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After Oil Drama FX Settles Down
A wild open to the week’s trade in global capital markets today as a weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities took 5% of the world production offline sparking a 20% gap open in oil and sending risk FX lower.
Why Is The Pound Rallying So Much?
The pound hit fresh multi-month highs today rising through the 1.2400 barrier for the first time since July.
Can Mario Keep It Super?
More positive murmurings on the US-China trade front helped fuel a small rally in yen pairs during the Asian session trade but some of the enthusiasm wore off by the time London dealing came online.
EURUSD Wobbles As ECB May Do More Harm Than Good
The euro was starting to wobble in early European dealing today as the pair once again drifted towards the key 1,1000 level ahead of the very important ECB rate decision tomorrow.
Risk Flows Cool Off In FX
UK employment numbers were actually better than expected with wages rising at the fastest pace since June 2008. Although Brexit turmoil has clearly affected business sentiment and spending the slowdown has not trickled down to the labor market.
Pound Wobbles On Brexit Waffles
Over the weekend sources close to the PM suggested that he would ignore the current Parliament law that mandated Mr. Johnson to ask for an extension if no deal was done by the deadline.
FX Feels Some Risk On Relief
A series of positive events across the globe sparked some risk on flows in FX with European equities rising by more than 1% on improved market sentiment while yen pairs all rallied.
Cable Drops Through 1.2000 As Parliament May Trigger Early Election
Cable dropped to multi-month lows hitting 1.1958 in the morning London dealing on market fears that Boris Johnson may call an early election if Parliament votes to reject the no-deal Brexit path that he has promised voters.
Will Euro Lose The 1.1000 Level?
It’s been a generally quiet last trading day of the month with little fresh newsflow to drive the currency markets as risk-on flows from yesterday were muted somewhat by reports of arrests in Hong Kong and dour economic data from across the globe.
Risk Reverses On Soothing China Rhetoric
Risk flows reversed in early European trading after China came out with some encouraging rhetoric noting that it did not want to exacerbate the trade tensions and that it was preparing for bilateral meetings in September.
Cable Tumbles 1% – BoJo To Suspend Parliament
For now, the market’s remain clearly nervous but not panicky. Cable dropped through the 1.2200 level but is finding support underneath the figure.
Risk On Tone Keeps FX Steady
Another very quiet night of trade in FX today as markets remain in a state of equilibrium amidst little fresh news and generally quiet summer flows.
Pound Slips Below 1.2100 As Johnson Promises Hard Brexit
Its been a very quiet dealing session in Asian and early Europe today with virtually no eco data or fresh headlines on the tape as majors traded listlessly in very tight ranges with many players away for the final two weeks of summer.
Promise Of Stimulus Helps Steady The Euro
FX markets were steady at the start of the trading week with risk assets bid up slightly as equities posted nearly 1% gains in Japan and Europe.
The Rebound In The Pound Continues
Financial markets started the final day of the week in a decidedly better mood with risk on flows all across equity markets as sentiment stabilized a bit.
Data Soothes Risk, But China Aggravates It
The global day started well on the data front with Australian employment beating consensus by a wide margin as jobs increased by 41K versus 14K.
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