CATEGORY EUR/USD

Back to the drawing board 

Back to the drawing board  Despite a hawkish  Fed hike last night the USD failed to rally. Without reading too much into the usual FOMC exercise in verbal gymnastics. The USD dollar couldn’t find a grip above near-term resistance after  US 10 year Treasuries could not break above 3 % when Chair  Powell reminded markets…

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US equity markets defy gravity.

US equity markets defy gravity. Equity Markets US equity markets continue to defy gravity and extending the recent winning streak to four straight sessions. It was all about the financials as a series of coordinated hawkish comments from ECB members,  that the end of QE will be top of the to-do list with some suggesting…

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Live FX Market Analysis – 5 June 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the major events moving financial markets right now including political chaos in Italy and Spain and Trump’s tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico. He also previewed the week ahead. Craig also gives his live analysis on EURUSD (13:31), GBPUSD (17:04), EURGBP (18:39), AUDUSD (19:24),…

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Risk Appetite Remains as Italian Talks Continue

Markets Remain Buoyed By Potential Progress in Italy US futures are trading flat ahead of the open on Thursday, with Europe mostly a little higher as negotiations continue to avoid another election in Italy. Not too long ago, a coalition government in Italy consisting of two eurosceptic populist parties was a feared and unlikely prospect…

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