• Daily Market Outlook, November 4, 2019

    Daily Market Outlook, November 4, 2019  Main Market Themes US stocks rallied on Friday to finish the week on a stronger note, boosted mainly by the surprisingly good nonfarm payrolls, better Chinese manufacturing data as well as positive trade headlines. US added 128k new jobs, China Markit manufacturing PMI ticked up while on the trade […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 04-11-2019

    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 […]

  • Weekly Market Outlook 04-11-19

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 04-11-19, 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 […]

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 7

    Key Points From This Week The New Zealand Dollar has been the standout performer among the G10 currency pack this week. Encouraging signs that the US and China will sign a trade deal this month is seeing the kiwi back in demand. The Canadian Dollar has been the weakest performer over the week, however. While […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 1, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 1, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook: US equities fell on Thursday despite better-than-expected earnings and the Fed’s third rate cut of 2019, as market participants turned their attention to US-China trade negotiations. US Treasury yields declined on Thursday as market participants loaded up on safer assets. The US Dollar […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 11

    “Phase One” Trade Deal Nearly Ready For Signing According to the latest comments from President Trump the US and China are on course to sign off on the “phase-one” trade deal announced a few weeks ago. Speaking on Monday, Trump told reporters that the two countries were “ahead of schedule” in terms of signing the […]

  • Chart of the Day Bearish USD

    Chart of the Day Bearish USD Bearish USD: The Federal Reserve cut the Fed Funds Rate target range by 25 bps from 1.75- 2% to 1.5-1.75% as widely expected, marking its third reduction in its benchmark rate this year. There was little change in the FOMC statement, but the Fed removed its language of “to […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, October 31, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, October 31, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook: The Federal Reserve cut the Fed Funds Rate target range by 25 bps from 1.75- 2% to 1.5-1.75% as widely expected, marking its third reduction in its benchmark rate this year. There was little change in the FOMC statement, but the Fed removed […]

  • Chart of the Day Bullish GBPUSD

    Chart of the Day Bullish GBPUSD Bullish GBPUSD: GBP: UK lawmakers voted 438 to 20 in favour of holding an early election on 12 December. This would be the first election held in December since 1923. Amendments to the bill, including an alternative 9 December election date and a lowering of the voting age to […]

  • UK Headed To The Polls On December 12th

    MP’s Back “Brexmas” Elections The ongoing Brexit saga has taken yet another twist this week, once again adding confusion for traders. Following the EU’s announcement that it has approved the UK’s request to extend Brexit until January 31st, UK parliament last night voted in favour of holding a general election on December 12th. PM Johnson […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, October 30, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, October 30, 2019  Main Market Themes UK lawmakers voted 438 to 20 in favour of holding an early election on 12 December. This would be the first election held in December since 1923. Amendments to the bill, including an alternative 9 December election date and a lowering of the voting age to […]

  • Chart of the Day Bearish CADJPY

    Chart of the Day Bearish CADJPY Bearish CADJPY: CAD: The BoC rate decision Wednesday is the data highlight of the week. Regardless of the outlook for easier Fed policy, strong employment growth, higher wages, on target inflation and above expectations growth, mean that policy makers can sit on their hands and await developments, suggesting a […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 29-10-2019

    Gold With a host of central bank rate decisions slated this week, it will be an important week for metals. In the US, the Federal Reserve is widely anticipated to reduce its headline rate by a further 25 basis points this week. If the Fed follows through on these expectations, this should support gold, seeing […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 29-10-2019

    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 […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, October 29, 2019

    Daily Market Outlook, October 29, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook: The EU has agreed to a 3-month extension for Brexit to 31 January 2020. The UK was originally slated to leave the EU this Thursday (31 October) after two previous extensions from Brussels. The extension is expected to be formalized through a written […]