Market Pulse

EUR/USD has steadied on Monday, after posting considerable gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1499, down 0.13% on the day. The sole event is the German Bundesbank monthly report. On Tuesday, Germany releases PPI and eurozone consumer confidence. The euro ended the week with considerable…

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Rome playing chicken with Brussels Monday has got off to a relatively uneventful start, by recent standards, with the same underlying risks continuing to dominate as markets gradually pare some of the substantial losses of the last few weeks. The minor developments that we have had in some of the…

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Chinese rally provides little boost elsewhere Surging stocks in China hasn’t provided much of a catalyst for similar moves elsewhere at the start of the week, with local investors seeing recent comments from various officials as evidence that the private sector will be protected, despite heightened risk from a trade…

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  Premier Xi jumps in with more verbal support It was a heady start to the trading week for Chinese equities, with the China50 index powering ahead to the biggest one-day gain since 2016. Today’s move brings the two-day advance from Friday, triggered by a three-pronged verbal commitment by Chinese…

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When” Xi “speaks, the market listens, at least in China it does as shares in Hong Kong, and Shanghai has been moving convincingly higher after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed “unwavering” support for the country’s private sector. But the big noise in local markets is the much anticipated personal tax…

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Daily Markets Broadcast 2018-10-22 Wall Street gets temporary reprieve after China voices US indices finished last week’s volatile period barely changed, though sentiment is slightly negative at the open this morning. All eyes will be on the opening of China markets to determine near-term direction. US30 USD Weekly Chart Source:…

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US  Markets From sandstorms in Riyadh to headwinds in Rome, escalating risk has effectively capped the recent swell in US Treasury yields, while the combination of Federal Reserve policy tightening and increasing debt supply should keep the trapdoor from giving way. But none the less, market participants will jostle between…

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The US dollar is mixed on Friday. Investor’s appetite for risk rose and safe haven currencies (JPY and CHF) fell while positive China and Brexit news saw the NZD, EUR, GBP and AUD advance against the USD. The Canadian dollar was dragged down in the last trading day of the…

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The Canadian dollar has posted gains in the Friday session, erasing most of the losses sustained on Thursday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3030, down 0.42% on the day. On the release front, Canadian consumer indicators are in the spotlight and traders should be prepared for volatility from the Canadian…

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