Brexit- A Decisive Week
January 15, 2019

The Parliament Vote is the pivotal stage for Brexit. If the Brexit deal is accepted, Britain will exit the EU in an orderly way. However, if the proposed Brexit deal is rejected, there will be many uncertainties to follow. Market participants...

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Amazon Acquired Market-Cap Title
January 8, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a turbulent year for the technology giants, Amazon was crowned leader of the technology sector by market capitalisation on Monday. It has surpassed Microsoft to become the “New King in Town”. ...

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Main Macro Themes In 2019
January 8, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a stellar year in 2017, investors were taken aback by the massive swings in the markets in 2018. The turmoil in the financial markets has created an environment of panic and fears about a global reces...

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Review of the Year 2018
January 7, 2019

The bears roared loud and clear in 2018! By Deepta Bolaky & Klavs Valters  @DeeptaGOMarkets   @KlavsValters  In 2018, the financial markets were hit by several headwinds across the year and investors were left struggling to find a dir...

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Non-Farm Payrolls
January 4, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Generally, the monthly changes in payrolls can be extremely volatile. Given its high relation with the economic policy decisions made by the Fed, the release of the nonfarm payrolls can trigger volatility in the ...

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The Causes of Today’s Flash Crash
January 3, 2019

Today’s flash crash in the FX markets was surprising to many of us. The triggers behind the slump in the currency’s markets are vague, and everyone was left wondering about a reasonable explanation. First of all, we think it is important to n...

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average
December 27, 2018

Source: Bloomberg Terminal For the traders returning from the Christmas break, the sudden surge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is probably the main event of significance to monitor. Major US equity benchmarks experienced the biggest daily g...

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Preview: The European Central Bank Rate Decision
December 13, 2018

With the Brexit negations dominating the news flow over the last few weeks, you may forget there are other events taking place. On Thursday, the European Central Bank will announce its decision whether to increase, decrease or maintain the intere...

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US Jobs Numbers Are In
December 8, 2018

The Buraeu of Labor Statistics have released the latest jobs report for September. Let’s take a look at the latest numbers. The total non-farm payroll employment increased by 155,000 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today below t...

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Preview: Non-Farm Payroll Announcement
December 7, 2018

It’s a new month which means the latest Non-Farm Payroll figures will be released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data will be released on Friday 7th December at 13:30 PM London time. Why is the announcement important? No...

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