MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | RBNZ Interest rate decision in focus | 26/03/2019

The RBNZ is to announce its interest rate decision tomorrow during the Asian session (01:00, GMT) and is widely expected to remain on hold. Currently NZD OIS imply a probability of 98.95% for the...

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Daily Commentary | Fears of a global economy slowdown increase. | 25/03/2019

The EUR was the biggest looser on Friday as German preliminary manufacturing data for March showed substantially decreased economic activity and the German Mfg PMI dropped to its lowest level in...

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Daily Commentary | USD corrects higher after FOMC decision drop. | 22/03/2019

The USD was stronger yesterday as a correction at higher grounds took place yesterday after the drop caused by the FOMC interest rate decision on Wednesday. Investors seemed to favor USD long...

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Daily Commentary | The Fed decided to remain on hold, probably for the rest of the year. | 21/03/2019

The FOMC as was widely expected decided to remain on hold at +2.5% in a unanimous decision. The USD weakened across the board, as the dot plot showed that no rate hike was to be expected in 2019,...

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Daily Commentary | FOMC interest rate decision | 20/03/2019

The FOMC will be releasing its interest rate decision later today (18:00, GMT) and is expected to remain on hold at +2.50%. Feds Funds Futures imply a probability for the bank to remain on hold of...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens ahead of FOMC meeting | 19/03/2019

The US dollar was on the retreat yesterday once again and during today’s Asian session, ahead of the FOMC’s meeting. Markets seem to expect that the FOMC would adopt an even more dovish policy on...

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Daily Commentary | The greenback on the retreat after Friday’s weak data | 18/03/2019

The US dollar was on the retreat yesterday and during today’s Asian session, as a number of soft data were released. Investors seem to expect that the soft data may dovishly affect the Fed’s...

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Daily Commentary | The pound takes a breather as the UK Parliament approves a delay of Brexit date. | 15/03/2019

The UK Parliament approved the government’s motion for a delay of the Brexit date and the pound remained relatively stable. The motion provides the option for the government to ask the EU for a...

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Daily Commentary | Pound rallies as UK Parliament rejects no deal Brexit | 14/03/2019

The UK Parliament rejected a no deal Brexit yesterday evening and the pound rallied as the danger of a hard Brexit was taken off the table. Market focus now turns to tonight’s vote, when the UK...

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Daily Commentary | Pound tumbles as Theresa May’s deal is being rejected  | 13/03/2019

The pound tumbled against a number of its counterparts, as UK’s Attorney General had stated that legal risks arising from the revised Brexit deal remained the same, strengthening argumentation of...

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