Ashraf Laidi

Keep informed with the expert opinion of City Index’s Chief Global Strategist, Ashraf Laidi. Gain access to his in depth knowledge of the FX markets, macro economics and central bank policies. This page will be updated multiple times throughout the week.

Mexico’s peso runs on auto mode

July 21, 2014 6:55 pm by

How far can the Mexican currency appreciate as traders await Mexico’s energy law to be enacted? Earlier this month, Mexico’s Senate approved the first of [...]

Espirito Santo suspended, IBEX shudders

July 10, 2014 6:45 pm by

Eurozone concerns were back in focus today after Portugal’s largest conglomerate Espírito Santo International delayed the repayment of some of its short-term debt this week. [...]

FTSE Eyes 7,000 & Beyond

July 4, 2014 6:23 pm by

Will the FTSE-100 finally surpass the 7,000 level and join the rest of major global indices in breaking new records? UK fundamentals seem to agree. [...]