Geopolitical Events

COTD: XAUUSD- Is Gold Losing Its Shine?
October 29, 2020

XAUUSD - Hourly XAUUSD - The London session saw a much weaker performance from XAUUSD today, as it plunged around 2% on the open to print a low of $1869 on the day. Perhaps as the US general election approaches, coupled with stimulus talk and...

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US Elections: COVID-19, Policies and Markets
August 14, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Political Event of the Year 2020 The most-waited political event of the year is fast approaching: the US elections will take place on the 3rd of November. The nominees of the two main political parties - Rep...

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Forex This Week: What to Expect
June 1, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets In the month of May, major currencies were stronger against the US dollar as risk sentiment improved and haven currencies like the US dollar, the Yen and Swiss franc have lost momentum. Commodity-linked currenc...

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The Reopening Experiment and Geopolitical Risks
May 29, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Grand Reopening Given the unprecedented nature of the Great Lockdown, the gradual reopening of economies are now being viewed as an experiment. World leaders are faced with tough decisions trying to manage...

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EURUSD: EU Recovery Plan and EU’s Frugal Four
May 26, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarket EU Recovery Fund After a standoff between the EU and Germany, following a critical ruling on ECB’s quantitative easing program by Germany’s constitutional court, the gradual reopening of economies of member ...

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The Lockdown, the Fallout and the Roadmap to Recovery
April 30, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Global Lockdown In an abrupt and unprecedented manner, the world witnessed a mass halt to global activities due to the pandemic. Governments and central banks rushed in to intervene and support the global econ...

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A Summary of Major US Earnings Reports
April 24, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A Summary of Major US Earnings Reports IBM, Netflix Inc, Snap AT&T, and Intel Corp were among the major large-cap corporations reporting earnings.Even though the pandemic is expected to portrait a dire outlo...

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First Quarter: Crisis, Volatility, and Opportunities
March 31, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The first quarter of 2020 was marred by unpredicted events that rattled the financial markets: Tensions between US and Iran; The extreme weather conditions across the globe as a result of climate change...

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The Perfect Storm Brewing in the Oil Market
March 27, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Perfect Storm Brewing in the Oil Market The oil and gas industry has been undergoing significant challenges due to the structural shift within the industry. A pandemic-induced economic downturn and an oil pr...

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An Action-Packed January
January 31, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets January was an action-packed month with market-moving economic and geopolitical events. Investors barely had time for a breather as the new developments were crucial in setting the tone for the rest of the ...

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2019 in a Nutshell and the Transition to a New Decade
December 20, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets If we could describe the year 2019 in one word, we believe uncertainty says it all. The world entered 2019 with a high level of ambiguity and is poised to finish the year with the same extent of uncertainties. ...

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The Loonie – Best Performing G10 Currencies
October 24, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Loonie Best Performing G10 Currencies After a tight campaign marred by scandals, Justin Trudeau secured another term as Prime Minister. Unlike a clear win in 2015, the Prime Minister did not pass the thre...

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Critical Hours for Brexit
October 16, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Critical Hours for Brexit As the clock ticks for Brexit, Brussels and London seem to be working harder than before on their differences for a last-minute Brexit deal. The headlines in the past 48 hours have rene...

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One Country, Two Systems
September 5, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets One Country, Two Systems The Hong Kong protests have reached a point where it is threatening the “one country, two systems” that exists between the special international financial hub and the mainland. It...

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August – A Challenging Month for Markets
August 29, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets August – A Challenging Month for Markets A wave of volatility swamped the markets in August. Recession fears, yield curve inversion, and the big breach of the Yuan were the dominant headlines that alarmed inve...

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