stocks and bonds

A Less Volatile Day So Far than Thursday

August 16, 2013

The dollar is unchanged against the Swiss franc, kiwi and yuan.  The greenback has edged up 0.2% versus the Canadian dollar and 0.1% relative to the euro, yen and sterling while dropping 0.3% against the Australian dollar. Share prices slumped around the Pacific Rim by 3.9% in India, 2.5% in Indonesia, and 0.8% in the […] More

Pausing at the Solstice

June 21, 2013

After Thursday’s shock and awe, markets are taking stock of the damage.  Equities fell in the Pacific Rim but have bounced in Europe. Overnight movement in the U.S. dollar has been inconsequential: drops of 0.4% against the Australian dollar, which hit a 33-month low yesterday, and 0.2% versus the kiwi, upticks of 0.2% against the […] More