Forex Fundamental Analysis
Forex Fundamental Analysis
UK Q1 GDP Figure Confirmed | 5/29/2015 8:20:26 AM
According to the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), the original estimate for Q1 growth in 2015 was spot-on at 0.3%. The figure represents a significant slowing of the UK economy from the pace seen in Q4 2014 which came in twice as high.
Swiss Takes A further Step Towards Ending Banking Secrecy | 5/28/2015 11:51:58 AM
The totally anonymous “numbered Swiss bank account” much beloved by authors of crime fiction as the ultimate repository for hiding one’s ill-gotten gains may itself, have its days numbered.
“She speaks yet she says nothing…” | 5/27/2015 6:54:31 PM
It is fairly certain that Shakespeare’s Romeo was not thinking of Britain’s wished for changes in her relationship with the European Union, but the fact remains that the UK is saying very little about what it wants to change before a planned “in/out” referendum to be held before the end of 2017.
Greece Unable To Pay IMF | 5/26/2015 9:48:05 AM
In June, Greece must repay €1.5 billion to the IMF and roll over €5.2 billion in short-term bonds.
Forex Week in Review | 5/25/2015 9:05:44 AM
Last week was a positive affair for the world’s major markets with the one exception of the Dow. Get the analysis for the week of May 25, 2015 here.
Banks Given Record Fines Over Forex Manipulation | 5/25/2015 6:52:01 AM
Whilst Forex trading is carried out at any time during the day, certain transactions are settled against rates determined by the banks at a specific time of day, based on the prevailing prices for a currency pair.
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.