Central Banks

March 15, 2017
Market Insight

The Calm Before Central Bank Data

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Well it’s still a bit of a calm before the central bank storm for the currencies so far this week and the major currencies once again with the notable exception of Cable are still trading in recent ranges. Yesterday, we saw some better numbers out of China in the Asian session (although retail sales did […] Read More
January 31, 2017
Market Insight

Choppy Markets to start a busy week in the markets

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Well we saw a choppy moves yesterday as the main recent themes continued to dominate the currencies, Brexit and the new US Government. The Brexit wind blew in the way of the sterling bears as further fears over a ‘hard’ exit grew again and the pound took a decent hit  – although nothing as severe […] Read More
January 30, 2017
The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead – Central Banks, Data and more from Trump

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It’s a big week ahead with three big central bank meetings, plenty of top tier data, of course plenty on the newswires from the new US administration and all topped off with Non Farm payrolls as the cherry on top. It’s actually a quiet start to the week on Monday with little in the way […] Read More
December 15, 2016
Market Insight

Fed Hike’s, Yellen Hawkish

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The Fed did not disappoint! As expected they hiked the interest rate 25 basis points up to 0.75, but what really gave the USD strength was the less than dovish tone and the increase from 2 to 3 expected rate hikes in 2017. Post FOMC we saw the AUD and NZD fall off 100+ points. […] Read More

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