Insights

The AUD continues to hold up relatively well…

The AUD continues to hold up relatively well despite fluctuating risk appetite. This week the RBA are once again expected to leave rates on hold and reiterate that the inflationary... » Read more

Currency market volatility set to continue…

Rochford is excited to announce the launch of a new Treasury Accounting  practice headed by Kevin Mitchell.  Kevin is an experienced accounting professional whose experience in hedge accounting and treasury management... » Read more

Rochford now offers Treasury Accounting advice

Rochford is pleased to announce that it now offers a full suite of advisory services, with Treasury Accounting advice complementing its established financial risk management services. As a market leader... » Read more

Fluctuating risk appetite remains the dominant market…

Fluctuating risk appetite remains the dominant market theme led by fears over an impending financial crisis, credit default swaps (CDS) on Deutsche and Barclays have rallied in excess of... » Read more

After a strong finish to January…

After a strong finish to January, gains for the AUD were broadly pegged back last week, particularly versus the Yen as risk aversion dominated. We often use the S&P 500... » Read more

The RBA have left…

The RBA have left interest rates unchanged at 2.00%. The Key sentence being; “Over the period ahead, new information should allow the Board to judge whether the recent improvement in... » Read more

We could well be in for a volatile…

We could well be in for a volatile week, following the BoJ decision the market will be looking for any signs of stimulative action by other Central Banks, with... » Read more

A strong finish to last week for risk assets primarily…

A strong finish to last week for risk assets primarily on hopes of further central bank stimulus. However, our belief is monetary stimulus is now only pain relief and... » Read more

The AUD starts the week on the back foot with Chinese GDP…

The AUD starts the week on the back foot with Chinese GDP, Industrial Production and Retail Sales all due out tomorrow and likely to set the early tone for... » Read more

The AUD has been hit by a perfect storm…

The AUD has been hit by a perfect storm in 2016 so far; Yuan deprecation, commodity market weakness and a major escalation of geo-political concerns following North Korea’s nuclear... » Read more

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