Forex News

Our team of forex experts analyse the currency markets and offer their insights on which market-moving events are likely to impact the performance of some of the most popularly traded forex pairs in the UK; including, GBP/USD, EUR/USD and USD/JPY.

The dollar dominates as AUD succumbs

October 1, 2014 9:38 am by

The Asian session has seen the ‘buy dollars, wear diamonds’ theme continue despite long USD positioning reaching extreme levels. Investors show no signs of reducing […]

EU CPI estimate due to set the tone

September 30, 2014 9:16 am by

The Asian session was active again last night with lots of data releases in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and China.  Main reactions have been for […]

RBNZ send NZD crashing

September 29, 2014 9:08 am by

The USD has continued from last week in a strong start to trading,  after Friday’s GDP Q2 data was released at 4.2%. USD/JPY has made […]

Positioning to dominate

September 26, 2014 10:06 am by

The Asian session has been reasonably quite as the dollar continues to hold onto gains with USD/JPY moving up to 109.15/20. Japanese welfare minister Yasuhisa […]

Syrian tensions weigh on risk

September 24, 2014 9:19 am by

The S&P traded lower to 1976- just shy of the 38.2% retracement of the August to October rally- following the US led air strikes on […]

US begins air strikes on Syria

September 23, 2014 9:54 am by

The US has begun air strikes in Syria overnight, causing a bit of a weaker USD today mainly against the JPY as the safe haven […]

Weak USD to the start of trading

September 22, 2014 9:21 am by

After an eventful week last week for the pound, with Scotland staying part of the United Kingdom,  the pound has stabilised around just above the […]

Scotland still a winner

September 19, 2014 9:51 am by

Sterling trades stronger this morning following a solid ‘no’ outcome to the Scottish referendum, as was predicted by the bookmakers. A turnout rate of 85% […]

GBP – go long or go short?

September 18, 2014 3:00 pm by

The case for going long With polls predicting a marginal victory for the no camp on the Scottish referendum, the GBP could see a relief […]