Archive for: January, 2020

Weekly Market Update

Post date: 27/01/2020 09:32 The spread of the Coronavirus infection in China and abroad impacted financial marketing sentiment late last week, leading to sell offs in equity markets and rallies in traditional safe havens like G10 government bonds. In currency markets, the effect was felt in emerging markets which sold off against the US dollar,…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 20/01/2020 08:39 All G10 currencies ended last week almost exactly where they started it. The sole exception was the Japanese Yen, which suffered as increasing risk appetite drove traders out of safe havens. Equities and credit markets worldwide continued to rally in celebration of the signing of Phase 1 of the US-China trade…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 13/01/2020 11:00 2020 is starting on a positive note in financial markets. News that the US-Iran conflict remains contained for now, prospects for a Us-China trade deal, and good news from the world’s major economies pushed stock markets worldwide to record highs. The dollar put in a mixed performance, up sharply against risk…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 06/01/2020 08:35 An unusually volatile holiday left the dollar mostly lower against world currencies. The news of the killing of the highest-ranking military figure in Iran by a US drone strike focus traders attention in the absence of any macroeconomic or policy news of note. The initial market reaction was, curiously enough, to…

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