Market Insights Podcast (Episode 198)

Jonny Hart speaks to APAC Senior Market Analyst Jeffrey Halley about the week ahead. In this episode, we take a look at Asian markets today. Equities in the region remain under pressure after a poor New York session, and a pattern of choppy tail-chasing range trading of late. We cast our eye over just released UK Inflation data and its implications for inflation globally. We discuss tonight’s FOMC Minutes and other data before sinking our teeth into Bitcoin. It has had a torrid day after the PBOC banned local institutions from the offering, or doing business in, virtual currencies. What is next for the crypto space?

 

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Jeffrey Halley

Jeffrey Halley

Senior Market Analyst, Asia Pacific
With more than 30 years of FX experience – from spot/margin trading and NDFs through to currency options and futures – Jeffrey Halley is OANDA’s senior market analyst for Asia Pacific, responsible for providing timely and relevant macro analysis covering a wide range of asset classes. He has previously worked with leading institutions such as Saxo Capital Markets, DynexCorp Currency Portfolio Management, IG, IFX, Fimat Internationale Banque, HSBC and Barclays. A highly sought-after analyst, Jeffrey has appeared on a wide range of global news channels including Bloomberg, BBC, Reuters, CNBC, MSN, Sky TV, Channel News Asia as well as in leading print publications including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He was born in New Zealand and holds an MBA from the Cass Business School.
Jeffrey Halley
Jeffrey Halley

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