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Theresa May
The dollar weakens as Trump faces another setback which has pulled the investor sentiment lower while Theresa May comes under the spotlight as she files for Brexit We often hear the term, “the good, the bad, and the ugly.” However, the markets are only receiving two of those choices today...
Donald Trump
Sterling and FTSE relation reversing before Theresa May triggers the article 50. The Fed speeches and the US health care bill going to bring more volatility for the market. Today will be prominently dominated by various speeches from the Fed. Charles Evans of the Chicago Fed; St Louis’ Fed president,...
UK
UK's retail sales data is going to command a major attention. traders are going to keep a close eye on Healthcare plan and Yellen's speech Today is all about two important events that will drive the trading action. The repercussions of these events are not only limited to today, but...
British Pound
The relationship between oil, producer and consumer prices will continue to be under scrutiny over the coming months as markets decipher if BoE will indeed raise. GBPAUD shows sign of the bounce higher we highlighted last week. Producer prices fell short of the mark overnight, whilst inflation continued to soar...
Gold
The precious metal is under pressure but not for long as the fundamentals are still supporting the upward bias. SPDR gold trust ETF holding has dropped further yesterday from 834 metric tons to 830.25 metric tons representing a change of -3.85%. This is mainly due to the reason that investors...
Theresa May
Traders are paying more attentions towards the dollar as the Fed will gain more attention once again this week. Theresa May will start her tour around the country in a bid to unite the country Last week ended on bit of a high as the US markets were able to...
Bank of England
Dutch Prime minister beats the Freedom party comfortably and creates more comfortable environment for investors while BOE is under watch. Dutch Elections Puts end to nonsense Populism It is all over and public has put an end to the nonsense populist concept which started with Brexit. Dutch prime minister Mark...
Europe
Markets eagerly wait the future projection of the US rate hike which will determine the path of the dollar while crude oil rebounds ahead of inventory data. When it comes to the dollar, traders will remain on the sideline ahead of the FOMC meeting. However, it is important that we...
Federal Reserve FOMC Stocks
A snapshot look at calendar events and potential market catalysts for next week. The US are on track to raise interest rates next week. Futures markets have woken up to this prospects, yet traction in the US Dollar still needs some convincing it seems. We will provide a complete break...
Gold and Oil buckled under the Dollar pressure, with Oil having spent perhaps too long at the highs with record net long exposure. With NDP and FED's meeting over the next 7 days, commodities may provide opportunities around these Dollar centric events. Elsewhere, Milk futures continue to drag the NZ Dollar...
Mario Draghi
Tomorrow's meeting really comes down to if there are any clues, however subtle, for the ECB to taper. This would likely become a buy signal for traders, although recent moves on EURJPY, EURNZD and EURUSD suggest bullish sentiment could already be building. 1.05-0563 remains the key range for EUR...
Australia
RBA held rates as widely expected, making the 18-pip spike prior to the release the more interesting talking point. Overall RBA remains cautiously upbeat and we expect no changes this year without lower inflation or employment weakness. The RBA provided a balanced view of the domestic economy, an improved look...
Mario Draghi
Mergers and acquisition space is getting a lot of attention this morning with a number of firms out with the major news. Today is all about mergers and acquisition and this what driving the sentiment. However, European markets are poised to open lower ahead of a busy week which is...
Federal Reserve
Fed overshadowed Trump's speech and the dollar index has become the major focus among investors. President Trump used a slightly different approach last night in his speech which makes you think if someone new has joined his administration who has taught him how to tame things. The fear was that...
Donald Trump
President Trump will give his speech about infrastructure today and the elements which are under focus are equity markets, currency market and commodity market. Was there any disappointment yesterday when some details were released ahead of Mr Trump’s most anticipated speech? Well, yes. It turns out that we are not...
US Dollar
The dollar trading lower while Bitcoin made another record high as markets started to wiegh the impact of promised tax and fiscal plans by Donald Trump. RBS dissappoints once again but on the path to receovery We start the day on a slight downer as a subdued session over on...
Australian Dollar
It was only a couple of weeks ago, we were pondering a break lower for AUDNZD and for it to move towards multi-decade lows. Yes, the sudden stance in policy from their respective central banks now sees it on the brink of breaking to a 9-month high. AUDNZD has been...
Reserve Bank of Australia
Today's minutes reaffirmed our view that there is no compelling reason to expect a rate change from RBA, in either direction, for some time to come. The Australian Dollar traded lower following the release of RBA's Feb minutes, and whilst it remains within a bullish channel and supported by the...
Donald Trump
Trump's executive order may gauage more attention while Greece debt aid installement is a major concern for investors. The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has promised that he will provide more details on his security and tax plans in the coming weeks. Although his security plans may be...
The massive rally for the equity market catches its breath while gold is holding on to its yearly gains despite Fed talking about rate hike. After a massive rally, investors have decided to take some profit off the table, a sensible strategy. US equities closed lower last night after their...
China
With producer and consumer inflation hitting multi-year highs once more, the reflation trade receives further fuel. Inflationary pressures continue to explode across China, with producer and consumer prices hitting multi-year highs once more. China is a bellwether for the global economy and further reinforces the hawkish stable we’re seeing from...
Australian Dollar
Trump provided three bullish queues for AUDJPY's bullish gap this morning, all hinging around improved international relations with Asia and talks of lower taxes and regulations in US. For the last few weeks we had monitored price action on AUDJPY and noted the attempt to return to the post-Trump highs...
France
Today is an important day for traders and the event could bring some serious turmoil in the market. Not many people are paying attention to it.   French and Italian sovereign debt will be rated by Moody. The rating agency looks at a number of factors when it comes to issue...
Australian Dollar
Technically we see a potential scenario playing out where a swing high may form over the coming session/s. Additionally the political landscape favours GBP to remain under pressure whilst higher commodity prices likely to favour AUD. From an economic perspective, indications for the UK over the coming months remain supportive...
Brent Oil
Crude oil will be under focus after the API investary data confirmed supply glut while the dollar battles with Trump and the Fed. Let’s begin today with the basics; the higher the price, the higher the supply. That’s what we are looking at as the US API inventory data released...
European Central Bank
France and Germany keeping investors on their toes while BP printed another disappointing quarter due to weaker demand. Euro is irreversible, that is the message by the president of the European Central Bank. His comments were directed to those individuals who think that they can call a referendum and leave...
German Economy
Another smashing reading from Germany on the back of lower euro surprised the market while traders  are focused towards article 50 The German Factory orders m/m data has laid out a very solid picture for the economic engine of the Eurozone. The number released surged to a best level since...
US Dollar
With several USD markets sat near technical junctures, the bullish or bearish Dollar sentiment following today's NFP could dictate sentiment going into next week. Matt Simpson takes a technical look.
ISM manufacturing powered ahead in January, ignoring potential signs of weakness from some US regional and Asian PMI's earlier this week to suggest continued strength in the US economy. The headline PMI and its' own leading sub-indices, new orders and production all rose in unison to show that 2017 is...
Apple
Economic data is the major focus for traders while Apple produced stellar number European markets and US futures are trading higher on the back of more upbeat economic data out of  Europe and China. France and Spain have taken the crown among their peers when it comes to manufacturing PMI...

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