Nick Cawley

Nick Cawley


Fundamental analysis and financial markets.
Nicholas Cawley has more than 30 years of experience covering a wide range of financial markets and instruments. After nearly two decades of trading and broking a variety of fixed-income products, Nick turned his hand to reporting and analysing macro and micro events in the fixed income and foreign exchange sectors.



Weekly Trading Forecast: Central Bank News Promises Fireworks

Financial market volatility is likely as ECB and BOC policy calls are accompanied by key data in the week ahead.

GBP: Supported For Now But Politics Hold Sway

The British Pound continues to be held ransom by the ongoing Brexit talks although next month’s central bank policy decision may underpin GBP

Webinar: UK Markets Eye Domestic GDP and the ECB Next Week

The final look at UK 3Q GDP and the much anticipated ECB policy meeting are on the slate next week, while the Bank of Canada will also be closely watched.

EUR/GBP Likely to Drift Lower on Brexit, Catalan Talks

Ongoing discussions over Catalan Independence and talk that Brexit negotiations may be back on track could weigh on EUR/GBP after its latest rally.

Bitcoin Gears Up for Another All-Time High

Bitcoin’s weakness at the start of the week has been left firmly behind with the digital coin building bullish momentum for another push at $6,000.

GBP/USD Hits a One-Week Low on Dismal Retail Sales Data

GBP/USD dropped by nearly half-a-cent after retail sales data for September painted a bleak picture of the UK high street with numbers weaker than expected and last month’s data revised lower.

Webinar: Is Bitcoin Nearing Bubble Territory; Does it Matter?

Bitcoin’s recent sell-off has sparked yet more headlines about whether the digital coin is overvalued and if a ‘bubble’ is developing. If it is, does it actually matter for traders?...

GBP/USD Remains Weak as UK Labour Market Firms Further

GBP/USD slipped lower after the latest ONS labour market figures continued to firm while wages grew at a slightly faster rate than expected.

Brexit Briefing: Accelerate or Take the Handbrake Off?

The UK and the EU continue to try and take the moral high ground with claims and counterclaims leaving Brexit negotiations idling.

GBP/USD Underpinned as UK Inflation Hits 3%

GBP/USD remains firm as UK inflation hits a five-and-a-half year high, adding pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at its next meeting.

Bitcoin Building a Base; Ethereum Strong Post Hard-Fork

Bitcoin continues to eye the upside ahead of this month’s Bitcoin Gold split and next month’s SegWit2x hard-fork, while Ethereum upgrade passes without a hitch.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Central Banks Back in the Spotlight

Central banks will command financial markets' attention in the week ahead, with speeches from top officials including Fed Chair Yellen and a wealth of policy-defining data due.

Canadian Dollar Edgy on NAFTA Fears

The Canadian dollar is looking under pressure as US President Donald Trump continues to threaten to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Webinar: UK Markets Brace for Volatility

A raft of high importance UK official data releases and an EU Leaders Summit Meeting to discuss the way forward for Brexit negotiations will add volatility to UK asset markets next week.

Bitcoin Fails to Break $6,000; Consolidation Before Fresh Attempt

Bitcoin failed to break above $6,000 on its first attempt as Asian buyers sent the digital heavyweight into new all-time high territory.

Bitcoin Soars Above $5,000 on Hard Fork Dividend Talk, Korean Buying

Digital heavyweight BTC made yet another all-time high, piercing the $5,000 ceiling with ease as the Bitcoin Gold hard fork approaches with a potential free coin in the offing.

Webinar: Bitcoin Nears All-Time High; Where to Next?

The crypto-currency heavyweight continues to nudge towards the $5,000 level with Japanese buying replacing waning Chinese interest. Will the upcoming Bitcoin Gold fork push it even higher?

EUR/GBP Bounces on Catalan Talks; UK’s Hammond and ECB’s Praet Ahead

EUR/GBP recovery continues after Catalonia’s President pulled back from declaring independence in the short-term. And coming up, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and ECB chief economist are o...

Bitcoin Price Nears All-Time High; Ethereum Continues to Lag

Digital heavyweight BTC continues to forge ahead, targeting the all-time high near $5,000 as Korean buying interest adds heft to the price push.

Bullish GBP/JPY on Correction Lower