Market Weekly Outlook (April 26-30) – BoJ, Fed and US GDP in sight

The dollar index closed the last week below 91 to complete three consecutive weeks of losses. The S&P 500, on the other hand, recovered swiftly. Earnings reports, FOMC and US GDP reports are expected to steal the spotlight this week.  Market Wrap The Dollar The dollar opened this week bearish after last week’s low confirmed […]

The Week Ahead, April 19-23 – Vaccines, BoC and ECB

The market is starting the week in a mixed mood but generally, the risk appetite is still intact. Earnings seasons continue this week as the market watch for fresh clues from the ECB and BoC. Market Recap The US-10 yr bond yield’s retracement to 1.6% on Friday is becoming short-lived again. Early on Monday, the […]

The Week Ahead (March 8-12) – US Inflation, CAD Employment, ECB and BoC

It’s a fresh week in the market. Investors were shocked last week as risk-off returned on the ground of the Fed and its peers playing down on inflation. The positive impact of the Covid vaccine has led to the re-opening of economies. This, in turn, has produced better than anticipated economic data which are proofs […]

The Week Ahead (March 1-6) – spotlight on NFP, RBA and Stimulus

A fresh week is starting in the financial market. Traders and investors will expect as much volatility as was seen last week. Ahead of the US employment data, will the dollar add to gains? The market will not be void of big moves this week. The US is expected to push the 1.9 trillion pandemic […]

The Week Ahead – Fed Chair and RBNZ to spark a loaded week

The United States will release its Q4 GDP second estimate together with some other fundamentals this week. Meanwhile, currency traders could be more interested in Fed Chair Powell’s testimonies and the RBNZ monetary policy. Aside from the fundamentals, the risk drivers remain vaccine developments, stimulus and the expected global economic rebound.  Last Week Recap It […]

The week ahead as Vaccine progress boosts Investors’ confidence

The US dollar index is close to making a fresh February low as investors eye riskier instruments. Light macros and holidays in the US and China might reduce the momentum early in the week. Therefore, risk sentiment will remain the core market drivers.  The dollar remains pressured close to 90.3 and might break below 90.25 […]

The week ahead – mixed risk tone starting a potentially volatile week

The week started very active with big bearish openings across risk assets. However, the Asian session is leading a cautiously positive recovery. Heading into the London session, safe havens are pressured after being supported by last week’s beating of the stock markets. S&P 500 is recovering over half of Friday’s dip – up by over […]

The Week Ahead – Will the Dollar fight back in the FOMC week?

It’s the fourth trading week of the year and it seems the gap between the positive and negative market sentiments is widening. Last week was mixed, with the first half showing signs of growing optimism until the latter half choked the market to shed some of these wins. The bull-bear battle is getting more intense […]

The Week ahead in the market – end of correction or deeper dip?

Safe-havens gained last week as the market priced in President-elect Biden’s fresh fiscal package ahead of the January 20 inauguration. This week is set to be buzzed with many high-impact events from geopolitical to economic. Will risk-off prevail again or the markets will be back on top? Minor corrective dips were seen across the riskier […]

Weekly Market Outlook – USD adds to gain, Crypto shed profits

The new week started with profit shedding as the general market mood fell. The stock markets are shedding profit, thus, dragging riskier FX along. Metals are on the bounce while the oil market started the week on the downside. The dollar ended last week bullish despite a poor December US job data. Bitcoin with other […]