MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD weakens on dropping yields and ahead of FOMC’s minutes  | 20/02/2019

The USD weakened against a number of its counterparts yesterday as the American session opening delivered a substantial hit to the greenback. Analysts point out that the USD is weighed by...

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Daily Commentary | AUD weakens on the release of RBA’s minutes  | 19/02/2019

The RBA released the minutes of its last meeting, at which it showed a dovish stance. The minutes showed that RBA’s board saw significant uncertainties on the economic outlook and also examined...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: February 18th to 22nd | Minutes of FOMC and ECB along with Eurozone’s preliminary PMI’s and other financial releases to define the week.  | 18/02/2019

Entering the new week, with Brexit being on a break before next week’s UK parliament debate and the US-Sino trade negotiations having also a pause, we could see financial releases taking over....

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens as US-Sino progress pushes riskier assets  | 18/02/2019

The USD weakened against a number of its counterparts yesterday as hopes grew for further progress in the US-Sino negotiations. Both participants reported progress on the negotiations in Beijing,...

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Daily Commentary | Pound weakens as UK Parliament throws Theresa May’s plan out the window. | 15/02/2019

The UK parliament defeated Theresa May in a symbolic vote as it refused to back her Brexit plan, as hard Brexiteers refused to back her. The UK government still has the chance to renegotiate...

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Daily Commentary | UK Parliament to have another vote on Brexit | 14/02/2019

The UK parliament is to have another vote today (17:00, GMT) about Brexit, yet much of the steam was taken away as Theresa May addressed Parliament on Tuesday and announced another vote on the...

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Daily Commentary | RBNZ remains on hold and the Kiwi strengthens | 13/02/2019

As was widely expected, RBNZ remained on hold at +1.75%, yet may have sounded less dovish than expected. Despite the bank being cautious, its forecasts include the official cash rate remaining at...

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Daily Commentary | RBNZ’s interest rate decision | 12/02/2019

Tomorrow during the Asian session (01:00, GMT), RBNZ is to release its interest rate decision and is expected to remain on hold at +1.75%. Currently NZD OIS imply a probability of 91.03% for the...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: February 11th to 15th | US-Sino negotiations, Brexit and RBNZ’s interest rate decision to define the week. | 11/02/2019

Entering the new week, two fundamental issues are to catch the market’s focus again as they peak once more with substantial consequences for the financial markets. Brexit is to raise volatility...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains stable, worries linger on | 11/02/2019

The USD remained rather stable against a number of its counterparts despite trade and global growth worries are pushing in the safety of the greenback. Analysts point out that US-Sino trade talks...

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