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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - August 2021

August started out with a bang on the 6th and 9

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SNB intervention in CHF – could history repeat itself?

There are few participants in the FX market who need to be reminded about the events of January 2015, however there is a possibility that history could be about to r

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - July 2021

July volumes rebounded slightly from depressed June figures, but profits again disappointed as

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - June 2021

June was a rocky month for most brokers as an overall lack of volatility in markets depr

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - May 2021

May was a below average, but respectable, month in terms of profitability as a handful of stro

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - April 2021

April was a disappointing profitability month for the vast majority of brokers. The month began with markets retracing the USD moves from late March that had driven

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - February 2021

February volumes were in line January’s totals and with 2020 monthly averages. Profits, on the other hand, were much improved over January’s subpar figures. Gold wa

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - January 2021

January volumes were in line with 2020 monthly averages, but profits slipped rather markedly. Losses were driven by a rebound in USD and EUR retracement. Gold volum

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - December 2020

Activity in the first two weeks of December was enough to make the month a relatively strong one for brokers despite volatility waning as the month progressed. Earl

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - November 2020

Buoyed by early month volatility that arose surrounding vaccine news, November volumes exceeded October’s even though activity trailed off sharply late in the month

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - September 2020

September volumes slumped slightly from August figures, and profits dipped as well. However, most brokers were able to post respectable overall statistics due to re

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IS Risk Analytics' View From the Desk - July 2020

After a relatively quiet start to the month, the second half of July brought strong profits for brokers, allowing most to far exceed the results seen in June. Altho

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