Monthly Archives: February 2017

Eur turn.

Just as we feared, hawkish Federal Reserve meeting minutes failed to give the dollar the swift kick upwards that bulls had been desperately waiting for.  The dollar ticked up briefly after the minutes were released but gave up its gains … Continue reading

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Dollar Finds Fresh Bid

Good Morning; On the first full trading day of the week, after a holiday in North America, the dollar found a fresh bid in Asian and early London dealing rising against all it majors trading partners, with EUR/USD especially weak … Continue reading

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21 February 2017. Daily Market Updates

Headlines – International Markets across the continent have started to price in the increased potential for anti-euro candidates to win elections in France and Italy. Recent positioning in German and Italian bonds are hedges against a blow-up in the risk … Continue reading

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20-24 February 2017. Investment Weekly Report

Good Morning All; we’ll see a nwe weely analysis of markets. Headlines Global equities edged higher last week, supported by a raft of upbeat global macro data, and continuing expectations of business-friendly tax adjustments in the US US Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $14.99 billion last week

The latest data for the weekly Commitment of Traders (COT) report, released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, showed that large traders and currency speculators continued to decrease their bullish bets for the US dollar last week. Non-commercial … Continue reading

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