Tag Archive: Central Bank Watch

Friday night roundup from Singapore

Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore  The most important news from my neck of the woods, SGD rallied after the central bank continued on their path to normalise. MAS steepened just 0.5%-pts to 1.0% p.a, and this normalisation supports a bullish…
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Asia market update

Oil update After hitting a massive speedbump over the past 48 hours or so, Oil investors are dipping their toes back into the no less certain waters as risk has tentatively stabilised. But prices remain very firm even after DOE…
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Not quite Goldilocks

Not quite Goldilocks Not to state the apparent but markets are finding themselves in a total state of discombobulation as we mercifully head towards the weekend. There have been multiple train wrecks over the past 24 hours, and the continuous…
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Asia Market Update :Worst case scenarios abound

Local traders remain the huge sellers of risk but are now pricing in worst case scenarios  *Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC): Emergency margin call triggered for Index Futures trading *South Korea closely monitoring markets Oil Update Brent crude continues moving…
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High hopes give way to steeper slopes

High hopes give way to steeper slopes The markets are fraught with peril as the focus not too unexpectedly remains on US equity and bond markets. And while there is not one plausible explanation for the latest equity tumult, the…
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European open – Brexit reports provide early liif

Robbins and Barnier make progress on Irish border A relatively mixed session in Asia overnight has provided little direction for Europe markets ahead of the open on Tuesday, although it would appear investors haven’t been short of news flow to…
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Another ominous Yuan fix?

The Yuan Another ominous signal from this mornings Yuan fix has sent Yuan bears into action. While the counters cyclical mechanism pegged the fix lower than yesterday close, we’re still trading at year highs suggesting the central bank is in…
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