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Morning commentary: Capital Spreads

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Euro and pound on the back foot before UK election, RBA cut by-passed

Posted on: 5 May 2015

With two days to before the UK’s general election, the political uncertainties anchor the GBP-complex on the downside.

Appetite in EUR and GBP diverges post-FOMC

Posted on: 30 April 2015

An aggressive EURUSD rally ruled the European open.

EUR and GBP trim gains, FOMC in focus

Posted on: 27 April 2015

We are heading into an event full week for the G10 complex. The central bank decisions will be in focus this week.

GBPUSD clears 1.50 offers as USD trims gains

Posted on: 22 April 2015

The Cable rallied on stops above 1.50 amid the BoE minutes stated that the decision to hold the bank rate at the historical low of 0.50% has been “finely balanced” given the risks of a faster-than-expected pick-up in inflation.

EURUSD skewed negatively, AUD weakens

Posted on: 21 April 2015

The US markets made a good start to the week.

Can the PBOC prevent a hard landing?

Posted on: 20 April 2015

European equities are set to surge out of the starting blocks this morning, tracking overnight gains in Asia off the back of a PBOC reserve requirement ratio cut.

What’s a trader to do?

Posted on: 17 April 2015

European equities are set to start mixed this morning on conflicting cues.

Bulls taking a breather

Posted on: 16 April 2015

European equities are set to edge lower on the open.

Silver lining to global weakness

Posted on: 15 April 2015

European equities are set to start mixed as global growth worries turn traders cautious.

Stocks losing steam

Posted on: 14 April 2015

European equities are set to dip on the open following profit taking overnight in the US and Asia.

Caution on the open

Posted on: 13 April 2015

European equities are set to open flat to marginally higher this morning.

Bulls on the advance, for now

Posted on: 10 April 2015

European equities are set to start with gains following positive sessions in the US and Asia overnight.

Forget the Fed, let’s rally anyway

Posted on: 9 April 2015

European equities are set to start with gains on the open. After yesterday’s choppy session, the bulls are going to have another attempt at prolonging the rally once more.

FOMC minutes, Alcoa earnings and BG deal in focus

Posted on: 8 April 2015

As expected, the BoJ maintained the status quo at the April 7-8th meeting. The USDJPY advanced toward the upper end of our 118.10/120.60 range before the BoJ announcement, and then pared gains without damaging any critical technical levels on the top

Waiting on the FOMC minutes

Posted on: 8 April 2015

European equities are set to sip on the open following a late sell off in the US overnight. There’s wasn’t anything particularly bearish out, more the case that the bulls have just run out of steam.