German and French CPI

CPI Inflation Rose in April to 24-, 14- and 151-Month Highs Germany, France and the United States

May 12, 2021

Equity markets remain vulnerable to fears that higher inflation will compel central banks to raise interest rates sooner than forward guidance has been suggesting. Markets closed down today by 4.1% in Taiwan, 1.6% in Japan, 1.5% in South Korea, and 0.7% in Singapore and Australia. U.S. stock futures are somewhat lower, too. Share prices recovered […] More

Dollar Broadly Higher as Investors Seek Clarity on Brexit Mess and U.S.-Sino Trade Talks

March 14, 2019

British MPs last night defeated a motion for allowing the U.K. to leave the EU without any Brexit deal by a vote of 321-278. Today’s vote will be a motion to extend the Article 50 deadline beyond March 29th. Prime Minister May aims to hold another vote within the week on her Brexit deal. A […] More

Bond Yields, Oil and Dollar Down, Equities and Gold Up

July 13, 2017

The dollar depreciated 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, yuan, peso, kiwi and loonie. Exceptions to this downtrend were daily dollar rises of 0.3% against the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc. West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell 0.7% to $45.19 per barrel. Ten-year German […] More

Bond Yields Drop Further but Stocks and Dollar Trim Recent Move

March 12, 2015

Ten-year British gilt and Japanese JGB yields dropped another six and three basis points. The dollar’s uptrend has been interrupted by overnight losses of 2.2% against the New Zealand kiwi, 1.2% versus the Australian dollar, 0.7% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.6% relative to the euro and loonie, 0.5% against sterling and 0.3% versus the yen. […] More

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