News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

Eyes are on the BOE tonight for the rate decision

Upcoming News » 9:00pm BOE Inflation Report - GBP » 9:00pm MPC Official Bank Rate Votes - GBP » 9:00pm Monetary Policy Summary -  GBP » 9:00pm Official Bank Rate  - GBP » 9:30pm BOE Gov Carney Speaks - GBP » 10:30pm Unemployment Claims -...

August 4, 2016
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RBA cut interest rates

Upcoming News » 6:30pm Construction PMI - GBP » No release time, GDT Price Index - NZD As expected the RBA cut interest rates by 25 basis points.  The AUDUSD dropped on the news but has retraced most of its drop. The AUDUSD lost 54 pips to .7488,...

August 2, 2016
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JPY sees a wild trading session

Upcoming News » 10:30pm GDP - CAD » 10:30pm Advance GDP - USD » Sat 6:00am EBA Bank Stress Test Results - EUR, USD, JPY   The JPY saw a wild trading session today as the BOJ boosts dollar lending and ETF purchases. Interest rates to be ke...

July 29, 2016
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Top Candlestick Patterns and How to Use them in Your Trading

  Candlestick charts are one of the most popular and commonly used tools by traders in analysing the markets. In this article, we will briefly look at its history then move on to some basics on how to interpret these charts. We will also look a...

July 28, 2016
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Why Brexit is Not a Black Swan

The 7.95% downward move on the British Pound (GBP) on the back of the Brexit vote was definitely one of a kind. The black line in the chart below shows the daily closing prices for the cable all the way back to 1975. The red line is the daily net ch...

July 28, 2016
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Benefits of a MT4 Demo Trading Account

Top 5 Benefits of a MT4 Demo Trading Account A MT4 Demo trading account is a virtual trading account that allows you to make virtual trades with play money.  Demo trading accounts replicate Live trading accounts, but it removes the risk of losing yo...

June 28, 2016
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Brexit Impact on Global Markets

The Trading Strategies You Need to Consider to Capitalise on the Increased Volatility The Brexit Impact on Global Markets was incredibly strong. Many believed that Brexit would never eventuate, particularly when polls and analysis led many to think t...

June 28, 2016
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The Aftermath of Brexit – Point & Figure Analysis

Aftermath of Brexit Today we'll take a look at the aftermath of the Brexit vote using point and figure analysis. As we begin to process the magnitude of last week’s ‘Brexit’ vote, it is important to understand that we are still not of the woods...

June 28, 2016
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Brexit Aftermath Rolls On

Upcoming News »   Day One EU Economic Summit EUR »   10:30pm Final GDP  USD »   12:00am CB Consumer Confidence USD Brexit aftermath rolls on. On the back of David Cameron's resignation more MPs have stepped down in the wake of Friday’s ...

June 28, 2016
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9 Reasons Why is MT4 is Rated One of the Best Online Forex Trading Platforms

Forex has grown considerably in popularity over the last 5 years, resulting in many new and popular online Forex trading platforms hitting the global marketplace. One of the most popular online Forex trading platforms that have been around since 2005...

June 23, 2016
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Forex Trading Account Types Your FX and CFD Provider Should Offer You

Forex (FX) trading has changed a lot over the past several years. From a handful of providers in 2002 – 2003 period, there are now more than 50 FX and CFD providers in Australia alone. The number FX and CFD traders have also increased over the year...

June 21, 2016
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Swiss National Bank, Bank of England & Brexit News

Last night the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England kept rates on hold, which was expected. The CPI data came out worst than expected but no big surprises. We also had the Philly Fed manufacturing index, which was much better than expected a...

June 17, 2016
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Is the rally in the commodities markets going to continue?

After being under a tremendous amount of pressure over the five past years, commodities, represented by the Bloomberg Commodity Index, finally started to show signs of relief when they rallied by some 11% (measured from close to close)  over the pas...

May 29, 2016
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Brexit: A fork in the road for Europe

What is it all about? The term ‘Brexit’ is simply a play on words combining ‘Britain’ and ‘Exit’, similar to the term describing Greece’s intention to leave the European Union (EU) otherwise known as ‘Grexit.' On Thursday, 23 June 20...

May 29, 2016
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7 Best MetaTrader 4 Tips and Tricks

Discover the key MT4 tips and tricks to make you a power user The MetaTrader 4 (MT4 Platform) is arguably the world’s most popular electronic trading platform used by retail FX traders and professional fund managers alike. It was first released by ...

May 29, 2016
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