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by Swissquote Analysts
Over the last days, the Swiss franc made a solid comeback in the wake of worsening crisis in Turkey and mounting worries of emerging market contagion. After falling more than 5% in early summer as Italy’s election damaged European uni...
17.08.2018
Despite mounting geopolitical risks, gold has done the opposite of what would have been expected and slumped, falling 5% from USD 1,228 to USD 1,162 per ounce during the Turkish currency crisis. Could it have been Turkish President Er...
16.08.2018
American economic developments are as critical as US-Turkey relations. Today’s report on retail sales is expected to show a 0.4% monthly rise in July. Consumer fundamentals continue to improve, while businesses are driving on domestic...
15.08.2018
As emerging-market currencies quake, now could be an opportunity to bargain hunt. Turkey has bounced back: the market has lost its appetite for pushing TRY further, as USD/TRY 1 month at-the-money volatility stands at a whopping 60. A...
14.08.2018
Crisis and contagion are loose, with equities weaker across the board in Asia and European and US futures pointing to a weak open. The wild swings, elevated volatility and speculations is based on FX. Traders are picking off nations e...
13.08.2018
Mounting uncertainty in Europe has driven investors back into CHF. This, after steady Euro appreciation and EUR/CHF reaching the psychological 1.2 threshold, after the Swiss National Bank shifted its comment from “highly overvalued” t...
10.08.2018
After extending gains on hope that the RBNZ would adopt a more positive on the inflation outlook, the Kiwi fell sharply on Thursday morning and reached its lowest level in more than two years (lowest since March 2016). After climbing ...
09.08.2018
If there is a “trade war” no one told China importers/exporters. China’s exports growth unexpectedly rose above expectations despite U.S tariffs and heavy media rotation of protectionist rhetoric. Imports also accelerated indicating s...
08.08.2018
The Australian dollar rose more than 0.60% on Tuesday morning after the Reserve Bank of Australia left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at record low 1.50%. Overall, the tone of the stamen hasn’t change much since the July meeting. Th...
07.08.2018
USD continued to dominate the FX markets. The greenback has been benefit from aggravated stress points in other currencies. Whether is trade tensions, sanctions, Brexit concerns, European politics, exposure to oil prices or interest r...
06.08.2018