• The Trade Deal is Likely to Breathe new Life into Stock-picking

    According to an informed source from the Trump administration, China has pledged to boost US imports of manufactured goods by $80 billion and energy by more than $50 billion over two years.

  • 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 […]

  • Chart of The Day US500

    Chart of the Day US500 Correction coming in US500 (S&P500) – The US’ decision to lift the currency manipulator label from China ahead of the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal may be taken by the market as risk-supportive. Meanwhile, the monitoring list comprised of Japan, Korea, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam, […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, January 14, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, January 14, 2020  Main Market Themes There was better December trade data from China, with exports rising and imports up overnight. That provided support for risk sentiment, although Asian market has been mixed overall. Traders cheered a Bloomberg report, which was later confirmed by the official release from the Treasury Department’s semi-annual […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 14 January, Tuesday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis:   NZDUSD Technical Analysis:       USDCAD Technical Analysis:     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 belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, committee or […]

  • Understanding December NFP: The puzzle of low unemployment

    The December Non-Farm Payrolls report, released last Friday, looks majorly disappointing at first glance.

  • Precious Metals Monday 13-01-2020

    Gold With tensions between the US and Iran having dissipated over recent sessions, the new week has commenced with a firmly risk-on tone, seeing reduced safe-haven demand for gold.  The market is now focusing on the US-Sino trade deal which is due to be signed on Thursday in Washington. Following the signing of the deal, […]

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 13-01-2020

    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 […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, January 13, 2020 

    Daily Market Outlook, January 13, 2020  Main Market Themes Markets are trading higher at the start of the new week with the Asian market up this morning. This comes ahead of the expected signing of a ‘phase one’ trade deal between the US and China, but also reflects some relief that events surrounding Iran have […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 11 January, Monday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis:   NZDUSD Technical Analysis:       USDCAD Technical Analysis:     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 belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, committee or […]

  • Weekly Market Outlook 13-01-20

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 07-01-20, 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 […]

  • EUR/USD on Upward Trajectory

    Today we discuss the potential future of Euro, British pound and Canadian dollar.

  • Key economic events and reports of the upcoming week

    Monday, January 13, 2020 – GDP (YoY)(GBP), Manufacturing Production (MoM) (Nov)(GBP), Monthly GDP 3M/3M Change(GBP).

  • Non-Farm Payrolls: Big Miss in December, but is this due to Shortage of Workers?

    The US economy added less than expected number of new jobs in December the Department of Labour said on Friday. It’s clear now that despite of December seasonal boost in hiring, it appears that the labour market started to show first noticeable cracks. 

  • What to Expect from Today’s NFP: A Data Overview

    Key points to note before you trade the December NFP.