Forex Market News

7 Dec: NFP opens the way to a December rate hike

The US unemployment figures (5%, NFP+211K) ensured some volatile trade on Friday, with the dollar finishing mixed against the major counterparts  and equities regaining all of Thursday’s losses.

3 Charts traders will be tackling this week - Euro, Gold, and Crude Oil

It's a huge week of data and events for Axitraders this week with so many markets under the influence of multiple catalysts. But amidst all of the potential movers and shakers, I've picked out three charts, and three markets that I think traders will be focussing on during the week. 

30 Nov: ECB Meeting, Yellen testimony, US Jobs data all lie ahead this week

Markets were busier than expected on Friday, despite the Thanksgiving holiday, with the US$ hitting an 8 month high against  the CHF, as speculation grew that the SNB might follow the ECB in cutting deposit rates after the ECB meeting due on Thursday. Commodities came under pressure and moved lower on the back of the dollar’s strength, with Gold being particularly hard hit in reaching a new 6 year low.

Thanksgiving Holiday Market Operating Times

Some of our products will have altered market operating times during the Thanksgiving holidays. Read on for more information.

The resources that can help you to master the Forex Market

There’s a lot of advice available to aspiring traders these days. Some of it is useful, some isn’t. But how do you know what to listen to and what to avoid?

23 Nov: US$ mixed. Higher against EU majors, lower against commodity bloc

The US$ finished the week on a firm note against the EU majors, on the back of more hawkish comments from the Fed, this time from Bullard, Dudley and Williams, who all hinted at a December tightening. At the same time the Euro remained under pressure due to more dovish comments from Mario Draghi.

The Basics Of Forex Algorithmic Trading

When youre new to trading, its unlikely that algorithms are amongst the first things that cross your mind. But theyre an important not to mention very useful part of trading. 

AxiTrader appoints new Chief Market Strategist

Sydney-based Forex broker AxiTrader is pleased to announce that Greg McKenna will be joining them as a Chief Market Strategist, adding his considerable industry expertise to the current team.

16 Nov: Stocks under pressure while dollar remains rangebound

Equities headed lower at the end of the week although the dollar remained largely on the sidelines in trading within its recent ranges against most of its counterparts. It could be a similar story today although Mario Draghi will be speaking and may cause the Euro to come under some pressure

CFDs Explained

Times of low volatility in the foreign exchange market can be frustrating for traders, especially for intraday traders and scalpers. Luckily, there are CFDs which can give traders the ability to find opportunities in other markets when there are none in the currency market.

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