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Oil Whipsawing Around As OPEC Remains Indecisive
2 years ago

Spot WTI has been very volatile today, as OPEC delegates fail to make up their minds on the size of the increase in output. Iran seems to be causing problems, and sources have reported that the Iranian delegate commented that...
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Market Recap - Coppers Spectacular Demise Continues
2 years ago

Good morning everyone, what a day we had in the market's yesterday! Markets in the US closed mixed yesterday as the tech-heavy Nasdaq steamed ahead, closing at 0.72% higher, whilst the Dow underperformed and finished d...
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Market Recap - A Small Turnaround In Equities & Commodities Overnight
2 years ago

US bourses closed in the red last night, with the worst performer the dow, trading lower by 1.15%. No such problem in Asia as traders turned positive, the Nikkei and ASX both traded over 1% higher. The Shanghai Comp. gai...
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Copper Falling Of A Cliff...
2 years ago

With Donald Trump considering additional trade tariffs the likes of copper, oil, and gold are falling hard. Copper is having a knock-on effect on AUD and also commodities related stocks (Glencore -2%). Markets in China pointe...
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Market Recap - Trump Throws His Toys Out The Pram, Again
2 years ago

Stocks traded in a subdued manner over in Wall St., as the Nasdaq traded flat and the S&P (-0.21%) and Dow (-0.41%) both closed in the red. In the Asia Pac area, there was a sea of red as the U.S President escalated the t...
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The OPEC Saga Continues
2 years ago

It's that time...OPEC and Non-OPEC officials are set to meet in Vienna again! This time we are looking to find out how the cartel is expecting to exit (taper) the output cut agreement. It is said that there may be a ...
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Market Recap - Shares In Asia Fall, As Trade War Intensifies
2 years ago

Overnight the Nikkei 225 and Shanghai Comp. both fell 0.73%, as the US president kept his conviction regarding the tariffs on Chinese goods. Late in the session on Friday, President Trump announced a 25% tariff on $50bln...
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Market Recap - BHP Targets $2.9 Billion Australian Iron Ore Project
2 years ago

US markets were mostly positive, except the Dow which closed lower by 0.10%. In the Asia Pac area, shares traded mixed despite the possibility that President Trump may Tax $50bln worth of Chinese goods. The ASX traded hi...
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Silver & Gold Have Curiously Risen As The USD Appreciated Today
2 years ago

Silver and gold have curiously risen as the USD appreciated today, the US 10 YR yield is down and the Nasdaq index pushed higher.  It seems all correlations are broken and the only ones that make any ...
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Copper Is Continuing To Retrace From Higher Levels
2 years ago

Copper is continuing to retrace from higher levels as the stronger USD and progressing talks at the world's biggest copper mine, Escondida, continues. The industrial metal has now broken the support at $3.22/lb, the stron...
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Market Recap - Gold Finally Gets A Break
2 years ago

As the markets digested the FOMC rate decision, and comments, stocks fell in the U.S. In the Asia Pac area it was much of the same. The Nikkei was affected the worst falling nearly 1%, the Australian ASX fell 0.11% and t...
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USD/JPY Struggles To Push Higher
2 years ago

USD/JPY has duly struggled ahead of 111.00, as we suspected it would.  A material push higher will require long end rates to rise a little more than they have, and today's FOMC has lifted the short end with 4 hikes n...
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