2017 was a disappointing year for currency investors. The consensus view of a stronger US dollar after the US elections […]
Since Trump’s election on 8 November 2016, the US dollar has outperformed all major currencies except for the Canadian dollar, […]
The Federal Reserve (the Fed) has been warning markets about a normalization of interest rates since the “taper tantrum” of […]
Japanese trade data has been heavily impacted by the recent appreciation of the yen (up 15% versus the US dollar […]
Since late March 2016, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has set the reference US dollar renminbi exchange rate (CNY) […]
Year-to-date, commodity-influenced currencies such as the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian dollars along with the Malaysian ringgit, Brazilian real and […]
China’s recent renminbi devaluation should not be seen as the latest policy tool in dealing with weak growth and deflation pressures, argues economist Chi Lo.
The commentary observes weaker demand in the Chinese market causing commodity producing countries to fall versus the US dollar, which continues to rally.
Much like in America, the Canadian GDP slowed in the first quarter of 2015, yet several factors make the developments in Canada more worrisome.