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Market Analysis: Gold bulls looking out for 1,300 USD as a potential long trigger

16.02.2019

Source: Economic Events February 15, 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar The technical picture for Gold has gotten very interesting as we head into the week’s close. In response to the FED announcing a more flexible policy in regards to the balance sheet runoff, Gold initiated a significant break above 1,300 USD/ounce. However, the current […]

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Will Apple Really Buy Netflix?

16.02.2019

Two analysts from Citigroup have put trading desks on high alert. In a note sent to private clients, they say there is a 40% chance that Apple will buy Netflix. Inevitably, Netflix’s share price has been surging higher in response – benefitting from the ‘buy the rumour’ scenario. However, is this just a few analysts […]

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Outsourcing crucial as industry shifts from best execution to smart execution

16.02.2019

As the industry shifts from meeting best execution requirements towards smarter execution processes, foreign exchange (FX) market participants have agreed that outsourcing will play a key role for both buy- and sell-side firms. Speakers on a panel at TradeTech FX USA told delegates that the trend towards outsourcing portions of the smart execution process to […]

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Buy-side looking for flexibility as top technology requirement from vendors

15.02.2019

Buy-side panellists at this year’s TradeTech FX USA conference identified flexibility as their key requirement from both technology systems and vendors to maintain high workflow standards and to increase automation. Mike O’Brien, head of global trading at Eaton Vance, detailed that the key drivers for the asset manager’s recent investments in technology have been automation […]

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Digital Asset hires new chief strategy officer

15.02.2019

Blockchain technology specialist Digital Asset has hired FinTech veteran Zohar Hod as its new chief strategy officer, as first reported by The TRADE’s sister title, Global Custodian. Based in New York, Hod will be responsible for formulating Digital Asset’s strategy and corporate development efforts, while also assessing the market demand for distributed ledger technology (DLT) […]

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Market Analysis: UK and US inflation in focus – will GBP/USD push back below 1.2800?

14.02.2019

Source: Economic Events February 13, 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar The week opened with disappointing economic data. UK GDP came in at only 0.2% on quarter in the three months leading up to December 2018, easing from a 0.6% expansion in the previous period. Industrial production in the UK is decreasing by 0.9% year-on-year […]

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

14.02.2019

After the S&P500 CFD saw its best January performance since 1987 with a plus of 7.87% and its biggest monthly gain since October 2015, the bulls continued to press for higher highs going into the month of February. Source: Admiral Markets MT5 with MT5-SE Add-on S&P500 CFD Daily chart (between August 2, 2017, to February […]

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Dash unveils real-time transparency for portfolio trading

14.02.2019

Agency execution firm Dash Financial Technologies has added real-time analytics, visualisation and reporting tools to its Dash360 platform to provide portfolio traders with further transparency on order routing. Dash launched its portfolio trading algorithm in September, which is available on a front-end agnostic basis. Users of the algorithm will have access to the Dash360 real-time […]

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JP Morgan launches FX algo execution service on Bloomberg App portal

14.02.2019

JP Morgan has made its execution services application for foreign exchange (FX) algos, Algo Central, available to users of the Bloomberg App Portal. Users of Bloomberg Terminal will have access to the JP Morgan algo execution suite, which provides analytics and execution controls for real-time execution strategies, through the Bloomberg {APPS } portal. Algo Central […]

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S&P500 Explodes To Best January Since 1987. What’s Next?

13.02.2019

The S&P 500 stock market index (SP500) has posted its best January performance in more than thirty years. However, with 2018 reporting the worst December since 1931 – and the worst year since the financial crisis – many people believe the January 2019 rally was simply a rebound from massively oversold levels. Is this rally […]

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