Euro Set for Big Move on ECB

The European Central Bank’s dovish rhetoric show hit the road this week as policymakers continued the pushback against the perceived hawkish nature of the March policy meeting.
March 31, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Weak German CPI Report May Fuel Concerns Over Disinflation

Ilya Spivak, Currency Analyst, comments:


March 28, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

US Durable Goods Orders Report Expected to Show Largest Increase in 3 Months

An uneventful data docket in European trading hours is likely to see traders looking ahead to February’s US Durable Goods Orders report
March 26, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

A Vulnerable Moment for the Euro

The appearance of a more hawkish FOMC (thanks to Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s hint that the first rate hike could come around six months after QE3 ends)
March 24, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

The new MTS website is now live!

MTS recently undertook a massive rebranding project in order to bring its visual identity closer in-line with that of its majority shareholder, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).
March 21, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

US Yield Curve Goes Belly Up, Sparking USD Strength

"The EURUSD and USDJPY are breaking out of short-term congestion patterns supportive of further US Dollar strength. It all started yesterday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it not only intended to continue tapering QE3 by $10B month (now down to $55B/m
March 20, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Market forces now driving China’s renminbi lower


Market forces rather than China’s central bank are…
March 20, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

All Eyes on FOMC Policy Announcement

All eyes are on the FOMC monetary policy announcement. This time around, the statement following the sit-down will be accompanied by an updated set of official economic projections from Federal Reserve official and the first press Chairman’s press conference from Janet Yellen.
March 19, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Investor Confidence Expected to Fall for Third Consecutive Month

The March edition of Germany’s ZEW Survey of investor confidence headlines the economic calendar in European hours. Expectations suggest the forward-looking Expectations index will fall for a third consecutive month to register at 52.0, the lowest since September 2013.
March 19, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

No Lasting Impact on Markets from Crimea Referendum Outcome

"Markets seem to be shrugging off initial risk following the weekend’s referendum in Crimea where over 90 percent of respondents opted of the semi-autonomous region’s secession from the Ukraine and annexation to Russia.
March 17, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Mixed Figures From US Advance Retail Sales Report

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments:


March 13, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

CLS monthly settlement figures, February 2014

The average daily volume submitted to CLS, combining the settlement and aggregation services, was 1,150,663, down 5% from 1,210,588 in January. The average daily value submitted to CLS was US$5.15 trillion, down 2.7% from US$5.29 trillion
March 13, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications