• The IndeX Files 18-02-2020

    US & European Equities Rally, UK & Asian Equities Fall Global benchmark equities indices remain in stead demand this week for the most part. US and European equities are leading the pack, with a little selling pressure in UK assets as a result of a firmer British Pound recently. The corona-virus episode which has dominated […]

  • Market Cheers Trump’s Impeachment Acquittal

    Trump Retains Presidency The historic impeachment trial against Donald Trump, only the third of its kind to be brought against a US president, concluded yesterday with the president being acquitted on both articles. Such an outcome, while disappointing for some, is not a shock given that the Senate is controlled by Trump’s Republican party, meaning […]

  • The IndeX Files 14-01-2020

    Attention Turning Back Towards US-Sino Trade Deal Global benchmark equities indices have seen a pause in their recent upward trajectory though are consolidating near highs, suggesting a continuation higher is coming. The most notable themes for asset markets currently are those of reduced geopolitical risks linked to US-Iran tensions as well as the favourable backdrop […]

  • Key Takeaways From Trump’s UN Speech

    China & Iran In The Firing Line Despite the next round of trade talks being just under two weeks away, President Trump didn’t shy away from attacking his long-term rivals during his speech to the UN this week. Commenting on issues which he has long campaigned against during his presidency, Trump told the audience: “Not […]

  • The IndeX Files 24-09-2019

    Risk Markets Looking for Fresh Drivers Global benchmark indexes remain muted following the September FOMC meeting. Policymakers, led by Fed chair Powell, announced a 25-basis point reduction in the headline cash rate, the second only rate cut in a decade. However, the voting split has seen reduced pricing for further rate cuts this year with […]

  • The IndeX Files 17-09-2019

    Risks Remain Amidst Positive Backdrop The fundamental backdrop for equities remains supportive in the near term though benchmarks in the US, Europe, Asia and the UK have seen a pause in momentum so far this week. The announcement of a new range of easing measures from the ECB at its meeting this month has helped […]

  • Is EUR/USD about to go down?

    We discuss what EUR/USD is up to, as well as ponder current state of the index S&P 500 and Russian Ruble.

  • S&P 500 shows resilience

    The U.S. main stock index seems to be slightly unstable, as it is struggling to make a determined move. The economic data today is causing some investor nervousness ahead of the jobs report this Friday.

  • EUR/USD follows downward trend

    EUR/USD rally is expected in the next few days. The Dollar seems to be heading down.

  • US Elections Vs. Financial Markets

    We are positive that the macroeconomics is going to pull back in the financial markets before the new President is chosen. During this time politics is going to take all the attention.

  • EUR/USD in on track for profits!

    EUR/USD pair is in the best time for a sell, as with the S&P500 we have caught up with the 3rd point of the ascending channel.