Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Let's welcome 2022 with optimism! The glorious achievements of 2021 are seen to continue in 2022. What happened? What about the trends in 2022? Check out the summary in THE SOURCE Issue 21.

Commodity Market Projection 2022

  • The global economy projected to grow 4.5% in 2022
  • This projection reflects a slowdown in the pace of recovery for several advanced economies, one of which is due to supply disruptions. Meanwhile, for low-income developing countries, the rate of recovery is low due to new variants and limited space for movement.
  • Inflation is expected to return to pre-health crisis levels by mid-2022 globally.
  • Sustained rising inflation in developed countries could disrupt financial markets. Meanwhile, emerging markets and developing economies will be greatly affected by the spillover effects generated by capital outflows and exchange rate depreciation.
  • The labor force participation rate could increase in 2022, driven by stronger business capital spending and expanded job creation. However, improvements may be slow.
  • Energy prices that spiked in Q3 2021, are expected to remain high in 2022. Crude oil prices are projected to rise to $74 per barrel in 2022 as demand for oil strengthens.

2022 Trading Trend

  • Trading robots will become a phenomenon in 2021 because they provide attractive opportunities for the public through the automation of transactions in the futures market.
  • However, a number of trading robots have failed.
  • One way to choose a trading robot with good performance is through portfolio analysis of the performance of the transactions made.

2021 Foreign Exchange Performance Flashback

  • In the last 4 years, since forex products were traded through the transaction mechanism on the ICDX exchange, there has been an interesting increase in transaction volume.
  • In 2020, the growth of foreign currency contract transactions at ICDX showed a growth increase of up to 23% in one year.
  • Some of the forex pairs worth highlighting include AUD/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/NZD, EUR/USD, EUR/JPY.
Download THE SOURCE Issue 21
Learn more about the 2022 commodity market outlook from the ICDX exchange and the market overview in 2021 to analyze your market.
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