FOMC minutes settle nerves

By Jeffrey Halley  The FOMC Minutes, released overnight, settled a few nerves, temporarily signalling another couple of 50bps rate hikes in June and July before a pause in September. The dreaded 75bps

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Least worst choices

By Jeffrey Halley  The Reserve Bank of New Zealand raised policy rates by 0.50% to 2.0% Wednesday morning, with Governor Orr setting a hawkish tone in the press conference afterwards. In the

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Growth fears strain sentiment

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM Asian shares and US equity futures flashed red Tuesday morning despite the overnight rally on Wall Street. Investors seem to be on edge, adopting

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Cyprus hosts 15,000 Ukrainian refugees

Some 15,000 Ukrainian refugees fleeing from Russia’s invasion have found refuge in Cyprus, with migrant flows from the conflict continuing. Since the start of the war on 24 February and up until

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Snap, crackle, pop!

By Jeffrey Halley Snap, Crackle, Pop! may bring back memories of breakfast cereals, but for Snap Inc their quarterly guidance was more of a dog’s breakfast. Snap’s stock price went snap, crackle,

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Asia starts week cautiously

By Jeffrey Halley Recessionary concerns continue to hold back the buy-the-dippers in Asia on Monday, with stock markets ignoring the strong rally by US index futures. It is always worth taking the

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