Market Overviews

Dollar Mildly Higher as Fed Cut Turned From Done Deal to Debatable

Dollar firms up mildly today as all eyes are on FOMC rate decision. A rate cut has turned from being a done to deal to debatable, based on market pricing ...
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Euro Recovers as German Economic Sentiment Rebounds, Dollar also Higher

Euro recovers mildly today as partly supported by strong rebound in German economic sentiment. Though, upside is capped for now as outlook for the country remains negative. Follows as the ...
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Euro & Sterling Weak after Johnson’s Meeting with Juncker Made No Progress

Euro drops broadly today on some dovish comments from ECB officials. Also, it’s believed that surge in oil prices could hurt Eurozone’s balance of payment. Sterling stays weak as meeting ...
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Canadian Dollar Rebounds on Strong Oil Prices, Yen Firmer on Mild Risk Aversion

Canadian recovers notably today following the strong rally in oil prices, after attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil production. Yen follows as the second strongest on mild risk aversion, as sentiments ...
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Fed Might Cut Just Once More in Mid-Cycle Adjustment as Sentiments Improved

Threat of US-China trade war escalation receded last week after both sides offered some concessions. Further than that, there is increasing hope of de-escalation of some form as the idea ...
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Euro to End Firm as ECB Seen Done with Easing

European majors remain generally firm today. In particular, Euro is supported by the view that ECB has done with policy easing after yesterday’s stimulus package. Such view is supported by ...
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European Majors Strong after Euro Survived ECB Stimulus

European majors are generally stronger today, after Euro survived yesterday’s ECB monetary easing. Meanwhile, Canadian Dollar is broadly pressured following decline in oil prices. New Zealand Dollar is also weak ...
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Euro Sold Off on ECB Easing With QE and Deposit Rate Cut

Euro drops broadly after ECB finally delivers and announced a package of stimulus. The cut in deposit rate and size of QE are somewhat smaller than expected. But the new ...
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Sentiments Lifted by US-China Goodwill Gestures, ECB Stimulus Awaited

Market sentiments were given another strong lift after both US and China offered gestures of good will ahead of next month’s trade meeting. Yen extended this week’s pullback and remains ...
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Euro Lower as Traders Prepare for ECB, Dollar Shrugs Trump’s Tweets

Euro weakens broadly today, in relatively quiet markets, as traders are probably adjusting their positions ahead of tomorrow’s ECB rate decision. A new package of stimulus is widely expected. Yet, ...
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Sentiments Lifted as China Exempt Some Tariffs on US, Removes QFII Quota

Market sentiments are generally lifted in Asia, by China’s announcement to exempt some US imports from tariffs, ahead of next month’s meeting. Also, while symbolic, investors also cheer China’s move ...
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Sterling Lifted Mildly by Job Data, Markets Steady Overall

The financial markets are generally steady today, with stock and bond markets bounded in tight range. Most major currency pairs and crosses are also staying inside yesterday’s range. Swiss Franc ...
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