Fundamental Analysis

The string of higher retail sales volumes recorded over the last few months certainly bodes well for overall growth during the second quarter, which is tracking just above 3%. While a solid labour mar...
Fundamental Analysis

The EUR's has surged to a new two-year high outright earlier this morning (€1.1679) while most major stock exchanges consolidated as the markets assess an investigation into the U.S. president that ...
Fundamental Analysis

The DAX index has posted small gains in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,454.20, up 0.22% on the day. It's a quiet end to the week, with no German or eurozone releases. On Thurs...
Fundamental Analysis

The stronger-than-expected UK retail sales report failed to support the British Pound, as the gain was thought to be related to temporary warm weather effects. At the moment of data release, the Sterl...
Fundamental Analysis

The fourth consecutive healthy Australian employment report boosted a 30-basis point increase in the AUD/USD exchange rate, sending the Aussie to fresh 2017 highs right after the data was released. An...
Fundamental Analysis

It was Halloween for Draghi yesterday. Whatever Draghi was selling yesterday no one was buying it, or perhaps he has the worst selling skills. The euro-dollar pair has touched another high for this ye...
Fundamental Analysis

The US Labour Department released Jobless claims data, on Thursday, showing a drop of 15K for the week ended July 15th to 233K. This was the lowest level for 5 months and is a strong indication of a s...
Fundamental Analysis

The Euro Dollar has been on a significant bullish run over the past 24 hours as ECB Chair Mario Draghi stoked the fires of speculation with his latest commentary on the state of the Eurozone economy. ...
Fundamental Analysis

The Swissy has moved to test a critical technical support level over the past 24 hours and this could result in a reversal for the pair in the immediate future. Overall, it is unlikely that any such r...
Fundamental Analysis

The ECB's Survey of Professional forecasters is due for release today where focus will be on the longer-term inflation expectations. The survey-based inflation expectations have been fairly stable at ...