• Weekly Market Outlook 02-12-19

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 02-12-19, 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 11

    Key Points From This Week US-Sino Trade Deal Expectations Rise Again Investors had their expectations for a US-Sino trade deal bolstered once again this week as further comments from President Trump added encouragement. Trump noted that the US and China were in the “final throes” of a deal. The market now expects that the phase-one […]

  • Chart of the Day Bullish NZDUSD

    Chart of the Day Bullish NZDUSD Bullish NZDUSD: The NZD sits this morning around 0.6435 the last seven NY closes being within a 15pip range of 0.6403-0.6418. Yesterday, the ANZ business outlook survey for November showed both business confidence and own-activity indicators rising to their highest level this year. The data follows a string of […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 29, 2019

    Daily Market Outlook, November 29, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook – Global stocks slipped on Thursday amidst heightening US-China political uncertainty that dwarfed the recent optimism surrounding a potential mini trade deal.  President Trump signed the controversial Hong Kong Humans Rights and Democracy Act that would require the US to annually assess Hong […]

  • Chart of The Day Bearish USD

    Chart of The Day Bearish USD Bearish USD: Trump signed it. The HK Human Rights bill that has been passed by both the House and Senate landed on the US president’s lap last week, and there was some anticipation about whether Trump will sign it into law or not, given the opposition from China and […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 15

    Trade Deal Optimism Offsets Bearish EIA Release The latest CFTC COT report showed that over prior week, net-crude positions grew by 5,378 contracts to a total of 429,975 contracts on the week. The rise in WTI positioning continues to reflect ongoing expectations that a US-Sino trade deal is forthcoming. Over recent weeks, the market has […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 28, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 28, 2019  Main Market Themes All eyes will be on China and the potential “Phase 1” trade deal after US President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law on Wed. The bill has overwhelming bipartisan support in the US President Donald Trump also signed another bill […]

  • UK Elections Update: Conservative Party Losing Ground

    Polls Show Gap Is Narrowing With just fifteen days to go until the UK general elections the intensity of the campaign is accelerating, as is the media coverage around it. One of the major points of focus is the wide range of polls around the elections. In recent years, there has been a great deal […]

  • Chart of the Day Bullish CHFJPY

    Chart of the Day Bullish CHFJPY CHF: The SNB remains uncomfortable with Franc 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 the […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 27, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 27, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook – Major equity indices in the US ended mildly higher but off their fresh record intraday high amid rejuvenated trade deal optimism and some positive vibes from US economic data.  President Trump said that a mini trade deal is in its “final throes”, […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 26, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 26, 2019  Main Market Themes Equity markets extended gains, buoyed by rising sense of trade optimism that helped push Wall Street main indexes to finish at record highs. Markets gained confidence from multiple reports from both the Chinese and American sources that suggest that the US and China could indeed reach […]

  • The IndeX Files 26-11-2019

    Trade Deal Speculation Driving Markets Benchmark global equities indices remain well supported this week, though better strength is being noted in UK and European asset markets so far. Risk sentiment has been much firmer over recent weeks though we do seem to be in a low volatility period currently. The dominating theme continues to be […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 25-11-2019

    Gold The trajectory of gold prices has shifted to the downside over recent weeks as both a better outlook to US-Sino trade relations and a pause in Fed tightening has seen reduced flight-to-safety and a higher outlook for the Dollar. On the US-Sino trade relations front, the market is still anticipating a deal, in line […]

  • Chart of the Week Bearish GBPAUD

    Chart of the Week Bearish GBPAUD Bearish GBPAUD – GBP: UK private sector output dropped in November: IHS Markit/CIPS released its first report on UK Flash Composite PMI on Friday. The Flash UK manufacturing PMI slipped to a two-month low of 48.3 in November (Oct: 49.6), pointing to worsening manufacturing conditions as a result of […]

  • Weekly Market Outlook 25-11-19

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 25-11-19, 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 […]