Tag Archive: Federal Reserve

Asia Market update : A time out

China Data China CPI data came out bang on market expectation while the PPI rose slightly 3.6 % versus 3.5 % but continues to trend lower despite weaker Yuan and tariff price pressures. But given the delta to expectations are…
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Risk remains on the back foot

  Risk remains on the back foot Risk sentiment remains on the back foot as the volatile stock action continued in Asia and Europe overnight. And while the US markets ended a very jittery day lower, the losses were limited…
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Not quite Goldilocks

Not quite Goldilocks Not to state the apparent but markets are finding themselves in a total state of discombobulation as we mercifully head towards the weekend. There have been multiple train wrecks over the past 24 hours, and the continuous…
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High hopes give way to steeper slopes

High hopes give way to steeper slopes The markets are fraught with peril as the focus not too unexpectedly remains on US equity and bond markets. And while there is not one plausible explanation for the latest equity tumult, the…
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Another ominous Yuan fix?

The Yuan Another ominous signal from this mornings Yuan fix has sent Yuan bears into action. While the counters cyclical mechanism pegged the fix lower than yesterday close, we’re still trading at year highs suggesting the central bank is in…
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More yielding to yields next week ?

More Yielding to yields next week? What a barn burner of a week!! Fixed income took centre stage, but the lingering odour from risk aversion and choppy intraday moves will continue to challenge traders at every twist and turn. With…
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A tempest in a cappuccino cup or mama mia, here we go again?

A tempest in a cappuccino cup or mama mia, here we go again? The Italian headlines didn’t precisely toggle  the “risk on”  sentiment switch The markets realize anything can happen in the next six weeks notwithstanding the fact 2 %…
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OANDA Trading Asia market update : HSI,OIL ,XAU,JPY,EUR,CAD,GBP

Hong Kong HSI is trading with a negative bias playing catch up from yesterday holiday in reaction to the weaker China PMI data. But at least for today, it’s more than apparent HK investors are in no mood to join…
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The risky business of trading an interest rate view

For any follow-up, I can be reached on Reuters Messenger, via the BBG terminal or my mobile numbers The risky business of trading an interest rate view US Rates  The markets are pricing in a higher probability of the terminal…
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Oil prices score for a second consecutive monthly gain

Oil futures rallied Friday on signs of tightening supplies, tallying a second monthly gain in a row, with global crude prices settling at another four-year high. “Until sizable supply is offered up by OPEC and with pandemic market chatter raging…
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