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  1. North Korea Tensions Spark Flight to Quality

    North Korea Tensions Spark Flight to Quality

    Risk-sensitive stocks fell sharply while perceived safe-haven gold, Japanese yen and Swiss franc all soared higher on Tuesday. Read more

  2. GBP/AUD Set For a Big Rally?

    GBP/AUD Set For a Big Rally?

    So far this month, commodity currencies including the Australian and Canadian dollars had performed rather well. However it looks like that good run of form has come to an end for these currencies thanks to struggling metal and oil prices. Read more

  3. Crude Hits New 2017 Low… But Are Investors Too Pessimistic?

    Crude Hits New 2017 Low… But Are Investors Too Pessimistic?

    The price of crude oil has hit its lowest level this year. Brent fell below $46 and WTI took out $44 a barrel this morning. Read more

  4. Crude Remains Undermined by Rising US Oil Supply

    Crude Remains Undermined by Rising US Oil Supply

    Crude oil was unable to hold onto its gains on Monday after appearing for a while to have ended its bearish run. Read more

  5. GBP/USD on Shaky Footing Amid Political Turmoil in a Key Week

    GBP/USD on Shaky Footing Amid Political Turmoil in a Key Week

    Today's going to be a quieter session in terms of economic news, ahead of key events later this week. There are however at least three factors that need to be watched closely. Read more

  6. Gold Makes Significant Bullish Breakthrough on Soft Dollar

    Gold Makes Significant Bullish Breakthrough on Soft Dollar

    Gold is approaching its yearly highs and this may suggest we are heading into a period of risk-off. Given the upcoming risk events, we wouldn’t be surprised if this were to happen. Read more

  7. Gold May Snap Two-Week Rally as Focus Turns to US Dollar

    Gold May Snap Two-Week Rally as Focus Turns to US Dollar

    Gold ended higher for the second straight week on Friday - that was last week, this week things might very well be very different. Read more

  8. Crude Oil Remains Downbeat

    Crude Oil Remains Downbeat

    Market participants in crude oil are continuing to shrug off persistent jawboning from oil ministers of some OPEC countries, most notably Saudi Arabia, about extending the production cuts into the second half of 2017, and possibly the first quarter of 2018. Read more

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