Tag: Bank of England (BoE)

More yielding to yields next week ?

More Yielding to yields next week? What a barn burner of a week!! Fixed income took centre stage, but the lingering odour from risk aversion and choppy intraday moves will continue to challenge traders at every twist and turn. With US yields remaining at multi-year highs and breakneck price action triggering a massive uptick in […]

NFP – what to expect

Friday October 5: Five things the market is talking about The granddaddy of economic indicators – U.S non-farm payrolls (NFP) for September – will be released later this morning (8:30 am EDT) along with the Canadian jobs report. Today’s U.S number is ‘big,’ especially with this week’s aggressive backing up of the U.S yield curve. […]

No stopping the US dollar runaway train at the moment

No stopping the US dollar runaway train at the moment US Markets  The US dollar is on a rampage as awe-inspiring beat on both the ADP and ISM services index combined with very supportive  Fed speak sent the US dollar soaring. Just another risk on the day for US market’s despite US bond yields surging. But […]

Italy: risk on, risk off?

Wednesday October 3: Five things the markets are talking about European markets have so far shrugged off losses in Asia to post gains this morning amid hopes that Italy’s budget deficit could be lowered, but concerns about the country’s debt and budget plans remain. The EUR (€1.1573) has rallied from yesterday’s six-week lows on hopes […]

Asia Wrap : decidedly risk off

Oil After registering a four year high on the back of a slow down in U.S. drilling that compounded supply losses from Iran and Venezuela. Oil prices consolidated gains throughout most the Asia session, but with the USD looking poised to move through Asia currencies like a wrecking ball, oil prices have come off the […]

Risk sentiment is shifting and headline-driven

Tuesday Oct 2: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are in a sombre mood as a number of reasons for caution come to the fore. Brexit rhetoric and the Italian government’s fiscal plans top the agenda, followed closely by trade deals and tariffs and political drama in Washington. Amid the risk-off mood […]

OANDA Trading Asia market update : HSI,OIL ,XAU,JPY,EUR,CAD,GBP

Hong Kong HSI is trading with a negative bias playing catch up from yesterday holiday in reaction to the weaker China PMI data. But at least for today, it’s more than apparent HK investors are in no mood to join the revamped NAFTA festivities. Oil Oil markets are holding onto the astonishing overnight gains ahead […]

New Nafta supports loonie

Monday October 1: Five things the markets are talking about Canada’s loonie, the Mexican peso, along with North American stock futures have gained overnight after the U.S and Canada confirmed a deal to save the ‘old’ Nafta, now named USMCA – United States, Mexico, Canada agreement. In Asia, trading volumes were below normal overnight, with […]