Orbex Market Flash

The Bank of England is in an incredibly frustrating situation. Although it has stated its desire to continue its path of policy tightening, it finds itself being held hostage by the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Until it knows the outcome of… Read More

Orbex Market Flash

CAD bulls received a boost on Friday as the latest inflation data for Canada came in stronger than expected. December CPI rose 2% year on year, above both the prior and expected rate of 1.7%. Given the roughly 40% collapse in oil prices… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold Gold prices have been slightly softer this week due mainly to a rebound in the US Dollar. Despite heavily delayed US news flow, due to the ongoing US government shutdown (now the longest in history), USD has managed to claim higher… Read More

Orbex Market Flash

The latest Japanese inflation data did little to inspire hope in a change-of-course for BOJ policy anytime soon. Core inflation, which strips out energy and food prices for December grew just 0.7% year on year. This data was down from the… Read More

Orbex Market Flash

The ongoing slump in oil prices was seen negatively impacting UK inflation once again in the final month of last year. The report, delivered by the Office for National Statistics, showed December headline CPI fell to 2.1%, down from 2.3%… Read More