January 6, 2018
UK productivity

Pound Gains as UK Productivity Growth Hits Six Year High

Despite a strong run in the US Dollar on Friday, the British Pound made gains against the greenback following news that UK Productivity Growth reached a six […]
December 9, 2017
US Dollar and Stocks

Positive US Data Boosts Greenback

The US Dollar closed the week with gains, as investors reacted to positive US data. Non-Farm Payrolls Data   The highly anticipated Non-Farm Payrolls data released […]
December 4, 2017
US Tax cuts

US Dollar Hits Two Week High on US Tax Cuts News

The trading week begun with strong gains for the US dollar in Asian trading, following news that the U.S. Senate approved a tax overhaul over the weekend. […]
November 21, 2017
GBP/USD

GBP/USD Stable But Bullish in Busy Day For UK Data

The GBP/USD and the UK economy took centre stage today in a busy day for UK data. UK Public Sector Borrowing   The UK’s public finances […]
November 20, 2017
Gold lower

Gold Prices Lower on Strengthening USD, Down From One Month High

Gold prices eased from the one month high recorded last week, as a strengthening greenback hit dollar-priced commodities. Having recorded a 1.8% gain last week, its second […]
November 9, 2017
US Dollar Lower

US Dollar Lower After Weak Jobs Data

The US Dollar was mainly lower in today’s Asian and European sessions, as investors reacted to the release of disappointing U.S. jobless claims data. Soft Jobs Data […]
November 1, 2017
US Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington

US Dollar Rises as Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged

The US Dollar made strong gains in the North American trading session, as the Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged. The Fed has already raised interest rates […]
November 1, 2017
Gold

Gold Rises Ahead of Key Fed Rates Decision

Gold and Silver both posted gains in Asian and early European trading, as investors focused on the outcome of the upcoming Fed rates decision due later […]
October 27, 2017
US Dollar

Dollar Higher as US Jobless Claims Improve Risk Sentiment

The US dollar was higher and both gold and silver declined steeply in North American markets before reversing some of its losses in a mixed Asian […]