FX Market UpdateJul 11, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
RSA analyses the recent moves in the market to examine fundamental and technical opportunities in the sessions ahead.
Trade Tensions Set to Heat Up Further As Trump Ups the Ante AgainJun 19, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We’d actually seen a relatively quiet trading day yesterday as the market digested the most recent escalation in the US-China Trade situation, the equity markets remained on the back foot and we’d seen most of the other risk assets trade within recent ranges.
US-China Trade War Fears HeightenJun 18, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The on again off again possible global trade war is looking to be back on again as the US and China announced tariffs on each other’s imports.
Strong US Jobs Numbers Overshadowed By Trade ConcernsJun 4, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Strong numbers across the board on the NFP release added to optimism in the financial markets on Friday night, however the spectre of a looming global trade war is keeping investors wary.
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.