Forex Market Analysis

FX Market Wrap: Safe-Haven Plays Support the USD

A rise in US bond prices boosted the US Dollar as other majors including the Euro, Sterling and Aussie lose ground on risk-aversion.

FX Market Wrap: US Dollar on the Backfoot as Yen and Swiss Franc Advance

The US Dollar continued to slide as on global growth worries as the Yen and Swiss Franc advanced.

The Week Ahead: Unresolved US-China Trade Issues Clouding the Market

Traders are awaiting any new developments on trade between the US and China ahead of the G20 summit, while US Crude Oil Inventories data this week could further pressure the oil price.

The Week Ahead in FX: Brexit Headlines to Determine the Pound’s Fate

US Dollar weakness may be curtailed if the focus shifts back to interest rates, while Brexit headlines will again drive the direction of the Pound.

OPEC, Oil Supply and the Geopolitics at Play

The oil market has undergone a shift from being under-supplied to now being over-supplied. But what impact will the December OPEC meeting have?

Market Wrap: Crude Oil Snaps The Streak While AUD Awaits Employment Data

Crude Oil ended its 12 day losing streak, however equity markets remained under pressure and finished in the red. Meanwhile, Sterling rose on news of a Brexit draft deal, and the AUD awaits local employment data for further direction

Market Wrap: Oil Slides Sharply, Brexit Headlines Boost the Pound

There is a saying in sports which is that the more consecutive losses you have, the closer you are to having a win. We are beginning to wonder whether this sentiment will also apply to the oil market, where the WTI contract continued its run of outs with another sharp daily decline.

Market Wrap: Selling déjà vu And A Stronger US Dollar

There was a sense of déjà vu on the markets today, with the steep fall in risk-assets being reminiscent of those sell-offs witnessed in October.

The Week Ahead: Jam-Packed Economic Calendar To Set The Trading Mood

With the US midterm elections in the rear view mirror, the focus will be on what is a jam-packed economic calendar around the globe which will likely set the trading mood.

Market Wrap: Onwards and Upwards for Risk Assets in the wake of US Elections

With the US Midterms having come and gone without major surprise, it’s a case of onwards and upwards for risk-assets with investors seemingly not fazed by the potential for gridlock that a split Congress may produce.

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