Ilya Spivak

Currency Strategist

Fundamental analysis, economic and market themes
Ilya Spivak is a Currency Strategist for DailyFX, where he applies a top-down, global macro approach to longer-term investing in the G10 currencies. Ilya has headlined seminars on FX trading around the world and his research is regularly cited in leading publications including the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, CNN Money and Reuters. He holds degrees in Economics and International Relations from the University of California.



AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Aussie Hits 10-Month High

The Australian Dollar continues to push higher against its US counterpart, with prices advancing to the highest level in ten months.

EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Short Trade Setup Established

The Euro declined against the British Pound as expected after prices produced a Bearish Engulfing candlestick pattern below the 0.82 figure.

EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Looking to Sell Below 1.14

The Euro is attempting a cautious recovery having found support above the 1.12 figure against the US Dollar after prices fell to the lowest level in two weeks.

USD/CNH Technical Analysis: Edging to Monthly Range Floor

The US Dollar has slipped toward the bottom of its monthly range after edging below trend line support against the Chinese Yuan in offshore trade.

NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Key Resistance in the Crosshairs

The New Zealand Dollar continues to accelerate upward against its US counterpart, with prices putting in the third consecutive day of gains.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis: March Swing High Under Fire

The Australian Dollar secured a third consecutive day of gain versus its US counterpart, putting in the largest advance in a month.

Aussie Dollar Gains, Yen Falls as Markets Cheer China Trade Data

The Australian Dollar rose with stock prices and crude oil while the Yen declined as Chinese Trade Balance figures helped stoke market-wide risk appetite.

Pound May Rise on UK CPI, US Dollar Focused on Fed-Speak

The British Pound may rise if an uptick in UK inflation helps rebuild BOE policy bets. The US Dollar is looking to Fed-speak to set the stage for price action.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Aussie Short Trade Pressured

The Australian Dollar is attempting to rebuild upside momentum, working to secure another test of the 0.77 figure after finding interim support below the 0.75 mark.

NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Waiting for Reversal Confirmation

The New Zealand Dollar is attempting to rebuild upside momentum against its US namesake having found support below the 0.68 figure.

EUR/GBP Technical Analysis: Trend Reversal in Progress?

The Euro moved sharply lower against the British Pound, with prices putting in the largest daily decline in a month.

EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Bearish Reversal Brewing Ahead?

The Euro continues to consolidate in a narrow range after hitting the highest level since mid-October 2015 against the US Dollar.

Earnings Season Start, Fed Comments in Focus for Currency Markets

Currency markets to the start of the first-quarter corporate earnings reporting season and comments from Federal Reserve officials for direction cues.

Chinese, Global Growth Forecasts Top Fundamental FX Drivers This Week

The economic docket will fill out with critical event risk ahead. At the top of the list will be 1Q Chinese GDP along with the IMF's forecasts for growth and financial stability for the world's most ...

Aussie Dollar Selloff May Continue on Jobs Data, Risk Aversion

The Australian Dollar may continue downward after last week’s losses as a soft jobs report boosts RBA rate cut bets while US economic and earnings news-flow drives risk aversion.

Commodity Dollars at Risk on Dour Mood Before 1Q Earnings Season

The Australian, Canadian and New Zealand Dollars may resume yesterday’s decline as worries about the upcoming first-quarter earnings season fuel risk aversion.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Short Trade Triggered Above 0.75

The Australian Dollar moved lower against its US namesake as expected, taking out support guiding prices higher over the past month.

Yen Soars vs. Major Currencies, US Dollar Back on the Defensive

The Yen is soaring against major currencies while the US Dollar is back on the defensive following the release of minutes from the March FOMC meeting.

USD/CNH Technical Analysis: Trying to Extend Weekly Uptrend

The US Dollar is attempting to build upside momentum against the Chinese Yuan in offshore trade after pushing off support guiding price higher over the past week.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis: A Top in Place Below 0.73?

The Australian Dollar is treading water against its US counterpart having found interim resistance at a nine-month high above the 0.73 figure.

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