The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday will debate a potentially large cut in the amount of crude it ships to the global economy – a move that could help Russia weather a looming European ban on oil imports and raise gasoline prices for US drivers just ahead of national midterm elections. Energy ministers
The always awesome Newsquawk US Market Open: European bourses/US futures under pressure amid a firmer USD & further debt downside Full Note Summary: European bourses are under pressure following the strong gains seen in Tuesday’s session with fresh newsflow fairly limited heading into key US data, Euro Stoxx 50 -1.1%. Stateside, ahead of those metrics
New Zealand Dollar rises broadly in quiet markets today, after RBNZ delivered the 50bps rate hike as widely expected, clearing the doubt that it will follow RBA and opt for a smaller hike. Dollar remains the worst performer of the week, following strong risk rebound in stock markets, while yields weakened. Yen is the second
Gold prices in the national capital jumped Rs 980 to Rs 51,718 per 10 grams on Tuesday amid a rally in the prices of precious metal in the international market, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had settled at Rs 50,738 per 10 grams. Silver prices zoomed by Rs 3,790
This via the folks at eFX. For bank trade ideas, check out eFX Plus. For a limited time, get a 7 day free trial, basic for $79 per month and premium at $109 per month. Get it here. Goldman Sachs maintains a bullish bias on the USD over the coming weeks. “We still see more
European majors are trading generally higher today, as led by Euro this time. In particular, Euro looks set to reclaim parity against Dollar with current rebound. On the other hand, commodity currencies are trading lower together with Yen. Aussie is under renewed selling pressure, as traders continue to assess RBA’s smaller than expected rate hike.
Economic headwinds have yet to significantly erode the world’s demand for oil, top oil traders said at the Argus European Crude Conference in Geneva on Tuesday. The forecasts by senior executives of the world’s main commodity trading houses may buttress the case for more resilient oil prices after recession fears sent them plunging by around
Top EU officials call for joint borrowing to deal with energy crisis Two top European Commission officials called on Tuesday for joint borrowing by the 27-nation European Union to finance a response to the energy price crisis that is threatening to plunge the bloc into recession. In an op-ed in the Irish Times, European Economic
Australian Dollar dips broadly today after RBA delivered a smaller than expected rate hike. But the selloff in Aussie is so relatively limited. New Zealand Dollar follows lower, ahead of tomorrow’s RBNZ rate decision. RBNZ is expected to hike by 50bps, but now it’s not totally certain given that tightening is already “mature”. Sterling is
LONDON -Oil prices jumped more than $4 on Monday as OPEC+ considers reducing output by more than 1 million barrels per day (bpd) to buttress prices with what would be its biggest cut since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Brent crude futures were up $4.38, or 5.1%, to $89.52 a barrel by 9:50 a.m.
Funds appear to be flowing out of Euro and Swiss Franc, in relatively quiet trading today. Some focuses are on the Euro-denominated bonds issued by Credit Suisse, which dropped to record lows. Investors are concerned about the Swiss bank’s restructuring program, due to be announced later in the month. Euro and Franc are the worst
Gold rose by Rs 161 to Rs 50,682 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday amid a rise in prices of the metal in international market, according to Securities. In the previous trade, the yellow metal had touched Rs 50,521 per 10 gram. Silver also rallied by Rs 1,010 to Rs 58,039 per
US Market Open: Pound and Gilts buoyed by a UK U-turn; ISM & Central Bank speak due Full Note incl Podcast European equities have kicked the week off on the backfoot following the selling pressure seen on Wall Street on Friday whilst the APAC session saw holiday-thinned conditions US futures are more of a mixed
Sterling strengthens entering into European session, on rumors that UK Prime Minister Liz Truss to preparing to do a U-turn on tax and spending cuts. The talks came after Truss faced heavy scrutiny from Tory rebellions at the Conservative Party Conference. Markets are steady elsewhere, though. Traders are holding their bets for now, and await
Oil prices firmed on Thursday, erasing earlier losses, on indications that OPEC+ might cut output, though a stronger dollar and weak economic outlook kept a lid on gains. Brent crude futures rose 52 cents, or 0.6%, to $89.84 a barrel by 1027 GMT and U.S. crude futures rose by 52 cents, or 0.6%, to $82.67.
The Manufacturing PMI for September has come in at 53.5, this is the final preliminary was 53.9 prior 53.8 The other preliminary readings can be found here S&P Global / Markit on this manufacturing PMI: “The sustained easing in inflationary pressures across the Australian manufacturing sector has been a particularly positive aspect of the latest
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Thursday came out with the framework for foreign investors to participate in exchange-traded commodity derivatives. The regulator said foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) will be allowed only in cash-settled non-agricultural commodity derivative contracts and indices. FPIs other than individuals, family offices and corporates may participate in commodity
ABC Australia is reporting that a major investment bank is on the brink, citing ‘a credible source’. Most are pointing towards Credit Suisse. It was caught out in the Archegos disaster and since then (Feb 2021) its share price has spiralled to $3.90 from $14.90. Moreover, the credit default swaps are at distressed levels. A