Markets Firm After Tariff AnnouncementSep 19, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The markets have survived that latest salvo’s in the trade war between the US and China surprisingly well as the reality of this next stage was deemed to be less impactful that what was originally feared.
Trade Talk Prospects Increase Volatility in the MarketsAug 1, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Trade tensions between the US and China, never far from the markets mind at the moment, came back to the forefront yesterday as the US started to increase pressure on China to come back to the negotiating table.
Stocks Down Ahead of Major BOJ Meeting TodayJul 31, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
There’s a sea of red across global stock markets this morning as a poor Friday session continued into Monday’s trading with tech stocks and the FANG’s in particular looking vulnerable.
Quiet Day Ahead of a Huge Week for Financial MarketsJul 30, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Asian markets look set to start the week in the red as the US indices had a poor day on Friday with the tech stocks in particular looking weak and the Nasdaq finished down 1.46%.
ECB Disappoints Euro Bulls – Dollar Grinds HigherApr 27, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The dollar continued in its recent bullish trend overnight with the Dollar Index hitting new fresh highs above 91.50, this was helped by the Euro taking another step to the downside as the ECB failed to talk of moves to normalisation and Mario Draghi said momentum had softened in the first quarter of the year.
Dollar Gains as Trump Signs Tariffs, BOJ and Non Farms Payrolls TodayMar 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The US dollar had a strong day yesterday as two major risk events combined to help it drive higher against all the other major currencies with the exception of the Cad. The main reason for the strong rally was President Trumps signing of the tariff proclamation on imported Steel and Aluminium with a crucial caveat that close neighbours Canada and Mexico were excluded.