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Week Ahead: RBNZ, PMIs, and more Consumer Retail Earnings
Last week saw stock indices, the US dollar, and earnings tumble as fears of recession and stagflation gripped the markets.
Nvidia earnings preview: Where next for NVDA stock?
Is the worst of the chip shortage behind the company?
Is the manufacturing sector telling us something?
Are these large drops in the manufacturing data indicative of a slowdown ahead in the rest of the economy?
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US open: Stocks rise after China rate cut
Stocks rise after China rate cut boosts the market mood. Stock indices but are still set for weekly losses,
Forex Friday: Dollar halts 6-week winning streak
In this week’s edition, we discuss why the month of May hasn’t gone to plan for dollar bulls
Grindr SPAC: Everything you need to know about Grindr stock
The California-based LGBTQ+ dating and networking app is planning to list via a SPAC deal that could value the company at around $2 billion. Find out everything you need to know about the company ahead of its listing.
Shein IPO: Everything you need to know about Shein
Chinese retailer Shein has put its IPO plans on hold amid market volatility, but when it lists the firm could be worth an eye-watering $100 billion. Take a look at everything we know about the fast-fashion brand.
Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, FTSE
GBP/USD rises after retail sales jump. FTSE rises after PBoC cuts rates.
European Open: EUR/USD eyes break of 1.06, potential bull flag on gold
The dollar is on track to break a 6-week winning streak, and the euro and gold may present a couple of opportunities around that theme.
Are SNB being ‘franc’ about a potential hike?
Comments from SNB’s president suggest the central bank might be closer to hiking rates sooner than some expect.
After most of the data for the week, GBP/USD advancing
GBP/USD has been moving higher this week as a result of the strong labor market in the UK and the high inflation readings.
Instacart IPO: Everything you need to know about Instacart
Grocery delivery service Instacart has exploded in popularity since its 2012 launch, capturing more than half of the US online grocery market. Here’s an overview of the business ahead of the Instacart IPO.
US open: Stocks fall further as stagflation fears grow
Stocks are extending yesterday's steep selloff as slowing growth and rising inflation fears hammer the market.
Gold: Now or Never
With everything going on in equities space, gold may finally rise from the ashes and shine
Safe Havens: What are they and why do they matter?
Exposure to safe haven assets provides a mechanism for investors and traders to ride out financial storms, whether through defensive plays in stocks, commodities or currencies.
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Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, DAX
EUR/USD rises ahead of minutes from the ECB meeting. DAX falls as inflation and growth fears rise.
ASX200 Afternoon Report May 19th 2022
The ASX200 has plunged, to be trading 108 points lower at 7075 at 3.15 pm Sydney time.
European Open: Bears eye the DAX after it fumbles its breakout
We were hopeful that DAX could break trend resistance, yet the turn in sentiment shows it was not yet to be. For now, at least.
ASX200 trims losses after the lowest AU jobless rate since the 70s
With all the bearish news in recent months, it's easy to lose sight of the positives that emerged post the pandemic. Australian labour force data released this morning showed the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, its lowest level since the 1970s.
Soured sentiment keeps AUD/JPY on the ropes
Concerns that the US is headed for stagflation weighed on sentiment yesterday, which has placed AUD/JPY back onto our bearish watchlist.
USD/ZAR near key technical level ahead of SARB
If the SARB raises rates less than expected or if the statement is less hawkish than expected, the pair may break higher.