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March, 2023

  • 25 March 2023 2:34 am

    Market Drivers – US Session 24/03/2023

    It is predicted that the EUR/USD will end the week with respectable gains of 0.89%. The US economy slowed down overall on Friday, according to mixed economic data. The goal of ECB officials is still to lower the Eurozone’s high inflation rates.Key DevelopmentsJoachim Nagel, the president of the Bundesbank, said …

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  • 25 March 2023 1:45 am

    How have oil markets interpreted statements by Novak, US Energy Secretary

    WTI crude oil, which had fallen by 3% in earlier trading, reduced its losses by 2% to end at $69.215 per barrel, returning to levels that are not much higher than they were almost two years ago. To end the day at slightly under $75 a barrel, Brent crude fell …

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  • 25 March 2023 12:41 am

    US stocks end volatile week in the green territory

    US stocks closed in positive territory on Friday after a volatile week following the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision on Wednesday and further pressure in the banking sector. The S&P 500, which fell as much as 1% in early Friday trading, ended up 0.57%. The Dow Jones and technology-heavy Nasdaq …

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  • 24 March 2023 11:30 pm

    Global markets rattled again by fresh Deutsche Bank crisis

    Two new issues have jolted the world markets. Bond insurance rates at Deutsche Bank increased, which is mimicking what occurred to Credit Suisse before it failed. Also, according to news sources, the US Justice Department is looking into European institutions, such as Credit Suisse and UBS, for allegedly assisting Russian …

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  • 24 March 2023 10:01 pm

    Gold price consolidates after mixed US data

    In spite of lower yields supporting gold, the US dollar has increased and is now weakening the Gold Index (XAU/USD). Geopolitical concerns are causing central banks to raise their gold holdings, according to a recent report. At the time of writing, the price of XAU/USD is $1,979.64.\ After halting in …

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  • 24 March 2023 7:38 pm

    The US Dollar Index advances for two days

    After falling to a 7-week low of 101.91, the US Dollar Index (DXY) rises 1.58%. The DXY hit a daily low of 102.50 before trading as of this writing at 103.094. The DXY is neutrally biassed on the daily chart because it is still above the 100.85 2023 low. The …

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  • 24 March 2023 6:33 pm

    GBP/USD retreats amid resurgent dollar demand

    The GBP/USD pair comes under intense selling pressure on Friday and extends the overnight retracement slide from the vicinity of mid-1.2300s, or its highest level since February. Spot prices, however, manage to rebound a few pips from the daily low and trade above the 1.2200 mark during the early North …

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  • 24 March 2023 5:33 pm

    Euro, sterling fall sharply amid jitters over European banks

    On Friday, banks-related anxiety caused the euro and pound to plunge against a rising dollar, as better-than-expected economic data failed to improve the mood. European banking stocks dropped on concerns that the largest issues to hit the industry since the 2008 financial crisis have not yet been resolved, with giants …

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  • 24 March 2023 4:42 pm

    US Durable Goods Orders decline in February

    The US Census Bureau said on Friday that orders for durable goods in the US fell by 1%, or $2.6 billion, in February to $268.4 billion. This estimate was less than the market consensus for a growth of 0.6% and follows January’s loss of 5% (updated from -4.5%). “Excluding transportation, …

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  • 24 March 2023 3:47 pm

    UK business survey points to Q1 growth and growing confidence

    An industry poll released on Friday revealed that British businesses reported a second month of growth in March, indicating that the country’s GDP grew in the first quarter of 2023. The S&P Global/CIPS UK Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which includes both manufacturing and service businesses, reported a “flash” reading …

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  • 24 March 2023 2:42 pm

    European banking stocks are falling after a turbulent week


    Banking stocks fell again on Friday after a turbulent week as investors worried that the worst problems in the sector since the 2008 financial crisis had yet to be contained. The index of major European banks fell 2.2 percent in early trading, with Swiss bank UBS down 6.4 percent. Deutsche …

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  • 24 March 2023 1:51 pm

    Eurozone Preliminary Manufacturing PMI drops to 47.1 in March

    According to S&P Global Research’s most recent manufacturing activity survey, which was released on Friday, the manufacturing sector declined in the Eurozone widened in March. The Eurozone Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was 47.1 in March compared to the anticipated 49.0 and the previous reading of 48.5. A four-month low …

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  • 24 March 2023 12:47 pm

    Dollar is falling and the yen is rising as dealers evaluate the path of US interest

    The dollar settled near its lowest level in seven weeks on Friday, as concern about banks kept investors cautious and dealers assessed the possibility that the Federal Reserve (the US central bank) would stop raising interest rates. The dollar index, which measures the performance of the US currency against six …

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