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  • European bourses, Euro Stoxx 50 +2.2%, are firmer across the board in a continuation of the APAC/US handover as Russian-Ukraine talks begin.
  • Risk-on that was exacerbated by Ukrainian negotiator Podoliak noted that a ceasefire is being discussed with Russia adding a press conference is to be expected later.
  • Updates which further sapped geopolitical premia from crude benchmarks.
  • DXY is softer, with EUR elevated amid pronounced yield upside as...
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  • APAC stocks traded mostly higher following the gains in the US where growth stocks spearheaded a recovery.
  • Russia and Ukraine could pause hostilities as part of a deal which would see Ukraine abandon its push for NATO membership, according to FT.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a higher open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 0.8% after the cash market closed higher by 0.5% yesterday.
  • DXY holds onto 99.0 status, EUR/USD remains on a...
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  • European bourses are firmer, extending on overnight futures performance, shrugging off a downbeat APAC handover amid COVID concerns.
  • Stateside, futures are contained/marginally softer ahead of a quiet schedule and after a mixed close on Friday; NQ, -0.3%, modestly lags amid yield action.
  • Russian Kremlin said face-to-face talks in Turkey with Ukraine are unlikely to commence on Monday, may start on Tuesday.
  • AAPL intends to make ~20% less...
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  • APAC stocks traded mostly lower with the region cautious heading into month-end and following the Shanghai lockdown announcement.
  • The next round of face-to-face talks between Russia and Ukraine will be held in Turkey on March 28th-30th.
  • US President Biden stated that Russian President Putin cannot remain in power; White House official later said Biden was not calling for a change of regime in Russia.
  • European equity futures are...
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  • European bourses came under pressure in early trade before seeing a mild recovery; US equity futures post mild gains.
  • "There is progress in ceasefire negotiations with Russia", according to Ukrainian President Advisor cited by Sky News Arabia.
  • The Russian military will submit a proposal to Russian President Putin on how best to respond to NATO beefing up its Eastern flank, according to the Kremlin
  • EU is to work towards the aim of attaining...
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  • APAC stocks traded mixed with the growth and tech-led momentum from the US fading overnight.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a slightly higher open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 0.1% after the cash market closed lower by 0.2% yesterday.
  • DXY hovers around 98.50, EUR/USD is back above 1.10 and USD/JPY has pulled back below 122.00.
  • The US and EU have struck a deal for the US to supply the bloc with additional LNG and lower...
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  • European bourses were relatively flat at the open but saw a bout of impetus amid above-forecast PMIs; however, this was shortlived with bourses now negative, Euro Stoxx 50 -0.6%.
  • US futures are in-fitting directionally but diverging in terms of magnitudes, posting gains of circa. 0.4% ahead of multiple risk events.
  • DXY is firmer and ever closer to 99.00, with NOK bolstered from post-Norges Bank commentary with CHF unphased by the SNB.
  • EGBs...
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  • APAC stocks traded cautiously after a soft close on Wall St. which saw the S&P 500 finish the session lower by 1.3%.
  • The US will announce a package of sanctions designations on Russian political figures and oligarchs on Thursday.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a slightly higher open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 0.2% after the cash market closed lower by 1.5% yesterday.
  • DXY remains underpinned but sub-99.00,...
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  • European bourses are pressured, Euro Stoxx 50 -0.6%, with the exception of the FTSE 100 +0.3% amid crude action.
  • US futures remain softer, ES -0.3%, but haven't slipped much further amid the above pressure in Europe as Russia-Ukraine tensions remain elevated
  • DXY remains bid amid hawkish Fed rhetoric, USD/JPY continues to climb while Riksbank/CNB support SEK & CZK
  • Fed's Mester (2022, 2024 voter) thinks 50bps increases will be needed at...
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  • APAC stocks were positive as the region took encouragement from the strong US and European leads.
  • Fed's Mester (2022 voter) said she thinks 50bps increases will be needed at some meetings based on her forecasts.
  • DXY hovers around 98.50, USD/JPY extended its rise to 121.40, GBP is on the front-foot ahead of the Spring Statement.
  • WTI and Brent gained as storm damage to the CPC pipeline could impact up to 1mln bpd of...
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  • European bourses have been erring higher after a contained open, Euro Stoxx 50 +0.9%, with upside occurring as crude and bonds slipped further.
  • US futures are in-fitting directionally but magnitudes more contained, a slew of speakers ahead.
  • Crude benchmarks are pressured, but off lows, amid China COVID and EU energy price cap updates.
  • DXY remains underpinned after an initial pullback from 99.00, while JPY lags with USD/JPY testing...
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  • APAC stocks were mostly positive following a predominantly soft close in the US; Nasdaq 100 -0.3%.
  • Fed Chair Powell said if the FOMC needs to raise the Fed Funds Rate by more than 25bps at a meeting or meetings, they will do so.
  • Ukrainian President Zelenskiy said he’s prepared to discuss a commitment from Ukraine not to seek NATO membership in exchange for a ceasefire.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a slightly softer open with the...
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  • Ukrainian President Zelensky said he is ready to negotiate with Russian President Putin; however, Turkey says Putin is not ready
  • Russia's Kremlin says the progress of peace talks with Ukraine is not as big as it should be
  • European bourses/US futures are pressured but relatively contained as developments within European hours have been limited
  • China Eastern Airlines jet, a Boeing 737, crashed in Guangxi, BA -8.3% in...
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  • APAC stocks were choppy despite the strong close on Wall St. last week; best weekly performance for the S&P 500 since Nov'20.
  • Ukrainian President Zelensky said he is ready to negotiate with Russian President Putin; Turkish official says Putin is not ready.
  • The EU is reportedly to consider an embargo on Russian oil this week as Biden heads to Europe.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a slightly softer open with the Euro Stoxx 50...
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  • US President Biden will speak with Chinese President Xi at 09:00EDT/13:00GMT
  • Biden's administration reportedly hardened its stance towards China ahead of the call
  • US futures and European bourses are pressured, as sentiment has drifted following a contained European cash open
  • Ukrainian Presidential aide Zhovkva says talks with Russia are progressing, but only slowly; Kremlin says that Kyiv is slowing talks
  • USD grinds...
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  • APAC stocks eventually traded mostly positive following on from Wall St's best 3-day gain since 2020.
  • BoJ kept monetary policy settings unchanged as expected; will take additional easing steps as necessary.
  • US President Biden's administration reportedly hardened its stance towards China ahead of the Biden-Xi call.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a slightly firmer open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 0.1% after the cash market...
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  • Ukrainian Defense Minister says so far there is nothing to satisfy us in negotiations with Russia
  • Russian Kremlin says their delegation is putting colossal energy into Ukraine peace talks, conditions are absolutely clear; pushes back on FT reports
  • European bourses are predominantly negative, Euro Stoxx 50 -0.4%, after a relatively constructive open; US futures in-fitting
  • DXY continues to unwind its upside with GBP awaiting BoE and Lira the...
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  • Fed raised rates by 25bps as expected and expects a further six hikes in 2022 and four in 2023.
  • Fed Chair Powell said the Fed expects to reduce the size of its balance sheet at a coming meeting.
  • US stocks closed higher after shaking off the initial kneejerk hawkish reaction to the FOMC. APAC stocks also gained.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a slightly higher open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 0.2% after the cash market...
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  • Constructive commentary from Ukraine's Zelensky and Russia's Lavrov, though more time is still needed
  • European bourses are firmer across the board, Euro Stoxx 50 +3.3%, after a firmer handover and on geopols
  • US futures are firmer across the board, NQ +1.9% outperforming amid overnight tech action, influencing European sectors
  • DXY reels amid support for EUR on yield action ahead of noted EUR/USD option interest at the NY...
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  • APAC stocks gained after a strong handover from Wall St; S&P 500 +2.2%, Nasdaq 100 +3.2%.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a higher open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 1.6% after the cash market closed lower by 0.1% yesterday.
  • Ukrainian President Zelensky stated that the positions of Ukraine and Russia at negotiations sound more realistic. 
  • Fitch warns that Russia would be in default if it pays USD coupons in...
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  • Ukrainian President Zelensky said negotiations with Russia will continue on Tuesday; Kremlin says it is positive talks are continuing.
  • European bourses are pressured, Euro Stoxx 50 -1.8%, but off lows after a bout of early pressure amid Russia-Ukraine developments.
  • Stateside, US futures are moving in tandem directionally but magnitudes more contained, ES -0.2%, as focus turns to FOMC
  • Core debt's initial recovery fizzles out as Bunds hit...
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  • APAC stocks mostly declined following the soft handover from the US which saw the NDX close in a technical bear market.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a weaker open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future down 0.8% after the cash market closed higher by 1.5% yesterday.
  • White House warned there will be significant consequences for China if it provides assistance to Russia that violates sanctions.
  • US President Biden could attend an...
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  • Russian and Ukrainian officials on Sunday gave their most upbeat assessments so far on the progress of talks and suggested there could be positive results within days
  • European bourses are firmer, Euro Stoxx 50 +2.1%, following a mixed APAC handover amid conflicting headlines; US futures are firmer across the board but with magnitudes more contained
  • DXY and FX-havens continue to pull back with EUR finding support amid noted expiries but is yet to test...
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  • APAC stocks were mixed as participants digested varied geopolitical headlines. China was pressured by the lockdown in Shenzhen.
  • Russian and Ukrainian officials on Sunday gave their most upbeat assessments so far on the progress of talks.
  • Russia launched an airstrike on a military base near the Polish border on Sunday.
  • European equity futures are indicative of a firmer open with the Euro Stoxx 50 future up 1.1% after the cash market...
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  • Russian President Putin says there are certain positive shifts in talks with Ukraine - sparking significant risk-on.
  • European bourses are firmer, Euro Stoxx 50 +3.0%, as are US futures though magnitudes are more contained amid a thin US docket.
  • DXY is firmer, but off-highs, in tandem with the broader move that sees US/German 10yr yields at 2.0% and 0.30% again.
  • WTI and Brent futures are firmer on the day with initial upside bolstered by a...
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