Tag: US dollar

Financial Market Outlook for August 22-26

This week’s Jackson Hole Symposium will have the markets looking forward for Yellen’s speech on Friday, but this speech could end up disappointing as it may not provide more guidance from the Chair of the FOMC. Other reports and events…

Financial Market Outlook for August 15-19

The volatility in the markets may have subsided. But this week we will see several hard data points from the post-Brexit UK; these economic reports are likely to lead the way in the financial markets including CPI, Claimant Count Change…

Financial Market Outlook for August 8-12

The NFP report showed another sign that the labor market is doing well and on its road towards full employment; this also means a higher chance of a rate hike this year. The BOE also helped weaken its pound by…

Financial Market Outlook for August 1-5

The Fed and the BOJ didn’t deliver last week as they neither move nor even hint of any prospects of a substantial change to their respective monetary policies. But now all eyes will shift back to the UK as the…

Financial Market Outlook for July 25-29

The ECB and BOE didn’t change their policy and now the markets will shift their attention to the FOMC and BOJ; the Fed and Bank of Japan aren’t expected to introduce new policy measures but the tone of their statements…

Financial Market Outlook for July 18-22

The BOE didn’t change its monetary policy but still promised that stimulus is on the way in the coming meetings. This week’s main event will be the ECB rate decision. Even though the ECB isn’t likely to make any changes…

Financial Market Outlook for July 11-15

The Brexit may have subsided a bit in the past week and the recent NFP report helped drive up equities, but the conversation is likely to change back to Brexit as the BOE convenes this week to decide any changes…

Financial Market Outlook for July 4-8

The roller-coaster in the financial markets due Brexit vote left the British pound around 10% below its value against the USD before the referendum results came in. And even though equities and bonds also reacted with a “risk-off” sentiment, equities…

Financial Market Outlook for June 27-July 1

The Brexit vote is still expected to have consequences – mostly negative – on the financial markets as investors and traders shift to risk-off assets. Now the question will remain how this Brexit impact markets in the coming weeks and…