Tag Archive: Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

BoJ’s new script supports the carry-trade

Tuesday July 31: Five things the markets are talking about Sovereign government bonds prices have rallied overnight as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) again committed to keep its “ultra-loose” monetary policy intact. As expected, Japanese policy makers tweaked some policies,…
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Wall of worry builds around the US tech sector 

Wall of worry builds around the tech sector  US equity markets continue to absorb Facebook’s swoon which is weighing down FAANG’s ahead of Apple earnings announcement on Tuesday. Indeed the markets heavyweight champions are having a rough day, but US…
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G7 FX moves look to central banks for direction

Monday July 30: five things the markets are talking about Stocks begin a new week under pressure, as investors mull over some lofty corporate earnings and a number of key policy meetings. A host of G10 central banks are on…
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U.S dollar firmer on GDP expectations

Friday July 27: Five things the markets are talking about Euro stocks have found some traction after a mixed performance overnight in Asia, as investors remain upbeat over the tentative trade truce between the U.S and the E.U. President Trump…
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U.S-E.U calls a ceasefire in the trade war

Thursday July 26: Five things the markets are talking about In early trading, Euro bourses have advanced following a mixed Asian session overnight as capital markets contend with a host of stimuli, including an apparent easing of trade tension between…
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Trump and Juncker to set the dollar’s tone

Wednesday July 25: Five things the markets are talking about Euro equities have found some support, following Asian stocks as earnings season continues, although trade tensions remain to the fore ahead of today’s meeting between President Trump and E.C chief…
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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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Fed Powell advances the dollar

Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about U.S assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the U.S’s economic growth and stable inflation, telling Congress yesterday that domestic data…
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