Mexico has been in the spotlight in the past couple of years, mainly due to Donald Trump’s tough stance against it in the run-up to the US Presidential elections. But, politics aside, let’s take a look and see if the recent extreme market movements are justified by the underlying fundamentals.
Nearly six months ago when we launched ForexAnalytix, our analyst Gregor Horvat highlighted his bullish view on USD index through his Elliott Wave charts.
OPEC: (the real) Deal or no Deal? After many months of speculation, OPEC finally delivered. Member countries agreed in principle to control oil production for the first time in several years. Production was agreed to be cut by around 1.2 million barrels a day, by January 2017.
Canada is an important G7 country with a quite particular economy. It’s a net exporter of energy and tends to be viewed by the market as an oil-dependent economy. As oil started to plunge in late 2014, the Canadian Dollar followed suit and weakened substantially – vs the USD it climbed from roughly parity to […]
Oil has had a rollercoaster ride since late 2014, dropping from over $100 per barrel to under $30. The cause was quite simple:
Anyone who is trading crude oil or USD/CAD should be aware of the important correlation between them. We know that if oil price rises then the Canadian economy benefits as they own considerable oil reserves (third only to Venezuela and Saudi Arabia). Furthermore, let’s not forget that the USD will likely drop in value if oil prices rise, and […]