The US Dollar saw broad gains after an improvement in risk appetite helped to bolster equities and push yields on US treasury instruments significantly higher.
The US Dollar Index was higher at 89.751 .DXY, but still remains close to a 2-week trough as investors’ cautious nature prevails.
On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia to prepare for missile strikes against its ally Syria, and oil traders took note.
On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump criticized Russia for supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after a suspected poison gas attack in Syria that killed dozens of people and injured hundreds.
The Pound Sterling is now higher after an initial kneejerk reaction to the latest economic data which left some FX investors wondering about the Bank of England’s own reaction to the information.
Asian markets traded mixed in early trade on Wednesday as traders sought to understand what would happen next in the trade war that is threatening to erupt between the United States and China.
The Pound Sterling earlier struck a 2-week peak against the US Dollar after one key policymaker commented on the importance of a rate increase from the Bank of England.
Bitcoin plummeted more than six percent in a two-hour period on Monday, hitting a low of $6,646.07 and remaining firmly under the $7,000 mark during Tuesday’s Asian trading session.
The Pound Sterling edged higher against the US Dollar and is poised to finish off its 3rd straight day of gains after the latest data raised investors’ hopes
China may have escalated the impending trade war on Monday by publicly placing the blame on Washington and claiming that it’s impossible to negotiate
Asian stock indexes headed higher on Monday and the dollar steadied despite lingering concerns about a trade war between the United States and China.
This week will see a similar news agenda to last week, with central bank input expected from the FOMC and ECB, as well as some crucial U.S. inflation data, which together are very likely to dominate the market
The Japanese Yen rose against the US Dollar as FX traders sought the safe haven currency after the US President raised the issue of Chinese tariffs yet again.
The Pound Sterling edged lower versus both the Euro and the US Dollar after the latest PMI survey showed further slowing of the services sector.
Oil prices headed higher on Thursday after reports out of the United States showed a drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles that analysts did not expect.