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Daily Market Commentary
August 11, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: The US dollar plunges more than 1 percent in relation to other major currencies

European Shares European markets followed the global trend on Thursday, extending a rally as market sentiment strengthened following the latest softer US CPI report. Cash went back from safe havens to riskier assets after investors cheered the US inflation data for July showing a decrease below estimates, which immediately sparked hopes of a less aggressive…

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Daily Market Commentary
August 09, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: European markets slide slightly lower

European Shares European markets slid slightly lower at the beginning of the trading session on Tuesday, as investors assess lingering risks coming from different fronts. Inflation, geopolitical tensions, monetary policies; a lot of this year’s uncertainty may have already been priced in, but bullish market drivers are still hard to find and there is a…

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Daily Market Commentary
August 08, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Brent crude oil prices are rising

European Shares European stocks climbed at the beginning of the trading session on Monday, alongside US futures while Asian shares closed on a mixed tone. Tech and energy shares were among the top performers following the opening bell as investors, pushed by a strong earnings season and the prospect of positive nuclear talks with Iran…

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Daily Market Commentary
August 04, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: The British pound rises against the euro

With a 50 basis points hike already priced-in, the impact of today’s announcement on sterling is likely to be minimal. However, a surprise lower increase would surely generate pound weakness. Ricardo Evangelista – Senior Analyst, ActivTrades Disclaimer: opinions are personal to the authors and do not reflect the opinions of LeapRate. This is not a…

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Daily Market Commentary
August 03, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: Brent oil prices are trading almost flat, after dropping nearly 4% during the two previous sessions

Oil Brent oil prices are trading almost flat this morning, after dropping almost 4% during the two previous sessions. The price of the barrel has been coming under pressure, as fears of a recession grow in Europe and the US, and China’s Covid-zero policy continues to affect activity, creating a scenario that entails a drop…

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