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Ashraf Laidi

Joined: May 03, 2007
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1.5% Yields
By Ashraf Laidi - Sep 28, 2021
The latest run-up in US bond yields means business. Bond bears (those expecting higher bond yields) will tell you to watch 1.53/4% for the next key resistance, while bond bulls will suggest you wait...
by Adam ButtonCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called an early election in the hopes of securing a majority government, but voters didn't give it to him and instead sent back nearly an identical...
by Adam ButtonThe third week of September keeps up with its negative seasonality as one of the worst weeks of the year amid surging fears of Fed taper and Evergrande. Equity indices are down nearly...
by Adam ButtonThe poor China retail sales numbers and new crackdown on casinos hurt domestic markets but didn't spread on Wednesday. The Canadian dollar was the top performer on higher CPI while the...
by Adam ButtonThe Aussie remains the weakest currency of the week, especially amid more signs of slowdown from China. The latest wave of risk aversion seems to ease at the close of US trading and...
by Adam ButtonSince we've been watching markets, prognosticators haven't stopped warning about the risks in China. Needless to say, none were remotely true, but the drumbeat of predictions of an...
by Adam ButtonThe week ahead starts quietly but the main highlight comes on Tuesday with the release of the US August CPI report. Many economists believe this report could show the crest in pricing...
By Adam ButtonThe ECB cut its emergency pandemic bond purchases in a mild surprise on Thursday but Lagarde ensured the market didn't view it as a hawkish move. Commodity currencies are leading...
by Adam ButtonWednesday's Bank of Canada decision is a bit of a placeholder because they were never expected to taper this month, but markets will be carefully looking for signs of an October taper in...
by Adam ButtonAussie fell across the board after the RBA confirmed what many had suspected--Delaying the taper on debt purchases into February 2022 instead of November of this year as a results of....