Archive for: October, 2020

Weekly Market Update

Post date: 26/10/2020 12:17 Major currencies traded in very tight ranges last week, with every G10 currency ending the week within 1% of where it had begun. Most major markets beyond FX also experienced little changed. The main exception where government bond markets, as yields trended higher last week amid general steepening of rate curves.…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 19/10/2020 13:22 Equities worldwide sold-off alongside credit, while investors flocked back to the safe, havens, primarily the dollar, the Japanese yen and the swiss franc. These moves were, however, modest in size and did not significantly change the trading patterns of the past few weeks. The euro is back in the middle of…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 13/10/2020 08:16 Renewed hopes of a significant fiscal stimulus package in the US brought about a relief rally in equities and credit worldwide, and most major currencies moved in sympathy, rising against the US dollar. Commodity currencies led the way in hopes of a faster economic recovery, and the laggards were the yen…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 08/10/2020 09:02 Most currencies’ sell-offs in the previous week were reversed in last week’s trading. While risk sentiment was not a clear driver in either direction, the always unpredictable asset-rebalancing moves at the end of third quarter hurt the greenback this time. The news late-Friday that Trump had tested positive for COVID and…

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