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Commodity Currencies Up, Safe Havens Down, US Yields Retreat

Commodity Currencies Up, Safe Havens Down, US Yields Retreat

US markets were down yesterday, but stocks are up pretty much across the board in Asia this morning. The FX market reflects the good mood, with a “risk-on” profile across the board: the commodity currencies up and the safe-haven USD, CHF and JPY down. US breakeven inflation rates rose...


March 3, 2021
USD Slips, Bond Yields Drop, Investor Sentiment Strengthens
USD Slips, Bond Yields Drop, Investor Sentiment Strengthens

The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday as investor sentiment improved and government bond yields extended their retreat, while commodity-linked...

China's Coal Consumption Seen Rising in 2021, Imports Steady
China's Coal Consumption Seen Rising in 2021, Imports Steady

China’s coal consumption is expected to continue rising in 2021 despite Beijing’s pledges to boost the use of clean energy and curb...

Stocks Climb as Treasuries Stabilise
Stocks Climb as Treasuries Stabilise

Global shares gained on Wednesday, with European indexes echoing positive moves in Asia, as a retreat in U.S. Treasury yields fuelled demand for...

Alphabet-Backed Oscar Health Raises $1.2 Billion in IPO
Alphabet-Backed Oscar Health Raises $1.2 Billion in IPO

Oscar Health Inc, a health insurance startup backed by Google parent Alphabet Inc, sold shares in its initial public offering (IPO) on Tuesday at...

Nikkei Edges Up as Investors Hunt for Value Shares
Nikkei Edges Up as Investors Hunt for Value Shares

Japanese shares eked out gains on Wednesday as investors picked up cyclical stocks on hopes of a quicker economic recovery from the pandemic-led...

March 2, 2021
Japanese and Swiss C.Bank Shares Soar in Exuberant Markets
Japanese and Swiss C.Bank Shares Soar in Exuberant Markets

The listed shares of the Japanese and Swiss central banks rose sharply on Tuesday, without any apparent underlying reason, in what traders said was...

Beacon Street to Go Public via $3 Billion SPAC Merger
Beacon Street to Go Public via $3 Billion SPAC Merger

Beacon Street Group will go public through a merger with blank-check firm Ascendant Digital Acquisition Corp, in a deal that pegs the financial...

Euro zone inflation holds steady before expected spike
Euro zone inflation holds steady before expected spike

Euro zone inflation held steady as expected last month, taking a break in what is likely to be a temporary but sharp spike in consumer prices in...

Apple Stock has Biggest Day Since Oct. 12 after Buffett Endorsement
Apple Stock has Biggest Day Since Oct. 12 after Buffett Endorsement

Shares of Apple closed up 5.39% on Monday to a price of $127.79, outpacing the NASDAQ, which was only up 3.01% percent. It was Apple’s...

Japan Lower House Approves Record Budget
Japan Lower House Approves Record Budget

Japan’s powerful lower house on Tuesday passed a record $1 trillion budget for the coming financial year, and lawmakers are already debating...

AUD Up as RBA Declines to Take Action against Higher Yields
AUD Up as RBA Declines to Take Action against Higher Yields

The theme in the market nowadays has been the fight between the market and the central banks over the likely path of monetary policy. Simply put,...

JPX End Lower as Investors Cash in on Strong Yearly Gains
JPX End Lower as Investors Cash in on Strong Yearly Gains

Japanese stocks reversed course to close lower on Tuesday, as some investors cashed in on the indexes’ sharp rally in the run-up to the...

RBA Commits to Keep 3-Year Yields Low amid Bond Rout
RBA Commits to Keep 3-Year Yields Low amid Bond Rout

Australia’s central bank on Tuesday affirmed its pledge to keep interest rates at historic lows as policymakers battle to stop surging bond...

JGB Yields Fall as 10-Year Auction Draws Solid Response
JGB Yields Fall as 10-Year Auction Draws Solid Response

Yields on Japanese government bonds fell on Tuesday after an auction of 10-year notes received solid demand, easing concerns about a recent global...

AUD Recoils, RBA Reaffirms Easy Policy, Ramps up Bond-Buying
AUD Recoils, RBA Reaffirms Easy Policy, Ramps up Bond-Buying

The Australian dollar eased on Tuesday as the central bank sought to calm nervous bond markets by recommitting a pledge to keep buying bonds, and...

March 1, 2021
Gold Aims to Snap 4-Session Skid as 10Y Treasury Yields Fall
Gold Aims to Snap 4-Session Skid as 10Y Treasury Yields Fall

Gold futures headed higher Monday to start the month of March with a gain, as pause in the rise of U.S. Treasury yields prompted prices for the...

German Yields Fall for 2nd Session; Mood Wary
German Yields Fall for 2nd Session; Mood Wary

Benchmark German government bond yields dropped for a second consecutive session on Monday as investor sentiment improved after reflationary bets...

Sterling Rises Supported by Britain's Swift Vaccine Roll out
Sterling Rises Supported by Britain's Swift Vaccine Roll out

Sterling edged higher against both the euro and the dollar on Monday as a swift coronavirus vaccine roll out supported the pound and fuelled hopes...

Sharp Movements in Yields & Currencies as CBs Fight Back
Sharp Movements in Yields & Currencies as CBs Fight Back

Boy what a day! I’ve rarely seen such huge moves in currency rates in a day recently. It’s hard to say whether it was...

Danone Shares Up after News Regarding Chinese Dairy Stake
Danone Shares Up after News Regarding Chinese Dairy Stake

Shares in Danone rose 1.9% on Monday after the French food group said it was taking a first step toward selling its stake in its Chinese dairy...

Japan's Topix Gains most in 7 Months on Nasdaq Rebound
Japan's Topix Gains most in 7 Months on Nasdaq Rebound

Japan’s Topix Index on Monday jumped the most in seven months, as a pause in sell-offs in U.S. treasuries boosted the tech-heavy Nasdaq index...

JGBs Rebound as Global Bond Sell-off Eases
JGBs Rebound as Global Bond Sell-off Eases

Japanese government bond prices rebounded on Monday, bringing down the benchmark 10-year yield off a five-year high, as a global bond sell-off...

Russian Rouble Firms as MOEX Begins Longer Trading Hours
Russian Rouble Firms as MOEX Begins Longer Trading Hours

The Russian rouble firmed on Monday, pricing in rising oil prices, as the Moscow Exchange opened three hours earlier than previously in a move to...

Risk Currencies Recover from Friday Carnage, USD Builds Up
Risk Currencies Recover from Friday Carnage, USD Builds Up

The Australian dollar and other riskier currencies recovered some lost ground against the U.S. dollar on Monday, after suffering their biggest...

Australia, NZ dlrs Recover from Bond Market Tumult
Australia, NZ dlrs Recover from Bond Market Tumult

The Australian and New Zealand dollars recovered against the greenback on Monday after riskier currencies plunged late last week amid a global bond...

Rocket Lab nears Merger Deal with SPAC to Go Public: WSJ
Rocket Lab nears Merger Deal with SPAC to Go Public: WSJ

Rocket Lab USA is nearing a deal to go public through a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company Vector Acquisition that would value the...

February 26, 2021
Gold Heads for 4th Drop as Buck Gains Add to Bullion’s Woes
Gold Heads for 4th Drop as Buck Gains Add to Bullion’s Woes

Futures for gold on Friday headed for a fourth straight decline, putting bullion on track to notch its second losing streak of that length this...

Russian Rouble Pares Gains, U.S. Bond Selloff Boosts Dollar
Russian Rouble Pares Gains, U.S. Bond Selloff Boosts Dollar

The Russian rouble gave up earlier gains on Friday as oil prices slipped and the dollar firmed against most major currencies due to rising U.S....

Turkish Lira Erases Year's Gains after Bond Rout
Turkish Lira Erases Year's Gains after Bond Rout

The Turkish lira slid for a fifth straight day on Friday, hit by surging U.S. bond yields that helped erase all the year’s gains and set the...

Moscow Exchange to Woo Asian Investors with Early Trading
Moscow Exchange to Woo Asian Investors with Early Trading

The Moscow Exchange aims to attract Asian investors with extended trading hours, while also betting on an increase in retail clients and corporate...

European Stocks Slip Lower, Following Global Market Dip
European Stocks Slip Lower, Following Global Market Dip

European stocks retreated slightly on Friday, after global markets were roiled by a sudden spike in bond yields that sent investors fleeing highly...

BOJ Buys ETFs for First Time this Month after Market Rout
BOJ Buys ETFs for First Time this Month after Market Rout

The Bank of Japan bought exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on Friday for the first time this month as Tokyo stock prices slumped, data showed, in a sign...

Sterling Knocked Back by Bond Rout
Sterling Knocked Back by Bond Rout

Sterling fell against a stronger dollar on Friday, retreating from a three-year high touched earlier this week, as a rout in global bond markets...

Global Surge in Bond Yields Sparks Currency “Risk-Off” Move
Global Surge in Bond Yields Sparks Currency “Risk-Off” Move

Rates as of 05:00 GMT Market Recap How things change! Yesterday the screen was all green when I woke up and I was asking for songs about green...

Euro Zone Bonds Find Some Respite after Dramatic Selloff
Euro Zone Bonds Find Some Respite after Dramatic Selloff

Euro zone government bond yields stabilised on Friday after this week’s dramatic selloff, although Germany’s benchmark yield was still...

Stocks, FX Hammered by Rising Treasury Yields; Rouble Gain
Stocks, FX Hammered by Rising Treasury Yields; Rouble Gain

Tremors from higher U.S. real yields knocked nearly 3% from emerging market stocks on Friday, setting the benchmark index for its biggest weekly...

FTSE 100 Falls as Bond Rout Hits Global Equities
FTSE 100 Falls as Bond Rout Hits Global Equities

The export-heavy FTSE 100 fell 1% on Friday as a broader sell-off in bonds spread to global equities, while British Airways owner IAG rose 2.6%...

Copper Slips; Set for Best Monthly Gain Since 2016
Copper Slips; Set for Best Monthly Gain Since 2016

Copper prices fell on Friday, as a week-long rally in base metals ran out of steam, but the metal was on track for its best month since 2016 on low...

AUD Upset by New Tumult, RBA Tries to Staunch Bond Bleeding
AUD Upset by New Tumult, RBA Tries to Staunch Bond Bleeding

The Australian dollar was sent reeling from multi-year peaks on Friday as a rout in bond markets spread to other risk assets, spurring the...

India's Zerodha Faces Investor Fury after Recent Glitch
India's Zerodha Faces Investor Fury after Recent Glitch

India’s largest brokerage Zerodha is facing a backlash from traders who saw their equity positions abruptly closed during an exchange glitch,...

February 25, 2021
Gold Extends Drop Thursday as 10-Year Treasury nears 1.5%
Gold Extends Drop Thursday as 10-Year Treasury nears 1.5%

Gold futures were on track to decline for a third straight session Thursday as government bond yields extended their climb to the highest level in...

GameStop Shares Surge in Premarket as Reddit Favorites Rally
GameStop Shares Surge in Premarket as Reddit Favorites Rally

Shares of GameStop climbed more than 70% in premarket trade on Thursday as heavily-shorted stocks favored by Reddit traders look set for a...


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