MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | Theresa May gets backing of Cabinet for Brexit deal | 15/11/2018

The pound strengthened yesterday and during today’s Asian session, as UK’s PM got the Cabinet’s approval for the Brexit deal negotiated. The deal is considered as allowing the UK to avoid the...

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Daily Commentary | UK-EU strike draft Brexit deal | 14/11/2018

The pound strengthened yesterday, as it was announced that a draft Brexit deal with the EU was reached. The deal is to be presented to the UK Cabinet on Wednesday in order to be signed off in...

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Daily Commentary | Rome-Brussels stand-off escalates  | 13/11/2018

The EU Commission could be escalating its confrontation with Italy regarding Italy’s budget deficit. Italy’s deadline to deliver a revised budget, after the first draft was rejected by the...

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Week Ahead | November 12th to 16th | Markets after the Midterms and the FOMC  | 12/11/2018

As the new week enters, Brexit tensions seem to be rocking the pound as the negotiations could be characterized as slow but focused on the objective of reaching a deal. On the other hand the...

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Daily Commentary | Dollar retains support from hawkish Fed | 12/11/2018

The USD was supported against its major counterparts by expectations of further monetary tightening by the Fed. The greenback also gained due to the interest rate differentials of the Fed with...

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Daily Commentary | Dollar firms on hawkish Fed | 09/11/2018

The Fed kept interest rates steady, as was widely expected yesterday at +2.25% and kept a hawkish tone in the accompanying statement. The bank confirmed its policy of monetary tightening and paved...

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Daily Commentary | RBNZ remains on hold, but slightly more hawkish | 08/11/2018

RBNZ remained on hold at +1.75%, as was widely expected yesterday, however sounded a bit more hawkish in the accompanying statement. The bank moved the next possible rate hike a bit earlier in Q2...

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Daily Commentary | RBNZ Interest rate decision | 07/11/2018

RBNZ is to release its interest rate decision in the American session (20:00, GMT) today and is widely expected to remain on hold at +1.75%. Currently NZD OIS imply a probability of 98.45% for the...

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Daily Commentary | AUD has little reaction on RBA’s interest rate decision | 06/11/2018

RBA remained on hold at +1.50% as was widely expected with little change to the accompanying statement in comparison to last month. Main highlights that could be mentioned would be the progress on...

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Week Ahead | November 5th to 9th | US Midterm elections and central banks to draw the market’s attention | 05/11/2018

As the new week enters, new hopes regarding the Brexit negotiations seem to be on the table, while GBP traders will be having an eye out for the release of UK Services PMI for October and...

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