• Future Of ECB Monetary Policy Under Discussion

    Division Over QE The discussion around the likely direction that ECB monetary policy will take once Mario Draghi leaves as President is building in importance. Recent data weakness out of the Eurozone is creating more division around the potential use of further QE. Many of the key member states have noted their opposition to further […]

  • Italian Parliament To Scheule Vote of No Confidence

    Coalition Divided Rising tensions within the Italian ruling coalition has now resulted in the Lega’s leader, Matteo Salvini, calling for new elections. Consequently, the head of the upper house of the Italian parliament has re-summoned the house from recess today, for the Italian parliament to Schedule vote of no confidence on the Italian Prime Minister. […]

  • Is the GBP movement rational?

    The disappearance of negative inflationary tendencies along with the inflation moving to the target level is undoubtedly a bullish signal for the Pound, so why did the GBP lose it´s footing today?

  • Is it a good time to trade the USD?

    Trump’s administration moved from the stage of threats to the stage of negotiations with China,

  • Is the Euro finally in a bearish state?

    The Euro seems to be shaking off it’s bullish momentum today, and transferring it on the Dollar instead.

  • Is there excessive optimism on the market?

    Investors are selling short-term bonds from the beginning of the week, as they are expecting an increase in the loans rate.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Market overview – a challenge for the RBA, trade wars and the policy of the Bank of Japan

    Real estate is the main driver of consumer demand in Australia and the recent fears of a possible bubble in the market created pressure for the Reserve Bank of Australia.

  • Strong Brexit dissent is still in place

    Draghi’s statement contained a softer appeal than discussed, which, may force the British financial intermediaries to pack their bags.

  • How long will the Euro high last?

    Capital outflows from the European stock market caused the Euro to rise against other currencies, while the Dollar declined due to the rally in bond demand and optimism in the stock market.

  • Key economic reports of the upcoming week

    Be prepared for the key economic events of the upcoming week. Take a look now!

  • Are oil prices going down?

    Oil exports from the US rose last week to 2M barrels a day, almost reaching the October peak of 2.1M barrels.