Category Archives: Foreign Exchange Trading

  • 19
    Sep 2018

    All eyes will be on British PM Theresa May as she makes her way to Salzburg today to address EU leaders over dinner this evening. This informal summit is considered a turning point for Brexit: will the UK be able to pull the ultimate deal (single market access and frictionless trade, minus free movement of

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  • 5
    Sep 2018

    Is market sentiment brightening?

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    There are tentative signs that this week’s risk sell off, particularly in emerging markets, could be taking a breather. The Argentinian equity index rose more than 4% on Wednesday, and the Brazilian index is up some 0.5%. The Istanbul index is also up more than 1% on Thursday, which is symbolic since Turkey was the

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  • 5
    Sep 2018

    Is the EM FX sell off overdone?

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    Emerging markets are in focus for another day. The South African rand made a fresh 2-year intraday low versus the USD and is now more than 4% lower since Monday. Contagion has taken hold, and emerging market FX is a sea of red today, this has also spread to the emerging market equity space, with

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    Sep 2018

    Why US equities could continue to outperform

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    Markets across the board are struggling with uncertainty on Thursday, and US equity futures are all pointing lower at the time of writing. Events weighing on investors include, the continuing trade dispute between the US and Chin, which has flared its head once again, and the as yet unsigned Nafta deal is also leaving investors’

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