Tag Archive: North Korea

Dollar Awaits Jobs Report Amid Trade Uncertainty

The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Thursday in anticipation of a strong U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP). The U.S. Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged on Wednesday and without a press conference there was little guidance for the…
Read more

Live FX Market Analysis – 19 June 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed last week’s G7 summit, the trade spat between the US and China, the Federal Reserve decision, European Central Bank decision and upcoming Bank of England announcement, among other things. Craig…
Read more

Markets in risk averse mode after tariffs

US and China trade spat heats up We’re seeing a slightly risk averse tone in financial markets at the start of the week after the trade spat between the US and China ramped up over the weekend. Both countries have…
Read more

Dollar Higher After Fed Hike and Dovish ECB

The US dollar gained against all major pairs this week. A hawkish Fed and a dovish European Central Bank (ECB) gave the edge to the American currency. Donald Trump scored diplomacy points in Singapore by meeting with North Korean leader…
Read more

Fed Hike Priced In But Market to Focus on Powell’s Words

The US dollar is higher against major currencies on Tuesday after American inflation came in better than expected ahead of the eagerly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) two day meeting. A 25 basis points rate hike has been priced…
Read more

Market Reaction Muted After Singapore Summit

Trump and Kim Agree on Denuclearization It’s been a very interesting morning for financial markets, although the response in financial markets has been relatively muted under the circumstances. The Singapore summit with US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader…
Read more

Dollar Struggles as Geopolitics and Central Banks Take Center Stage

The US dollar is lower against major pairs this week as the market prepares for an eventful week. The U.S. Federal Reserve will kick off its June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Tuesday June 12. The two day…
Read more

Dollar Rises as US Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Friday after a strong US jobs report was published. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs last month driving the unemployment rate to a 18-year…
Read more

US Private Jobs and Bank of Canada on the Agenda

The US dollar is mixed as risk aversion has made traditional safe haven currencies (JPY and CHF) advance versus the greenback. The USD is higher against the EUR as the Spanish PM faces a confidence vote with the single currency…
Read more