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RBA Drops "patience" to Send the Aussie Higher

April 05, 2022
Overview: The Reserve Bank of Australia hinted that it was getting closer to a rate hike.  The Australian dollar was bid to its best level since the middle of last year.  Australian stocks advanced in a mixed regional session while China and Hong Kong markets were closed for the local holiday.  BOJ Kuroda called the yen's recent moves "ra…
RBA Drops "patience" to Send the Aussie Higher RBA Drops "patience" to Send the Aussie Higher Reviewed by Marc Chandler on April 05, 2022 Rating: 5
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Capital and Commodity Markets Strain

March 04, 2022
Overview:  The capital and commodity markets are becoming less orderly.  The scramble for dollars is pressuring the cross-currency basis swaps.  Volatility is racing higher in bond and stock markets.  The industrial metals and other supplies, and foodstuffs that Russia and Ukraine are important providers have skyrocketed.  Large Asia Pacific equit…
Capital and Commodity Markets Strain Capital and Commodity Markets Strain Reviewed by Marc Chandler on March 04, 2022 Rating: 5
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US CPI to Accelerate, while Omicron adds Color to Covid Wave that was Already Evident US CPI to Accelerate, while Omicron adds Color to Covid Wave that was Already Evident Reviewed by Marc Chandler on December 04, 2021 Rating: 5
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Market Shrugs Off Chinese Signals and Keeps the Yuan Bid

November 22, 2021
Overview:  The US dollar has come back bid from the weekend against most currencies following the talk by a couple of Fed governors about the possibility of accelerating the tapering at next month's FOMC meeting.  The weekend also saw protests against the social restrictions being imposed by several European countries in the face of a surge in…
Market Shrugs Off Chinese Signals and Keeps the Yuan Bid Market Shrugs Off Chinese Signals and Keeps the Yuan Bid Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 22, 2021 Rating: 5
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Synchronization of the Business Cycle

July 18, 2020
The pandemic has served to synchronize business cycles.  In the first instance, it was a body blow to economies.  After the first shock, it was a question of containing the outbreaks, ensuring the financial markets and bank functions have normalized to facility the economic recovery.   It appears March and April were the worst and that subsequentl…
Synchronization of the Business Cycle Synchronization of the Business Cycle Reviewed by Marc Chandler on July 18, 2020 Rating: 5
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Profit-Taking Gives Turn Around Tuesday Its Name

June 09, 2020
Overview: The S&P 500 turning higher on the year was the last straw before an arguably overdue bout of profit-taking kicked-in and is the dominant feature today in the capital markets.  It began slowly in the Asia Pacific region. Equities were mixed, and Australia's 2.4% rally and the 1.6% gain in Hong Kong stood out.  Europe's Dow Jon…
Profit-Taking Gives Turn Around Tuesday Its Name Profit-Taking Gives Turn Around Tuesday Its Name Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 09, 2020 Rating: 5
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Markets Tread Water, Looking for New Focus

May 12, 2020
Overview: Investors seem to be in want of new drivers, leaving the capital markets with little fresh direction. While Japanese and China equities were little changed, several markets in the region, including Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and India, were off more than 1%. European bourses are mostly higher after the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 slipped 0.4%…
Markets Tread Water, Looking for New Focus Markets Tread Water, Looking for New Focus Reviewed by Marc Chandler on May 12, 2020 Rating: 5
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China Strikes Back

August 05, 2019
Overview: Chinese officials took the US tariff hike quietly last week but struck back today.  The PBOC fixed the dollar higher (CNY6.90), which it has not done, and will halt imports of US agriculture. The dollar shot through CNY7.0 to finish the mainland session a little above CNY7.03 and CNH7.07 for the offshore yuan.  This has sent ripple effec…
China Strikes Back China Strikes Back Reviewed by Marc Chandler on August 05, 2019 Rating: 5
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