Currencies

Currency Corner: As Britain leaves the EU, what lies ahead for the pound?
Pound vs Euro

Currency Corner: As Britain leaves the EU, what lies ahead for the pound?

On Brexit Day, there’s only one currency pair to look at, says Dominic Frisby – the pound and the euro. Will sterling continue to strengthen, or will …
31 Jan 2020
Currency Corner: the US dollar could go a lot higher against the euro
Currencies

Currency Corner: the US dollar could go a lot higher against the euro

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the euro has been in a steady decline against the US dollar. That's likely to continue, says Dominic Frisby. Here's h…
24 Jan 2020
Currency Corner: how is the New Zealand dollar doing against its US counterpart?
Currencies

Currency Corner: how is the New Zealand dollar doing against its US counterpart?

The New Zealand dollar has been doing well against the US dollar in recent months, but has started to wobble a little. Is it still a buy? Dominic Fris…
20 Jan 2020
The currencies to bet on this year
Currencies

The currencies to bet on this year

The US dollar could be set to weaken this year, while the euro, Canadian dollar and the Swiss franc could be good bets for optimistic traders.
17 Jan 2020
Currency Corner: how high can the pound go against the euro in 2020?
Currencies

Currency Corner: how high can the pound go against the euro in 2020?

In the month in which we should finally leave the European Union, Dominic Frisby takes a look at the pound vs the euro and asks just how high sterling…
13 Jan 2020
Currency Corner: the US dollar is the one to watch for 2020
Currencies

Currency Corner: the US dollar is the one to watch for 2020

Markets have been in two minds about the US dollar. But that could soon change, says Dominic Frisby. And it may have some big surprises in store for 2…
23 Dec 2019
The charts that matter: as the year draws to a close, optimism reigns
Economy

The charts that matter: as the year draws to a close, optimism reigns

At the end of an eventful year, John Stepek casts his eye over the charts that matter the most to the global economy.
21 Dec 2019
Don’t bet on a stellar 2020 for the pound – but UK stocks should do fine
UK stockmarkets

Don’t bet on a stellar 2020 for the pound – but UK stocks should do fine

With the dust starting to settle after the general election, John Stepek looks at what the new Tory government might mean for your investments.
17 Dec 2019
Currency Corner: what the Tory landslide means for the pound
Economy

Currency Corner: what the Tory landslide means for the pound

Sterling loved the Conservative election victory. In this week#s Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at just how high the pound could go next.
13 Dec 2019
Why the Conservative victory is good news for investors
Economy

Why the Conservative victory is good news for investors

The Conservatives' election victory is a big deal, says John Stepek. Markets have bounced and the pound has surged. Here's what it all means for the e…
13 Dec 2019
It’s inflation or bust as far as the Federal Reserve is concerned
Economy

It’s inflation or bust as far as the Federal Reserve is concerned

The US Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates at its latest meeting, preferring to wait until inflation really takes off. John Stepek exp…
12 Dec 2019
Currency Corner: is the New Zealand dollar about to make a big comeback?
Currencies

Currency Corner: is the New Zealand dollar about to make a big comeback?

In this week's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby explains why he's tempted to buy the New Zealand dollar.
6 Dec 2019
The charts that matter: will the US dollar crack?
Economy

The charts that matter: will the US dollar crack?

The US dollar is a lot stronger than it was a fortnight ago. Can that continue? John Stepek looks to the charts that matter most to the global economy…
30 Nov 2019
Is the US dollar doomed?
Currencies

Is the US dollar doomed?

The stars are aligning for a weaker US dollar, which would be good news for the world economy.
29 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: is the krone’s long slow slide coming to an end?
Currencies

Currency Corner: is the krone’s long slow slide coming to an end?

Dominic Frisby looks at the Norwegian krone’s performance against the Japanese yen and asks, is it set for a major reversal?
29 Nov 2019
What last night’s big opinion poll tells us about the pound
Economy

What last night’s big opinion poll tells us about the pound

The poll that accurately predicted the result of the last general election is suggesting a solid result for the Conservatives this time around. John S…
28 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: clash of the commodity currencies
Currencies

Currency Corner: clash of the commodity currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the relative strengths of the Australian and Canadian dollars, and explains what that tells us about China and the US.
26 Nov 2019
Currency webinar: vote for what you want us to talk about
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Currency webinar: vote for what you want us to talk about

SPONSORED CONTENT - John Stepek will be joining the OFX team for a 30-minute webinar on Tuesday 3 December at 1pm. Sign up to join now, and vote for w…
22 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: A lesson from two of the world’s “hardest” currencies
Currencies

Currency Corner: A lesson from two of the world’s “hardest” currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the Swiss franc and Singaporean dollar and what our politicians can learn from these two fiscally responsible nations.
15 Nov 2019
Will the yuan’s recovery last?
Currencies

Will the yuan’s recovery last?

China’s yuan pushed through the symbolically important seven-to-the-dollar mark for the first time since August last week. Will its strength continue?
15 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: it might be time to back the euro against the yen
Currencies

Currency Corner: it might be time to back the euro against the yen

The euro is shaping up for a nice buy signal against the yen, says Dominic Frisby.
8 Nov 2019
The charts that matter: China’s scepticism on Trump
Economy

The charts that matter: China’s scepticism on Trump

With China sceptical of getting a trade deal out of Donald Trump, John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter most to the global econ…
2 Nov 2019
The troubled legacy of Mario Draghi, saviour of the euro
Economy

The troubled legacy of Mario Draghi, saviour of the euro

Mario Draghi may have rescued the euro in its darkest hour, but failed in his only official mission of keeping inflation within its target range.
1 Nov 2019
The US dollar looks set to become a lot weaker
Currencies

The US dollar looks set to become a lot weaker

Many in the US and abroad would welcome a weaker dollar. And they might just get it.
1 Nov 2019