Archive for February 17th, 2017

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

February 17, 2017

Central Bank Activity: Interest rate policy meetings scheduled in South Korea, Brazil and Colombia. Minutes from prior policy meetings to be released by the Federal Reserve and Reserve Bank of Australia. The Cleveland, Philadelphia and Atlanta Fed presidents (Mester, Harker, and Lockhart) speak publicly as does the Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe. February 20th […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Commodities, Bond Yields, Stocks and Sterling Lower

February 17, 2017

The dollar gained 0.5% against sterling, which was depressed by a poor report on British retail sales. The greenback also rose 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, 0.2% relative to the euro, Swiss franc, yuan, and peso. But it lost 0.4% against the Japanese yen. Prices for copper and other industrial metals […] More