Insights

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

Event Information: Optimise Your Finance Function – Webinar

You have been invited to join experts from Rochford, Reval and Grant Thornton from the comfort of your own desks in a 60-minute webinar. During the session speakers will share market... » 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

TMS Implementations: 5 Steps to ensure success…

Advancements in technology have certainly changed the landscape across the majority of business functions and the treasury function is no exception. This post is not about discussing the benefits... » 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

The Federal Reserve leave interest rates on hold…

As widely expected the FOMC left interest rates unchanged in the 0.25-0.50% band this morning. In the accompanying statement they acknowledged a need for future tightening, however also stated... » Read more

CPI unlikely to be enough to move the FED…

We continue to expect increasing volatility in all markets over the coming weeks, we don’t anticipate that the Federal Reserve will hike this week, but they may well give... » Read more