MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | BoJ remains on hold and JPY weakens somewhat | 23/01/2019

JPY weakened somewhat as BoJ’s interest rate decision was to remain on hold as was widely expected. The decision was accompanied by cuts in the forecasts for the core CPI rate in 2019/20 and a...

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Daily Commentary | USD holds as global growth warnings grow. | 22/01/2019

The USD remained relatively stable against a number of its counterparts yesterday, despite concerns for global growth growing. Just ahead of the Davos meeting starting today, the IMF issued a...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: January 21st to 25th | Brexit and interest rate decisions to move the markets.  | 21/01/2019

Entering the new week, Brexit is expected to continue to worry the markets as Theresa May is to lay out before the UK Parliament, her alternative Brexit plan. It should be noted though, that the...

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Daily Commentary | USD holds steady despite China’s slowdown | 21/01/2019

The USD remained steady against a number of currencies, despite the Chinese economy slowing down as expected. Hopes for an improvement in the US-Sino trading relationships seem to rise as the...

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Daily Commentary | Pound strengthens as market eyes soft Brexit | 18/01/2019

GBP strengthened against the USD yesterday, as trader’s optimism for a soft Brexit grew and that a no-deal Brexit could be avoided, according to analysts. Despite the fact that a number of...

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Daily Commentary | Theresa May wins confidence vote in UK Parliament | 17/01/2019

Theresa May won the motion for a confidence vote yesterday, tabled by the Labour party by a margin of 19 votes securing for the time being her position. Attention now, turns to Theresa May’s plan...

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Daily Commentary | UK Parliament rejects Theresa May’s Brexit deal | 16/01/2019

The UK government suffered a substantial defeat yesterday, as the UK Parliament rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plan with a difference of 230 votes, marking the worst parliamentary defeat for a...

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Daily Commentary | GBP braces for Brexit vote.  | 15/01/2019

The GBP got some support yesterday ahead of today’s Brexit vote as the EU sent its letter of reassurances about the Irish backstop issue. Despite the issue being a key point of friction in the UK...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: January 14th to 18th | Brexit and inflation rates to move the markets.  | 14/01/2019

Entering the new week on a fundamental basis, Brexit is expected to dominate the headlines as the UK parliament is to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Across the Atlantic, the intentions of the...

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Daily Commentary | NZD, AUD weaken on weak Chinese trade data | 14/01/2019

The Kiwi and the Aussie weakened during the Asian session today as the Chinese Trade data were released. Despite the data showing a widened trading surplus reaching 57 billion USD (vs. 51.5B...

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