Tag Archive: Dean’s FX

Geopolitical Tensions Moderate Ahead of US Jobs Week

The US dollar was up against majors pairs on Friday ahead of the release of employment data in America. On a weekly basis the greenback gained against the CAD, EUR and GBP but lost ground against the JPY, AUD and…
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Trade War Talks are Back and the Dollar is Falling

Thursday May 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global stock markets remain under pressure as investors shun risk assets for relative safe havens. Rising Italian bond yields, fading prospects for the North Korea summit, disintegrating EM currencies, and…
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Turkish Lira Collapse Continues

Wednesday May 23: Five things the markets are talking about Geopolitical risks from Turkey to N. Korea, from China to Italy, have pressured global equities in overnight trade. U.S Treasuries, along with the ‘mighty’ dollar have found support, while crude…
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Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets

Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade tensions and the latest comments from a plethora of…
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Dollar Rises Amid Italian Coalition and China-US Trade Uncertainty

The US dollar appreciated against major rival currencies on Friday. The dollar rally is back on after the two of the largest parties in Italy agreed to form a coalition government and Japanese inflation retreated. Although there is no plan…
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Dollar Consolidates ahead of Today’s Event Risk

Thursday May 17: Five things the markets are talking about Italian political uncertainty continues to dominate European domestic asset prices. Since yesterday, Italian bond yields have ballooned on reports of a draft government program, penned by the proposed populist coalition,…
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Italian Politics Pounds Euro

Wednesday May 16: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to grapple with worries around global trade, growth and geopolitics. Overnight in Asia, equities dipped after N. Korea’s Pyongyang abruptly called off talks with Seoul, throwing a U.S/N….
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U.S Retail Sales Advance, while Empire Report Strong Growth

April Advance U.S retail sales m/m: +0.3% vs. +0.3%e Retail sales ex-autos: +0.3% vs. +0.5%e Retail sales ex-auto and gas: +0.3% vs. +0.4%e Americans ramped up spending in April. U.S retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted +0.3% in April. Digging…
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Rate Differentials and Trade Fears Handcuff Capital Markets

Tuesday May 15: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off trading action and higher sovereign yields dominated capital markets overnight session. Euro stocks continue to struggle for traction following Australasia mixed equity session as investors grappled with worries around…
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