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As at As at 07.57 Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015 Quiet data/event calendar ahead today
There was somewhat of a cautious tone to market sentiment yesterday. The main equity indices had a mixed day. The Euro Stoxx 50 registered a modest 0.2% loss, while the S&P 500 closed last night with a gain of 0.6%...........
As at As at 07.58 Monday, 02 Mar 2015 Euro on the Back Foot
The action on currency markets last week saw the euro come under pressure and losing ground against both the dollar and sterling. The main moves occurred on Thursday/Friday……………
As at As at 07.47 Friday, 27 Feb 2015 Dollar Moves Higher
The dollar was the big mover on FX markets yesterday. Gains by the currency were driven by a number of factors including some positive macro data (e.g. durable goods) and hawkish Fed comments…………
As at As at 07.59 Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 Subdued Tone to FX Markets
There was a slightly negative tone to market sentiment yesterday. This in turn weighed on equities, with the EuroStoxx 50 and S&P 500 finishing slightly down on the day………..
As at As at 07.57 Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 Yellen’s comments in line with expectations
There was a subdued tone to markets yesterday. In part this was due to participants awaiting Fed Chair Yellen’s afternoon testimony………..