Archive for August 10th, 2015

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

A Stale Currency Market Landscape

August 10, 2015

In these dog days of August, currency movements cannot be trusted to represent the current state of relative economic fundamentals between countries, nor even expectations of future economic and financial market trends.  Superimposed upon this seasonal time of limbo, summer 2015 finds investors stuck with a set of uncertainties that has grown stale.  Foremost among […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Chinese Equities Rose Nearly 5% Today

August 10, 2015

The Shanghai Composite Index’s 4.9% advance on Monday was powered by merger speculation and set a positive tone for share prices elsewhere. ¬†Stocks climbed 0.6% in Australia and Hong Kong, 0.4% in Japan, and so far have advanced by 2.3% in Greece, 1.1% in Spain, 0.8% in Italy, 0.7% in Switzerland and 0.6% in Germany […] More