German and Japanese current accounts

Quiet Start to Week in Financial Markets

April 8, 2019

The dollar is unchanged from Friday closing levels against the Swiss franc, Australian dollar, Chinese yuan and Mexican peso. The U.S. currency has slipped 0.2% against the yen and sterling and has edged down 0.1% relative to the euro and Canadian dollar. Ten-year U.S. Treasury, British gilt and German bund yields are unchanged, while the […] More

Markets Move on From G20 Summit With Firmer Dollar, Stocks, and Bonds

July 10, 2017

Nothing truly newsworthy came out of the G20 Summit in Hamburg. The G19 is going forward without the United States on implementing the Paris Accord on combating man-made climate change. A potential trade war over steel wasn’t averted, nor did a coordinated plan emerge to address the situations in Syria, North Korea and other hot […] More

German and Japanese Current Account Data and a Bank of England Decision

October 8, 2015

The dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, yuan and kiwi.  The greenback firmed 0.2% against the Aussie dollar. Share prices in the Pacific Rim rose 3.0% in China, whose market had been shut previously, and 0.7% in South […] More