Dow Futures Dip After Positive Week

Dow Futures

U.S. stock futures were trading lower during Sunday’s evening trade, after major benchmark indices finished the holiday shortened week higher as investors proved optimistic amid potentially smaller interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve policymakers. By 6:36pm ET (11:36pm GMT) Dow Jones Futures were down 0.2%, S&P 500 Futures fell 0.3% and Nasdaq 100 Futures were […]

Oil Extends Gains on China reopening Hopes, Tightening Supply

OIL EXTENDS

Oil prices rose on Monday as markets bet that an eventual scaling back of COVID-19 measures in China will boost the country’s crude demand, while looming curbs on Russian oil shipments also appeared set to tighten supply Crude prices closed last week lower, but rallied sharply on Friday after China said it will loosen some […]

At least $1 billion of client funds missing at failed crypto firm FTX : Report

crypto firm

At least $1 billion of customer funds have vanished from collapsed crypto exchange FTX, according to two people familiar with the matter. The exchange’s founder Sam Bankman-Fried secretly transferred $10 billion of customer funds from FTX to Bankman-Fried’s trading company Alameda Research, the people told Reuters. A large portion of that total has since disappeared, […]

Trade Spotlight What Should You Do Wth Britannia, SJVN, Apollo Tyres on Wednesday?

Trade Spotlight

Apollo Tyres was also in focus, rising 4 percent to Rs 301, the highest ever closing level. The stock has formed strong bullish candle on the daily charts with above average volumes after consolidation for around one-and-half-month. The market extended its northward journey for the second consecutive session, tracking positive global cues and buying across […]

Gold, Copper Slip as Powell Dashes Fed Pivot Hopes

GOLD COPER

Gold prices fell on Thursday, reversing recent gains as hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed hopes that interest rate hikes will end soon, while copper prices were also hit by uncertainty over China withdrawing its zero-COVID policy The Fed hiked interest rates by an as-expected 75 basis points (bps), and said that […]

Asia FX Hunkers Down Ahead of Fed Meeting, Dollar Slips

ASIA FX

Most Asian currencies moved little on Wednesday as caution kicked in ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, while the dollar fell amid hopes that the central bank will espouse a less hawkish outlook. The Japanese yen bucked the trend, rising 0.7% on expectations that the government will intervene further […]

Dollar Droops Amid Improved Risk Mood Before Fed; Aussie Pares Gain After RBA

DOLLAR DROPP

U.S. dollar sank from a one-week top against a basket of major peers on Tuesday, as traders weighed the odds of a less aggressive Federal Reserve at Wednesday’s widely watched monetary policy meeting The risk-sensitive Australian and New Zealand dollars rose from one-week lows amid a broad lift in market sentiment, but the Aussie trailed […]

Dollar Climbs Ahead of Busy Week For Central Banks

DOLLAR CLIMB

The dollar advanced on Monday, regaining some ground lost earlier in the month, at the start of a week packed with data releases and central bank rate setting meetings, including by the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Euro zone flash inflation and GDP numbers and details of the Japanese Ministry of Finance’s intervention, […]

BoJ Holds Ultra-Low Interest Rates, Raises 2022 Inflation Forecast

Interest Rates

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) held interest rates at record lows as expected on Friday, and said inflation is likely to rise more in the near-term as the Japanese economy struggles with elevated raw material costs and supply chain issues The central bank held its target for short-term interest rates at negative 0.1%, and said […]