Insights

The OECD expects global GDP growth..

The OECD expects global GDP growth in real terms of 3.3% in 2016, however they expect this to be accompanied by significant slowdown in global trade, whereas the IMF... » Read more

There is very little on the data horizon..

There is very little on the data horizon this week and thus we expect a relative quiet week, with the local market only really in the office until Thursday... » Read more

We expect a relatively…

We expect a relatively quiet week with most pairs trading within their existing ranges.  Commodities, fluctuating risk appetite and year end capital flows are likely to be the main... » Read more

It’s widely expected that Federal Reserve will commence…

It's widely expected that Federal Reserve will commence monetary tightening with a 25bps rate hike this week. However, it’s the accompanying statement that has the potential to cause the most... » Read more

The failure in the USD index above 100 created a technically important…

The failure in the USD index above 100 created a technically important double top pattern and caused a significant liquidation of USD long positions, however the market remains fairly... » Read more

We could be in for a volatile week, the recent moves in EUR/USD…

We could be in for a volatile week, the recent moves in EUR/USD (and both currencies more broadly) has largely been caused by the unexpected monetary policy divergence of... » Read more

We sense a palpable shift…

We sense a palpable shift in sentiment towards the AUD, while downside risks certainly remain, they are now likely contained by the already witnessed lows. Read full Inside Track here. » Read more

We sense a palpable shift in sentiment towards the AUD, while downside risks certainly remain…

We sense a palpable shift in sentiment towards the AUD, while downside risks certainly remain, they are now likely contained by the already witnessed lows. The AUD had a very strong... » Read more

The strong unemployment data has…

The strong unemployment data has given the AUD a boost particularly in the crosses, however general risk off sentiment is limiting gains versus USD and the JPY. The best way... » Read more

The major theme in the FX market is the likely divergent directions….

The major theme in the FX market is the likely divergent directions of US and European monetary policies. This has already been expressed in EUR/USD move from 1.1500 to 1.0700... » Read more

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