MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | USD strengthens against JPY ahead of US employment report release | 05/04/2019

The greenback strengthened yesterday against the Yen and marked a three week high, as trade optimism continues to fuel the pair. US President Trump stated yesterday that China and the US are...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens on trade optimism | 04/04/2019

The greenback weakened yesterday as hopes on a trade deal between the US and China fueled a risk on mood for the markets. US White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow stated yesterday that the US...

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Daily Commentary | Aussie strengthens on hopes for US-Sino negotiations | 03/04/2019

The Aussie strengthened yesterday and during today’s Asian session against the greenback as hopes revived for further progress in the US-Sino negotiations. The hopes were instigated by a Financial...

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Daily Commentary | RBA keeps interest rates unchanged and the Aussie loses ground | 02/04/2019

RBA kept its interest rate level unchanged at +1.50%, as was expected during today’s Asian session and AUD weakened against the USD at the release. In its accompanying statement the bank mentioned...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: March 18th to 22nd | Brexit and FOMC interest rate decision front and center  | 01/04/2019

Entering the new week in the fundamentals, we expect Brexit to be one of the main fundamental issues for the week, once again. It should be noted though that the GBP could also be influenced by a...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: April 1st to 5th | US Employment report and RBA Interest Rate Decision in the spotlight | 01/04/2019

In the week ahead, we see most fundamental interest being placed on the US Sino talks along with Brexit developments. We believe these two matters are of crucial importance affecting the global...

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Daily Commentary | Eurozone: Cooling down but not in recession | 01/04/2019

Dutch central bank Governor Klaas Knot expects the euro zone economy to perform better in the second quarter after an upsetting start in 2019. He referred to ECB’s plan to provide extra liquidity...

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Daily Commentary | US: Progressing talks on trade deal but lower GDP | 29/03/2019

Encouraging talks are said to be taking place on the US Sino issue in the latest days. Various reports indicate the US has made demands for China to change and improve conduct of U.S. intellectual...

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Daily Commentary | ECB: Mario Draghi provides mixed up picture for the Eurozone | 28/03/2019

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi made additional dovish comments on Wednesday, saying they may postpone hiking interest rates if required. However, on a more positive tone he...

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Daily Commentary | Brexit: Crucial day ahead | 27/03/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May aims for a last-minute support on her Brexit deal in Parliament on Wednesday night. Various reports indicate some new optimism on the matter as it seems some...

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