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Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded 0.4% higher on Tuesday, drawing some support from an uptick in the yields of longer-dated US Treasuries. The index rebounded on Friday after touching a fresh 3-year low, and has continued recovering since.STOCKS: US markets remained...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: Despite rising US Treasury yields, the dollar was under pressure against its major peers, with traders attributing the phenomenon to concerns surrounding a potential ballooning US debt and the expectations that other central banks could start raising...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded almost 0.3% lower on Friday, adding to the losses it posted yesterday and recording a new three-year low. The continued slide in the world’s reverse currency managed to push euro/dollar to 1.2555 overnight, marking...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index fell 0.4% on Thursday, extending the significant losses it posted on Wednesday in the aftermath of the US CPI and retail sales data.STOCKS: US markets finished the day notably higher yesterday, erasing earlier losses, despite the stronger-than-anticipated US...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded 0.2% lower on Wednesday, ahead of key US inflation and retail sales data releases that could determine the currency’s short-term direction. STOCKS: US markets closed with modest gains on Tuesday, with investors appearing hesitant to take...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded nearly 0.4% lower on Tuesday, as concerns over rising US deficits and the nation’s long-term debt sustainability continued to pressure the world’s reserve currency.STOCKS: US stock indices advanced yesterday, recovering some of their recent losses....
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded 0.3% lower on Monday, despite the recent surge in 10-year US Treasury yields, which are now hovering near 2.88%.STOCKS: US equity indices experienced a tentative rebound on Friday. The S&P 500 led the way, rising by...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index was practically unchanged on Friday, remaining unfazed by the shutdown of the US government. Meanwhile, sterling gave back all of the gains it posted after the Bank of England appeared more hawkish yesterday.STOCKS: The turmoil in...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index was marginally lower on Thursday, after previously posting notable gains on Wednesday, as yields on longer-dated US Treasuries moved higher. Meanwhile, sterling was a little higher ahead of the Bank of England’s “Super Thursday” policy meeting. The...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index was practically unchanged on Tuesday, after posting some gains yesterday. The currency’s broader decline appears to have been halted, at least for now, as investors appear to be focused more on the collapse seen in...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded virtually unchanged on Monday, after recovering somewhat on Friday on the back of robust US employment data.STOCKS: US equity indices collapsed on Friday. The Dow Jones led the plunge, closing lower by 2.5%, while...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index was practically unchanged on Friday ahead of the US employment data, after it previously posted notable losses on Thursday. The yen tumbled against its major peers, weighed on by the BoJ’s regular bond-buying operations, which pushed Japanese...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index continued to retreat on Wednesday, trading 0.2% lower ahead of the FOMC policy decision later in the day.STOCKS: Japanese markets were on the defensive, with the Nikkei 225 and the Topix indices falling 0.8% and 1.2%...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The US dollar continued to stage a recovery during Tuesday’sAsian session against most majors with the exception of the yen. The latter currency was bid as it performed its traditional role of safe-haven. The dollar index was around...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar index traded marginally higher on Monday, recouping some of the losses it posted on Friday. Meanwhile, the yen remained relatively elevated after shooting up on Friday, following some remarks from BoJ Governor Kuroda.STOCKS: Asian markets were mixed. In Japan,...

Oil hits fresh 3-year highs

Oil prices reached fresh 3-year tops during the European afternoon as a falling dollar, declining US oil stockpiles and OPEC-led supply cuts continued to underpin the market.WTI crude peaked at $66.44 per barrel before it fell back to $66.00 (+0.72%) and Brent hit a high at $71.20...
The greenback came under renewed selling pressure yesterday, with the dollar index falling to find support near the psychological level of 90.00. The selloff appears to be driven by worries around the protectionist set of measures introduced by the US recently, with markets potentially...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The US dollar index opened with a small negative gap on Monday after news that the US government shut down on Friday, but managed to recover its losses to trade marginally higher in the following hours.STOCKS: Japanese markets were...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The US dollar index was marginally lower on Friday, after also trading lower yesterday, even though yields on longer-term US Treasuries were on the rise.STOCKS: Asian markets were in a sea of green today. Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Topix...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The US dollar index continued to recover on Thursday, trading nearly 0.4% higher and extending the gains it posted on Wednesday on the back of rising US treasury yields.STOCKS: Asian markets were mixed. Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Topix indices fell by...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The US currency was on its fourth straight day of declines, with the dollar index falling to its lowest in two years as other majors were boosted on hopes of policy normalization on behalf of their respective...
FOREX: The US dollar index traded marginally lower on Friday, extending the notable losses it posted on Thursday on the back of weaker-than-expected US producer price data and a stronger euro.STOCKS: Asian markets were mixed. Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Topix indices traded lower by 0.2% and 0.6% respectively, but...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The US dollar index traded slightly higher during the Asian trading session Thursday, after experiencing heightened volatility on Wednesday. The index initially took a dive on reports that China is considering to slow or cut its US bond...
The Japanese yen continued to recover during the Asian trading session Wednesday. Dollar/yen fell more than 0.7%, last trading near the 111.90 territory, with the next major support zone being near 111.70. Even though there was no clear fundamental catalyst behind the move, the...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: Upbeat data on December’s composite PMI for the Eurozone published on Thursday lifted euro/dollar towards 1.2052 (+0.32%), reversing most of yesterday’s losses as the figures suggested a faster Q4 growth for the region. Pound/dollar also gained from...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar traded slightly higher versus a basket of currencies after yesterday reaching its lowest since late September. The euro retreated a bit versus the dollar after trading around three-year high levels on Tuesday.STOCKS: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar traded lower against a basket of major currencies, with the dollar index touching a 3-month low.STOCKS: Asian markets started the year on a strong footing, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng being up nearly 1.9%, while China’s...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar edged slightly higher versus a basket of currencies but was still trading not far above a two-week low hit yesterday. The US currency continued gaining versus the yen, being supported by rising Treasury yields.STOCKS: The Nikkei...
Here are the latest developments in global markets:FOREX: The dollar was steady versus the yen at 112.62 as investors were waiting for the final tax vote to begin today, while trading was in general thin ahead of the holiday season. The euro, on the other hand, posted...
FOREX: The dollar was slightly down against a basket of currencies after posting gains on Friday following the announcement that House and Senate Republicans have found common ground on the front of tax legislation. The antipodeans were again gaining ground versus the greenback.STOCKS: The Nikkei 225...