Sun, Feb 23, 2020 @ 17:12 GMT
Outbreak of China's Wuhan coronavirus continued to be a big market mover last week. According to China's own numbers, new cases in the country seemed to have slowed even though new daily deaths maintained at around 100 level. What's...
European majors recover today following better than expected PMI data from UK and Eurozone. Concerns of China's coronavirus hasn't materialized into business confidence data yet. On the other hand, commodity currencies are generally lower, followed by Dollar. For the...
Market moods turned sour again today as outbreak of the coronavirus seems to be getting more serious outside China. In particular, South Korea cases surged by 52 to 156. In China, there were 889 new confirmed cases yesterday, with...
Dollar remains generally firm today as supported by solid job and manufacturing data. Euro's selloff seem to have temporary passed a near term climate and focuses turn to other major currencies. Australian Dollar suffer deep selling after job data,...
Australian Dollar is in free fall in Asian session today as surge in unemployment rate adds to case of April RBA cut. Sentiments are also generally weak as markets disapprove China's tiny rate cut. Instead, investors are concerned with...
Yen is under broad based selling pressure today as sentiments somewhat improved with expectations of more stimulus from China to counter the impact of Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Additionally, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is under increasing political pressure on...
Yen, Swiss Franc and Dollar weaken mildly today as risk markets stabilized. On the other hand, commodity currencies recover generally. But the movements are so far limited. Investors remain vigilant on the development of China's Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, but...
Markets remain in risk-off mode today after Apple's warning that China's Wuhan coronavirus outbreak would hurt sales. Deep deterioration in German economic sentiment also reflect the impact on confidence. Investors will likely remain fragile until there is sign of...
Markets are back in risk off mode in Asia after Apple's warning. While Wuhan coronavirus cases in China might appear to have slowed, investors remain vigilant. More risks lie ahead with German economic sentiment data featured today. For now,...
Markets are generally quite today with US on holiday. PBoC's stimulus measure might have boosted Chinese stocks higher. Reactions from other markets are rather muted. Investors remain generally cautious as this week's February sentiment data will reveal how much...
Asian markets are mixed as another week starts. Nikkei weakens, together with Yen, as data showed the Japan economy suffered worst contraction in six years. Singapore Strait Times is also mildly lower after the government downgrade this year's growth...
While China's Wuhan coronavirus outbreak remained a major focus last week and triggered much volatility. But overall, stocks investors seemed not too bothered, with US indices continuing record runs. Other major markets are mixed only FTSE and Nikkei ended...
Economic data released today are generally ignored by the markets. Dollar is mixed, paying little attention to US retail sales. Euro recovers mildly today on short profit taking ahead of weekend. But it remains the weakest one for the...
Euro remains the weakest one for the week as selloff deepens. It seems that markets believe the coronavirus outbreak in China would hurt Eurozone's economy more, in particular the export led German economy. Optimism of recovery this year is...
Global stock markets tumble today after China reported a strong daily increase of 15152 Wuhan coronavirus cases on February 12. That was a huge difference from 2015 new cases reported for a day ago. However, the mass difference was...
Dollar surges to highest level against Euro as helped by rebound in US treasury yields overnight, as well as extended record runs in stocks. Nevertheless, sentiments in Asian turn back into risk-off mode, Yen and Swiss Franc are outshining...
Risk appetite stays strong in the global markets, with European indices registering solid gains. US futures also point higher open for extending recent record runs. Yen is under some selling pressure today, together with Dollar and Euro. On the...
New Zealand Dollar surges broadly today after RBNZ's hawkish hold. Other commodity currencies follow as risk appetite returns to the markets, on hope that China's coronavirus outbreak would peak soon. US stock indices also hit new records after Fed...
Yen and Swiss are trading generally softer today as risk markets pick up some momentum again. On the other hand, Australian Dollar is leading other commodity currencies higher. Dollar is mixed for the moment, awaiting Fed Chair Jerome Powell's...
Market sentiments are generally calm in Asia, which follow US equities higher. Investors were assured by Fed officials that interest rate is going to stay low at current level for a while. Commodity currencies are recovering today, with Aussie...
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