Wed, Jan 16, 2019 @ 03:46 GMT
Riding on the strong rally in the US on Friday, Asian opened the week generally higher. While major Asian indices maintain gains, there is no follow through buying seen. There seems to be enough risks to keep investors' hands...
We are not convinced that the "flash crash" of USDJPY last Thursday was driven by Apple.Inc's lowering of guidance, especially on China. The rally in Japanese yen during the time did not just appear in USDJPY, but also other...
There were big roller coaster rides in the financial markets last week. Apple's sales outlook downgrade heightened the concerns over serious slowdown in the Chinese economy. There was the "Currency Flash Crash" which sent through all key technical resistance...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks gained +14.62 mmb to 1242.16 mmb in the week ended December 28. Crude oil inventory rose +0.01 mmb to 441.42 mmb...
Global stock markets are staging a strong rebound today as China announced to cut bank reserve requirement to help the private sector and small companies. There is also a sense of optimism as China and US finally confirmed that...
Despite the deep selloff in US stocks overnight, Asian markets are rather calm. Sentiments are somewhat lifted as China pledged to provide more stimulus, in particular to private and small companies. At the time of writing, Yen is trading...
Dollar received no support from better than expected ADP employment data. Instead, it's weighed down by dovish comments from a Fed official. The greenback is trading as the second weakest for today in early US session. It's just slightly...
Yen is trading as the strongest one for today after what many described as "currency crash". Key levels in many Yen crosses were breached. or even broken. In particular, USD/JPY just hold on to 2017 low at 104.62 after...
Yen remains the strongest one for today as the risk aversion dominates the global markets. Major European indices do pare back much of earlier losses. But it's unsure whether the recovery could sustain. Persistent decline in German 10 year...
The latest PMI data added further evidence that China’s economy is in bad shape. Trade war with the US has not only weakened trade, but also domestic demand. The job market has also deteriorated, suggesting further stimulus is needed...
Yen surges broadly while Australian Dollar is pressured as Asian markets start the new year with deep selloff. Hong Kong HSI is quickly down over -2.3% in initial trading. China Shanghai SSE is down -1.0% and Singapore Strait Times...
Canadian dollar weakened against US dollar in 2018, first time in three years. Loonie declined over -7% against the greenback last year, with much of the selloff took place in the third quarter. Key factors driving CAD’s movement are...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks dropped -2.05 mmb to 1227.54 mmb in the week ended December 21. Crude oil inventory slipped -0.05 mmb (consensus: -2.87 mmb)...
Just ahead of the weekend, Swiss Franc shows broad based power today as it surges across the board. Yen is trading as the second strongest one, but with much weaker momentum. For now, we're unsure of the exact reason...
Despite initial setback, US equities extended the post-Christmas historic rebound overnight. DOW ended up 1.14% to 23138.82. S&P 500 rose 0.86% and NASDAQ added 0.38%. But the improvement in sentiments isn't carried over to Asian session. Nikkei is currently...
The consensus forecast that USD’s rally, which began in February this year, is coming to an end hinges on the theses of overvaluation and stretched FX market longs, the slowdown in US economic growth and the end of current...
While the US markets staged an historic comeback yesterday, sentiments didn't stay long. After Asian markets turned mixed, European markets are now trading broadly lower. DOW's over 1000pts rebound yesterday was impressive. But futures suggest that it's going to...
US equities staged a impressive rebound overnight and that's actually the strongest since 2009. DOW closed up 4.98% or 1086.25 pts at 22878.45. S&P 500 rose 4.96% to 2467.70. NASDAQ jumped even more by 5.84% to 6554.36. Reactions in...
Ongoing trade war with the US is accelerating the slowdown in growth in China. As such, the monetary policy adopted by PBOC would continue to be accommodative. Echoing the rhetoric of the annual Central Economic Work Conference, PBOC affirmed...
The forex markets are generally rather quite today as most major countries remained on holiday. After another day of free fall on Monday, US stocks futures point to higher open. DOW could recover by triple-digit but the sustainability of...
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