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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

Polish economy begins 2019 on strong footing, retail sales likely to have accelerated in January

Polands initial hard data for 2019 show that the biggest economy in Central Europe is still doing quite well in spite of a visible deceleration in the German manufacturing. The data published yesterday and today by the...

UK gilts gain after January consumer inflation disappoints investors; 10-year auction in focus

The United Kingdoms gilts gained during Wednesdays afternoon session, after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) data for the month of January, disappointed market participants, also down from the previous reading...

German bunds remain narrowly ahead of Q4 2018 GDP, Eurozone December trade balance

The German bunds remained narrowly mixed during European session Wednesday ahead of the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2018, scheduled to be released on February 14 by 07:00GMT and the...

USD/SGD likely to trade lower in line with rebound in EUR and CNH, says Scotiabank

The USD/SGD currency pair is expected to trade lower in line with a rebound in the EUR and the CNH, according to the latest research report from Scotiabank. The SGD has been running a close correlation with the EUR and the...

JGBs continue mixed trading ahead of Q4’18 GDP data amid lingering hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

The Japanese government bonds continued to trade mixed towards the end of Asian session Wednesday, as investors await the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of this year, scheduled to be released...

Politics

Melania Trump Reveals Romantic Relationship With Donald Trump; They Are Actually Closer Than What People See or Think

People always think that Melania Trump and Donald Trump do not have a good relationship as husband and wife. In fact, many see them as a mismatched couple who is only sticking together because they are currently the FLOTUS...

Vladimir Putin Set to Deliver State of the Nation Address Amid Significant Popularity Decline

Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia will deliver his state of the nation address on Feb. 20. It was reported that this would be his first address to the houses of parliament since being re-elected to the presidency for...

Donald Trump Wants to Cancel $929 Bullet Rail Funding; California Gov. Gavin Newsom Called the Move ‘Political Retribution’

Donald Trump is threatening to cancel the $929 high-speed rail grant to California. The White House stated on Tuesday, Feb. 19, that the administration is looking into every legal option to recover $2.5 billion funds that...

Donald Trump to Sign Smaller Border Wall Funding to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

After a 35-day shutdown, the government has temporarily reopened but what happens after the Feb. 15 deadline is still quite uncertain. However, there are reports that United States President Donald Trump will most likely...

Vladimir Putin’s Aide Tackles Alleged Russian Interference in 2016 U.S. Presidential Election; Writes Choice Is an ‘Illusion’

The relationship of Russian President Vladimir Putin and United States President Donald Trump has been a highly debated topic. Many critics believe the Russian government interfered with the election that Trump won in...

Science

Cancer Cure 2019: Experts Doubt Israeli Company’s Promise of Delivering ‘Complete Cure’ in 1 Year

Scientists from Israel recently announced they are one year away from delivering a complete cure to cancer. But some experts are explaining why the promised time frame is questionable. In late January, scientists and...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Study of HIV ‘Accessory Protein’ Can Lead to Improved Treatment Plans for Patients

Aside from continuously researching for the absolute cure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), scientists are also working on improving the treatment plans for infected...

Cancer Cure Found in One of World’s Most Rare Elements That Caused Dinosaur’s Extinction?

Iridium is one of the elements believed to have contributed to the extinction of dinosaurs. And, recently, scientists announced it is possible that it could also help them develop a cure for cancer. Scientists from...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address Includes 10-Year Program to Weaken Epidemic

U.S. President Donald Trump will reportedly pledge on immensely diminishing the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic while scientists are still looking for the ultimate...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: New Research Grants Focus on Body's Natural Control of the Virus Post-Treatment

Scientists around the world are exploring various angles to further understand HIV/AIDS and find a cure. Several research grants were previously awarded to groups who are aiming to focus on post-treatment control. The...

Technology

NBA 2K20 Release Date, Gameplay, Features: WNBA Star Confirms She's Part of Upcoming Video Game

The annual update of the National Basketball Associations video game simulation could arrive later this year and will be most likely called NBA 2K20. A major clue was recently dropped that the title will feature a star...

Apple Watch Series 5 Release Date, Specs: Glucose Sensor Is One of the New Health Features?

Apple has become more aggressive in improving the health-related features of its wearable device. For Apple Watch Series 5, one of the speculated additions is a new sensor that tracks the users glucose level. The iPhone...

OnePlus 7 Release Date, Specs, Features: 'Leaked Photo' Hints at All-Screen Design, Pop-Up Camera

A photo claiming to show the leaked design of OnePlus 7 is making rounds online. If it represents a real prototype, an upcoming smartphone with an all-screen design and a pop-up camera might be in the pipeline. The...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Update: Third Entry Deemed Highest Selling Game in January

Kingdom Hearts 3 has snatched the title of the best-selling game in the month of January. And while its predecessor achieved the same accolade when it was released in 2005, the latest entry got it beat in terms of sales...

GTA 6’ Release Date And Update: Massive Hiring Hints at Development of Sixth Entry for the Franchise

Although GTA 5 is one of the most successful and memorable game titles in history, its now over five years old. As such, fans of the franchise have been incessantly asking when Rockstar is going to create GTA 6. Right...
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