November 24, 2017
Market Insight

Dollar on the Back Foot – Quiet Thanksgiving Holiday Markets Ahead

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We saw a continuation of the move to the downside in the dollar over the course of yesterday’s trading as further pressure on the stock markets hit confidence across the board. The Chinese markets had taken a big hit on the day finishing up between 2-3% down and this has added a nervous aspect to […] Read More
November 22, 2017
Market Insight

Stocks Hit New Highs- Consolidation Across the Currencies

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We saw good moves in the Stock markets yesterday with the US indices all hitting new intra day highs as growth expectations continued to spur the market, however this didn’t transfer across to the FX markets which saw consolidation across most of the currencies at recent levels with the dollar dropping off slightly. With the […] Read More
November 21, 2017
Market Insight

Euro Still Under Pressure with Uncertainty in Germany

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It had been a relatively quiet start to the trading week yesterday until news hit the market that Angela Merkel’s coalition had broken down with the FDP walking out of negotiations. This hit the Euro hard in the Asian session and we saw further volatility for the rest of the day, with a relief rally […] Read More
November 20, 2017
Market Insight

Euro Hit in Early Trade As German Coalition Talks Break Down

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We’ve seen the Euro hit hard this morning at the start of the day in Asia as coalition talks have broken down in Germany. The FDP has pulled out of discussions with Angela Merkel’s Conservatives and the Greens citing unrealistic differences as their reason. This has hit the Euro down from around 1.1800 to 1.1720 […] Read More
November 17, 2017
Market Insight

Risk Trades Gain Some Traction As Stocks Rally

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We saw a bit of consolidation across most the majors last night as a bit of risk appetite came back to the market. The stock markets finished their session predominately in the black with the DJI up 0.8% and the Nasdaq up 1.29% at the end of New York trading. Most of the major currencies […] Read More

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