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Amid highly volatile economic environment, shielding currency exposure has become too risky than before. In this series we provide an intelligent insights and analysis on actionable FX derivative strategies that serve different levels of risk appetites and returns.

FX Hedging Strategy Series

FxWirePro: BoE to stimulate sterling, potential for oil price risks to cushion loonie - Favour GBP/CAD uncertain bearishness via 3-way straddles

Jul 27, 2018 10:29 am UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks

The pound sterling should not suffer too much. An interest rate hike by the Bank of England (BoE) next week is now the consensus opinion in the market. And so the fundamental difference between BoE interest rate policy and...

FX Hedging Strategy Series

FxWirePro: Spotlight on EMEA FX vol calendar expression – Write delta EURPLN call and add longs in straddles

Jul 26, 2018 12:36 pm UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks Insights & Views

The Polish zloty has staged an impressive recovery over the past fortnight, strengthening from a low of 4.40 against the euro in early July to near 4.2870 at present (while articulating). Polish policymakers have commented...

FX Hedging Strategy Series

FxWirePro: An option structure for Scandinavian - SEK ATM vol multi-year high vs G10 vols

Jul 26, 2018 11:10 am UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks Insights & Views

The Swedish central bank held its benchmark interest rate at -0.5 pct on July 3rd, as widely expected, saying monetary policy needs to continue to be expansionary for inflation to remain close to target despite strong...

FX Hedging Strategy Series

FxWirePro: Capitalize on EUR/USD 1w/2m OTC bids and deploy diagonal options strips ahead of ECB to arrest both bullish/bearish risks

Jul 26, 2018 08:08 am UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks

The monetary policy announcement at the ECB is the most notable event today. As nothing meaningful is expected from Draghi, the price rallies of EURUSD have halted at neckline and oscillate between the mid-points of the...

FX Hedging Strategy Series

Digital Currency Revolution

A milestone of Bitcoin derivatives market - ED&F Man capital markets and itBit execute EFP and BTC futures transaction

Jul 26, 2018 07:20 am UTC| Digital Currency Research & Analysis Fintech Insights & Views Commentary

Bitcoin futures offer an instant, cost-effective method of crypto trade markets. They are standardized contracts to buy or sell a particular asset at a set price, on a set date in the future, in predefined quantity and...

FX Hedging Strategy Series

FxWirePro: Cable’s hedging sentiments still fragile despite momentary bullish bids – Capitalize on 3m/6m OTC setup to execute wise hedge

Jul 25, 2018 13:04 pm UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

The cable extended a comprehensive recovery, although appears to be minor that we have seen over the last couple of days, especially after PM May hinted she and her office would take over the negotiations with...

FX Hedging Strategy Series

FxWirePro: Spot on FX options analytics - Divergence in EM - G10 FX vols

Jul 24, 2018 13:00 pm UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

The valuation of FX derivative securities significantly depends on the market participants expectation of future volatility. Thus implied volatility often garners as much attention as the option price in option listings,...

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Economy

Australian bonds fall across the curve as U.S.-China trade talks lift investors’ risk appetite

Australian bonds fell across the curve during early Asian session Tuesday as investors risk appetite recovered following the U.S.-China trade talks, lifting the 10-year yield from this years low seen yesterday. The...

Cryptocurrency Brief: Bitcoin tests $6,500 mark, Chinese regulators arrest 3 in $87 mln digital theft, Ethereum’s Lubin views bearishness as no hurdle to growth – Monday, August 20th, 2018

BTC/USD: Bitcoin prices, once again disappointed market participants is testing the $6,500 mark during European session Monday after Chinese regulators have arrested three individuals found accused and guilty for $87...

U.S. Treasuries surge ahead of trade talks with China; August FOMC meeting minutes in focus

The U.S. Treasuries surged Monday amid a comeback in trade talks with China over tariffs this week. However, it will be a quiet start to the week in the US, with the first important diary entries being Wednesdays release...

German bunds slip in European trading ahead of 10-year auction, August manufacturing PMI

The German bunds slipped during European session Monday as investors wait to watch the countrys 10-year auction, scheduled to be held on August 22, besides, the manufacturing PMI for the month of August, due on the...

Thailand Q2 GDP cheers market expectations; BoT seen to hike benchmark interest rate in November: ANZ Research

Thailands gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of this year cheered market participants; at 4.6 percent y/y (1 percent q/q sa), Q2 2018 GDP growth came in only marginally short of ANZ Researchs...

Politics

I went to see Pussy Riot – if they're serious protesters, I'm Sid Vicious

Many years after my first punk concert, when I met Pete Shelley and the other Buzzcocks at the old Apollo Theatre in Glasgow, I was excited at the age of 69 to be in Edinburgh to attend my second one. Pussy Riots...

Trump’s Space Force isn't as new or as dangerous as it seems

Donald Trumps plans to create a Space Force have ruffled plenty of feathers and alarmed some commentators. Some argue it will merely cause a bureaucratic headache. Raising greater concerns, others have argued the Space...

ANC expediency is messing up South Africa's land reform process

Its highly likely that an amendment will be made to South Africas constitution that will allow for land expropriation without compensation following a decision to do so by the ruling party the African National Congress...

Marikana: it's time Ramaphosa moved on accountability and reparations

The 2012 Marikana massacre in South Africas North West Province, in which 34 miners were killed by the police, remains an unhealed scar in post democratic South Africa. Two of the most important unresolved issues involve...

The royal commission should result not only in new regulation, but new education

The Financial Services Royal Commission has not only shown that banks and their representatives have behaved appallingly, but that we need better-educated consumers. It is naive not to expect new schemes will pop up to...

Science

Scientists are developing greener plastics – the bigger challenge is moving them from lab to market

Synthetic plastics have made many aspect of modern life cheaper, safer and more convenient. However, we have failed to figure out how to get rid of them after we use them. Unlike other forms of trash, such as food and...

Darwin's theory of evolution owes more to his garden than the Galápagos

Its one of the greatest stories in science, right up there with Neil Armstrongs small step on the moon and Jane Goodalls overhaul of ideas on non-human relationships. When naturalist Charles Darwin first set foot in the...

Why there's been a boom in discovering new species despite a biodiversity crisis

Something of a boom in the discovery of new species is taking place right now. It is so significant that some say it is similar to the period of the 18th and 19th centuries when European naturalists ventured into newly...

The world of plastics, in numbers

From its early beginnings during and after World War II, the commercial industry for polymers long chain synthetic molecules of which plastics are a common misnomer has grown rapidly. In 2015, over 320 million tons of...

How biobanks can help improve the integrity of scientific research

Biobanks are repositories which receive, store, process and disseminate specimens. These include DNA derived from humans and animals; bacterial strains; and environmental samples like plants and soil. Biobanks also provide...

Technology

OnePlus 6T Release Date, Features: Upcoming Handset Variant May Have a Confirmed Release Date

According to CNET, the OnePus 6T is currently rumored to be released in October. This mirrors the fall release of the higher-end model that usually launches before the summer that OnePlus has followed since the OnePlus 2...

'GTA' 6 Rumors, Release Date: GTA Franchise Rumored to Come Back to Vice City

GTA 6 has yet to be announced as an official game in production by Rockstar Games but fan anticipation is so great that people are talking about the yet-to-exist sequel even before Rockstar has released its most recent...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date, Features: Rockstar Games Launches ‘Collector’s Box’ with Exclusive Items, Except the Game Itself

As the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2 draws near, more and more purchase options and items are being announced by Rockstar Games. The latest is the Collectors Box with an array of exclusive physical items, except for the...

‘The Sims 5’ Release Date, Features: Title Up for 2019 Announcement, 2020 Release?; Fans Hope to Explore Open World with Cars

Electronic Arts (EA) and Maxis are yet to confirm the existence of The Sims 5. But many fans are already speculating that the fifth main title installment could be announced in 2019 and will be released in 2020. In...

Hyundai-backed Hdac Technology signs MOU with blockchain real estate startup DREAMChain

Hdac Technology AG, a blockchain-based IoT contract platform backed by Hyundai, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dream Global Partners, establishing the foundation of a comprehensive collaborative...
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