Archive for August 31st, 2018

Deeper Analysis

August in Figures

August 31, 2018

Many stock markets performed well in August as such had in July. Exceptions were those in the U.K., Switzerland, and Canada. The yen and Swiss franc rose against the dollar, which otherwise advanced against the other currencies examined in this monthly feature. The dollar also strengthened 33% against the Turkish lira during August. The Bank […] More

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

August 31, 2018

Holidays: U.S. and Canadian Labor Day on Monday. Brazilian Independence Day on Friday. Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Canada, Serbia, Australia, Ukraine, Poland, Malaysia, Sweden, and Chile. Fed officials speaking publicly next week to include Evans, Williams, Kashkari, Rosengren, Mester and Kaplan. Governor Lowe of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Deputy Governor Wilkins of […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Trump Vies with Deluge of Data for Market’s Attention

August 31, 2018

A considerable amount of data gets reported around the end of every month, especially on the final business day. But this time, there’s an equal flood of outrageously provocative quotes from the U.S. president to stir up market activity. Data first: Japan had disappointing industrial production news. Output fell 0.1% in July after a 1.8% […] More