March 16, 2018

The US Dollar firmed against its major peers on Thursday, with a lack of any significant news flow causing investors to turn their attention to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

The Federal Reserve is overwhelmingly expected to increase the target range for its feder...

March 7, 2018

The Euro and Sterling both jumped by over half a percent against the US Dollar on Tuesday after news of talks between North and South Korea led to an improvement in sentiment towards riskier currencies.

According to a report out of Seoul yesterday morning, the North and...

February 27, 2018

The US Dollar edged higher against its major peers on Monday, before retracing some of its gains as investors eyed a speech by the new Chair of the Federal Reserve at 13:00 UK time today.

Freshly appointed FOMC Chair Jerome Powell will be kick-starting a busy week in fi...

February 21, 2018

The Pound was given a boost against its major counterparts on Tuesday after a report suggested that the European Parliament will push for Britain to obtain ‘privileged’ access to the single market after it leaves the European Union.

Sterling rose by around 50 pips follo...

February 20, 2018

With US financial markets closed on Monday due to Presidents Day, yesterday was a fairly quiet one in the currency markets. Investors instead awaited a slew of more meaningful announcements later in the week, which could lead to a volatile few days of FX trading.

US Dol...

February 16, 2018

The US Dollar continued to lose ground against its major peers on Thursday, extending a torrid run that has now seen the currency hit fresh three year lows and shed over 6% since mid-December alone.

Investors mostly overlooked Wednesday’s lofty inflation numbers that su...

February 15, 2018

A stronger-than-expected set of inflation data out of the US on Wednesday was not enough to prevent the Dollar falling for another day, with the greenback slipping to its lowest level in over a week.

Headline inflation in the US experienced its largest monthly increase...

February 14, 2018

Sterling edged higher against the US Dollar on Tuesday following the release of the latest set of UK inflation data, although gave back almost the entirety of yesterday’s gains as markets opened this morning.

Tuesday’s inflation data further ramped up speculation that t...

February 13, 2018

The major currencies spent much of Monday in a holding pattern following a particularly hectic few days of trading amid last week’s sharp sell-off in equity markets.


s is generally the case during periods of such dramatic declines in stock prices, the US Dollar and Jap...

February 9, 2018

The Pound jumped by over half a percent against both the US Dollar and the Euro following the Bank of England’s ‘Super Thursday’ announcement yesterday afternoon, in which the BoE ramped up expectations for a sooner-than-expected interest rate hike in the UK.

In what co...

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