Forex Market News

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.

China GDP Beats Expectations but Can It Continue?

China's GDP figures came in better than expected, hitting 6.4% Year on Year for the first quarter, beating expectations of 6.3%.

Charts of the Week - Gold approaching key level of support + GER30 extends gains following "Golden Cross"

Gold approaching key level of support + GER30 extends gains following "Golden Cross"

Week Ahead: China GDP and US Retail Sales on Focus Amongst Trade Optimism

China is to release first-quarter growth on Wednesday which is projected to print a 6.3% growth, which is not a slow rate for the world’s second largest country.

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