Assessing the market impact of the Wuhan coronavirus

Assessing the market impact of the Wuhan coronavirus

The outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, and in pockets around the world has garnered significant public concern, and..

The US-China trade deal presents a paradox for markets

The US-China trade deal presents a paradox for markets

Last week, the US and China signed their Phase 1 trade agreement. This trade deal is a paradox — in..

China is Confident About Next Year’s Industrial Growth – 20 January 2020

China is Confident About Next Year’s Industrial Growth – 20 January 2020

According to the Chinese Minister of Industry and Information Technology China is confident that industrial growth will be stable this..

Oil Prices Soar on Libyan Shutdown – 20 January 2020

Oil Prices Soar on Libyan Shutdown – 20 January 2020

Oil prices touched their highest levels in more than a week on Monday after Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced..

USD/JPY Higher after US Data – 17 January 2020

USD/JPY Higher after US Data – 17 January 2020

The US Dollar rose against the Japanese Yen during trade in the Asian session after data released on Thursday suggested..

Markets Take Trade Deal in Stride

Markets Take Trade Deal in Stride

The majority of the major currencies had a muted response to yesterday’s signing of a trade deal between China and..

Bank of China: Reserve Ratios are at an Appropriate Level

Bank of China: Reserve Ratios are at an Appropriate Level

The People’s Bank of China said that the reserve requirement ratio (or RRR) is currently at an appropriate level. The..

The U.S.-Sino Trade Deal Digested

The U.S.-Sino Trade Deal Digested

The signing of “phase 1” of the U.S.-Sino trade deal on Wednesday has allowed traders and analysts worldwide to breathe..

UK CPI Data Disappoints

UK CPI Data Disappoints

The Pound Sterling initially edged lower in Wednesday trade after disappointing inflation data ramped up market expectations that the Bank..