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In this episode, Richard is following up on the previously posted “Bullish Patterns on Gold – EUR Stronger – Investors looking at YEN” article, and continuing the views he share during the “The World Cup NFP! – LIVE” webinar. Richard is also backing his volatility spike theory, previously posted with the “Trade War Sentiment – Volatility Spik...

2018-07-17 Richard Tataru Read more

In our weekly video Analysis, Ian Coleman will be looking at what is in store for the FX Majors in the coming week! With the RBA monetary policy meeting, and quarterly GDP figures for the AUD, as well as the CAD jobs report, its looking like a busy FX Week Ahead! [shortcode-variables slug="go2_tradeideas"]

2018-06-04 Ian Coleman Read more

Italy will present a new government on Friday based on an unlikely marriage between the left-wing protest 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League. It’s a populist union that found common ground on immigration, taxes and the social safety net. After 3 months of unproductive negotiations, and rejected political appointments, they finally have a ...

2018-06-01 Ashraf Laidi Read more
how will the spanish congress vote

The Spanish Congress is expected today to vote on a no-confidence vote against current Prime Minister (President of the Government) Mariano Rajoy. The motion was presented by the leader of the Socialist Party (PSOE), who has managed to assemble a shaky coalition of minority parties with enough votes to barely pass the motion - if all the members...

2018-06-01 Daniel John Grady Read more
italian elections mattarella

The Italian elections debacle has taken another plot twist this week as President Mattarella refrained from giving his support for a coalition government between the Five Star Movement and La Lega, which last week looked highly likely to happen. Mattarella blocked finance minister Paolo Savona, the finance minister, from being a member of govern...

2018-05-30 James Harte Read more
German economy loses momentum in Q1 2018

The German economy loses momentum in Q1 2018, rising at a slower pace than initially forecast in the first three months of the year. Data from federal statistics agency, Destatis showed that the Eurozone's largest economy grew at a pace of just 0.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis during the three months ending March 2017. The pace of growth w...

2018-05-22 John Benjamin Read more
EUR Dives on Weak Q1 GDP Estimate

EURUSD traded sharply lower over Tuesday this week as the latest growth data added weight to the view that the eurozone’s economic recovery is moderating. The flash GDP estimate for the first quarter came in at 0.4% quarter on quarter and just 2.5% year on year, marking a sharp decline from the prior reading of 2.8% year on year in the last quar...

2018-05-16 James Harte Read more
ECB Will Keep Buying Bonds Sinks EUR

ECB Keeps Policy Unchanged In line with broad market expectations, the ECB kept monetary policy unchanged at its April meeting held today.  The bank kept its main refinancing operations at zero and the interest rates for the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility at 0.25% and -0.40% respectively. We continue to expect interest ra...

2018-04-27 James Harte Read more
April ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Preview

In the April ECB monetary policy meeting preview we look at how the European Central Bank will be holding its monthly monetary policy meeting this week on Thursday. No changes are expected to the interest rates or the central bank's QE purchases at this week's meeting. Investors will be clued into the message from the ECB and also the press c...

2018-04-25 Ashraf Laidi Read more
dovish signals at the ECB

The ECB held its ECB Watchers conference on Wednesday last week. Policy makers at the central bank reassured that they remain cautious on making further adjustments to the monetary policy. The comments underlined the risks towards growth and the slower pace of inflation which has failed to see any inflationary pressures building despite the f...

2018-03-28 John Benjamin Read more