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  • Thinner trading conditions expected on Good Friday

    Trading conditions on this Friday will be thinner on account of many market participants being off the desks for the Good Friday holiday. Key standouts on Friday’s calendar come from US core PCE, personal income, personal spending, the goods trade balance, wholesale inventories, and a Fed Powell speech. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to […]

  • The Fed just might be a little less dovish

    As we come into the new week, we’re looking at a market that continues to push for investor friendly monetary policy around the globe. This was clearly evident through last week’s wave of central bank meetings. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to major consolidation GBPUSD Well supported on dips USDJPY Multi-year high in sight […]

  • Reconciling the disconnect between the Dollar and stocks

    As we come into the end of the week, the US Dollar is finding its way back, all while US equities track at record highs. More often than not, a rallying Dollar and soaring equities don’t go hand in hand. And yet, this is what we’ve been seeing. So how can the price action be […]

  • Digesting all of the central bank decisions

    The market is still digesting the more dovish leaning Fed decision in which the central bank stuck to its 3 cut outlook for 2024, while downplaying a recent inflation uptick. The market reaction has not been a surprise. US equities pushed to fresh record highs and the US Dollar sold off. Wrap-Up Call

  • Fed keeps the party going

    The market got what it wanted from the Fed on Wednesday. The dot plot held to 3 rate cuts in 2024 and Chair Powell then went on to downplay the recent inflation uptick. This resulted in fresh record highs in US equities and a surge in currencies against the US Dollar. Audio Update Technical highlights […]

  • Fed decision preview

    Later today, we get the always highly anticipated event risk in the form of the Fed policy decision. And this time around, there is risk things get even more exciting for markets given how much hangs in the balance. Wrap-Up Call

  • Market activity picking up as major event risk nears

    Activity is expected to pick up on Wednesday as we inch closer towards today’s highly anticipated Fed policy decision. As we come into Wednesday a lot of what we’ve been seeing and hearing away from the US has been leaning more dovish, which has resulted in added US Dollar demand. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD […]

  • A clear wave of risk off flow

    A quick scan on this Tuesday into the North American open shows risk off flow across the board. The US Dollar has been bid, while US equity futures point to a lower open. Even crypto assets that have been on fire have come under some pressure. Wrap-Up Call

  • BOJ and RBA decisions trigger Yen and Aussie selling

    Already on Tuesday we’ve had two central bank decisions, both of which inspiring dovish reactions. Looking ahead, key standouts on the calendar for the remainder of the day come from Eurozone and German ZEW reads, Canada inflation, and US housing starts and building permits. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to major consolidation GBPUSD Looking […]

  • Will the Fed make adjustments this week?

    We haven’t seen any major movement in markets as the new week gets going. But a lot of what we are seeing is positioning ahead of Wednesday’s highly anticipated Fed decision. Recent US economic data suggests the Fed will need to be leaning less accommodative in the decision, which could translate to scaled back rate […]

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