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Rupee targets speculative flows after key resistance defeat

Key points The Indian rupee is expected to open steady on Tuesday, influenced by speculative and other flows after failing to breach a key resistance level in recent sessions. Non-deliverable forwards indicate that the rupee (USDINR) will open mostly flat from its previous close of 83.13. The currency approached the psychologically significant level of 83Continue Reading


More rate tightening from Turkish Central Bank is likely 

Key Points:  On Thursday, the Central Bank of Turkey (CBT) decided to keep its policy rate unchanged at 50%, consistent with market expectations. Such decision was made to address ongoing concerns about inflation, which continues to pose a significant risk to the Turkish economy.  In its policy statement, the CBT cited the lagged effects ofContinue Reading


MARKETS TODAY: Market braces for impact of CPI Data on gold, US dollar, and yields

Key Points On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release April’s consumer price index (CPI) data. This key economic report is closely watched by market participants due to its implications for the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. Tuesday’s elevated producer price index (PPI) results have raised concerns that inflation figures might also disappoint, potentiallyContinue Reading


MARKETS TODAY: RBA holds rates high as inflation challenges loom

Key points The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has chosen to maintain its interest rate at a 12-year peak of 4.35%, defying some market predictions that anticipated a rate increase. This decision comes as Australia grapples with persistently high inflation rates, which have exceeded early 2023 forecasts. Given the current economic climate, it’s plausible thatContinue Reading


Election years could be profitable for political traders

Political shifts may sometimes present unprecedented opportunity. Learn how in this article. When elections are looming, politics take the center stage. It’s hard for anyone to ignore the buzz, especially the US elections. These events can really shake up the global markets, creating some exciting opportunities for traders. Case point: Here’s how much you’d makeContinue Reading


Japanese Yen Surges; Is it BoJ Intervention?

In a dramatic turn of events in Asian markets on Monday, the Japanese yen recorded a surge against the dollar, appreciating by 5 yen, with traders attributing this sharp recovery to heavy dollar-selling by Japanese banks. This intervention seemed to be a response to the yen touching fresh 34-year lows earlier in the day. Picture:Continue Reading


Japan’s Bond Yields Surge as BoJ Meeting Looms

Japan’s 10-year government bond yield has ascended to a more than five-month peak, increasing by 4 basis points to 0.93%, the highest since November 3, and settled at 0.925%. The two-year yield, reacting to the Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) monetary policy, rose to its highest since July 2009, at 0.315%. This movement reflects anticipation ofContinue Reading