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Australia Q1 CPI trading playbook

Posted on: 23 April 2019 , by: Chris Weston , category: Market Review

With an ever-increasing debate around whether the RBA will cut interest rates, not just in 2019 but even as soon as Q219, a weak inflation print this Wednesday (at 11:30 AEST) could give the Reserve Bank increased ammunition and need to stimulate. ... Continue reading...

FX: How to trade in a low volatility market

Posted on: 23 April 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

This month, volatility in the currency market fell to its lowest level in five years. In times like this, many analysts argue that big moves are on the horizon but it could be upwards of a year before that happens.  ... Continue reading...

Going with the trend in USDZAR

Posted on: 15 April 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

The South African rand traded with a 13.90 handle against the US dollar last week. That change in big figures was part of a more significant rally the currency has enjoyed since a shooting star was posted on March 28th. The question now is whether that trend can continue or will the dollar reassert itself against the South African currency? ... Continue reading...

Will USDJPY rally last?

Posted on: 15 April 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

USDJPY climbed to a one-month high last week as euro rose to its best level against the US dollar since March 26. The only times that we see simultaneous strength in pairs like USDJPY and EURUSD is when risk appetite is strong.  ... Continue reading...

Will the US dollar fall as central banks reverse course?

Posted on: 08 April 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

The first quarter of 2019 was quite an eye-opener for the markets. Major central banks pivoted on monetary policy, from a stance of tightening to one that offered the prospect of further easing or even outright interest rates cuts. ... Continue reading...

Why did the market’s appetite for US dollars change?

Posted on: 08 April 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

Investors are buying US dollars for a very different reason this month. In March, concerns about global growth, a pullback in stocks and an inverted yield curve led investors into the safety of the greenback but as we kick off the second quarter, some of those concerns faded driving US equities to fresh year to date highs.  ... Continue reading...

Does the start of a new quarter signal a change in market sentiment?

Posted on: 04 April 2019 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: Market Review

Will falling confidence in GBP drive the UK100 index higher?

Posted on: 01 April 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

Inverted US yield curve – should FX traders be worried?

Posted on: 01 April 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

USDMXN: Will the Peso gains continue?

Posted on: 25 March 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

Last week, rating agency Fitch has lowered Mexico’s 2019 growth forecast to +1.6%. That's 20% lower than the +2.0% growth the country enjoyed during 2018. However, it’s still in positive territory and a long way from a recession.    ... Continue reading...

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