Crude Oil

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
February 13, 2017
The Week Ahead

Steady as she goes… Currency markets consolidate into recent ranges

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The markets has had a couple of days of consolidation leading into this week as it digests recent developments in the US, across Europe and fluctuations in the Oil market. For a change the currency markets haven’t been reacting strongly to some of the more positive news out of the US ie. tax reforms and […] Read More
January 19, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar bounces and the Loonie gets smacked….

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We saw a good rebound in the dollar last night as comments out of the Trump camp placed the border tax back on the table and promised early policy moves starting from Friday.  The big movers were once again the cable and UsdJpy but they were outstripped by the UsdCad as BOC comments and Oil […] Read More
January 4, 2017
Market Insight

Strong US Data Keeps the Dollar Bulls Happy

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Well, our first decent data out of the US for the new year was strong with ISM Mfg PMI coming out at 54.7 vs 53.6, this added to the strong bid tone to the USD and we saw fresh 14 year highs in the DXY before a bit of a retreat into the end of […] Read More
December 28, 2016
Market Insight

Holiday Markets Persist – USD stays bid

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As anticipated we’ve seen very limited ranges and lot of sideways movement in the last few days as traders take advantage of the holiday season and put their feet up. We did have some stronger data out of the US last night with Consumer Confidence coming out stronger than expected (113.7 vs exp 108.9) which […] Read More

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