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  • Article / 24 May 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: China has the Moody's blues

    Consulting editor / TradingFloor
    Norway
    Morning Markets: China has the Moody's blues
    Moody's cut China's credit rating to A1 from Aa3 on worries about its growing debt, and Chinese and Australian shares fell on the news, though the reaction was relatively muted. Oil prices firmed on expectations that Opec-led production cuts will be extended at Thursday's Opec meeting.
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  • Article / 19 April 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: GBPUSD consolidates above 1.28

    Former managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: GBPUSD consolidates above 1.28
    Theresa May's snap election call for June 8 may have lit a fire under sterling, but global indices took a bit of a pummelling led by the internationally-dominated FTSE 100. With the French elections, elevated geopolitical tensions and growing concerns over the Trump trade, there is a lot going on.
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  • 2y
    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Dollar continues to make headway against its peers with USDJPY just above the 111.0 handle, EURUSD below 1.0750 and GBPUSD slipping towards the 1.2400 mark at 0757...
  • Article / 27 March 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Stocks retreat after Trump's Obamacare defeat

    Consulting editor / TradingFloor
    Norway
    Morning Markets: Stocks retreat after Trump's Obamacare defeat
    Asia-Pacific equities retreated on Monday following losses by US stocks on Friday after the Trump administration was dealt a blow by failure in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Bonds and gold rose in a flight to safety. Oil prices fell after a meeting of Opec and non-Opec producers in Kuwait caused confusion by leaving it to an expert committee to decide on a possible extension of production cuts.
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  • Article / 24 March 2017 at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Dollar perks up as Trump gambles

    Former managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: Dollar perks up as Trump gambles
    The dollar is showing signs of life once again as the markets interpret a delay in the vote on Donald Trump's healthcare bill as a signal he may get his way after all. It's hardly a ringing endorsement, however, and an underlying nervousness still pervades markets.
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  • 2y
    Ironeyelid Ironeyelid
    I have read your comments. Trump can only simply talk but has not power at all over taxes as this is a congressional issue. One...
    2y
    Ironeyelid Ironeyelid
    We all expect much more from Saxo that giving analysis on the fringe of the weakness of someone's conversation. Conversation can never effect any long term stability...