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Weekly Currency Market

The Weekly outlook gives easy-forex traders a longer perspective on the markets with a detailed summary of forex market movements, both of the past week and the coming week. We analyse the events and data releases that impacted on the major FX currency pairs and commodities and their likely impact into the future. We also review upcoming events and economic indicators, so that you can plan your forex trading strategy accordingly.

The Weekly outlook also provides technical analysis with a list of the current prices of the major currency pairs and commodities. In this way you can assess where the market is positioned and calculate your forex moves.

Weekly Outlook - 4th May 2015 - Sluggish economic growth prevents dollar demand04/05/2015
Weekly Outlook - 27th April 2015 - Markets become fragile on extended Greece – EU negotiations27/04/2015
Weekly Outlook - 20th April 2015 - EURUSD refuses to head towards parity20/04/2015
Weekly Outlook - 6th April 2015 - EUR/USD grabs the opportunity to surge after soft NFP result06/04/2015
Weekly Outlook - 30th March 2015 - Crude oil surges after Saudi Arabia airstrikes 30/03/2015
Weekly Outlook - 23rd March 2015 - Fed statement cools down EURUSD sell-off23/03/2015
Weekly Outlook - 19th March 2015 - USD rally pauses on weak Retail Sales data19/03/2015
Weekly Outlook - 9th March 2015 - USD shows off its muscles as NFP data shine09/03/2015
Weekly Outlook - 2nd March 2015 - Strong dollar feeds on rate hike bets02/03/2015
Weekly Outlook - 24th February 2015 - FOMC minutes hint on rate hike delays24/02/2015
Weekly Outlook - 16th February 2015 - Commodities climb on the coattails of soft U.S. retail sales data16/02/2015
Weekly Outlook - 9th February 2015 - Pound posts gains on widening U.S. trade deficit data09/02/2015
Weekly Outlook - 3rd February 2015 - Strong US employment data spark GBP selloff03/02/2015
Weekly Outlook - 26th January 2015 - Markets go crazy after ECB QE announcement26/01/2015
Weekly Outlook - 20th January 2015 - easy-forex Reassures Clients On Swiss Franc Fears20/01/2015
Weekly Outlook - 19th January 2015 - SNB pulls out of EURCHF rate cap, ECB on alert19/01/2015
Weekly Outlook - 16th December 2014 - Oil prices plunging, commodity currencies suffer16/12/2014
Weekly Outlook - 8th December 2014 - Difference in North American nations’ labour market affects the USD/CAD08/12/2014
Weekly Outlook - 4th December 2014 - easy-forex Premium Market Update - Trading during NFP04/12/2014
Weekly Outlook - 1st December 2014 - Euro fails to benefit from encouraging economic sentiment01/12/2014
Weekly Outlook - 24th November 2014 - Aussie benefits by China’s rate cut, as the euro fails to climb 24/11/2014
Weekly Outlook - 17th November 2014 - Dovish policymakers influence USD, GBP sell-offs17/11/2014
Weekly Outlook - 10th November 2014 - Draghi in a maze as euro continues downhill10/11/2014
Weekly Outlook - 3rd November 2014 - Yen Plunges to Six Year Low03/11/2014
Weekly Outlook - 27th October 2014 - No light at the end of the tunnel for the euro27/10/2014
Weekly Outlook - 20th October 2014 - Should RBA consider raising interest rates?20/10/2014
Weekly Outlook - 13th October 2014 - Choppy markets deliver volatility13/10/2014
Weekly Outlook - 6th October 2014 - Strong NFP data could forecast an interest rate hike06/10/2014
Weekly Outlook - 29th September 2014 - Is there an end to the euro’s free fall?29/09/2014
Weekly Outlook - 22nd September 2014 - Sterling grows strong as U.K. remains united22/09/2014
Weekly Outlook - 15th September 2014 - Markets overlook ‘outstanding’ Aussie employment data15/09/2014
Weekly Outlook - 8th September 2014 - Markets sensitive to BOE, ECB decisions08/09/2014
Weekly Outlook - 25th August 2014 - Yellen’s speech muscles up the dollar25/08/2014
Weekly Outlook - 19th August 2014 - If it’s volatility you want, go for the sterling19/08/2014
Weekly Outlook - 11th August 2014 - Safe haven assets in demand due to Ukraine, Iraq tensions11/08/2014
Weekly Outlook - 4th August 2014 - Eurozone, British markets consolidate on weak manufacturing data04/08/2014
Weekly Outlook - 28th July 2014 - USD gains on sluggish euro and sterling28/07/2014
Weekly Outlook - 21st July 2014 - Low CPI data mirrors Eurozone’s fragile economy21/07/2014
Weekly Outlook - 14th July 2014 - Gold shines on ‘silent’ Fed meeting minutes14/07/2014
Weekly Outlook - 8th July 2014 - Strong NFP data weigh on the EUR/USD08/07/2014
Weekly Outlook - 30th June 2014 - Yen rallies on consumer prices increase30/06/2014
Weekly Outlook - 23rd June 2014 - Sterling rockets to a 4-year high23/06/2014
Weekly Outlook - 16th June 2014 - Iraqi civil war still in full swing. Oil price disruptor?16/06/2014
Weekly Outlook - 10th June 2014 - ECB trims rates, introduces monetary measures10/06/2014
Weekly Outlook - 2nd June 2014 - U.S. GDP drop weighs on the dollar while the Aussie seizes the opportunity02/06/2014
Weekly Outlook - 26th May 2014 - Euro records back-to-back losses as manufacturing data fail to impress26/05/2014
Weekly Outlook - 19th May 2014 - What lies beneath the EUR/USD’s fall?19/05/2014
Weekly Outlook - 13th May 2014 - Euro slips with force as Draghi hints on monetary stimulus13/05/2014
Weekly Outlook - 5th May 2014 - Strong NFP data failed to lift the dollar as markets remain cautious05/05/2014
Weekly Outlook - 28th April 2014 - Gold shines on Ukraine tension28/04/2014
Weekly Outlook - 21st April 2014 - Boost your market outlook with support and resistance levels21/04/2014
Weekly Outlook - 14th April 2014 - U.S. policymakers project concerns in FOMC minutes data14/04/2014
Weekly Outlook - 7th April 2014 - NFP sends mixed signals while the Aussie could surprise this week07/04/2014
Weekly Outlook - 31st March 2014 - Solid GDP and retail sales data boosts the sterling31/03/2014
Weekly Outlook - 24th March 2014 - Dollar rallies on Yellen’s first FOMC meeting24/03/2014
Weekly Outlook - 17th March 2014 - Safe haven assets gain on Ukraine crisis17/03/2014
Weekly Outlook - 10th March 2014 - Euro rallies as Draghi grows confident10/03/2014
Weekly Outlook - 4th March 2014 - Ukraine – Russia crisis stirs up the markets04/03/2014
Weekly Outlook - 24th February 2014 - GBP loses ground on weak unemployment and inflation data24/02/2014
Weekly Outlook - 17th February 2014 - EUR/USD gains on moderate Eurozone growth17/02/2014
Weekly Outlook - 10th February 2014 - Euro bulls happy after ECB keeps the interest rate10/02/2014
Weekly Outlook - 3rd February 2014 - The yen advances on CPI and housing data03/02/2014
Weekly Outlook - 27th January 2014 - The loonie slips on BOC concerns27/01/2014
Weekly Outlook - 21st January 2014 - Rumours resurface once again on Fed outlook21/01/2014
Weekly Outlook - 13th January 2014 - USD dives on weak NFP data13/01/2014
Weekly Outlook - 7th January 2014 - Spanish economy shines early in 201407/01/2014
Weekly Outlook - 30th December 2013 - U.S. economy showing further recovery 30/12/2013
Weekly Outlook - 23rd December 2013 - Fed realises dollar bulls’ wishes as it tapers stimulus23/12/2013
Weekly Outlook - 16th December 2013 - Yen dives against the USD as U.S. retail sales increase16/12/2013
Weekly Outlook - 9th December 2013 - Encouraging NFP data increase expectations on Fed tapering09/12/2013
Weekly Outlook - 2nd December 2013 - Confident consumers send Euro on a high02/12/2013
Weekly Outlook - 25th November 2013 - High confidence helps the euro25/11/2013
Weekly Outlook - 18th November 2013 - The sterling bounced on BoE report18/11/2013
Weekly Outlook - 4th November 2013 - Euro on a 6-week low as recovery slows down04/11/2013
Weekly Outlook - 29th October 2013 - U.S. dollar in anticipation of Fed data29/10/2013
Weekly Outlook - 21st October 2013 - The U.S. dollar slides as Congress reaches late agreement21/10/2013
Weekly Outlook - 7th October 2013 - U.S. dollar weakens and euro gains on political events07/10/2013
Weekly Outlook - 30th September 2013 - Euro on a high ahead of volatile times for the markets30/09/2013
Weekly Outlook - 23rd September 2013 - Dollar low on Fed data. What’s next?23/09/2013
Weekly Outlook - 2nd September 2013 - The U.S. dollar gains on Syria tension02/09/2013
Weekly Outlook - 26th August 2013 - The Aussie weakened after RBA data. Will the markets recover?26/08/2013
Weekly Outlook - 19th August 2013 - Manufacturing data weakened the greenback. Will it rise back?19/08/2013
Weekly Outlook - 12th August 2013 - Are the forex markets on their way to recovery?12/08/2013
Weekly Outlook - 5th August 2013 - The Aussie took a nosedive. Stay alert on tomorrow’s RBA meeting05/08/2013
Weekly Outlook - 29th July 2013 - Markets reacted to economic data. USD surprises coming up?29/07/2013
Weekly Outlook - 22nd July 2013 - The U.S. dollar dropped. Upcoming data might shift the markets again22/07/2013
Weekly Outlook - 15th July 2013 - The U.S. dollar switched from gaining to losing. More volatility coming up15/07/2013
Weekly Outlook - 8th July 2013 - Should traders expect further USD appreciation?08/07/2013
Weekly Outlook - 1st July 2013 - How to use the RSI for trading signals01/07/2013
Weekly Outlook - 25th June 2013 - U.S. dollar increases after Fed report. More recovery to follow?25/06/2013
Weekly Outlook - 17th June 2013 - The yen is gaining but still unsettled. More volatility to come?17/06/2013
Weekly Outlook - 10th June 2013 - High market volatility continues in the forex markets10/06/2013
Weekly Outlook - 3rd June 2013 - U.S. and Australian dollars might keep their volatility, data coming up.03/06/2013
Weekly Outlook - 27th May 2013 - Yuan reaches 19-year high27/05/2013
Weekly Outlook - 20th May 2013 - Is the sterling set to fall again?20/05/2013
Weekly Outlook - 13th May 2013 - Euro volatility this week and the yen falls again13/05/2013
Weekly Outlook - 29th April 2013 - How much will China and India demand for Gold affect the price?29/04/2013
Weekly Outlook - 22nd April 2013 - Will the Chinese yuan get some slack?22/04/2013
Weekly Outlook - 15th April 2013 - How to trade this week's plethora of economic data15/04/2013
Weekly Outlook - 8th April 2013 - What this week’s upcoming data have to offer traders08/04/2013
Weekly Outlook - 2nd April 2013 - Why gold is the commodity to follow this week02/04/2013
Weekly Outlook - 25th March 2013 - What to expect this week about the euro’s progress25/03/2013
Weekly Outlook - 20th March 2013 - Why Sterling is this week's trading opportunity20/03/2013
Weekly Outlook - 19th March 2013 - Will the Cyprus economic crisis cause a new euro region recession?19/03/2013
Weekly Outlook - 14th March 2013 - How will the passing of Chavez affect oil prices?14/03/2013
Weekly Outlook - 25th February 2013 - What is GDP and how to trade the sterling this Wednesday25/02/2013
Weekly Outlook - 22nd February 2013 - The HKD peg case22/02/2013
Weekly Outlook - 21st February 2013 - How to spot trend reversals using the MACD21/02/2013
Weekly Outlook - 6th February 2013 - How to trade the ECB press conference with Options06/02/2013
Weekly Outlook - 4th February 2013 - Timing is important – Decoding the 24 hour trading clock04/02/2013
Weekly Outlook - 30th January 2013 - Reduced demand for safe haven drives the forex market30/01/2013
Weekly Outlook - 28th January 2013 - Why the Fed interest rate decision should matter to you28/01/2013
Weekly Outlook - 22nd January 2013 - Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Candidate for the Presidency of the Eurogroup22/01/2013
Weekly Outlook - 21st January 2013 - Global equity markets start the year strong21/01/2013
Weekly Outlook - 10th January 2013 - Trading stock indices with pivot points10/01/2013
Weekly Outlook - 7th January 2013 - 2013 here we come!07/01/2013
Weekly Outlook - 17th December 2012 - 2013 Forecast: Start Planning Your New Year Trading!17/12/2012
Weekly Outlook - 15th November 2012 - Eurozone debt and the fiscal cliff: Will we see gold hit $2000 in 201315/11/2012
Weekly Outlook - 8th November 2012 - Volatility in FX markets; opportunities with JPY crosses08/11/2012
Weekly Outlook - 18th October 2012 - EU economic summit commands attention18/10/2012
Weekly Outlook - 11th October 2012 - Anti-climax of QE3 plays on the market11/10/2012
Weekly Outlook - 26th September 2012 - Is the hope for an increase in UK GDP for Q2 valid?26/09/2012
Weekly Outlook - 10th September 2012 - September drives the currency market crazy!10/09/2012
Weekly Outlook - 29th August 2012 - Expectations of further Fed stimulus has kept USD weak this month29/08/2012
Weekly Outlook - 15th August 2012 - Surge of the British pound 15/08/2012
Weekly Outlook - 21st June 2012 - Currency outlook for Q2 201221/06/2012
Weekly Outlook - 3rd May 2012 - NFP Armageddon may be upon us03/05/2012
Weekly Outlook - 1st March 2012 - Gold Sensitivity…Short Term Volatility or Long Term Trend?01/03/2012
Weekly Outlook - 23rd February 2012 - Who is really bailing out who?23/02/2012
Weekly Outlook - 7th February 2012 - Bernanke tells us how it really is!07/02/2012
Weekly Outlook - 14th December 2011 - USD continues to win the punches in the FX boxing ring14/12/2011
Weekly Outlook - 6th December 2011 - Eurozone leaders put their heads together and investors are left waiting for the outcome before their next move06/12/2011
Weekly Outlook - 29th November 2011 - USD is being hit this week as riskier currencies make a come back29/11/2011
Weekly Outlook - 22nd November 2011 - Poor expectations on UK and EU data may bring sterling and the euro lower22/11/2011
Weekly Outlook - 9th November 2011 - Greek and Italian Prime Ministers on the way out09/11/2011
Weekly Outlook - 1st November 2011 - USD is back in the seat and GBP/PLN reaches 14 month highs 01/11/2011
Weekly Outlook - 24th October 2011 - UK news to come this week looks gloomy as GBPUSD challenges new high 1.600024/10/2011
Weekly Outlook - 18th October 2011 - USD strengthens as there appears to be no quick fix to the eurozone debt issues18/10/2011
Weekly Outlook - 11th October 2011 - Contagion is out, recapitalisation is in11/10/2011
Weekly Outlook - 20th September 2011 - European Debt fears continue to aid dollar strength20/09/2011
Weekly Outlook - 13th September 2011 - European debt concerns loom again13/09/2011
Weekly Outlook - 6th September 2011 - Renewed concerns of European debt crisis06/09/2011
Weekly Outlook - 31st August 2011 - All attention moves to Non-Farms Payroll31/08/2011
Weekly Outlook - 23rd August 2011 - Later this week UK and US GDP for Q2 will reveal growth23/08/2011
Weekly Outlook - 16th August 2011 - Intervention is key16/08/2011
Weekly Outlook - 2nd August 2011 - Volatility remains as US debt crisis remains but don’t forget about Fridays NFP figure02/08/2011