Forex Fundamental Analysis
Japanese Remain Inscrutable But Want To Restrain The Yen And Boost The Economy | 12/1/2009 10:59:00 AM
The Japanese stock exchange has been loosing ground compared to the other major indices. The yen is enjoying sustained strength against the other major currencies, yet the country is in a deflationary cycle; has a near zero interest rate policy and high unemployment.
Mixed Day for Global Equity Markets After Dubai’s Announcement | 12/1/2009 10:30:00 AM
It was a mixed day for the Global Equity Markets on Friday following Dubai's debt default announcement the day before. The markets in Asia continued to sell off while in Europe they apparently felt the exposure was sufficiently contained.
FOREX November 29th: Last Week In Perspective | 11/30/2009 10:25:00 AM
Last week saw most of the major stock exchanges stand still, except for the Nikkei which lost ground significantly. In Europe, the FTSE shed just 0.11% of its value, closing at 5245.7; the CAC was down by 0.21%, closing at 3721.5; the Dax closed up by 0.41% at 5686.6.
Dubai World’s Debt Problems Hit European Stocks Confidence | 11/27/2009 2:18:00 PM
The global economic crisis was caused by a lack of confidence in the financial sector about bad loans and risky investments which was typified by the sub-prime debacle.
The US Dollar Slips To 14-Year Low Against The Japanese Yen | 11/26/2009 10:51:00 AM
The once mighty Greenback has dropped to its lowest value against the Japanese currency since July 1995.
The ’09 Gold Rush Continues | 11/25/2009 10:51:00 AM
Global Equities Market futures are pointing slightly higher for Wednesday's open. The DJIA finished lower after a mixed day on Wall Street, losing 17.24 points to close at 10,433.71.
US Economic Growth Data Weaker Than Believed | 11/25/2009 9:50:00 AM
The US economy did return to growth in Q3, bringing a formal end to the US recession (well, at least for the time being), but the figures were lower than first believed.
When Will the Gold “Bubble” Burst | 11/24/2009 10:55:00 AM
Positive economic data released today pushed Global Equity Markets higher once again. In Canada, a better than expected print on Retails Sales moved the CAD higher as well as month over month figures that published at 1%. In addition, last month's print was revised upwards as well.
Dollar Doubts Send Gold To New Record High | 11/24/2009 10:22:00 AM
Gold has always been the refuge to go to in times of economic worries and doubt. Its value has been imprinted deep into the human psyche since antiquity and the metal has intrinsic worth, finding myriad uses from jewellery through to space exploration.
Closing in on Official Shopping Season | 11/23/2009 10:42:00 AM
The DJIA was flat Friday closing the day down just 14.28 points. The week saw the DJIA gain 9/10th of a percent while most Global Equity Markets finished the week in negative territory. The Greenback gained as risk was held in check as the DXY closed above 75.57 in the forex market, for the first time since November 12th.
FOREX: November In Perspective | 11/23/2009 9:42:00 AM
Economic parameters vary with great speed over the course of a trading day. For this reason, it is useful to look at data over a slightly longer term to gain an insight into any trends that might be emerging which can be exploited for your investment strategy.
OECD Upbeat About Global Prospects In 2010 | 11/20/2009 3:27:00 PM
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has 30 member states drawn from developed nations and has the mandate to support economic growth, boost employment and contribute to world trade, amongst other things.
US Plans To Dismantle Banking Giants | 11/19/2009 11:22:00 AM
In a move which would make the blood of any true free-marketeer run cold, a key US House of Representatives committee has voted to give government the power to order that large banks be split up.
USD Gains Ground vs G10 | 11/18/2009 1:46:00 PM
The Dollar gained a little ground today as it advanced versus its G-10 rivals. DXY support at 74.90 held firmly again today as the index gained before closing at the 75.303 handle. The EUR was pushed lower as ECB President, Trichett applauded the Fed's Ben Bernanke's strong Dollar comments made day prior.
Heads Of The World’s Largest And Third Largest Economies Meet | 11/18/2009 10:53:00 AM
US President Barack Obama has met with the Chinese minister, Wen Jiabao in Beijing. Jiabao is the third most senior Chinese leader and is responsible for the Chinese economy. Whilst the two nations are agreed to work together on resolving tensions over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and on climate change, no such breakthrough was immediately apparent with regard to trade.