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Richard Jones

Richard Jones has traded and invested in interest rate and FX market portfolios spanning three decades, both on the buy-side and sell-side. He was also an FX & Rates Strategist with Bloomberg News’ Markets Live and First Word products.

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  1. G10 FX Weekly: Parity in EUR/CHF Next as Dip-Buying Performs

    Richard Jones

    Summary One of the best performing G10 FX trades in 2024 has been buying dips in EUR/CHF. After the Swiss National Bank (SNB) surprised markets with a rate cut in March, attention now turns to next month’s SNB policy update, with Swiss inflation back at the SNB’s target. Markets will closely watch a speech from […]

  2. G10 FX Weekly: USD and US Short-End Yields Rangebound, With Downward Bias

    Richard Jones

    Summary An in-line US CPI reading and weaker-than-expected retail sales print drove US short-end yields and USD lower on the week. The US 2-year yield is poised for its second lower weekly close in three weeks, while the USD index (DXY) is set to close lower for the third week in four. USD/JPY traded lower […]

  3. Momentum Models Slip as Fixed Income and FX Underperform Equities

    Richard Jones

    When evaluating the performance of our momentum models we are considering the average performance across the one-, three-, and 12-month momentum models. Summary Momentum models were down 0.1% over the past week, with a positive performance in equities unable to offset negative FX and fixed income returns. Equities were +0.9% WoW, FX was -0.4% WoW […]

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