Market Overviews

Business Back to Usual after Trade War Escalation, Show Time for Euro or Aussie?

This time, the escalation of US-China trade war is largely ignored by the financial markets. There were just some very brief knee jerk reaction in stock and the currency markets ...
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US-China Trade War Escalated with New Round of Tariffs Formalized, But Market Reactions Muted

The new round of tariffs on China’s imports to the US was finally formalized. Dollar got a brief lift but there was no further buying. The impacts on the markets ...
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Dollar and Yen Back Under Pressure as Tariffs Rumor Hasn’t Turned into Reality Yet

Dollar and Yen are back under selling pressure today. In particular, USD/CHF and GBP/JPY take the lead in resuming recent moves. GBP/USD is following closely with eye on 1.3142 minor ...
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Forex Markets Range Bound Despite Risk of US-China Trade War Escalation

The forex markets are trading steadily today, as another week starts as usual. Major pairs and crosses are so far still bounded in Friday’s range. It seems that traders took ...
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Sterling Strongest as Brexit Deal Looks Relatively More Certain in a Chained Erratic World

It was another typical week with market moving headlines flying around. Being two highly anticipated non-events, BoE and ECB didn’t disappoint investors by giving nothing new. On the other hand, ...
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Dollar Ignores Mixed Data and Recovers, Digesting This Week’s Losses

As the week is heading towards the close, Dollar is trying to pare back some of the losses over the few days. Mixed economic from the US are ignored by ...
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Dollar and Yen Stay Generally Soft, More Downside Likely in Near Term

After much volatility this week, Yen and Dollar are staying as the weakest one for the week. Receding concerns over US-China trade war boosted risk appetite in the US and ...
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Fresh Dollar Selling after Core CPI Miss, ECB & BoE Stand Pat While CBRT Hikes

Dollar has been relatively today and risks of escalation in trade war diminished. Deeper selling is seen after inflation data showed larger than expected fall in core CPI in August ...
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US & China to Restart Trade Talks, Aussie & Stocks Boosted But Investors Showed No Commitment Yet

Risk appetite was given a strong boost overnight on news that US and China were going to re-start trade talks before now round of tariffs take effect. The news was ...
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Dollar Dips as PPI Fell for the First Time in 1.5 Years, But Loss Limited

Dollar dips slightly against the Japanese Yen in early US session after weaker than expected inflation data. But loss is so far limited. And, the forex markets continue to lack ...
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Multiple Factors in Play as Currencies Await Clearer Directions

The forex markets are relatively quiet in range today as multiple factors are having conflicting impacts. Asian equities continue to diverge from the US stocks, as weighed down by trade ...
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Dollar Surges as US-China Tensions Back in Spotlight, Sterling Rally Lost Steam

Market sentiments seem to be hurt by news that China is set to seek WTO backing next week to slap sanctions on the US. The sanctions would be for non-compliance ...
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