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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 in Japan experienced a slight rise, Chinese tech stocks slid

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 over the markets affecting investors’ sentiment. Stock Markets Mixed financial
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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 treasuries, stocks, and US equity futures fell today, Monday as
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Fed: Inflation is Temporary; Dollar, Oil, Gold Down

The new trading week starts with a weaker U.S. dollar and investors uncertain about inflationary pressures being temporary. New lockdowns are being imposed all around Europe while oil is down. U.S. Dollar The U.S. dollar fell on Monday morning in Asia. It remained lower than its longer-than-a-year high. Investors are
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U.S. Dollar & Pound Down, Oil & Gold Up

The new trading week opens with a weakened U.S. dollar and British Pound while inflation concerns are casting a shadow over global markets. Oil, the black gold, is on a rally while gold- the shiny metal – is also on the rise. Forex: The U.S. dollar (USD) fell on Monday
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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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China Releases Data While Bitcoin Dips Below 35K

A new trading week is beginning today with the US and UK markets closed for Memorial Day and the spring bank holiday respectively. Bitcoin is trading below $35,000 and Asian markets are off to a strong start for the trading session on the back of Chinese economic data releases. Early
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Cryptocurrencies and Stock Markets Record Rapid Declines

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve (Fed) released data from its April meeting, a meeting that took place before the US employment decline, hiring constraints, and the unexpected rebound in consumer prices. Nevertheless, the Fed sees the economy as gradually recovering, and given the pace of inflation, they hinted at the possibility