Archives By Author: Greg

It’s now easier for you to read AmpGFX reports

Posted on March 18, 2016 By Greg

A quick note to let you know that I have made it easier for you to read my reports. You no longer need to log-in to read the full report on-line. The link to the AmpGFX report in my emails will open automatically for all readers. In fact anyone that visits my website ( will […]

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Thanks for nothing Draghi and farewell Singapore

Posted on December 4, 2015 By Greg

Good morning in Asia, the day after the ECB let-down.  This is my last day in the Singapore office of  And it’s presentation day for the upper elementary at the Australian International School which I want to attend to see Josh graduate.  So it’s a short day for me, but I wanted to at […]

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Seven years in the making

Posted on November 23, 2015 By Greg

On the move I thought I’d start this week with a friendlier Blog post rather than the AmpGFX report. It feels like I am up and running with a flagship report, hopefully you find it thought-provoking and useful for staying in touch with the FX market. I had a few technical hiccups late last week […]

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Get Ready for AmpGFX with new accessories, but no air-bags

Posted on October 14, 2015 By Greg

Well today is the last day of my notice period at RBS, and I am officially self-employed from tomorrow.  I have been doing some dry runs on my flagship report – Amplifying Global FX, or AmpGFX for short – in the last couple of days, trying to get back into the swing of a regular […]

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Too bearish, too late

Posted on October 7, 2015 By Greg

The Gibbs’ family in Singapore was breathing a huge sigh of relief yesterday.  Our application for an E2 investor visa for the USA was successful.  After several months of preparation the 5 minute interview at a window at the US embassy in Singapore was a breeze.  My wife and I celebrated with an impromptu lunch […]

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Looking for a few quick singles

Posted on October 1, 2015 By Greg

My family ticked one off the bucket list over the last week, we travelled to Beijing to visit the sites and walk the wall we had heard great things about. We managed to escape the smoke haze in Singapore that has been around far too long. As a friend of mine said yesterday, the haze […]

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A political turning point for the AUD

Posted on September 22, 2015 By Greg

Australian consumer confidence has bounced along with the standing of the governing Liberal National Coalition after the leadership coup by new PM Malcolm Turnbull over the party’s previous leader Tony Abbott. This is good news for the Australian economy and the hope is that the new leadership can own and develop and new plan for […]

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The Tail that wagged the Dog

Posted on September 18, 2015 By Greg

We all love to talk about the Fed, and I can’t help myself either, so here is my two cents worth. In my humble opinion it was a tactical error for Yellen to allow a no rate hike decision, it contributed to, rather than helped reduce global market uncertainty and missed an opportunity to take […]

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Market well prepared for a Fed hike

Posted on September 17, 2015 By Greg

In recent days, leading into the FOMC meeting, high beta assets including emerging market currencies have rallied strongly to their best levels in most cases in over a month.  The market appears to have become well prepared for a Fed rate hike.  This strong market action suggests that there is interest in the wings waiting […]

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Smart move is for the Fed to hike

Posted on September 14, 2015 By Greg

Hi all, I have been in Denver and Breckenridge over the last two weeks sorting a bunch of family and business details, and am back in Singapore since Friday.  I have made a couple of media appointments this week including a spot on CNBC today, to discuss markets, so I have been doing a bit […]

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