Commodities/FX

Commodities/FX

FTSE led the market surge following hollow trade war optimism

On the back of general election jitters, the Pound Sterling maintained its plateau. This, along with yet more empty words on the trade war...

General Election chatter make Sterling nervous, European indices continue free-fall

Following the rousing baritone notes of MP Geoffrey Cox, the Pound Sterling halted its post-Supreme Court verdict rally, with the Conservatives making an increasingly...

Markets flustered by US impeachment inquiry and UK Supreme Court ruling

The difficult start to the weak was continued, especially in already-fragile Eurozone indices, by Tuesday's political turmoil. The well-documented and precedent-setting rejection on the...

Pound rallies on Supreme Court Parliament prorogation ruling

The Pound Sterling rallied to four month highs against the Euro, following the Supreme Court's verdict, which deemed Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament not...

Markets suffer Monday blues as PMIs turn indices red

From the bell, there was an aura of grey skies in the air. Not only were there rain clouds over the UK but also...

Thomas Cook demise fuels its peers, European PMIs display ECB failure

In a return to business as usual, market indicators have resumed the downward trajectory which has become something of a home so far in...

Fed rate cut anticipation leaves markets muted

In a nigh-on Mexican stand-off, markets and investors wait with bated breath as the US Fed makes its rate announcement. Despite pressure from Trump,...

Oil prices weigh on markets and feed precious metals rally

Largely following on from yesterday's trends, market indices struggled to recover from the tensions in the Gulf and ensuing oil price hike. As if...

Markets respond to an eventful weekend: Hulk Boris, Saudi oil and...

Though perhaps one of the few yet to turn green at the sound of the name 'Boris Johnson', the prime minister decided the weekend...

Sterling ends week on a high following Irish border rumours

After weeks of the Pound Sterling and FTSE taking turns grabbing gloomy headlines, this week has been a refreshing change of tune. Lead by...