Tag: Forex News

Five Reasons Why 2018 Could Be Best Year Yet For Cryptocurrencies

In an earlier piece for CNBC, I explained why a potential cryptocurrency bubble could burst in 2018. Many people asked me afterward: If I’m so skeptical about the space, why am I invested in it?Let me clarify. I’m someone who always calculates the potential upsides and downsides, and I think many people take unnecessary risks: […]

May Faces Difficulties Keeping Cabinet United Over Brexit

Theresa May is braced for her Cabinet to split when the European Union rejects her demands for a sweeping free trade deal, after her senior team agreed to put off the hardest Brexit decisions until later.Despite the Cabinet truce after months of internal division, three senior government officials said May will face her most challenging […]

Weekly Review: Dollar Surges as FOMC Remains Optimistic About the Economy

This week, the global financial markets continued to stabilize following weeks of increased turmoil. Here are some of the most important updates of the week. Cryptocurrencies This week, the cryptocurrencies market started positively. On Tuesday, the currencies reached a weekly high with bitcoin reaching a high of $11,797. Since then, the currencies started going down […]

USD/CAD – Loonie Rallies on Inflation Data

Statistics Canada data this morning showed that headline inflation in Canada slowed last month, while measures of underlying prices strengthened to their highest level in 18-months. Canada’s consumer-price index rose +1.7% y/y in January, following a +1.9% advance in December. Market expectations were for a +1.5% lift. On a month-over-month basis, prices rose +0.7% in […]

A Guide to the Italian Election

Italians go to the polls on March 4 in an election that could either help to rebalance the political environment or send shockwaves through the country and beyond.Voting will take place between 7 a.m. (1 a.m. ET) and 11 p.m. local time. The result is not expected to be officially counted until 2 p.m. Monday, […]

Fed Rhetoric to Dictate Dollar Direction

Friday February 23: Five things the markets are talking about Ahead of the U.S open, Euro equities are struggling for direction after a positive Asian session as the market debates the outlook for central banks ‘normalizing’ their policies. Euro bonds have gained along with Treasuries, while the dollar steadies after yesterday’s drop. With no U.S […]

50 50 Chance of Halting Brexit

Opponents of Britain’s exit from the European Union are preparing a major campaign they say now has close to a 50:50 chance of stopping Brexit by blocking Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal, a leading pro-EU campaigner said.With Britain scheduled to leave the EU in March 2019, opponents of Brexit are exploring various ways to […]

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Unchanged Ahead of CPI

The Canadian dollar is drifting in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2707, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Canada will release a host of CPI indicators, led by CPI. This key indicator is expected to rebound with a gain of 0.4% in January. In December, CPI declined 0.4%, its first […]

DAX Edges Lower as German GDP Slows in Q4

The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, the index is trading at 12,437.00, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, German Final GDP dipped to 0.6% for the fourth quarter, matching the estimate. The markets also correctly predicted eurozone inflation reports, as Final CPI and Final Core CPI came in […]

EUR/USD – Euro Steady as German GDP, Eurozone CPI Match Forecasts

The euro has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently the pair is trading at 1.2313, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, German Final GDP dipped to 0.6% for the fourth quarter, matching the estimate. The markets also correctly predicted eurozone inflation reports, as Final CPI and Final Core CPI came in […]