• Australia Sees Worst Quarterly Decline in Inflation on Record

    Australia In Deflation The Australian Dollar has retained a bid tone at the European open on Wednesday despite news overnight that Australian CPI fell again in Q2. The data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics overnight showed that in June, consumer prices fell by their most on record at -1.9%. The ABS also reported […]

  • US Durable Goods Data Raises Questions over Recovery

    Durable Goods Slows From Initial Recovery The latest economic data from the US has done little to offer much encouragement over the health of the recovery there. Durable goods orders for last month were seen rising by 7.3%, following the 15.7% rise noted in May. While the reading was above the expected 7% number forecast, […]

  • New GOP Stimulus Plan Hints about Dovish Fedspeak in July

    The US Dollar regains some lost ground on Tuesday although gains are more akin to a technical pullback before July FOMC meeting which is due on Wednesday.

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDCHF Daily Outlook 27-07-20

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  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 44

    Key Points from This Week Trump Makes U-Turn on Masks In a clear sign of how bad the renewed outbreak of the virus in the US is becoming, the president this week abandoned his typically nonchalant, dismissive tone and urged us citizens to wear masks. Trump said that doing so was patriotic and necessary given […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, EURUSD Daily Outlook 24-07-20

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  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 48

    Oil Traders Increase Long Positions The CFTC COT institutional positioning report showed that net oil longs were increased by 4434 contracts last week, taking the total position to 539, 751 contracts. The increase in upside bets reflects the better risk environment over recent weeks with equities markets continuing to rally despite fears over a fresh […]

  • Is The UK Close To Exiting Brexit Trade Talks?

    Trade Talks At Risk The outlook for the UK economy looks to be worsening with UK newspapers reporting a warning from Downing Street sources that the UK is close to giving up on trade talks with the EU. The UK and EU are currently in a set of negotiations aimed at delivering a trade deal […]

  • Trump Makes Dramatic U-Turn on Masks

    Trump Now Supporting Mask Wearing In a dramatic u-turn on an issue which many feel his handling of has potentially put an end to his chances of re-election, Trump last night conceded that the COVID-19 crisis will “get worse before it gets better”. In a press conference held at the White House, Trump asked US […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDCAD Daily Outlook 22-07-20

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  • The IndeX Files 21-07-2020

    Risk Sentiment Rallies On Fresh Vaccine Optimism Global equities benchmarks continue to trade to the upside this week as the latest COVID-19 reports continue to migrate away from second wave risks and more towards hopes of a potential vaccine. Following the recent announcement from Pfizer and BioNTech confirming FDA fast track status for two of […]

  • EU Leaders Strike Historic EUR 1.8trln Deal

    Deal Finally Done European assets have traded higher this week in response to news that EU leaders have finally agreed a deal for emergency funding. The deal, which comes on the back of four days and nights of negotiations, will provide a historic 1.8 trillion EUR in aid. As part of the funding agreed, the […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, EURUSD Daily Outlook 21-07-20

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  • EURUSD: Next Stop at 1.15?

    EURUSD Analysis. This week focus in the US earnings season shifts from banks to the tech sector, but stock markets remains relatively resilient to headwinds of various intensity, whether it be the smoldering US-Sino conflict or far more serious accelerating daily gain in Covid-19 cases. Nonetheless, market sentiment and demand for USD are sensitive to […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 20-07-2020

    RBC Capital Markets Week ahead: Q2 earnings announcements continue in the US and will be key for equity market direction this week, more so given the dearth of US economic data. Outside the US, the first July data (flash PMIs) in the Eurozone and UK will be the main focus (Friday) and Canada has May […]