Fundamental Analysis

Overnight, the RBA released the minutes from its February policy meeting. The tone of these minutes was little changed from the statement accompanying the decision, as it echoed similar upbeat comment...
Fundamental Analysis

After surging to a record level in December (+9.7%m/m), Swiss exports contracted significantly in January, sliding 4%m/m in real terms. Despite the fact that this is not good news for the Swiss econom...
Fundamental Analysis

Yesterday, EUR/USD and USD/JPY held extremely tight ranges. Political uncertainty caps the topside of the euro. The dollar receives support from hawkish Fed speak as markets await Trumps' fiscal plans...
Fundamental Analysis

In the US, service and manufacturing PMIs for February are due to be released. Both PMIs are at levels indicating a tailwind for the overall economy and have furthermore been rising steadily since lat...
Fundamental Analysis

With US markets closed for Presidents Day holiday, markets have done little more than moved sideways in soundless trade. With few news events to influence rates markets, it was a very dull day in the ...
Fundamental Analysis

The increasing levels of volatility the Greenback has dished out this month continues to highlight how the currency remains entangled in a fierce tug of war between the Fed hawks and President Trump. ...
Fundamental Analysis

The UK economy has weathered surprisingly well since the Brexit vote as economic data consistently surprises to the upside. However, dark clouds have started to gather on the horizon as the reality of...
Fundamental Analysis

Sales in the United Kingdom dropped for the third straight month in January, indicating that consumers started feeling the pressure of higher prices and slower wage growth. According to the official d...