Matt Simpson

Matt Simpson financial analyst

Matt Simpson

Market Analyst

Matt Simpson is a certified technical analyst who combines charts and fundamentals to generate trading themes. He has traded spot FX and CFDs for over 10 years and more recently traded futures markets.

Over the past decade, Matt has provided analysis and education for several brokers across Asia. And as part of a trade recommendations team he developed expertise in strategy design, development and back-testing which he blends with his overall analytical framework.

Matt was also a regular guest on Bloomberg Radio and Sky News Business, and frequently quoted in financial organisations including Reuters, Dow Jones and CNBC.

Webinars

Is the pound set to suffer amidst Johnson’s latest political woes?

Another day of political turmoil awaits Johnson’s government after two top cabinet members Sunak and Javid resigned yesterday. But does the British pound care?

European Open: The DAX hits a 20-month low, ISM services in focus

The DAX is against the ropes on recession fears, ahead of several key data points from Germany, Europe and the US today.

Volatility subsides in Asia, Gold plunges through $1800

Volatility seen across European markets have yet to make their way to Asia. Yet gold’s notable crash through 1800 is yet to tempt any meaningful bids.

European Open: The DAX and FTSE 100 remain below resistance

Barring a notable spell of risk-on, I’m keeping an eye on potential bearish setups on the DAX and FTSE 100 whilst they remains below key resistance levels.

AUD traders ‘sold the fact’ as RBA hiked by 50-bps as expected

The Australian dollar was promptly sold off on the confirmation that the RBA hikes rates by 50-bps, as traders seemingly bought the rumour and sold the fact.

July 5, 2022 06:22 AM

European Open: Gold holds above $1800 (for now)

Gold saw a false break of 1800 on Friday. The last time that happened in May, it marked a 6-week low.

July 4, 2022 06:37 AM

Commitment of traders report (COT): Copper investors run to the exit

If copper truly is a barometer of economic health, then it is worth noting that large speculators were their most bearish on copper futures since March 2020 last week.

European Open: DAX retests 13k, UK GDP and German retail sales up next

Despite a false break of 13k last week, I see the potential for the DAX to continue lower and break that key level.

June 30, 2022 06:40 AM

China’s manufacturing and services sectors expanded in June

Data from NBS (National Bureau of Statistics) expanded for the first month in four as lockdown restrictions were eased.

European Open: Keep an eye on Germany's Regional CPI’s

The first (of several) regional inflation reports for Germany came in soft this morning, and that could be a lead for Germany’s broad CPI released at lunch today.

June 29, 2022 06:24 AM

European Open: Gold remains rangebound, $112 pivotal for WTI

Gold remains stuck in a choppy range which makes it more appealing for range-trading strategies, whilst WTI has risen to a 5-day high and probes a key resistance zone.