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Risk Aversion Still Dominating Markets | Webinar

Risk Aversion Still Dominating Markets | Webinar

Martin Essex, MSTA,
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Trading sentiment news and analysis:

  • The fall in global stock markets remains the dominant theme in the financial markets.
  • Safe havens such as gold and the Japanese Yen are benefiting.

Market confidence ebbs

The recent falls in global stock markets remain the dominant theme in financial markets, with investors moving from riskier assets such as shares into traditional safe havens such as gold and the Japanese Yen.

USDJPY Price Chart, Daily Timeframe (June 17 – October 16, 2018)

Latest USDJPY price chart.

Chart by IG

USD, which had taken over from the Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc and gold as the safe-haven of choice for risk-averse investors, is underperforming but the British Pound is shrugging off concerns about Brexit – for the time being at least.

In this webinar, I looked at the charts off all these assets, as well as oil and the Euro, and at recent and upcoming sentiment indicators.

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--- Written by Martin Essex, Analyst and Editor

Feel free to contact me via the comments section below, via email at or on Twitter @MartinSEssex

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.