Tag Archive: US

Markets get busy week off to weaker start

Trump $500 billion Chinese tariffs threat weighs on sentiment Equity markets are trading slightly in the red at the start of the week, a reflection of the slightly risk averse tone stemming from the prospect of the trade conflict escalating…
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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 24)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump attacks Fed over rate rise, UK inflation figures hit sterling, Barnier dismisses Brexit white…
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BoE hike still priced in despite worrying UK data

GBP bounces back after data driven selling European markets are trading in the red early in the session on Thursday, with the FTSE 100 the only major index in the green, supported by weakness in the pound after the release…
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Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?

GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of England’s interest rate plans…
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Futures Flat Ahead of Powell Testimony

Trump comments unpopular but markets steady It’s been an interesting start to trading on Tuesday, although markets are so far relatively unmoved with European indices mixed and US futures relatively flat ahead of the open. While US President Donald Trump…
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Markets higher as earnings season gets underway

Earnings season eyed as trade war fears remain We’re seeing some risk appetite return on Friday even as concerns about trade remain front and centre and shows no signs of improving. European equity markets are trading in the green on…
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US Inflation Eyed as Markets Pare Losses

Markets higher after tariff-related losses It’s been a more positive start to trade on Thursday, with equity markets in the green and paring Wednesday’s losses as investors continue to weigh up what impact the latest trade tariffs will have on…
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Live FX Market Analysis – 10 July 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the latest Brexit developments as two members of her team resign after an apparently united and productive meeting on Friday. He also talks Trump, after the latest imposition of trade…
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