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  • Video / Yesterday at 10:24 GMT

    Is Trump still on? — #SaxoStrats

    Kay Van-Petersen
    Trump's healthcare bill was not passed and, according to Saxo’s global macro strategist Kay Van-Petersen, the question now is if Trump is still "on"? This week Van-Petersen also draws attention to the release of final Q4 UK and US GDP figures, the formal triggering of article 50 in the UK and meetings at several central banks.
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  • 14h
    Peter Garnry Peter Garnry
    It seems like the market is writing a new narrative here post Trump’s defeat. Negative sentiment in key risky asset classes with S&P 500 (cash) down 0.8%...
    14h
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    Crude oil has hit new lows for the day as the risk off sentiment in stocks has triggered additional long liquidation. Both Brent and WTI are holding...
  • Article / Yesterday at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Stocks retreat after Trump's Obamacare defeat

    Saxo Bank
    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 / 16 March 2017 at 13:00 GMT

    Keep calm and carry on

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    Keep calm and carry on
    The US Federal Reserve delivered a quarter-point rate rise on Wednesday, as expected, and issued a calm statement, showing that the Fed is sticking to its game plan and feels no way behind with the pace of normalisation. Meanwhile, the failure of the far-right challenger to win the Dutch election sparked a relief rally seen in narrowing of European bond spreads.
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    16 March
    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    Going 8 years at near the zero bound and now pretending like one is not behind is a bit of denial.
  • 13 March
    fxtime fxtime
    I am a Scot and personally would prefer Scotland to remain in the UK if for no other reason than saving the scots from themselves.
    16 March
    brian1983 brian1983
    if scotland leaves UK sturgeon will hv complete power over scotland and perhaps be scotland PM.
    16 March
    brian1983 brian1983
    fxtime, do u think gbp usd is a short at this moment, pending queen sign off the bill, May to trigger article 50