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Dollar softer ahead of G7 Summit

Dollar softer ahead of G7 Summit

Market attention is turning towards the G7 conference that begins tomorrow in Quebec, Canada.

Expect this summit to be an intensive affair amidst heightened trade tensions between the U.S. and some of its closest allies who have indicated that they will retaliate against President’s Trump’s decision to impose duties on steel and aluminum imports from the E.U., Canada, and Mexico.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 4

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 4

After the U.S. imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on E.U., Canadian and Mexican imports, political tensions, and the risk of a global trade war are back in focus, making this week’s summit more important than usual. U.S is headed for a showdown with its G7 allies at a summit in Quebec, Canada (June 8-9).

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.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday May 16, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday May 16, 2016

Markets are closed in Germany, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Norway (Whit Monday). While bank holidays are been observed in a number of others . . .