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The US 30 index (cash) has been in the red since the pullback from the steep descending trendline around 31,500 almost a week ago, currently approaching July’s trough of 30,349.

US Open Note – Recession fears keep jolting markets

Signs of recession pop up in earnings Sellers stormed into stock markets as giant US retailers Target and Walmart revealed a hit in margins on the back of rising labor and energy costs, with the former losing more than a third of its share value on Wednesday despite serving only local clients.

US Open Note – Stocks pare gains; European currencies slip too after nice rally

Recession not fully priced in Who will pay the price? That's the question that bothers investors nowadays as businesses feel more confident to transfer rising production costs to consumers and central banks constantly message markets that additional rate increases are the immediate solution for spiraling inflation.

US Open Note – Upbeat data drive risk-on mode ahead of Powell's speech; Euro gears up on rate hike outlook

Pound is the best performer, but for how long? Markets were volatile ahead of the US open, with the European currencies switching to recovery mode after a period of heavy selling, and the US dollar index losing some steam as some rosy data releases shifted funds to riskier assets and hopes for China easing lockdown measures flourished.

Why US stock markets face tremendous downside pressures? – Stock Market News

Stock markets have been shaken this year by increasing fears concerning the global economic outlook. Persistent inflationary pressures, worries over recession, and the anticipation of aggressive monetary tightening have been largely weighing on investors’ risk sentiment, luring away liquidity from risky assets.

US Open Note – Pound crashes on dovish rate hike; Wall Street eyes bearish open

Pound crashes after BoE policy decision The Bank of England stuck to its March guidance, confirming expectations of a 25bps rate hike to 1.

US Open Note – Falling dollar breathes life into the euro; Wall Street in the red

3Dollar loses steam but is still the king The king dollar cooled off against a basket of six major currencies in the last trading day of April, having previously rapidly advanced to a two-decade high of 103.

US Open Note – No mercy for the euro; BoJ policy decision, Meta earnings next in focus

Euro plummets as Russian gas issues resurface There was no mercy for the depressed euro during the late European trading hours on Wednesday.

US Open Note – Euro cheers on rate hike talk; stocks in the green as well

ECB’s rate hike talk intensifies It seems the European Central Bank (ECB) is prepping for the new reality of higher interest rates to fight inflation even though geopolitical developments around Ukraine keep clouding the Eurozone’s economic outlook.

US Open Note – Wall Street opens higher; commodity currencies outperform

Global stocks cautiously up Wall Street started Wednesday’s session on the bullish side, with Dow Jones gaining the biggest traction.

US Open Note – Dollar stands firm; ECB meeting minutes fail to move the euro

Dollar preserves FOMC boost; stocks weaker The US dollar kept its lead against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, trading almost at a one-year high.

US Open Note – Dollar gains and US futures mixed amid fading peace hopes

Market sentiment remains tentative as investors eye ceasefire negotiations The peace talks between Ukraine and Russia are set to resume on Friday via video conference, but yesterday’s positive signs of progress seem to have completely evaporated.

US Open Note – US futures gain but dollar slips on signs of progress in peace talks

Dollar retreats as risk sentiment improves; euro edges higher The ongoing ceasefire negotiations between Russia and Ukraine, alongside Japan’s sanctions on Russia are the key drivers for the markets today.

US Open Note – US data enhance dollar as NATO summit begins

NATO summit could set the next phase in geopolitical crisis World leaders are attending a series of summits in Brussels on Thursday, as NATO, the G7 and European Union hold crisis talks over Ukraine.

US Open Note – Pound unsurprised by Sunak’s mini budget; stocks moderately down

Gold steady, bond yields decelerate The military disaster in Ukraine remained mainly unchanged on Thursday, making investors wonder whether the ongoing talks between Russian and Ukrainian officials are indeed aiming for a ceasefire or are just a channel to persuade the opposite side to give up on its conditions.

US Open Note – Pound corrects lower after dovish BoE; commodities up again

Dollar weaker after hawkish FOMC The US dollar continued to trade lower against a basket of major currencies for the third consecutive day to reach 98.

Technical Analysis – US30 index uptick is not enough to alter its bearish outlook

The US 30 index has witnessed an uptick over the last few trading sessions as the negativity in the price seems to be waning.

US Open Note – US stock markets open higher, dollar slips as yields retreat

Dollar softer ahead of FOMC The US dollar rallied earlier today against the Japanese yen as US Treasury yields spiked to multi-year highs.

US Open Note – Markets hope for peace talks; US stock futures mixed

Risk mode on as Ukraine-Russia start the fourth round of discussions While there is no clarity on what the positive assessments from the latest Russian-Ukraine high-level talks are, markets continued to behave like the fourth-round of talks would result in another positive outcome today even if Russia's attacks expanded closer to the Polish borders, and the war conditions remain largely unchanged.

Weekly Comment – Fed and BoE meetings awaited amid intensifying ceasefire negotiations

It was a highly volatile week for markets as investors constantly assessed the developments over the Russian invasion of Ukraine.



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