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Less Risk Aversion than Yesterday

June 12, 2020

Friday has seen another wide reversal in share price direction. The stock markets in France, Spain, Italy, Germany and Britain so far show daily advances of 2.0%, 1.6%, 1.5%, 1.4% and 1.3%. The shift following Thursday’s big declines occurred after overnight trading in the Pacific Rim where equities fell by 2.2% in New Zealand, 1.9% […] More

Active Day for Markets In Spite of Holidays

November 11, 2019

Equity markets are open despite today’s observance of Veterans Day in the United States, Remembrance Day in Canada and Armistice Day in France, which observes the 101st anniversary of the end of World War I. Investors are reacting to some meaningful data and other developments. Street protests in Hong Kong turned more violent, sending the […] More

Focus on Both Data and Central Banks

December 10, 2015

The dollar¬†showed a mixed performance overnight, falling by 1.0% and 0.6% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, holding steady versus the yen and sterling, and rising 0.7% relative to the euro, 0.4% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.3% against the yuan and 0.1% versus the loonie. Japan’s Nikkei lost 1.3%. ¬†Elsewhere in the Pacific Rim, […] More

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