Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, April 27

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, April 27

The U.S dollar has pared gains overnight as investors digest details of the Trump administration’s tax-reform plan and deal with the Presidents U-turn on NAFTA.

FX and Tech: Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your (Pricing) Engines

FX and Tech: Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your (Pricing) Engines

As e-commerce flourishes, more small and mid-size companies are offering their products and services online and in multiple currencies. Here are some best practices with creating a streamlined pricing engine.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, April 24

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, April 24

The first round of the French Presidential election produced one of the most market-friendly outcomes and sent Europe soaring.

FX and Tech: Data Integrity in the Age of the Borderless Transaction

FX and Tech: Data Integrity in the Age of the Borderless Transaction

We discuss the growing relevance of FX in an IT setting and what tech professionals need to know about building systems that can accommodate multiple currencies.

Market rates vs. Central Bank rates

Market rates vs. Central Bank rates

In recent years, Central Banks around the world have made the news with more frequency than ever before. How can global businesses identify which are the "right" exchange rates to use - market rates or Central Bank rates?

The Week Ahead: Geopolitics to Cloud Central Bank Outlook

The Week Ahead: Geopolitics to Cloud Central Bank Outlook

Higher political risk in 2017 was forecasted and so far it hasn’t disappointed.

One API for All Your FX Needs

One API for All Your FX Needs

Whether you need forex data for financial reconciliation, price localization, product development or more, we’ve got you covered. Leverage automated currency conversion directly into your app, website, ERP system, or accounting software.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, April 20

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, April 20

A race too close to call – every French poll has shown the independent Macron and the National Front’s Le Pen taking the top two spots. However, a third contender now threatens to take the lead.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday April 17

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday April 17

Stocks, the US Dollar and Treasury yields are under geopolitical and economic pressure.

Dr. Strangelove Redux

Dr. Strangelove Redux

To what extent the markets need to price in geopolitical risk more actively into their psyche will likely drive nearer term sentiment. It feels like a Dr Strangelove Redux as this game of chicken unfolds.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, April 13

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, April 13

Capital markets were heading into an Easter holiday stupor before President Trump “intentionally” shook things up in a press conference late Wednesday afternoon.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday, April 10

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday, April 10

While the U.S jobs report was weaker than some had expected, it’s consistent with the U.S. economy growing at +2% this year, the miss is being shrugged off as a one-off.

The Week Ahead: Retail Sales and Inflation Next for Dollar

The Week Ahead: Retail Sales and Inflation Next for Dollar

The US jobs report missed expectations, weakening the dollar and raising questions about the economy. Other major pairs have fallen due to risk aversion following the geopolitical events around the globe.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, April 6

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, April 6

The Fed and Trump have the US dollar in trouble after the FOMC minutes yesterday made it clear that shrinking the +$4.5T balance sheet will be a priority for U.S policy makers in the coming years.

Covering the spread: A look back at the year’s most challenging currency pairs

Covering the spread: A look back at the year’s most challenging currency pairs

We recap how widening spreads with the dollar have affected businesses across the globe. Here are the most volatile currency pairs we examined.