Risk rebound continues

By Craig Erlam European stocks were off to a positive start on Monday, following a relatively muted day in Asia amid bank holiday closures in China, Hong Kong and South Korea. UK


King dollar feeds off aggressive Fed

By Han Tan, Chief Market Analyst at Exinity Group King dollar’s scorched-earth ascent to a fresh 20-year peak has clobbered broad swathes of financial markets, with dollar-denominated assets clearly bearing the brunt.


Bad medicine is what I need

By Jeffrey Halley      Central banks have gone full Bon Jovi handing out some monetary policy bad medicine over the past 24 hours, as the fight against inflation permeates even the most ardent


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.


China Covid hopes boost Asia

By Jeffrey Halley  Asian markets are mostly positive Monday morning as Shanghai announced a raft of stimulus measures and both Shanghai and Beijing eased Covid-19 restrictions. The devil is in the detail


Sentiment shaky on growth worries

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM It’s a new week but the same old story for financial markets as global growth concerns and inflation fears leave investors on edge. Asian


Wild week ends

By Craig Erlam It’s been another wild ride in the markets this week, but indices are on course to end it roughly where they started. There has been a lot to digest


Jumpin’ Vlad flash cuts his gas

By Jeffrey Halley The Ukraine/Russia conflict has suffered some headline fatigue of late, and more than a little complacency by the world’s financial markets, as China’s slowdown fears grabbed centre-stage. The economic


A Bullard in a China shop

By Jeffrey Halley The ‘who can be the most hawkish Fed President’ quiz continued overnight as James Bullard came out swinging, suggesting that Fed Funds may need to rise to a “neutral”

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