Date : 25th February 2019. MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 25th February 2019. FX News Today A rally in Chinese equities led to a broad rise in Asian stock markets, after confirmation from US President Trump that he will delay the planned increase in tariffs on Chinese goods, which had been scheduled to start in March. This saw the CSI 300 and Shanghai Comp rallying 5.58% and 5.29% respectively. The Hang Seng rose 0.44%, while Topix and Nikkei gained 0.71% and 0.48% respectively, as Trump cited “substantial progress” in the talks and said that he would plan a summit meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago estate to conclude an agreement, if there is additional progress. More concrete signs then that trade tensions can be resolved through talks and US futures are moving higher, while the April WTI future is trading at USD 57.16 per barrel. USD traded mixed at 1.1345 against the Euro and at 110.60 against the Yen. No Brexit Vote this week after all but one should take place by March 12. Charts of the Day Main Macro Events Today BoE Carney Speech – The BoE Governor is due to hold a press conference in London. FOMC Clarida Speech – Richard Clarida is expected to participate in a moderated discussion titled “A conversation with Community Leaders” in Dallas, Texas. Wholesale Inventories – The change in the total value of goods held by wholesalers is expected to stand at 0.3%, the same rate as the previous month. Support and Resistance Always trade with strict risk management. Your capital is the single most important aspect of your trading business. Please note that times displayed based on local time zone and are from time of writing this report. Want to learn to trade and analyse the markets? Join our webinars and get analysis and trading ideas combined with better understanding on how markets work. Dr Nektarios Michail Market Analyst HotForex Disclaimer: This material is provided as a general marketing communication for information purposes only and does not constitute an independent investment research. Nothing in this communication contains, or should be considered as containing, an investment advice or an investment recommendation or a solicitation for the purpose of buying or selling of any financial instrument. All information provided is gathered from reputable sources and any information containing an indication of past performance is not a guarantee or reliable indicator of future performance. Users acknowledge that any investment in FX and CFDs products is characterized by a certain degree of uncertainty and that any investment of this nature involves a high level of risk for which the users are solely responsible and liable. We assume no liability for any loss arising from any investment made based on the information provided in this communication. This communication must not be reproduced or further distributed without our prior written permission.