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Risk on continues as equities, Bitcoin and commodities pump, USD dumps

Q4 has continued with a bang in Tuesdays session with US stocks posting their biggest two day gain since April 2020 and the best start to a quarter since 2009 (Best start of Q4 since 2002!) The re-pricing of risk assets comes on the back of the view that Central banks will be a little less aggressive in their rate hiking cycle, with expectations...

October 5, 2022
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Reserve Bank of Australia surprises the market by lifting cash rate by 25 bps

The Reserve Bank of Australia, (RBA) has surprised much of the market by raising the country's cash rate by just 25 basis points. With analysts expecting a more aggressive 50 bps hike, the smaller lift will provide relief to much of the country's housing market and equity market. RBA, Chairman, Phillip Lowe outlined how previous rate rises had alre...

October 4, 2022
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China Yuan’s Falls to Record lows

I have recently written a piece on the weakening of the Great British Pound (GBP) just the other day, as it looks like the dollar seems to be king at present and getting stronger against all other top currencies around the world. Today is the Chinese Yuan in focus, yesterday was the Sterling pound, who’s your money on tomorrow? We will have t...

October 4, 2022
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Stocks begin Q4 with a bang as Fed pivot dreams see yields lower

US stocks started with a Q4 bounce after a dismal Q3 helped by softer PMI data and perhaps extreme oversold technical conditions. Bond  yields drifting  lower as the market priced in a possible and highly speculative Fed pivot also bolstered equities and other risk assets. One big exception was Tesla (TSLA)  cratering over 8% on a big miss on de...

October 4, 2022
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Tesla sets a new record

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported its Q3 2022 delivery numbers on Sunday. World’s largest automaker delivered a total of 343,830 cars (up by 42.49% year-over-year) in the third quarter – setting a new quarterly record. The deliveries in Q3 consisted of: 18,672 Model S/X 325,158 Model 3/Y The automaker produced 365,923 vehicles...

October 4, 2022
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Optimising trading strategies by using multiple timeframe analysis

Many trading strategies utilise technical analysis to predict price patterns and for entries and exits. These strategies revolve often begin with the idea of the price having identifiable support, resistance and trendline market structures which indicate where various buying and selling points can be placed for a trade. These support and resistance...

October 3, 2022
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Natural Gas getting ready to test important level

Natural Gas prices have had a volatile year to say the least. After finding multi decade highs on the back of geo-political volatility and record high inflation levels the price has seen an aggressive retracement. With the overall commodities market suffering a big drop as recessionary pressures have taken over and a resilient USD, Natural gas has ...

September 30, 2022
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Bank of England, Stuck between a rock and hard place

The UK financial system has been under extreme pressure from rising inflation and recessionary pressures. It culminated in the GBP reaching record lows and a UK government bond crisis that could have almost brought down the system. So why is the Bank of England now buying government bonds after attempting to stem inflation and raise interest rates....

September 29, 2022
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When will the AUD find support?

The AUD has fallen to lows not since the beginning of the Covid 19 pandemic and does not look like stopping anytime soon. With global commodity prices coming down and fears of a recession causing panic sell offs the AUD has been victim to a two-fold attack. The general recession fears push growth assets including the Australian dollar downward as i...

September 27, 2022
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US stocks extend sell-off, yields spike, GBP flash crashes

Wall St extended its sell-off in Mondays session, continuing on from Friday (albeit not as pronounced) against a backdrop of spiking bond yields, growth concerns and turmoil in the FX market. The S&P 500 closed at it’s lowest since late 2020 and the Dow slipped into bear market territory as investors fled risk assets. The USD was again dom...

September 27, 2022
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Why has the GBP Collapsed to record lows?

It hasn’t been a good Monday morning for some investors or English travelers who wish to sell the GBP to go abroad, as the Sterling Pound has collapsed to record lows to bring almost perfect parity with the U.S Dollar at 1 GBP equals $1.09. Sterling fell to the lowest level in 37 years, trading below the $1.09 following the rate increase. ...

September 27, 2022
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GO Markets wins in the Global Forex Awards – Retail

GO Markets has won three awards in this year’s Global Forex Awards;  Best Forex Fintech Broker - Global Best Forex Trading Support - Asia  Most Trusted Broker - Europe The Global Forex Awards recognise forex and related businesses from around the world, “who are pushing the boundaries of innovation in retail forex trading solution...

September 27, 2022
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More downside for major cryptos?

Following the previous Bitcoin analysis (https://www.gomarkets.com/au/articles/economic-updates/bitcoin-usd-technical-analysis/), bitcoin continues to break below pattern after pattern, recently breaking out and re-testing a descending flag pattern on a 4h time frame as seen below: With the next major support sitting around $17,619, it won...

September 27, 2022
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ASX200 resting on a knifes edge

Inflation and recessionary pressures have caused the aggressive sell offs of some of the largest global indices, however so far, the ASX200 or XJO has fared relatively well. However, there are worrying signs that a resilient XJO may be coming to an end. Whilst the inflation rate in Australia is still at levels that are low compared to much of the r...

September 26, 2022
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Market await FOMC Interest rate decision

    In what has been a heavily anticipated market event at 4:00am EST Australia, the US federal Reserve is set to release its changed Federal Funds rate for the quarter. The rate changes are an important aspect of keeping inflation under control as higher interest rates impact on consumer and business borrowing and investment. &n...

September 21, 2022
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