Market News

The Dust Settles…

Donald Trump’s victory speech showed enough humility and balance to appease financial markets, with losses in equities and the Greenback reversed The market is currently perceiving Trump’s policies... » Read more

US Election – Trump Almost Certain to Win

The resurgence of far right politics across the Western World struck another blow today with the likely election of Donald J Trump as the 45th President of the United... » Read more

Clinton email scandal; risk and the Greenback rally…

This week is likely to be dominated by the US election with swing states such as Florida (29) and Pennsylvania (20), with relative large electoral votes likely to be... » Read more

The US Election & the Clinton email scandal…

The unprecedented action of the FBI reverses key price action in the Greenback, which had been enroute to establishing a bullish trend into the US election in 9 days’... » Read more

USD strength is keeping a lid on AUD/USD…

The AUD is looking relatively strong in the crosses, however broad USD strength is keeping a lid on AUD/USD, as the USD index looks set to break 100 in... » Read more

US rate hike odd at 65.9% for December…

The USD Index has consolidated its strong move higher last week despite mixed economic data and a Janet Yellen speech that fell short in naming December as the date... » Read more

November US rate hike odds have slumped…

US Non-farm Payrolls on Friday undershot expectations (156k vs 172k) but the market increased the probability of a US rate hike in December to 64%. November US rate hike odds... » Read more

The RBA Leave Interest Rates Unchanged At 1.50%

As widely expected the RBA have left interest rates unchanged at 1.50%.  The statement is largely a regurgitation of last month’s and has only had a muted market impact.... » Read more

Rumours circulate that Theresa May will trigger article 50 in March…

Sterling has been hammered in the last few days as rumours circulate that Theresa May will trigger article 50 in March. Risk assets such as the AUD rallied through the... » Read more

Central Banks out of puff…

The Federal Reserve put pressure on the Greenback last week, although chances of 2016 hike increased, the downgrade in GDP expectations led to an overall flattening of the USD... » Read more