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Flight-To-Quality Fuels Market Behavior – March 23, 2021

Financial markets are preferring the safe haven play on Tuesday, as caution & concern widens over discouraging lockdown headlines from Germany, coordinated sanctions against China, and also the Fed Chair Powell’s & Treasury Secretary Yellen’s 2-day testimony before Congress.  During today’s market activity, risk-oriented assets, like global stock indices and emerging market currencies, are trading […]

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Stocks Gap Lower in Risk Aversion at US Market Open

There is a handover of risk averse sentiment in US equity markets, as stocks gap lower at today’s open. At the time of this writing Nasdaq is leading the charge lower at a drop of -1.29%, as technology companies, which are mostly growth stocks, suffer from higher Treasury yields. This is the 4th consecutive negative […]

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Financial Markets Are Bewildered By US-China Trade Headlines

Market-wide confusion and bewilderment over the lengthy US-China trade debates have caused capital markets to cover their gains early for the last trading session of the week, and take profit early ahead of the weekend. Contradicting trade headlines regarding the roll-back of tariffs on Chinese goods are shaking global financial instruments into a state of […]

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Risk Assets Remain Bouyant Into Week’s Close

Financial markets are closing this week in a festive and buoyant manner as two of the most pressing geo-political issues that have weighed on assets over the past two years appear to be closer to a hopeful outcome and settlement.   For today’s trading session, we saw a positive handover of yesterday’s risk sentiment, and […]

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Uneasy Capital Markets For This Week’s Open

Global Capital Markets were unsettled during the early part of the trading session and ahead of the US Opening Bell, as investors remained reluctant to place any aggressive bets on risk assets, while ongoing concerns over Brexit and the US-China Trade War remain front & center for this week of trading.   Many analysts are […]

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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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