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AUD, NZD Find Cold Comfort in Hot Data after Fed Shift

AUD, NZD Find Cold Comfort in Hot Data after Fed Shift

The Australian and New Zealand dollars struggled to regain some ground on Thursday as surprisingly strong domestic data softened only a little of the blow from a hawkish turn in U.S. monetary policy.


June 17, 2021
Copper Slips to near Two-Month Low on Stronger Dollar
Copper Slips to near Two-Month Low on Stronger Dollar

London copper prices fell to their lowest in nearly two months on Thursday, weighed down by strength in the dollar after the U.S. Federal Reserve...

Wall St Drops as Fed Officials Mull U.S. Rate Hikes in 2023
Wall St Drops as Fed Officials Mull U.S. Rate Hikes in 2023

All three main Wall Street indexes fell on Wednesday afternoon, as investors digested news from the Federal Reserve that it expects the first...

June 16, 2021
French Central Bank Rebuffs 'Helicopter Money' Suggestion
French Central Bank Rebuffs 'Helicopter Money' Suggestion

France’s central bank governor rejected on Wednesday a think tank’s proposal that the European Central bank could make direct cash...

Gold Edges Up, Attempt to Halt 3-Session Skid ahead of Fed Update
Gold Edges Up, Attempt to Halt 3-Session Skid ahead of Fed Update

Gold futures rose modestly on Wednesday, aiming to snap a three-session slump, ahead of a policy update from the Federal Reserve due later in the...

Exor, Hong Kong's WWICL Enter Tie-Up For New Investment
Exor, Hong Kong's WWICL Enter Tie-Up For New Investment

Exor, the holding company of Italy’s Agnelli family, and Hong Kong’s The World-Wide Investment Company Limited said on Wednesday they...

China Shares End Lower, Foreign Outflow Concerns Weigh
China Shares End Lower, Foreign Outflow Concerns Weigh

China shares ended lower on Wednesday, dragged down by losses in material and healthcare stocks, as investors worried over lofty valuations and the...

EM-Rouble up in Political Risk-Filled Week
EM-Rouble up in Political Risk-Filled Week

Russia’s rouble snapped a four-day losing streak on Wednesday, boosted by higher oil prices and hopes that an upcoming meeting between the...

Dollar Boom or Bust? All Eyes on Fed Today
Dollar Boom or Bust? All Eyes on Fed Today

Stock markets have taken a step back from recent highs, and the currency market is seeing some strengthening of the dollar ahead of the Fed meeting...

Sterling firms after inflation's surprise surge
Sterling firms after inflation's surprise surge

Sterling firmed on Wednesday after data showed British inflation unexpectedly jumped above the Bank of England’s 2.0% target in May raising...

Commodity Currencies Fall on China Moves; FOMC Meeting, SNB
Commodity Currencies Fall on China Moves; FOMC Meeting, SNB

Another riveting day in the thrilling FX market. Given the volatility we’ve seen, one might be lulled into thinking that today is Christmas,...

Gold Steady, Investors await Fed's View on Stimulus Outlook
Gold Steady, Investors await Fed's View on Stimulus Outlook

Gold traded in a tight range on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for clues on possible tapering of...

AUD, NZD on Defensive in Case Fed, RBA make Policy Waves
AUD, NZD on Defensive in Case Fed, RBA make Policy Waves

The Australian and New Zealand dollars were on the defensive on Wednesday in case a policy meeting of the Federal Reserve produces even a whisper...

China's Full Truck Alliance targets in U.S. IPO
China's Full Truck Alliance targets in U.S. IPO

China’s Full Truck Alliance Co Ltd (FTA) said on Tuesday it is aiming for a valuation of over $20 billion in its U.S. initial public...

June 15, 2021
Gold Futures Hold near Lowest Levels in a Month
Gold Futures Hold near Lowest Levels in a Month

Gold futures moved modestly lower on Tuesday, holding ground near their lowest prices in a month, ahead of a policy update from the Federal Reserve...

Sterling Slips to One-Month Low Versus Dollar
Sterling Slips to One-Month Low Versus Dollar

The pound fell to a one-month low against the dollar on Tuesday in what analysts said was the breaking of a technical level that did not change the...

Shares in Record-Setting Spree as Fed Meeting Looms
Shares in Record-Setting Spree as Fed Meeting Looms

World stocks hit yet another record high on Tuesday, with European stocks poised for their longest winning streak since 2019 as investors bet...

EM-China Shares Drag on Tensions with West; Lira Drops 1%
EM-China Shares Drag on Tensions with West; Lira Drops 1%

Chinese blue-chip shares, reopening after a holiday, posted their biggest one-day drop in a month on Tuesday following fierce G7 criticism of...

EUR Up, JPY Down in quiet FX Trading; US PPI, retail sales
EUR Up, JPY Down in quiet FX Trading; US PPI, retail sales

A generally “risk-on” day in financial markets as global stock markets moved further into record territory while bond markets generally...

Europe Sares set Longest Winning Streak Since 2019
Europe Sares set Longest Winning Streak Since 2019

European shares rose for an eighth straight session as optimism around a speedy economic recovery across the region lifted industrial stocks, while...

Japanese Shares Track Nasdaq Higher, Drug Makers Shine
Japanese Shares Track Nasdaq Higher, Drug Makers Shine

Japanese shares closed higher on Tuesday, buoyed by technology and growth-oriented stocks following a strong finish on the Nasdaq overnight, while...

Australia, NZ dlrs Range-Bound ahead of Fed Meeting
Australia, NZ dlrs Range-Bound ahead of Fed Meeting

The Aussie and kiwi dollars traded in tight ranges ahead of a much-anticipated Federal Reserve meeting, after Reserve Bank of Australia minutes...

Alibaba Health-backed LinkDoc files for U.S. IPO
Alibaba Health-backed LinkDoc files for U.S. IPO

LinkDoc Technology Ltd, a medical data company backed by a subsidiary of Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd, filed for an initial public...

June 14, 2021
Dollar Firms in Big Week for FX Markets; Pound Struggles
Dollar Firms in Big Week for FX Markets; Pound Struggles

The dollar held firm on Monday after posting its biggest weekly rise in six weeks as traders cut their bearish bets before a much-anticipated U.S....

Sterling Takes British Reopening Delay in its Stride
Sterling Takes British Reopening Delay in its Stride

Sterling was largely unmoved by Monday’s news that Britain is set to delay the end of social distancing measures as the government seeks to...

Stocks Scale another Peak as Markets await Fed Signal
Stocks Scale another Peak as Markets await Fed Signal

World stocks climbed another peak on Monday, while U.S. bond yields were near three-month lows as worries of rising inflation abated and investors...

Indian Shares End Higher as Reliance Gains
Indian Shares End Higher as Reliance Gains

Indian shares closed higher on Monday, boosted by conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd and software major Infosys Ltd, while investors eyed more...

Copper Falls as Market Frets about Demand, China Curbs
Copper Falls as Market Frets about Demand, China Curbs

Copper slipped on Monday, as fears that top consumer China would take action to curb any further rises in prices of industrial metals reinforced...

Gold Slides over 1% on Dollar Strength as Fed Meeting Looms
Gold Slides over 1% on Dollar Strength as Fed Meeting Looms

Gold prices fell more than 1% on Monday, weighed down by a stronger dollar and easing concerns about inflation, while investors awaited cues from...

EM-Turkish Lira Outperforms, EM Forex Index Slips
EM-Turkish Lira Outperforms, EM Forex Index Slips

Turkey’s lira jumped 1% on Monday ahead of a meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart, while an index of developing...

US Treasury Yields Push USD Up; UK Restriction Decision
US Treasury Yields Push USD Up; UK Restriction Decision

In the absence of any major news or economic indicators, the main theme in the FX market Friday was the rise in US Treasury bond yields, which...

Dollar Back to its Strength?
Dollar Back to its Strength?

Global markets remain near record highs, but the currency market shifts to a cautious trading tone ahead of the Fed’s midweek meeting....

Dovish ECB Keeps Italy Bond Yields at Lowest in 8 Weeks
Dovish ECB Keeps Italy Bond Yields at Lowest in 8 Weeks

Italy’s 10-year sovereign borrowing costs were pinned at their lowest levels in almost eight weeks on Monday, with a view that the European...

Gold Prices Drop 1% on Dollar Strength as Fed Meeting Looms
Gold Prices Drop 1% on Dollar Strength as Fed Meeting Looms

Gold fell nearly 1% on Monday to its lowest in more than a week, weighed down by a stronger dollar, while investors awaited the outcome of the U.S....

Japan Shares Rise, Toshiba Up Amid Board Directors Changes
Japan Shares Rise, Toshiba Up Amid Board Directors Changes

Japanese shares rose on Monday as cyclicals such as tyre makers and shippers led gains on global recovery hopes, while Toshiba rose after the...

German Eyewear Retailer Plans Frankfurt IPO
German Eyewear Retailer Plans Frankfurt IPO

German online spectacles retailer Mister Spex said on Monday that it planned to float on the Frankfurt stock exchange in the third quarter and...

JGBs Step Back after Last Week's Sharp Gains
JGBs Step Back after Last Week's Sharp Gains

Japanese government bond (JGB) prices stepped back a little on Monday, after sharp gains last week, as investors looked to the upcoming central...

June 11, 2021
Wall Street Set to Edge Higher as Inflation Fears Fade
Wall Street Set to Edge Higher as Inflation Fears Fade

U.S. stock indexes were set to inch up on Friday after inflation data calmed concerns over a possible long-term spike in consumer prices, with...

EM-Russian CB Support Ruble, EM Currencies Pare Gains
EM-Russian CB Support Ruble, EM Currencies Pare Gains

Russia’s rouble hit session highs on Friday after the central bank raised its key rate amid rising inflation, while a recovering dollar saw...

Gold Eases, Dollar Firms on Bets for 'Transitory' Inflation
Gold Eases, Dollar Firms on Bets for 'Transitory' Inflation

Gold prices edged lower on Friday as the dollar held steady with some investors betting on rising U.S. consumer prices being temporary.

European Stocks Hit Record High, Miners Boost UK Blue Chips
European Stocks Hit Record High, Miners Boost UK Blue Chips

European stocks scaled a record high on Friday, buoyed by hopes that major central banks will remain accommodative despite signs of rising...

Sterling Edges Lower after Record GDP Fails to Impress
Sterling Edges Lower after Record GDP Fails to Impress

The pound edged lower and was on course for its worst week versus the euro since April, with analysts saying data showing Britain’s recovery...

EM-Turkish Lira Firms 1.5%; Russian C.Bank Decision Awaited
EM-Turkish Lira Firms 1.5%; Russian C.Bank Decision Awaited

The Turkish lira jumped 1.5% on Friday ahead a meeting between Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden, and...


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