Archive for: April, 2022

Weekly Market Update

Post date: 25/04/2022 12:28 The key 10-year Treasury rate rose another 6 basis points to end the week above 2.90%. The sell-off in US fixed income is now spreading to other markets, with European yields moving higher as the long-awaited (by us, at least) hawkish turn in ECB communications begins to take place. On the…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 19/04/2022 12:52 The key developments in financial markets continue to take place in the US Treasury market. The Fed is squarely focused on bringing inflation back under control and is telegraphing one of the fastest tightening processes in history. US fixed income is selling off across the board, and the key 10-year Treasury…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 11/04/2022 12:52 Fading peace prospects weigh on euro, while surging US rates buoy dollar The euro finished the week at the bottom of the G10 rankings on concerns that the war in Ukraine will not stop any time soon, as well as jitters about the French presidential election. The carnage in the US…

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Weekly Market Update

Post date: 04/04/2022 13:44 The euro, together with the Swedish krona and the Swiss franc led the G10 rankings last week. The sense that the Russian invasion may be entering a less catastrophic stage certainly helped, as did the pullback in oil prices after Biden announced massive sales of oil from the US strategic reserve…

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