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Global FX Insights

Special report: Currencies, stocks and the yellow metal

Today’s report: Stocks extend record run into July 4th festivities

The US equity market heads into the 4th of July holiday in good spirits, extending the record run, with the S&P 500 finally testing that 3,000 barrier. The move continues to be encouraged by the bond market, with the 10-year Treasury yield dipping down to its lowest level since November 2016.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Dollar Playing Defense into July 4th Holiday

Today’s report: Currencies more sensitive to the fundamentals

We come into Wednesday with the US Dollar giving back gains from the weekly open, that had been fueled by optimism around the news of renewed trade US-China trade talks. It seems market participants were more realistic about the impact of this news, conceding it shouldn’t be taken as a sign of the US relenting on soft Dollar policy.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Fading Dollar momentum no help to Pound

Today’s report: Taking a closer look at price action in global markets

The US Dollar has made a nice little comeback in recent sessions, with the rally accelerating on news of the resumed trade talks between the US and China. On the risk sentiment front, investors have been fine to keep playing the never ending game of pushing record highs in US stocks on any positive news. So where to from here?   read report

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Today’s report: Dollar Fights Back Against Major Currencies

The US Dollar kicked off the week under pressure across the board and heads into Friday looking a little better, now up moderately against the major currencies. But the Buck is still looking soft overall and the commodity currencies have extended their run against the Buck, despite the lack of enthusiasm in the major currencies.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Mild Improvement in Risk Appetite

Today’s report: Commodity Currencies Holding Up

The most interesting thing about price action in financial markets this week, if we’re not talking about the massive resurgence in demand for Bitcoin, is the ongoing bid in risk correlated currencies like Aussie, Kiwi and Cad, despite profit taking in equities markets. Here's what's keeping these currencies supported.   read report

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