MARKET INSIGHTS

Daily Commentary | EUR strengthens as EU elections favor the markets | 27/05/2019

The EUR maintained its strength early Monday morning as the results of the EU Parliament elections were released. Despite center right and center left parties losing power, the greens and liberals...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: May 27th to 31st | EU Parliament Elections, Brexit and BoC interest rate decision in focus | 24/05/2019

EU Parliament election results are to be announced on Sunday night and could rattle the EUR on Monday. Also the UK is expected to have some political developments as Theresa May has announced that...

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Daily Commentary | USD weakens on soft financials and prospects of a rate cut | 24/05/2019

Market expectations for a possible rate cut by the FED, until October 2019 increased, weakening the greenback yesterday. The USD retreated after hitting its highest level for two years in the USD...

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Daily Commentary | USD gets little to no support from Fed’s minutes | 23/05/2019

The USD produced little gains from the Fed’s minutes, remaining mostly flat against its major counterparts yesterday. The minutes revealed that there is support among the Committee's members to...

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Daily Commentary | USD remains stable in a fragile market sentiment  | 22/05/2019

The USD remained rather stable against many of its counterparts yesterday, yet strengthened against the Yen. Analysts point out that the easing on Huawei’s trade restrictions from the US commerce...

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Daily Commentary | AUD weakens on prospect of RBA rate cut  | 21/05/2019

The Aussie weakened during today’s Asian session, as both the RBA meeting minutes and Governor Lowe send dovish signals. The minutes implied that an interest rate cut would be appropriate if there...

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Week Ahead | Weekly outlook: May 20th to 24th | Elections, Eurozone’s PMIs, UK’s inflation and FOMC’s minutes to move the markets.  | 17/05/2019

With the US-Sino negotiations still at a deadlock and UK’s inner political scene being unstable we could see a risk averse sentiment continuing to prevail in the markets. However a number of...

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Daily Commentary | USD strengthens on strong data and rising yields  | 17/05/2019

The USD strengthened against its major counterparts yesterday, on the back of strong US financial releases and rising treasury yields. Almost every US release outperformed expectations and...

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Daily Commentary | EUR strengthens on hopes of the US delaying tariffs  | 16/05/2019

The EUR reversed previous losses of the day against the USD yesterday, after reports stated that the US President may delay tariffs on European cars. The Trump administration seems to be...

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Daily Commentary | US firms as trade worries soften  | 15/05/2019

The USD stabilized against the Yen yesterday and firmed against a number of other currencies as trade worries seems to ease a bit. US President Trump, stated yesterday that trade talks with China...

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