Tue, Feb 18, 2020 @ 13:11 GMT
Dollar retreats mildly in Asian session today but remains the strongest one for the week. US 10 year yield finally took out 3% level overnight with some conviction. TNX hit as high as 3.035 before closing at 3.024, up...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks gained +1.39 mmb to 1182.36 mmb in the week ended April 20. Crude oil inventory added +2.17 mmb to 429.74 mmb,...
Dollar jumps again today as 10 year yield is having another attempt at 3% handle today. The greenback is trading above yesterday's high against all major currencies except Sterling. And for now, Yen is actually not the weakest one....
EURCHF remains in consolidation after briefly breaching 1.2 last Friday. We see policy divergence, US sanctions against Russia and the upcoming referendum on SNB’s power are key reasons for the recent weakness in Swiss franc. Despite the symbolic meaning...
Dollar traded mixed overnight as while 10 year yield breached 3% handle, there was no follow through selling in bonds that kept it above that level. On the other hand, the situation was complicated by the selloff in stocks...
The two most astonishing features in the financial market over the past week were soaring US Treasury yields and crude oil prices. After making a fresh 4-year high last Friday, the 10-year yield extended gains and eventually broke above...
Dollar engages in consolidative trading today as markets digest recent sharp gains. Also, as pointed out before, 10 year yield should a sign of hesitation ahead of 3%, and it might take a bit more time to overcome this...
Dollar pares back some gains in Asian session today after yesterday's yield driven rally. 10 year yield hit as high as 2.990 during regular trading hour before closing at 2.973, up 0.022. However, that was below open at 2.975...
Despite expectations that the ECB would only announce adjustments on QE and interest rate in June the earliest, the upcoming meeting is not a non-event. Since the March meeting, Eurozone’s economic data have surprised to the downside. It would...
Dollar's broad based rally extends today with the support of surging US treasury yield. 10 year yield hit as high as 2.99% in premarket, and is flirting with 3% level. Meanwhile, Japanese yen are trading as the weakest one....
The financial markets are pretty quiet as another week starts. Despite positive news regarding Korean peninsula, major Asian indices are trading slightly lower. At the time of writing, Nikkei is down -0.28%, HK HSI is down -0.66%. In the...
Speculators were bullish over the energy complex in the week ended April 17. Net LENGTH for crude oil futures jumped +21 051 contracts from a week ago to 728 131. NET LENGTH of heating oil rose +8 258 contracts to 22...
Dollar ended broadly higher last week as boosted by surge in treasury yields. 10 year yield finally completed its consolidation that started back in February, and rose through 2.943 high to close strongly at 2.951. That came with the...
Dollar's broad based rally continues today and is showing sign of acceleration. In particular, while Euro has been rather resilient, EUR/USD is starting to be dragged down by others as it dips through 1.23. While there is still some...
Dollar surged overnight as boosted by the strong rally in US treasury yield. 10 year yield gained 0.047 to close at 2.914, after hitting as high as 2.934. It's now close to a key resistance, February's high at 2.943....
The major theme in the forex markets isn't too clear today. Sterling dips initially after retail sales missed expectation, but quickly recovered. Canadian dollar also pare back some of the post BoC decline, as lifted by strength in oil...
Commodity currencies are trading broadly higher today as led by Australian Dollar. Strong rebound in the Chinese stock markets is seen as factor helping the Aussie, as SSE is gaining more than 1% at the time of writing. Canadian...
BoC has sent a mixed message in yesterday's statement. Although the next rate adjustment remains a hike, the timing remains data-dependent and hinged on a number of uncertainties, including NAFTA negotiations and geopolitical tensions, something critical to Canada due...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks slumped -10.58 mmb to 1180.97 mmb in the week ended April 13. Crude oil inventory dropped -1.07 mmb to 427.57 mmb,...
Sterling is the biggest loser today after CPI missed market expectations. Most importantly, it's the steep trend of slow down in inflation, from 3% in January to 2.5% in March that raised doubts on a BoE May hike. The...
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