Daniel Dubrovsky

Daniel Dubrovsky

Junior Analyst

Classic technical analysis, macro and economic themes
Daniel Dubrovsky joined DailyFX as a Junior Currency Analyst after contributing market insights for over three years while still a student. He focuses on using classic technical analysis to tactically trade around macro fundamental and economic themes. He holds degrees in Economics and Business Administration from San Francisco State University.



Weekly Trading Forecast: A New Front on Trade Wars Will Test Risk Trends, Dollar

Risk assets have broadly notched a week of retreat as trade wars have spread into the developed world economy. Themes are of greater consequence than specific data in the week ahead, but that poses m...

New Zealand Dollar May Fall on US Data and Trade Wars. Not RBNZ

The New Zealand Dollar may depreciate next week as the US Dollar gains on GDP and PCE data while trade war fears rise. Volatility may to be subdued on the RBNZ rate decision.

Japanese Yen Looks Past CPI for Sentiment, USD/JPY Rise Stalling?

The Japanese Yen looked past mostly in-line local inflation data for risk trends as the Nikkei 225 fell at market open. USD/JPY’s rise since late-May may be stalling.

Asia AM Digest: Sentiment Turns Lower as USD Falls, Yen May Rise

After a couple days of consolidation, sentiment took a turn for the worst as the S&P 500 and US Dollar fell. The Yen may rise if Asian shares echo US losses with local CPI also on tap.

Asian Stocks Mixed as NZD/USD Aims for a Breakout, BOE Next

Asian shares were mostly mixed given a lack of updates on trade war escalation between the US and China. NZD/USD is aiming for a breakout lower as the markets eye the BOE.

Asia AM Digest: May Wins Brexit Vote, NZD May Fall on GDP Data

FX markets struggled finding meaningful direction on the central bank conference in Portugal as well as on May’s Brexit vote win. The New Zealand GDP data could offer more volatility.

Most Asian Shares Rise, Sentiment Better. ASX 200 Tests Breakout

A lull in trade war updates allowed most Asian shares to rise as decreased haven demand weighed on the Japanese Yen. This opened the door for the ASX 200 to test a breakout, more gains ahead?

Asia AM Digest: Calm Waters Ahead as S&P 500 Pares Some Losses?

Trade war fears from Tuesday’s Asian session sent Wall Street gapping lower, but some of those fears cooled as the S&P 500 pared a portion of its losses. Are calm waters ahead?

AUD Vulnerable as US Mulls More Chinese Tariffs, RBA Minutes Pass

Already battered by additional $200b US Chinese tariff threats, the Aussie Dollar resumed its descent after the RBA meeting minutes. AUD/USD could be at risk to further declines.

Asia AM Digest: AUD to Look Past RBA Minutes as FX Eye Risk Trends

Given already known updates from Governor Philip Lowe, the Australian Dollar may looks past the RBA meeting minutes as FX eye risk trends again.

USD Rise, Trade War Fears to Hurt MYR, SGD, PHP - ASEAN Weekly

ASEAN bloc currencies like the Malaysian Ringgit and Philippine Peso are vulnerable to a rising US Dollar and escalating trade tensions. Meanwhile, the USD/SGD climb may stall.

Asia AM Digest: Yen May Rise as China Retaliates to US Tariffs

The anti-risk Japanese Yen could rise while Asian shares decline as China retaliated to US additional tariffs over the weekend, increasing prospects of a trade war.

Japanese Yen May Gain as Focus Shifts Back to Trade War Fears

Now that the North Korean Summit, Fed, ECB and BoJ rate decisions are behind us, the Japanese Yen could gain ahead as the focus shifts back to trade war fears.

Asian Shares Mixed on Tariff Fears, USD/JPY Rise at Risk Post BoJ

Asian shares were mixed as trade war fears rose when the US was reported moving ahead with $50 billion in Chinese tariffs. USD/JPY faces stubborn resistance after the Bank of Japan rate decision.

Asia AM Digest: Markets Eye Sentiment Instead of BoJ Post ECB Jolt

The Bank of Japan seems unlikely to generate as much volatility compared to the ECB or Fed earlier. Thus, focus will be on sentiment given some recent trade war developments.

Asian Shares Lower on Fed Hike, Await ECB. ASX 200 Tests Support

As anticipated, Asian shares were lower following Wednesday’s Fed rate hike which signaled tightening credit conditions. Stocks now await the ECB as the ASX 200 tests channel support.

Australian Dollar May Fall on ECB After Brushing off Jobs Data

The Australian Dollar emerged unscathed after a relatively disappointing local jobs report. It may however fall on the upcoming ECB rate decision as it faces channel support.

Asia AM Digest: USD Pares Gains on Powell Speech, AUD Awaits Jobs

The US Dollar pared gains on the Fed rate decision when Chair Jerome Powell spoke afterwards. The Australian Dollar looks to a jobs report. Will Asian shares echo US losses?

Looking for More Short NZD/CAD Opportunities, One May Come Soon

The fundamental landscape still argues for another short NZD/CAD setup. For now, it is best to stand aside to await a selling opportunity. One may reveal itself soon.

Asia AM Digest: AUD Faces RBA Lowe Speech as Markets Await Fed

The Australian Dollar looks to a speech from RBA’s Governor Philip Lowe to see if the central bank is perhaps moving closer to changing rates. Besides that, the markets patiently await the Fed.