MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | Pound rallies as new Brexit deal arises | 12/03/2019

The pound rose rallied yesterday and during today’s Asian session, as UK’s Theresa May and EU Commission President Juncker announced that they struck an improved deal about the Irish backstop....

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: March 11th to 15th| Brexit and BoJ interest rate decision eyed  | 11/03/2019

Entering the new week in the fundamentals, we expect Brexit to be front and center, as the UK Parliament is expected to have its next sitting for Brexit on the 12th of March and also have possible...

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Daily Commentary | USD corrects up and steadies as global growth worries grow. | 11/03/2019

The USD seems to steady and nudge up a bit as global growth worries increase after the release of a disappointing NFP figure on Friday. The NFP figure came out at 20k far lower than what was...

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Daily Commentary | ECB remains dovishly on hold and the EUR tumbles. | 08/03/2019

As expected the ECB remained on hold at 0.0%, yet had a clearly dovish approach in its accompanying statement and economic projections. The bank changed its forward guidance on interest rates and...

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Daily Commentary | BoC remains dovishly on hold and the CAD weakens | 07/03/2019

BoC remained on hold at +1.75% yesterday as was widely expected and CAD weakened as a dovish tone seemed to prevail in the accompanying statement. The bank has removed its explicit hawkish bias...

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Daily Commentary | BoC Interest rate decision | 06/03/2019

The BoC is to release its interest rate decision today (15:00, GTM) and is widely expected to remain on hold at +1.75%. Currently CAD OIS imply a probability of 97% for such a scenario and market...

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Daily Commentary | RBA remains on hold and the AUD gets a small boost.  | 05/03/2019

The RBA remained on hold at +1.50% as was widely expected and the Aussie got a small boost during today’s Asian session. There were no major changes in the accompanying statement and more or less...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: March 4th to 9th| Central bank interest rate decisions along with US employment report to be the highlights of the week.  | 04/03/2019

Entering the new week in the fundamentals, we expect Brexit to take a backseat this week, as the UK Parliament is expected to have its next sitting for Brexit on the 12th of March. In the US...

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Daily Commentary | US and China close to a trade deal  | 04/03/2019

Hopes grew for a possible deal between the US and China, to close their tariff disputes during today’s Asian session. Hopes were fueled by a media report on Sunday, stating that China and the US...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens on rising yields and solid GDP | 01/03/2019

The USD strengthened against the Yen yesterday, as the US GDP growth rate exceeded expectations and US treasury yields rose. Analysts point out that the dollar may have gotten a clean break, after...

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