Weekly Market Snapshot – 21 March 2017 (Video)

In this week’s market snapshot, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses some of this week’s key themes including the dovish rate hike from the  Federal Reserve, the sudden hawkish turn from the Bank of England and the political risk environment in the Eurozone.

Craig also gives his analysis of a wide range of forex, commodity and index charts, including EURUSD (1:15), GBPUSD (4:23), AUDUSD (8:15), USDCAD (11:15), NZDUSD (12:08), EURGBP (13:10), GBPJPY (15:06), USDJPY (16:24), EURJPY (17:23), Brent crude (18:34), WTI crude (19:45), Gold (20:25), Copper (23:49), US30 (Dow) (24:58), UK100 (FTSE) (26:41) and DE30 (DAX) (28:02).

GBP/USD – Sharp CPI sends Pound to 4-Week High

EUR En Marche after French Presidential Debate

EUR Takes Flight, Pound Supported by Inflation Data

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.