June 21, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar Higher In Quiet Trading

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The dollar crept higher in yesterdays trade as the currencies continued to trade in relatively quiet ranges. House Speaker Ryan helped the dollar appreciation with positive comments on the tax reform plans but we had less positive comments from the Fed’s Evans and Rosengren who came across as much more cautious. Elsewhere in the market, […] Read More
June 20, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar Stronger after FOMC Member Dudley Speaks

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  The dollar gained last night after the Fed’s Dudley described unemployment and inflation levels as a “pretty good place to be” and predicts wage growth of 3% over the next year or two. This confirms Yellen’s tone last week raising rates and continuing on the planned trajectory by saying “halting tightening cycle now would […] Read More
June 19, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar Lower After Weak US Data

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Firstly, apologies for a lack of market update on Friday, we were moving offices in Sydney and let’s just say that things didn’t quiet go as smoothly as planned! However, we’re in now and for those clients who find themselves in the Sydney CBD, please feel free to drop in and meet the team. The […] Read More
June 14, 2017
Market Insight

Quiet Markets Ahead of the FOMC

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We saw relatively quiet markets throughout yesterdays trading as the market focus has moved squarely onto tonight’s meeting of the Federal Reserve Bank. As we said yesterday, it’s not so much whether they will hike rates, that’s well and truly priced in, but more on the outlook and how it’s planning on cutting it’s $4 […] Read More
June 13, 2017
Market Insight

Markets Steady with All Eyes on the FOMC Later in the Week

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Well, it was a long weekend here in Australia thanks to the Queen’s birthday and it seems like the rest of the market jumped on that band wagon with relatively quiet ranges seen across the currencies in yesterday’s trading. The main exceptions were the Cable which not surprisingly came under further pressure as the fall […] Read More

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