MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD on the defensive, due to Saudis and retail sales  | 16/10/2018

The US Dollar was on the defensive yesterday, as the US retail sales growth rate slowed down and an escalation occurred in a dispute with Saudi Arabia. Tensions in the US-Saudi relationships...

Read More
Week Ahead | October 15st to 19th | With UK, New Zealand, China, Japan and Canada releasing inflation data, along with Brexit and the US-Sino trade wars a bumpy ride could rattle the markets this week.  | 15/10/2018

As a new week begins the Brexit negotiations could be at a crossroad with wider implications, as the two parties failed to strike a deal, ahead of the EU summit on the 18th of October, over the...

Read More
Daily Commentary | Currency manipulation in the US-Sino trade war | 15/10/2018

In an interview on Thursday, US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin stated that the US wants to make sure that Yuan’s recent depreciation isn’t a competitive devaluation. According to media, info leaked...

Read More
Daily Commentary | Fed probably set to continue on current rate hike path | 12/10/2018

According to media, US President Trump called the Fed “crazy”, “loco” and “too aggressive” in raising interest rates. The statements were targeting the bank’s projected rate hike in December....

Read More
Daily Commentary | Brexit withdrawal deal, 80-85% agreed | 11/10/2018

The pound rallied on Wednesday as EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that the withdrawal deal, was agreed by 80-85%. He also stated that the EU intents to have Irish border controls after...

Read More
Daily Commentary | Pound gains on Brexit news | 10/10/2018

The pound strengthened on Tuesday, as media reported that in the Brexit negotiations, the UK and the EU were making progress. The report, out by Dow Jones, mentioned that a deal could be struck...

Read More
Daily Commentary | GBP weakens on caution about Brexit | 09/10/2018

The pound weakened on Monday, as media reported the UK implying that a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations may not be that imminent. Brexit optimism rose in the past few days, as EU officials...

Read More
Week Ahead | October 8st to 12th | The US inflation data for September, along with Brexit and China’s Trade Balance figure could prevail during the week.  | 08/10/2018

As we are entering the new week the Brexit negotiations could dominate the week’s headlines as the UK is concerned, as both the UK and the EU maybe reaching a deal about part of the Brexit puzzle...

Read More
Daily Commentary | USD weakens slightly after US Employment report | 08/10/2018

USD seems to have weakened slightly after the US employment report for September, which on the one hand showed fewer job openings while on the other hand the unemployment rate reached a stunning...

Read More
Daily Commentary | USD steadies ahead of US employment report | 05/10/2018

USD seems to have steadied against a number of currencies, ahead of the US employment report for September later today (12:30 GMT). The employment report forecasts include a drop of the NFP...

Read More
All trading involves risk. It is possible to lose all your capital.