Central Bankers in Focus on Monday

Central Bankers in Focus on Monday

It’s been a relatively slow start to what is otherwise likely to be a busy week for the markets, with appearances from two notable central bankers: FOMC voter Neel Kashkari and Bank of England Chief Economist. 

Dollar Drops in Thanksgiving Week with US Taxes in Spotlight

Dollar Drops in Thanksgiving Week with US Taxes in Spotlight

The US dollar depreciated on Friday touching a five-week low against major currencies. European PMIs beat expectations while US's disappointed. US President Donald Trump will meet with Senate Republicans to discuss the vote on the Senate bill to be voted later in the week.

What CFOs Need to Know to Master Foreign Exchange

What CFOs Need to Know to Master Foreign Exchange

No global company can escape currency volatility risk and every company needs an effective currency risk strategy. We look at five of the best foreign exchange management practices for CFOs.

EUR Recovers After German Coalition Shock

EUR Recovers After German Coalition Shock

The collapse of the German coalition talks over the weekend suggests that Germany is no longer the role model of ‘political’ stability. Europe’s strongest economy has the possibility of three options ahead: a minority government, a continuation of the current grand coalition, or new elections.

Politics drive Dollar while Fundamentals boost Euro

Politics drive Dollar while Fundamentals boost Euro

The Trump Administration scored a major victory in Congress passing the tax overhaul bill by a vote of 227–205 while Brexit negotiations continue but there has been a recent string of concerns regarding how well thought out the whole divorce strategy really is. Here's your week ahead.

FX for Corporates: 5 Best Practices for Treasurers

FX for Corporates: 5 Best Practices for Treasurers

In the FX world, the ability to master the market isn't considered a luxury for treasury specialists – it's a necessity. How can corporate treasury departments successfully handle risk management, cash management, FX exposure, hedging practices, and data analysis?

UK Retail Sales Bounce Back in October

UK Retail Sales Bounce Back in October

This morning's data showed that UK retail sales rebounded last month, as the strong performance of the second-hand sector offset a drop in sales of clothes and footwear.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, November 13

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, November 13

In the U.K., British assets are expected to be in for a choppy ride as key consumer and producer price data along with the latest data on the labor market and retail sales tops the agenda, as too does a threat to PM May’s leadership.

US Tax Uncertainty Hammers Dollar

US Tax Uncertainty Hammers Dollar

The market is speculating about the chances of a US tax overhaul and the impact of the developments in Saudi Arabia. The coming week will bring important data releases including Inflation figures from the UK, the US, and Canada.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, November 6

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, November 6

On his five-country Asian tour, US president Trump has already brought up trade grievances about China and Japan and has warned that no one "should underestimate, ever, American resolve." Here's more and what you need to know about the markets.

Busy week ends with disappointing US jobs report

Busy week ends with disappointing US jobs report

The greenback fell when the US non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the US economy added only 261,000 jobs, 50,000 short of the forecast.

Central Banks in Spotlight as Trump Readies Fed Chair Announcement

Central Banks in Spotlight as Trump Readies Fed Chair Announcement

Despite a calm Monday so far, it won't last long with the rest of the week packed full of major economic and political events that should ensure markets remain quite volatile.