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.



GBP: Holiday Lull Ahead But Brexit May Break The Calm

The UK Parliament begins a six-week holiday mid-next week with rumors of a leadership challenge still doing the rounds. A lack of UK data next week will also leave Sterling vulnerable to any Brexit u...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple - Charts and Analysis for Next Week

Bitcoin continues to gain market share this week, outperforming most of its rival, as investor interest in altcoins fades in the back end of the week.

EURGBP Nears Resistance Ahead of ECB Meeting

EURGBP makes a fresh four-month high against Sterling ahead of a busy week of European Data releases and the latest ECB policy meeting.

US Dollar Remains Fortified by Supportive Fed Policy

The US dollar turned lower Thursday after US President Trump said that he was ‘not thrilled’ about interest hikes. The downturn didn’t go too far or last for too long as the greenba...

USDJPY Pending Long on Minor Set-Back

GBPUSD Price Analysis - Continued Weakness or Nearing Oversold?

The British Pound continues to fall against the US Dollar on a combination of weak UK data prints, ongoing Brexit confusion and Fed-inspired greenback strength.

Gold Price Analysis: Heavy Sell-Off Continues - $1,204/oz Beckons?

Spot gold continues to plummet with support levels brushed aside with ease. Next up, the one-year low at $1,204/oz. – Will it hold?

Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple Analysis - Rally May be False | Webinar

The latest rally in the cryptocurrency space may have pleased the bulls but technical analysis of the move shows the rally needs consolidation if further gains are to be made.

Crude Oil Sell-Off Stalls After Recent Heavy Losses - Support Nears

The price of oil may be finding a short-term base after losing nearly 12% of its value in the last seven weeks with support seen around $70/brl.

US Dollar Latest: USD Rally Intact - Don’t Fight The Fed

The US dollar soared Wednesday after Fed Chair Jerome Powell confirmed that the US economy is in a good place and that interest rates will continue to rise this year and next.

Gold Price Analysis: Downtrend in Control, Retail Heavily Long

Spot gold continues to probe the December 2017 low and is likely to come under further selling pressure when Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks later. And this may spell trouble for retail who remain hea...

US Dollar Analysis: Fed Chair Powell Likely to Re-Invigorate USD

The US dollar is likely to get an uplift later in the day when US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies to the Senate Banking Committee.

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Rallies on BlackRock Cryptocurrency Talk


UK Markets This Week: FTSE, GBPUSD, EURGBP | Webinar

Heavyweight UK inflation, jobs and wages data may take a backseat to the ongoing political crisis surrounding UK PM Theresa May and her recent Brexit White Paper.

Cardano (ADA), ZCash (ZEC), Stellar (XLM) Soar on Coinbase Announcement

The altcoin space soared over the weekend after US digital exchange giant Coinbase announced that it was considering adding ADA, ZEC, BAT, XLM and ZRX to its platform.

Sterling Week Ahead: Brexit Turbulence Will Weigh on GBP

Sterling’s (GBP) latest drift higher may be halted if Brexit hardliners follow through with their recent calls for a new party leader.

USDJPY Technical Analysis: Overbought but Moving Higher

USDJPY continues to move higher despite one technical indicator showing the pair in overbought territory.

GBPUSD Update: Sterling Hammered by Trump on Brexit

US President Donald Trump took aim at the UK Thursday suggesting that the recent Brexit White Paper would kill off any chance of a UK/US trade deal and the market immediately marked GBPUSD sharply lo...

USD: Trade Wars vs Strong Economic Fundamentals - The Battle Continues

The US dollar should be powering ahead based purely on economic fundamentals but the over-arching threat of global trade wars is reining in the greenback’s performance

Litecoin (LTC) Price Update - Sellers Remain in Control

Litecoin (LTC) may be able to buy a stake in a bank but it can’t buy a break from the bears prowling round the cryptocurrency.