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Copper turns red as China concerns mount

The situation is escalating, and people don’t want to be caught offside with the weekend fast approaching.

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Copper and USD/CHF have a high negative correlation!

As long as the correlation holds, traders who don’t have access to trade copper can use USD/CHF as a proxy.

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August 17, 2022 03:49 PM
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Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

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What’s driving the global markets right now?

Everything you need to know about the current economic and monetary policy environment, and what it all means for financial markets

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Fears of global slowdown continue to weigh on Copper and AUD/USD

With more manufacturing due out later in the week, traders need to watch Dr Copper to help gauge the health of the economy. If copper continues its move lower, watch for AUD/USD to move lower with it!

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June 29, 2022 10:59 AM
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Technical Tuesday: DJIA, USD/CHF and Copper

Technical analysis on some of the most interesting markets right now

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April 26, 2022 06:46 AM

China’s service PMI gets served, base metals lower

Covid reared its ugly head again on economic data, which saw China’s service PMI contract at its fastest pace since the pandemic.

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April 5, 2022 11:25 PM
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Gold breaks $2000 - Meanwhile Copper makes its move

It’s been a violent start to the week as the Russian/Ukraine conflict intensifies and news that the Biden administration and its allies are discussing an embargo of Russian oil. This article discusses what the spillover from the weekend’s events means for gold and copper.

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March 6, 2022 09:02 PM
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Weekly COT report: Managed funds most bullish on gold in 3-months

Bullish exposure continues to fall for the US dollar despite the Fed on the cusp of beginning their rate-hike cycle.

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A tale of two metals, Gold and Copper Part II

In 2021 the key driver of gold was movements in real yields and the U.S. dollar. However, in late November, evidence emerged that this was no longer the case.

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February 14, 2022 09:19 PM
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Asian Open: Fed Officials Disagree Over Inflation, Gold Looks Weak Below 1800

Whilst the Fed agree inflation is to be transitory, there’s some disagreement as to how long that may be. The dollar’s downside is waning and gold is struggling to retest 1800.

Asian Open: The Fed Guides Equities Higher, Copper Probes Resistance

We’re amidst another busy week for the Fed with 16 public appearances scheduled overall, with Powell, Mester and Daly hitting the wires overnight.

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June 22, 2021 01:53 PM
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Asian Open: The Dollar Retreats, Equities Pare Earlier Losses

It was a pivotal day for markets as the dollar reversed course, allowing stocks, commodities and bond yields to rise.

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Asian Open: Equities On The Ropes Following Bullard’s Comments

During an interview with CNBC, the Fed’s James Bullard spooked equity traders who had until then taken the hawkish FOMC meeting within their stride.

Asian Open: Dollar Dominance Continues as Bearish Bets Scramble for the Exit

It was another volatile session with most markets far exceeding their average daily ranges. Yet it’s the dollar’s sharp reversal that that is turning the most heads.

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Asian Open: Inflation Remains a ‘Hot’ Topic as Wall Street Deflates on FOMC-Eve

A combination of stronger inflation and weaker consumer data in the US was enough to take Wall Street off its record highs, on the eve of the highly anticipated FOMC meeting.

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Asian Open: Biotech Leads the Way in an Otherwise Quiet Session

US regulators approved Alzheimer drug Aduhelm, sending Biogen’s stock soaring around 60% and leading to a mid-session trading halt.

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Asian Open: A Good Start to The Week on Wall Street, EUR/JPY Set To Rally?

Lower treasury yields helped buoy Wall Street overnight, with the Nasdaq 100 leading the rally with a 1.5% gain.

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Miners benefit as copper rallies

Copper hovers around decade highs on economic recovery optimism & the green revolution. Copper miners have outperformed the broader market, with Anglo American looking towards its highest level in a decade.

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May 5, 2021 07:49 AM
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Asian Open: Indices fall as yields ring inflationary alarm bells

It was a sea of red for equity markets overnight, as screaming bond yields rang inflationary alarm bells so loud that even equity traders took notice.

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February 25, 2021 01:12 PM
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Asian Open: Copper sends Commodity FX to new highs

AUD and NZD pairs rallied into the weekly close on Friday as commodities and, in particular copper, pushed aggressively higher.

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February 21, 2021 10:49 AM
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Dr. Copper Giving Clues about USD/CNH?

If one trades USD/CNH, watching Copper will give a better idea of changes ahead

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November 13, 2020 06:28 AM

Copper breaks out on stronger Chinese data

We have had a number of major economic news out today, overall showing weak inflationary pressures but there was good news from China.

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April 17, 2019 03:39 AM