Commodity Currencies Gain As Risk Appetite Returns to MarketMay 22, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We saw the markets recover on a number of fronts during yesterday’s trading as it digested the latest developments in the US – China trade negotiations and other Geo-Political influences. The equity indices finished the day strongly in the US with the Dow closing up 1.21% however, treasuries saw little change on the day. The dollar finished the day slightly lower with the commodity currencies leading the way against the greenback and on the crosses, Aussie and Cad were the stand outs with the AudUsd finishing the day up around 1.0%. and AudJpy and CadJpy having even stronger moves.
Markets Rally as Trade Tensions EaseApr 11, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The markets rallied across the globe yesterday as a much more conciliatory tone came through from both sides of the recent trade turmoil situation.
Geo-Political Factors Continue to Dominate MarketsApr 10, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We had a bit of a mixed day across the markets yesterday, with little in the way of fundamental data releases investors watched the news wires closely for the next move in the Trade situation between the US and China.
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.
Non Farms Disappoints, but Trade Talk Still Dominates the MarketApr 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Once again trade talk between the US and China dominated market moves on Friday overshadowing a weaker than expected NFP number which nevertheless saw the greenback retreat against most of the other major currencies.
Volatility Continues As Trade War Talk IncreasesApr 5, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Volatility continued across global markets yesterday as Trade Tariff talk by both China and the US increased pushing markets first one way and then the other.