forex metals

Gold Gold prices were higher this week, taking their cues from a weaker US Dollar which softened in response to weaker than expected economic data along with the prospect of negotiation between the US and China over the ongoing trade dispute. The latest US inflation data for August came in below expectations at 2.7% vs 2.9% on the headline read...

2018-09-14 James Harte Read more
forex metals

Gold Gold prices were softer this week, but only just, managing to rally up off initial lows on the week as the US Dollar traded lower. The weakness in USD came in response to a report that President Trump told the Wall Street Journal he is considering taking trade action against Japan. The US is already heavily engaged in a trade war with Chin...

2018-09-07 James Harte Read more
commodities gold

Gold Gold prices extended their declines this week having printed just one positive weekly session out of the last seventh as the US Dollar rally continues to build. The market took its cues this week from a lacklustre ECB meeting which saw the ECB reaffirming its commitment to winding down QE this year while keeping rate son hold through summe...

2018-07-27 James Harte Read more

Risk-off period appears to be making an impact on the charts and on the price action movements. With the “VIX Spike & US Indices – Bears Territory” article, a scenario out of the ordinary was explained and then backed-up with charts and technical analysis. The mentioned scenario reflects a possibility for a volatility spike and a remem...

2018-07-26 Richard Tataru Read more
EUR & XAU Bulls Awaiting Their Turn

Surfs up dudes! Hold onto your boards, it's another episode of Surfing the Waves with Richard Tataru! EUR & XAU Bulls Awaiting Their Turn! During this technical analysis video, Richard is following up on his most recent and successful views, which were previously posted in the “USD Bulls Vs Bullfighters – Patterns At Decisive Levels” arti...

2018-05-29 Richard Tataru Read more
Rate Hike Expectations Commodities Tumble

Gold: Fed Rate Hike Expectations Crush Gold The yellow metal tumbled this week as the US Dollar enjoyed a resurgent rally on Fed rate hike expectations. The uptick in global growth alongside stronger inflation has seen investors taking a more bullish shift on the US Dollar, expecting that the Fed will be forced to raise rates at a quicker pace ...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
Most Popular Trades of 2017

Now we are well and truly into 2018, Orbex would like to have a quick recap of the Most Popular Trades of 2017. The World Bank had projected a growth rate of 2.7% for the global economy at the start of 2017, while expressing concerns about political instability in the developed economies. Developments in the US economy, which is the world’...

2018-01-18 Orbex Read more
Gold bullions

Disturbing news are coming (again!) from North Korea, and that brings back the fears of the nuclear war. North Korea launched another ballistic rocket, which flew over Japan’s airspace and fell in the ocean. Such act by North Korea has led the US, Japan, and South Korea to call for an emergency meeting of the US security council and the safe ha...

2017-08-29 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Chinese gold lion

Gold has been testing the 1300 barrier since the beginning of this year, with no clear break above that resistance so far. And now is the fourth time; so here comes the big question, is it the right time for gold to break that barrier? If so, where are we heading? Interesting Weekly Close Last week, you might say that Gold failed to break...

2017-08-28 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more