Tag Archive: European Central Bank (ECB)

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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US CPI takes the dollar off the boil

US CPI takes the dollar off the boil Currency Markets U.S. Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent in April, less than the 0.3 percent rise projected. Naturally, there was a bit of disappointment from the Dollar Bulls after the critical…
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A Box full of surprises GE14

A Box full of surprises GE14 Malaysia Historical events unfolded overnight as in stunning fashion Pakatan Harapan(PH) won the hotly contested election which is creating quite the stir with foreign investors trying to decipher the PH new mandate. The thinly…
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U.S Dollar Rises on Higher Yields, EM pairs suffer

Wednesday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of an increase in geopolitical tension in the Middle East is weighing on global sentiment just as concern spread over the implications of higher U.S Treasury yields and…
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More Volatility on the Way!!

More Volatility on the Way!! The US administration Iran deal exit announcement rolled out in typical President Trump spectacular fashion, but at the end of the day, the market’s response was somewhat unenthusiastic with few substantive changes in Gold, Yields…
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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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