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  • Euro outperforms in otherwise quiet trade

    Currencies are mostly softer against the US Dollar on this Tuesday thus far, while US equity futures have been happy to consolidate just off record highs. The only exception on the currency front has been the Euro, with the single currency outperforming. Wrap-Up Call

  • Risk assets worrying about a fresh run of Dollar demand

    At the moment, the market has been talking a lot about China headlines and dovish ECB speak. China’s Evergrande liquidation could weigh more heavily on global sentiment should there be a more intensified spillover from the event. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to major consolidation GBPUSD Well supported on dips USDJPY Uptrend firmly intact […]

  • Euro weakness stands out on dovish ECB speak

    Aside from some Euro weakness on Monday, the US Dollar is pretty much lower across the board, albeit mildly. It seems dovish weekend comments from ECB Villeroy that the central bank could cut rates at any moment this year, have been factoring into the relative weakness in the single currency. Wrap-Up Call

  • Where things stand into Fed week

    We closed out the previous week with another round of solid US economic data. Interestingly enough, the market hasn’t really wanted to react all that much. Currencies have been confined to a state of consolidation for weeks now, while equities just keep climbing higher. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to major consolidation GBPUSD Well […]

  • All eyes on Friday’s US core PCE

    Thursday’s US Q4 GDP beat was offset by a larger than expected decline in the price index component and below forecast durable goods and jobless claims. In the end, the US Dollar comes into Friday relatively flat. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to major consolidation GBPUSD Well supported on dips USDJPY Uptrend firmly intact […]

  • ECB Decision Preview

    The major highlight on Thursday’s calendar is the European Central Bank decision. The event is always accompanied by volatility, though relatively speaking, we’re not too sure we should expect much from today’s event risk. Wrap-Up Call

  • Disconnect between data and Fed pricing

    We’ve just seen another surge in global equities on the back of the China Reserve Requirement Ratio cut and a solid round of PMI data across the map. What’s been helping the surge is also what would now appear to be a more suspicious market pricing of Fed rates. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined […]

  • US equity futures extend record run

    Risk on vibes are very much present heading into the North American session on this Wednesday. US equity futures have extended the record run, while the US Dollar has been sold across the board. The news of the China stimulus package has been a boost for overseas markets and this has carried over into the […]

  • Economic calendar heats up after quiet start to week

    There has been very little to talk about this week with respect to price action in global markets. The top highlight has been the ongoing record high run in US equities as investors continue to price a dovish Fed trajectory in 2024. Audio Update Technical highlights EURUSD Confined to major consolidation GBPUSD Well supported on […]

  • Dollar rebounds ahead of US open

    The US Dollar is regaining momentum as we come into the North American open on this Tuesday. There haven’t been too many headlines influencing direction and it’s mostly been a story of choppy directionless trade. Wrap-Up Call

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