FX Options Pricing in Holiday Trading; USD/CAD & NZD/USD in Focus

What’s inside: Implied volatilities decline sharply, reflecting the holiday trading environment through year-end Barring any major headlines this means expectations for volatility need to be tempered USD/CAD & NZD/USD have highest relative expectations based on differential between short and intermediate-term implied volatility Check out the IG Client Sentiment data page to see how retail traders […]

Weekly Trading Forecast: Politics in Focus on UK Election, Comey

An unexpectedly uncertain UK election and testimony from ousted FBI director James Comey may rattle markets and overshadow economic news-flow. US Dollar Forecast:US Dollar at Risk as Political Jitters Rattle Financial Markets The US Dollar is vulnerable to further weakness as political uncertainty shakes global markets and undermines the Fed’s ability to sustain a lasting […]