Archive for: November, 2019

Weekly Market Update

Post date: 25/11/2019 12:49 G10 currencies stayed within unusually tight ranges last week. All of them ended within 0.5% or less than where they started, and the weekly ranges were very small as well. There were no significant news from the trade conflict, Brexit or major central bank policy, which helps explain the quiet market.…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 18/11/2019 08:34 The theme for the week in G10 currencies was the pullback in the US dollar on negative noises about the trade war and modestly better economic news out of the Eurozone. However, the star of the week was the New Zealand dollar, as the RBNZ broke ranks with other central banks…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 11/11/2019 09:45 Better than expected economic news and positive signs from the US-China trade conflict were the catalyst for another week of rising asset prices and risk-seeking investment flows. The flight from safe havens meant sharply higher Treasury yields and, this week, a stronger US dollar against every other G10 currency. The EM scorecard…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 04/11/2019 16:02 The Federal Reserve’s ‘hawkish cut’ last week did little to help the US dollar. Economic data worldwide is showing a modestly better tone, especially relative to the depressed expectations of a few weeks ago. For now, the net effect in currency markets has been to reverse safe-haven flows into the dollar,…

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