Fundamental Analysis

Can USD Extend Its Up-move?

Although recently released FOMC meeting minutes triggered doubts that raising Fed rate too early could harm the US economy, the US Dollar Index (I.USDX) secured positive weekly closing as improvement in Inflation and Jobless numbers, coupled with hawkish tone of some FOMC members, during their public appearances, kept favoring December...

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What would monetary policy divergence mean for the markets?

In my last article we looked at the probable path of US interest rates, should the Federal Reserve decide to action a rate hike at its December meeting, or early in 2016. Of course the prospects for US interest rates are only one side of the coin and we need...

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Paris attack dents already weaker Euro

On November 13, 2015 a series of coordinated terrorist attacks left ineradicable marks on the capital city of France. Responding to the attacks on its capital, France launched airstrikes on Sunday against Syria. These tragic events have of course affected financial markets.

French economy, the second largest economy in the...

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Another Busy Week For The Forex Market Players

Deadly attacks in Paris also affected the global markets on Friday as participants rushed to secure their financial assets and sought USD as a stronger one to buy; however, the said news failed to provide positive weekly closing to the US Dollar Index (I.USDX) as slower than expected rise in...

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What’s the future for US interest rates?

Following the outsize October Non-Farm Payrolls number last Friday the consensus of opinion in the market is that the Federal Reserve will raise rates at its December meeting. Fed Funds futures currently imply a 68% chance of a rise.

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