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Hawkish Fed Speakers send Risk on the offer – H-S in S&P

Following a good finish for the week in global markets, Monday’s price action was negative on back of hawkish comments from Fed speakers (Bullard in particular mentioning that if interest rates were kept too low, for too long time, it would hurt the economy) about the US monetary policy and potential rate hike in June. […]

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Draghi, Osbourne and US Housing Market in Focus

After the plunge in oil on Monday, where risky assets sold off on back of the “no agreement”-deal in Doha, most of the lost ground was recovered yesterday. Due to the current high correlation between oil prices and risk, it seems that oil is leading the price action. On the macro front, we saw better […]

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Oil pushing back above $40 on a draw in inventories, China in focus this week

Good morning, Risky assets finished last week on a bullish note at the US close, and Asia has followed suit this morning with risk still being on the bid. FX markets are seeing further appreciation of the JPY across the board  – USDJPY has this morning printed new 2016 lows at 107.62 and there have been […]