Financial news: banks, currency


AUD/JPY plunges as US likely to enter Recession; EU CPI

AUD/JPY plunges as US likely to enter Recession; EU CPI

Tremendous volatility in JPY and AUD!. It’s hard to say exactly what triggered the move. USD/JPY was moving lower (JPY strengthening) when the US personal income & spending figures were released (see above). The spending data was weaker than expected, which temporarily caused a &ld...


July 1, 2022
Downturn Fears Support Dollar, Aussie Slumps to Two-Year Low
Downturn Fears Support Dollar, Aussie Slumps to Two-Year Low

Gathering gloom about prospects for the global economy lifted the safe-haven dollar on Friday and pressured risk-sensitive currencies, with the...

Chip Stocks Fall as Micron Outlook Signals Easing Demand
Chip Stocks Fall as Micron Outlook Signals Easing Demand

A handful of companies including chipmakers Micron and AMD are signalling an easing in the two-year long global shortage of semiconductor chips as...

Second Half Starts with Fresh Swings for Stocks
Second Half Starts with Fresh Swings for Stocks

The second half of the year started with more volatility for global stocks on Friday, as recession concerns that have built in recent weeks also...

Indian Shares Trim Losses after Reliance, ONGC Carnage
Indian Shares Trim Losses after Reliance, ONGC Carnage

Gains in consumer goods and financial stocks helped India's blue-chip share indexes recover sharply on Friday, after government export duties...

Rouble Slumps to 10-Day Low; Gazprom Shares Extend Losses
Rouble Slumps to 10-Day Low; Gazprom Shares Extend Losses

The Russian rouble plunged more than 6% against the dollar on Friday to its weakest level in 10 days, while shares in Gazprom extended losses...

Indian Rupee Hits Low, Breaches 79-Mark on Dollar Strength
Indian Rupee Hits Low, Breaches 79-Mark on Dollar Strength

The Indian rupee plunged on Friday to mark the fourth straight session of record lows, breaking below the 79-per-dollar mark, weighed down by broad...

June 30, 2022
Copper Heads for its Biggest Quarterly Plunge since 2011
Copper Heads for its Biggest Quarterly Plunge since 2011

Copper prices fell on Thursday and were down almost 20% in the second quarter, the biggest quarterly fall since 2011, after COVID lockdowns in...

Stocks Sink on Fears for Economy, Capping Worst H1 on Record
Stocks Sink on Fears for Economy, Capping Worst H1 on Record

Stocks sank on Thursday to extend what is the worst first half of a year for global share prices on record, as investors fret that the latest show...

Indian Shares Suffer Worst Quarter Since Pandemic-Hit Start of 2020
Indian Shares Suffer Worst Quarter Since Pandemic-Hit Start of 2020

Indian shares on Thursday ended lower and clocked their worst quarter since the early days of the pandemic, beset by fears that aggressive central...

RUB up; Gazprom Shares Plummet after it Skips Dividend
RUB up; Gazprom Shares Plummet after it Skips Dividend

The Russian rouble rose on Thursday, heading towards its strongest levels since 2015 as it retained support from high commodity prices, while...

FTSE 100 Set for First Quarterly Drop Since September 2020
FTSE 100 Set for First Quarterly Drop Since September 2020

London's FTSE 100 fell on Thursday and was set for its first quarterly drop since September 2020, as concerns grew that prolonged inflationary...

Pound Rises Despite Record Current Account Shortfall
Pound Rises Despite Record Current Account Shortfall

The British pound rose against the dollar and euro on Thursday as investors shrugged off official data revealing a record shortfall in the United...

European Shares Face Worst Quarter since Early 2020
European Shares Face Worst Quarter since Early 2020

European shares on Thursday looked set for their worst quarter since the pandemic-led carnage in early 2020, as investors became increasingly wary...

CHF, USD Up while GBP falls; US personal Income & Spending
CHF, USD Up while GBP falls; US personal Income & Spending

Looking at the second graph above, today seems to be largely a continuation of yesterday – most of the currencies fall pretty neatly on the...

June 29, 2022
Swiss Franc Jumps, Euro Trims Declines Against U.S. Dollar
Swiss Franc Jumps, Euro Trims Declines Against U.S. Dollar

The Swiss franc rose on Wednesday to its highest level against the euro in four months as rising recession fear in the euro zone led investors to...

India Shares Fall; Crude Producers Jump on Sale Deregulation
India Shares Fall; Crude Producers Jump on Sale Deregulation

Indian shares fell on Wednesday to snap a four-day winning streak as worries over inflation resurfaced amid surging oil prices, while domestic...

European Stocks Lose Ground after Three-Day Rally
European Stocks Lose Ground after Three-Day Rally

European shares fell on Wednesday, as fears about a global recession overshadowed recent optimism about China reopening, with investors looking...

CHF Up on reassessment of SNB policy, others Follow rates
CHF Up on reassessment of SNB policy, others Follow rates

Currencies yesterday moved largely on interest rate changes. Sharp-eyed viewers may notice that CHF isn’t included in the above charts....

Rouble Rises Towards 50 vs Dollar, First Time Since May 2015
Rouble Rises Towards 50 vs Dollar, First Time Since May 2015

The Russian rouble rallied on Wednesday to its strongest levels in more than seven years, nearing 50 against the dollar for the first time since...

Economic Slowdown Fears Pull FTSE 100 Lower
Economic Slowdown Fears Pull FTSE 100 Lower

UK's top share index slipped from two-week highs on Wednesday, echoing sharp losses in Asian equities and Wall Street overnight, as weak U.S....

Dollar Buoyed by Safe-Haven Status as Investors Sweat over Recession Risks
Dollar Buoyed by Safe-Haven Status as Investors Sweat over Recession Risks

TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) - The dollar edged higher on Wednesday, keeping its index against major peers nestled below a two-decade high struck two...

Indian Rupee Hits Record Lows, Traders see more Weakness
Indian Rupee Hits Record Lows, Traders see more Weakness

The Indian rupee weakened further on Wednesday, touching record lows against the U.S. dollar as losses in domestic shares and other Asian...

June 28, 2022
FTSE 100 Hits over Two-Week High as China Eases COVID Curbs
FTSE 100 Hits over Two-Week High as China Eases COVID Curbs

UK's FTSE 100 index hit its highest level in more than two weeks on Tuesday, as commodity stocks led the gains after China's decision to...

RUB Firms Towards 53 vs USD after West Says Russia is in Default
RUB Firms Towards 53 vs USD after West Says Russia is in Default

The rouble firmed towards 53 to the dollar on Tuesday due to capital controls and month-end taxes that offset a negative impact of Western...

Stocks, Oil Edge Up as China Relaxes Quarantine Rules
Stocks, Oil Edge Up as China Relaxes Quarantine Rules

Global shares moved into positive territory on Tuesday while oil prices firmed following China's decision to ease some quarantine requirements...

CAD Up on Higher Oil Prices, JPY and NZD Down
CAD Up on Higher Oil Prices, JPY and NZD Down

CAD was the big winner overnight and we don’t have to go far to find out why. It seems to be the usual: oil. So let’s then ask,...

Major Gulf Bourses Track Asian Shares, Oil Prices Higher
Major Gulf Bourses Track Asian Shares, Oil Prices Higher

Major stock exchanges in the Middle East rose on Tuesday, in line with Asian peers, driven by China's decision to ease some quarantine rules...

India Rupee at Record Lows, but RBI Intervention Slows Slide
India Rupee at Record Lows, but RBI Intervention Slows Slide

The Indian rupee hit record lows against the U.S. currency on Tuesday after higher oil prices raised concerns of sustained inflation, although...

Euro Stands Firm ahead of Inflation Gauge, Lagarde Speech
Euro Stands Firm ahead of Inflation Gauge, Lagarde Speech

The euro held onto its recent gains on Tuesday ahead of European inflation figures this week that are expected to run hot and a speech from central...

June 27, 2022
Copper Falls as Recession Fears Dominate Mood
Copper Falls as Recession Fears Dominate Mood

Copper prices fell on Monday as fears of a global recession, inflation and higher interest rates dominated the mood, but sentiment was supported by...

RUB Pares Intraday Losses as Russia Slips into Default Zone
RUB Pares Intraday Losses as Russia Slips into Default Zone

The rouble pared early losses in volatile Moscow trade on Monday as Russia looked set for its first sovereign default in more than a century after...

India Shares Close at over 2-Week High as Tech, Metal Stocks Gain
India Shares Close at over 2-Week High as Tech, Metal Stocks Gain

Indian shares joined a rally in global stock markets to close at a more than two-week high on Monday, led by technology and metal stocks, as easing...

CAD gains with Oil, USD weakens; G7 meeting
CAD gains with Oil, USD weakens; G7 meeting

CAD was the big mover since Friday morning. It fell through 1.29 again as oil prices firmed. Of course, that begs another question: why today?...

FTSE 100 Rises as Commodity-Linked Stocks Rebound
FTSE 100 Rises as Commodity-Linked Stocks Rebound

UK's FTSE 100 rose on Monday, as an easing of COVID-19 restrictions in China brought relief to commodity prices, lifting shares of major oil...

Dollar Finds Support as Investors Put Safety First
Dollar Finds Support as Investors Put Safety First

The dollar and Japanese yen both found support in a choppy Asia session on Monday, benefiting from a bid for safety as investors worried rising...

June 24, 2022
Indian Shares Post First Weekly Gain in Three on Banking, Auto Boost
Indian Shares Post First Weekly Gain in Three on Banking, Auto Boost

Indian shares marked their first weekly gain in three on Friday, lifted by sharp gains in automakers and financial stocks, as a slide in commodity...

European Stocks Eye Weekly Gains as Defensives, Tech Shine
European Stocks Eye Weekly Gains as Defensives, Tech Shine

European stocks rose on Friday, led by defensive and technology names, as investors pivoted to safer bets amid growing worries that tighter...

Defensive Stocks Lead Rebound in FTSE 100
Defensive Stocks Lead Rebound in FTSE 100

UK's FTSE 100 rose on Friday, lifted by defensive stocks at the end of a choppy week that saw investor anxiety over hawkish central banks, weak...

NZD Up as bond yields unchanged, EUR Down on poor PMIs
NZD Up as bond yields unchanged, EUR Down on poor PMIs

NZD was the best-performing currency over the last 24 hours but I’m stumped to say exactly why, particularly since New Zealand was on ...

Rouble Stays near 7-yr Peaks, OFZ Bonds Climb Higher
Rouble Stays near 7-yr Peaks, OFZ Bonds Climb Higher

The Russian rouble stabilised near seven-year peaks on Friday, supported by capital controls and high prices for Russian exports, such as oil and...

Dollar Stumbles as Rate Path Fuels Recession Worries
Dollar Stumbles as Rate Path Fuels Recession Worries

The U.S. dollar slipped against its major peers on Friday, on course for its first weekly decline this month as investors continue to assess the...

June 23, 2022
Indian Shares Rise as Automakers Enjoy Best Day in over 2Y
Indian Shares Rise as Automakers Enjoy Best Day in over 2Y

Indian shares bucked a broader downturn on Thursday as weak metal and oil prices drove beaten-down automakers to their best day since April...


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