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January 19, 2017
Greenback pares losses on hawkish Yellen
The U.S. dollar did an about turn yesterday after the Fed Chair; Janet Yellen said that the prospects for further rate hikes increased with the economy near its maximum employment and inflation moving towards the Fed's 2% goal...
January 18, 2017
Pound Sterling soars on PM May's Brexit speech
The British pound posted strong gains yesterday with the Prime Minister Theresa May outlining her vision for Brexit and the parliamentary approval of the Brexit deal...
January 17, 2017
Yen strengthens as markets jittery ahead of May's press conference
The U.S. dollar was trading weak yesterday in a holiday thin trading session. The Japanese yen strengthened strongly in the early hours today as investors turn cautious ahead of the British PM...
January 16, 2017
Busy start to the GBP with Carney speech
U.S. markets are closed today on account of Martin Luther King Day. Economic data is quiet ahead of another busy week. The Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney will be speaking later this afternoon and his comments come a day before the British PM Theresa May will be holding her press conference on Brexit...
January 12, 2017
Trump's presser fails to impress dollar bulls
The U.S. dollar was volatile in yesterday's trading session as the dollar index edged higher to a 5-day intraday high at 102.96 before giving up the gains by the end of the day. Investors were disappointed as the first official press conference by the President-elect...
January 11, 2017
Markets optimistic on Trump's press conference
The U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump will be holding his first official press conference at 1500 GMT today, since winning the elections in November last year. Investors will be closely watching the event on hopes of further details on the proposed fiscal stimulus plans...
January 10, 2017
Sterling hit on May's comments
The British pound extended losses by the end of the day yesterday closing at a 3-month low of 1.2162 on renewed concerns of a "hard" Brexit. The British PM, May told on Sunday that Britain would not keep bits of EU membership sparking concerns of a hard Brexit...
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January 9, 2017
GBP slips on PM May's comments on Brexit
The British pound came under pressure in early Asian trading this morning as the UK's Prime Minister, Theresa May said that Britain would definitively break away from the EU, in a televised interview even as the country is yet to begin any negotiations with the European Union...
January 5, 2017
Dollar buying pauses on FOMC meeting minutes
The U.S. dollar rally paused yesterday, into the FOMC meeting minutes, closing on a bearish note. Price action followed through by gapping lower in Asian trading session this morning as the dollar index is seen approaching 101.75 support level...
January 3, 2017
Markets open a busy day
Traders will be coming back to their desks as normal trading conditions resume amid a busy day which will see a lot of economic data from both sides of the Atlantic...
December 30, 2016
It's the last trading day of the year
The U.S. dollar gapped lower in today's session, giving a short term boost to the euro which rallied above 1.0600 before giving up its gains. In yesterday's session, the weekly unemployment claims showed a modestly better than expected print as claims rose 265k, less than forecasted...
December 27, 2016
Markets open amid a quiet trading session
The currency markets look to a quiet trading day with the UK and Canada closed on account of bank holidays. Overnight Japan's inflation data showed further deterioration in the core CPI as the Tokyo and the National core CPI figures fell 0.6% and 0.4% respectively...
December 23, 2016
GBP looks to the final GDP revision
The third quarter final GDP from the UK will be the main data point for today in Europe. Forecasts point to a 0.5% increase in the third quarter, unchanged from the second estimates...
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December 22, 2016
U.S. dollar looks to final GDP revision and durable goods
The U.S. dollar closed slightly bearish yesterday with price action staying a bit muted for the most part on the lack of any fundamental drivers in the markets. Looking ahead, it will be a busy day for the greenback as traders look to the final third quarter revised GDP estimates...
December 21, 2016
Markets maintain risk appetite as euro flushed lower
Equity markets continued to push higher yesterday as risk appetite improved sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to trade just a few points below the symbolic 20,000 level as the markets continue to maintain the bullish momentum albeit signs of stalling...
December 20, 2016
Yen weaker as BoJ leaves policy unchanged
The Japanese yen was trading weaker against its peers in early Asian trading session today as the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged as expected. The BoJ left the short term target rates steady at -0.10% while leaving the 10-year Japanese bond yield target at near zero...
December 19, 2016
U.S. dollar opens on a weaker note amid a quiet calendar
The U.S. dollar closed bearish on Friday forming an inside bar with the price action currently seen extending the bearish momentum. The economic calendar is quiet today with no major news releases of interest with the exception of the German Ifo business climate data...
December 16, 2016
Yen continues to weaken as USDJPY runs through 118.00
The Japanese yen continued to weaken against a stronger U.S. dollar as USDJPY breached 118.00 level, last seen during February this year. Yesterday's economic data included U.S. consumer price index which rose 1.7% on a year over year basis...
December 15, 2016
Fed hikes rates as expected, BoE in focus
The U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the fed funds target rate by 25 basis points bringing the short-term interest rates to 0.75%, as expected by the markets. The central bank also signaled three rate hikes next year...
December 14, 2016
Busy day for the markets: FOMC, Retail Sales, UK jobs
The markets will be looking to a packed day, especially from the U.S. and the UK. While the Fed's rate decision is due at 1900 GMT, U.S. retail sales and PPI figures will be coming out earlier in the day adding to the noise...
December 13, 2016
UK inflation expected to rise in November
While the FOMC meeting remains the key event this week, on the economic front, it is a busy week for the British pound, starting with today's inflation data. Economists polled expect consumer prices to rise 1.10% in November...

December 12, 2016
U.S. dollar eyes FOMC
With the FOMC meeting coming up on Wednesday, the U.S. dollar remains supported above the 100 psychological level as investors brace for another rate hike...
December 9, 2016
Euro slips as ECB extends QE by 9-months
The single currency was weaker after the European Central Bank decided yesterday that it would continue with its bond purchases program. The ECB extended its QE plans from March 2017 to the end of the year...
December 8, 2016
U.S. equities post a new record high. Euro looks to ECB meeting
U.S. equities edged higher to post new highs in yesterday's trading marking one of the strongest one day gains since the November elections. The DJIA gained 1.6% while the S&P500 closed with 1.3% gains...
December 7, 2016
U.S. dollar recovers from Monday lows
The U.S. dollar index managed to recover from a 14-day low on Monday at 99.87 with prices turning bullish yesterday. However, the gains remain limited within Monday's range with further upside likely to see the 100.80 resistance being established...
December 6, 2016
Euro shrugs off Italian referendum results rallying to a 2-week high
The single currency opened Monday on a bearish note but managed to pare losses as investors brushed aside the Italian referendum results. EURUSD closed at a 2-week high right near the resistance level of 1.0765 as noted in yesterday's commentary...
December 5, 2016
Euro down but not out as Italy votes no!
Politics are setting the tone for Monday trading with all eyes on Europe. While Austria presidential polls delivered a defeat to the far-right candidate Norbert Hofer...
December 2, 2016
Payrolls Friday. USDJPY doji, third time's a charm
Its payrolls Friday and the markets are expecting to see a solid print for November following Wednesday's ADP payrolls increase. Yesterday, the ISM and Markit's manufacturing PMI showed a strong increase in the reading...
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December 1, 2016
OPEC deal sends energy stocks higher
OPEC leaders agreed yesterday to curb production by 32.5 million barrels, formalizing the Algiers Accord. The agreement sent oil prices shooting up by over 9% on the day leading energy stocks higher as well...
November 30, 2016
Doubts on OPEC deal keep markets on the edge
The OPEC meeting in Vienna is due today, and the markets are unsure on the outcome of the meeting. After what seemed like positive news following the information agreement in Algiers, the increase in production levels since October and the continuing disagreement between Saudi Arabia...
November 29, 2016
Traders undecided on the U.S. dollar as OPEC and Italy referendum uncertainty
The U.S. dollar continued to push lower yesterday, but prices closed flat by the end of the day, putting to question on whether the greenback will be posting the correction. The uncertainty from OPEC and this weekend's referendum in Italy remain the high risk events that could keep traders on the edge of their seats...
January 19, 2017
GBPUSD Retreats Post Surge on Theresa May’s Hard Brexit Speech
Trump stated on Tuesday that a strong dollar is risky to the US economy, as it weakens competitiveness of US exports and corporate profits...
January 19, 2017
Greenback pares losses on hawkish Yellen
The U.S. dollar did an about turn yesterday after the Fed Chair; Janet Yellen said that the prospects for further rate hikes increased with the economy near its maximum employment and inflation moving towards the Fed's 2% goal...
January 18, 2017
Stock markets continued to stabilise
German HICP confirmed at 1.7% y/y, as expected, with prices up 1.0% m/m. The sharp acceleration from just 0.7% y/y in November was mainly due to base effects from lower energy prices and the breakdown showed that prices for heating oil jumped 21.9% y/y in December...