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AUD/USD: Where to next?

With poor economic data and a rate cut from China, it was almost a perfect storm for commodity currencies to sell off, particularly, AUD/USD.

Currency Pair of the Week: GBP/USD

With the UK CPI and employment data this week, along with a China rate cut and US housing data, manufacturing data, and retail sales, GBP/USD could be in for some volatility.

Growth concerns return to the forefront

Crude leads commodities slump on weak Chinese data and US Empire Manufacturing Index plunges into negative

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AIG spin off: how will the Corebridge IPO impact AIG shares?

AIG is expected to spin off its life and retirement business via an IPO as soon as September, but the Corebridge listing has been delayed before. Find out everything we know about AIG’s spin off.

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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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Where next for Tencent stock ahead of Q2 earnings?

Tencent is forecast to report its first-ever drop in revenue as the tough environment in China takes its toll.

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Johnson & Johnson spin off: what does it mean for JNJ shares?

Johnson & Johnson announced in November 2021 that it’s spinning off its consumer business into a new, publicly traded company by November 2023. Find out everything we know about what it could mean for JNJ shares and shareholders.

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ASX200 Afternoon Report August 15th 2022

The ASX200 trades 41 points higher at 7074 at 3 pm Sydney time.

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European Open: Is gold building up towards its next leg higher?

Whilst gold prices are meandering around $1800, we take comfort in the fact support has been established around 1783.

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Australian FY22 earnings preview - CSL

CSL Limited (CSL) is Australia's largest drugmaker, one of the world's largest biotech companies, a leader in flu treatments and plasma protein therapies, and a leading provider of in-licensed vaccines.

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Commitment of traders report (COT): Yen traders are increasingly bullish

The divergence between market positioning and yen futures pricing continues to widen, with large speculators piling into fresh long bets and dragging net-short exposure lower.

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Week Ahead: Traders mull peak inflation heading into “retail week”

This week expect to see more follow through price action from US inflation data and a focus on the consumer

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Earnings This Week: Walmart, Tencent and BHP

Retail stocks headline the US calendar this week, while BHP and Persimmon are in focus in the UK.

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Forex Friday: EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY

In this week’s edition, we discuss the dollar’s recovery despite weaker inflation data, and talk up the prospects of the euro, pound and yen.

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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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European Open: EUR/GBP stays within range ahead of UK data dump

EUR/GBP finds itself at an interesting juncture, as a break out of its current range could mark its next directional move.

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China producer prices continue to fall - China A50 set to rally?

We revisit the China A50 to outline why we think it has seen a significant low, and could be set to return to a longer-term bullish trend.

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Gold dips despite softening signs of inflation

Perhaps a bit of basing and consolidation is needed for the metal to gear up for a clean breakout above $1800.

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August 11, 2022 05:17 PM
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What is a fiat currency? Everything you need to know about the classic monetary asset

A fiat currency is a monetary instrument backed by a national government like the British pound or Canadian dollar. Learn how fiat currencies operate and how they compare to other types of money.

USD/JPY heading to 130?

With the odds of 75 basis point hike having dropped, the Fed is careful not to push too hard against that...

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How to trade the flag pattern

Bear and bull flag patterns are two common motifs that can predict the continuation of a trend. Learn all about them here – including how to trade flags, and how flags differ to pennants.

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Disney vs Netflix: Who is winning the streaming war?

Disney shares are on the rise after the company revealed it now has more video streaming subscribers on its books than Netflix.

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ASX200 Afternoon Report August 11th 2022

The ASX200 trades 64 points higher at 7057 at 3.20 pm Sydney time.

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August 11, 2022 06:44 AM