Forex Fundamental Analysis
Japan’s Trade Deficit Widens in September | 10/24/2014 8:27:00 AM
Since mid-August, the Yen has fallen significantly against the US Dollar, falling from the 102 Yen to a Dollar level to a low of almost 110 before rallying a little on fears of a global slowdown .
South Africa Slashes Growth Forecast | 10/23/2014 7:21:00 AM
In those far off, halcyon days before the Global Financial Crisis hit, four nations were being touted as the next big economic superstars.
UK Missing Public Borrowing Targets | 10/22/2014 11:07:00 AM
In theory, a nation can’t run at a loss. The difference between what it spends on social security, defence, education, healthcare and so on must balance the receipts that it receives in various forms of taxation, so any shortfall must be made up from public borrowing.
Moody’s Cut Russian Rating | 10/21/2014 6:51:00 PM
Russia is embroiled in the instability in the Ukraine, although it strenuously denies that it has troops on the ground in the neighbouring state.
Forex Week in Review October 20 2014 | 10/20/2014 8:31:00 AM
Last week again saw all the world’s major stock markets losing ground on continuing fears of a global economic slowdown with the one exception of the Dax which managed to rise.
Markets Falling On Slowdown Fears | 10/17/2014 9:19:00 AM
It has been suggested that recent falls in global stock markets are linked to the Ebola tragedy in Africa which has claimed almost 4500 lives and is certain to result in many more deaths before the outbreak is brought under control or burns itself out.
Irish State To End Complicity In Corporate Tax Avoidance | 10/16/2014 7:38:00 AM
Part of the reason for the success of the Celtic Tiger economy was that Ireland made it attractive to multi-national corporations to base their European Headquarters in the Republic through highly competitive rates of corporation tax.
Carney Threatens Bankers’ Golf Club Membership | 10/15/2014 8:18:00 AM
Mark Carney is the first Canadian to be governor of the Bank of England and seems to be a very astute individual.
S&P's Downgrades French Credit Outlook | 10/14/2014 8:10:00 AM
Credit ratings agencies are the bookmakers of the financial world. Their job is to provide investors with an accurate assessment of the risks associated with a given debt vehicle; this includes sovereign bonds.
Forex Week in Review October 13 2014 | 10/13/2014 7:46:00 AM
Last week again saw all the world’s major stock markets losing ground quite heavily on deepening fears of a global economic slowdown. Get the analysis for October 13, 2014 here.
Brent Crude Slips To Four Year Low | 10/12/2014 6:18:00 AM
The price for a barrel of Brent crude oil has dropped back to $88.40 a price last seen in November 2010 (no doubt petrol prices will be plunging back to 2010 levels any day now…).
Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t | 10/9/2014 10:43:00 AM
The Global Financial Crisis was the greatest upheaval to the world’s economies experienced since The Great Depression of the inter-war years.
World Bank Predicts Slow Growth For China | 10/8/2014 8:20:00 AM
The remit of The World Bank is to work towards the ending of poverty; it is the largest anti-poverty institution in the world.
US Posts Best Unemployment Figure | 10/7/2014 6:08:00 PM
The most recent figures released by the US Department of Labor show that the percentage of Americans unemployed and claiming benefits is at its lowest level for six years.
Forex Week in Review | 10/6/2014 7:03:00 AM
Last week saw all the world’s major stock markets losing ground quite heavily. Get the fundamental analysis for October 6, 2014 here.