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Tuesday August 23rd, 2022

The US$ is flat, oil prices firm, while equity markets and US yields are mixed amid risk-off sentiment. The US$ consolidates while Euro hits a fresh 20-year low below parity after disappointing Germany & EU PMI data. German & EU business activity contracted for a 2nd month as the cost-of-liv...
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Monday August 22nd, 2022

The US$ firms, oil prices weaken, equity markets are down while US yields are mixed as risk sentiment falls ahead of the Fed symposium. The US$ index holds near 20-year highs as investors remain cautious ahead of the Fed’s annual symposium starting on Thursday & culminating in Fed Chairs Powel...
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Friday August 19th, 2022

The US$ extends gains, oil prices dip, equity markets are down while US yields are up as risk-off sentiment grows. The US$ looks set to end the week on a high note while global equity markets ease after a chorus of Fed officials reiterate their resolve to hike interest rates, increasing expectations...
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Thursday August 18th, 2022

The US$ firms, oil prices rise, while equity markets and US yields are mixed as Fed policy concerns dominate markets. The FOMC minutes signaled a delicate balancing act to fight inflation with interest rate hikes continuing, but highlighted potential for slower rate increases at some point and flagg...
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Wednesday August 17th, 2022

The US$ & oil prices are steady, equity markets are mixed, while US yields firm ahead of the US Fed minutes.  Currency, commodity, and equity markets steadied ahead of an expected hawkish Fed minutes today as investors look for clues on policy makers’ sensitivity weakening economic data. ...
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Tuesday August 16th, 2022

The US$ firms, oil prices weaken, while equity markets and US yields are up as recession fears return. Monday saw a sharp drop in NY state manufacturing, its 2nd worst print in 20 years, continued weakness in US homebuilder sentiment and today saw a weaker than expected German (ZEW) investor sentime...
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Monday August 15th, 2022

The US$ stronger, oil prices tumble, equity markets are up, while US yields are mixed after disappointing China data. The US$ strengthened, commodity prices ease and equity market post tepid gains after China’s economy unexpectedly slowed in July. In a surprise response to China’s disappointing ...
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