MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | GBP jumps on Brexit headlines  | 05/11/2018

Cable opened with a positive gap on Monday morning as hopes for an orderly Brexit continued to grow. Sunday Times, reported that an all-UK customs deal is in the works between the UK and the EU....

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Daily Commentary | US-Sino disputes are one step closer to a deal | 02/11/2018

USD weakened against a number of its counterparts yesterday as risk sentiment improved after positive comments made about the US-Sino relationships. US President Trump stated that he and his...

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Daily Commentary | BoE interest rate decision amidst renewed Brexit hopes | 01/11/2018

BoE is to announce its interest rate decision today (12:00, GMT) and is widely expected to remain on hold at +0.75%. Currently, GBP OIS imply a probability of 98.35% for such a scenario and market...

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Daily Commentary | BoJ remains on hold as JPY weakens  | 31/10/2018

BoJ remained on hold at -0.10% as was widely expected, while there was little reaction on USD/JPY upon announcement. The Bank altered its July projections slightly to the downside as was also...

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Daily Commentary | USD firming on US-Sino relationships | 30/10/2018

The greenback was firm yesterday after media reported that the US is preparing to impose tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports. The measure could be enacted by early December, should the...

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Week Ahead | Week ahead: October 29th to November 2nd | US employment report and interest rate decisions expected to rattle the markets  | 29/10/2018

As the new week enters, Brexit negotiations and further developments in the inner political UK front are expected to continue to move the pound. However, also BoE’s interest rate decision cannot...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens on soft growth, worries continue | 29/10/2018

The greenback weakened against its major counterparts on a low US GDP growth rate on Friday, however the drop remained contained. On other news concerns seem to continue in the stock market...

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Daily Commentary | ECB remains on hold and the EUR weakens | 26/10/2018

ECB kept interest rates unchanged at 0.0%, however disappointing comments by Mario Draghi weakened the EUR. The bank reaffirmed yesterday, that its QE program would end this year and that it...

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Daily Commentary | BoC hikes and CAD strengthens  | 25/10/2018

Bank of Canada delivered yet another hike of 25 basis points yesterday, as was widely expected and the Loonie strengthened about 90 pips against the USD, upon release and shortly after. The...

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Daily Commentary | BoC interest rate decision | 24/10/2018

Bank of Canada is to release its interest rate decision today (14:00 GMT) and is expected to hike rates from +1.50% to +1.75%. Currently, CAD OIS imply a probability of 93.31%, for the bank to...

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