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Tuesday November 8th, 2022

The US$ firms, oil prices slip, while equity markets & US yields are mixed as focus turns to Midterms & US CPI. The US$ rebounds after a two-day slide as risk sentiment stalls as investors await the midterm election results. The election results will determine which party controls Congress a...
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Monday November 7th, 2022

The US$ weakens, oil prices are flat, equity markets rally, while US yields are mixed as investors await US election & inflation report. The US$ eases as investors looked ahead to a week filled with the Congressional midterm elections, more Fed speech, as well as the latest US consumer inflation...
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Friday November 4th, 2022

The US$ weakens, oil prices rise, equity markets are up, while US yields are mixed on China reopening rally. Currency, commodities, and equities gained amid signs that the Chinese authorities are trying harder to ease the impact of its covid-zero policy and by news that US audit officials were ahead...
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Thursday November 3rd, 2022

The US$ rallies, oil prices weaken, equity markets are down, while US yields rise after Fed warning. Currency & equity markets retreated as risk-off sentiment returned after the Jerome Powell said the Fed would raise interest rates more than previously expected, declaring that “ongoing increas...
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Wednesday November 2nd, 2022

The US$ & oil prices ease, equity markets are mixed while US yields ease ahead of the Fed rate decision today. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by 75bps today but also signal it could begin to slow down the size of its rate hikes going forward. Fed chair Powell is expected...
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Tuesday November 1st, 2022

The US$ weakens, oil prices strengthen, equity markets rally, while US yields ease as risk-on sentiment returns. Risk sentiment improves as investors await the expected Fed 75bps hike tomorrow, as strategists believe aggressive hiking is near nearing an end. The Fed is expected to taper future hikes...
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Monday October 31st, 2022

The US$ strengthens, oil prices weakens, equity markets are mixed, while US yields rise ahead of a busy week of earnings and key central bank rate decisions. Major currencies declined in early trading as markets anticipate another 75bps rate hike by the Federal Reserve this week. US 10-year yields r...
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Friday October 28th, 2022

The US$ stronger, oil prices weaker, equity markets are down, while US yields rise as market sentiment sours. The US dollar & yields strengthen, commodities ease and equity markets weaken as disappointing results from US tech giants soured risk-on sentiment. Focus shifts to the Federal Reserve r...
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Thursday October 27th, 2022

The US$ firms, oil prices steady, equity markets are mixed, while US yields rise as markets await the ECB. The ECB is set to raise interest rates by 75bps today, to the highest levels in more than a decade. The pace of the ECB rate increases is expected to slow to 50bps in December mirroring [&helli...
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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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