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EUR/USD analysis the impact of Russia energy exports to Eurozone
With the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine, we could see more sanctions from the EU on Russia but Russia supplies a major portion of Euro zones energy imports. Any restrictions or price rises, could have a major impact on the EU economy and of course the Euro…
Russia invades Ukraine: nothing good happens below the 200 daily moving average
We’re waking up to a pretty unprecedented, sad and troublesome time. Russia has invaded Ukraine after all the posturing that has been going on for the past few weeks. And things don’t look pretty.
USD/CAD analysis & crude oil to target 100.00 or a correction?
“At the January meeting markets priced higher than 50% likelihood of a rate hike yet BoC kept its guidance that the first hike will come in the “middle quarters” of 2022. While we cannot rule out a hike at the interim March meeting, we still think the big meeting in April is the most likely time for the first hike. We still regard relative rates to be positive for USD/CAD.”
FX drivers: has the USD peaked?
With the recent focus on Russia-Ukraine tensions, it’s easy to lose sight of the underlying FX trends as they fade into the background. Let’s take a look at a few of the factors that could influence FX markets in either direction, starting with the…
Stock of the week: Disney & their media metaverse
Disney’s latest earnings were well-received by the market. There had been some trepidation around the streaming side of the business after Netflix was punished for their slowing subscriber growth. No such problems for Disney though! On the three main metrics, all were strong beats and firmly above expectations!