FOMC meeting_Fed

The week ahead will be somewhat busy with data including the release of the FOMC meeting minutes, Eurozone flash GDP estimates, the UK's inflation and wage growth data and Australia set to report its jobs report. While trading volumes continue to remain low, the broader theme has become the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Ko...

2018-02-14 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC

In the next few hours, eyes will turn toward the Federal Reserve once again, as we are expecting the FOMC Meeting Minutes. The US market has been closed due to the 4th of July holiday, which led the markets to experience a drop in volatility and liquidity over the past two days. Yet, volatility is likely to spike higher today ahead of the FOMC ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
BOC_Canada's inflation_2403

Despite the recent developments in Europe, especially in the UK, Manchester attack, and raising the level of security in the UK, markets have been trading with low volume. Moreover, the European session today was quiet amid a lack of fundamentals across Europe, despite the fact that the German Consumer Confidence release, which posted the highe...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FOMC_ Yellen_USD

While the U.S. economic calendar last week was relatively light, the Federal Reserve members spoke at length over the week which stood out. Many members have maintained the view that the markets can expect another two rate hikes from the central bank this year. Here's a quick summary from various Fed officials who spoke during the week. San Fr...

2017-04-05 John Benjamin Read more
US Dollar Index_USD

The US Dollar Index began the week higher again and broke above its 100 barrier, leading to another push higher all the way to 100.60’s earlier this morning. Such more would ease the chances for our head and shoulder pattern to continue. However, the bearish outlook remains unchanged for the time being as long as the index continues to trade be...

2017-04-04 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FOMC

The week ahead is marked by a fresh trading week for the markets and with it comes a fresh set of economic data. Standing out among a host of economic releases will be the Fed's FOMC meeting minutes from the March meeting and the payrolls report for the month of March. Elsewhere, PMI figures from the Eurozone and the UK will be dominating the he...

2017-04-03 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC_ Yellen_USD

The global markets experienced a tight trading range throughout yesterday’s trading, as everyone was waiting for the FOMC Meeting Minutes to give us some clues about the future of the Fed’s policy. However, the Federal Reserve gave us mixed signals; some were good, and other were concerning. In today’s article, we will explain the Federal Reserv...

2017-01-05 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FOMC meeting_Fed

Policymakers at the US Federal Reserve acknowledged that the case to hike interest rates continued to strengthen. Despite a split vote, many members were of the opinion that a rate hike should happen "relatively soon," reaffirming that the central bank will hike rates in December, according to the November's FOMC meeting minutes released yesterd...

2016-11-24 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC_Yellen

The US Dollar recovered all of last week's losses, rising all the way up above 97.50. This occurred on the back of hopes for a rate hike by the Federal Reserve in December. Lack of fundamentals and thin liquidity have also helped the upside rally. Yet, we should take nothing for granted because a lot of economic figures will be released before D...

2016-10-12 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Federal Reserve_Orbex_Fed

Notes From The Statement At their September rates meeting the Federal Reserve opted to keep rates unchanged, in line with broad market expectations though 3 members voted for a hike, this time, around. The Fed decided to “wait for the time-being” for more progress towards goals. The Fed now sees one interest rate rise in 2016, two in 201...

2016-09-22 James Harte Read more