Alternative Asset Management

FX Market View #28 Markets driven by high energy prices and low Chinese growth data

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com US equities traded higher last week as they rallied on strong earnings reports, which in turn helped global stocks to achieve multi-session gains. As a result the Dollar softens its stance against the majors with the exception to the Yen, despite benchmark yield […]

Cromwell FX Market View USD Ascendancy Continues China’s Worries

Reading Time: < 1 minute This post was originally published on jpfs.com USD and JPY were the key winners as risk of sentiment in stock continued throughout the week. China’s Evergrande continued to worry equity markets with a risk off theme playing out throughout the week. Evergrande is China’s second-largest property developer by sales, and […]

FX Market View #25 Dollar Gains on Market Uncertainty as Risk Abates

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com From the beginning of last week, the global markets were depleted of any sustainable risk appetite as the news from the collapse of China’s Evergrande was absorbed. This lifted the Dollar as investors sought safe-haven assets to protect investment portfolios against further downside […]

FX Market View #25

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar gains on market uncertainty as risk abates From the beginning of last week, the global markets were depleted of any sustainable risk appetite as the news from the collapse of China’s Evergrande was absorbed. This lifted the Dollar as investors sought safe-haven […]

FX Market View #24

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Central Bank Meetings are the order of the week A slew of central bank meetings in the week ahead will keep the markets engaged in monitoring the currency majors. Specific attention on Dollar strengthening as the market looks for potential trending patterns to […]

FX Market View #23

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Market looking to Trade the ‘Corona’ Delta The Dollar could not hold onto the gains made earlier in the week, as it paired losses against most currency majors as well as emerging market currencies. The catalyst behind the sliding Dollar most likely stemmed […]

FX Market View #22

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar heads higher on growing US jobs data The Dollar ascended against the currency majors last week, snapping its decline in the beginning of August. Higher than expected jobs growth data was the stimulus that supported the greenback’s upwards trajectory. As a result, […]

FX Market View #13

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar range narrows with Month-end corrections As we approach month-end, investor interest in the Dollar accumulated resulting in the greenback shoring up against the majors. It is not clear however if this Dollar strengthening can be seen as a shift in the near-term […]

FX Market View #14

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com A Healthy US Jobs Market is unable to lift the Dollar The US jobs report in May released numbers of a somewhat healthy half a million new employment contracts, however this disappointed against the much higher expected figure. The let down in May […]

FX Market View #15

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar holds onto current levels despite the drop in US yields The US 10-year yield has continued its pattern of trending lower during the past 3 months, and the fall during last week’s trading session was the largest in the past year. This […]

FX Market View #16

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Hawkish FED projections send the Dollar higher The US Dollar rallied following statements from the FED that were more hawkish than previously expected. Lifted higher by the a rise in US interest rates, the Dollar rally was coincided with a sell-off in equities […]

FX Market View #21

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Only equity markets trade higher as risk appetite falls As the Delta variant of the corona virus subdued several major economies around the globe, the Dollar strengthened last week. In countries such as Japan and Australia as well as parts of the Eurozone, […]

FX Market View #20

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar rally’s on inflation and retail sales data The Dollar rally’s against all major currencies last week apart for the Yen, to break the resistance it faced earlier in the month. A contributing factor towards the slight rally in Yen is put down […]

FX Market View #19

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar resists short term sell-off and trades higher In the past week the Dollar faced resistance to its near-term trend of strengthening against the currency majors. Despite the fact that the jobs report released in the beginning of the month showed robust numbers, […]

FX Market View #17

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Dollar experiences technical weakening gainst the majors During the past week the Dollar was pushed back as it failed to consolidate weeks of gains against the currency majors. From a technical stance this scenario is not totally unexpected. If you include a more […]