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Dollar Consolidates after Yesterday's Big Gains - BBH Research Team at BBH, notes that the FOMC minutes came in on the hawkish side and the statement that “most” Fed officials saw a June hike as “likely” if warranted by the economy did the trick...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:38
Fed Minutes Highlight a Committee that Want to Raise Rates – Deutsche Bank Research Team at Deutsche Bank, notes that the Fed minutes last night highlight a committee that continues to want to raise rates whenever they can push it through...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:32
Market Was Caught Off Guard by Hawkish FOMC Minutes - TDS Cristian Maggio, Head of Emerging Markets Strategy at TD Securities, suggests that the market was caught off guard by hawkish minutes from the 27 April FOMC meeting and is all of a sudden reassessing its views on US monetary policy...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:30
GBP: Currency Index & Volatility Relative Currency Strength Although the Pound Sterling Index was moving below the base line over the vast part of the period ended May 17, by the last day of it this currency managed to regain quite enough strength to close with an increase of 0.38...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 11:01
Fed Signals Rate Hike in June on Conditions of Economic Improvement The minutes of the April 26-27 Federal Reserve Open Market Committee Wednesday signaled markets of a possible rate hike in June, if the US economy good track of improvement...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 08:18
Australia: Not Yellen Yet, Just Hinting – ANZ Research Team at ANZ, suggests that low volatility, even lower bond yields globally, and tighter credit spreads have provided a favourable backdrop for Australian corporates to issue and investors hungry for yield are providing a willing buyer...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 07:59
USD and US Interest Rates Headed North after FOMC Minutes – Westpac Martina Song, Research Analyst at Westpac, notes that the US dollar and US interest rates rose sharply after the minutes of the Fed’s 26/27 April meeting were released...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 07:55
U.S. Government Bonds Slide on FED Rate Hike Expectations The U.S. government bonds continue to trade lower on Wednesday after reading strong April consumer price index and hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 15:29
USD: Is the Currency Oversold? - Rabobank Jane Foley, Research Analyst at Rabobank, suggests that the futures are implying a stronger risk of a US rate hike this year on the back of yesterday’s slew of hawkish commentary from Fed officials...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 15:13
Can Japanese Policy Weaken JPY? – Nomura Research Team at Nomura, suggests that after the sharp JPY depreciation owing to disappointment from the BOJ, USD/JPY has stabilised around 109, the level before expectations of a BOJ easing increased because of a media report...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 14:27
What to Watch Out in Today's FOMC Minutes Today, Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release minutes of its April meeting, which is the biggest event risks for Dollar based pairs. Today’s minutes is of particular interest to have a feel, which camp within FOMC gaining momentum...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 14:11
USD Looks Constructive Medium Term – Westpac Strategists at Westpac argued the outlook for the greenback remains constructive in the medium term. Key Quotes “Fed officials, even doves like Rosengren and Kaplan, are signaling that June is live and 2-3 rate hikes "make sense...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 14:02
CBR Ready to Act – CBR’s Yudaeva First Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia Ksenia Yudaeva has reiterated the central bank’s readiness to intervene in the FX markets in case of financial instability. She added that those interventions could be carried out without previous notice...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 12:19
ECB’s Villeroy: If Required by Brexit, ECB Ready to Act If Call On Additional comments crossing the wires from ECB governing council member Villeroy: Monetary policy to boost inflation by 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 11:14 #ECB
Brexit: Is Hope a Strategy? – Greenwich Associates Research Team at Greenwich Associates, suggests that as the world moves closer to the U.K referendum on continued EU membership on June 23, what once seemed a remote possibility now seems increasingly likely—or at least possible...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 10:56
Fed Officials Warn Over Markets Dovish Hike Expectations Several FOMC members have come out and warned against too dovish expectations by market participants over rate hike...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 09:45
FOMC Minutes at the Centre Stage Today – Danske Bank Research Team at Danske Bank, suggests that the release of the minutes from the April FOMC meeting is likely to get the most attention today as the calendar is thin...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 09:00
RBNZ: Rate Cut Likely at June Meeting - Westpac Imre Speizer, Research Analyst at Westpac, notes that the RBNZ held the OCR steady at 2.25% on 28 April, in line with Westpac’s forecast...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 08:34
USD Bias Constructive - Westpac Research Team at Westpac, are sticking with a constructive USD bias, even though it is struggling to develop much forward traction. Key Quotes “Fed officials, even doves like Rosengren and Kaplan, are signaling that June is live and 2-3 rate hikes "make sense...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 07:10
JPY: GDP Surprised to the Upside - Rabobank Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research at Rabobank, notes that today we have seen Q1 Japanese GDP, which has somehow surprised to the upside, rising 1.7% q-o-q annualized vs. expectations of 0.3...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 07:08