EUR/USD upsurge continues

May 16, 2017 12:00 PM
The euro continues to defy gravity. The single currency is up sharply against all of its major rivals, including the pound which took a beating despite stronger UK inflation figures released this morning.

Risk appetite tested by Macron, Feds, HSBC and UK economic data

May 4, 2017 12:44 PM
European equities are set to open higher today after French Presidential favourite Macron was considered to have outperformed Marine Le Pen in the final Presidential debate in France last night. This has helped to boost equity markets in Europe and we have also seen a drop in French bond yields, suggesting that political risk premia is falling sharp...