Sterling

Trump's Davos Speech makes Headlines

Trump's Davos Speech makes Headlines

It’s been an interesting week as events made headlines and shook up financial markets. Donald Trump’s speech at Davos was eventful, and as expected, Trump pushed his America first agenda while making the argument for fair and reciprocal trade.

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.

The Week Ahead: Hurricanes Hit Number of Jobs but Not Wages

The Week Ahead: Hurricanes Hit Number of Jobs but Not Wages

The US dollar is higher across the board against major pairs, but had a mixed performance Friday in the aftermath of the release of the US non farm payrolls (NFP) report. Here's what you need to know going into this week.

Super Thursday: Politics and Monetary Policy Take Center Stage

Super Thursday: Politics and Monetary Policy Take Center Stage

Pick your poison. Today is a pivotal day for capital markets with three major events: 1. ECB monetary decision, 2. UK Parliamentary elections and 3. Comey’s U.S senate testimony.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 5

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 5

Geo-political risk is set to dominate capital markets this week; it will be supported by a handful of central bank monetary policy decisions.

Dollar Direction to be dictated by Climate

Dollar Direction to be dictated by Climate

A decision by US President Trump on whether the U.S will remain in the Paris agreement has markets and investors on edge. Trump will announce his decision on the agreement today at 3:00 pm EST.

The Week Ahead: US Political Risk and Data to Guide Markets

The Week Ahead: US Political Risk and Data to Guide Markets

The US dollar is regaining momentum after the Commerce department upgraded its first quarter GDP estimate from 0.7 percent to 1.2 percent.

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.

The Week Ahead: US Employment Data and Fed Minutes

The Week Ahead: US Employment Data and Fed Minutes

Political risk continues to impact markets as US uncertainty, the official triggering of Brexit, and the upcoming French elections make investors anxious.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, March 23

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, March 23

The fact that the President is struggling to push his bill has raised doubts over whether he can win support for his pro-growth economic policy measures.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday, March 6

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday, March 6

With geopolitical risk dominating early trading – North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into nearby waters – this is another busy economic event week.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday March 2, 2017

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday March 2, 2017

Fed-funds futures contracts suggest traders now expect the Fed to lift interest rates this month. Currently, the market shows a +80% probability for an increase on March 15, more than double the probability accessed on Tuesday.

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.