Archive for November 8th, 2019

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week’s Menu: November 9-15

November 8, 2019

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews are scheduled next week in New Zealand, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Mexico. Fed Chairman Powell gives two days of testimony on the U.S. economic outlook, appearing Wednesday before the Senate Economic Committee and Thursday before the House Budget Committee. Other Fed officials speaking in public during the week include […] More

Central Bank Watch

Central Reserve Bank of Peru

November 8, 2019

The Central Reserve Bank of Peru late yesterday announced a 25-basis point reduction of its reference interest rate to 2.25%. This follows a similar cut in August. There were also two 25-basis point cuts in the first quarter of 2018 and three such cuts in the second half of 2017. A released statement observes weakness […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields Firm… Commodity and Share Prices Lower

November 8, 2019

The dollar appreciated overnight by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Australian dollar, 0.2% relative to the loonie, yuan, and peso, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, euro, sterling and Swiss franc. The 10-year gilt and U.S. Treasury yields extended their rise by another three basis points. Comparable sovereign debt yields in Italy, Greece, Portugal […] More