MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD strengthens amidst trade tensions | 28/11/2018

The USD strengthened as US trade tensions intensified yesterday, while at the same time Fed officials made some hawkish comments. Media stated, that the US President could impose tariffs on...

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Daily Commentary | President Trump’s comments strengthen USD  | 27/11/2018

The USD strengthened as worries about the US- Sino trade relationships intensified after a comment made by US President Trump. In an interview, US president Trump stated that he expects to...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains in safe haven mode | 26/11/2018

The USD strengthened against a number of its peers on Friday as worries about a possible global growth slowdown grew. The safe haven qualities of the greenback provided it with some support even...

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Daily Commentary | UK and EU agree on draft text for future relationship | 23/11/2018

The GBP strengthened yesterday as the UK and EU reached a draft deal regarding their future relationships. The draft deal sounded more generic and underscored the intention of the two parties to...

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Daily Commentary | EUR strengthens on hopes for Italian issue | 22/11/2018

The EUR strengthened despite Brussels taking the first step towards disciplining Italy about it’s budget deficit. The European Commission stated yesterday that Italy was in breach of EU fiscal...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthened by safe haven qualities | 21/11/2018

The USD strengthened against a number of its counterparts yesterday, as its safe haven qualities gathered support. Yesterday’s stock market rout, turned investors towards the greenback, as risk...

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Daily Commentary | USD continues to weaken on further dovish comments | 20/11/2018

The USD weakened against a number of its counterparts yesterday, as new dovish comments by Fed officials were made. Specifically, NY Fed President Williams stated that the Fed’s rate hikes will...

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Week Ahead | November 19th to 23rd | Brexit Saga, Fed officials and US-Sino trade relationships in focus  | 19/11/2018

In a rather quiet week ahead we could see the GBP continuing to be rocked by Brexit headlines as the EU summit draws near. At the other side of the Channel the Italian issue could continue to...

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Daily Commentary | USD drops on Fed official’s comments | 19/11/2018

The USD bulls may start losing steam, as the Fed’s officials made some worrying comments about global growth and trade wars. Comments made by Fed’s Richard Clarida indicated caution about a...

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Daily Commentary | Theresa May fights for her political survival  | 16/11/2018

The pound had a heavy drop against a number of currencies yesterday, as two senior ministers resigned, plunging the government into crisis. As a result, cable suffered one of its steepest drops in...

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