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Two Trades to Watch: GBP/USD, Gold

GBP/USD rises ahead of BoE rate decision. Gold rises post Fed and looks to jobless claims.

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Today 08:26 AM
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European Open: BOE and SNB could be live meetings today

With the FOMC meeting in the rear view mirror, the focus now shifts to Europe where the UK and SNB announce their interest rate decisions.

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Are US deposits safe? Don’t bank on it Nasdaq bulls

US treasury secretary Janet Yellen has arguably stolen the show from the FOMC meeting, thanks to her comments on banking deposits which saw Wall Street slide into the close.

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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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Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?

Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?

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Big Tech layoffs: Are there more job cuts to come?

Meta and Amazon have embarked on their second round of job cuts, and we think more could be on the way.

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Two Trades to Watch: FTSE, USD/JPY

FTSE falls after hot UK inflation. USD/JPY tests the 50 sma resistance ahead of the Fed rate decision.

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Yesterday 08:10 AM

European Open: UK inflation up next, then focus shifts to the FOMC meeting

Today’s UK inflation print could be the difference between a final 25bp hike from the BOE tomorrow, or a pause. Then our attention turns to the FOMC meeting.

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What if the Fed Fund Futures curve is too dovish?

Fed fund futures (FFF) suggest an 87.1% chance of 25bp hike for today's FOMC meeting - and I agree with that part. But what about the rest of the curve?

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Yesterday 02:19 AM
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Technical Tuesday: Crude Oil

Crude oil should be largely immune to this week’s central bank decisions.

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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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March 21, 2023 01:30 PM
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Two Trades to Watch: EUR/USD, USD/CAD

EUR/USD stays above 1.07 ahead of German ZEW economic sentiment data. USD/CAD rises ahead of Canada inflation data.

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March 21, 2023 08:02 AM
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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).

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March 21, 2023 05:47 AM
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Currency Pair of the Week: GBP/USD

With the Fed and BoE rate decisions to come, along with some key economic data from both the UK and US, the GBP/USD has to be the currency pair of the week.

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March 20, 2023 01:15 PM
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Most traded stocks of the week

We reveal the most traded stocks among our clients over the past week, providing insight into what equities are grabbing the most attention from traders.

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March 20, 2023 09:06 AM
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Two Trades to Watch: DAX, Gold

DAX drops as banking fears linger. Gold rises above $2000.

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March 20, 2023 08:18 AM

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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.

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March 20, 2023 05:32 AM

UBS agrees to purchase Credit Suisse – what does that mean for sentiment?

Following tense weekend talks, UBS has agreed to purchase Credit Suisse by the end of the year for Fr 3 billion ($4.5 billion).

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US Open: Stocks slip but are set for a strong weekly gain

Stocks pare yesterday's rally after big US banks prop up First Republic Bank. Nasdaq is set to gain over 5% this week. US Michigan confidence is due shortly.

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March 17, 2023 12:56 PM
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Forex Friday: Bitcoin, Gold, Yields and Yen

In this week’s edition, we discuss Bitcoin, gold, dollar and yields

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Earnings This Week: GameStop, Tencent and Wetherspoons

Find out what to expect from this week's earnings calendar.

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Two Trades to Watch: Gold, DAX

Gold rises ahead of Michigan consumer confidence. DAX rises but is set for a steep weekly loss after a chaotic week in the markets .

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March 17, 2023 08:16 AM