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July, 2024

  • 24 July 2024 2:07 am

    Can Fed, ECB Fully Adjust Their Monetary Strategies?

    The Federal Reserve introduced flexible average inflation targeting (FAIT) in 2019-20 to improve performance in a low interest rate world. The Fed believed it had a problem with low inflation, as its preferred measure of inflation had averaged just over 1.5% between 2010 and 2019. The review committing the central …

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  • 24 July 2024 1:32 am

    Market Drivers; US Session, July 23

    Despite a little decline in US Treasury yields, the USD Index saw some gains and returned to the 104.50 region. The preliminary S&P Global Manufacturing and Services PMIs and advanced goods trade balance are due on July 24, with new home sales coming in second. In addition to continuing Monday’s …

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  • 24 July 2024 12:29 am

    US Stocks’ Recent Uptrend halted Ahead of Tech Giants’ Earnings

    Stocks’ rally to record highs in 2024 has come to a pause as corporate earnings season begins to highlight the market’s true potential; Attention is now turning to the profits of the technology sector, especially the so-called “Great Seven”, the technology giants: Apple, Microsoft, Meta Platforms, Amazon, Tesla, Alphabet (the …

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  • 23 July 2024 11:48 pm

    Japanese Yen Boosted Senior Japanese Politician’s Remarks

    By The USD/JPY pair has plummeted over 0.85% and dropped below the Ichimoku Cloud (Kumo) for the first time since January 15, hinting at possible extended downtrend. Bearish RSI suggests further falls, with supports at 155.00, 154.55, 151.86, and resistance at 156.33. A breach may push to 157.00, potentially reversing …

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  • 23 July 2024 10:12 pm

    US yields, Fed rate cut bets push XAU/USD higher

    Gold prices have risen above $2,400, ending a four-day losing streak due to falling US Treasury yields. Market players are awaiting crucial economic data, including June’s inflation and Q2 GDP, to gauge the Fed’s next move. India’s import tax cut on gold and silver has also boosted retail demand, supporting …

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  • 23 July 2024 9:14 pm

    Bitcoin Shaken, But not battered by Mt. Gox’s $2.8 Billion Outflows

    Tuesday saw a brief decline in the price of bitcoin when the trustee in charge of the defunct Mt. Gox exchange transferred an astounding $2.8 billion worth of the cryptocurrency into two different wallets. Though they caution of a possibly chaotic week ahead owing to impending news events, analysts believe …

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  • 23 July 2024 8:10 pm

    Is Quantitative Tightening Causing a Cash Crunch for BoE?


    Exploring the realm of central bank reserves and the recently created Short-Term Repo (STR) program by the Bank of England is crucial. It investigates if this instrument is pointing to a possible problem with the Bank’s strategy to use quantitative tightening to reduce the size of its balance sheet. Background …

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  • 23 July 2024 7:24 pm

    Will BoC cut interest rates for the second successive time?

    The Bank of Canada is set to cut interest rates for a second straight meeting to avoid a recession and prevent an inflation flare-up. Governor Tiff Macklem stated that he sees a soft landing, a slowdown that cools price pressures without triggering mass job losses. He became the first Group …

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  • 23 July 2024 3:00 pm

    Tech Earnings in Focus as U.S. Stock Futures Stabilize

    U.S. stock index futures steadied on Tuesday morning, ahead of crucial earnings reports from tech giants Alphabet and Tesla. These reports are expected to significantly influence market sentiment in the coming weeks. At 06:40 ET, Dow Jones Futures edged up 0.1%, S&P 500 Futures mirrored the Dow’s gains, while Nasdaq …

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  • 23 July 2024 12:02 pm

    European Shares Steady as Tech Gains Offset Miner Losses Amid Earnings and ECB Outlook

    European stocks opened flat on Tuesday, with gains in the technology sector balancing out losses in metal miners. This balanced start follows the market’s best performance in over a month on Monday. Driving the technology sector’s upward momentum were strong earnings reports from software giant SAP and computer peripherals manufacturer …

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  • 23 July 2024 10:32 am

    Asian Stocks Mostly Rise on Tech Rebound, China Lags Despite Rate Cut

    Asian stock markets saw a mixed performance on Tuesday, with most indices rising as technology stocks rebounded from recent losses. However, Chinese markets remained under pressure due to ongoing concerns about the country’s economic outlook and the potential for renewed trade tensions with the U.S. under a possible Donald Trump …

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  • 23 July 2024 10:08 am

    Gold Prices Stabilize After Recent Decline, Focus Turns to Fed Meeting and U.S. Politics

    Gold prices saw little movement in Asian trade on Tuesday, hovering near 11-day lows as traders sought further clarity on U.S. political developments and monetary policy ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting next week. Despite a significant drop from record highs reached earlier this month, gold remained relatively stable due …

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  • 23 July 2024 7:26 am

    How could markets react to Trump’s potential victory in US elections?

    Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contender and former US president, has emerged as a new influential force in the financial markets in the recent past, and his chances of winning the US presidential election in 2024 are being closely watched. These prospects have grown recently due to certain developments that …

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