Oliver Morrison

Analyst

Expertise:
Journalism, global financial markets, news and feature writing, web content writing and editing, and fundamental analysis.
Oliver has more than 15 years of experience as an editor and journalist in London, Australia and Denmark across various business, consumer, trade and financial titles. Most recently, he was working in Copenhagen, editing and writing about global financial markets for TradingFloor.com, part of Saxo Bank. Before that, he spent five years as a sub-editor at London-based BMI Research, which provides macroeconomic, industry and financial market analysis.

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Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed Policy Path Back in the Spotlight

Financial markets' cheery mood after the first round of France's presidential election will be tested as Fed decision-makers issue a verdict on the world's largest economy.

The Loonie Lacks Wings

The Canadian dollar is the worst performing G10 currency in April, with USDCAD at its highest since February 22 2016

DailyFX European Market Wrap: British Pound Still Rallying, ECB Draghi Holds view

The British Pound continued its rally today, despite the news that UK economic growth was lower than expected

British Pound Rises Despite GDP Miss

The British Pound has held its recent gains despite economic growth slowing sharply in the first three months of this year, according to the Office for National Statistics

French GDP Disappoints

French GDP data have disappointed, with slower than expected growth of 0.3% in the first three months of this year, according to official stats from INSEE Friday morning.

Euro Dips As ECB Stands Pat At April Meeting

As was widely anticipated, the European Central Bank has held interest rates and left its quantitative easing program unchanged in its April rate decision.

Swedish Krona Dips As Riksbank Shifts Policy Stance 

The Swedish Krona dropped in early Thursday trade after the country’s central bank, the Riksbank, unexpectedly shifted its policy stance at its April meeting.

Why The Euro Could Still Be On The Move Amid French Politics

Is France’s election race, and the consequent relief rally enjoyed by the Euro, the done deal markets expect?

The Euro’s French Fillip Looks Unlikely To Flop

The Euro is continuing to rise on a report that the ECB will signal a reduction of monetary stimulus in June – partly thanks to an expected victory by the pro-EU Macron in the French presidenti...

Brexit Briefing: Vive L’Euro?

The British Pound has shed all of its gains made last week versus the Euro. Can EUR/GBP keep its bullish momentum?

French Election Sparks Big Jump in European Stocks

European equities are gaining after the first round of Sunday’s French presidential election.

Euro Pressured As Draghi Says ’Very Substantial’ Accommodation Still Necessary 

Growth in the Euro area economy remains tilted to the downside, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Friday, putting fundamental pressure on the single currency.

Euro Steady As Economic Growth Hits Six-Year High

There was more good news for the Euro-Zone economy Friday morning with the Markit Flash Euro-Zone PMI data hitting a fresh six-year high in April to signal a strong start to second quarter in the Eur...

Euro Climbing As Consumer Confidence Beats Expectations

The single currency has been buoyed after Euro-Zone consumer confidence improved by more than expected in April.

Euro Holds Steady On CPI/Trade Balance Data

Euro crosses have held steady after the final Euro-Zone consumer price index reading for March revealed no changes to the flash numbers.

Brexit Briefing: British Pound Soars As Theresa May Announces Early Election

USD/CHF Technical Analysis: Could Again Test Trendline Resistence

After hitting the upside of a downward trend in place since January, the pair has dropped back into its downward trend.

Strong Start To US Earnings Season Bodes Well For Rate Rise Expectations

Profits at JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo all beat EPS estimates, helped by higher US interest rates.

European Stocks Stay Cautious Amid Geopolitical Tension

After yesterday’s losses, European stocks are fading once again as global geopolitical tensions continue to dominate and fret investors.

EURUSD Shrugs Off US Imports Inflation Data

US import inflation edged lower by 0.2% month-on-month in March, in line with analyst forecasts.


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