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With Lunar New Year Under Way, Volatility Persists in Equities and Inflation Worries Remain Uppermost

January 31, 2022

On this last day of January, the Chinese Year of the Tiger has trading shut in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea. The Japanese Nikkei took its cue from the strong U.S. stock market performance on Friday, but that rally looks short-lived with DOW and S&P futures down about a half percent and the […] More

Dollar Up 0.2% Against Euro, yen and Weighted index on Final Business Day of July

July 30, 2021

The U.S. currency also climbed overnight by 0.3% against sterling and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc. However, equities have dropped, especially in Japan (-1.8%), Hong Kong (-1.4%), New Zealand (-1.2%), Spain and Taiwan (each down 0.9%), but also in Indonesia (-0.8%), the U.S. (Nasdaq -0.6% and S&P 500 down 0.4%), the U.K. (-0.5%) and […] More

Stronger Dollar and Stocks

November 28, 2017

Financial markets are in a healthy mood as November winds down. The dollar shows gains of a half percent or less against the euro, yen, Swissie, sterling, and Aussie dollar. The DOW is up 0.3%. Share prices have advanced 0.9% in the U.K., 0.6% in Spain, 0.5% in Switzerland and France, and 0.4% in Germany. […] More

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