interest rates

July in Figures

July 31, 2018

Net dollar movement against currencies in other well-developed economies was modest in July, but the U.S. currency extended gains against developing country monies. The rise in long-term U.S. interest rates pulled up other sovereign debt yields, blunting the impact on rate differentials. The Bank of Canada was the only central bank examined for this update […] More

December and 2015 in Figures

January 4, 2016

Between the end of November and end of December, long-term interest rates rise in Switzerland, Germany, Britain and the United States but fell in Canada and Japan. ┬áThree-month rates adjusted almost fully to the first federal funds rate hike since 2006. ┬áThe dollar fell against the euro, yen, Swissie and kiwi but advanced against loonie, […] More

April in Figures

April 30, 2014

Long-term bond yields fell in April but not as sharply as they had in March.  Short-term interest rates remained extremely low, anchored by zero- or near-zero central bank policy rates.  Net dollar movements in the month were comparatively limited and directionally mixed.  The yen and pound were the strongest monies in the month.  The Nasdaq […] More