Archive for: December, 2018

Weekly Market Update

Post date: 17/12/2018 09:00 Yet another weak print from the PMI leading indicators of economic activity slammed the Euro and dragged down all the other European currencies, which lost anywhere from 0.8% to 1.5% for the week. Sterling performed particularly poorly, as the European Union rebuffed Prime Minister May’s attempt to get additional concessions in…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 10/12/2018 09:00 The dawning realisation that Federal Reserve hikes in 2019 are not guaranteed send US interest rates lower again, and they in turn dragged the dollar lower. The Euro largely ignored the French protest against Macron, while Sterling remains wobbly as May’s deal looks certain to be rejected by Parliament. Beyond the…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 03/12/2018 08:00 The clearest indication yet that the Federal Reserve is considering a pause in its rate hiking cycle brought down interest rates across the curve in the US. However, the dollar took this development remarkably well, even as risk assets worldwide celebrated the news with rallies in equity and credit markets. A…

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