MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD steadies ahead of Fed’s interest rate decision | 29/04/2019

The USD steadied against its counterparts on Friday and during today’s Asian session as the markets prepare for the Fed’s interest rate decision. The boost provided by the unexpectedly high...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: April 29th to May 3rd | FOMC, BoE and US employment report to dominate the headlines.  | 26/04/2019

We expect a blend of political events and financial releases to move the markets next week. Especially on the financial releases side, there are plenty of releases in contrast to the week before...

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Daily Commentary | USD steadies ahead of US GDP release | 26/04/2019

USD steadied yesterday, as upbeat US financial releases supported it. It would be indicative that the USD Index reached an almost two year high yesterday, as well as the USD against EUR. US...

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Daily Commentary | BoC remained dovishly on hold | 25/04/2019

The Loonie weakened yesterday, as the BoC remained dovishly on hold at +1.75%. The bank abandoned any rate hike plans for the near future as it “judges that an accommodative policy interest rate...

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Daily Commentary | BoC interest rate decision | 24/04/2019

Today during the American session (14:00, GMT), Bank of Canada is expected to release its interest rate decision. The bank is widely expected to remain on hold at +1.75% and currently CAD OIS...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains stable amidst thin trading | 23/04/2019

The greenback broadly maintained a sideways movement against most of its counterparts amidst thin trading. Also bear in mind that the US plans to end waivers for Iranian oil importers pushed the...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: April 22nd to 26th | Central banks interest rate decisions and US GDP eyed | 22/04/2019

We could see the Brexit negotiations once again affecting the pound in the absence of high impact UK financial releases this week. On the other hand we have a number of central bank’s interest...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains strong despite thin trading | 22/04/2019

The greenback maintained its strength, despite the thin trading since Friday, supported by the relative good shape of the US economy. It should be noted that also a slight gradual rise of the US...

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Daily Commentary | EUR weakens on soft PMIs, growth in doubt | 19/04/2019

The common currency weakened against the USD yesterday, as the April preliminary PMI’s released were deemed as soft. The weak PMIs are indicative of a weak economic activity in the Eurozone, with...

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Daily Commentary | AUD strengthens on tight labour market | 18/04/2019

The AUD strengthened during today’s Asian session as the Australian employment data pointed towards a tight labour market. Despite the unemployment rate ticking up, the employment change figure...

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