Market News

Dollar Climbs to Decade High as Aussie Weakens Before RBA Result – Derek Mumford

(Bloomberg) - The dollar marched on to fresh decade highs as U.S. data reinforced speculation interest rates will rise, heightening the divergence with countries including Australia. The Aussie remained weaker... » Read more

The RBA meet on Tuesday and economists are expecting them to cut…The Inside Track

The RBA meet on Tuesday and 18 of the 29 economists polled by Bloomberg are expecting them to cut by another 25bps. Read more  » Read more

EU and the Greeks managed to agree to a debt extension…The Inside Track

The EU and the Greeks managed to agree to a debt extension through the weekend, but only for another four months. » Read more

RBA to release the minutes of its February meeting…The Inside Track

This week sees the RBA release the minutes of its February meeting on Tuesday, Glenn Stevens was on the soap box for the majority of last week so it’s... » Read more

The Inside Track – 9th February 2015

After struggling in recent days the USD looks to be back in vogue after some very strong employment numbers on Friday night. » Read more

RBA Announcement

RBA cuts the official cash rate by 25 basis points to 2.25%. Post-decision AUD  0.7680 from  0.7800 Reasons for cut cited as: Global growth forecasts only moderate expansion See unemployment peak a little... » Read more

Market is preoccupied with RBA decision & US employment report…The Inside Track

This week the market will be preoccupied with tomorrow’s RBA decision and Friday’s US employment report. » Read more

Greek election news triggered risk aversion…The Inside Track

A hugely volatile conclusion to the week as Greek election news triggered risk aversion and consequent bids for both the USD and JPY » Read more

Volatility & casualties in hedge fund & retail broker industries…The Inside Track

Last week’s decision by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to drop its support of EUR/CHF at 1.20 resulted in huge volatility and casualties in the hedge fund and retail... » Read more

US economic recovery continues…The Inside Track

The US economic recovery continues as the labour market report eclipsed market expectations, but the USD largely lost ground with the exception of EUR/USD. » Read more