The oil market’s far reaching implications

            Contents Oil Markets G-10 Currency Markets ( EUR, JPY and AUD) China far-reaching influence Australia Markets ( ASX) Asia Markets Asia Currencies (IDR, CNH, MYR) US Markets Gold Markets Oil Opinion Piece Oil Markets  Read More

Asia market update : Risk off

China Risk  USDCNY fixed at 6.9409 today, +52 pips from last fixing and +8 pips since the previous closing at 6.9401 on 16:30 Beijing time. A bit lower than markets expectations. But the jitters are evident as demand for font Read More

Next week’s spotlight falls on the USD and the RMB complex.

Well, that was dramatic, but some significant levels on equity markets held on a closing basis, while the DXY rallied into the close. But in the end, it was all about cleaning the slate while living to fight another day. Read More

Asia market update

Oil update After hitting a massive speedbump over the past 48 hours or so, Oil investors are dipping their toes back into the no less certain waters as risk has tentatively stabilised. But prices remain very firm even after DOE Read More

Asia Market Update :Worst case scenarios abound

Local traders remain the huge sellers of risk but are now pricing in worst case scenarios  *Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC): Emergency margin call triggered for Index Futures trading *South Korea closely monitoring markets Oil Update Brent crude continues moving Read More

Noisy Markets

Noisy Markets The headline noise has been deafening and showing few signs of abating. In Asia focus will be squarely on equity sentiment even more with the Yuan under pressure as US/China tensions are set to escalate this week. US Read More

A tempest in a cappuccino cup or mama mia, here we go again?

A tempest in a cappuccino cup or mama mia, here we go again? The Italian headlines didn’t precisely toggle  the “risk on”  sentiment switch The markets realize anything can happen in the next six weeks notwithstanding the fact 2 % Read More

USD is still very data-dependent , so it will be tricky to trade

For any follow-up, I’m contactable  on Reuters Messenger, via the BBG terminal or my mobile numbers USD is still very data-dependent, so it will be tricky to trade US Rates  The markets are pricing in a higher probability of the Read More

Headline overload

US Markets Another case of headline overload overnight. US markets closed lower overnight due to some factors including, trade war phase 2, more political turmoil ahead of US midterm after reports surface ahead Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was resigning from Read More