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 Soars as BOE’s Carney Lights the Monetary Touchpaper

The British Pound jumped sharply after BOE governor Mark Carney said that some removal of monetary stimulus may become necessary.

EUR/GBP Looks Set for Further Gains

EURGBP has the potential to push even higher after ECB’s Draghi adds some impetus.

Ethereum Plunge Highlights Crypto-Currency Fears

Digital currency crashes on multi-million USD sell-order.

Brexit Briefing: GBP Reacts to CB Talk as the Queen Speaks

The Queen’s Speech opens Parliament but BoE’s Haldane hawkish talk drives GBP higher.

Webinar: DailyFX European Desk Round Table: Why is GBP Still a Sell after the BOE?

Join DailyFX strategists Christopher Vecchio, Martin Essex, and Nick Cawley for a discussion on the major influences out of Europe impacting FX markets.

Brexit Briefing: GBP Indecision as Divorce Talks Start in Brussels

Nearly one year after the UK voted to leave the EU, both sides ready themselves to make their opening statements. The talks are expected to be long, extremely complex and potentially acrimonious.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Searching for Scarce Direction Cues

A slowdown in top-tier economic news flow leaves battered financial markets to reckon with the aftershocks of last week's back-to-back bombshells.

The Canadian Dollar Takes Direction From its Central Bank

The Canadian Dollar has rallied sharply in the last two weeks as hawks sniff tighter monetary policy after recent Bank of Canada commentary.

Webinar: UK Key Events and Markets for Next Week

Brexit talks begin in earnest next week as the two main negotiators Michel Barnier and David Davis meet in Brussels.

Webinar: Live Coverage of UK Unemployment and Wages Data

After Tuesday’s higher-than-expected Inflation print, will UK wages keep pace or will the gap between the two continue to widen?

Pending Long GBP/JPY

Brexit Briefing: GBP Wobbles as UK Political Fallout Continues

UK PM Theresa May’s political future looks increasingly tenuous as chatter increases of a leadership challenge growing within her ruling Conservative Party.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed Leads Docket Loaded with Event Risk

The FOMC policy announcement leads a loaded docket of top-tier event risk including rate decisions from the BOE, SNB and BOJ as well as New Zealand GDP and Australian jobs data.

NZD: Needs a New Impulse as Recent Rally Dries Up

The New Zealand dollar’s recent rally may be cooling off ahead of first quarter GDP figures on Wednesday.

Webinar: UK General Election, Manufacturing and Industrial Data and Trade Balance

GBPUSD falls sharply after the UK General Election ends in a hung Parliament

OECD: Better But Not Good Enough

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) expects global growth to pick up but more effort is required to share the benefits.

Brexit Briefing: GBP Under Pressure as UK Election Looms

With just a couple of days left before the UK General Election, Sterling bears are beginning to take control of the market.

Webinar: DailyFX European Desk Round Table: UK Elections Squarely in Focus

Join DailyFX strategists Christopher Vecchio, Martin Essex, and Nick Cawley for a discussion on the major influences out of Europe impacting FX markets.

GBP Steady as UK Manufacturing PMI Beats Expectations

GBPUSD remains upbeat after UK manufacturing data but the General election looms large.

Brexit Briefing: UK Polls Give GBP Traders a Boost

A poll showing next week’s General election resulting in a hung parliament sent GBP lower in early turnover before a second poll showed a completely different outcome.