Tag: Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)

Big Trouble in Big China ?

Big Trouble in Big China? A very typical July 4th with a whole lot of nothing going on due to the US holiday and prices virtually stopped dead in their track once NY took over the trading books from London. But this sense of calm belies the nervous undercurrent of unease as traders continue to […]

Dollar rises to new heights against G10 and EM pairs

Thursday June 28: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities remain on the back foot as investors continue to come to terms with the U.S Whitehouse’s strategy towards Chinese investments. After some confusion, the Trump administration has re-established its hardline stance on trade. The U.S dollar has again found traction against its G10 […]

Confusion reigns supreme

Confusion reigns supreme Uncertainty and confusion around trade war are slowly but surely leading the markets down the road to financial horror. Global equity markets continue to fray at the edges on the streams of negative headlines and none more so damning than a report from a Chinese government think tank. The leaked note warned […]

Apple pie and Harley Davidson

Apple pie and Harley Davidson US equity markets are slightly higher as Trade worries subsided despite a volley of tweets from President Trump threatening Harley Davidson’s with import taxes on any motorbikes built in Thailand. And the  US dollar reasserted itself as the dollar bulls ran wild in the china shop overnight. While oil prices […]

The Bigger Picture 89.3 Money FM ( OANDA Podcast)

Stephen Innes, Head of trading for the Asia Pacific at Oanda gives his take on what we can expect from the markets today. ON the Bigger Picture 89.3 Money FM   Money FM 89.3 Singapore

Not out of the weeds yet

Not out of the weeds yet After yet another Monday morning equity meltdown in Asia and an equally poor showing across global equity markets. President Trump’s lieutenants Mnuchin & Navarro issued an unequivocal denial the  US is considering investment restriction on China.  US equity markets have subsequently bounced off session lows were the S&P was […]

Risk barometer in the red (OANDA Podcast)

Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in the Asia Pacific, OANDA, Singapore Stephen analyzes how Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s triumph in the Turkish presidential elections could affect the lira, and how OPEC’s latest production deal could impact the ringgit. BFM Radio Kuala Lumpur

Onwards and Upwards

Onwards and Upwards Onwards and Upwards Equity market The US stock markets rose overnight as investors, at least for today have put trade fears in check, as the US tech sector beckons and roars. While markets remain unsure if we’re in the calm after the storm, the lull between storms or even in the eye […]

Winds of Trade War Howling ( OANDA Bloomberg Radio)

Stephen Innes, Head: Trading Asia Pacific, Oanda, discussed the war of attrition we are seeing on trade tariffs between the U.S. and China with Bryan Curtis and Paul Allen. He goes onto look at haven demand, how U.S. goods could face a broader international backlash and finally explains why he sees the Malaysian ringgit as […]

The winds of a trade war are howling

The winds of a trade war are howling The winds of a trade war are howling as a tariff -induced polar vortex has frozen out investors dead in their tracks. It’s been an intense 24 hours of attrition which has seen many a savvy investor fold like a cheap deck of card, but for those […]