Tag Archive: European Central Bank (ECB)

Italian Bond Yields set for biggest monthly fall in 3-years

Italy’s 10-year government bond yield was set on Tuesday to end October with its biggest monthly fall in more than two years. A decision by the European Central Bank last week to extend its asset purchase programme well into next…
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Italian Politics Weighs on the Euro

Tuesday May 8: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are back to full capacity after yesterday’s May Day celebrations in parts of Europe. Euro stocks are drifting lower despite the broad advances in Asia overnight, while crude…
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Markets Caught Between Opposing Forces

Markets Caught Between Opposing Forces Equity Markets US equities finished mostly higher but of their tops as energy shares started to take profits following a Presidential Tweet promising to announce his decision on the Iranian nuclear deal Tuesday at 14:00…
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U.S Dollar Bulls Take Firm Control

Monday May 7: Five things the markets are talking about The U.S dollar remains in the ‘black’ ahead of the open stateside, reversing most of its earlier losses in the overnight session. Euro stocks are trading sideways following a muted…
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U.S Dollar steady ahead of Jobs Report

Friday May 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global markets attention now turns to the health of the U.S. economy, with wages growth and jobs data due in a few hours (08:30 am EDT). On Wednesday, the Federal…
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Dollar Rally Takes Breather Ahead of US Jobs Report

The US dollar is lower against major pairs on Thursday, but still holds considerable gains in weekly measures. The Fed held rates unchanged on Wednesday and its statement hinted at gradual tightening. The usually steady U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP)…
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U.S Dollar’s Deja Vu

Thursday May 3: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw some pressure overnight as the market now shifts their focus away from the Fed and back to corporate earnings season and Sino/U.S trade talks. Most G10 currency…
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U.S Dollar Shines Despite Labour Day Recognition

Tuesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again nudge a tad higher during a holiday shortened trading week in which many markets across both Europe and Asia are shut in observance of Labour Day. The…
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Shaky Shaky

Shaky Shaky Holiday thinned trading conditions in Singapore and the rest of Asia today suggests liquidity will be tight. However, with headline riks evolving,  traders will remain ever so vigilant. Global equity sentiment remains a bit shaky as concerns over…
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Dollar Bulls Lack Conviction

April 30: Five things the markets are talking about The week offers a plethora of new data along with monetary policy announcements from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) later this evening and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on…
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