Tag Archive: Trade War

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…
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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…
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Hawkish Fed Boosts US Dollar But Tariffs Bring Currency Down to Earth

The US dollar is lower against major pairs after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark Fed funds rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday. The move was heavily anticipated by the market, but the strong pace of the US…
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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…
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Upbeat Markets Ahead of Busy Week

Investors Not Wobbled By G7 Trade Fallout The mood in financial markets is relatively upbeat at the start of a very busy week, as investors shrug off the G7 meeting which didn’t exactly go to plan as Donald Trump rejected…
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OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM – 8 June 2018

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week’s big stories: G7 talks weigh on markets, sterling falls on Brexit proposals, ECB remarks hit…
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Live FX Market Analysis – 5 June 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the major events moving financial markets right now including political chaos in Italy and Spain and Trump’s tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico. He also previewed the week ahead….
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