2022 T1 W5

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS Carl Braganza AUD/USD The pair has rallied more than 2.7% in the last few days to 0.74. The strength this week came from rising commodity prices, positive employment data, as well as news from China about the setting of an economic growth target. Iron ore prices topped $150 a barrel during the week, … Read more

2022 T1 W4

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS Carl Braganza AUD/USD The AUD incurred some losses on Friday which continued the Aussie’s first week of losses after five weeks of gains as it closed just under 0.73. However, during the week it did manage to reach a new high for 2022 of 0.7441, with gains coming from rising iron ore prices … Read more

2022 T1 W3

Fundamental Analysis AUD/USD The AUD has rallied from 0.7261 on 28 February to 0.7374 against the USD over the past week due to higher commodity prices and the fact that Australia is a big exporter of metals. It is somewhat surprising that the AUD has performed well amidst the Ukraine-Russia conflict given that it is … Read more

All that is Gold Does not Glitter

Over the past few years, gold has received a great deal of attention from both new and seasoned players in the financial markets. Jargon such as ‘inflation hedge’, ‘store of value’ and ‘fiat currency’ are constantly thrown around to fuel the hype and controversy surrounding this age-old commodity. Sure, all of this makes for an … Read more

The Importance of the US 10-year Treasury Yield

The US 10-year treasury yield is one of the most important interest rates in the world. In this article, we will explore what the US 10-year treasury is and why its yield figure is important to the macro economy. What is the US 10-year Treasury? Treasuries are debt instruments issued by the government. They yield … Read more

Fortune Favours the Fast

By Vikas Arkalgud– 21 March 2021 Speed. What would you give to do something quicker? Perhaps you would spend a couple of extra dollars on a quicker route to campus. Maybe you would spend a few hundred on a quicker, faster CPU. You may even be willing to spend thousands of extra dollars on a … Read more