Matt Simpson

Matt Simpson financial analyst

Matt Simpson

Market Analyst

Matt Simpson is a certified technical analyst who combines charts and fundamentals to generate trading themes. He has traded spot FX and CFDs for over 10 years and more recently traded futures markets.

Over the past decade, Matt has provided analysis and education for several brokers across Asia. And as part of a trade recommendations team he developed expertise in strategy design, development and back-testing which he blends with his overall analytical framework.

Matt was also a regular guest on Bloomberg Radio and Sky News Business, and frequently quoted in financial organisations including Reuters, Dow Jones and CNBC.

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European Open: UK CPI up next, USD/JPY holds 134 ahead of retail sales

With peak inflation remaining a key theme for traders, attention now turns to UK CPI data at 07:00 BST.

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Yes, inflation may have peak but it “remains far too high”

Sometimes the obvious needs to be said. And that is exactly what the BOC’s deputy governor said in his op-ed by stating inflation “remains far too high”.

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European Open: EUR/GBP hints at a swing high ahead of UK employment data

Whilst EUR/GBP has remained mostly within the range highlighted last week, subsequent price action suggests a downside break could be on the cards.

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Could the PBOC allow USD/CNH to head for 7.000

USD/CNH enjoyed its best day since the pandemic yesterday following China’s weak data, as the PBOC seemingly want to allow their currency to slide to help support the economy.

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European Open: Is gold building up towards its next leg higher?

Whilst gold prices are meandering around $1800, we take comfort in the fact support has been established around 1783.

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Commitment of traders report (COT): Yen traders are increasingly bullish

The divergence between market positioning and yen futures pricing continues to widen, with large speculators piling into fresh long bets and dragging net-short exposure lower.

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European Open: EUR/GBP stays within range ahead of UK data dump

EUR/GBP finds itself at an interesting juncture, as a break out of its current range could mark its next directional move.

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China producer prices continue to fall - China A50 set to rally?

We revisit the China A50 to outline why we think it has seen a significant low, and could be set to return to a longer-term bullish trend.

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European Open: DAX considers its next breakout, US PPI in focus

A bullish reversal at support appeared on the DAX yesterday, so we’re on guard for its next bullish breakout.

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Whilst inflation may have peaked, the ‘Nowcast’ seems less certain

We saw some strong moves overnight following signs that inflation may have peaked, but a glance at the Cleveland Fed’s Nowcast places a fly in the ointment.

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European Open: A silver lining for bulls?

Yesterday’s bullish price action suggests there could be further upside for silver over the near-term.