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Forex Trading Weekly Outlook: All Eyes On Fed’s Favourite Inflation Measure

The US dollar index (DXY) failed to leverage the tailwinds stemming from unexpectedly high inflation figures in January, rising Treasury yields and further downward adjustments to anticipated rate cuts for 2024. This ...

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Forex Trading Weekly Outlook: Is The USD On A Launchpad?

Last week, the release of January's US inflation data, which surpassed expectations, initially rattled currency markets. The dollar surged against all counterparts, buoyed by a reassessment of future rate projections. ...

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US Inflation Rate Surprises To The Upside: Dollar Rallies

It was supposed to be another benign inflation report according to economist estimates, potentially paving the way for the Federal Reserve to initiate rate cuts in the first half of the year.

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Forex Trading: Dollar Firm on Safe Haven Demand

The past week showcased the dollar as the star performer in the FX market, drawing in safe-haven seekers and surging ahead against all other major currencies.

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Will inflation continue to slow after summer?

Slowing inflation after the summer would be good for the cost of living but might be a bad omen for a recession.

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What's in store for commodities in 2023?

Commodities are getting interesting again. The benchmark commodity index is in a bear market, down more than 20% from its 2022 high, is this the time for bulls to jump back in?

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Switzerland: The Land of Cheese, Chocolate, and Investment Opportunities

Swiss stocks have proven to be more resilient during the recent market rout. The SMI index has outperformed its counterpart Stoxx50 by more than 7% this year. What is driving the difference?

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What is driving soft commodities?

Supply and inflationary pressures have spread across agricultural markets, with prices for soft commodities including sugar, coffee, and cocoa all well up double digits since early 2020. What are the drivers? And is ...

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WeChat in focus

As the Chinese authorities announce that Xi Jinping's 'shared prosperity' campaign measures will soon fade, it is hard to expect Tencent, the Chinese online gaming and social networking giant, to be off the hook. According to the latest ...

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Fade the USD now the Fed has hiked?

Dollar bulls have had a good six months in preparation for the first Fed rate hike. But now it’s happened, US rates are higher with promises to go much higher - will the next six months be as good?

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Bond markets could be pricing in too many hikes

The yield on 10-year Treasuries just struck a 2-year high and Fed funds futures are pricing a near certainty that the Fed hikes in March with more to follow from the Fed and other central banks in 2022. Is that too much?

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