The oil market’s far reaching implications

            Contents Oil Markets G-10 Currency Markets ( EUR, JPY and AUD) China far-reaching influence Australia Markets ( ASX) Asia Markets Asia Currencies (IDR, CNH, MYR) US Markets Gold Markets Oil Opinion Piece Oil Markets  Read More

When the(equity) walls come tumbling down

When the (equity)walls come tumbling down What started as an innocent equities correction in Asia, spilt over into the NY session as classic risk-off unfolded as US yields dipped with oil and gold prices rocketed higher. Risk sentiment is on its Read More

You just know that something good is going to happen

Cloudbusting: you  just know that something good is going to happen   US markets In the span of a mere 24 hours two of my most pressing question may have been answered, correctly, can the anomalously robust US equity market Read More

Rethinking it

Rethinking it Risk sentiment stabilised primarily on the back of reports that the Treasury Department will NOT recommend China be labelled a currency manipulator along with headlines that Trump and Xi will meet on trade seems to be enough reason Read More

Asia Market Update :Worst case scenarios abound

Local traders remain the huge sellers of risk but are now pricing in worst case scenarios  *Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC): Emergency margin call triggered for Index Futures trading *South Korea closely monitoring markets Oil Update Brent crude continues moving Read More

OANDA Trading Asia market wrap :: dazed and confused

Dazed and confused  It was a hectic day in Asia as virtually everyone had a different read or take of yesterday’s FOMC. I guess we can assume that the extremely mixed trading session was a result of the markets extremely Read More

Will ECB offer any surprises on Thursday?

Euro climbs ahead of ECB meeting While we may not look back at the ECB meeting on Thursday as one of the defining moments in the eurozone’s long recovery from the global financial and debt crises, or even remember it Read More

Live FX Market Analysis – 24 July 2018

In this week’s FX webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the latest events that are moving financial markets – Trump attacks the Fed, Brexit plans widely criticized etc – and previews the week ahead. Craig also gives his live Read More

Markets get busy week off to weaker start

Trump $500 billion Chinese tariffs threat weighs on sentiment Equity markets are trading slightly in the red at the start of the week, a reflection of the slightly risk averse tone stemming from the prospect of the trade conflict escalating Read More