• Chart of the Day AUDUSD

    Chart of the Day AUDUSD Potential reversal AUDUSD As the number of cases and geographical spread (with the first case in US confirmed) of the Wuhan Coronavirus increase, this could potentially pose a dark cloud to the nascent green shoots theme, leading to rising concerns that the January market rally may not be able to […]

  • Trump Attacks Environmental Activists During Davos Speech

    Controversial Comments President Trump has been grabbing headlines once again this week. While back home, the President’s impeachment trial began in the Senate, Trump was in Davos, Switzerland speaking at the World Economic Forum. In typical controversial form, Trump used his opening speech there to attack climate change protestors. Trump told the forum “To embrace […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, January 22, 2020

    Daily Market Outlook, January 22, 2020  Main Market Themes The Asian equity markets have rebounded this morning following yesterday’s decline reflecting concerns about the potential impact of China’s Coronavirus for the Asian market. The Chinese authorities have promised to take steps to contain the spread of the disease. US President Trump said that he expects […]

  • The IndeX Files 21-01-2020

    Buy The Rumour, Sell The Fact? Global equities benchmarks are trading just off their recent highs this week with North American, Asian and European indices all in the red. The moves is likely down to a “buy the rumour, sell the fact dynamic which is playing out on the back of the US and China […]

  • Chart of the Day EURUSD

    Chart of the Day EURUSD Potential reversal EURUSD Risk appetite was lower overnight on rising concerns about the impact of the virus outbreak in China, especially ahead of the Chinese New Year. In the Eurozone, the ECB will hold its first Governing Council meeting of the new year. However, it should be a non-event, with […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, January 21, 2020

    Daily Market Outlook, January 21, 2020  Main Market Themes Risk sentiment has taken a turn for the worse overnight on fears about the spread of the Coronavirus from China. The Asian market lower, gold is firmer while the USD is mixed in G10 FX and bid against EM FX.  The Bank of Japan left policy […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 20-01-2020

    Gold The gold market has given conflicting signals over recent weeks. Following a breakout to highs of 1611.39, not seen since early 2012, market reversed heavily over last week, trading lows of 1536, before reversing higher. The root of the fluctuations in the gold market has been the shifting situation with regard to the recent […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 20-01-2020

    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 […]

  • Chart of the Day EURJPY

    Chart of the Day EURJPY Potential correction EURJPY This week, we have monetary policy decisions from Bank of Japan (BOJ) on 21 Jan and European Central Bank (ECB) on 23 Jan. While both central banks are expected to keep policy rates unchanged in their January meetings, the BOJ is most likely to indicate their intention […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, January 20, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, January 20, 2020  Main Market Themes Unrest in both Iraq and Libya has resulted in disruptions to oil supply market, with crude prices starting the week higher. However, moves have been limited so far, with front-month Brent prices briefly touching $66/barrel before backing off. The feed-through to equity markets has been limited, […]

  • Weekly Market Outlook 20-01-20

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 20-01-20, our analyst looks into the trading week ahead, possible market moving data releases across the globe and the technical analysis to accompany it! Disclaimer: The material provided is for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views, information, or opinions expressed in the text […]

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 17

    Key Points From This Week US-Sino Trade Deal Signed The Phase one trade deal (which was originally announced in October 2019) was finally signed this week. US & Chinese leaders signed the deal in Washington on Wednesday, which broadly encompasses China committing to $200 billion of US purchases over the next two years in exchange […]

  • Chart of the Day CHFJPY

    Chart of the Day CHFJPY Potential correction CHFJPY The SNB remains uncomfortable with CHF appreciation and continues to remind the market it will need to be careful about any attempts at trying to force an appreciation in the currency. But the SNB will also need to be careful right now, as its strategy to weaken […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, January 17, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, January 17, 2020  Main Market Themes China’s economy stabilised in Q4, according to GDP figures released overnight. YOY growth was steady at 6.0%, following deceleration in the prior two quarters. Full‑year growth for 2019 was 6.1%, within the government’s target range of 6.0-6.5%. The December figures for Chinese industrial production, retail sales […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 21

    WTI Under Pressure The CFTC COT positioning report showed that net length in US WTI positions rose by 12,415 contracts to 567,272 contracts in the week ending January 7th. The rise in WTI upside exposure came amidst a backdrop of heightened tensions between the US and Iran which many feared would boil over into a […]