News & Insights 2019-07-10T10:42:09+00:00

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Market Report: 02/07/2020

Hopes of virus vaccine send risk assets higher A generally more upbeat tone swept through financial markets on Wednesday, sending stocks and [...]

Market Report: 01/07/2020

New US virus cases rise to fresh record high The US dollar fell across the board on Tuesday, although losses were capped by ongoing concerns [...]

Market Report: 30/06/2020

Rising US virus cases damage risk appetite FX markets were buffeted in both direction as trading opened for the week yesterday, with ongoing [...]

Market Report: 19/06/2020

Sterling slides as Bank of England ramps up QE Sterling took a tumble yesterday, falling by over one percent for the day against the US doll [...]

Market Report: 18/06/2020

What to expect from today’s Bank of England meeting The pound has been stuck in a relatively narrow range against its peers as investors bra [...]

Market Report: 17/06/2020

US retail sales rebound by most on record in May Hopes of a faster-than-expected rebound in the US economy helped buoy the dollar on Tuesday [...]

Weekly Report: 15/06/2020

Risk aversion rises after dovish Federal Reserve   Last week was almost a mirror image of the one before.   Equities sold-off worl [...]

Market Report: 12/06/2020

Fear of second wave of infection sends risk assets lower Risk aversion returned to financial markets again on Thursday, with concerns over a [...]

Market Report: 11/06/2020

How did Wednesday’s FOMC meeting impact the dollar? Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, struck a dovish tone during yesterday’s FOM [...]

Market Report: 10/06/2020

EUR/USD advances ahead of FOMC announcement The US dollar was back on the defensive again yesterday, selling off relatively sharply during a [...]

Market Report: 05/06/2020

Euro soars as ECB ramps up pandemic stimulus scheme   The euro leapt above the 1.13 mark versus the US dollar yesterday for the first t [...]

Market Report: 04/06/2020

ECB set to ease policy today: why is the euro rallying? The euro continued to march higher against the US dollar on Wednesday, rallying to i [...]

Market Report: 03/06/2020

Euro extends gains as investors eye more ECB stimulus A sense of optimism and risk on mode prevailed in financial markets once again on Tues [...]

Market Report: 02/06/2020

What has been behind the dollar’s recent sell-off? The dollar begun June just at it ended the month of May, selling off against almost every [...]

Market Report:01/06/2020

Dollar retreats as major bond market sell-off rolls on Risk assets worldwide rose last week, buoyed by increased optimism regarding the econ [...]

Market Report: 28/05/2020

Euro surges above 1.10 mark on EU recovery fund plan Optimism surrounding the European Union’s plan to prop up those economies in the bloc m [...]

Market Report: 27/05/2020

Dollar tumbles on easing lockdowns, vaccine hopes The US dollar fell against almost every other currency in the world on Tuesday amid optimi [...]

Market Report: 21/05/2020

European business activity picks up as lockdowns eased The euro continued to remain well bid against its major peers on Thursday morning ami [...]

Market Report: 20/05/2020

Euro extends rally on news of EU fund, data rebound The euro appears to have turned a corner in the past 24 hours, rallying versus the US do [...]

Market Report: 19/05/2020

US dollar slides, equities rally on virus vaccine hopes A ‘risk on’ mode prevailed in financial markets on Monday, sending the safe-haven US [...]

Market Report 15/05/2020

Pound hovers around late-March lows on virus, Brexit woes The major currencies spent much of Thursday stuck in a relatively narrow range ahe [...]

Market Report: 14/05/2020

Fed Chair Powell talks down negative US interest rates Another wave of risk aversion swept through the foreign exchange market again on Wedn [...]

Market Report: 13/05/2020

Will Powell hint at negative US interest rates today? The US dollar eased against its major peers yesterday amid a decline in inflation data [...]