Archive for November 19th, 2021

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week’s Menu: November 20 – 26, 2021

November 19, 2021

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed in Sweden, New Zealand, South Africa, China, Israel, and Sri Lanka. Minutes from the last policy meetings of the FOMC and European Central Bank are to be published, as will Sweden’s Monetary Policy Report. Two central bankers speaking publicly will be Haskel of the Bank of England and […] More

Deeper Analysis

Japan Bucking the 2021 Trend to Higher Inflation Around the World

November 19, 2021

The sharper-than-forecast rise of inflation almost everywhere and recent further intensification of price pressures in many places has been a big mystery and source of great dispute over the trend’s future evolution. A centrally dynamic role of oil and food prices, as was the case in the 1970s, is magnifying inflationary fears, but there are […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar Ending Pre-Thanksgiving Week on a Strong Note, but Equities and Bond Yields Wobbly

November 19, 2021

The weighted DXY dollar index advanced 0.4% overnight, climbing 0.7% against the euro, 1.2% versus the Turkish lira, 0.5% relative to the Australian dollar, kiwi and sterling, 0.4% vis-a-vis the Canadian dollar but just 0.1% against the Swiss franc, which traditionally thrives when global inflation becomes a concern. News today on the Covid-19 front has […] More