Crude oil prices are looking to official EIA inventory flow statistics for direction while gold is bracing for the much-anticipated FOMC monetary policy announcement.
The US Dollar may rise if the Federal Reserve continues to project three interest rate hikes in 2018, topping what is already priced into financial markets.
USD/JPY is approaching multi-month range highs ahead of key U.S. event risk tomorrow. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.
The beginning of Bitcoin trading in the futures market has meant the introduction of even more volatility to already the most volatile asset in markets in 2017 - but perhaps not for long.
NZD/USD stands at risk of staging a more meaningful recovery should the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) deliver a dovish rate-hike at its last meeting for 2017.
Tomorrow brings a Federal Reserve rate decision where it's widely expected that we'll see the bank hike rates for the third time this year. More pressing, however, is what the bank is looking at for 2018, and this will be delivered via the dot plot matrix.
The US Dollar has been able to hold onto its gains since Friday's November US NFP report was released, but nothing else has materialized in a meaningful way since then.
Gold prices broke through yet another layer of chart support but significant follow-through seems unlikely before Wednesday’s FOMC monetary policy announcement.
The British Pound may be most responsive to UK CPI data if the headline outcome falls short of expectations. The Euro is likely to shrug off Germany’s ZEW survey.
The U.K. Consumer Price Index (CPI) may fuel the near-term weakness in GBP/USD as both the headline and core reading for inflation are expected to hold steady in November.
As we near the end of what's been a rather active 2017 across global markets, a number of longer-term themes remain at question. This week's entourage of Central Banks may provide some element of clarity.
Volatility should make itself familiar with all traders this week thanks to the saturated economic calendar.
Crude oil prices are attempting to recover after breaking a two-month uptrend. Gold prices are digesting losses and looking to the FOMC rate decision as the next key catalyst.
The New Zealand Dollar soared after Adrian Orr was named as the next RBNZ governor. The Japanese Yen may fall further as risk appetite swells across the markets.
With PMI readings pointing to growth momentum at multi-years highs and inflation expectations at their highest level of 2017, an upgrade to the European Central Bank’s 2018 forecasts could help the Euro reverse some of its recent losses.
Financial markets look set for fireworks as the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England deliver monetary policy announcements in the week ahead.
This coming week highlights three central bank meetings, with the FOMC expected to raise rates on Wednesday, while we’ll hear from the ECB and BoE on Thursday.
Most commodities had a horrible week, but no one told Oil traders to be worried. Prices currently remain below November highs, but fundamental support is coming from multiple angles.
Gold prices are testing a major technical support with all eyes on next week’s Fed policy meeting. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.
The past couple of weeks have brought some key pieces of Canadian data, all seemingly pointing to a positive backdrop. But the Bank of Canada remains cautious, and this could impact price action in CAD as we move into next year.
Sterling is the top performer vs the greenback today after rebounding off near-term support. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.
The near-term outlook for GBP/USD remains mired by a bearish sequence in the exchange rate, with the BoE expected to retain the current policy in December.
The U.S. Dollar is finally showing some signs of life after what's been a punishing 2017: But tomorrow brings NFP, and next week brings the Fed. Matters may begin to shift very quickly over the next week.
Gold prices fell as markets appeared to shift up the expected timeline for next year’s Fed rate hike cycle. Crude oil prices plunged, spooked by a large build in refined product inventories.
The Euro may shrug off an updated set of third-quarter GDP figures to focus on a convention held by Germany’s SPD as it mulls another coalition with Angela Merkel.