Tag Archive: APAC Market Corner

Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week

Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week brimmed with essential events, none more significant than the May employment report particularly in light of the recent dovish conversation on wage growth in the May 2 FOMC minutes. A marginally firmer reading…
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Dangerous Brinkmanship

Dangerous Brinkmanship Another in the expanding history list of topsy-turvy Thursdays’ when it comes to risk as the President Gave, and the President Hath Taken Away only to leave the door open again when it comes to North Korea discussions….
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Another Turkish Lira flash crash

Another Turkish Lira flash crash   A busy start to the session dealing with yet another mini TRY flash crash as the bad Lira news continues to compound. Otherwise, global Forex and fixed income markets remain in neutral  overnight and predictably…
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Commodity currencies are beaming

  Currency Markets The US dollar has given up some of its gains overnight as investors keenness for Greenbacks has temporarily abated. The shifting dynamics around trade and tariffs does give pause for thought as US dollar bulls are consolidating gains at…
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A test of the breakouts

A test of the breakouts  This week should be all about contesting and consolidating last week’s significant breakouts in 10 year UST, EURUSD, USDJPY and Oil Prices. And despite weekend inspired short-covering in US fixed income, we’ve seen a weekly…
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The trend is your friend.

The trend is your friend. Currency Markets There was an intense focus on Italy Wednesday thanks to speculation that its new coalition government would request that the ECB write-off the bank’s QE-acquired debt of EUR250bn. Panic ensued with the EURUSD…
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I’m a believer

I’m a believer The promising US Retail sales data left a resound footprint on global markets as US consumers are loosening their purse strings, but perhaps more important from an investor perspective, the data speaks directly and plainly while providing…
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China Data Flash

10:00*(CN) CHINA APR INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION Y/Y: 7.0% V 6.4%E; YTD Y/Y: % V 6.7%E– Source TradeTheNews.com 10:00(CN) China Apr Fixed Assets Urban YTD y/y: 7.0% v 7.4%e– Source TradeTheNews.com 10:00*(CN) CHINA APR RETAIL SALES Y/Y: 9.4% V 10.0%E; YTD Y/Y: % V…
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Yields in focus , again

Equity Markets Equity markets clung on, at least for today, to the easing of trade tensions on the back of President Trumps ZTE reprieve from potentially crushing sanctions. But with US yields again moving higher and the key 10 Year…
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A crowded tale of the tape

A crowded tale of the tape Global equity markets revelled in their most favourable showing since early March after clement CPI  figures led to hopes of a Goldilocks economy in the US. But as senescent as this view is becoming, with…
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