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RISK ON As Equities Advance Again. Markets Generally Expect Central Bank Monetary Support

RISK ON As Equities Advance Again. Markets Generally Expect Central Bank Monetary Support
January 8, 2015 10:30:GMT

 TOP NEWS ITEMS:  GB- BOE, US- Weekly Jobless

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8 January-- 10:30 GMT- Current Market Conditions
The USD is  trading broadly higher early in Europe. The EUR is mostly  weaker on its major crosses. A stronger USDJPY is an indication of a general  RISK ON  posture as that pair is positively correlated to shares. In Far East trade, equities ended mostly higher. JGB yields rose slightly. In Europe, bourses are up. Bond yields are broadly higher. Peripheral bond yields are up  Greek 10-yr yields are above 10.50%. U.S. equity futures are up and and bond yields are back to 2.00%. Gold is down and oil is mixed.

A Bank of England policy decision is due shortly. No policy changes are likely  EZ and German data today have been mixed.

The heat map color scheme of interest rates reflects yields.

Weekly Trading Planner Top Items (GMT):  
    12:00 GB Bank of England BOE Decision
    13:30 US Initial Claims Weekly Jobless
    0:30 AU Retail Sales Aussie Consumer
    9:15 CH CPI mm SNB CPI
    9:30 GB Ind &Mfg Output Production
    9:30 GB Mfg Output yy Output Measure
    9:30 GB Visible Trade
    13:30 CA Payrolls Employment
    13:30 US Payrolls Employment

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Time  Imp Country Title Cons Last
08/01/15 12:00 A GB Bank of England 0.50% 0.50%
08/01/15 12:00 A GB QE GBP bn 375 375
08/01/15 13:30 A US Cont Claims n/a n/a
08/01/15 13:30 A US Initial Claims 290 298
08/01/15 15:30 C US Nat Gas bcf n/a -26
09/01/15 0:00 A FRIDAY
09/01/15 0:30 A AU Retail Sales n/a 0.40%
09/01/15 1:30 CN CPI 1.50% 1.40%
09/01/15 7:00 B DE Ind Output yy -0.60% 0.80%
09/01/15 7:00 B DE Trade eur bn 20.5 21.9
09/01/15 9:15 A CH CPI mm n/a 0.00%
09/01/15 9:15 A CH CPI yy n/a n/a
09/01/15 9:30 A GB Ind Output m 0.20% -0.10%
09/01/15 9:30 A GB Ind Output y 1.70% 1.10%
09/01/15 9:30 A GB Mfg Output m 0.30% -0.70%
09/01/15 9:30 A GB Mfg Output yy 6.70% 0.70%
09/01/15 9:30 A GB Visible Trade -9.45 -9.6
09/01/15 9:30 A GB Trade- Non-EU -3.5 -3.58
09/01/15 13:30 A CA Jobless % 6.60% 6.60%
09/01/15 13:30 A CA Payrolls n/a -10.7
09/01/15 13:30 A CA F/T Jobs n/a n/a
09/01/15 13:30 A US Jobless % 5.70% 5.80%
09/01/15 13:30 A US Payrolls 240 321
09/01/15 13:30 A US Priv Jobs 233 314
09/01/15 15:00 B US Wholesale Inventories 0.30% 0.40%
09/01/15 20:30 US COT Report n/a n/a


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John M. BlandJohn M. Bland is a founding partner of He was a FX consultant to major corporations. He has also been a institutional forex trader, FX analyst for a blue chip Fed watching service and an author. John has an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
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