• Bank of England Keeps Rates on Hold

    The BoE’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep the central bank’s record low interest rates on hold and the rate of bond purchases at their current levels.

  • NZD/USD fell to the lowest level of the year

    The RBNZ leaves the rate unchanged, as in Australia, finding a balance in the interest rates is a big headache for the RBA, as the real estate market boom spurs prices growth.

  • USD/JPY is raising a flag

    The initiative of buying the Japanese Yen has been low for the investors. The market is waiting for the currency to go back to the broken trend in order to sell the pair.

  • Is it the calm before the storm?

    The VIX volatility index fell below the 10-point mark, the first time since 1993. The British Pound and the Euro edged up against the Dollar, with the degree of buoyancy.

  • Are the bulls taking the market?

    Germany’s trade surplus in March added optimism to the euro zone economy recovery. The volume of exports and imports also exceeded expectations, indirectly indicating the consumption growth.

  • Is Macron’s victory a new era of ascent for the Euro?

    The elimination of the political risks and favourable outcomes for the financial markets will likely allow the European assets, including the Euro, to go on the offensive. Growth in the UK retail sales slowed to 0.5% in April, as the latest data in the Chinese economy showed that the country’s trade balance surplus increased.

  • What is happening with the commodities?

    The Australian currency is suffering, as NZD/USD pair seems to have regained traction and turned to a positive path.

  • Key market takeaways for the upcoming week

    Take a look at our list of all the important events that are due to next week. Find out the ones your trading strategy could benefit from.

  • In the French presidential run-up, who is leading?

    The stakes are high, and so the betting companies are working in full force. The average coefficient for Macron winning is currently 1.10, while the coefficient for Le Pen is at 6.

  • What happened in the Asian session today?

    Oil looks like it is going to fall soon, as the Dollar is moderately rising ahead of the NFP.

  • Is France on a clear presidential path now?

    Macron won the final debates ahead of the second election round, making the precious metals and Yen accelerated declines. The USD rate hike possibility rose immensely for July.

  • USD/JPY and GOLD are at a crossroads!

    The USD/JPY pair reached to the fresh multi-week tops, so we are to wait for the Japanese candlestick signals. Gold, on the other hand, pulled back from a strong downtrend, but the future does not seem linear. Take a look!

  • Will the FED be able to wake up the market?

    Traders expect that the FED will leave borrowing rate unchanged, but they might add clarity to the short-term outlook for the monetary policy.

  • What do we learn from the PMI?

    The companies increased output due to the weak Pound, as Brexit looms over the country. Making the Bank of England reconsider the possibility of raising rates at the next meeting.

  • 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.