Trading Tools

Olsen Scale Of Market Quakes (SMQ)

Using price data from the FX market, the Scale of Market Quakes (SMQ) assigns an objectively measured number (determined by a formula) to economic and political events on a continuous basis.

Trading Applications

> Analyse news flow, events and data releases. Assess impact and adapt trading rules
> Investigate historical values and observe volatility regimes
> Observe current market activity as well as activity imbalances

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Trading Desk Commentary & Research

Unique to VARIANSE, read FX Spot market commentary and analysis direct from the trading desks of Tier 1 Investment Banks
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Macro Economic News

Keep up to date with the markets with the latest global macro news, delivered by MNI
> EUR News
> USD News
> JAPAN News
> UK News

Economic Calendar

Live updating financial markets calendar, view previous, consensus and actual figures for historic and future data releases
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