Tag Archive: European Central Bank

You just know that something good is going to happen

Cloudbusting: you  just know that something good is going to happen   US markets In the span of a mere 24 hours two of my most pressing question may have been answered, correctly, can the anomalously robust US equity market…
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Rethinking it

Rethinking it Risk sentiment stabilised primarily on the back of reports that the Treasury Department will NOT recommend China be labelled a currency manipulator along with headlines that Trump and Xi will meet on trade seems to be enough reason…
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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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OANDA Trading Asia market wrap :: dazed and confused

Dazed and confused  It was a hectic day in Asia as virtually everyone had a different read or take of yesterday’s FOMC. I guess we can assume that the extremely mixed trading session was a result of the markets extremely…
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Will ECB offer any surprises on Thursday?

Euro climbs ahead of ECB meeting While we may not look back at the ECB meeting on Thursday as one of the defining moments in the eurozone’s long recovery from the global financial and debt crises, or even remember it…
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Live FX Market Analysis – 24 July 2018

In this week’s FX webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the latest events that are moving financial markets – Trump attacks the Fed, Brexit plans widely criticized etc – and previews the week ahead. Craig also gives his live…
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Markets get busy week off to weaker start

Trump $500 billion Chinese tariffs threat weighs on sentiment Equity markets are trading slightly in the red at the start of the week, a reflection of the slightly risk averse tone stemming from the prospect of the trade conflict escalating…
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The sky hasn’t fallen just yet

Trade War Escalates, but the sky hasn’t fallen just yet as optimism crept back into the market on reports of fresh bilateral trade negotiations between China and the US coupled with a slightly firmer RMB scrim. “Where there is a…
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US Inflation Eyed as Markets Pare Losses

Markets higher after tariff-related losses It’s been a more positive start to trade on Thursday, with equity markets in the green and paring Wednesday’s losses as investors continue to weigh up what impact the latest trade tariffs will have on…
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