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In this section we explain how economic fundamentals indicators, such as interest rates, influence FX rates.

Beware of a Greek Head Fake // 28 Feb. 2012

For global markets, the past week has been an opportunity to rally thanks to the Greek bailout “deal”. We use the work “deal” sceptically as we have serious reservations that what occurred in Brussels truly amounts to a silver bullet. Read more >>

GBP’s Bogus Adventure // 15 Feb. 2012

We’ve spoken at length at FX Strategy about identifying the safe haven currencies of the future as we question whether the currencies of the past will ultimately retain their status. As we have reported on many occasions as well, we are not alone here but in the company of some very smart FX operators such as Jim Rogers and George Soros. Read more >>

BRL Carnivale // 15 Feb. 2012

The famous celebration of Carnivale in Brazil occurs 40 days before the Christian event of Lent. Hence Carnivale usually takes place around February each year. Read more >>

FX Market Overview // 15 Feb. 2012

There has been so much going on in FX markets of late that we thought this week we would do a brief sum up of some of the major events shaping our FX Strategy at the moment. Read more >>

JPY:CNY // 22 Jan. 2012

For a major piece of news, it passed relatively un-noticed in the world of FX – most likely due to the timing of its release. Over the Christmas - New Year period an important currency deal was announced between Japan and China which in the long term will most likely have significant consequences for FX trade and in the near term has led to a 1.1% bounce in the JPY:CNY pairing. Read more >>

FX basics for starting out in 2012 // 16 Jan. 2012

Here at FX Strategy we’re always excited when people new to currency trading join us – there’s nothing better than new friends. While this article is aimed at our new friends who are on a steep learning curve of all things FX; for our more experienced readers we hope that you will still take the opportunity as you read this at the start of a new year to think about your strategy for FX trading in 2012. Read more >>

USD - the safe haven of last resort…. at least for now // 14 Jan. 2012

So it’s 2012 and a new year but it also feels a lot like late 2008 déjà vu! The markets were hanging on every word out of the multiple meetings in Europe in the lead up to Christmas hoping for some sort of resolution Read more >>

Soro's Solution // 09 Jan. 2012

In December we took a look at the dire predicament Greece is in and pondered what the outcome may be under different scenarios. Read more >>

A new year in Forex // 01 Jan. 2012

While the FX market takes a breather over the festive season, we thought it might be a good time to reflect on the year that was and what we might expect to see in 2012. Read more >>

Pondering a Greek Tragedy // 20 Dec. 2011

With FX markets along with global stock and bond markets showing no let up post the 24 hour “everything will be ok” Eurozone deal, this Friday we take a look at how things may play out if (or is it when??) Greece defaults and what it means for the EUR. Read more >>

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