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Morning Brew September 15 2022

Morning Brew 1 minute to read
Erik Schafhauser

Senior Relationship Manager

Summary:  Holding pattern ahead of many data points.

Good Morning

Yesterday the US PPI was more in line than the previously published CPI and calmed the market a little.

Stocks closed marginally higher yesterday and rates as well as FX stabilized but risk of increased volatility remains. US 10 Year yields are at 3.43, EURUSD hovers below parity at 0.9960, GBPUSD 1.1510 and USDJPY 143.66. Gold is near support at 1688 and Silver 19.44. Oil remains fairly high at 88.63

With 7 days left to the FOMC Rate decision and 31% probability of a 1% hike, nerves are a bit raw. The USD Index has gained app 15% this year and seems not to stop yet.

Technically Equities as look in a dangerous place.

Energy seems to be on the rise again with Dutch TTF in Focus

The Australian GDP surprised to the upside, at 1.7% vs 1% expected. Japan suffered  its biggest single-month trade deficit on record in August

Today the German Wholesale prices will be releases at 8, EU Labor Data, and US Retail  Sales and Labor data at 14:30, Vladimir Putin is scheduled to meet  Chinas Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan today afternoon.

Tomorrow is the quarterly expiry of Futures and Options, please make sure you are on top of your contracts and don`t lose the exposure you would like due to the expiry.

With rates rising bonds are becoming interesting again – also on main street. There are a number of Investment funds with a focus on fixed income available, trading bonds can be quite technical.


        Physically Settled Futures:

US Dollar Index - Sep 2022 (DXU2) will expire 16th Sep at 9:00 GMT

GBPUSD - Sep 2022 (BPU2), E-mini EURUSD - Sep 2022 (E7U2), EURUSD - Sep 2022 (ECU2), JPYUSD - Sep 2022 (JYU2), E-micro EURUSD - Sep 2022 (M6EU2), NZDUSD - Sep 2022 (NEU2), EURCHF - Sep 2022 (RFU2), EURGBP - Sep 2022 (RPU2), EURJPY - Sep 2022 (RYU2), SEKUSD - Sep 2022 (SEU2), CHFUSD - Sep 2022 (SFU2) will expire 16th Sep 15:00 GMT

Expiring CFDs:

GER50MIDSEP22 will expire 14th Sep at 8:00 GMT


USDINDEXSEP22 will expire 15th Sep at 15:00 GMT

US2000SEP22 will expire 16th Sep 8:00 GMT

OILUSOCT22 will expire 16th Sep 15:00 GMT

Thursday, Sep 15

US: Jobless claims (weekly)
US: Retail sales (Aug)
US: Philly Fed manufacturing survey (Sep)
US: Empire State manufacturing survey (Sep)
US: Industrial production (Aug)
US: Business inventories (Jul)
Japan: Trade data (Aug)
Japan: Tertiary industry activity index (Jul)
Australia: Unemployment rate (Aug)
UK: Bank of England decision (Sep)
Eurozone: ECB’s Centeno speaks
Indonesia: Trade data
New Zealand: Real GDP (Q2)


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