27 May 2021
World Markets at a glance for Currency, Equity, Commodity, Bonds, Crypto Currency, Financial News & Major Economic Events.
- Dollar firms as traders brace for U.S. inflation gauge
- Asian shares step back from two-week highs
The dollar found support on Thursday from emerging views the Federal Reserve is slowly but surely edging towards a discussion about tightening monetary policy, and as traders await crucial U.S. inflation data this week.
The euro traded at $1.2185 and the yen at a one-week low of 109.20 per dollar. Sterling also dipped to a week-low of $1.4150. Dollar strength also clipped the wings of the kiwi and it bought $0.7275 after hints of a 2022 rate hike by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand pushed it as high as $0.7316 on Wednesday. The Australian dollar dipped to $0.7732.
U.S. yields rose overnight, with the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield up 1.7 basis points to 1.5808%.The U.S. dollar index followed suit and lifted 0.4% on Wednesday, holding there on Thursday at 90.076.
Asian shares retreated from two-week highs on Thursday and China started on the backfoot on fears central banks were closer to considering winding back their emergency stimulus while the dollar held at a one-week top.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.5% at 691.76, still not too far from Wednesday’s high of 696.76, a level last seen on May 10. Chinese shares started weaker with the blue-chip index off 0.2%. Australian shares were flat while New Zealand’s benchmark index stumbled 0.9%, Japan’s Nikkei was down 0.8%. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 were down 0.2%.
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Ø Sebi plans to shield small investors from presumably ‘risky’ IPOs
Ø BPCL posts net profit of Rs 11,940 cr in Q4, to pay final dividend of Rs 58
Ø Indian mills sign sugar export deals without government subsidy
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Ø Credit Suisse cuts metals stocks from overweight to underweight
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Ø GST Council may correct the inverted duty structure for textiles, footwear industries
Ø Centre may need to borrow $22 billion more to pay States
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Ø GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo expands Pharma Zone
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Ø Iran bans bitcoin mining, echoing China, after blackouts
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Ø Gold prices hit 4-month high on weak dollar, bond yields
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