Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 04:36 GMT
For that first time since March 2018, CAD futures recorded NET LENGTH of 6 293 contracts, as suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended July 2. Recent bullish sentiment about the loonie has been...
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended July 2, NET LENGTH for crude oil futures rose +14 007 contracts to 392 810 for the week. Speculative long positions jumped +16 239 contracts and shorts...
Following mild pull back in US equities overnight, Asian markets are mixed. Though, apparent weakness in China and Hong Kong stocks are dragging down Australian Dollar, which is the weakest one for today so far. Sterling is the next...
Euro trades broadly lower today as investor confidence deteriorated further despite slightly easing US-China trade tensions. German 10-year yield also weakens again following weaker investor sentiments, as German lender Deutsche Bank AG started its most aggressive restructuring and layoff....
Asian markets tumble broadly, partly as reactions to Japan's export controls on certain Korean semiconductor materials. Also, the weakness is partly due to adjustment in expectations on Fed's rate cut this month, after Friday's solid US job data. Though,...
BOC is expected to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.75% this week, and for the rest of the year. Data flow since the last meeting has remained resilient, offering the central bank more room to take a wait...
Major global treasury yield tumbled sharply last week on expectations of policy easing by central banks. In particular, ECB Governing Council member Olli Rehn issued panic call for further monetary stimulus "now". German 10-year bund yield hit as low...
Dollar rebound strongly today after much better than expected job data. 10-year yield also jumps sharply and is currently up 0.083 at 2.022, back above 2% level. DOW futures, on the other hand, tumble notably. Analysts reactions regarding to...
Dollar recovers mildly today as US markets will be back from holiday. But understandably, upside momentum is rather weak so far as the crucial non-farm payroll report is awaited. Overall trading is mixed this week, as some technical level...
Trading in the currency markets are relatively subdued today as US is on holiday. Major volatility is seen in the bond markets, as German 10-year yield hits another record low. Expectations on ECB easing continues to intensify, with an...
The forex markets are generally steady in Asian session today. Trading is rather subdued with US markets on holiday. But volatility will definitely come back with job data tomorrow. For the week, Canadian Dollar is currently the strongest one...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products (ex. SPR) stocks increased +2.47 mmb to 1307.35 mmb in the week ended June 27. Crude oil inventory fell -1.09 mmb to...
Free fall in major treasury yields remain the main focus in the markets today. German 10-year bund yield hit another record low at -0.397 and is now back at -0.378, down -0.013. It closed at -0.324 last week. UK...
Yen surges broadly again today as major global treasury yield resumed recent free fall. US 10-year yield down -0.058 to 1.976 overnight and it's now trading further lower to 1.947. German 10-year bund yield opens lower and is down...
OPEC+ agreed to extend production cuts of -1.2M bpd 9 months to March 31, 2020. The extension came in longer than market expectations of 6 months, when the group meets to renegotiate further extension in December 2019. Another surprise...
Australian Dollar is trading as the strongest one for today in spite of RBA's second consecutive rate cut. Additionally buying is seen after RBA Governor Philip Lowe talked about four positive developments that could help the economy in a...
As widely anticipated, RBA lowered the cash rate for a second consecutive month today. After the -25 bps cut, the policy rate has reached a fresh record low of 1.00%. At the concluding statement, it pledged to adjust the...
Dollar's rally extended overnight, following record close in S&P 500 and mild recovery in treasury yields. The greenback is retreating some gains for now. But with near term resistance against European majors broken, further rebound is now mildly in...
Dollar continues to trade as the strongest one, riding on US-China agreement to put trade war escalation on hold. US stocks also follow global markets sharply higher, with DOW trading up over 1% at initial trading. Canadian Dollar follows...
Dollar and stocks are give a strong boost after Trump-Xi meeting in Japan delivered what the markets expected. For now, the greenback is trading as the strongest ones while traders are revisiting the chance of Fed cut in July....
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