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See-sawing equity markets, US Dollar strength and stimulus hopes
January 29, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Equity markets Global markets see-sawed from record high to steep declines on an eventful month that saw a new US administration sworn in, promises of record stimulus in the US and the FOMC spoiling the party somewhat. Global equ...

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September: A Typical Scary Month for Investors
September 30, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Poor Month for Markets Investors are generally apprehensive of the month of September as on average it is marked as the worst month for the stock market. After a staggering rally in August driven by broad-based ...

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Jackson Hole Symposium: Markets Bracing for More Volatility
August 28, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium rarely goes unnoticed as is an exclusive central bank conference which fosters open discussions about global policy matters. The economic event is sponsored by the Fed...

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US Elections: COVID-19, Policies and Markets
August 14, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Political Event of the Year 2020 The most-waited political event of the year is fast approaching: the US elections will take place on the 3rd of November. The nominees of the two main political parties - Rep...

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Tesla and Microsoft Corporate Earnings Results
July 23, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Microsoft and Tesla, the two leaders in their respective industries reported their quarterly earnings results on Wednesday after the market closed. Both tech companies reported earnings exceeding expectations b...

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Coming Up This Week: Big Banks and Netflix
July 14, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The earnings season will kickstart with big banks like JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, and tech stock like Netflix. Investors are probably bracing themse...

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Melbourne Lockdown: Local Investors Mull Worsening Economic Outlook
July 8, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Following the highest number of coronavirus cases in a single day, the Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews reinstated “Stay at Home” restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire from 11:59 ...

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A Cautious Fed
June 12, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A Cautious Fed FOMC Meeting Investors were eagerly looking forward to the Fed’s statement and forecasts for clues on how the Fed is viewing the health of the economy after easing lockdown measures. Global ce...

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Weekly Summary: A Bloodbath in the Stock Market
June 12, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Governments and central banks supportive policies and coronavirus updates remain the primary factors that are driving risk sentiment in the financial markets. It was a Fed-centric week while fears of a second o...

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Weekly Summary: Recovery Hopes and More Stimulus
June 5, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Positives Investors were broadly focused on the positives this week. Despite the deteriorating relationship between two of the world’s most powerful economies, which has the potential to turn into a new ...

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EURUSD: EU Recovery Plan and EU’s Frugal Four
May 27, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarket EU Recovery Fund After a standoff between the EU and Germany, following a critical ruling on ECB’s quantitative easing program by Germany’s constitutional court, the gradual reopening of economies of member ...

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Tyson Foods & Skyworks Earnings Reports
May 11, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarket Tyson Foods & Skyworks Earnings Reports Tyson Foods and Skyworks are among the two major earnings results released on Monday. The meat processor reported its quarterly results before the open while Skyworks S...

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Apple Inc. and Amazon.com, Inc
May 11, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarket Apple Inc. and Amazon.com, Inc The last two of the five most prominent technology companies, Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Amazon (AMZN), which form part of the FAANG group, have reported interesting quarterly earnings ...

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The Lockdown, the Fallout and the Roadmap to Recovery
May 1, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Global Lockdown In an abrupt and unprecedented manner, the world witnessed a mass halt to global activities due to the pandemic. Governments and central banks rushed in to intervene and support the global econ...

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US Dollar and Gold in Tandem
January 24, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Which safe-haven to choose in 2020 – Gold or the Mighty Dollar? In times of uncertainties – be it economical, political or policy-related, investors generally seek safety with haven assets like the US...

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