Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 18:19 GMT
Market sentiments generally stabilized today after initial selloff in Asia. While major European indices are still in red, losses are so far very limited. German 10-year bund yield even managed to turn positive briefly. Better than expected German Ifo...
Risk aversion dominates in the Asian markets today as recession fears spread. But the currency markets are steady though. Major pairs and crosses are bounded inside Friday's range at the time of writing, with mild weakest in Sterling and...
After the much more dovish than expected Fed economic projections and shockingly poor Eurozone manufacturing data, it looks like major world economies are at the brink recessions. German 10-year bund yield turned negative for the first time since 2016,...
Fears of global recession intensify after shockingly poor German manufacturing data. Major European indices are all trading in red while DOW is down more than 100 pts at initial trading. More importantly, German 10-year bund yield turns negative for...
After some roller coaster rides, Sterling is trading broadly higher for today after EU approved a short Brexit extension for UK. But overall, the Pound remains the weakest one for the week. Delaying the "cliff edge" by two weeks...
Dollar is trying to recover some of the steep losses triggered by much more dovish than expected FOMC economic projections. The greenback is now trading mixed for the day, and it's indeed up against Sterling and Canadian for the...
Dollar tumbled sharply overnight as FOMC economic projected turned out to be much more dovish than expected. Selling continues today, in particular against the Japanese Yen, which is lifted broadly on after the sharp decline in US treasury yields,...
Sterling suffers another round of selloff today as the markets clearly disapprove of UK Prime Minister Theresa May's next step on Brexit. In short, she's just seeking a short delay until June 30. But any date beyond May 23,...
Dollar trade generally higher today as markets await FOMC rate decision. But gain is very limited as traders are guarding against unexpected dovishness in Fed. In particular, such dovishness could be embedded in the new economic projections. Meanwhile, Swiss...
The forex markets are having no clear direction for the moment. In particular, positive data from Europe were generally ignored by currencies even though yields and stocks are lifted. At the same time, there is no clarity regarding Brexit...
The financial markets are generally quiet in Asian session today, with stock indices stuck in tight range. Sterling turned mixed after knee-jerk reactions to new Brexit chaos overnight. The Pound is probably as clueless the UK government on what's...
Sterling is trading as the weakest one for today so far after suffering some selling in European session. No support is seen for the Pound even though high profile Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg indicated that he might support Prime Minister...
Strong rally in Chinese stocks is lifting Asian markets broadly higher today. Chinese president Xi Jinping is set to visit Italy, France and Monaco from March 21 to 26 this week. While there's no detail on the visits yet,...
Sterling ended last week as the strongest one as no-deal Brexit is now politically ruled out. But it should be noted that the path forward remains unclear, as least for a few more days. Thus, the upside breakout of...
The forex markets turned mixed ahead of weekend as there is a lack of theme driving the moves. Swiss France turned weakest global stock markets jump mildly. Canadian Dollar is the second weakest as WTI crude oil retreats sharply...
Risk appetite is having a mild comeback in Asia today and commodity currencies are taking advantage of that. Meanwhile, Yen, Dollar and Sterling are also soft. The greenback shrugs off strong rebound in treasury yields overnight. Yen is weighed...
Sterling turns mixed as markets await yet another vote about Brexit in the Commons today. MPs is now given a chance to vote for delaying Brexit beyond March 29. The question is whether it would be a short delay...
Sterling spiked higher overnight after UK Commons voted to reject no-deal Brexit. But there was no follow through buying as the Pound settles back into familiar range quickly. It's indeed the weakest one for today so far, paring some...
The financial markets are pretty directionless and traders await vote on no-deal Brexit in the UK parliament. Sterling remains the strongest one for now on recovery. But upside is limited below near term resistance against other major currencies. That...
After much volatility in the past 24 hours, Sterling is staying in familiar range against Dollar, Euro and Yen. UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was voted down by the Commons. That puts Brexit back into the original...
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