Neil Looker

Neil Looker has over 20 years experience in FX trading in London, New York and Sydney. Access his thoughts and opinions on the forex markets with our daily Forex News.

Post FOMC: As you were

January 29, 2015 10:08 am by

The dollar trades with a bid tone following the FOMC which is being perceived as slightly hawkish by most commentators, despite the cautious tone with regards […]

ECB exceeds expectations

January 23, 2015 11:52 am by

The ‘buy dollars, wear diamonds’ theory gains further traction as Super Mario, albeit a little late to the game, exceeds market expectations with the details […]

China GDP stabilises risk

January 20, 2015 10:14 am by

The Asian session was dominated by Chinese data releases and the fact that economic growth has slipped to a 24 year low – despite all […]

China sparks fresh risk aversion

January 19, 2015 9:30 am by

The Asian session has been relatively quiet due to the national holidays in New Zealand and the forthcoming Martin Luther King Day in the US. […]

World Bank adds to ‘risk off’

January 14, 2015 10:30 am by

The World Bank has added further pressure to the risk-off trend with European bourses initially trading over 1% lower. The World Bank is now expecting […]

2015 brings much of the same

January 5, 2015 9:30 am by

The euro started 2015 in a similar fashion to how it finished 2014. Oil continues to trade lower and the euro is trading at a fresh nine-year […]

April Fools?

December 18, 2014 11:11 am by

The buy dollars wear diamonds theme is back in the FX market this morning, as the Fed provided some subtle changes in the statement whilst […]