Forex Market Analysis

Market Wrap: Crude Oil Snaps The Streak While AUD Awaits Employment Data

Crude Oil ended its 12 day losing streak, however equity markets remained under pressure and finished in the red. Meanwhile, Sterling rose on news of a Brexit draft deal, and the AUD awaits local employment data for further direction

Market Wrap: Oil Slides Sharply, Brexit Headlines Boost the Pound

There is a saying in sports which is that the more consecutive losses you have, the closer you are to having a win. We are beginning to wonder whether this sentiment will also apply to the oil market, where the WTI contract continued its run of outs with another sharp daily decline.

Market Wrap: Selling déjà vu And A Stronger US Dollar

There was a sense of déjà vu on the markets today, with the steep fall in risk-assets being reminiscent of those sell-offs witnessed in October.

The Week Ahead: Jam-Packed Economic Calendar To Set The Trading Mood

With the US midterm elections in the rear view mirror, the focus will be on what is a jam-packed economic calendar around the globe which will likely set the trading mood.

Market Wrap: Onwards and Upwards for Risk Assets in the wake of US Elections

With the US Midterms having come and gone without major surprise, it’s a case of onwards and upwards for risk-assets with investors seemingly not fazed by the potential for gridlock that a split Congress may produce.

Market Wrap: Midterms to Determine the Dollar’s Fate as Other Currencies Shine

Financial markets have continued the positive start to the month, with US equities posting solid gains on the eve of the Congressional elections.

Market Wrap: It’s Early Days, But November Is Already Looking Healthier for Markets

Granted that it’s still very early days, but November is looking like a much healthier month for markets by comparison to the turmoil seen in October.

Week Ahead: The Key Themes Remain But US Elections Could Be The Wildcard

The up-for-grabs US Political landscape looks set to directly influence market sentiment this week, with the all important Midterm elections taking place.

Non-Farm Payrolls and The Path of The US Dollar

With the key US Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) event fast approaching, lets have a look at a few current themes in the FX market as well as some possible trading scenarios around this important economic release.

US Pre Market Open: Wall Street Finishes October With A Whimper

October certainly proved to be a bruising month for US equity indices. 

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