Podcast: Central bank bonanza this week topped by Wednesday FOMC
Saxo Market Call
Summary: Today we look at the weak equity market as traders nervously await a raft of central bank meetings this week as most are set to tighten rates further. In FX, we note the interesting reduction in euro shorts in the US currency futures positioning as the euro remains resilient, with most of the USD long position there expressed in GBPUSD and USDJPY. In commodities, we focus on longer term support for copper, while the equities focus this week is on names like Sea Limited, US homebuilders with the backdrop of US housing data, and Amazon. Today's pod features Peter Garnry on equities, Ole Hansen on Commodities and John J. Hardy hosting and on FX.
Listen to today’s podcast - slides are found via the link.
Follow Saxo Market Call on your favorite podcast app:
Latest Market Insights
Quarterly Outlook Q3 2022: The Runaway Train
- Winter is coming to the financial markets as central banks are tightening their grip. How spring will look is still a question.
European energy crisis: it will get worse before it gets betterThe winter in Europe will be tough, but whether the result is political chaos or sustainable, innovative solutions is still undecided.
A difficult and volatile quarter awaitsAs the year draws to an end, commodities continue to be at centre stage of the world with growth pockets political uncertainty.
The bright side: crises drive innovationThe positive spin on crises is that they come with solutions. It is worrisome that deglobalisation may be a response to this crisis.
Green transformation in China: renewable energy and beyondGoing green, China needs to span numerous energy sources to ensure stability, as every source comes with a challenge.
Asia: Intermittent solutions, but a faster renewable adoption curveAsian energy supply is being squeezed. This and the adoption of renewables may change the investment sentiment in the region.
FX: A Fed thaw needed to deliver a sustained USD turn lowerThe US Dollar can keep momentum when the Federal Reserve continues to tighten, leaving the rest to play to their drum.
Autumn can become ugly for equities and bond holders. Comfort for Dollar longsTechnical analysis suggests that equities could face a tough Q4 as could fixed income. US Dollar positions could provide some upside.
The next stock market sector to watch, with stocks going nuclearAs the world scrambles to find affordable, sustainable energy, nuclear is getting attention from politicians and investors alike.
The crypto space is getting cold when the hype disappearsCryptocurrencies face a winter of their own as retail investors and governments are asking tough questions.