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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 25)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: US/EU set for tariff deal, US GDP boost, Facebook shares plummet, Brexit blow for May. Craig also previews the week ahead with interest rate decisions coming from the Bank of […]

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 analysis on EURUSD (9:22), GBPUSD (11:48), EURGBP (18:45), AUDUSD (19:34), USDCAD (21:04), GBPCAD (22:14), NZDUSD […]

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 in the coming months. US President Donald Trump has continued to double down on threats […]

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 23)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump NATO summit meltdown, Tory big beasts depart Cabinet, PM May defends Brexit white paper, Bank of Canada raises interest rates and the ECB releases the minutes from its June […]

Markets higher as earnings season gets underway

Earnings season eyed as trade war fears remain We’re seeing some risk appetite return on Friday even as concerns about trade remain front and centre and shows no signs of improving. European equity markets are trading in the green on Friday, taking the lead from the US session on Thursday where tech stocks drove a […]

Trump triggers sell-off with new tariff push

Markets in decline as US prepares $200bn in tariffs against China Equity markets in Europe are trading in the red once again on Wednesday and those in the US are on course to head in the same direction, as trade war fears once again take hold. While this announcement has been expected ever since US […]

Live FX Market Analysis – 10 July 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the latest Brexit developments as two members of her team resign after an apparently united and productive meeting on Friday. He also talks Trump, after the latest imposition of trade tariffs and ahead of his trip to the UK and the NATO summit, and previews […]

Economic Projections Key as Fed Seen Hiking Rates

Will a Fourth Hike in 2018 Be Included in New Projections? US futures are trading relatively flat ahead of the open on Wednesday, as we await the latest interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve. Markets have almost fully priced in a rate hike today which, assuming the central bank does as expected, should draw […]

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM – 8 June 2018

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week’s big stories: G7 talks weigh on markets, sterling falls on Brexit proposals, ECB remarks hit bonds. Dollar Struggles as Geopolitics and Central Banks Take Center Stage Risk Aversion Seen Ahead […]

Risk Aversion Seen Ahead of Hostile G6+1 Summit

Trade a Touchy Subject as Trump Isolates US Ahead of Quebec Meeting Financial markets are in risk aversion mode ahead of the G7 summit in Quebec on Friday, with investors potentially concerned as leaders clash over trade and other issues. While Trump has at times appeared friendly with certain other heads of state in the […]