• German Ifo Falls For 11th Consecutive Month

    It has been another poor showing for German data this week as both the German IfO readings released on Monday and Q2 GDP released on Tuesday have highlighted further weakness in the second largest economy in the eurozone. German Ifo Falls Again The Ifo reading on Monday showed an eleventh consecutive monthly drop over August […]

  • 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 […]

  • Is Germany on the Brink of Recession?

    The latest set of economic data out of Germany has compounded fears that the second largest economy in the eurozone is on the brink of a recession. On Tuesday, German ZEW Survey Current Situation and Expectations both came in below expectations at -13.5 and -44.1 respectively. These readings have been trending lower over the year […]

  • South Korea: World Growth Must Wait!

    One of the brightest stars in terms of global growth unexpectedly faded, with South Korean GDP falling by 0.3% in Q1. Posting its worst performance in almost a decade:

  • The US economy is ready for a strong NFP report

    The dollar took an offensive position on Wednesday, as investors waited for bullish comments from the FED. Meanwhile the New Zealand Dollar has been saved by a strong labor market report.

  • Will Brent reach new heights next week?

    The WTI barrel fixes it´s losses on Friday, while increase in the US production is holding back prices.

  • Is China losing it´s credibility?

    The US rating agency S&P has improved it´s forecast for the Chinese economy, despite a drop in the credit rating in September. According to the report, the growth of the national debt will decrease over the next five years.

  • Is the Pound caught it a slump?

    Pressure on the British currency will be balanced by the peaceful comments of the central bank heads in of the United States and Europe. The two major forces will discuss the key issues about the development of monetary policy on Friday.

  • Should you be careful with the Euro?

    It seems that the RBA does not seem eye to eye with the market on the monetary support. Investors are likely to “sell” the Central Bank rate increase at the next meeting. At the same time the AUD/USD continues to conquer the peaks.

  • Where is the Euro heading?

    Markets are keeping an eye on the European currency, as there is the potential for global growth. Currently, strong economic data is putting a lot of pressure on the ECB. Where will the Euro lead the growing divergence of the ECB policy and inflation expectations?

  • Overview of the next weeks market events

    Be ready for the changes on the market next week. Take a look at our overview of the economic events that will happen in the upcoming week.

  • The Pound is affected by the political risks

    GDP data is showing that the British economy is currently far from positive, but surprisingly the Pound remains fairly stable ahead of parliamentary elections. The FED’s meeting showed a growth slowdown in the first quarter, but it does not make the market cautious.

  • Key market takeaways for the upcoming week

    Take a look at our list of all the important events that are due to next week. Find out the ones your trading strategy could benefit from.

  • The key events of next week

    Find the key events of next week are worth knowing about today.

  • UK Parliament may get vote on leaving the Single Market

    Theresa May’s government signalled that the UK lawmakers may get a vote on whether Britain should leave the EU’s single market after Brexit, thus avoiding a hard Brexit scenario.