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Saikat Chatterjee

Analysis: Move over bonds, FX taking over as investors' new favourite playbook

23 Oct 2020

LONDON A dearth of action in fixed income markets is prompting bond investors to focus more on currencies to spot market trends, marking a turning point for the gigantic but generally murky foreign exchange markets.

Analysis: Move over bonds, FX taking over as investors' new favourite playbook

22 Oct 2020

LONDON A dearth of action in fixed income markets is prompting bond investors to focus more on currencies to spot market trends, marking a turning point for the gigantic but generally murky foreign exchange markets.

FOREX-Euro rebounds to 1-week highs as stocks gain; mood subdued

20 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 20 The euro rebounded to a one-week high on Tuesday as global stocks recovered from early losses with investors broadly in consolidation mode before the No. 3. U.S. presidential election.

FOREX-Euro struggles as U.S. deal hopes fade, COVID spreads

20 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 20 The euro struggled to rise above the $1.18 level on Tuesday as fading hopes for a U.S. coronavirus aid package dealt a blow to risky assets worldwide, with rising coronavirus infections in Europe also weighing on the single currency.

Pound climbs above $1.30 as traders bet on Brexit breakthrough

19 Oct 2020

LONDON The British pound extended gains and climbed above $1.30 on Monday as hopes grew that British and European negotiators might be able to salvage post-Brexit trade talks.

UPDATE 3-German bond yields fall to lowest since March as COVID cases surge

15 Oct 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds details, updates prices)

Emerging currencies set for biggest underperformance in more than a decade

13 Oct 2020

LONDON The performance gap between emerging market currencies and their developed peers has blown out to its widest level in more than a decade as falling interest rates, an uncertain economic outlook and sizeable outflows curb investor appetite.

FOREX-Dollar falls as likelihood of a Biden victory grows; yuan gains

09 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 9 The dollar fell to its lowest in nearly three weeks on Friday and was headed for a second straight week of losses as expectations grew that Joe Biden would win the U.S. presidency and offer fiscal stimulus after the elections.

FOREX-Dollar set for second week of losses on Biden win bets; yuan gains

09 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 9 The dollar edged lower on Friday and was headed for a second consecutive week of losses as investors increased bets Joe Biden would win the U.S. presidency and offer fiscal stimulus after the elections.

Options signal relief for pound as Brexit deal heaves into view

07 Oct 2020

LONDON Currency traders are seeing increased demand for derivatives that enable holders to position for a stronger pound, as improved chances of a Brexit trade deal start to push the risk of negative interest rates off the table.

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