French and Italian CPI

Lots of Data Out but Dollar Marking Time Ahead of FOMC Announcement

July 31, 2019

The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, yen, loonie and yuan, 0.2% softer relative to the peso and Australian dollar, 0.1% lower versus sterling and 0.2% higher against the kiwi. Analysts expect a 25-basis point federal funds cut to be announced at 18:00 GMT, and Chairman Powell will begin his press conference at […] More

Most Stock Markets Slide Amid Continuing Geopolitical Tensions

June 14, 2019

Equities overnight by 1.0% in China, 0.7% in India, and 0.6% in Hong Kong. European losses so far amount to 0.8%, 0.7%, 0.6% and 0.5% in Germany, Spain, the U.K., and France. But the Japanese Nikkei closed 0.4% higher. The United States is engaged in a three-frontal confrontation: a trade war with China, a potential […] More

Monthend Data But Little Market Change Ahead of Tonight’s Speech by President Trump

February 28, 2017

The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yuan and peso, down 0.4% against the yen, but up 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc. The greenback edged up 0.2% versus the loonie and sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar. Stocks in the Pacific Rim closed up 0.4% in China, 0.3% in South Korea and 0.1% […] More