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Dr Nektarios Michail

With more than 4 years of experience at the Central Bank of Cyprus where he obtained hands-on experience with real-life economics, Dr Nektarios Michail is a supporter of a balanced approach between science and art when it comes to trading opportunities across various asset types.

PMIs and How to Use Them

Overall, most economic indicators all traders rely on tell us how the market has fared in the past. For example, the CPI index tells...

Events to Look Out For Next Week

This week the focus mainly falls on interest rate decisions, with the ECB and BoC decisions standing out as the events of the week. Monday...

Italy’s Problems and the Euro’s Drop

Italy's budget problems, known to markets since at least 2011, appear to have resurfaced with a vengeance. In fact, according to Eurostat, Italy's government...

Macro Events & News

FX News Today Asian Market Wrap: 10-year Treasury yields are down -0.2 bp at 3.177%, JGB yields also corrected -0.2 bp and are at 0.1405. The...

Commodity and FX Correlation Pairs

Last time I talked about correlations, we examined the basic currency pairs which had either a strong positive or a strong negative correlation. Today,...

Productivity and Economic Performance

Productivity is essentially a measure of the production efficiency in an economy. In order to measure this efficiency, productivity is expressed as the ratio...


Macro Events & News

USD sinks as CAD spikes

Macro Events & News

USA500 – The Bid Goes On

Mixed Footing for Sterling