Archive for February 22nd, 2019

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

February 22, 2019

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in South Korea, Hungary, and Israel. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Powell testifies for two days on the economic outlook and monetary policy, first to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday and then the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday. This so-called Humphrey Hawkins testimony is required twice yearly. Other Fed […] More

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Getting Down to Crunch Time in Sino-U.S. Trade Talks

February 22, 2019

Stocks fell Thursday on some disappointing U.S. economic data but have rebounded Friday, as investors are choosing to believe that Sino-U.S. trade talks will reach an agreement averting an escalation of the tariff war.  Share prices rose 1.9% in China, 1.2% in Hong Kong, and 0.5% in Australia, and European bourses are up by 0.5% […] More