Strong Non Farms and Uncertainty Hit Equity MarketsNov 5, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
A combination of a strong Non-Farm Payroll print and a touch of market uncertainty combined on Friday night to lead to a weak finish to the week for the US equity markets.
Fed Holds Steady As Expected – Markets Follow SuitAug 2, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Asian markets are set to start the day on the back foot as the FOMC meeting came and went in line with general market expectations and had little affect on overall sentiment.
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.
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.
Markets Steady Ahead of Central BanksJun 13, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The markets shrugged of yesterday’s excitement of the historic US – North Korean summit in Singapore swiftly as it moved it’s focus back to economic fundamentals.
Fed Holds Rates Steady – Dollar Continues it’s Daily GrindMay 3, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The Fed keep interest rates on hold last night as was widely expected across the markets, they did acknowledge the recent pike in inflation and are happy with their gradual rate rises.