The USDJPY has been able to grind below the 109.50 level, the 100 hour MA and even made it to the 200 hour MA at the 109.09 area (@Pippin). That low also corresponded with the low from Sept 29th. The price … Continue reading
Comments from the Bank of England’s Forbes: Pound rise impact on inflation to peak at end-2014 Medium-term inflation expectations ‘contained’ Pound rise is drag on UK trade, growth, jobs, CPI The pound ticked lower on the bit of jawboning.
The S&P 500 is down 1% to the lows of the day at 1952. I’m keeping an eye on the 61.8% retracement of the August/Sept rally at 1949. I don’t believe in any move that happens at quarter-end/beginning until it … Continue reading
Goldman Sachs cut its Q3 US GDP tracking estimate to 3.1% from 3.3% after today’s construction spending report.
The USDCAD has pushed lower in trading today after testing the highs from yesterday and the high going back to January 2014. There have been two prominent highs for the trading year. The 1st occurred at the end of January. The second … Continue reading
Scott Thiel, head of European & Global Bonds at BlackRock is out in a Reuters story: Market is taking for granted the ECB will buy government bonds Investors buying more Italian and Spanish government bonds on expectations the ECB will … Continue reading
Preliminary data from Morningstar showed that PIMCO’s total return fund fell 0.94% in September trailing 76% of its peers, reports Reuters. It was the worst performance since Dec 2013. Net asset value in the total return ETF fell 0.52% but … Continue reading
USD/JPY falls to fresh session low as the bond rally continues The Fed will buy its last bonds this month (at least until QE4) but the market is absolutely rushing into bonds to start the quarter. Or maybe they’re rushing … Continue reading
Australian Herald-Sun RBA watcher Terry McCrann is out with his latest follow the soft Australian retail sales report today. He takes issue with comments from former RBA director Warwick McKibbin, who called for rate hikes a day earlier in The … Continue reading
Current levels as the markets close FTSE 6557.52 Cac 4366.27 Dax 9390.08 Ibex 10753.20 FTSE Mib 20706.31 Estoxx 3195.08 European bonds Italy 2.29% -5bp Spain 2.07% -7bp Portugal 3.08% -9bp Germany 0.903% -4bp Not the best start to the new … Continue reading
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