China’s trade surplus

Released Data in the Spotlight

February 14, 2019

Thursday figured to be a day of data watching with the scheduled release of both Euroland and Japanese GDP figures, plus China’s trade balance. But it was much weaker-than-anticipated U.S. retail sales in December that caught the market’s attention, giving greater credence to recent warnings from several economists that U.S. recessionary risks seem to be […] More

Bond Yields, Oil and Dollar Down, Equities and Gold Up

July 13, 2017

The dollar depreciated 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, yuan, peso, kiwi and loonie. Exceptions to this downtrend were daily dollar rises of 0.3% against the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc. West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell 0.7% to $45.19 per barrel. Ten-year German […] More

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