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Euro is Little Changed, while the Yen is Softer to Start the New Week

The dollar is narrowly mixed against the G10 and emerging market currencies today. The euro is little changed, holding on to last week’s gains, after the surprising French election results, where the focus shifts finding...

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The Dollar Remains Soft Ahead of the Employment Report

The dollar is little changed against the major currencies ahead of the US jobs report. It has been trading heavier than we expected given that two more G10 central banks cut interest rates ahead of...

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Strong US Retail Sales may Help Extend the Dollar’s Recovery

We have put emphasis on today’s US retail sales report. A recovery from the weather-induced weakness in January should underscore the resilience of US demand after another 200k jobs were created and personal income jumped...

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Canadian Dollar Plays A Little Catch-Up, Rises to best Level in Nearly Seven Weeks

The US dollar is narrowly mixed against the G10 currencies. The Canadian and Australian dollars lead the advancers, while the Scandis are pacing the losers off 0.1%-0.2% in quiet turnover. Most the freely accessible emerging...

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ECB’s Turn

The Fed’s hawkish hold and signal that it may raise rates two more time this year sent ripples through the capital markets. Risk appetites have been dealt a blow. However, China’s rate cut and likely...

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Japan’ Q1 GDP was Revised Up, While the Eurozone’s was Revised Down

The back-to-back surprise rate hikes by the Australia and Canada spurred speculation that the Fed could hike next week, and this lifted US rates and helped the dollar recover. The odds of a hike increased,...

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US Debt Ceiling Drama Ends with a Whimper, Focus on US Jobs and Fed

Another bizarre US debt ceiling episode is over. President Biden will sign the bill that was approved by the Senate late yesterday. It is a bit anticlimactic for the market, for which the US jobs...

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Risk-Off Mood Dominates

Perhaps it was the extent of First Republic Bank’s loss of deposits that were reported with earnings yesterday, but risk appetites dried up today. Asia Pacific equities were trounced outside Japan today. Hong Kong and...

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Equities Retreat while the Dollar is Confined to Narrow Ranges

Equities are mostly lower, while bonds have risen. The dollar is trading in narrow ranges and mixed against the G10 currencies and emerging markets. Most Asian bourses were lower. The Nikkei (though not the Topix)...

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Dollar: Greenback Pares Yesterday’s Gains

As the long-holiday ends, risk appetites have returned. Equities and yields are mostly higher. The dollar is seeing yesterday’s gains pared. Yesterday’s setback in the yen helped lift Japanese stocks, with the Nikkei advancing 1%....

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Fragile Calm Casts a Pall over the Capital Markets

There is a fragile calm in the capital markets today ahead of the long holiday weekend for many. The poor US economic data yesterday and third consecutive decline in the KBW bank index weighed on...

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Doubt Chinese Data, but Its Stronger-than-Expected PMI Lifts Risk Assets

Many investors may be skeptical of the accuracy of Chinese data, but its stronger than expected February PMI animated the animal spirits and bolstered risk-taking appetites. Asia Pacific equities jumped, led by the 4.2% rally...