The Good, The Bad & The Safe Haven

On today’s episode of “The Macro Trading Floor,” Andreas and Alfonso discuss the top stories of the week from the Bank of England announcing emergency gilt market operations, recent volatility in currency markets & the Nord Stream gas leak.

With so much happening in currencies as the US dollar continues marching higher, Alfonso & Andreas take the time to highlight the key indicators to look at in FX markets. Just how are indicators such as inflation, energy & interest rates effecting currencies around the world? Finally, Andreas and Alfonso highlight the good, bad & safe haven currencies with an actionable trade idea, but to hear that, you'll have to tune in!


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Referenced In The Show:

Bank of England announces gilt market operation 

Bank of England launches £65bn move to calm markets 

Nord Stream gas leak continues to bubble in the Baltic Sea as EU diplomat suspects sabotage


(00:00) Introduction

(01:18) Bank of England Announces Gilt Market Operation

(05:09) Risks In European Bond Markets

(09:12) What Does This Mean For Markets?

(12:15) Feature Interview With Andreas

(13:22) The Bull Case For Risk Assets

(19:31) What Options Do Central Banks Have?

(24:38) Andreas' Actionable Trade Idea

(29:17) Feature Interview With Alfonso

(31:44) Geopolitical Risk In The Baltic Sea

(37:01) The Strongest & Weakest Global Currencies

(40:56) Alfonso’s Actionable Trade Ideas

(43:13) Post Interview Final Thoughts


Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on The Macro Trading Floor should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets.

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