Archive for March 15th, 2019

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

March 15, 2019

Central Banks: In the week of March 18-22, monetary policy reviews are scheduled in the United States, U.K., Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Philippines. Fed Chairman Powell, Bank of England Governor Carney, SNB President Jordan, and Kent and Bullock of the Reserve Bank of Australia speak publicly. Minutes from […] More

Central Bank Watch

Bank of Japan Stance Left Unchanged

March 15, 2019

The latest Bank of Japan policy review as expected left targets for the overnight interest rate (-0.1%), the 10-year JGB yield (around 0%), and other quantitative elements of that central bank’s easy stance unchanged. In a released statement, Board members did downgrade their views of global growth and Japanese exports and industrial production, observing recent […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Muted Overnight Moves in Dollar but Share Prices Up

March 15, 2019

The dollar this Ides of March is unchanged from Thursday closing levels against the yen, loonie and Swiss franc. The dollar fell 0.2% against the euro, sterling and Australian and New Zealand dollars and by 0.1% versus the yuan. Share prices rose 1.3% in China, 0.8% in Japan, and 0.6% in Hong Kong and show […] More