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 Back on the Front Foot Ahead of the FOMCMar 21, 2018 - By RSA HQ
We saw the dollar recover well from Monday’s losses yesterday with the market positioning itself for a more Hawkish outcome to this week’s Federal Open Markets Committee meeting. The Dollar Index is currently trading around 90.40, it’s highest level in the last couple of weeks.
Dollar Off as Volatility Hits the Markets Ahead of the FOMCMar 20, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
Volatility came back hard into the markets yesterday with several factors combining to add significant moves across the products. Positive news about a deal between the UK and EU helped the sterling
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.
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 Recover as Trade War Tension EasesMar 6, 2018 - By Nick Twidale
We saw a good recovery in the equity markets yesterday after they’d experienced several tough sessions on the back of proposed tariffs from the US. The Dow finished the day up 1.37% with the S&P not far behind at 1.1%.