MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD slipping on Fed comments | 27/02/2019

Despite the Trump-Kim meeting taking the spotlight, it seems to have little effect on the USD until now. On the contrary the greenback showed signs of weakness after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell...

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Daily Commentary | Sterling strengthens on possible Brexit delay. | 26/02/2019

Sterling jumped against the USD, on reports that UK’s PM considers delaying the March 29 deadline for UK’s exit from the EU. The report stated that Theresa May would allow her cabinet to discuss...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: February 25th to March 1st | European and Canadian inflation rates along with US GDP rate to catch the trader’s eye.  | 25/02/2019

Entering the new week in the fundamentals, we expect Brexit to be in the headlines once again, as the UK Parliament is to have another sitting for the issue. In the US fundamentals, we could see...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens as Trump delays tariffs | 25/02/2019

The USD weakened against a number of its counterparts yesterday, while the Aussie strengthened as US President Trump delayed additional tariffs. US President Trump stated that he will delay...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains relatively stable despite soft data. | 22/02/2019

The USD yesterday remained relatively stable despite the soft financial data (note the Philly Business Index drop) released. Despite the USD’s initial weakening due to the soft data mentioned,...

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Daily Commentary | Oil bulls run free on fears of OPEC production cuts | 21/02/2019

WTI jumped higher in the US session on Wednesday, setting new 2019 highs, strengthened by fears of OPEC led supply cuts. Also, oil prices may have gotten a further boost, as political instability...

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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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