Tag Archive: Bank of Canada (BoC)

Dollar Dips on Trade Worries

Monday June 4: Five things the markets are talking about Last week, geopolitical events again captured the attention of capital markets even though critical economic data had been released. With political concerns about the eurozone having somewhat eased by week’s…
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Chasing One’s Tail

Chasing one’s tail There’s a lot less drama to start the week but still plenty of possible noisemakers in play to keep things interesting. Global trade war tensions are on the rise again so on the heels of the latest…
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Trade War On, but Non-farm Payroll (NFP) up next

Friday June 1: Five things the markets are talking about U.S fire the first shot in trade war Euro equities are looking to close out this wild week in the ‘black,’ a week in which Euro politics and escalating trade…
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A tempest in an espresso cup

A tempest in an espresso cup The markets are looking much more constructive to end the week than they did to start, and with trade wars still lingering, that is saying a lot. Mind you, the Italian rumpus, and ensuing…
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As Risk Sentiment Improves Dollar Bulls Sell

Thursday May 31: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are currently receiving some investor appreciation, rebounding from a two-month trough along with the EUR as the political turmoil in Italy that shook financial markets this week shows…
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Bank of Canada Next

Wednesday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged (+1.25%) during its policy meeting today (10:00 am EDT) amid concern over slowing housing markets and…
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Safety is the priority

Seldom do we suddenly fall on demise but rather, advance towards it by slight degrees. However, nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to the Euro’s disintegration over the course of the last 24 hours. Forget about…
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US Private Jobs and Bank of Canada on the Agenda

The US dollar is mixed as risk aversion has made traditional safe haven currencies (JPY and CHF) advance versus the greenback. The USD is higher against the EUR as the Spanish PM faces a confidence vote with the single currency…
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Italy Crisis Pounds EUR, More to Come

Tuesday May 29: Five things the markets are talking about Threat of Euro fragmentation U.S Treasuries have rallied alongside a number of core-European bonds as the political crisis in Italy and Spain deepens, triggering risk-off trading across capital markets. The…
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Cattle Cull to Support Kiwi dollar

Monday May 28: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are trading higher in this holiday shortened trading week in a risk-on mood, buoyed by signs that an U.S/North Korea summit is back on track. In Europe, the…
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