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Trade ideas thread – Monday 21 April 2014

Trade ideas thread – Monday 21 April 2014

20/04/2014 23:01 (Eamonn Sheridan)

Good morning/evening/afternoon again. The week is opening very slowly and volumes will be low as the Easter holiday continues across many of the FX trading centres. There will only be light coverage on ForexLive today. However, if you have any … Continue reading → »

Easter FX volumes still low as the week kicks off slowly

Easter FX volumes still low as the week kicks off slowly

20/04/2014 22:58 (Eamonn Sheridan)

Good morning/afternoon/evening to wherever you are on the globe. Welcome to not-quite-the-start of the FX week. The continuing Easter holiday in many of the FX trading centres will impact on Asian trading today. It won’t be as dead quiet as … Continue reading → »

Earnings will be a catalyst in the week ahead

Earnings will be a catalyst in the week ahead

20/04/2014 13:47 (Adam Button)

US economic data is light in the week ahead so look for earnings to be the main driver. Nearly one-third of the S&P 500 will report earnings. »

Ukraine separatists refuse to disarm

Ukraine separatists refuse to disarm

20/04/2014 13:40 (Adam Button)

The hours on a weekend truce are counting down and there’s no indication that separatists will vacate government buildings. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s government suspended anti-terrorist operations in eastern Ukraine and said it was ready to pursue constitutional revisions. A &#82... »

Both sides blaming each other for the Slaviansk shootings

Both sides blaming each other for the Slaviansk shootings

20/04/2014 13:26 (Mike Paterson)

No surprises there then. Further to Eamonn’s post Ukainian nationalist forces have now denied any involvement following Russian claims they were responsible for the attack. Earlier the Russian foreign ministry had said it was “indignant” about the attack on civilians … Con... »

Russian state TV reports five people killed on attack on checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk

Russian state TV reports five people killed on attack on checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk

20/04/2014 07:29 (Eamonn Sheridan)

Russian state TV reports five people were killed when gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk Rossiya 24 news station, citing its correspondent in Slaviansk, said three of the dead were with … Continue reading → »

The 3 key points on what is wrong with the New Zealand economy … (& Will the hatchets come out for the currency?)

The 3 key points on what is wrong with the New Zealand economy … (& Will the hatchets come out for the currency?)

20/04/2014 02:53 (Eamonn Sheridan)

I’ve seen two blog postings in as many days on whats wrong with the New Zealand economy … are the hatchets out for the currency? From FT Alphaville:  For a developed country with seemingly supportive policies on tax, regulation and … Continue reading → »

China home-price rises slow as demand eases

China home-price rises slow as demand eases

20/04/2014 02:53 (Eamonn Sheridan)

Data from China on Friday on new home prices is here More from the Wall Street Journal: Growth in residential property prices across large- and medium-size Chinese cities slowed further in March as lending limits and discounts undercut demand China’s … Continue reading → »

Chinese banking system buys more foreign currency in March

Chinese banking system buys more foreign currency in March

20/04/2014 02:53 (Eamonn Sheridan)

China’s central bank and financial institutions bought a net 189.20 billion yuan ($30.40 billion) of foreign currency in March, compared with a net purchase of CNY128.25 billion in February March was the eight-straight month of net purchases, suggesting continuing capital … Continue r... »

SEC weighs requiring brokers to identify where trades made

SEC weighs requiring brokers to identify where trades made

20/04/2014 02:53 (Eamonn Sheridan)

One for the US stock traders out there, Bloomberg reports: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a proposal that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where their stock trades are executed The article says the proposed requirement … Continue reading → »

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