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  • Article / 1 hour ago

    FX 4 next week: Uncertain times for the US dollar

    Head of FX Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    FX 4 next week: Uncertain times for the US dollar
    Unsettled times for the US dollar after a rejection of big fig 1.1000 in USDJPY. With a key Yellen speech on the agenda and a minefield of US data in store, the week ahead might well be choppy. Elsewhere, EURGBP strength is waning, EURNOK looks headed for downside and the AUDJPY/NZDJPY bearish reversal seems assured.
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    18m
    goldfinger goldfinger
    I assume first head should read euro dollar in flux at 1.10 rejection?
  • Article / 1 hour ago

    Market Close: US markets rally ahead of Yellen speech

    TradingFloor.com Team / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    US stocks are trading in the green, ahead of the US Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s speech later today. On the macro front, revised data released in the US showed that economic growth in the last quarter of 2014 slowed as previously anticipated. UK stocks ended in negative territory, led by a decline in energy and mining sector stocks.
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  • Article / 5 hours ago

    WCU: Commodity focus turns to Yemen

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    WCU: Commodity focus turns to Yemen
    Yemen was the big story of the week as a Saudi Arabian-led coalition attacked Hauthi rebels, sparking fears of a spike in tensions between Shiite Iran and its Sunni neighbours and triggering sharp gains for oil and precious metals. Elsewhere, industrial metals lagged and the agricultural sector awaited a key report due next week.
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    3h
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    With regard to oil markets also remember that the deadline for an agreement between Iran and six major powers is on Tuesday March 31. Look out for...
  • Article / 11 hours ago

    Morning Markets: War and oil

    Publication / TradingFloor.com
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: War and oil
    It will be a day with light data only but if the US GDP data fails to meet expectations markets could react. When it comes to the oil price the development of the situation in Yemen has to be watched closely.
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  • Article / 18 hours ago

    Today's Trade: Stocks down across the board

    Trading Desk / Saxo Capital Markets
    Australia
    Today's Trade: Stocks down across the board
    Stocks were down across the board. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq down 0.3%. Meanwhile, Stoxx Europe 600 was 0.9% lower and Germany's DAX lost 0.2%. US oil futures rose 4.5% to $51.43 a barrel, while gold futures added 0.7% to $1,205. The S&P/ASX 200 Index futures contract was unchanged at 5,885, and the NSW election could influence AUDUSD, as a Labor party win could add more volatility.
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