Tag Archive: Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

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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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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Italy: risk on, risk off?

Wednesday October 3: Five things the markets are talking about European markets have so far shrugged off losses in Asia to post gains this morning amid hopes that Italy’s budget deficit could be lowered, but concerns about the country’s debt…
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US markets rescue global risk sentiment yet again.

US Markets  It seems we can rely on the US markets to bail out souring Global risk sentiment again and again.  But the question should be, how long can we expect this to continue. Almost like clockwork, The Dow Jones…
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Risk sentiment is shifting and headline-driven

Tuesday Oct 2: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are in a sombre mood as a number of reasons for caution come to the fore. Brexit rhetoric and the Italian government’s fiscal plans top the agenda, followed…
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New Nafta supports loonie

Monday October 1: Five things the markets are talking about Canada’s loonie, the Mexican peso, along with North American stock futures have gained overnight after the U.S and Canada confirmed a deal to save the ‘old’ Nafta, now named USMCA…
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OANDA Trading : Bloomberg TV Interview : Bumpy ride for Q4 but some pockets of value ( NKY)

Oanda’s Innes Sees a Bumpy Ride for Markets in 4Q October 1st, 2018, 7:56 AM GMT+0800 Stephen Innes, Asia-Pacific head of trading at Oanda, looks ahead to the fourth quarter and gives his outlook for markets. He speaks on “Bloomberg…
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Italian ” fondere”

The Euro  EUR continues to leak lower as Italy’s government has shattered the budget and challenged the EU’s mandate. BTPs have driven a good chunk of the move lower.  The Euro was holding on the 1.1600 handles by a thread,…
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Still picking up the FOMC pieces and tying up a few loose ends

Still picking up the FOMC pieces and tying up a few loose ends US markets  Risk sentiment is buoyant this AM with US equity trading higher. The greenback advanced to a two-week high against G-10 while EM currencies are bucking…
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