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New Optimism Lifts Sentiment Ahead of the Weekend

June 19, 2020
Overview: China's new pledge to meet its trade commitments under the Phase 1 agreement with the US coupled with signs that the virus flare-up in Beijing may have been brought under control is helping underpin risk appetites today.   Led by Chinese shares, equities in the region rose, giving the MSCI Asia Pacific Index a four-day advance to car…
New Optimism Lifts Sentiment Ahead of the Weekend New Optimism Lifts Sentiment Ahead of the Weekend Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 19, 2020 Rating: 5
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Correction Phase does not Appear Over

June 17, 2020
Overview:  Investors have not yet completely shaken off the angst that saw equities slide last week.  All equity markets in the Asia Pacific region, but Japan, edged higher today, including China, India, and South Korea, where political/military tensions are elevated.  Europe followed suit, and the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is firm near yesterday's …
Correction Phase does not Appear Over Correction Phase does not Appear Over Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 17, 2020 Rating: 5
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In Search of New Incentives

November 27, 2019
Overview: The global capital markets are subdued. There have been few developments to induce activity. Even President Trump's claims that the talks with China are in the "final throes" failed to excite. Equities are extending their advance. Bonds are little changed, and the dollar is mostly firmer. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index and Eur…
In Search of New Incentives In Search of New Incentives Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 27, 2019 Rating: 5
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Dollar Consolidates and Equities Follow Asia Lower

November 11, 2019
Overview: Escalating violence in Hong Kong and the continued fall in Chinese producer prices weighed on equities in Asia Pacific trading. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index has risen nearly 7% during the five-week rally and is off to a weak start this week. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell around 2.6%, its biggest loss in three months, and China's CSI …
Dollar Consolidates and Equities Follow Asia Lower Dollar Consolidates and Equities Follow Asia Lower Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 11, 2019 Rating: 5
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Trade Optimism Boosts Sentiment but Weighs on the Dollar

November 07, 2019
Overview: Indications that a phase one agreement between the US and China would include rolling back some existing tariffs is boosting risking appetites, sending stocks higher, and pushing up yields. However, this appears to be simply a restating of China's views rather than a new breakthrough. The dollar is paring its recent gains. The MSCI A…
Trade Optimism Boosts Sentiment but Weighs on the Dollar Trade Optimism Boosts Sentiment but Weighs on the Dollar Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 07, 2019 Rating: 5
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FOMC Meets Amid Money Market Pressures

September 18, 2019
Overview:  News that Saudi Arabia was able to restore 40%-50% of the oil capacity lost by the weekend strike coupled with the Fed's efforts to offset the squeeze in the money markets are allowing the global capital markets to trade quietly ahead of the conclusion of the FOMC meeting.  Equities are little changed with a lower bias that has been…
FOMC Meets Amid Money Market Pressures FOMC Meets Amid Money Market Pressures Reviewed by Marc Chandler on September 18, 2019 Rating: 5
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Sterling Steadies, Attention Shifts to FOMC

July 31, 2019
Overview:  After a shellacking in recent days, sterling has stabilized though there is not much of a bounce to speak of, suggesting the adjustment to the risk of a no-deal Brexit may not be complete.  After the S&P 500 posted back-to-back declines, Asia Pacific equities struggled.  Hong Kong shares led the regional decline. European stocks are…
Sterling Steadies, Attention Shifts to FOMC Sterling Steadies, Attention Shifts to FOMC Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 31, 2019 Rating: 5
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Waning Risk Appetite Going into the Weekend

June 14, 2019
Overview:  Worries about an escalation in the Gulf following US accusations that Iran was behind yesterday's two attacks and weaker growth impulses, while trade tensions remain high, are dampening risk appetites ahead of the weekend.  Equities are lower.  Nearly all the stock markets in the Asia Pacific region fell today with Japan and Austral…
Waning Risk Appetite Going into the Weekend Waning Risk Appetite Going into the Weekend Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 14, 2019 Rating: 5
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Brexit Drama Continues but Fed Moves to Center Stage

March 20, 2019
Overview:   US stocks were not able to hold onto early gains yesterday, and this has helped set the stage for today's heavier bias.   Asia Pacific markets were narrowly mixed, with Japan and Korea eking out small gains while China and Taiwan slipped a little.  Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is threatening to snap a five-day advance as materi…
Brexit Drama Continues but Fed Moves to Center Stage Brexit Drama Continues but Fed Moves to Center Stage Reviewed by Marc Chandler on March 20, 2019 Rating: 5
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