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Hawkish Fed speak revives the Buck

Next 24 hours: Choppy directionless trade

Today’s report: Hawkish Fed speak revives the Buck

The US Dollar made a strong comeback in Tuesday trade, this mostly driven by a wave of hawkish Fed speak from the likes of Mester, Evans, and Daly. We didn’t see much from US equities, though what we did see was risk off in nature, with stocks closing lower on the day.   read report

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Where we’re at into August

Next 24 hours: USD slide extends into August

Today’s report: Where we're at into August

As we head into the new week, we’re looking at a stronger trend of US Dollar outflows and higher US equities. All of this has been driven by a dovish repricing of Fed expectations in the aftermath of last week’s Fed decision and negative US GDP print.   read report

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Another welcome wave of bad news

Today’s report: Another welcome wave of bad news

Investors are certainly getting what they want over the past couple of sessions. The Fed steered clear of a 100-basis point rate hike while communicating some messages that were perceived to be less hawkish leaning, and this was then followed up with a discouraging negative GDP print, putting the US economy into technical recession.   read report

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