Tag: currencies

Finance Tech, Trading

Why a Fed rate hike is unlikely to reignite the dollar rally

September 25, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Investors are wondering whether a highly anticipated rate increase by the Federal Reserve this week will reignite a dollar rally. Some analysts are skeptical that fully anticipated monetary tightening will do the trick. “The dollar has been weakening since mid-August […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The dollar hits its best level since January

May 1, 2018

Via: Business Insider

The US dollar hit its best level in nearly four months on Tuesday as traders ready for Wednesday’s Fed meeting and a flurry of economic data. The US dollar index, which measures the greenback versus a basket of its major […]

Energy, Finance Tech, Industries, Liquidity

China is reportedly taking the first steps to pay for oil in yuan instead of US dollars this year

March 29, 2018


China is taking its first steps towards paying for imported crude oil in yuan instead of the U.S. dollar, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, a key development in Beijing’s efforts to establish its currency internationally. Shifting […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

What a Stronger Dollar Means for Investments: Good, Bad and Ugly

December 19, 2016

Via: TheStreet

The greenback is back. The U.S currency has climbed 4.1% this year against a basket of global currencies, and nearly four times that much against the British pound alone. U.S stock markets, in the meantime, have made double-digit gains across […]


Taking Refuge in Dollar Could Expose World Economy to New Perils

July 5, 2016

Via: The New York Times

It is known as the flight to safety, yet it may be leading the global economy toward fresh danger. In the week since Britain stunned the world with its vote to quit the European Union, coloring markets in uncertainty, investors […]

Financial Services

GLOBAL MARKETS-Growth fears hit stocks, oil, emerging markets

August 20, 2015

Via: itCurated

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Stocks, oil and emerging market currencies fell on Thursday as fading expectations for an imminent U.S. interest rate hike stoked anxiety about the health of the global economy. Shares in Asia hit a two-year low, […]