British trade and industrial production

Recent Dollar Gains Trimmed

May 10, 2018

The dollar traded down overnight by 0.9% against the peso, 0.3% relative to the loonie, 0.4% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the euro and Swiss franc, 0.2% against the yuan, and 0.1% versus the yen. There’s been an Israeli air strike on Iranian targets in Syria, lifting fears that tensions will continue to escalate […] More

Dollar Up ahead of Trump’s First Press Conference

January 11, 2017

The dollar appreciated overnight by 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the yen, Swissie and sterling, 0.2% relative to the Mexican peso, and 0.1% relative to the yuan. It dipped 0.1% vis-a-vis the New Zealand and Australian currencies but extended its rise against the Turkish lira by about 2%. The juxtaposition of Obama’s Farewell Address […] More

Enormous Rebound in Asian Equities

September 9, 2015

Amid hopeful speculation of new Chinese fiscal stimulus, the Shanghai Composite index closed 2.3%, and other stock markets in the region recorded even larger gains.  Japan’s Nikkei jumped 1,343 points or 7.7%, the largest percentage daily advance since October 28, 2008, which was a corrective move in an otherwise bear market.  Equities also advanced 4.2% […] More