MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD weakens on Powell’s and Clarida’s comments | 11/01/2019

USD weakened against a number of its counterparts during the Asian session today, as Fed Chairman Powell and Fed Vice Chair Clarida made some dovish comments. Fed Chairman Powell repeated on...

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Daily Commentary | BoC remains on hold, sounds more hawkish than markets expect | 10/01/2019

The BoC remained on hold at +1.75% as was expected, however may have sounded more hawkish than what markets had expected. In the accompanying statement the bank stated that the policy rate will...

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Daily Commentary | Bank of Canada interest rate decision | 09/01/2019

The BoC is expected to remain on hold today at +1.75% (15:00, GMT) and currently CAD OIS imply a probability of 88.30% for the bank to do so. Should the bank remain on hold as forecasted, we could...

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Daily Commentary | Fed officials and trade to move the USD  | 08/01/2019

The USD weakened against a number of its counterparts yesterday as Fed officials expressed their concern for the Fed’s rate hike path. Specifically Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic, added to...

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Week Ahead |  January 7th to 11th | The markets are slowly picking up.  | 07/01/2019

As the Christmas holidays drew to an end the markets were shook by the release of the US employment report and Fed Chairman Powell’s comments on Friday. In the coming week Powell’s comments are...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens on Powell’s comments | 07/01/2019

Despite the USD getting some support at the release of a strong NFP figure on Friday. It later was weakened by a series of dovish comments made by Fed Chairman Powell. Fed’s Chairman, stated that...

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Daily Commentary | Market looking for direction at the US employment report | 04/01/2019

Nervous markets are expected to focus on the release of the US employment report for December, today at 13:30 (GMT) for further direction. After the “flash crash” during the Asian session...

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Daily Commentary | Yen strengthens on risk aversion  | 03/01/2019

JPY strengthened against the USD and a number of other currencies yesterday as the risk averse mood was highly charged during the Asian session today. The “flash crash”, as described by a number...

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Daily Commentary | ECB Economic Bulletin provides forecasts for 2019 | 28/12/2018

According to ECB, the global economy is heading towards a slowdown in 2019 and could stabilize afterwards. The ECB also stated that inflation pressures could persist, globally but also in the...

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Daily Commentary | US: inner issues bring uncertainty in the spotlight | 27/12/2018

The USD rose yesterday making a small comeback, after the market was overshadowed by uncertainty and fear in the previous days. During the past day’s President Donald Trump publicly took shots at...

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