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European Central Bank
The long-term bullish wedge is playing out nicely and, even if it fails to reach the target in the year/s ahead, we remain confident the near to medium-term should provide bullish opportunities. The French elections, where a vote for populism didn’t dominate, provided the catalyst to send EURNZD hurtling higher....
Mario Draghi
With the ECB meeting looming, expectations of Trump's tax announcement and the ongoing French elections, low volatility has the potential to rise once more. Topics Markets Focus On ECB Trump Tax Plan Debt Ceiling & Macron Lower Volatility Presents Opportunity 1) Don’t Write Off Le Pen Just Yet The polling data was accurate...
Euro Vs Poud
The Euro-Sterling pair has a great deal of importance amid traders given the political events which are folding. The euro is more than likely to continue its rally against the sterling. The Euro literally crushed the Sterling on the back of the French election outcome. Macron is the leading canidate...
European Central Bank
*Le Pen and Macron facing each other in round two on the 7th of May. *CAC and Euro pop while Bond yields drop but not for long. *ECB Needs to play it’s A-game. *Fed would pay close attention to elections in France. We have the most eminent outcome of the French election, Macron...
France
As the polls close in France for round one of the presidential election, eyes will then shift to Asian markets to see how traders express their views on the event. France's election process: April 23rd:            1st Round vote: May 7th :            ...
Japanese Yen
Sentiment has shifted in the Euro's favour in recent sessions, despite potential for Euro crosses to experience higher volatility as the French election looms. One of the key components that helped send EURJPY lower – geopolitical tensions – appears to be on the backburner for now. We are approaching the...
Reserve Bank of Australia
Whilst the RBA await tools aimed at curbing lending to take effect, employment re-emerges as a potential catalyst for a further cut over the coming months, unless it picks up beyond expectations. The RBA appear increasingly concerned with the employment situation, where today’s minutes finished off by stating employment “warranted...
US Dollar
*Trump made headlines again which pushed the dollar lower *VIX spike may be sending a wrong signal The sentiment in the markets is generally adverse today. The current risk factor has a wide spectrum ranging from North Korea escalating the geopolitical uncertainty, US and Russian relationship at their new low, the...
Australian Dollar
Employment was a positive set overall for the Australian economy, with full-time employment change and the participation rate pointing towards underlying improvement. AUD extended its rebound from 0.749 fuelled by the data and a dovish Trump. Employment data provided AUD a further boost today, after Donald trump sent the Greenback...
British Pound
The GBP has moved higher across all but the Japanese Yen surrounding the haven flows of geopolitics. Yet whilst GBPJPY could be on the cusp of breaking key support, GBPAUD could still break higher. Consumer confidence tracked business confidence lower today as concerns were raised about the economic outlook for...
US Dollar Japanese Yen
Technically, USDJPY sits between a rock and a hard place of support and resistance, yet there is potential for a break below 110 if the current sentiment remains and US data goes against the Dollar. The safe-haven inflows for USD and JPY over the recent sessions can be seen with...
Australian Dollar
Whilst the slight reduction in home lending will be welcomed by RBA, their attention may be more on the downside movs on AUD in recent sessions which suggests key levels could be on the verge of breaking. The RBA are increasingly concerned with the growth in household lending and one...
Donald Trump
US launches airstrikes on Syria and investors are rattled by this event. The US NFP and the meeting between China and US remain the focus for investors Safe haven could be your trade of the day as traders have started to scratch their head as the US launched missiles on...
Reserve Bank of Australia
With RBA, reluctant to cut or raise in the months to come, they rely on the Fed to increase their trajectory and help AUD move lower to help with the recovery. Meanwhile, AUDJPY appears set to continue its decline. Read the Full Statement Some indicators of conditions in the labour...
Australian Dollar
Profit taking at the 1.10 was an obvious outcome and, whilst we remain bullish overall, we are on guard for a deeper correction and a better price to consider re-joining the trend. This week has been very light on data for Australia and New Zealand, leaving Fed talks, Brexit and...
Brexit
Theresa May has signed Article 50 and the letter will be delivered to Mr Donald Tusk who will have 48 hours to respond. The day has finally arrived when Theresa May, the British prime minister, will trigger Article 50 which will put the process in motion under which the UK...
British Pound
Whilst we acknowledge that the British Pound could indeed be in for a rough ride over the coming month, or even years, we also suspect that it may be preparing for a bullish move against the Yen and possible AUD. Whilst we acknowledge that the British Pound could indeed be...
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...

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