Market Analysis: Fed members speeches on Friday – focus on USD/JPY

23.02.2019

<p><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/fed-speeches-usdjpy-focus”><img style=”width:auto;” class=”img-responsive” src=”https://fxmedia.s3.amazonaws.com/articles/remote/60ca2ccc6583a4caad878cec918ffe41.png” style=”” alt=”USD economic events calendar” rel=””></a></p><p><em>Source: Economic Events February 22, 2019 – </em><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/forex-calendar”><em>Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar</em></a></p> <p>As we approach the week’s close, many voting Fed members will give a speech at the <a href=”https://research.chicagobooth.edu/igm/events/2019-us-monetary-policy-forum” target=”_blank”>US monetary policy forum</a>. After last Wednesday’s Fed minutes underlined that there was a consensus […]

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Nomura invests in Brevan Howard AI trading platform

23.02.2019

Asian investment bank Nomura has invested in an artificial intelligence (AI) trading venture established by Brevan Howard in 2015. Known as AIM², the platform uses AI technology, as well as data science and machine learning, to develop various alpha investment strategies. “The AIM² team has a strong combination of data scientists and capital market experts, […]

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Temenos acquires Indian big data firm

23.02.2019

Swiss Software specialist Temenos has signed an agreement to acquire hTrunk, a big data and analytics FinTech firm based in India. Temenos said in a statement that hTrunk’s products and services will be integrated with its analytics product, which helps banks use big data technology and architecture to consume and unlock the value of their […]

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US-China Trade Deal Nears. Dow Jones Index To Surge Higher?

22.02.2019

<p> In 2018, Washington ignited a trade war with Beijing that helped fuel the most amount of stock market volatility since the financial recession. A breakthrough was made in December, when both parties agreed to halt new tariffs for a period of ninety days. That ends on March 1, 2019. </p> <p> <a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/us-china-trade-deal-dow-jones”><img style=”width:auto;” […]

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This week in trading S&P500 CFDs with the open range breakout strategy

21.02.2019

<p> The S&amp;P500 CFD keeps on flying upwards through the first weeks of 2019. After gaining more than 7% in January, it grew another 2.5% in the first two weeks of February. </p><p> That said, the S&amp;P500 CFD currently trades at an astounding 440 points higher than its December lows. After US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin […]

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Market Analysis: Gold bulls on fire, new yearly highs and a target placed at 1,360 USD

21.02.2019

<p><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/gold-bulls-on-fire”><img style=”width:auto;” class=”img-responsive” src=”https://fxmedia.s3.amazonaws.com/articles/remote/3cb4c9c6d1cc8127cc7eb2a47fb62b47.png” style=”” rel=”” alt=”Euro and USD economic events calendar”></a></p><p><em>Source: Economic Events February 20, 2019 – </em><a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/forex-calendar”><em>Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar</em></a></p><p>As pointed out in our <a href=”https://admiralmarkets.com/analytics/traders-blog/usd-retail-recession-gold-booming”>weekly market report on Monday</a>, Gold remains bullish, and after the break to new yearly highs on Monday in a relatively thin market environment due to […]

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Nomura Asset Management shifts to Charles River cloud-based IMS

21.02.2019

Tokyo-based Nomura Asset Management has gone live on cloud-based Charles River Investment Management Solution (IMS) for global and multi-asset trading. The system covers fixed income, equity, foreign exchange, institutional and mutual funds, providing Nomura Asset Management’s portfolio managers, traders and compliance teams with front office decision support, trading and compliance tools. “Nomura Asset Management has […]

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HKEX to acquire exchange technology business

21.02.2019

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) has confirmed it will acquire a 51% equity stake in Shenzhen-based exchange and regulation technology firm, Ronghui Tongjin Technology. The exchange said that the deal will support HKEX’s strategy to expand its markets technology capabilities by reducing reliance on third-party vendors and implementation risks, as well as helping manage […]

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US Retail Sales could fuel recession fears again – will Gold profit?

19.02.2019

Economic Events: February 18-20, 2019 Source: Economic Events Calendar February 18 – February 22, 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar DAX30 CFD After the past week of trading, the overall picture for the DAX30 CFD did not darken. Instead, the DAX30 CFD traded back above 11,000 points and stabilised there. Nevertheless, with last Thursday’s unexpectedly […]

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Market Analysis: GBP/USD likely with a slow start into the week, but hopeful for 1.3000

19.02.2019

Source: Economic Events February 18, 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar Due to Monday being President’s Day, a bank holiday in the US, not only is the economic calendar very thin, but trading hours for some markets are shorter than usual. That said, market volatility will likely be below average, same also with FX markets […]

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