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Kathy Lien
How To Trade The French Election By Kathy Lien - Apr 21, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. If you are trading the euro, you need to be watching the election in France this weekend. While it is the first of two rounds ...

James Paynter
But...Why Did The Rand Strengthen? By James Paynter - Apr 18, 2017 7

Sentiment reaches an extreme...and then the tables turn. As per popular belief, the Rand went rushing onwards in the first half of this week. It weakened significantly, moving into the R13.90s at one ...

Kathy Lien
USD/JPY Ponders A Bottom By Kathy Lien - Apr 19, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. It says a lot when consistently softer economic data can’t bring down a currency. The U.S. dollar refuses to fall despite...

Jeffrey Halley
Gold Treads Water As Oil Wobbles By Jeffrey Halley - Apr 19, 2017

Decreasing tensions in Asia sees gold drop, but a murky French election will keep buyers interested on dips. Gold regained some of its losses overnight to open in Asia at 1288. The net effect, ...

Muno Gwata
Strong Rand or Weak Dollar? By Muno Gwata - Apr 21, 2017

After we witnessed another cabinet reshuffle in South Africa we were almost sure that we would be seeing an inevitable decline of the South African USD/ZAR. However in last past week we have seen the ...

Jason Muscat
South Africa's CPI for March By Jason Muscat - Apr 19, 2017

South Africa’s inflation trajectory continues to moderate with March CPI printing at 6.1% y/y, down from 6.3% in February. The month-on-month increase was 0.6% (from 1.1% in the prior month). ...

Kathy Lien
GBP Jumps 2%, U.S. Yields Hit 5-Month Lows By Kathy Lien - Apr 18, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. Trading kicked off with a bang after the Easter holidays thanks to U.K. Prime Minister May who shocked the markets by calling ...