Inflation

How Inflation Drives Your Company's Purchasing Power in FX Markets

How Inflation Drives Your Company's Purchasing Power in FX Markets

Inflation is one of the key drivers of exchange rate movements. Keeping it within an ideal range is one of the great, constant challenges for central banks.

Inflation in a country and the associated tools that its central bank employs can have an indirect impact on purchasing power in other currencies.

Fed’s Ideal Inflation Measure Rises, Claims at 45 Year Low

Fed’s Ideal Inflation Measure Rises, Claims at 45 Year Low

The rise in annual inflation is the latest sign of strengthening inflation pressures that could encourage the Fed to continue raising interest rates this year.

Week Ahead: Dollar Fails to Gain Traction Despite Positive Inflation

Week Ahead: Dollar Fails to Gain Traction Despite Positive Inflation

The greenback is down against most major pairs after the US added only 148,000 jobs - well below expectations. Meanwhile, the opposite is true for Canada.

Loonie Takes Flight After Inflation Report

Loonie Takes Flight After Inflation Report

After a two-year low in June, data on Friday showed that Canada’s annual inflation rate picked up last month. Here's what else you need to know.

The Week Ahead: Falling Dollar Awaits US Employment Data

The Week Ahead: Falling Dollar Awaits US Employment Data

Political uncertainty has sapped the momentum out of the USD. The rally at the beginning of the year is gone after the debacle that has been the attempts to pass health care reform.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday February 13, 2017

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday February 13, 2017

Stateside, the markets attention this week turns to Fed Chair Yellen semi-annual testimony in Congress (Feb 14th and 15th 10:00 EST). Investors will be looking for more clues on how probable are the expectations of a March rate hike.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 14, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 14, 2016

New U.S President elect Donald Trump continues to have a massive impact on capital markets.

Global bond markets have lost more than $1 trillion in value; their worst rout in 18-months, on investors bets that Trumps new administration would boost business investments and spending while firing up inflation.

The Week Ahead: Trump Reflation Comments Boost USD

The Week Ahead: Trump Reflation Comments Boost USD

The dollar is higher versus most major pairs as it continues to surge in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election. The shock victory by Donald Trump is being taken in stride by the market after the initial recalibration of democratic win expectations. The dollar had been higher for most of the year given the Fed’s insistence a rate hike is coming. The comments by president-elect Trump on spurring growth by ending the austerity that has been prevalent in the developed world following the 2008 crisis has boosted the currency and global stocks higher.