Dollar Drops After Neutral Fed HikeMar 22, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The greenback experienced its biggest drop in 2 months as the Fed delivered an on target 0.25% rate hike and left it’s outlook unchanged at 3 hikes in 2018.
Dollar and Equities Finish the Week Up – Big Week AheadMar 19, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The markets finished the week well on Friday with the US equity markets finishing the day higher for the first time in a week and the dollar also back on the front foot in line with the UST 10yrs which also posted higher.
Further White House Turmoil Hits MarketsMar 14, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Once again geo-political factors and more specifically, political wrangling at the White House has hit the global markets. President Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and is set to appoint CIA chief Mike Pompeo in his place.
A Mixed Night for the Markets but Key Data AheadMar 13, 2018 - By RSA HQ
It was a mixed day yesterday across the financial markets as investors continued to digest the data out of the US on Friday with little in the way of fresh data being released. The Asian markets picked up where the US had left off on Friday night on a more positive note, but things tapered off as the day progressed and the US stock markets finished the day on the back foot.
Dollar Gains as Trump Signs Tariffs, BOJ and Non Farms Payrolls TodayMar 9, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The US dollar had a strong day yesterday as two major risk events combined to help it drive higher against all the other major currencies with the exception of the Cad. The main reason for the strong rally was President Trumps signing of the tariff proclamation on imported Steel and Aluminium with a crucial caveat that close neighbours Canada and Mexico were excluded.
Markets Steady Ahead of ECBMar 8, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
The markets were actually fairly calm yesterday after wearing the early storm from Gary Cohn’s resignation, White House officials helped steady the ship during the US session by suggesting that there are actually possible exemptions for certain countries with Canada and Mexico topping the list.