Fresh US-China Trade Wars and Brexit Concerns Start Week, But Dollar and Pound Stoic

Talking Points: The Trump Administration announced an expected increase in tariffs on another $ 200 bln in Chinese goods as of Sept 24 Risk trends were listing through the US hours, but the warning of an after-market announcement spurred little flight to safety Brexit negotiations, US-Canada trade talks, Bank of Japan monetary policy and New […]

Weekly Fundamental Forecast: The Week Ends with Raised Trade War Threats from Trump, ECB and BoE Rate Decisions Ahead

Fundamental traders are finding it difficult to determine exactly what to keep tabs on for generating volatility in the markets. Is the escalation of the US-led trade war with another $ 267 billion tariff threat on China and not-so-subtle threat to pull Japan in more market-moving than scheduled events like the ECB and BoE rate […]

Asian Stocks Subdued On More Trade Woe, Emerging Currencies Hit

Asian Stocks Talking Points: Most regional stock markets were weaker, if not by very much Investors looked to the US, fearing another ramp up in Washington’s trade spat with China Indonesia’s Rupiah caught another dose of emerging market blues The DailyFX Third-Quarter Fundamental and Technical Forecasts are out now, Asian stocks were broadly weaker Friday […]

USD/CNH Spikes After Soft Chinese Data, Trade War News in Focus

Talking Points – INDUSTRIAL DATA, PBOC, YUAN, TRADE WARS Offshore Yuan fell after weak industrial profits reports PBOC intervention to stem widespread Yuan selloffs $ 16b reciprocal tariffs, resumption of trade talks in focus next The offshore Chinese Yuan fell against the greenback as local economic data crossed the wires during Monday’s trading session. Year-over-year […]

AUD/USD Rises on Trade War News, Ignores Mixed Employment Data

Talking Points: AUD/USD higher on US-China trade war news, despite mixed data Positive follow-through unlikely due to dovish Reserve Bank of Australia Risk sentiment and RBA Governor Lowe’s speech in spotlight next Just started trading AUD/USD? Check out ourbeginners’ FX markets guide! The Australian Dollar appreciated against its US counterpart after news broke that the […]