28

    Key Points From This Week Chinese Manufacturing Recovers Following a plunge to record lows of 35.7 in February, the Chinese manufacturing sector rebounded firmly in March to post highs of 52.3 on the Caixin PMI index. The market had been forecasting a recovery to just 44.9 and was pleasantly surprised by the news. With lockdown […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDCHF Daily Outlook 03-04-20

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  • Investors Eye Unemployment Claims as the key Proxy of Stress of the US economy

    Today we’ve seen relatively robust upward swing in oil as the market did not wait for negative news but were offered solid support thanks to a number of positive catalysts.

  • Is The US About To Lift China Trade Tariffs?

    Trump Considering Lifting Tariffs With the growing economic threat from COVID-19 demanding an increasing response from central banks and governments alike, the US administration is reportedly on the verge of a surprising U -turn. According to the Financial Times, the President is set to announce a 90-day suspension on some Chinese imports such as apparel […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 32

    Oil Demand Cratering The WTI markets has seen another round of selling this week as the global situation continues to draw concern for the demand outlook. The rebound in risk assets over the prior week has stalled this week as news of a soaring US death toll, and expectations of an extension to the lockdown […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, EURJPY Daily Outlook 02-04-20

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  • Here is the Reason not to Trust Current Production PMIs

    Asian PMIs in manufacturing sector collapsed in tandem in March, and only China manufacturing sector looked out of place with a sharp rebound.

  • Pressure Mounts on UK PM To Extend Transition Phase Deadline

    EU/UK Trade Talks Fall From Spotlight With the COVID-19 crisis raging, the trade negotiations between the EU and the UK have understandably taken a back seat in terms of urgency. With the talks due to have started in February, but so far only seeing the initial statements from both sets of leaders, there are questions […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, GBPUSD Daily Outlook 01-04-20

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  • Asian Data and Effective Lockdowns Spur Risk-taking in Stocks, Crimping Safe Heavens

    The growth rate of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in major dew3w2veloped countries (Eurozone economies, US) extended weeklong decline. Coupled with a bounce oil they fueled risk-taking in stock markets, causing more pressure on safe heavens, such as Yen, Gold, CHF.

  • China Manuafcturing PMI Rebounds Strongly in March

    Data released overnight caught the market by surprise as the Chinese manufacturing PMI came in stronger than expected in March at 52 versus analyst expectations for a reading of 45. With the outbreak of COVID-19 leading to nationwide shutdowns, the manufacturing sector had fallen to an all time low of 35.7 over the prior month. […]

  • The IndeX Files – 31-03-2020

    Central Bank Easing Supports Markets Global equities benchmarks have seen broad buying across recent sessions with many indices still holding near the top of last week’s rally. Investors finally found some comfort in the vast swathe of central bank easing announced over March, allowing equities prices to recover some of the steep losses suffered over […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, NZDJPY Daily Outlook 31-03-20

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