Market Insights Podcast (Episode 248)

Jonny Hart speaks to APAC Senior Market Analyst Jeffrey Halley about the week ahead. We look back over the Asian session where equities are on fire today across the region, in contrast to a soft US close on Friday. Friday’s Non-Farm disapointment, and equally confusing price action post-data is discussed, as the Fed taper trade remains alive an well. Energy prices on on the move highe rin Asia, as it never rains on the plain in Spain, but it does in Shanxi Province, China. We chat about Sterling strength thanks to the Bank of England, along with the week ahead which features data and the start of US Q3 earnings season.

 

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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