Big Central Bank Day Ahead for MarketsSep 13, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
It was another mixed day across markets yesterday which probably represents the level of uncertainty on a number of issues that investors are craving confirmation on.
Markets to Kick off the Week on the Front Foot After Mixed US DataJul 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The equity markets finished the week off well after the US tariff implementation came and went and we got some mixed signals from the US employment numbers on Friday.
Steady Markets On July 4th, but Prepare for Fireworks into the WeekendJul 5, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
As expected, we saw relatively muted market moves yesterday as the US Independence Day holiday took full affect and participants used it as a good excuse to take a breath and revaluate ahead of a busy couple of days.
Dovish ECB Smashes EuroJun 15, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
It’s been a huge week for the markets already, most of us have already put Tuesday’s US – North Korean summit to the back of our minds and are now digesting 2 crucial central bank meetings and a host of tier 1 data.
Fed Hikes as Expected and is Looking at MoreJun 14, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
As expected the Fed raised interest rates by 25bps this morning and more crucially signalled that there are another 2 on the way, most probably in September and December.
Equities and Risk Drive Higher As Trade Hopes ImproveJun 7, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We saw a decent appreciation in global stock indices and risk sentiment in general over the course of yesterday’s trading as fears of a global trade war receded in the now familiar see-saw of opinion on how far the US will push protectionist policies onto it’s trading partners.