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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 27)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s biggest stories: US sanctions against Iran, Turkish lira collapse after steel sanctions and market reaction to UK GDP data Big revisions offset July miss on payrolls Another strong US jobs report expected…

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Equities shrug off trade tariff tensions

Is the negotiating table being dusted off? Was it a storm in teacup? Equity markets across Asia shrugged off yesterday’s post-tariff announcement weakness and are trading in the black through the Asian session. Nikkei225 rose 0.95%, Australian stocks rose 0.68% and even China shares managed gains of 2.30%, recouping all of yesterday’s losses. What has…

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Yen stays bid despite better risk sentiment

Most Asian equities extend Wall St late gains Comments from White House Trade Adviser Navarro, who said” we have no plans to impose investment restrictions” introduced another level of confusion in the ongoing trade tariff spat, but at least it seemed to soothe sentiment and give markets reason for pause from the recent risk-off selling.…

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