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  • Article / Monday at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Dollar losing streak extends

    Managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: Dollar losing streak extends
    Dollar's losing streak has extended for the fourth day in a row as a turbulent press conference between the two foremost leaders of the western world unveiled the divisions that lie between the protectionist agenda of president Donald Trump and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
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  • Video / 16 March 2017 at 9:25 GMT

    Focus on FOMC policy statement: Moltke-Leth

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    The US Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates by 0.25%, but did its statement contain any nuggets of detail? Christoffer Moltke-Leth, director of global sales trading at Saxo Capital Markets, Singapore, explains.
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  • Article / 10 March 2017 at 11:00 GMT

    Draghi calls for reform, but reluctant politicians unlikely to act

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Draghi calls for reform, but reluctant politicians unlikely to act
    Mario Draghi has kept rates on hold despite an uptick in inflation, much to the frustration of German politicians who clearly miss the days of the Bundesbank deciding monetary policy. Meanwhile Draghi's reform calls are likely to fall on deaf ears. Meanwhile the euro is heading for parity with the US dollar this year.
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    10 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Short-term technicals like the Euro...however, get to the weekly and monthly and the Dollar is favoured. I would be wary ahead of Non-Farm Payroll.

    To boost...
    10 March
    vanita vanita
    Thank-you very much Steve.
    10 March
    OROUC OROUC
    Thanks a lot Steve.. very helpfull
  • Article / 22 February 2017 at 15:00 GMT

    China-US trade war — the bark is not the bite

    Managing Director / Asia-analytica Research
    China
    China-US trade war — the bark is not the bite
    China has so far refused to be baited into the first steps down a mutually destructive spiral of a trade war, as events since Trump’s inauguration have shown. But it shouldn't be assumed that the new US president actually wants to start a trade war – there are easier ways of being seen as living up to his China campaign promise. Do not mistake the bark for the bite.
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  • Article / 17 February 2017 at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Negative Trump effect spills over to Asia

    Morning Markets: Negative Trump effect spills over to Asia
    The demise of the Trump trade rally on Wall St on Thursday was felt across Asian markets today, with key bourses losing ground. The Nikkei headed sharply lower, with the high yen eroding confidence in the outlook for Japan's export-driven economy. Meanwhile in neighbouring South Korea, the vice-chairman of Samsung, Lee Jae-Yong, was arrested over bribery allegations; the uncertain future for the heir apparent of the global electronics giant weighed on its share price.
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  • Article / 13 February 2017 at 6:06 GMT

    3 Numbers: US inflation expectations shift higher

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: US inflation expectations shift higher
    While 1970s-style robust price rises are a long way off for the US, there's no doubt that the Fed is going to have to push harder against rising inflation even if the odds are low for a near-term rate hike. Meanwhile, two stockmarkets that are on a tear are worth watching – the Brexit-inspired FTSE 100 and Argentina's much revived Merval.
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  • Article / 10 February 2017 at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Trump reinvigorates the reflation trade

    Managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: Trump reinvigorates the reflation trade
    The great reinflation trade is once again alive and kicking after president Trump pledged a 'phenomenal' plan was in the pipeline for a raft of business tax cuts. Meanwhile, Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe flies in for bilateral talks set against the backdrop of a weakening yen.
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