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I provide market insights at Global Prime. I've gathered over a decade of experience in capital markets. I focus on providing expert market analysis to Global Prime’s global clients and media outlets, with special expertise in currencies.

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USD Immune To Jump In Oil As FOMC Nears
The USD index has rebounded strongly from a key support area.
Oil Special: Saudi Attack Disrupts Forex Flows
Crude Oil has gone ballistic higher after the unprecedented implications of the multiple Houthi rebel-claimed drone attacks to the world’s biggest crude production facility in Abqaiq and Saudi Arabia’s second-biggest production facility in Khurais.
ECB Underwhelms Calls, EUR Overwhelms Sellers
The EUR index has surged ferociously off its fresh yearly low after a +1.3% U-turn as the decision by the ECB underwhelmed market participants even if took a while for the market to react.
The Never-Ending Brexit Quandary
No currency shows more variable and irregular gyrations than the GBP, taken hostage by the never-ending Brexit quandary.
‘True Risk On’ Back In Vogue, Brexit Vote Awaits
The Sterling tops the gainers’ leaderboard as UK PM May secured further concessions from the EU, while a ‘true risk on’ microenvironment led to a major deterioration in the Yen exchange rate as well as the USD.
Yen Thrives As Sterling Selling Unabated
The title of today’s report embodies the exceedingly random and trendless dynamics in currency markets amid a multi-year low FX volatility regime.
All Aboard The Yuan Bullish Story, USD Unloved
The USD continues to trade on the back foot as reports emerge that US trade negotiators aim to target a more stable Yuan as part of the comprehensive trade deal being negotiated.
Short-Term Flows Primarily USD Negative
The absence of liquidity in financial markets during Monday is well expressed through the EUR/USD’s narrow 35p range.
US Dollar Supply As Risk Appetite Fully Re-Ignited
The narrative continues to be dominated by optimism around the US-China trade talks.
'Risk On' Firms Up, First Signs Of DXY Weakness
The short term conditions in financial markets have fully transitioned into a blossoming state, with the environment characterized by ‘true risk-on’ as depicted by the surge in US equities coupled with further supply in US bonds (higher yields).
Short-Term Flows Strengthen USD Dominance
Markets have temporarily stripped out the gloomy macro outlook of decelerating growth and low inflation as G10 yield curves demonstrate, to instead revert back to positive microflows.
US Equity Bounce Within 'Risk-Off' Context
The ‘risk-off’ regime we’ve gradually transitioned into since mid last week still remains in place, with some minor signs of abating via equities not yet providing enough technical evidence to shift the focus back to bid risk.
True Risk-Off Returns, Stubbornly Strong USD
The equity market has shown some credible technical cracks, and since the pendulum was in a transition from ‘risk-on’ dynamics into cloudier terrains, that’s all it took for the likes of the Yen and the USD to top the leaderboard.
USD Strength Not Backed By US Government Yields
The US Dollar has been catapulted to new highs for the month, even if the reinvigorated rally is far from enjoying a positive backdrop if we look at US government yields.
USD Finds Short-Term Positive Flows
The US and the Canadian Dollar are the currencies benefiting the most from the exodus in fixed income since the upbeat economic data in the US last Friday.
Macro USD Fragility In A Context Of Rising Equities
The overarching theme this week is the dovish turnaround by the FOMC on Wednesday, which has obviously had major knock-on effects in the psyche of the market.
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