Dangerous Brinkmanship

Dangerous Brinkmanship Another in the expanding history list of topsy-turvy Thursdays’ when it comes to risk as the President Gave, and the President Hath Taken Away only to leave the door open again when it…

Live FX Analysis – 15 May 2018 (Video)

It’s been an interesting month in financial markets in which the dollar has rediscovered its mojo, geopolitical risk has remained heightened, US corporates have shown their strength and central banks around the world have become…

Yields in focus , again

Equity Markets Equity markets clung on, at least for today, to the easing of trade tensions on the back of President Trumps ZTE reprieve from potentially crushing sanctions. But with US yields again moving higher…

ECB Optimistic But Cautious

The euro rose to a day’s high on Thursday shortly after the European Central Bank (ECB) released minutes of its January meeting.The currency hit $1.23085 at around 12:30 p.m. London time (7:30 a.m. ET) but…

Yield-o-Mania

Yield-o-Mania Global yields ratcheted higher after a stronger than expected jump on Germany’s PPI which bolsters the hotter than expected comprehensive inflation narrative. But it was the jump in US 2-year note yields that provided…

A day of calm

A day of calm Equity markets have begun the week on a somewhat positive not picking up from Friday rebound as bargain hunters have returned on the first sign of stability. I guess if you…