MARKET INSIGHTS

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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Daily Commentary | BoE’s remains dovishly on hold, yet Carney comes to the rescue | 08/02/2019

BoE as was widely expected, remained on hold at +0.75%, yet sounded quite dovish. The bank expects the GDP growth rate to slowdown reaching +1.2% yoy in 2019 and also expects the CPI rate to...

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Daily Commentary | BoE’s interest rate decision in focus | 07/02/2019

BoE will be announcing its interest rate decision (12:00, GMT) and is widely expected to remain on hold at +0.75%, GBP OIS is implying a probability of 99.60% for such a scenario currently. We...

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Daily Commentary | AUD slips on rate cut possibility | 06/02/2019

RBA governor Philip Lowe opened the door to the possibility of a rate cut in a speech during today’s Asian session. In his first speech in the year RBA Governor Philip Lowe stated that rates could...

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Daily Commentary | RBA remains on hold and the Aussie jumps for joy | 05/02/2019

As was widely expected RBA kept interest rates unchanged at +1.50%, yet sounded less dovish than what the market expected, causing the AUD to jump. The bank recognized the global risks and expects...

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