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Monthly Economic Review: New Zealand

Despite the prevalence of risk aversion during the recent forex trading week, the Kiwi didn’t suffer as much as the other higher-yielding currencies. Are the underlying fundamentals supporting demand for the Kiwi perhaps? Time to find out! Read more

Forex Snapshot: Central Bank Roundup

Were central bankers busy or what! In case you missed them, let’s review what the BOC, ECB, RBNZ, Fed, BOJ, and the BOE had to say and how they have affected forex price action. Read more

Forex Trading Guide: U.S. NFP Report (Jan)

Ahoy, forex mateys! Another NFP Friday is fast approaching! And if you’re gonna trade this event and you need to get up to speed on what happened last time and what to expect, then this Forex Trading Guide is just for you. Read more

Are Global Equities in a Bear Market?

Global equity indices have been tumbling since last year. Does that mean that we are finally in a bear market? And what’s a bear market anyway? Is that different from a correction? Well, time to get up to speed, young Padawan. Read more

BOE Super Thursday: What to Watch Out for

Huddle up, pound traders! The BOE Super Thursday happens only once every quarter so let’s prep for these potential long-term forex catalysts. Read more

Forex Trading Guide: RBA’s Monetary Policy Decision

Now that the BOC, ECB, BOJ, RBNZ, and the Fed have had their say, it’s time to put the forex spotlight on the RBA! Will the central bank follow the others’ dovish footsteps? Read more

Monthly Economic Review: Japan

Konnichiwa, forex friends! The BOJ introduced negative rates to its monetary policy arsenal, and forex traders responded by dumping the Japanese yen across the board. But what about Japan’s underlying fundamentals? Read more

Forex Q&A: Breaking Down the BOJ Statement

What the heck is “QQE with a negative interest rate” and why did forex traders freak out over it?! Let’s break down what the BOJ had to say today. Read more

3 Dovish Hints from the FOMC Statement

Hello, forex friends! The U.S. Fed delivered its rate decision and statement, but forex traders weren’t treated to a press conference, which is a real bummer. Nevertheless, the press release did offer some very juicy dovish hints for us to chew on. Read more

Monthly Economic Review: Australia

G’day, forex mates! The Aussie’s recent forex price action has been dictated mostly by the prevailing risk sentiment and reports from or about China. But what about Australia’s underlying fundamentals? Let’s take a look, shall we? Read more

3 Central Bank Decisions to Watch Out For This Week

We’ve got three monetary policy announcements coming our way this week so y’all better start reading up on what to expect and how forex pairs might react. Can’t hurt to be prepared, right? Read more

3 Questions That Put Last Week’s Forex Rallies At Risk

Forex bulls caught a break thanks to a bit of risk appetite. Watch out for these issues though, as they could set currencies back on their bearish path. Read more

Global Inflation Update: More Signs of Spring?

Hello, forex friends! Oil finally had a major rally after several weeks of declines. And since the latest inflation numbers for most of the major economies are out, I decided to take a look if oil prices are still weighing-in on most of the major economies. Read more

Forex Recap: Takeaways from the ECB and BOC Statements

We have two central banks that have decided against policy changes but have caused ruckus on the forex market nonetheless. What’s up with that?! Read more

2 Top-Tier Reports That May Affect the Loonie’s Forex Price Action

The Loonie’s forex price action after the BOC rate decision was pretty fun, but the fun on the Loonie train may not be over yet since we’ve got two top-tier economic reports coming our way this Friday. Read more