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European Open: UK inflation up next, then focus shifts to the FOMC meeting

Today’s UK inflation print could be the difference between a final 25bp hike from the BOE tomorrow, or a pause. Then our attention turns to the FOMC meeting.

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March 22, 2023 05:47 AM
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Crude plummets - will OPEC come to rescue?

We might see an oversold bounce in prices soon but until something changes fundamentally, the path of least resistance would remain to the downside

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European Open: GBP/USD implied volatility spikes ahead of UK wages and US CPI

Whilst US CPI is likely the main event of the week, UK wages data could also turn the dial for the BOE, which is why GBP/USD implied volatility has spiked.

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February 14, 2023 04:50 AM
Energy

European Open: $82 continues to defy WTI crude bulls

Despite hopes of a rebound in demand due to China’s reopening, oil bulls have repeatedly failed to help WTI crude oil close above $82 – and momentum now points lower.

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January 30, 2023 04:39 AM
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Recession concerns and a stronger US dollar send WTI back below $80

WTI suffered its worst day in 30 yesterday, with a combination of a stronger US dollar, recession concerns and weaker natural gas prices all playing their part for a bearish session.

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January 4, 2023 12:15 AM
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European Open: EUR/GBP rally stalls at key highs, German data in focus

We see a technical case for EUR/GBP to top out over the near-term, which could be helped if Germany deliver a soft inflation report today.

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January 3, 2023 06:00 AM
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OK Fed followers: When is a pivot, not a pivot?

Jerome Powell hit the wires and effectively confirmed that the Fed will slow their pace of tightening, reigniting the argument over what a ‘pivot’ is.

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December 1, 2022 03:32 AM
Energy

Crude oil takes another plunge

This time on report that the OPEC+ to discuss production hike by 500K bpd

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November 21, 2022 04:00 PM

Commodities slump as dollar rebounds

Chinese demand concerns on the rise amid Covid outbreak

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November 17, 2022 05:30 PM
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WTI falls as demand concerns intensify

Oil investors' focus is turning back to the demand side of things and in particular China...

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WTI’s trend break more good news re inflation

...after CPI came in much weaker

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November 10, 2022 05:42 PM
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European Open: DAX futures point to a weaker open, retail sales on tap

The weak lead on Wall Street led to declines across Asia, and now back over to European and US futures which suggest a weak open for cash markets such as the DAX.

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October 21, 2022 06:05 AM
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European Open: DAX futures point to a weaker open, retail sales on tap

The weak lead on Wall Street led to declines across Asia, and now back over to European and US futures which suggest a weak open for cash markets such as the DAX.

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October 21, 2022 06:05 AM
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New Zealand’s inflation came in much hotter than expected [hoped]

Talk of peak inflation was short-lived following release of Q3 inflation for New Zealand, with the annual rate sticking near its highs and the quarterly rate accelerating.

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October 18, 2022 02:02 AM
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New Zealand’s inflation came in much hotter than expected [hoped]

Talk of peak inflation was short-lived following release of Q3 inflation for New Zealand, with the annual rate sticking near its highs and the quarterly rate accelerating.

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October 18, 2022 02:02 AM
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European Open: DAX rallies from 12k, WTI prints a potential swing low

The big question today is whether we’ll see the risk-on bounce seen yesterday flow over to today. Two potential traders we’re watching include the DAX and WTI futures.

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October 14, 2022 06:24 AM

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European Open: DAX rallies from 12k, WTI prints a potential swing low

The big question today is whether we’ll see the risk-on bounce seen yesterday flow over to today. Two potential traders we’re watching include the DAX and WTI futures.

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October 14, 2022 06:24 AM

European Open: WTI finds demand around $117, futures mixed

The yen continued to weaken overnight and WTI is back at around $120 after a solid rebound from $117 yesterday.

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June 8, 2022 06:57 AM
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WTI crude shows the potential to extend its recent rally

Whilst WTI crude has pulled back following Monday’s gap higher, the potential for a bullish continuation pattern following a bullish breakout has been noted.

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June 7, 2022 03:50 AM
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June 7, 2022 03:50 AM
Energy

European Open: FTSE at Post-Pandemic High, Key Reversal for Oil?

The FTSE posted a solid close yesterday and keeps a long-term reversal in play, whilst oil prices saw sharp reversal at key resistance levels following strong inflation data.