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Fed Chair Powell halts dollar rally

Fed Chair Powell halts dollar rally

By Trading Point | 10 hour ago (08 Feb, 2023, 06:30 AM (UTC+04:00))

Fed Chair Powell reiterates disinflation remarksDollar slides as investors revise their implied rate path slightly lowerEurozone inflation expectations edge upDollar retreats as Powell fails to appear...

Markets Buoyed, Bitcoin Rebounds Post Powell Comments

Markets Buoyed, Bitcoin Rebounds Post Powell Comments

By Craig Erlam | 10 hour ago (08 Feb, 2023, 06:00 AM (UTC+04:00))

European equity markets are expected to open a little higher on Wednesday following a positive shift on Wall Street on Tuesday, while Asia overnight was a very mixed bag. Investors appear a little...

European Open: Macro Vacuum

European Open: Macro Vacuum

By Stephen Innes | 10 hour ago (08 Feb, 2023, 06:00 AM (UTC+04:00))

Investors are trying to drum up the muster to get back into the soft landing trade, which means rates are still high, but rate volatility dies. Still in the back of their mind is that scorcher of an...

Pre-Asia Open: Tea Leaves

Pre-Asia Open: Tea Leaves

By Stephen Innes | 11 hour ago (08 Feb, 2023, 05:30 AM (UTC+04:00))

MARKETS Amid a macro vacuum, stocks are higher after Chair Powell did not go out of his way to smother investors in a hawkish wet blanket; instead, he confirmed that the Fed is open to a broader...

Looking Back at the Markets in January and Ahead to February 2023

Looking Back at the Markets in January and Ahead to February 2023

By Brad McMillan | 11 hour ago (08 Feb, 2023, 05:00 AM (UTC+04:00))

After a tough December, the markets rallied in January. Fears about inflation faded, and hopes that the Fed would hike rates more slowly—or even start cutting them—dominated markets as...

Bull Now, Bear Later?

Bull Now, Bear Later?

By Lance Roberts | 20 hour ago (07 Feb, 2023, 20:30 PM (UTC+04:00))

Last week, we discussed why the more bullish technical formations were at odds with the many recession forecasts. Not surprisingly, that article generated substantial pushback from readers, pointing...

Equity Markets Cautious; Bitcoin Remains Fairly Strong

Equity Markets Cautious; Bitcoin Remains Fairly Strong

By Craig Erlam | 20 hour ago (07 Feb, 2023, 20:30 PM (UTC+04:00))

Equity markets are treading water on Tuesday as investors take a pause following quite an eventful week. Investors seem a little lost this week, disheartened by the jobs report, poor tech earnings,...

High Beta, Small Cap Value Still Lead Equity Factors in 2023

High Beta, Small Cap Value Still Lead Equity Factors in 2023

By James Picerno | 20 hour ago (07 Feb, 2023, 20:00 PM (UTC+04:00))

The U.S. stock market rally this year continues to be led by so-called high-beta stocks, which are outperforming the broad market by a wide margin, based on a set of proxy ETFs through Monday’s close...

Caution Ahead of Powell After RBA’s Hawkish Drumbeat

Caution Ahead of Powell After RBA’s Hawkish Drumbeat

By Trading Point | 20 hour ago (07 Feb, 2023, 20:00 PM (UTC+04:00))

Equity markets struggle to get back on their feet after hawkish Bostic and RBADollar holds near one-month highs, aussie jumps as RBA flags more rate hikesYen perks up on wage data, gold firmer ahead...

Can You Smell the FOMO?

Can You Smell the FOMO?

By Alfonso Peccatiello | 1 day ago (07 Feb, 2023, 07:00 AM (UTC+04:00))

Last week, FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) became the prevailing market narrative. As data seemed to further validate the soft landing narrative and central bankers became ‘’data...

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