Fri, Jul 03, 2020 @ 16:41 GMT
Just like many governments and central bankers, the markets were torn between the optimism over re-opening of the economic, and the imminent risk of coronavirus second wave. This is reflected in the general strength in Yen, Dollar and Swiss...
Sterling remains the weakest one among the major currencies as selloff continues. Though, Dollar and Yen are catching up today while markets turned back into risk-on mode. Commodity currencies are generally firmer as led by Aussie. Even Canadian Dollar...
The financial markets are generally treading water in Asian session today, with very limited movements. Yen, Swiss Franc and Dollar are the strongest ones for the weak so far. But there is not much committed buying seen yet. On...
Sterling drops notably today after BoE announced to expand the asset purchase program as widely expected. Australian Dollar is currently following as second weakest, then New Zealand Dollar. Markets are in slight risk-off mode today, as European indices are...
The forex markets continue to be lacking a clear direction for now. New Zealand and Australian Dollar are mildly softer today, following weaker than expected data. But losses are so far limited. Yen, Euro and Dollar strengthen mildly but...
Swiss Franc surges broadly today and it's currently the strongest one. There is no clear sign of risk aversion in other markets, with major European indices in black, while DOW futures is slightly higher. Yen is also generally soft...
The forex markets are generally in range trading today, with mild weakness seen in Sterling after CPI release. Markets are staying in mild risk-on mode, with Australian Dollar and Canadian Dollar firmer. However, there is no one-sided risk trading...
Dollar turns mixed in early US session as selloff turns to Euro today. New Zealand Dollar is the second weakest as the country's coronavirus -free days ended. Yen, Dollar and Swiss Fran are not performing well, though, as markets...
Sentiments took another U-turn as Fed did the trick again, with expansion of its asset purchases. Asia markets surge broadly, following the strong rebound in US overnight. Dollar, Yen and Swiss Franc are back under pressure. But New Zealand...
Risk aversion remain a major theme today on concern over coronavirus second wave. DOW futures point to sharply lower open and the index could lose 25k handle. NASDAQ might also have another take on 9500 too. In the currency...
Asian markets open the week mildly lower on concerns of another coronavirus outbreak in Beijing. Meanwhile, disappointing economic data from China also weigh on sentiments. Yen, Swiss Franc and Dollar are trading generally higher. Aussie is leading commodity currencies...
The second wave of coronavirus pandemic had finally become a main theme in the markets last week. Or, investors could have just waited for Fed to confirm its done with more easing for moment, and started profit taking. Either...
Risk markets recover mildly today after yesterday's sharp decline. DOW future is currently up over 500 pts ahead of open, but well short of yesterday's -1800pts decline. Yen and Swiss Franc turn softer today, followed by Dollar, while commodity...
Risk aversion carries on in Asian session today, after the massive selloff in the US overnight. But selling has some what eased ahead of the weekend. In the currency markets, Yen and Swiss Franc remain the strongest ones for...
The financial markets are suddenly in deep risk aversion today, particular on fear of a second wave of coronavirus pandemic. A John Hopkins Center senior scholar has already warned that "there is a new wave coming in" parts of...
Yen, Swiss Franc and Dollar strengthen generally today as risk appetite is having a setback after dovish FOMC announcement overnight. While NASDAQ continued to defy gravity and extended the record run, DOW and S&P 500 closed mildly lower. Asian...
Stock markets are generally mixed today as NASDAQ seems unstoppable. But other indices, in Asia, Europe and even US look sluggish. OECD noted the equal probability of having a second wave of coronavirus spread or not. But that's largely...
Dollar is back under pressure against and focus turns to FOMC meeting. NASDAQ managed to break 10k level for the first time, and closed up 0.29% at 9953. But DOW and S&P 500 ended lower. Mixed trading in stocks...
Yen and Swiss Franc rise broadly today as global stock markets look set for a pull back after recent strong run. Major European indices are trading generally in red while US futures point to a lower open. On the...
Yen surges broadly this week and remains generally firm in Asian session. Pull back in treasury yield is seen as a factor driving the Yen higher. Yet, the lack of selling in Yen despite strong risk appetite, with NASDAQ...
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