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Friday July 15th, 2022

The US$ dips, oil prices are steady, equity markets are up, while US yields fall amid investor caution. Equity markets gained, US$ holds near 20-year highs, Euro sits near parity, copper tumbles to 20-month lows, while oil prices look poised to end the week below US$100 a barrel for the first time s...
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Thursday July 14th, 2022

The US$ extends its rally, oil prices fall, equity markets are down while US yields rise as risk-off sentiment grows. The US$ index extends its bullish momentum fueled by safe-haven flows and a hawkish Fed with investors looking for a possible 1% interest hike in July. Euro tested US$ parity for the...
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Wednesday July 13th, 2022

The US$ is steady, oil prices firm, while equity markets & US yields are mixed ahead of the US inflation report. Economists project US inflation will hit 8.8% (yoy-June) its highest jump since 1981 setting the stage for a potential 75bps rate hike by the Federal Reserve at its next meeting. The ...
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Tuesday July 12th, 2022

The US$ extends its rally, oil prices fall, while equity markets and US yields are down as risk-on sentiment fades. Equity markets oil prices & metals fall, the US$ hits a fresh 20-year high while Euro tests parity amid the combination of earning concerns, recession fears, high inflation and fea...
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Monday July 11th, 2022

The US$ rallies, oil prices weaken, while equity markets and US yields are down as risk sentiment fades. Currency, commodity & equity markets fell in early trading ahead of Wednesday’s US Inflation report and on concerns about China’s covid resurgence weighing risk appetite. The US$ rall...
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Friday July 8th, 2022

The US$ strengthens, oil prices steady, while equity markets and US yields are down ahead of the US jobs report. US June Nonfarm Payroll report is expected to see the economy added +250k jobs in June, lower than the 390k in May, but still considered a strong number. Equity markets and currency marke...
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Thursday July 7th, 2022

The US$ slips, oil prices firm, equity markets and US yields strengthen as risk sentiment shifts. The Federal Reserve minutes on Wednesday showed the policymakers’ resolve to continue hiking, while the fall in oil prices and a weaker US$ have calmed investors over the pace of tightening needed. Oi...
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Wednesday July 6th, 2022

The US$ steadies, oil prices firm, equity markets are up, and US yields are mixed as recession fears linger. Currency and equity markets remain volatile amid concern over a global economic slowdown. The renewed spike in China’s covid cases and a worsening gas crisis in Europe increases concerns of...
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Tuesday July 5th, 2022

The US$ rallies, oil prices steady, equity markets are down while US yields are mixed as recession risks build. Currency and equity markets fall as concern over the possibility of a recession outweighed optimism over US-China talks aimed at tariff reductions. Euro tumbled over 1% vs US$, while the U...
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Monday July 4th, 2022

The US$ slips, oil prices are steady, equity markets are up, while US yields are mixed as risk sentiment improves. Investors remain cautious trapped between the threat of recession and ongoing inflation worries, but risk mood improves in quiet markets. Currency markets are stable with the US Indepen...
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