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US Dollar remains close to 20-year high as Central Banks tighten policies

Most Asian shares dropped while Wall Street futures slightly rose today, Monday, as investors worry about tightening monetary policy pushing economies into recession. Chinese blue chips rose 0.5% as they were possibly boosted by news that President Joe Biden could

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Stocks Revive, US Dollar Declines as China Reopens

Stocks in Asia and US futures went up and seem to be recovering losses today, Monday, after China’s fewer Covid-19 cases prompted the easing of the local lockdowns. China is slowly getting back to normal with Shanghai planning to open

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US Dollar Weaker, Other Currencies, Oil, Gold Rise

The US Dollar and US Treasuries retreated during the Asian session, today, Monday. Asian stocks traded mixed and were under pressure as China’s Covid lockdowns spark worries about the growth and outlook of one of the world’s biggest economies. Equities

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Stocks & Oil Down as China Data Fall Short

Asian stock markets fell, and oil prices dropped after the release of China’s disappointing economic data exposed how much lockdowns have harmed the world’s second largest economy. China’s April retail sales slid 11.1% on the year. Industrial output fell 2.9%

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US Dollar Rises, Stock Markets Decline on Economic Growth Concerns

Stocks extended their losses and the US dollar climbed to 20-year highs today, Monday. The Asian stocks’ fall, and US stock futures’ decline was spurred by a “fresh” round of risk aversion emerging from high inflation, rate hikes, and economic

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Fed Rate Hike Expectations Push US Dollar Higher

US companies’ earnings have been mixed, the US dollar strengthens, oil and gold are dropping as investors expect the Fed to raise interest rates to curb inflation. In the meantime, the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China keep looming

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US dollar stronger as investors weigh inflation, lockdowns, war

Investors’ sentiment continues to be affected by the Fed’s hawkish attitude, the Russian invasion-related commodity disruption, the possibility of an economic slowdown, and China’s lockdowns which threaten to further intensify supply-chain disruptions while further fueling inflation risks. US Treasuries US

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US Dollar Strengthens as the Yen & Gold Falls

Key global markets continue to be primarily affected by the Russia -Ukraine war, the lockdowns in China, inflation, and interest rate hikes. Government bonds – including Australia and New Zealand’s – sharply declined and US equity futures dropped today, Monday,

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US Markets Could Open Lower as Oil & Gold Rise

US equity, S&P 500, Nasdaq and EUROSTOXX 50 futures slipped. Meanwhile, Hong Kong stocks surged as the city eased restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Fighting in Ukraine continues, and investors are watching closely for a peace deal.

Theodora Pavlova