Thu, Oct 01, 2020 @ 02:29 GMT
The forex markets are generally staying in tight range today, without much reaction to better than expected job data from US and GDP from Canada. Nor was there much movements after comments from ECB President and BoE Chief Economist....
Dollar and Yen recover some ground in Asian session but it's unsure if this week's pull back is completed yet. There were little reactions to the President debate of Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Asian markets are mixed despite...
Dollar drops broadly today, partly due to month-end flows, and partly as position adjustment ahead of the first one-on-one Presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Nevertheless, Yen and Canadian Dollar are slightly weaker. On the other hand,...
Asian markets trade with a mixed tone today despite strong rebound in the US overnight. Positive sentiments couldn't carry through to the session again. Nevertheless, Yen is trading slightly weaker in general, followed by Canadian and Dollar. Aussie and...
Sterling rises broadly today after BoE Deputy Governor indicated that negative interest rate is not imminent. Rebound in the Pound somewhat lifts other European majors too. Australian Dollar is following as the second strongest for now, with help from...
Crude oil prices have declined for 3 out of the past 4 weeks. the most recent weakness has been driven by concerns over the demand outlook as a third wave of coronavirus outbreak has hit Europe. This is also...
The markets are relatively quiet in Asian session with an empty economic calendar. Aussie recovers mildly as markets are paring back expectations of imminent RBA rate cut in October. Even Westpac pushed back the forecast to November as the...
Dollar and Yen ended as the strongest ones last week as global stock markets tumble. There were concerns over resurgence in coronavirus infections in Europe, with worries over a return to lockdown. Though, the US markets ended not too...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended September 22, NET SHORT for USD Index futures increased -906 to 9 146 contracts. Speculative long positions dropped -1 424 contracts and short positions slipped -518...
Losing more than -4%, the Comex Gold futures marked its worst week since March amidst US dollar's rebound. The yellow metal's outlook remains bearish in the near-term after the downward breakout after consolation. We expect NET LENGTH to shrink...
Dollar firms up again entering into US session, but it's so far held below yesterday's high against all but Swiss Franc. There is little reaction to weaker than expected growth in durable goods orders. New Zealand Dollar is surprisingly...
Dollar and Yen retreat mildly today risk aversion recedes slightly. But as Asian markets struggle to find momentum for a rebound, risk aversion could come back any time before weekly close. As for the week, the greenback remains the...
Dollar remains the strongest one for the week, followed by Yen, as risk aversion continue to dominate. The recovery attempts in European stocks appeared to have faded very quickly while DOW futures point another day of lower open. Sterling...
As widely anticipated, SNB left the policy rate unchanged at -0.75%. It reiterated the view that Swiss franc remained “highly valued” and the commitment to intervene in the FX market. The central bank will publish data on money and...
Risk aversion continues to dominate the markets, on concern of another wave of coronavirus infects, as the Northern Hemisphere is entering in fall and winter. US stocks closed notably lower after brief initial rebound. Asian markets follow with heavy...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products (ex. SPR) stocks dived -7.48 mmb to 1421.68 mmb in the week ended September 18. Crude oil inventory dropped -1.64 mmb (consensus:...
Dollar remains the strongest one for today but Swiss Franc and Sterling have overtaken as the next strongest. Sterling is some what helped by solid PMIs but Euro shrugged off the disappointing PMI readings. European stock markets are having...
As widely anticipated, RBNZ left the OCR unchanged at 0.25% today. The cap of Large Scale Asset Purchase (LSAP) program, a.k.a. QE, also stays at NZD 100B. Meanwhile, the central bank reiterated the forward guidance that the OCR will...
Commodity currencies tumble generally in Asian session today. New Zealand Dollar softens as RBNZ further affirm that it's in progress for more monetary easing, including negative interest rates. Aussie also tumble on increasing expectation of on imminent RBA rate...
We expect SNB to leave the policy rate unchanged at -0.75%. While it does not rule out the possibility of further rate cut, the central bank's main tool is FX intervention to curb excessive strength in Swiss franc. Economic...
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