Forex Market Analysis

Chinese Manufacturing PMI Data Declined in April, Coming in at 50.1

Chinese Manufacturing PMI came in below expectations for April 2019, hitting 50.1 versus an expectation of 50.5. This still indicates growth for the world’s second-largest economy.

Charts of the Week: USOIL extends slide; risk of USD/CAD short squeeze increases

USOIL extends slide; risk of USD/CAD short squeeze increases

The Gold:Oil Ratio - What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

The Gold:Oil ratio provides a long term benchmark for the price of the respective assets. What does this tell us about where prices go next?

Week in Review: Trade Tensions Eased with US GDP, BoE Interest Rates Decision in Focus

China will host US negotiators in a new round of trade negotiations in Beijing next week, though even as talk of truce continues, Asia’s trade is still hurting.

Oil Rallied to a 6 Month High, US GDP and BOJ Interest Rate in Focus

Crude oil prices jumped to a six-month high amid reports that the US will discontinue granting sanctions waivers to countries trading with Iran, a move that could roil energy markets and risks upsetting major importers such as China.

Charts of the Week: Cable Drops Below 200 DMA; Oil Rally Sustains Strong Momentum

Cable Drops Below 200 DMA; Oil Rally Sustains Strong Momentum

Week Ahead: US GDP Release the Deciding Factor This Week & Will May Step Down?

The Forex markets this week will be focused on the US GDP release as a deciding factor for global growth estimations and will Theresa May be pressured to step down amidst the Brexit turmoil?

CFTC Position Watch: Speculators Increase Bearish Bets on JPY as Risk Appetite Improves

The CFTC recently released its most recent positioning report for large speculators. Speculators increase bearish bets on JPY as risk appetite improves

Australian Unemployment Ticks Higher Despite Strong Jobs Growth

The Australian Unemployment rate for March 2019 ticks higher despite 48,300 full-time jobs being created. This moves the unemployment rate off 8-year lows, now sitting at 5.0%.

Why Are Europe’s Lenders so Keen for the ECB to Hike Rates?

Should the ECB preserve the current negative interest rates or hike rates in 2019? We take a look at the options & potential issues with both options.

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