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Weekly FX Update - 15th January 2013

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 5:22 pm | Direct FX

The New Year has started with a burst of positivity across most markets. A compromise in the US to avert the “fiscal cliff” has been joined by impressive Chinese economic data, massive stimulus in Japan and a positive slant for Europe from the European ... More >>

Weekly FX Update - Central banks to provide further stimulus

Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 5:29 pm | Direct FX

Last week saw a continuation of the major themes that have dominated the wider financial markets for 2012. Uncertainty in Europe looks to be re-emerging as political instability in Italy pushes debt funding rates higher for the non Franco-German governments. ... More >>

Weekly FX Update - Volatility to increase?

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 10:12 am | Direct FX

Last week saw relatively tame price action in the foreign exchange markets for the most part. The market has expected a positive result on the Greek funding issue, and has limited expectations for progress from the US fiscal negotiations. In the ... More >>

Weekly FX Update- 13 November 2012

Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 5:07 pm | Direct FX

The financial markets performed relatively well in what was an uncertain environment last week. Once the US election result was digested the focus quickly returned to on going issues in both the US and Europe. Ironically, global economic data was better ... More >>

Weekly FX Update - 6th November 2012

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 4:30 pm | Direct FX

The wider financial markets remain weary ahead of the tightly contested US Presidential elections. A second term for the Obama administration would likely see increased risk aversion in the short term lead to strength in the US dollar and lower global ... More >>

Market Overview

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 9:25 am | Direct FX

The financial markets were moribund for the most part last week. Summer holidays in the northern hemisphere have seen materially lower levels of activity for extended periods. This has meant a continuation of the recent range bound price action for ... More >>

Direct FX Weekly Market Overview - Aug 6

Monday, 6 August 2012, 4:48 pm | Direct FX

Last week proved to be a very interesting one for the financial markets, with a wide range of themes at play. The European Central Bank (ECB) held center stage with their much anticipated monetary policy announcement. Whilst short on details, the intent ... More >>

Weekly Market Overview

Monday, 30 July 2012, 6:49 pm | Direct FX

Last week proved to be a very interesting one for the financial markets, and may prove to be a water shed one for 2012. Unsurprisingly, the lead came from Europe. In what appears to have been an orchestrated move to provide reassurance to investors, ... More >>

FX Weekly Market Overview- 23 July

Monday, 23 July 2012, 8:28 pm | Direct FX

Weekly Market Overview- 23 July By Sam Coxhead of www.directfx.co.nz Market Overview: The interesting environment continues to play out in the wider financial markets. Europe continues to stumble along. Growth is of an ongoing concern, and teamed up ... More >>

Currency Commentaries July 9

Monday, 9 July 2012, 1:50 pm | Direct FX

Currency Commentaries: Please click below, to skip the Market Overview section, and go straight to our short specific currency reports. NZD/USD AUD/USD NZD/AUD (AUD/NZD) AUD/GBP (GBPAUD) NZD/GBP (GBP/NZD) AUD/EURO (EURO/AUD) NZD/CAD AUD/YEN NZD/EURO (EURO/NZD) ... More >>

Direct FX Weekly Market Overview - 2 July 2012

Monday, 2 July 2012, 7:27 pm | Direct FX

By Sam Coxhead of www.directfx.co.nz Market Overview: As the markets patiently waited for the EU summit last week, the expectations were not great. There had been little in the way of progress from previous summits, so the market positioned itself for ... More >>

Weekly Market Overview

Monday, 25 June 2012, 6:58 pm | Direct FX

Market Overview: Last week proved to be as interesting as expected. As we move towards another critical time in the EURO’s history, it was announced the EU are to initiate a 130 billion stimulus plan to boost growth. Accompanying this positive news is the ... More >>

Market Overview: By Sam Cox

Monday, 11 June 2012, 5:47 pm | Direct FX

Last week had the potential to be a very interesting one for financial markets, and it certainly did not disappoint. The pressure building in Spain has finally given way and the Spanish Government has requested assistance from the EU for the banking ... More >>

Market Overview: directfx

Monday, 4 June 2012, 5:35 pm | Direct FX

Last week saw further deterioration of sentiment in financial markets. The clouds seem to be aligning for a perfect storm as the market has been grappling with the political issues in Greece, and financial issues in the wider Euro-zone. Add to these ... More >>

Market Overview: 14 May 2012

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 4:51 pm | Direct FX

Risk aversion increased throughout the wider financial markets last week. The leading contributor was undoubtedly the inability of Greek politicians to cobble together some sort of leadership in order to avoid having to go to the polls again. More >>

Market Overview: By Sam Coxhead of Direct FX

Tuesday, 8 May 2012, 9:05 am | Direct FX

Foreign exchange markets finally broke out of their recent sideways trading range last week. Increased uncertainty stemming from various political and economic forces have driven the moves. Risk aversion has increased as economic indicators again point ... More >>

Direct FX Weekly Market Overview

Monday, 23 April 2012, 5:32 pm | Direct FX

As expected most markets have seen sideways price action over the last week. The one stand out performance in the foreign exchange market has been the increased demand for the Pound Sterling. This increased demand has been driven by an apparent about ... More >>

Weekly Market Overview- By Sam Coxhead of directfx.co.nz

Monday, 16 April 2012, 4:02 pm | Direct FX

Weekly Market Overview- By Sam Coxhead of www.directfx.co.nz The choppy nature of foreign exchange markets continued last week. Increasing concerns about Spain’s Government and bank debt undermined EURO demand and paved the way for periods of ... More >>

Direct FX Weekly FX Overview- 10th April

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 10:06 pm | Direct FX

Direct FX Weekly FX Overview- 10th April By Sam Coxhead of wwwdirectfx.co.nz Overall the price action in the foreign exchange market was again directionless last week. The staggering nature of the wider economic recovery sees any positive economic data ... More >>

Weekly FX Overview- 2nd April 2012

Monday, 2 April 2012, 6:41 pm | Direct FX

Global markets saw further range trading for the most part last week. There has been positive moves in Europe, to put firewall measures in place, to ensure funding for members that see their access to debt markets compromised. Equity markets rounded ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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