CHAPTER 8

Stock and Bond Markets

The focus of this chapter is nation-to-nation stock and bond markets and the dynamics of the two markets in relation to currency prices. Bond markets are indicators to stock market direction because of their early opening from formal stock market opens. This interplay as an indicator prices yields and yields price currency pairs. An in-depth look into each nation and the dynamics of each structure will be highlighted, as well as the characteristics of each currency pair within the respective market.

Stock markets in the respective nations that are attached to one side of a currency-pair trade can provide vital answers to direction of that pair for many reasons. The first point is stock markets determine direction ...

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