Forex Fundamental Analysis
Forex Fundamental Analysis
Japanese Economy Expands In Q1 | 5/21/2015 6:18:17 PM
The Japanese economy is the third largest in the world, behind the USA and China. Roughly 60% of Japan’s economic output is consumed by the domestic market with 40% of output exported to the rest of the world.
Battle Lines Drawn? | 5/20/2015 6:59:42 AM
To the surprise of many, the UK election provided a clear winner rather than a hung parliament in which the government of whatever political shade needed the support of minority partners to form a stable coalition.
Russian Economy Contracts | 5/19/2015 9:41:18 AM
Prior to the Global Financial Crisis, Russia, a member of the so-called BRICS group, was seen as a rapidly emerging economy which was preparing to take its spot on centre stage of the global economy.
Forex Week in Review | 5/18/2015 7:16:25 AM
Last week was a mixed affair for the world’s major markets. In Europe over the course of the week, the FTSE was down by 1.2%, it closed at 6960.5; the Dax ended at 11447, down by 2.2% on last week’s close; the CAC was down by 1.9% to end the session at 4993.8
UK Unemployment Falls To Lowest Level In 7 Years | 5/15/2015 9:50:00 AM
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), unemployment numbers (those without work, registered and seeking employment) have fallen to their lowest level for seven years.
Bank Of England Trims UK Economic Forecasts | 5/14/2015 9:30:43 AM
During its most recent meeting, the Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged at 0.5%. It has been at this level since March 2009 and seems set to remain anchored to this figure until next summer, based on comments made by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.
Mixed Fortunes For French And German Economies | 5/13/2015 8:51:54 AM
The German and French economies are the first and second largest in the Eurozone. Roughly, a third of Eurozone GDP stems from Germany whilst France contributes a fifth; Italy a sixth; Spain and eighth and Holland a sixteenth.
Forex Week in Review | 5/11/2015 9:23:18 AM
Last week was largely positive for the world’s major markets with only the Nikkei falling significantly. The markets were buoyed by an unexpected majority win for the UK Conservative party in the British general election and positive US employment figures.
Conservatives Heading For Power In UK | 5/8/2015 8:03:57 AM
The UK held a general election yesterday, Thursday. Whilst counting is still underway, it seems pretty clear that the senior coalition party, the Conservatives, will be returned to power.
EC More Bullish About Eurozone Growth | 5/7/2015 10:00:50 AM
Every cloud has a silver lining – eventually. The Eurozone has been very hard hit by the Global Financial Crisis and then the European Sovereign Debt crisis which was triggered when it became just how economic Greece had been with the truth when joining the Euro at its inception.
Reserve Bank of Australia Acts To Stimulate Growth | 5/6/2015 9:39:50 AM
Arguably, Australia was the major economy least affected by the Global Financial Crisis. It managed to avoid a recession, but growth was cut significantly, of course and it was one of the first nations to tighten monetary policy by raising interest rates.
Eurozone Consumer Inflation Stops Falling | 5/5/2015 10:54:42 AM
Much has been made in certain circles of the risks of prolonged deflation in the Eurozone as a potential brake on domestic demand as patient Western Europeans hold off on large ticket item purchases in the hope that the costs will be reduced when eventually they do part with the hard-earned cash and buy them
Forex Week in Review | 5/4/2015 7:25:53 PM
Last week saw all of the world’s major markets losing ground, partially because of slowed growth in the USA (and UK).
Federal Reserve keeps Rates On Hold | 5/1/2015 10:33:34 AM
It ought to come as a surprise to nobody who follows the economic news, but the US Federal Reserve decided that its interest rates would remain unchanged after its latest two-day meeting.
USA’s Rate Of Economic Expansion Slows Dramatically | 4/30/2015 7:57:22 AM
Data for the initial estimate of US economic growth in Q1 2015 indicates that the brakes have firmly been applied to the US economy.