Tag Archive: Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)

U.S producer prices increase for first time in three months

U.S. producer prices rose for the first time in three months amid a surge in gauges reflecting airfares and rail-transportation costs, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday in Washington. HIGHLIGHTS OF PRODUCER PRICES (SEPTEMBER) Producer-price index rose 0.2% m/m (matching…
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A potholed encumbered landscape

Market sentiment: risky business US politics is back in forefront Tuesday adding more spice, and another air of unpredictability to the mix as markets contiued their tenuous voyage through a potholed encumbered landscape dealing with the fragile US-China relations book…
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Will the bond market bloodbath resume?

Tuesday October 9: five things the markets are talking about The first day back in a holiday-shortened trading week again sees U.S Treasury yields creeping higher, trading atop of their seven-year high yields. This aggressive backing up of sovereign yields…
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Noisy Markets

Noisy Markets The headline noise has been deafening and showing few signs of abating. In Asia focus will be squarely on equity sentiment even more with the Yuan under pressure as US/China tensions are set to escalate this week. US…
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OANDA Trading podcast Oct 8 with BFM 89.9 Kuala Lumpur ,VIX in the mix

Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in the Asia Pacific, OANDA, Singapore discusses China’s central bank has reduced the required reserve ratio for the fourth time this year, as Chinese markets are set to return after a week-long holiday. Stephen also…
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Markets Yield to pressure?

Markets Yield to pressure? Not so far today as the markets have opened predictably quiet with Tokyo and New York celebrating their holidays. USDCNH is trading unpretentiously higher but the USD, in general, remain little-changed post-NFP.  Strength in labour markets,…
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Employment: U.S miss, Canada beat expectations

U.S unemployment rate falls to a 49-year low The September U.S unemployment rate fell to +3.7% from +3.9% in August, the lowest rate since 1969. The U.S non-farm payrolls rose to a seasonally adjusted +134K in September, the smallest gain…
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NFP – what to expect

Friday October 5: Five things the market is talking about The granddaddy of economic indicators – U.S non-farm payrolls (NFP) for September – will be released later this morning (8:30 am EDT) along with the Canadian jobs report. Today’s U.S…
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China’s Spy’s, election meddling and NFP to keep traders busy

China’s Spy’s, election meddling and NFP to keep traders busy The market has that distinct odour of risk off. It’s incredible just how quickly sentiment has shifted in a mere 24 hours. There were nascent signs of asset rotation in…
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No stopping the US dollar runaway train at the moment

No stopping the US dollar runaway train at the moment US Markets  The US dollar is on a rampage as awe-inspiring beat on both the ADP and ISM services index combined with very supportive  Fed speak sent the US dollar…
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