Ashraf Laidi

Chief Global Strategist

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.

Central banks’ dovish attack

January 21, 2015 5:29 pm by

Today’s onslaught of dovish surprises from the world’s major central banks is a stark reminder of deflation realities creeping into policymakers’ priorities, regardless of multi-year […]

EUR/USD hits 11 year lows

January 16, 2015 5:07 pm by

EUR/USD tumbled by another 200 pips to hit an 11-year low at $1.1460 as the US dollar broadened gains on traders’ increased realisation that yesterday’s […]

Wages overshadow jobs growth

January 9, 2015 4:44 pm by

Both the US dollar and bond yields head lower as stocks extend losses following a mixed US jobs report, which is ultimately supporting the disinflation […]