US Federal Reserve

March 22, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar and Risk Down Hard as Confidence in the US Takes a Hit

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At last we saw a bit of volatility from the markets yesterday after almost of week of steady range bound trading. The US dollar and Risk currencies were hit the hardest with the Jpy crosses providing the best opportunities, the Dxy did manage to break down through 100 and sits near its lows at 99.70 […] Read More
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
March 3, 2017
Market Insight

USD Continues it’s March Higher

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The dollar continued to move higher against the majority of currencies yesterday as the chances of a March rate hike get stronger. Hardest hit was the Aussie which had been very resilient on other Usd bull runs, but took the brunt of this move as commodities were hit as well. The Euro and sterling both […] Read More
March 2, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar Settles After Market Digests Trumps Speech

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After the much anticipated address to congress yesterday we did see a positive reaction from the markets with Wall Street finishing the day nicely in the black. The positive vibe did transfer through to the currencies which saw a decent run to the topside for the Usd before trailing off later in the day. This […] Read More
February 27, 2017
The Week Ahead

Mixed Themes continue to dominate the Market this week

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The dollar index is actually kicking off this week around the same levels that we were trading at the start of last week, we had a fair amount of trading and comments out last week but I think the Dxy is probably indicative of the uncertainty that the market still feels. We still have markets […] Read More

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