Probably one of the most telegraphed market events in recent history is happening this Wednesday
Since last year’s UK referendum, Sterling has been the subject of heated debate among market participants and observers. GBP volatility has remained elevated and moves have been knee-jerk to say the least. We are going to have a look at the EUR vs. GBP pair in particular, in an effort to make sense of what’s […]
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.
(This is an old (January 2017) post regarding Bitcoin and its future. Check out our November 2017 piece on Bitcoin here: Bitcoin, the future or just a gamble? (2) ) Bitcoin (ticker: BTC) has been around since late 2008 but it only started making the news in early 2013. It is a crypto currency and a […]
Gold is probably the most controversial and talked about asset. We’ve all read about or witnessed heated arguments involving the yellow metal. There are two hardcore camps as far as gold is concerned:
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 […]