The German Federal Election is almost a month away when German citizens will head to the polls on September 24th, which likely to be the country’s most significant political contest in decades. This election comes after the shocking Brexit referendum outcomes and the US election at the end of last year, which ended up with Donald J. Trump to be...

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After the big victory of the centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron against the riskiest far right candidate in Europe Marine Le Pen, Europe and France are facing new risks. The presidential election is behind us, and now the parliamentary elections are under way. The parliamentary elections in France began on June 11th and will end on the 18th of...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
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All eyes will turn today towards the US once again to see a political event everyone has been waiting for. At 10:00 a.m. Eastern time, James B. Comey, the former FBI director will testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and millions of Americans are likely to pause what they are doing and watch this testimony. Financial Aspect...

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Gold prices

Once again, if you have been following our previous reports especially about Gold and Silver, you would be able to explain why and how metals recovered back up after declining significantly last month. In the past few weeks, we were confident that Gold and Silver are likely to recover most of the recent declines, despite the fact that many fund...

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inflation expectations

The US Dollar Index managed to rise since the beginning of the week, amid a lack of fundamentals across the board, whether in Asia, Europe, and the US. However, there is still some confusion among  traders on why the US Dollar declined on Friday right after the US Jobs Report, despite the fact that it came in better than expected. Moreover, th...

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Gold_Precious metals

For the past two weeks, metals have been declining gradually after multiple months of gains, leading both Gold and Silver to rise to new levels, not seen since the end of last year. Moreover, both metals have broken above key resistance areas, which keeps the possibility for further gains unchanged. However, as we noted in our last week’s repo...

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FTSE, Indices

Global equities saw a notable rebound since the beginning of last week, following the first round of the French Election results. Global equities added an average of 2%-4% each in few days, followed by a stabilization ahead of key economic releases and events later this week. The main concern remains from France, despite the fact that the publ...

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Macron_French Election

It's Monday, the 1st of May of 2017 and the second round of the French election is less than 6 days away, where such election might change the shape of Europe once and for all. Latest Public Polls Since the end of the 1st round of the election, Macron has been leading with more than 60% of the public polls, while Le Pen was short below 40%...

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BoE_Sterling_GBP

Earlier this morning, there were some economic figures from the UK, which came in with another disappointment, showing a clear sign of slowing down and increasing the risk of Brexit fears. Such figures continue to prove that the Bank of England is still far away from changing its easy policy anytime soon. In fact, the risk is rising toward furt...

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Since the Q4 of last year until today, we haven’t seen a reasonable retracement in global equities, especially in the US equities. For the past few weeks, S&P500 and DowJones had a slight retracement to the downside, which did not exceed 3%. This was right before the French election, which was considered as the riskiest event of last week....

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