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Market Recap - The Situation In Turkey Sends Equities Tumbling Falling As Investors Fear Contagion
5 months ago

The start of the trading week has all been about the issues in Turkey, all of the major bourses in the Asia Pac area are lower this morning. The ASX trades lower by 0.42%, Nikkei -1.86% and the Shanghai Comp. -0.52%. Mos...
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Market Recap - Relentless USD Pressure Affects Commodities Once Again
5 months ago

Before we go into yesterday's trading recap, I hope you all managed to secure a few PIPs this morning since most major FX pairs are on fire! It was a mixed close on Wall St. last night with the S&P and Dow closing ...
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Market Recap - China Slaps Another $16bln Worth Of Tariffs On The US
5 months ago

Markets traded flat on Wall St. yesterday and in the Asia Pacific area trade was mixed. The Nikkei 225 was the only one in the red down -0.12%, the ASX traded higher by half a per cent and the Shanghai Comp. closed 1.81%...
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Market Recap - Equities Mixed In Asia And Trump Promises 5% Growth
5 months ago

Significant movement on various FX pairs yesterday, but how did the commodities and indices perform? Earnings in the States are carrying US bourses higher, yesterday all three indices rose with the Dow Jones...
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Market Recap - Commodities Breath A Sigh Of Relief As The USD Backs Off
5 months ago

What a way to start your week! All three major US bourses traded in the green yesterday with the Nasdaq outperforming up 0.65%. In the Asia Pacific area, it was pretty much the same apart from the ASX which fell 0.30%. In ...
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Market Recap - Trump Claims To Be Winning Trade War
5 months ago

Once again it was a mixed session in the Asia Pac area as trade wars dominate the markets. The Nikkei closed flat, while the ASX rose 0.62% and the Shanghai Comp. lost 1.33% of its value. The trade disputes do not seem t...
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Market Recap - Markets Tentative Ahead Of Non Farm Payroll
5 months ago

US markets closed mixed yesterday as the Dow traded lower by 0.03% while the S&P (0.49%) and Nasdaq (1.24%) moved higher. In the Asia Pac region, markets were very tentative ahead of today's non-farm payrolls. Elsewhe...
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Mixed Picture In Commodities As Oil Rallies
5 months ago

Commodities traders are scratching their heads this afternoon as correlations lose all meaning.  Gold has taken another hit today and is edging to the previous wave lows on the daily charts ($1211.65/oz) as safe-...
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GBP Levels Into The BoE - And After!
5 months ago

Today's big event is the BoE announcement. What traders will be looking out for is not only whether the MPC will pull the trigger and hike rates, but also what the vote split will be.  Anything which suggests 2 ...
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Market Recap - Shares Slide Again & FOMC Offers Little To Inspire Markets
5 months ago

Shares in the US fell yesterday as the earnings season is proving to be rocky. In the Asia Pac region the sentiment followed through as the Nikkei 225 (-1.07%) and Shanghai Comp. (-2.06%) fell heavily. This is said to be...
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Market Recap - Equities Struggle As Trump Threatens More Tariffs
5 months ago

After a few negative days, the major US bourses closed positive yesterday, all trading higher around half a percent. In the Asia Pac area, the Nikkei 225 (0.83%) was the only index in the black after more talk of tariffs last...
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Minimal Response To EU Growth Of 0.3% Over Q2
5 months ago

Eurozone growth over Q2 came in at a meagre 0.3%, which when compared to 4.1% in the US looks pretty anemic.  Inflation is creeping higher though, and with the core rate a little better than the 1.0% expected, this ...
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