Commodities/FX

Commodities/FX

Sterling finished strongly against the Euro, No-Deal resistance mounts

As trading closed for the week, sterling finished more confidently than the euro, as hopes remained for the prevention of a No-Deal Brexit outcome....

Markets continue rebound – politics has made August a costly month

The end is perhaps in sight for Brexit and not a moment too soon for markets. While the FTSE flirts with its new home...

Coalition shot allows Italy to lead rally across European markets

With Italy's Guiseppe Conte being given a shot at forming a coalition, the FTSE MIB led the continued rally of the European indices. The...

China hints at resuming negotiations, markets lift

Comments from China's commerce ministry today have shown China is once again searching for diplomatic resolution of ongoing Sino-US tensions. Markets reacted positively during...

Tuesday market movements show indices ready ‘to turn on a dime’

Political tensions continue to weigh on market sentiment and dampen any hopes of a prolonged rally. Last Friday's re-escalation of trade tensions and the...

Sterling and Euro rise against the dollar following minutes from the...

The dollar weaken against most major currencies including the Euro and Sterling on Thursday morning following the release of the Federal Reserve minutes and...

European indices halted by recession fears, pound avoids decade low

After struggling to keep pace during morning trading, the FTSE and pound both trundled along in much the same manner in afternoon trading. The...

UK sees familiar grey skies, FTSE follows suit

After an exciting - if not positive - start to last week, the tale of the tape for markets on Monday appears decidedly more...

Market and Currency Outlook with Spreadex and Vanguard Capital

Ok, the bull may not be THAT appropriate. Last week we were told there is a one-in-three chance that recession is coming - sadly,...

US labels China ‘currency manipulator’ but receives little sympathy

Following yesterday's currency war fears and Donald Trump's verbal retort, Wall Street's main stock market indexes saw their worst day of trading in 2019....