MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | Powell’s dovish testimony weakens the USD  | 11/07/2019

USD weakened substantially yesterday across the board, as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell had a clearly dovish tone in his testimony before the US congress yesterday. The Fed’s Chairman underscored...

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Daily Commentary | BoC Interest rate decision  | 10/07/2019

Bank of Canada is to release its interest rate decision today (14:00, GMT) and is widely expected to remain on hold at +1.75%. Currently CAD OIS imply a probability for the bank to remain on hold...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: July 8th to 12th | Fed’s stance and BoC interest rate decision in focus  | 08/07/2019

Fed’s stance and BoC interest rate decision in focus.

With the week expected to begin with any the repercussions of the release of the US employment report for June still...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens on high NFP figure | 08/07/2019

The greenback had substantial gains against many of its counterparts on Friday as the June Non Farm Payrolls exceeded consensus expectations. The NFP figure rose to 224k exceeding consensus of...

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Daily Commentary |  AUD/USD stabilizes after yesterday’s rally | 04/07/2019

The Aussie strengthened against the USD yesterday, marking a two-month high, however stabilized during the Asian session. The rally occurred as media report that the Australian government seems...

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Daily Commentary | US and China agree a trade ceasefire at G20 meeting | 01/07/2019

The presidents of the two largest economies struck a ceasefire in their trade wars on the G20 meeting, in Osaka, on Saturday. The ceasefire is according to reports, open-ended, providing some...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: July 1st to 5th | In the aftermath of the G20 meeting and ahead of the US employment report.  | 28/06/2019

With the week expected to begin with any possible repercussions of the G20 summit, especially of the Trump-Xi meeting and ending with the US employment report for June, we could see volatility...

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Daily Commentary | Markets eye the G20 meeting | 28/06/2019

The USD remained rather stable yesterday, as expectations about the G20 meeting are flooding the markets. Market participants eye especially the Trump-Xi meeting, as it could render a breakthrough to...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens on easing worries about Fed’s intentions | 26/06/2019

The USD seems to strengthen somewhat, as Fed officials seem to lower the market’s dovish expectations. Fed Chair Powell stressed in a speech yesterday, the Fed’s independence from US President...

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Daily Commentary | USD maintains bearish mood, while tensions rise | 25/06/2019

The USD weakened further yesterday against a number of its counterparts as the currency continues its bearish walk. US bond yields dropped as well, contributing to the dollar’s weakness and some...

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