Tag Archive: Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)

U.S dollar boosted by higher Treasury yields

Tuesday July 24: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, Euro bourses along with U.S equity futures have edged a tad higher on the back of a plethora of positive corporate earnings boosting investor sentiment. Also, China’s determination to…
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Trade and currency wars a market threat

Monday July 23: Five things the markets are talking about A new week starts with equities under pressure as capital markets digest warnings from G20 finance ministers about the impact of protectionism on growth – “risks to the world economy…
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It’s War – Trade and Currency

Friday July 20: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities start the day on the back foot despite most Asian bourses finding a little traction to close out their week. Nevertheless, a weaker Chinese yuan and trade uncertainty…
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‘Footy’ dented U.K retail sales and pounds sterling

Thursday July 19: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday, the dollar retreated from a three-week high as the market cashed in on gains the currency made after two days of testimony by U.S Fed Chair Powell reinforced a…
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Dog Days of Summer ? (OANDA Trading Podcast Money FM 89.3)

Stephen Innes Head of Trading at OANDA APAC tells Michael Switow what oil, the RMB, gold and Netflix have in common. And the rest of the market movers   Money FM 89.3    

Monday blues or Dog days of summer

Monday blues or Dog days of summer Whether a case of the Monday blues, the Dog Days of summer setting in or a combination of both, markets struggled for direction despite upbeat US economic data while quarterly earnings have failed…
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Markets underpricing China risk( OANDA Trading Podcast BFM Kuala Lumpur 89.9)

Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore Stephen reckons markets are “seriously underpricing economic risk in China”. Economists suspect the direct impact from the two sets of US tariffs aimed at Beijing could drag China’s GDP down by…
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Trade ,earnings ,teapots and the US dollar

Trade, earnings, teapots and the US dollar Strong domestic growth and on-target core inflation continue to suggest the US economy is in that happy place,  but this week’s US economic data will begin to shape market expectations for Q2. And…
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What sparked the dollar rally ? ( OANDA Trading Podcast on Money FM 89.3)

Stephen Innes Head of Trading Asia tells Michael Switow why the yen is weak, and stocks are rallying. Money FM Singapore 89.3    

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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