Tag Archive: Dean’s FX

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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U.S Dollars Plight shaped by Trade Talks and Geopolitics

Monday May 14: Five things the markets are talking about Last week was a light week on the economic data front as the market focused again on the continued outpouring of earnings reports and geopolitical news from Asia and the…
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Dollar Ends Rally Awaiting US Retail Sales Data

The US dollar rally lost momentum during the week and recorded its third day of depreciation versus other major pairs. The USD continues to gain versus emerging market currencies as more signs of a global growth slowdown appear. The US…
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Loonie Looking For Further Gains

Friday May 11: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday’s U.S inflation data, which came in lower than expected at +0.2% vs. +0.3% m/m, has possibly removed some pressure from the Fed to step up the pace of monetary…
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Bank of England to deliver a ‘hawkish’ hold

With the Bank of England (BoE) widely expected to hold interest rates steady this morning (07:00 am EDT) after recent comments from Governor Carney and weaker economic data, the key focal point for many will be whether U.K policy makers…
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