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CAD gains with Oil, USD weakens; G7 meeting, US durable Goods

| 27 June, 2022 at 11:02 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Rates as of 05:00 GMT Market Recap CAD was the big mover since Friday morning. It...

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NZD Up as bond yields unchanged, EUR Down on poor PMIs; Ifo, US new Home sales

| 24 June, 2022 at 11:10 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Rates as of 05:00 GMT Market Recap NZD was the best-performing currency over the...

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EUR, JPY higher, AUD, USD lower as Powell warns about Recession; preliminary PMIs

| 23 June, 2022 at 10:45 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Rates as of 05:00 GMT Market Recap The focus yesterday was squarely on Fed Chair...

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USD Up, NZD & JPY Down as risk Sentiment returns; CA CPI, Powell Testimony

| 22 June, 2022 at 10:37 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Rates as of 05:00 GMT Market Recap A more “risk-on” sentiment during the...

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Higher oil Prices, risk-on mood lead CAD & commodity Currencies Higher, JPY lower; CA retail sales, Japan election Campaigning

| 21 June, 2022 at 10:56 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Rates as of 05:00 GMT Market Recap With the US on holiday, risk sentiment...

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USD/JPY Set to Edge Lower?

| 03 September, 2021 at 12:19 GMT | Frank Walbaum

USDJPY: the USDJPY could move lower today as the latest Nonfarm Payroll release in the USA is...

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USD/JPY Set to Edge Higher?

| 03 February, 2021 at 14:06 GMT | Frank Walbaum

The dollar traded near a two-month high versus the euro and turned bullish against most major on...

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USD/JPY Set For More Losses

| 25 January, 2021 at 16:09 GMT | Frank Walbaum

The dollar is likely to continue to depreciate as Joe Biden moves forward with his stimulus plan...

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USD/JPY Set to Edge Lower?

| 18 January, 2021 at 12:55 GMT | Frank Walbaum

The USD is currently gaining momentum but as stock markets are seemingly depreciating, we might...

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Will Oil Turn Lower Again?

| 11 November, 2020 at 13:39 GMT | Frank Walbaum

The USD is currently showing momentum again and it looks like it has found a bottom against the...

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Geopolitical Friction Shakes Up Markets | 14th of June 2022

14 June, 2022 at 07:56 GMT

Recession or not?

| 24 June, 2022 at 15:05 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Some interesting movement this week: Fed Chair Powell expressed his conviction that the Fed is...

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The Swiss shocker, the British turn, the Japanese puzzle

| 17 June, 2022 at 15:49 GMT | Marshall Gittler

The title of my column last week was “Is 50 the new 25?” Apparently so – even the Swiss...

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Is 50 the new 25?

| 10 June, 2022 at 15:36 GMT | Marshall Gittler

This last week featured the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the European Central Bank (ECB)...

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Peak inflation?

| 03 June, 2022 at 14:55 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Has inflation peaked? One dot doesn’t make a trend but two might. The US consumer price index...

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Fading fears of tightening?

| 27 May, 2022 at 15:42 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Something funny has been happening recently. Although inflation rates remain high and inflation...

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Microsoft vs Meta Platforms: Who will Rule the Metaverse?

| 09 May, 2022 at 14:59 GMT | BDSwiss

The Metaverse has gone from an idea, to a trend to the next big technology frontier in the span...

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US-Russia Trade War: Market Impact and Possible Outcomes

| 21 March, 2022 at 10:19 GMT | BDSwiss

As Russia continues to wage war on neighbouring Ukraine, there’s a second war front that’s...

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March ECB meeting: hawkishly neutral?

| 09 March, 2022 at 16:08 GMT | Marshall Gittler

This will be a difficult meeting for the European Central Bank (ECB). At their last meeting just...

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Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Its Effect on Global Markets and What Happens Next

| 25 February, 2022 at 10:38 GMT | BDSwiss

Over the past year, Russia has been tightening its military grip around Ukraine, however,...

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Microsoft Surpasses Earnings Expectations: What Can We Expect From MSFT?

| 14 February, 2022 at 06:00 GMT | BDSwiss

Microsoft has been a household tech name for decades, having created ‘Windows’, one of the...

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| 16 December, 2021 at 08:00 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Monetary policy divergence to drive currencies The American baseball manager and philosopher...

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Germany’s Election: What it means for Germany and Europe

| 24 August, 2021 at 09:12 GMT | Marshall Gittler

The German federal election will take place on Sep. 26th. This is the first such election in 16...

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Global Market Outlook 2021: What Major Forex Trends Can We Expect?

| 29 January, 2021 at 14:12 GMT | Marshall Gittler

In 2020, the foreign exchange market was heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, emergency...

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Global Market Outlook Q4 2020: Exclusive Market Insights & Forecasts

| 12 October, 2020 at 17:45 GMT | Marshall Gittler

Here’s Why The Dollar Could Crash by the End of 2020 As the US elections on 3 November...

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Global Market Outlook 2020: Exclusive Market Insights & Forecasts

| 20 January, 2020 at 09:00 GMT | Marshall Gittler

The year that just ended has been one of political turmoil, global uncertainty caused by...

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