MARKET INSIGHTS

Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: August 5th - 9th | RBA, RBNZ and GDP rates to provide direction | 02/08/2019

With a very eventful week nearing its end, the next seems to be less turbulent, yet still could shake the markets. From New Zealand and Australia, we get RBNZ’s and RBA’s interest rate decisions...

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Daily Commentary | Trump breaks truce with China | 02/08/2019

US President Trump tweeted yesterday that he will impose new tariffs of 10% on 300 Billion USD worth of Chinese imports by September 1st. The main reason cited for the move is the slow pace of...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens, despite Fed’s rate cut | 01/08/2019

The Fed decided to cut rates by 25 basis points yesterday, lowering them to the 2.00% -2.25% range. Despite the cut the USD strengthened as Fed’s Chairman Jerome Powell, suggested that the easing...

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Daily Commentary | All eyes on the FED  | 31/07/2019

All eyes are on the FED, as today at 18:00 (GMT) the FOMC is to release its interest rate decision, and is expected to cut rates for the first time in 8 years. Fed Fund Futures imply a probability...

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Daily Commentary | BOJ remains on hold and the Yen shows little reaction | 30/07/2019

As was widely expected, BoJ maintained its interest rate at -0.10%, which caused little reaction on the JPY. The bank also left unchanged the guidance on interest rates, as it will keep current...

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Daily Commentary | USD keeps gains after GDP release | 29/07/2019

The USD remained rather strong against a number of its counterparts after the release for the preliminary US GDP for Q2. The GDP growth rate outperformed expectations reducing worries for a...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: July 29th to 2nd of August | Introduction | 26/07/2019

Introduction:

Very fortunately, traders have a very busy weak ahead and the market could provide unexpected trading opportunities. We have three Interest rate decisions coming up...

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Daily Commentary | ECB remains on hold but acknowledges weaknesses  | 26/07/2019

The ECB remained on hold yesterday as was expected keeping rates at 0.00%. However, the ECB president kept it real with the press emphasizing the fact that the situation is getting worse and...

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Daily Commentary | ECB interest rate decision | 25/07/2019

The ECB is to release its interest rate decision today and is expected to remain on hold at 0.0%.EUR OIS imply a probability of 52.15% for the bank to remain on hold at the current stage. However...

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Daily Commentary | The IMF provides its global economic review  | 24/07/2019

The international monetary fund cut its forecast for global growth to 3.2% for 2019 and to 3.5% for 2020. The fund named weakening inflation and softening economic activity along with trade...

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