Dollar Strengthens After Fed FOMC StatementNov 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The dollar gained ground across the board after the Fed delivered a statement largely in line with market expectations that they are still on a tightening path and last months market volatility did little to alter their course.
Equities Hammered As Trade Concerns EscalateOct 11, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
US stock markets experience their worst day in nearly eight months as global trade concerns continue to affect investor sentiment.
Markets Remain Under Pressure As US China Trade Issues EscalateOct 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Asian stock markets are set for another poor start to the day as trade tensions between Washington and Beijing appeared to escalate overnight.
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.