MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | RBA minutes weaken AUD | 18/06/2019

Today during the Asian session, the minutes of RBA’s last meeting were released. At the meeting, a rate cut was decided and the minutes showed that the monetary policy board agreed “more likely...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: June 17th to 21st | Fed’s interest rate decision along with BoE and BoJ to set the mode | 14/06/2019

Despite politics still being on the agenda next week, we see the case for central banks to be in the spotlight. After much talk about a possible rate cut, the Fed’s interest rate decision next...

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Daily Commentary | WTI prices gain on tanker explosions, OPEC report | 14/06/2019

WTI prices marked some substantial gains yesterday as there were explosions on two tankers near the straits of Hormuz, according to media. The US was quick to accuse Iran of attacking the two...

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Daily Commentary | Sterling relents gains as no deal is still alive | 13/06/2019

The pound made some gains against a number of its counterparts yesterday, as hopes grew for a possible blocking of a no deal scenario. However the UK Parliament rejected blocking the blocking by a...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens as rate cut expectations rise  | 12/06/2019

The greenback weakened yesterday somewhat as market expectations about a possible rate cut by the Fed seem to increase. Market focus is expected to focus on the Fed’s coming policy meeting, next...

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Daily Commentary | JPY weakens as Mexican tariffs are called off | 11/06/2019

JPY weakened against the USD somewhat as safe haven outflows affected the currency, due to the US calling off the tariffs on Mexico. However, the US president tweeted yesterday that there was...

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Daily Commentary | USD/MXN drops as tariffs on Mexico are called off | 10/06/2019

USD/MXN returned to prior levels as the US President made a U-turn and the two sides stroke a deal avoiding tariffs. We suspect that the political pressure within the US President’s party, may...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: June 10th to 14th| UK’s GDP and employment data, along with US Inflation data in the spotlight  | 07/06/2019

Theresa May resignation has come to past and the UK political scene is on the balance. Trade wars with US tariffs are looming, await resolution or at least some steps towards that direction. On...

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Daily Commentary | ECB sounds less dovish and the EUR strengthens | 07/06/2019

The ECB released its interest rate decision yesterday and decided to remain on hold at 0.0% as was widely expected. In the accompanying statement, the bank acted proactively once again, yet...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens but remains in check | 06/06/2019

The greenback retraced some of its earlier fall, despite the weaker than expected ADP employment figure yesterday. Analysts tend to also attribute the correction to an initial overreaction during...

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