Most Recent - 01/21/17

Weekly Recap 13th – 20th January ’17

Currencies had a hectic week, as the wild moves in the Great British Pound dominated forex markets. The controversial speech of British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday sent the currency soaring against most of its major counterparts, following a strong decline after the weekend. The U.S. Dollar and the Euro had a choppy but ultimately flat week, while the Japanese Yen lost ground after a strong start. Commodity-related currencies were mixed, as the Australian Dollar remained relatively strong while the Canadian Dollar fell sharply after

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  • 01/14/17
    Weekly Recap 6th-13th January ’17

    The second week of 2017 was highlighted by the volatile moves in the U.S. Dollar and the strong rally in commodity currencies. The slightly better than expected British economic numbers couldn’t stop the decline of the Pound, as the currency remained under pressure throughout the week. The Japan

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  • 01/07/17
    Weekly Recap 30th December – 6th January ’17

    Forex markets started 2016 with a surprisingly volatile week that was highlighted by the flash-crash of the U.S. Dollar on Friday. Precious metals were active all week long as the European banking worries and the late week correction in stocks helped the safe haven assets. The Japanese Yen also dri

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  • 12/31/16
    Weekly Recap 23rd – 30th December ’16

    Forex markets ended 2016 with a surprisingly volatile week that was highlighted by the flash-crash of the U.S. Dollar on Friday. Precious metals were active all week long as the European banking worries and the late week correction in stocks helped the safe haven assets. The Japanese Yen also drif

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  • 12/24/16
    Weekly Recap 16th – 23rd December ’16

    Forex markets had a relatively quiet week before the Christmas weekend, as trading volumes and volatility declined sharply. The decline of the Pound was the most dominant trend of the week as Brexit fears reemerged after a period of relative strength for the currency. The Dollar rally stalled foll

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