Emerging Markets Massacred As Dovish Draghi Sends Dollar Soaring

EM Bloodbath, bond yields tumble, yield curve collapsing...but Nasdaq surging - "tread lightly" my friend

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The big headline maker of the day was not stocks but the FX markets as the dollar index exploded to 8-month highs (second biggest daily gain of the year) after a dovish Draghi sent EURUSD tumbling...

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This is actually the highest close for the dollar since July 2017...

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And despite numerous interventions, promises of intervention, and threats - Emerging Market FX was a bloodbath...

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Falling to its weakest since Feb 2016...

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The Mexican peso was mashed lower...

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3 additional swap auctions failed to hold the Real...

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Erdogan threats failed to hold the Lira...

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And IMF bullshit and promises of billions in interventions did nothing for the Argentine Peso which was clubbed like a baby seal...

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The peso has lost 96.5% of its value relative to the dollar since 2001.

And as the peso plunged so Argentine Century bond yields spiked to 9%... (price is now below 80c on the dollar)

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And before we leave the carnage...

Hugh Hendry has some advice...

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Small Caps and Nasdaq managed to get back to green post-FOMC but the rest of the major indices are lower...

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Futures show the big divergence between Dow and Nasdaq as everything ramped into the open...

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Big banks underperformed Small banks post-FOMC...

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Tech stocks outperformed financials once again but stalled at previous resistance...

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