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Risk appetite picks up as China eases zero-Covid policy
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27 DEC clock 12:38

Risk appetite picks up as China eases zero-Covid policy

Stock markets are gaining while the US dollar is softening after China announced it would drop its quarantine requirements for inbound visitors. This further eases three-year border controls aimed at curbing Covid-19.
How might 2022 US midterm elections affect stocks? Here are 3 scenarios.
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08 NOV clock 12:49

How might 2022 US midterm elections affect stocks? Here are 3 scenarios.

Since 1946, US stocks typically fared better in 6-month period after midterms elections, than six months prior.
USD/JPY hits 20-year highs
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07 JUN clock 11:39

USD/JPY hits fresh 20-year highs

JPY pressure is intense at the moment. 10-year US Treasury yields have moved above 3% and as long as those yields are rushing higher, momentum is bullish in USD/JPY. The BoJ continues to view the weak yen as mainly positive.
Risk off slows as oil explodes higher
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02 MAR clock 16:25

Risk off slows as oil explodes higher

Markets enter another day of conflict in Ukraine, battered by uncertainty and the threat of more sanctions from the West.
Choppy markets continue to the beat of geopolitics
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18 FEB clock 10:16

Choppy markets continue to the beat of geopolitics

It’s been another 24-hours of whipsaw price action in financial markets with US stocks zig-zagging again on headlines from the Ukraine-Russian frontline.