MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD gets little to no support from Fed’s minutes | 23/05/2019

The USD produced little gains from the Fed’s minutes, remaining mostly flat against its major counterparts yesterday. The minutes revealed that there is support among the Committee's members to...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains stable in a fragile market sentiment  | 22/05/2019

The USD remained rather stable against many of its counterparts yesterday, yet strengthened against the Yen. Analysts point out that the easing on Huawei’s trade restrictions from the US commerce...

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Daily Commentary | AUD weakens on prospect of RBA rate cut  | 21/05/2019

The Aussie weakened during today’s Asian session, as both the RBA meeting minutes and Governor Lowe send dovish signals. The minutes implied that an interest rate cut would be appropriate if there...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: May 20th to 24th | Elections, Eurozone’s PMIs, UK’s inflation and FOMC’s minutes to move the markets.  | 17/05/2019

With the US-Sino negotiations still at a deadlock and UK’s inner political scene being unstable we could see a risk averse sentiment continuing to prevail in the markets. However a number of...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens on strong data and rising yields  | 17/05/2019

The USD strengthened against its major counterparts yesterday, on the back of strong US financial releases and rising treasury yields. Almost every US release outperformed expectations and...

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Daily Commentary | EUR strengthens on hopes of the US delaying tariffs  | 16/05/2019

The EUR reversed previous losses of the day against the USD yesterday, after reports stated that the US President may delay tariffs on European cars. The Trump administration seems to be...

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Daily Commentary | US firms as trade worries soften  | 15/05/2019

The USD stabilized against the Yen yesterday and firmed against a number of other currencies as trade worries seems to ease a bit. US President Trump, stated yesterday that trade talks with China...

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Daily Commentary | China responds to US tariffs | 14/05/2019

JPY strengthened yesterday as the US-Sino negotiations escalated further, increasing the risk averse climate in the markets. China announced tariffs on US products applicable from 1st of June,...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: May 13th to 17th | US retail sales along with UK and Australia employment data to affect the markets  | 13/05/2019

With the US-Sino negotiations resulting at the present stage, in a deadlock and the relationships of the two countries worsening, we expect the risk averse sentiment in the markets to continue to...

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Daily Commentary | Bitcoin soars over 7k during the weekend | 13/05/2019

Bitcoin soared during the weekend, breaking the 7000 resistance level briefly and reaching one of the highest levels since last August. Despite there being negative fundamental news lately, with...

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