European open – Earnings, China, UK, gold, oil

Earnings Off to a Decent Start Europe is poised for a strong start to trading on the final day of the week, buoyed by another rally on Wall Street which surged back into record territory on Thursday. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon US earnings season is off to a decent start, with attention in these early […]

European update – US/China, earnings, gold, oil

Investors Relieved But Not Blown Away European stock markets are a little flat again on Thursday, with the US-China signing ceremony a day earlier failing to provide much excitement or spark another rally. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon In a way, it’s a relief that we haven’t seen the signing of the deal act as a […]

European open – Trade, Brexit vote, gold, oil

Boris Eyeing a Merry Brexmas (Sorry) As is to be expected at this time of year, markets have entered into holiday mode with futures eyeing another mixed bag on the open. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon We’re not exactly short of things to discuss. The phase one trade deal between the US and China is, sort […]

European open – Trade deal, Brexit, gold, oil

Christmas Gift or Exquisitely Wrapped Lump of Coal? European stocks are a little lower on the open, having ridden the wave of trade war optimism in recent days after a deal was struck between the US and China. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon Of course, it’s never quite that simple and straightforward. The deal is subject […]

Business Breakfast with OANDA on Jazz FM

On this morning’s show, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam joined Michael Wilson to discuss the trade war, the new Brexit deadline, House of Fraser, Boeing and the future of charitable donations. Jeremy Leaf, an estate agent and former Residential Chairman of the RICS, joins the show to discuss the outlook for the housing market next […]

Conservatives on course for massive majority

Sterling soars as Conservatives head for a majority The pound is soaring after the exit polls showed the Conservatives winning a strong majority in the 2019 general election. This has been a bitterly fought election that has once again divided the nation but perhaps not as much as it could have. Should the exit polls […]

Brexit bonanza (webinar)

OANDA Senior Market Analysts Craig Erlam and Ed Moya discuss the latest Brexit development days before the European Council summit.
They also give their analysis on GBPUSD, EURGBP, GBPCAD, GBPJPY and UK100 (FTSE 100) charts.

European open – Fed, Saudi Arabia, oil, gold

Markets tread water ahead of Fed Equity markets are mixed on Tuesday as traders continue to piece together the events in Saudi Arabia over the weekend and speculate on Wednesday’s Fed decision. Source – Thomson Reuters Eikon The Fed’s two day meeting starts today and the result may not be the foregone conclusion it looked even […]