MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD strengthens on easing of trade tensions | 27/08/2019

The USD strengthened yesterday during the European session, as the US-Sino trade tensions eased somewhat. Media report that US President Donald Trump had stated that Chinese officials had...

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Daily Commentary | USD tumbles as trade war tensions rise | 26/08/2019

The USD tumbled against a number of its counterparts on Friday as the US-Sino trade war escalated further. The escalation started as China announced counter-tariffs on imports from the US yet the...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: August 26th to 31st | US-Sino tensions and Eurozone’s HICP rate in focus  | 23/08/2019

On Monday the Jackson Hole symposium will be over, yet the effects of Powell’s speech may still be visible on the USD. However, it should be noted that Jackson Hole is not the only event until the...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains steady ahead of Powell’s speech | 23/08/2019

The USD moved in a tight range against a number of other currencies yesterday as the market awaits Fed Chairman Powell’s speech at Jackson Hole. The speech is expected to be of high profile and...

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Daily Commentary | USD gains on Fed minutes  | 22/08/2019

The USD gained some ground against other currencies yesterday as the Fed’s minutes calmed aggressive expectations for future rate cuts. The minutes showed that the Fed was deeply divided as to...

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Daily Commentary | USD weaker ahead of Jackson Hole symposium | 21/08/2019

The USD weakened against a number of other currencies yesterday, as the US Index retreated from yesterday’s highs. Analysts tend to note that the USD weakened due to a slipping of the US yields...

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Daily Commentary | Aussie moved by RBA minutes  | 20/08/2019

During today’s Asian session, RBA released the minutes of its last meeting. The document states that the bank would consider additional policy easing if needed and that it will assess developments...

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Daily Commentary | Safe havens under pressure? | 19/08/2019

Analysts tend to note lately that safe-haven currencies may be coming under pressure as markets expect central banks to release new stimulus. Such stimulus could provide a boost for the slowing...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: August 19th to 23rd|FOMC Meeting Minutes along with multiple PMI’s create interest  | 16/08/2019

The current global economic uncertainty all over the world could be intensified in the week ahead as the market will be paying close attention to the FOMC meeting minutes for further updates on...

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Daily Commentary | US financial data thrives | 16/08/2019

Yesterday, the US core retail sales and retail sales reports came out very positive surpassing expectations. Retail sales increased to +0.7%mom compared to previous +0.3% mom and Core Retail Sales...

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