Euro dollar parity a penny away

Euro dollar parity has been on a table for quite some time, but it appears that this week, if not today, the parity can become reality. For the first time in nearly 20 years the two biggest currencies in the world are reaching the parity, where 1 euro equals 1 dollar. This is due to the fact that euro is down about 15 % since the start of the year.

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RBNZ hiked interest rates but NZD falls

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced its fifth consecutive 50 bps rate hike. This move was strongly anticipated, and the New Zealand dollar stayed close to $0.57 during the day. To lower the high inflation, the RBNZ has raised the cash rate to a seven-year high of 3.5% and hinted another tightening.

EUR/USD reclaims parity

Amid a massive bounce of stocks and commodities, Eurodollar reached parity for the first time in two weeks. The Euro gained 5% against the US dollar in this period.

Brazilian real gains 4% in one day 🔥

The Brazilian real increased by 4% versus the dollar, trading at about $5.2. BRL strenghtens as investors cheered an unexpectedly close outcome in the first round of the presidential elections. After no candidate receives a majority of more than 50% of the vote, the contest will proceed to a runoff scheduled for October 30.

GBP rises after last week’s turmoil

On the first trading day of Q4, the British pound climbed up near $1.12, returning to levels not seen in nearly two weeks. GBP rose right after the finance minister Kwarteng said he would not cut the top 45% income tax rate for the largest earners.

GBP remains volatile

The Bank of England announced that it would start making temporary purchases of long-term UK government bonds on September 28 in order to restore orderly market conditions. The British pound remained volatile, first rising to above $1.08 before dropping to $1.05.

Indian Rupee suffers losses

The Indian rupee hit a record low of 81.7 and is on track with the retreat of riskier currencies. This is due to recession fears and expectations of a hawkish Federal Reserve policy. Pressure on the rupee is also contributed to an increase in capital outflows from the country.

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MakerDAO’s big transaction

The so-called decentralized autonomous organization MakerDAO is transferring $500 million worth of the token to fixed-income obligations. These consist of corporate bonds and short-term US Treasuries.

Semtech stock dips 10%

Semtech shares dropped by 10% in a single day. Semtech Stocks are trading lower after the company announced a $250 million convertible senior notes offering. The stock is down 68% so far this year.

US initial jobless claims grow

The number of Americans submitting new applications for unemployment benefits increased by 29,000, reaching 219,000. The number increased from the five-month low. This was significantly higher than the forecast at 203,000, pointing to a possible easing of labor market conditions.

Former Terra employee arrested

After months of investigation, South Korean police have reportedly caught Yoo Mo. He is the first captured person involved in the Terra blockchain ecosystem collapse. Yoo Mo was the head of business and has done market making in his time.

Silver falls by 5% 📉

Silver rose rapidly from $18 to $21 in just a few days, and safe-haven bids propelled this growth. Now silver falls by more than 5% below the $20 mark.

Higher US jobs numbers

Private businesses in the US created 208K jobs in September 2022 compared to an upwardly revised 185K in August. This was followed after schools reopened and pandemic concerns receded. However, while job growth is stable, it remains below the recent three-month average.

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