Commodity Currencies Gain As Risk Appetite Returns to MarketMay 22, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We saw the markets recover on a number of fronts during yesterday’s trading as it digested the latest developments in the US – China trade negotiations and other Geo-Political influences. The equity indices finished the day strongly in the US with the Dow closing up 1.21% however, treasuries saw little change on the day. The dollar finished the day slightly lower with the commodity currencies leading the way against the greenback and on the crosses, Aussie and Cad were the stand outs with the AudUsd finishing the day up around 1.0%. and AudJpy and CadJpy having even stronger moves.
Trade Concerns Continue to Dominate Market SentimentMay 21, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We are set to see equity markets open strongly in Asia this morning after the US and China came to an agreement which has essentially ‘put the Trade War on hold’ according to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Dollar Drives Higher After Better Data and Increased Global ConcernsMay 16, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We saw the dollar drive higher against most currencies during yesterday’s trading as increased Geo-Political concerns, higher US bond yields and solid US Retail Sales data all hit the market.
Dollar Higher As 10 Year Yields Top 3% AgainMay 15, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
It was another relatively quiet day across financial markets yesterday, with very little in the way of economic data releases and no real fresh direction in and of the various Geo-Political issues currently affecting the market
Markets Steady Ahead of a Big WeekMay 14, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We saw relatively steady market conditions during Friday’s trading sessions with the equity markets finishing the week just in the positive and the dollar index consolidating around 92.50.
Geo-Political Concerns dominate Market MovesMay 10, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
It was a relatively steady day across global financial markets yesterday despite the escalation in Geo-Political tension brought about by the US pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal and reinstating previous sanctions.