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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.

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises Amid Italian Coalition and China-US Trade Uncertainty

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises Amid Italian Coalition and China-US Trade Uncertainty

The dollar rally is back on after two of the largest parties in Italy agreed to form a coalition government and Japanese inflation retreated. Although there is no plan for Italy to exit the European Union, it could put the idea to the test with its fiscal strategy.

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.

Central Bankers in Focus on Monday

Central Bankers in Focus on Monday

It’s been a relatively slow start to what is otherwise likely to be a busy week for the markets, with appearances from two notable central bankers: FOMC voter Neel Kashkari and Bank of England Chief Economist. 

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.