Sky Business News Interview 9th April 2018Apr 11, 2018 - By RSA HQ
Rakuten Securities COO Nick Twidale’s latest TV appearance on Sky News, discussing all that’s relevant in the markets.
The Week AheadApr 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
It’s another big week ahead for the markets this with the Trade ‘Situation’ between the US and China providing much of the market stimulus – Join our COO Nick Twidale to analyse the potential market moving events of the Week Ahead.
Further White House Turmoil Hits MarketsMar 14, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Once again geo-political factors and more specifically, political wrangling at the White House has hit the global markets. President Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and is set to appoint CIA chief Mike Pompeo in his place.
A Mixed Night for the Markets but Key Data AheadMar 13, 2018 - By RSA HQ
It was a mixed day yesterday across the financial markets as investors continued to digest the data out of the US on Friday with little in the way of fresh data being released. The Asian markets picked up where the US had left off on Friday night on a more positive note, but things tapered off as the day progressed and the US stock markets finished the day on the back foot.
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.
US Bond Yields Run out of Steam as Stock Markets RecoverFeb 27, 2018 - By Simon Hill
The US Dollar pushed higher overnight, although not driven by the usual correlation with bond yields. The US 10 year is now down to 2.86% from its high at 2.95% less than a week ago, which caused the recent severe stock market sell-off. This move is now reversing with bond yields running out of steam and the stock market taking back most of its losses. We have seen flows back into the USD as confidence returns in equity markets.