After a series of central bank meetings, the foreign exchange market entered a phase of strong consolidation.
ECB Monetary policy decision.
At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB took the following monetary policy decisions:
(1) The interest rate on the deposit facility will be decreased by 10 basis points to -0.50%. The interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the rate on the marginal lending facility will remain unchanged at their current levels of 0.00% and 0.25% respectively. Continue reading
Technical capabilities of the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) terminal allow you to impose a moving average on any other indicator in the terminal.
In the picture above you see how a simple moving average with a period of 21 (red line) is applied to the standard RSI indicator with a period of 14 (blue line). How to do it yourself? Continue reading
In this article, we continue to study the trading methodology from the demand/supply zones of Sam Seyden and his followers. You can familiarize yourself with the first article at the link – “Forex Trading from Supply and Demand Zones“.
The trading strategy in supply / demand zones is quite simple and methodologically fundamentally not particularly different from trading at support / resistance levels. Continue reading
The EURCHF currency pair has been in a downtrend for 4 months.
For the last 20 days, we have seen consolidation on the pair, which is highlighted in the chart by a blue rectangle. Over the past three days, we have seen an unsuccessful attempt to break through the lower edge of the consolidation range, which led to the formation of a bear trap on the EURCHF. Continue reading
Trade wars and a slowdown in the global economy have significantly increased international investors’ demand for government bonds as a safe asset. Inversion of the US bond yield curve, as a statistically strong signal of a probable future recession in the USA, gave an additional impetus to this trend.
Demand for government bonds led to a significant decrease in their yield. However, in the world, a huge amount of bonds has a negative yield. What makes investors buy these assets? Indeed, negative rates from the point of view of common sense and the basic of economic theory are nonsense. Continue reading
China plans to issue its own crytocurrency as early as Nov. 11, the country’s busiest shopping day for online sales, U.S. financial magazine Forbes said, citing two sources familiar with the matter.
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has been exploring the possibility of launching its own digital currency since 2014 to cut the costs of circulating traditional paper money and boost policymakers’ control of money supply. Continue reading
In his speech at the Central Banks economic symposium these days in Jackson Hole, the Governor of the Bank of England made some extremely curious statements.
Mark Carney said that dollar dominance in the global financial system increases the risks of the global liquidity trap, and that currencies like Libra will end dollar dominance. So what is the currency of the future Libra? And what is its threat to the modern financial system? Continue reading