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US Advanced GDP Reading Underpins US Dollar

Today’s trading webinar began with most dollar-denominated assets lower for the day, but within a mode of brief consolidation & correction ahead of this morning’s US Advanced Q2 GDP data. For a good portion of the trading day, the greenback was the preferred currency to buy, and continued to show strength as a result of […]

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Kiwi Took The Spotlight On RBNZ Forward Guidance

Today’s trading session continues to exhibit the same “risk-off” mood from earlier sessions, with global financial markets trading under slight pressure, on the back of a sustained bounce in global bond markets, as well as modifications in central bank’s monetary policy positions.. During the later half of today’s Asian Trading Session, we witnessed the antipodean […]

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Dismal US Employment Figures Weigh On Risk Assets

During today’s webinar, we analyzed the market’s response to the US Labor Market Data and the technical unsturdiness these major economic indicators project on financial market valuations and central bank monetary policy.   Prior to today’s webinar, financial markets were in a mode of recovery, despite the pending risks from February’s Labor Market data, or […]

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Dollar-Denominated Pairs Remain Strong On Trade Optimism

With the absence of major, first-tier economic data, today’s market sentiment has been driven by Twitter feeds & International News headlines.   Positive updates regarding the US China trade negotiations boosted investor sentiment for the first trading day of the week, with risk-oriented assets trading higher through Asia & Europe on increased appetite for yield. […]

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Westpac Surprised Aussie Bulls After Employment Report

Observers watch Aussie fall lower.

During today’s Asian Session, we continued to see the effects that lower-than-normal liquidity can have on the mobility & sustainability of various asset classes. Whenever there is global economic uncertainty, investors become aware of the “riskiness” or risk sensitivity of certain financial instruments as  nervousness over the lack of market clarity & definition of prevalent […]

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January Consumer Prices Lift US Treasury Yields & Dollar

Data released by the United States Labor Department reported that US Consumer Prices in the month of January, came in flat for a third consecutive month, leading to the smallest yearly increase in inflation in nearly 1 1/2 years. Reports showed that the headline US CPI reading remained unchanged at 0.0% on a month-to-month basis, […]

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US Dollar Slips Lower Into This Week’s Close

Financial Markets are moving into this week’s close, with risk oriented assets firming, and the US Dollar coming under broad selling pressure, due to a combination of technical & fundamental factors. From a technical perspective, the US dollar appeared slightly overbought & at the point of exhaustion, which supported pending softness as a market correction. […]

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Federal Reserve Induces US Dollar Demand at November Policy Announcement

Once again, The Federal Reserve conducted their two-day policy meeting, which many analysts expected to be more of a formality than it was an incendiary moment for the US economy. With no surprise, the FOMC kept their monetary policy on hold, and left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at a target range of 2.00% – […]

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Safe Haven Flows Motivate Global Financial Markets

Safe haven flows into US Treasuries, and the Japanese Yen (JPY) continue to motivate financial markets for a consecutive trading session, leaving high-yielding assets sighing for demand throughout the New York Trading Session. Earlier in today’s Asian Session, we witnessed a bout of market relief after Asian indices exhibited early signs of risk appetite. Asian […]

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Emerging Market Crisis Has Rebounded

An interesting combination of market data, geo-political developments, and Emerging Market imbalances have created a precarious trading environment where risk sentiment and dollar-bias is controlling much of the currency flow in the Forex Market. Prior to today’s trading session, the market’s appearance was in favor of safe haven flows, which primarily benefited the greenback (USD) […]

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