Morning Update – 15/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 15, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St had a better day as fears over conflict with N. Korea subsided and the S&P rose by 1%, NASDAQ by 1.3% and the Dow by 0.62% so a solid day. This spilled over into the Asian markets that saw the Nikkei up 1.3%. The risk on sentiment is on view as… View Article

USD/CHF Update – 14/08/2017 (13:30PM) – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 14, 2017 by savi-admin USD/CHF Update – 14/08/2017 (13:30PM): USD/CHF’s recent rally terminated at the 50% retracement at .9772 and the market is back under pressure: The market has recently been rejected by the .9770 mid-June high and slipped to .9583 last week, before recovering slightly. Failure there would imply a return visit to the .9444/39 recent low and… View Article

USD/YEN Update – 14/08/2017 (11:45am) – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 14, 2017 by savi-admin USD/YEN Update – 14/08/2017 (11:45am): USDJPY saw weakness extend further on Friday, prodding briefly below support from the June low at 108.83, only to be met by fresh buying. Overnight is seeing this bounce continue, however, we see strength as corrective and look for a move back to support at 109.34 initially, then 108.92, ahead… View Article

EUR/USD Update – 14/08/2017 (11:30am) – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 14, 2017 by savi-admin EUR/USD Update – 14/08/2017 (11:30am): As London walk in EURUSD just tested Friday’s high which was driven by a lower US CPI giving the market little reason to buy USD. However a drift up in US yileds now capping EUR. Focus this week on the ECB minutes with special attention paid to any mention to… View Article

European Opening Session – 14/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 14, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets a sell-off in heavyweight basic resources stocks prompted a third day of losses for European shares on Friday, posting their worst week this year amid a ramp-up of tensions between the United States and North Korea. Volatility jumped and the pan-European STOXX 600 fell 1.1 percent, taking weekly losses to 2.8 percent, its worst… View Article

Morning Update – 14/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 14, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St closed higher on Friday as US inflation data disappointed, suggesting the Fed may not be able to hike as expected.. S&P closed up just 0.13% though as investors were wary of holding risk over the weekend in case comments or actions came from N. Korea. A muted overnight session in FX… View Article

European Close Market Briefing – 11/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 12, 2017 by savi-admin In European Equity Markets a sell-off in heavyweight basic resources stocks prompted a third day of losses for European shares on Friday, posting their worst week this year amid a ramp-up of tensions between the United States and North Korea. Volatility jumped and the pan-European STOXX 600 fell 1.1 percent, taking weekly losses to 2.8 percent, its worst… View Article

USD/YEN Update – 11/08/2017 (11:20am) – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 11, 2017 by savi-admin USD/YEN Update – 11/08/2017 (11:20am): The heavy tone amid the risk-off trade has led to a break of key initial support in 110.15/00 area while suggesting additional downside is due. In turn, we see a higher risk of a closer test of the range lows in the 108.83/13 zone, which will define whether a medium… View Article

European Open Market Briefing – 11/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 11, 2017 by savi-admin In Asian Equity Markets Japanese stocks finished slightly lower after a choppy session on Thursday, as investors kept a wary watch on tension over North Korea ahead of Japan’s long weekend. The Nikkei finished down 0.1 percent, at 19,729.74, erasing early morning gains. The broader Topix shed 0.65 point to 1,617.25, while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 shed… View Article

Morning Update – 11/08/2017 – by Arjun Lakhanpal

August 11, 2017 by savi-admin Morning all.. Wall St had another wobble as Trump and Kim continue to play “Chicken” and it seems that any missiles sent anywhere near Guam could now spark a response. Pres Trump: Maybe fire and fury statement on North Korea wasn’t tough enough; North Korea should be very, very nervous if it does anything to… View Article