weekly research

  1. fullertonmarkets

    Ready for More Volatility in April?

    Traders are bracing for heightened volatility during this holiday-shortened week with quarter-end rebalancing among pension funds and other big investors. The recent swift advance in bond yields could set money managers up for big adjustments in their portfolio. The Dow and the S&P 500 have...
  2. fullertonmarkets

    FOMC Meeting This Week May Support Dollar

    Global stock markets wobbled in recent weeks as bond yields rose, driven by optimism in the vaccine rollout for Covid-19 and the resumption of consumption spending. The environment of rising yield is seen as a short-term boost for the U.S. dollar. Higher interest rates in the U.S.? The recent...
  3. FXP_2020

    China on the path of strong recovery

    March marks an important month for the world’s second largest economy – China. The annual Two Sessions – the most important political meetings of the year are taking place in Beijing, where a number of policy decisions are expected to be revealed to the public. This year is particularly...
  4. fullertonmarkets

    This is the Moment for Global Risk Assets

    Stocks began the week on the front foot amid signs the reflation trade has further to run and as the pace of coronavirus outbreaks slowed further. WTI crude breached USD60 a barrel, as an arctic freeze gripped parts of the U.S. The reflation trade remains alive and well, when global equities...
  5. fullertonmarkets

    Retail Investors’ Behaviour Weigh on Risk Assets in Near Term

    U.S. stock index futures declined in overnight trading as a surge in speculative trading by retail traders continued to cause hedge funds to take off risk and worried investors about a market bubble. The losses build on last week’s decline, which was the worst for the market since October. Some...
  6. fullertonmarkets

    The Next Market Mover is a Fiscal Stimulus Package

    Stimulus to help the economy and vaccines to stop the virus are expected to be the main focus in markets in the week ahead. Efforts to move along a fiscal package in Congress picked up momentum in the past week with Congressional leaders sounding conciliatory, and a bi-partisan group of...