• The IndeX Files 01-10-2019

    Equities Upside On Hold Global benchmark indices have commenced the week in rather a subdued fashion with most headline indices having retraced from recent highs. In the US, the equities landscape is dominated by fluctuating Fed rate hike expectations. With recent data supporting, the market has reduced its outlook for an October rate-cut, instead deeming […]

  • FTSE Rallies On UK Rate Cut Chatter

    BOE Sounding Dovish UK asset prices received a boost late in the week as Michael Saunders of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee warned that the BOE could be forced to cut rates following Brexit, pushing GBP lower. Speaking during a conference, Saunders said: “If the UK avoids a no-deal Brexit, monetary policy also […]

  • The IndeX Files 24-09-2019

    Risk Markets Looking for Fresh Drivers Global benchmark indexes remain muted following the September FOMC meeting. Policymakers, led by Fed chair Powell, announced a 25-basis point reduction in the headline cash rate, the second only rate cut in a decade. However, the voting split has seen reduced pricing for further rate cuts this year with […]

  • The IndeX Files 06-08-19

    We’re back again with the next episode of the The IndeX Files 06-08-19! Trade War Concerns Explode It’s been a volatile time for the equities market over recent sessions. The market was rocked late last week by President Trump’s announcement of fresh tariffs on Chinese goods. US and Chinese delegates had been meeting in Shanghai to […]

  • The IndeX Files

    DAX DAX bulls have had a time recently as price continues to see-saw near recent highs. The main driver of price action has been the steady decline of both German and eurozone economic indicators over recent months. The German economy, which traditionally has been the export engine of the eurozone, has slowed dramatically this year. […]

  • 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.

  • The possible resignation of Theresa May’s will allow investors to breathe

    Investors in the European markets demonstrate defensive behaviors, as the German DAX and the British FTSE are trading in a negative territory.

  • Run-up to the FED meeting

    US Dollar trades in green ahead of the FED, Pound surge on consumer inflation data.

  • Oil prices are dripping away

    Oil tumbles ahead of OPEC talks in Vienna, as the Greenback is back on a growth track

  • Bond yields extend their rally as the rate hike odds rise

    A lot of movements are happening on the market. The oil retreats ahead of OPEC as the FTSE 100 is near a bearhish mainstay. USD/JPY sustains gains but the Pound frizzels out.

  • Pound rebounds on Carney while equities drop

    The British currency erased declines quickly as the governor squashed the hopes of those expecting a further stimulus. At the same time, the Oil prices tumbled and AUD rose immensely.

  • Yuan fell to a 6-year low against the Dollars rise on Euro

    Yuan fell to its lowest level in six years against the US dollar after the People’s Bank sharply lowered the reference rate by 0.37% to a 6.7558 level

  • Chinese market is in turmoil

    The lackluster Chinese data spurred demand for a safe haven with the Japanese Yen rising against the Dollar.

  • Pound retreats against the peaking Dollar

    Pound pared declines recovering to a 1.23 level as the British Prime Minister Theresa May allowed the parliament to vote on her plan, which in turn eased investors’ concerns about the ruined ties with the EU.

  • Another brick in the wall

    While the British currency falls to a historic low the rest of the world gets a strong kick. European stocks propel into new highs along with the Dollar index. Even the housing market in the UK seems to forget Brexit happening.