Covid and U.S. Politics in the Forefront

January 12, 2021

The dollar ticked up 0.1% against the yen overnight and held steady on balance versus the euro, but has slipped moderately against other key currencies such as sterling (0.5%), the Mexican peso (0.7%), the Canadian and Australian dollars (0.3%), the Chinese yuan (also 0.3%), the kiwi (0.2%) and the Swiss franc (0.1%). U.S. equity futures […] More

Dollar Up and Stocks Down as Impeachment Inquiry Opens Against Trump

September 25, 2019

House Speaker Pelosi ended her previous resistance to calls for Trump’s impeachment, raising the political risks to both Democrats and Republicans. The United States and Great Britain, which led the free world’s fight against fascism in the 20th century, are now both enmeshed in constitutional crises. Equities fell overnight by 1.3% in South Korea and […] More