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Where to hide? That’s the next million-dollar question

Tuesday September 18: Five things the markets are talking about It was coming, the market new it was coming, just when, and how much, were the unknown variables. President Trump has imposed an additional +10% tariffs on about +$200B worth of imports from China, rising to +25% by the turn of the New Year. Trump […]

DAX higher despite new Trump tariffs

The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 12,149, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or eurozone indicators. On Wednesday, the eurozone releases current account and Germany holds an auction for 10-year bonds. There was growing speculation that another round of […]

Asia closing market notes : riding the risk rollercoaster

The markets are riding the risk roller coaster as headline overload has been dominating the Asian session. First, the USTR tariff announcement had a bit more sting than expected due to the graduated settings 10 per cent now then up to 25 per cent in January on 200 bln. Which suggests the US is looking […]

EUR/USD – Euro shrugs as Trump fires next tariff salvo

EUR/USD is unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1683, up 0.01% on the day. It’s another quiet day on the data front, with no Eurozone indicators. In the U.S, there are two minor events which are unlikely to affect EUR/USD. On Wednesday, the U.S releases building permits and housing starts. There […]

Seeing the forest for the trees

Seeing the forest for the trees With trade war dominating the landscape, even more so after this morning’s US tariff headline, it’s easy to focus on markets from a one-dimensional perspective. But cross-asset trading is multidimensional and observing the more granular details can offer much-needed clarity in these difficult times. US Markets Certainly, Trade war […]

Dollar and Stocks Lower as Tariff Threat

A gauge of global equity markets eased and the dollar slipped on Monday as investors took a dim view of an expected new round of tariffs from Washington on Chinese goods, which would escalate a simmering U.S.-Sino dispute over trade. U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to announce new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese […]

Oil Lower Awaiting Trade and Iran Tensions

Oil prices were little changed on Monday as market participants weighed potential supply cuts from U.S. sanctions on Iran with deepening trade tensions between the United States and China that could dent global crude demand. Brent crude futures rose 13 cents to $78.22 a barrel by 11:12 a.m. EDT (1512 GMT), while U.S. West Texas […]

Canada: International transactions in securities, July 2018

Foreign investment in Canadian securities reached $12.7 billion in July, mainly from acquisitions of federal government bonds. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities totalled $13.1 billion, led by record purchases of foreign bonds. Foreign investment in federal government bonds resumes Foreign investment in Canadian securities reached $12.7 billion in July, up from […]

DAX slips on fears of more US tariffs on China

The DAX index has started the week in red territory. Currently, the index is at 12,069, down 0.45% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone Final CPI ticked lower to 2.0%, matching the estimate. Final Core CPI also matched the estimate, at 0.1%. Is the US-China trade war about to get uglier? The world’s two […]

EUR/USD – Euro edges higher as Eurozone CPI matches estimate

EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1648, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week. Eurozone Final CPI ticked lower to 2.0%, matching the estimate. In the U.S, the Empire State Manufacturing Index is expected to drop to 23.2 […]