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Global foreign direct investment in 2022: Chile on top
City Index explored which countries benefited the most from foreign direct investment in 2022. Find out which locations made it to the top ten.
EUR/USD, GBP/USD, GOLD and AUD/NZD Forecast: Forex Friday
In this week’s edition, we discuss the US dollar, EUR/USD forecast, GBP/USD forecast and gold forecast, and look forward to the RBA, RBNZ and NFP
EUR/USD forecast: Bullish trend intact as key data eyed
The divergence in monetary policy between the Fed and ECB is likely to support the bullish EUR/USD forecast
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Japanese yen analysis: USD/JPY breaks out despite bearish seasonality
USD/JPY's price action this week is providing a strong signal given the yen's usually bullish seasonal backdrop.
CFD trading for beginners
Looking to get started with CFDs? Read our CFD trading for beginners guide for a handy introduction to the topic. Including how to learn CFD trading, a few strategies to get you started and more.
Australia's softer inflation could see the RBA hold rates next week
AUD pairs are broadly lower as inflation falls to 6.8% y/y (7.1% expected), bolstering expectations that the RBA will hold rates at their April meeting.
Technical Tuesday: EUR/USD, FTSE, Nasdaq and Copper
In this week’s report, we are getting technical on the EUR/USD, FTSE, Nasdaq and Copper.
The Yen repatriation trade appears to be back in play
The Japanese yen has surged higher during today’s Asian session, suggesting the end of fiscal year repatriation trade is in play.
Currency Pair of the Week: USD/JPY
USD/JPY is our featured pair thanks to the yen’s heightened volatility in recent times and as we have some key data from the US
European Open: EUR/USD consolidates ahead of German IFO report
Currencies saw tight ranges overnight, but we see the potential for EUR/USD to have another crack at 1.0700 whilst prices remains below 1.0800.
Commitment of traders report (COT):
The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.
Canadian dollar analysis: USD/CAD knocking on key 1.3605 support
USD/CAD is forming a potential descending triangle pattern into 1.3650 support ahead of key data tomorrow.
Paper trading: advantages and how to
Paper trading began as a way to practise trading before the existence of digital trading platforms. Today, paper trades refer to using demo accounts or other trading simulators to practice trading live markets without risks.
BoE lifts interest rates to highest since 2008
A 25-basis point rate hike was mostly priced in, especially in light of the latest inflation data that was released on Wednesday
FOMC meeting recap: Dollar dives on “dovish hike”
The Fed has toned down its statement to give it flexibility to pause the interest rate hiking cycle in May depending on incoming economic data
GBP/JPY extends recovery as hot CPI boosts BoE hike odds
The GBP/JPY has been supported by a double dose of bullish factors this week.
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BoE Preview: 25 bps hike and done?
We think the BoE will go ahead with a 25-bps hike and then pause to assess the impact of the previous hikes.
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European Open: EUR/USD holds above 1.0700 ahead ZEW sentiment report
EUR/USD is trading within a tight range ahead of today’s ZEW report, which suggests we could be facing a breakout of it (one way or another).
European Open: Cautious trade to start the week, EUR/AUD in focus
It has been a quiet session overnight, as traders wait to see how Europe reacts to the weekend’s headlines.
Backtesting: How to test and refine your trading strategy
Backtesting is a method of testing your trading strategy against historical market data. Learn how it can help refine your strategy.
ECB had to hike by 50 bps but euro slips
ECB provided no forward guidance and/or commitment to future hikes...
A guide to momentum trading and indicators
Momentum trading is a popular strategy for finding opportunities in short-term volatility. Find out how momentum trading works, and which indicators you can use.
European Open: SNB come to the rescue of Credit Suisse, ECB up next
The SNB (Swiss National Bank) has swept in to provide much needed liquidity to Credit Suisse, which should soothe some concerns over risk to the financial system.