Markets cautious post-jobs report

By Craig Erlam A relatively slow start to the week as investors continue to digest Friday’s jobs report and what it means for financial markets, just as some optimism was returning. The

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Struggling for parity

By Jeffrey Halley    Things are looking messy, especially in Forex Land where the Euro is within a hair’s breadth of trading at parity with the US Dollar Tuesday morning. Overnight, the single

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NFP says ‘What Recession!’

By Edward Moya The US economy is clearly not slowing as fast as many were thinking as the labour market remains robust. America added 372,000 NFP jobs in June, much better than

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Tragedy in Japan

By Jeffrey Halley    Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in “grave condition” after being shot while campaigning for parliamentary elections in the city of Nara. Current PM Fumio Kishida said Abe

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Recession meltdown

By Jeffrey Halley    Recession fears buffeted markets overnight, with the price action across various asset classes looking like a self-sustaining negative feedback loop, triggering more stop losses as prices slumped and dragging

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Beijing reopening dulls NFP retreat

By Jeffrey Halley Wall Street had another schizophrenic day on Friday as May US Non-Farm Payrolls outperformed, rising by 390,000 jobs, slightly less than April, but well above market forecasts of 325,000.

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What’s the good oil?

By Jeffrey Halley Oil markets are on the move Thursday morning, with oil prices dipping by 2.0% in early trading after the Financial Times reported that Saudi Arabia has indicated to western

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