Research Market strategy
by Swissquote Analysts
On Thursday, the SNB will meet to broadcast their monetary policy strategy. In the light of higher domestic inflation, ECB “normalization” signal and mounting political risk in Europe, this generally sleepy meeting should get addition...
19.06.2018
With the ECB and Fed meetings in the rear mirror, investors switch attention to the trade war between the US and China. On Monday morning, safe havens assets, such as the Japanese yen and Swiss franc, were better bid, while the greenb...
18.06.2018
The greenback ended Thursday off to wheel as the ECB announced the end of its quantitative easing program in a dovish manner. As broadly anticipated, the European Central Bank will maintain its €15bn monthly bonds purchase until Decem...
15.06.2018
As broadly expected the Federal Reserve increased rates by another 25bps and adopted a cautious approach during its June meeting. After spending most of Wednesday grinding lower, the greenback appreciated sharply in the minutes before...
14.06.2018
The demand for US dollar rose on Wednesday as investors await the outcome of the June FOMC meeting. Despite the fact that there is no question the Federal Reserve will increase short-term interest rates by another 25bps, which would b...
13.06.2018
On the surface, risk is building, yet underneath, volatility continues to compress. The VIX volatility index at 12.33 is at levels not seen since January. Financial markets are less concerned about geopolitical hype and more focused o...
12.06.2018
It was a busy week on the geopolitical side as the G-7 meeting didn’t have a very happy ending, while the world eyed the upcoming meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jung-Un, which will take place on Tuesday morning in Singapore. Mar...
11.06.2018
Global equities took a hit on the last trading day of the week as investors reallocates their portfolio toward less risky assets. The move was similar in the FX market with the US dollar extending gains against most of its peers, with...
08.06.2018
The single currency extended gains on Thursday amid mounting expectations the ECB will start discuss quantitative tightening and broad weakness in the dollar. ECB governor Praet said they could start discuss QE unwinding at next week ...
07.06.2018
The single currency extended gains on Wednesday with EUR/USD finally breaking the 1.1745 resistance to the upside and EUR/CHF climbing towards 1.16. The fact that the euro is not getting under more significant pressures could be surpr...
06.06.2018