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Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Despite the distraction of a U.S. government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks monetary communications.

U.S. Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama

U.S. Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama

The US dollar remains weak versus most majors due to downward pressure from the government shutdown. The House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill, but it did not get enough votes to pass the U.S. Senate.