Morning bid: Markets go all in for disinflation

SYDNEY, Feb 2 (Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Wayne Cole. Push back? What push back? The main theme ahead of the Fed announcement was that Chair Jerome Powell would definitely, totally, absolutely push back against the recent rapid easing in market conditions given inflation was still … Read more

Asian shares jump, dollar eases after Powell comments

SINGAPORE, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Asian stocks jumped on Thursday while the dollar eased after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said a “disinflationary” process was underway, boosting risk appetite and hope that the US central bank will soon end its monetary tightening streak. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) was 0.84% ​​higher, … Read more

Stocks firm, dollar on edge ahead of Fed decision

US wage growth moderates, Wall Street rallies MSCI AxJ index up 0.6%; dollar flat All eyes on 1900 GMT Fed announcement SINGAPORE, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Asia’s stock markets steadied on Wednesday, with signs of a slowdown in US wages bolstering hopes that the Federal Reserve could hint at an end to interest rate hikes … Read more

Morning Bid: Fasten your seatbelts – Reuters

Morning Bid: Fasten your seatbeltsReuters

Asia shares turn cagey as rate hikes, earnings loom

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Fed seen hiking 25bp this week, ECB and BOE by 50bp Tech giants lead host of earnings results China shares up as holiday travel surges SYDNEY, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Asian shares turned cagey on Monday ahead of a week that is certain to see interest rates rise in Europe and the United States, … Read more

Gold eases off nine-month peak as US dollar, yields gain

Holdings in iShares Silver Trust rose 4% on Monday US 10-Treasury yields at near one-week peak Jan 24 (Reuters) – Gold prices pulled back from a nine-month high on Tuesday due to a slight uptick in the dollar and US bond yields, although hopes of slower interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve underpinned the … Read more

Morning Bid: It’s all about the weather

A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Wayne Cole. It’s been another quiet session in Asia with many markets still on holiday. Japan was open and the BOJ’s dogged defense of Yield Curve Control seems to be working with 10-year yields holding around 0.39% and away from the 0.5% ceiling. … Read more

No GLOBAL MARKETS report from Asia on Jan. 24

There will be no Global Markets report from Asia on Tuesday, Jan. 24, as markets in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan are all closed. Reports will resume on Jan. 25. Reporting by Herbert Lash, additional reporting by Elizabeth Howcroft in London, Editing by Christina Fincher, Chizu Nomiyama, Sharon Singleton, Nick Zieminski … Read more