Safe-havens rally as markets brace for global rate cutting cycles; Bitcoin continues to Sizzle - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / CHF / Commodities / Crypto / Currency / Economic Exposure Share 0 Safe-havens are performing nicely at the start of the trading week.  Gold is up 1.0%, while the Swiss franc is higher by 0.5%.  Investors are convinced centr
Washington DC and London, UK – U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton, and U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Chief Executive Andrew Bailey issued the following joint statement regarding the credit derivatives markets: 'The continued
Stocks shrug off Middle East tensions - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / Currency / Economic Exposure / EUR / USD / Yield and Indices Share 0 US stocks are looking to open higher despite increased tensions between US and Iran.  Markets are clinging to the belief that despite all the hard talk and threats, that President Trump will not take the US to w
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegr
European open - Markets tense ahead of G20 - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / Central Bank Watch / Indices / Market Pulse Share 0 Crucial week ahead The next week could be hugely influential for the rest of the year so it’s hardly surprising to see markets trading a little flat to kick things off. Source –  Thomson Reuters Eikon Investors are heading
  It started slowly After a slow, almost shaky start to trading at the beginning of the week, investors once more embraced risk and took equity indices higher along with risk-beta currencies. US indices rose between 0.31% and 0.46% while China shares outperformed with a jump of 0.6%, though so far have failed to recoup all of Friday’s losses. Hong
Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-06-24 - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / Daily Markets Broadcast / DAX / Indices / Market Pulse / Technical Analysis / Technical Analysis Indices Share 0 Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-06-24 Wall Street consolidates near record highs US indices gave back early gains to finish in the red on Friday as Middle east tensions caus
Soft start for Asia on G20 uncertainty and Middle East Tensions - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / Commodities / Crypto / Currency / Economic Exposure / FX / Indices / USD / Yield and Indices Share 0 The situation in the Middle East remains fluid and market uneasiness is likely to persist at the start of the trading week.  President Trump tweeted on S
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegr
The Canadian dollar fell on Friday with the release of retail sales showing a lower than expected gain in both core and headline data. The loonie will end up the trading week by gaining 1.45 percent against the US dollar. The Fed signalled at the end of its June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that the central bank is ready to cut inte
The S&P 500 was little changed on Friday after reaching a fresh record high earlier in the day as Wall Street concludes a week that saw strong gains in equities. The broad index was down less than 0.1% after hitting a high of 2,964.03. The S&P 500 posted a record close in the previous session. The Nasdaq Composite, meanwhile, slipped 0.2%.
The Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most sensitive oil-transportation choke point, remains in focus after the U.S. called off a retaliatory strike against Iran late Thursday for its downing on Wednesday of an American military drone. While President Donald Trump “will likely keep the pressure on the Iranians, it appears we will need another provocati
Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on Nort
 
     
 

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