Tag Archive: APAC Market Corner

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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EM Asia :Let the chips fall where they may

EM Asia: Let the chips fall where they may Malaysia  Attention will be focused on the Malaysian onshore markets this morning after PM Mahathir coalition triggered the circuit breakers and imposed a cooling off period for cash markets by declaring the two-day…
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US CPI takes the dollar off the boil

US CPI takes the dollar off the boil Currency Markets U.S. Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent in April, less than the 0.3 percent rise projected. Naturally, there was a bit of disappointment from the Dollar Bulls after the critical…
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Join OANDA in Shenzhen China May 18-19

Stephen Innes OANDA Asia will be speaking at this annual event discussing electronic FX trading  and general Macro Themes The 7th China  Forex Expo will be taking place on the 18th and 19th of May 2018 at Great China International…
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