When Economics Don’t Work: Inflation and Exchange Rates

We've been adamant that when it comes to trading the news, what matters is the difference between expectations and actual data. As we have...

USDZAR Ahead of Election Day

USDZAR, Daily South Africa goes to the polls on May 8 to elect a new National Assembly and new members in each province. The economy...

Black Monday 1987 – Could it happen again?

USA30, Daily On the third Monday of October 1987, Black Monday, as it became known in the financial markets, happened. October 19 1987 saw the...

FeD: Is time for “Patient” word to be replaced

Stock markets remain cautious ahead of central banks, with Fed and BoE decisions, but also the ECB's annual conference in Sintra coming into view. Fed outlooks...

BoC Assessment – January 9

A gradual pace of normalization is supported by the December announcement, which revealed a less optimistic view on growth amid likely material weakness in...

Data have backed ECB’s easing package

The data releases of the Eurozone since last week are backing the ECB's decision to ease policy again, even if the move to add...

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