Tag Archives: China

27.09.12

Spanish Anger Sends the Single Currency Lower

Euro under pressure as Spanish protests on austerity unsettle markets. Sterling holds firm versus euro and dollar. Risk aversion in markets aids dollar rally. Aussie & Kiwi dollars go bid on speculation China will act to support growth. For more … Continue reading

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25.09.12

Euro Weakens as German Economic Data Disappoints

Euro weakens against majors, German economic data disappoints. Sterling hits week and a half hgih versus single currency. Lack of risk appetite in global markets sends dollar higher. Aussie, Kiwi dollars fall on prospect economic growth in China is slowing

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11.09.12

Fed and Economic Stimulus Hopes in Focus.

Sterling holds around $1.60 on Fed easing expectations. Euro remains bullish. Potential Fed action keeps dollar bearish. Aussie, Kiwi remain lower on China concern. For more information see tool bar above, click ‘Market Data’ then ‘Market Commentary’.

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10.09.12

Pound Storms Past $1.60 for First Time Since May

UK industrial output grows as fastest pace in 25 years. Euro ends week on bullish note. Market attention shifts to Thursday’s FOMC statement. Aussie retreats as Chinese imports fall. For more information see tool bar above, click market data then … Continue reading

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22.05.12

Euro Gets Respite, But Stays Under Pressure

Sterling holds firm as euro recovery short lived. Single currency under pressure on euro zone uncertainties. Risk aversion boosts dollar. Rand gains on speculation China stimulus to boost Gold. For more information see tool bar above, click ‘Market Data’ then … Continue reading

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21.05.12

Are we Seeing a Dead Cat Bounce in the Euro?

Euro stems losses versus majors but for how long? Speculation China may input stimulus sparks rise in risk appetite. Sterling still suffering at the prospect of more QE. G8 leaders back Greece to remain in eurozone. For more information see … Continue reading

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19.04.12

BoE Posen Sheds his Dovish Feathers

BoE rallies after BoE minutes shows Posen change of heart. Euro trading heavy as Spain weighs. US Existing home sales may lead to dollar gains. Aussie, Kiwi rise on speculation China may easy policy. For more information see tool bar … Continue reading

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17.04.12

Euro Finds Support Ahead of Key Spanish Debt Auction

Euro suffers as markets await Spanish bond auction. Risk appetite cools as stocks slide to help greenback. Sterling gives up some gains versus euro but holds 1.21 handle. Hedge funds sell commodity currencies on Chinese data to send rand lower. … Continue reading

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02.04.12

Sterling Starts New Month on a Positive Footing

Dollar continues to see weakness as risk factor still in play. Strong Chinese manufacturing data boosts risk in currency markets. Sterling continues to perform well against dollar and euro. Markets await key manufacturing data in UK and US. For more … Continue reading

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23.03.12

Weak Economic Data in UK Drags Down GBP/EUR

Sterling falters after weaker than expected UK economic data released. Dollar finds support after weaker Chinese and eurozone data posted. Global stock markets fall as Chinese PMI data see’s risk aversion return. New Zealand & Australian dollar fall as risk … Continue reading

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