Skip links

Market Insights

blog us dollar remains 20 6 22

US Dollar remains close to 20-year high as Central Banks tighten policies

Most Asian shares dropped while Wall Street futures slightly rose today, Monday, as investors worry about tightening monetary policy pushing economies into recession. Chinese blue chips rose 0.5% as they were possibly boosted by news that President Joe Biden could

administrator

blog stock revive us dollar 31 5 22

Stocks Revive, US Dollar Declines as China Reopens

Stocks in Asia and US futures went up and seem to be recovering losses today, Monday, after China’s fewer Covid-19 cases prompted the easing of the local lockdowns. China is slowly getting back to normal with Shanghai planning to open

Kalia Anastassi

blog us dollar dip 23 5 22

US Dollar Weaker, Other Currencies, Oil, Gold Rise

The US Dollar and US Treasuries retreated during the Asian session, today, Monday. Asian stocks traded mixed and were under pressure as China’s Covid lockdowns spark worries about the growth and outlook of one of the world’s biggest economies. Equities

administrator

blog dire china data 16 5 22

Stocks & Oil Down as China Data Fall Short

Asian stock markets fell, and oil prices dropped after the release of China’s disappointing economic data exposed how much lockdowns have harmed the world’s second largest economy. China’s April retail sales slid 11.1% on the year. Industrial output fell 2.9%

administrator

blog us dollar rises 9 5 22

US Dollar Rises, Stock Markets Decline on Economic Growth Concerns

Stocks extended their losses and the US dollar climbed to 20-year highs today, Monday. The Asian stocks’ fall, and US stock futures’ decline was spurred by a “fresh” round of risk aversion emerging from high inflation, rate hikes, and economic

administrator

blog fed rate hike 2 5 22

Fed Rate Hike Expectations Push US Dollar Higher

US companies’ earnings have been mixed, the US dollar strengthens, oil and gold are dropping as investors expect the Fed to raise interest rates to curb inflation. In the meantime, the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China keep looming

administrator

blog us dollar stronger 11.4.22

US dollar stronger as investors weigh inflation, lockdowns, war

Investors’ sentiment continues to be affected by the Fed’s hawkish attitude, the Russian invasion-related commodity disruption, the possibility of an economic slowdown, and China’s lockdowns which threaten to further intensify supply-chain disruptions while further fueling inflation risks. US Treasuries US

Theodora Pavlova

blog us dollar strengthens 28 3 22

US Dollar Strengthens as the Yen & Gold Falls

Key global markets continue to be primarily affected by the Russia -Ukraine war, the lockdowns in China, inflation, and interest rate hikes. Government bonds – including Australia and New Zealand’s – sharply declined and US equity futures dropped today, Monday,

Theodora Pavlova

blog us markets couls open 22 3 22

US Markets Could Open Lower as Oil & Gold Rise

US equity, S&P 500, Nasdaq and EUROSTOXX 50 futures slipped. Meanwhile, Hong Kong stocks surged as the city eased restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Fighting in Ukraine continues, and investors are watching closely for a peace deal.

Theodora Pavlova