Archive for January 29th, 2021

Deeper Analysis

January 2021 in Figures

January 29, 2021

Sovereign debt yields rose more rapidly in North America than in Europe or Japan during January.  Among central banks followed in this feature, no policy interest rates were changed this month. Equity selling in the final week of the month resulted in slight net losses for most markets in January, and newfound caution aided the […] More

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week’s Menu: January 30-February 5, 2021

January 29, 2021

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in the U.K., Australia, Iceland, the Czech Republic, India, and Thailand. The quarterly Reserve Bank of Australia Monetary Policy Statement and Bank of England Inflation Report will be published, and Governors Lowe and Bailey will speak on those occasions. Williams and Rosengren are among those Fed officials who will be […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Steep Retreat Resumes in Equities; Lots of Data Reported in Final Session of January

January 29, 2021

Share prices fell 3.0% in South Korea, 2.0% in Indonesia, 1.9% in Japan, 1.8% in Taiwan, 1.3% in India, 0.9% in Hong Kong, and 0.6% in both Australia and China  overnight. European markets and U.S. futures are down 1.0% or more. Efforts to halt the  meteoric advance of shorted stocks like GameStop worked only briefly. […] More