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10-year Treasury Bonds Fall Ahead of Fed Minutes

Last week the NFP added 850K new jobs to the market. The better than expected figure signaled a gradual recovery in the economy. However, yesterday, 10-year US Treasury yields fell below 1.35%, the lowest since February 24. Yesterday’s ISM services data for June was released. The figures reflected than expected
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China Backslides while Taiwan Starts Talks with the US

The first half of 2021 closes with a proper vaccination campaign in developed nations, and the gradual lifting of global lockdowns. This has reflected good results for the dollar, 10-year US Treasuries, gold, oil, and the S&P 500, the big winner of the half-year. The close of the first six
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China Starts Cutting Fiscal Stimulus as the Fed Mulls Over it

Yesterday, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) raised the short-term cash rate for the first time since March. The gesture marks a shift in the economic approach to the post-COVID19 recovery. While the Federal Reserve (Fed) continues to debate how and when to reduce fiscal stimulus in the US, the
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Bitcoin Keeps Plunging After China Escalates Crypto Crackdown

The price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies plunged on Monday as China’s central bank gathered officials from the country’s biggest banks and payment processors to recap on a cryptocurrency services ban and to instruct them to adopt a more active role in restraining cryptocurrency trading and activities involving digital assets.