Oil and Equities Lower To Start the WeekMay 28, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Oil took a big hit on Friday as Saudi officials advised that supply would rise in the second half of the year and Russia looking to return to production levels previously agreed in 2016, the equity markets also moved lower as energy stocks came under pressure in lighter pre-long weekend trading conditions, however we’ve seen a bit of a recovery in the futures this morning on news that the US-North Korean summit is back on
Markets Hit Again As Geo-Political Factors Continue to DominateApr 3, 2018 - By RSA HQ
The markets are back in risk aversion mode this morning as Geo-Political concerns and a plethora of fresh negative news hit the news wires. The pending trade war between the US and China appears to be gathering pace as China confirmed its tariffs took effect yesterday, although China is still looking for further dialogue on trade with the US.
Dollar Surges on Month End FlowsMar 29, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The dollar surged higher in yesterday’s trade as month end flows hit the market. The greenback gained against all the major currencies but we saw particular strong moves against the Jpy and Sek with the UsdSek hitting a new 2018 high.
Dollar and Equities Finish the Week Up – Big Week AheadMar 19, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The markets finished the week well on Friday with the US equity markets finishing the day higher for the first time in a week and the dollar also back on the front foot in line with the UST 10yrs which also posted higher.
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.