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Dollar Dives on Confidence with No Support from Fundamentals

Dollar Dives on Confidence with No Support from Fundamentals

The dollar remains under pressure, building on yesterday’s slide in the Euro session, as the market seems to be losing confidence in the long-run state of the U.S. economy.

The Week Ahead: US Dollar Surges Amidst Volatility

The Week Ahead: US Dollar Surges Amidst Volatility

The U.S. dollar had its strongest week against major currency pairs in twelve months. Even as the United States is suffering a bout of political uncertainty, the dollar became a safe haven as stocks and bonds saw massive moves this week.

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. Meanwhile, the market looks for clues on policy-makers’ appetite for rolling back stimulus and thoughts on strengthening EUR currency.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 15

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, January 15

Despite markets being closed for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday, the U.S. dollar is in trouble and headed for the fourth day of losses against G10 currency pairs. Here are the 5 things you need to know.

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.

The Week Ahead: North Korea, Brexit and German elections distract from Hawkish Fed

The Week Ahead: North Korea, Brexit and German elections distract from Hawkish Fed

German elections appear to be more predictable with Angela Merkel’s party likely to prevail, but with the rise of the far-right and the need for a partner for a grand coalition, the number of seats of other parties will be of utmost importance.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, September 18

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, September 18

This is a busy week both on the Central Bank and parliamentary election front. Among the G7, the Bank of Japan and the Fed hold policy meetings this week, as does Norway’s Norges Bank. For some of these meetings, expectations are uncertain.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Mixed Awaiting Fed Policy Meeting

The Week Ahead: Dollar Mixed Awaiting Fed Policy Meeting

The US dollar managed to end the week on a positive note despite North Korea’s missile launch, low retail sales, and flat US inflation data. In your week ahead we cover probabilities of a US rate hike, inflation in Japan, and tax reform.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, September 11

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, September 11

North Korea has warned of retaliation if the UN Security Council approves harsher sanctions in a vote later today. Here are the 5 things you need to know to start your week.

Appetite for US Dollar Surges, EUR Pounded

Appetite for US Dollar Surges, EUR Pounded

Capital markets have rediscovered an appetite for the ‘big’ dollar and commodities overnight as upbeat Chinese and US economic news increased the demand for riskier assets.

Euro and Dollar Seek Guidance from Jackson Hole

Euro and Dollar Seek Guidance from Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole symposium started today. The majority expect ECB’s Draghi to refrain from talking about the timing of exit from ultra-loose monetary policy. 

The Bannon Bounce?

The Bannon Bounce?

Debate unfolds as to what Bannon’s removal means for the Trump administration's economic agenda. See how his departure is affecting the market, especially in regard to the Jackson Hole meeting this week.