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ECB Preview: All about forward guidance

While a 50 basis point hike is fully priced in, there’s still a lot of uncertainty in terms of forward guidance...

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European Open: Futures point higher, DAX and FTSE bears to fade the rally?

The overnight session had a slight risk-on vibe as China claims to have reached ‘park covid’ ahead of the lunar holiday.

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January 20, 2023 06:42 AM
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DAX: European stocks outperform again

Sentiment boosted because of warmer-than-expected weather which has reduced fears about gas shortages.

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January 4, 2023 02:10 PM

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European Open: Buckle up, we could be in for a bumpy session

The volatile moves seen across yen pairs overnight does not bode well for risk appetite today, given traders across Europe and the US are yet to react to the BOJ.

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December 20, 2022 07:28 AM
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European Open: Worst week for the DAX in 3 months, Gold stalls at resistance

Futures markets are pointing higher for Europe ahead of the open, but DAX could face further selling pressure after a retracement higher.

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December 19, 2022 06:19 AM
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Stocks extend slide

Central banks from two of the world’s largest trading blocs signalled that their restrictive monetary policies are going to remain in place for longer than expected.

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December 16, 2022 11:34 AM
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DAX struggles as Eurozone CPI stays in double digits

The slightly softer Eurozone inflation data gives hope that the ECB is starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel in its fight against inflation

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November 30, 2022 01:41 PM
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DAX: China concerns hurt sentiment

More strict mobility curbs were implemented over the weekend

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November 28, 2022 01:00 PM
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The DAX’s rally has been impressive, but nothing lasts forever

Several metrics show how strong the DAX has been of late, but we suspect it may have had too much of a good thing and is due to be knocked from its perch.

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November 23, 2022 03:52 AM
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European Open: The DAX could retrace further from its ‘bull market’ threshold

I’m not sure who invented the ‘20% bull market threshold”, but it is a milestone that seems to trigger a countertrend move whenever it is reached (as the DAX did on Tuesday).

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November 17, 2022 06:40 AM
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European Open: China’s imports and exports contract, DAX teases highs

Despite China’s imports and exports contracting in US dollar terms, the Hang Seng was a top performer as traders bet on further stimulus for Beijing.

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November 7, 2022 06:19 AM
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European Open: The VIX is near a 6-week low ahead of the FOMC meeting

What could possibly go wrong? Well, if we remember that complacency is the devil, perhaps volatility is set to explode higher.

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November 2, 2022 06:48 AM
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European Open: Bullish equity sentiment looks past weak China PMI report

There was a time when contracting PMI data for China would jolt markets lower. But not today, as traders pay more attention to the Fed’s potential to slow their pace of hikes.

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October 31, 2022 06:54 AM
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European Open: Bullish equity sentiment looks past weak China PMI report

There was a time when contracting PMI data for China would jolt markets lower. But not today, as traders pay more attention to the Fed’s potential to slow their pace of hikes.

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October 31, 2022 06:54 AM
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European Open: The DAX meets resistance ahead of today’s ECB meeting

The DAX may have tracked global equities higher, but it finds itself on a key resistance level ahead of today’s ECB meeting. And that makes it a pivotal level for traders.

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October 27, 2022 06:09 AM
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European Open: The DAX meets resistance ahead of today’s ECB meeting

The DAX may have tracked global equities higher, but it finds itself on a key resistance level ahead of today’s ECB meeting. And that makes it a pivotal level for traders.

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October 27, 2022 06:09 AM
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DAX tests key resistance ahead of key events

German index has reached its highest level since mid-September after rebounding around 11% off its lows hit in early October.

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DAX tests key resistance ahead of key events

German index has reached its highest level since mid-September after rebounding around 11% off its lows hit in early October.

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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD rises as Sunak looks set to win PM race. DAX rises with PMI data in focus.

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October 24, 2022 09:35 AM
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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD rises as Sunak looks set to win PM race. DAX rises with PMI data in focus.

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October 24, 2022 09:35 AM
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European Open: UK bonds in focus, the DAX remains range bound

How UK bond markets react today can be seen as to whether traders approve (or not) of Jeremy Hunt’s changes to the government’s economic programme.

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October 17, 2022 06:33 AM
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European Open: UK bonds in focus, the DAX remains range bound

How UK bond markets react today can be seen as to whether traders approve (or not) of Jeremy Hunt’s changes to the government’s economic programme.

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October 17, 2022 06:33 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 07:24 AM