• China Warns UK Over Hong Kong Visa Offer

    First National Security Arrests Made China’s new, highly controversial, National Security Law came into effect in Hong Kong this week. The law, which received a great amount of criticism from the national community, marks the first time that Chinese law has been written into the Hong Kong penal code and has essentially given China the […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, GBPUSD Daily Outlook 02-07-20

    Catch up on all the latest updates on global markets by following Tickmill’s Investing Diva Daily Market Outlook.

  • Gold Hits $1800 but Ultra-dovish Fed Suggests it isn’t the Limit

    Last week we discussed prospects of the Gold rally to $1800 level, which was successfully completed on Tuesday.

  • Trump’s Approval Rating Sinks Further

    Trump Tweets Anger At China Donald Trump added to fears of fresh tensions between the US and China with an inflammatory tweet this week. Trump tweeted: “As I watch the Pandemic spread its ugly face all across the world, including the tremendous damage it has done to the USA, I become more and more angry […]

  • Fed’s Powell Warns of Second Wave Risks

    Risks To The Outlook The chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, last night gave yet another warning over the fragile state of the US economy and his concern over the outlook. In his weekly testimony to Congress, Powell’s message this time around centred on the threat of a second wave of the virus. Powell […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, AUDJPY Daily Outlook 01-07-20

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  • Fed’s Targeted QE Keeps Credit Markets Under Full Control

    Despite positive developments in the US economy since the start of lifting lockdowns, Fed Chairman Jeremy Powell reiterated his dismal warning on Monday: extraordinary uncertainty reigns in the prospects for economic recovery.

  • Chinese Manufacturing Rises While Second Wave Fears Develop

    Positive Data But Risks Remain The latest economic data out of China showed that the factory sector in the world’s second largest economy expanded again in June. Printing 50.9 on the month, the rise in manufacturing activity was above the expected 50.4 reading the market was looking for and marks an uptick from the prior […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, GBPUSD Daily Outlook 30-06-20

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  • Will SPX Resume the Rally After the Storm of Covid-19 Headlines?

    On Monday, the struggle continues to unfold between positive macro data and signals of the “second wave” which can be challenging to dismiss.

  • Precious Metals Monday 29-06-2020

    Gold Gold prices remain near highs at the start of the new weeks as market attention remains fixed on the growing fears of a second wave of COVID-19. Over the weekend, headlines and reports pertaining to rising infection rates in the US have created a weak risk environment on Monday, keeping gold bid just below […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 29-06-2020

    In our Investment Bank Outlook each week, we bring you a selection of perspectives from leading investment banks to outline the key issues and directional views for the week ahead. These excerpts, taken from research notes, will cover issues such as key market themes, economic releases, as well as any major trends and levels to […]

  • Tickmill’s Investing Diva, EURUSD Daily Outlook 29-06-20

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  • Key economic events for the week ahead

    Monday, June 29, 2020 – Pending Home Sales (MoM) (May)(USD).

  • ECB’s Lagarde: EU Economy has Probably Bottomed out 

    EU probably went through the hardest phase of economic downturn caused by the pandemic, said European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde on Friday, while urging authorities to prepare for a possible second wave.