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Central Banks have flooded global markets with liquidity…

Despite geopolitical uncertainty across the globe, risk assets rallied into the weekend as central bank liquidity continues to prop up asset prices.   Rochford as a house is growing increasingly concerned... » Read more

BREXIT IN BRIEF…

On Friday morning the UK public voted 52% to 48% in favour of leaving the European Union, the immediate political fallout has resulted in David Cameron handing in his... » Read more

This week will be all about Brexit…

This week will be all about Brexit, with the latest polls suggesting the Remain campaign have a slight edge. The murder of Jo Cox has tarnished the leave vote... » Read more

Equity markets across the globe are increasingly showing signs of fatigue…

Equity markets across the globe are increasingly showing signs of fatigue as risk appetite waves on approach to several key events over the coming weeks. The UK referendum is increasingly looking... » Read more

The RBA kept rates unchanged at 1.75%…

The RBA kept rates unchanged at 1.75%, stating that the current rate is consistent with CPI returning to target.  FX rate up to 0.7415 from 0.7375 prior to announcement.  FULL... » Read more

Major markets in some turmoil now regarding US interest rates and USD direction…

Friday’s Non-farm Payrolls (+38k vs. expected +160K) hugely undershot market expectations and sparked a sharp reappraisal of US Federal Reserve rate hike expectations; the market looks well justified for not... » Read more

Reserve rate hike speculation again this week…

Global markets look set to be dominated by US Federal Reserve rate hike speculation again this week, as Fed Chair Yellen remarks over the weekend kept the door open... » Read more

AUD pairs still appear to have further downside risk on the horizon..

Most AUD pairs still appear to have further downside risk on the horizon in the coming sessions. There is little local data of note this week, however both Glenn Stevens... » Read more

Greenback turned after it bounced off key support (92.00) in the USD Index..

The fortunes of the Greenback seem to have turned after it bounced off key support (92.00) in the USD Index; should it now break through 95.00 we would expect broad... » Read more

AUD hammered across the board as the RBA lowered interest rates and inflation…

The AUD was hammered across the board last week as the RBA lowered interest rates by 25bps to 1.75% and also lowered the inflation expectations to a 1-2% band... » Read more