April 2018 Monthly Outlook

The month of March saw the Federal Reserve Bank hiking interest rates by 25 basis points in a highly anticipated move. The central bank signaled that it would stick to three rate hikes this year amid speculation that the Fed could move for a more aggressive rate hike path. The U.S. dollar remained mixed across the board during the month. Else...

2018-04-10 John Benjamin Read more
FED Reserve

FX Markets Monthly Outlook December 2017 The month of November was fairly quiet for the markets with no major shocks or surprises. The main talking points of the month were the fact that president Trump managed to finally push the tax reforms proposals during the month however, it is still under discussion. He also selected Fed Governor, Jer...

2018-03-12 John Benjamin Read more
OPEC agrees to production cut

The month of April saw one the markets pass through some of the significant headwinds to political uncertainty. In the Eurozone, all eyes were on the French elections which saw the first round of voting qualifying the centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and the far-right leaning candidate, Marine Le Pen. With the second round of voting due in a ...

2017-05-02 John Benjamin Read more
Fundamental Analysis Brief

Traders and investors are likely to recover quickly from the Christmas and New Year break as the economic calendar starts off on a busy note during the first trading week of the year. On a monthly timeline, January is likely to see focus turning back to the economy and the fundamentals although there is a possibility that the central banks will ...

2016-12-29 John Benjamin Read more