• EU To Decide On Brexit Deal Tomorrow

    Midnight Deadline For Brexit Deal Today marks an important day for Brexit negotiations. The EU has given the UK a midnight deadline for agreeing a deal ahead of the EU summit which begins tomorrow. The plan is, if the UK and EU can agree an acceptable deal, the EU will then officially approve the deal […]

  • US Keeping Pressure on China To Sign “Phase One” Deal

    Deal Agreed But Not Yet Signed It has been a difficult few weeks for traders recently as markets have reacted neurotically to the seemingly constant stream of contradictory headlines around Brexit and US -Sino trade negotiations. At the end of last week, global equities indices were rallying on news that the US had agreed an […]

  • Trade of the Day SELL USDJPY

    Trade of the Day SELL USDJPY SELL USDJPY 109.10 stop 109.60 target 107.50 (Risk 0.50%, valid to 5PM EST) USD: The US dollar gained for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as fading optimism over the latest US-China trade truce prompted market participants to buy the greenback after the selloff last week. Wednesday’s US economic […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, October 16, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, October 16, 2019  Main Market Themes US stocks gained ground overnight as a series of upbeat corporate earnings alleviated worries over a slower growth and temporary moved the current US-China trade dispute to the backseat. Major indexes rebounded to add 0.9-1.2%, led by shares of JP Morgan, Citigroup, UnitedHealth and Johnsons & […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 16 Oct, Wednesday

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  • A Hidden Problem of the US Consumer

    The lingering discord between the PMI surveys in the US manufacturing / non-manufacturing sector and the steady dynamics of consumption is probably the only thing that contains recession fears. As Morgan Stanley noted, the foundation of the current expansion was the absence of consumer shocks, which, in fact, began most of the past recessions. A […]

  • Turkish Economy At Risk Over Syria Offensive

    Fears of US Sanctions Alongside concerns for the human cost of Turkey’s invasion of Syria, the operation has also sparked fresh fears over the health of the Turkish economy. The Lira spent much of last year in free fall against the US dollar with inflation spiking to highs of around 25%. Following successive interventions by […]

  • The IndeX Files 15-10-2019

    US-Sino Mini Trade Deal Agreed Benchmark indices continue to be driven by the dominant themes of Brexit and US-Sino trade negotiations. Indices had been broadly higher following Friday’s news that the US and China had agreed a “phase one” trade deal. The deal, which has yet to be signed by Trump and Xi, includes $50 […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, October 15, 2019

    Daily Market Outlook, October 15, 2019  Main Market Themes Geopolitical uncertainties returned to the fore overnight, as the Trump administration announced sanctions on three senior Turkish officials and will raise steel tariffs back up to 50% as well as stop trade negotiations, while calling on Turkey to implement an immediate ceasefire on Syria. On the […]

  • Daily Commodity Coverage: 15 Oct, Tuesday

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  • USD/RUB Expected to Rise

    Today we review the current status of Russian ruble, currency pair EUR/USD and the index S&P500.

  • Precious Metal Mondays 14-10-2019

    Gold Gold prices are currently struggling between cross-market forces as a weaker US dollar supported gold while improvements in the US-China trade landscape are leaning on gold. Precious metals have been closely tied to the dynamic US-Sino trade environment over recent months. The collapse of talks earlier in the year drove a large increase in […]

  • Trade of the Week SELL USDCAD

    Trade of the Week SELL USDCAD SELL USDCAD 1.3161 stop 1.3261 target 1.2861 (Risk 0.50%, valid to 5PM EST Friday) USD: The greenback slipped across the board except against the yen, led by the strength in the sterling. The dollar index closed 0.41% lower at 98.30. USD is likely rebounding today as the sterling seems […]

  • Weekly Market Outlook 14-10-19

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 14-09-19, our analyst looks into the trading week ahead, possible market moving data releases across the globe and the technical analysis to accompany it! Please note that this material is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views discussed in the above video […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 14-10-2019

    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 […]