Archive for: January, 2021

Weekly Market Update

Post date: 25/01/2021 11:59 In a continuation of recent trends, risk assets worldwide mostly rose and the dollar mostly fell last week. The catalyst this time appeared to be the senate confirmation hearings for Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary. In them, she made the case for a much more aggressive fiscal spending in the US,…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 18/01/2021 12:49 Markets continue to ignore steadfastly the turmoil in Washington. Neither the chaos following the assault on the US Capitol nor the sale of an enormous amount of US bonds to finance the massive federal deficit caused more than a ripple in risk markets, and the US dollar in fact took advantage…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 11/01/2021 12:19 The extraordinary events at the US Capitol last week failed to impress financial markets. US stocks powered through to fresh highs, rates continued to rise, as did commodities, and the US dollar actually found its footing after weeks of losses. Investors obviously took the view that the US Congress was never…

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