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Dollar Rallies as Powell Signals Rate Hikes to Continue, UK CPI on focus 2018-07-18 09:19

The dollar rose against its rivals after an overnight rally, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell gave lawmakers a positive assessment of the economy, and expects to continue raising interest rates gradually.

Oil slides and the dollar is steady before Fed speech 2018-07-17 10:11

Crude prices slumped more than 4 percent yesterday, with Brent futures reaching a three-month low as Libyan ports reopened and traders eyed potential supply increases by Russia and other producers.

Asia equities down amid slow China economic growth 2018-07-16 06:18

Asian stocks fell on Monday as new data showed China's economy slowed slightly in the second quarter, compounded by fears of a full-scale Sino-U.S. trade war looming over markets.

Dollar mixed after US CPI met expectations 2018-07-13 09:50

U.S. consumer prices data on Thursday showed a steady build-up of inflation pressure that could allow the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates as many as four times in 2018.

US Consumer Inflation in the Spotlight amid rising Trade war fears 2018-07-12 10:10

Amid escalating trade war fears, the greenback marched higher across the board and was further supported by hotter-than-expected US PPI print, coming in to show that the wholesale cost of goods and services rose at the fastest yearly rate in almost s

Oil falls after Trump threatens to escalate trade war with new tariffs 2018-07-11 10:16

A sell-off in Chinese markets knocked Asian stocks on Wednesday as U.S. threats of tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods pushed the world's two biggest economies ever closer to a full-scale trade war.

Asia shares rise for a third day, pound confused by politics 2018-07-10 10:15

Asian stocks rallied for a third session on Tuesday as hopes for upbeat corporate earnings buoyed Wall Street, while several high-profile resignations from Britain's government kept GBP/USD on the defensive.

Dollar drops on soft NFP, Pound afflicted by political uncertainty 2018-07-09 09:24

The dollar struggled near 3-1/2-week lows against its peers on Monday after U.S. jobs data showed slower-than-expected wage growth, even though the US economy continues to add jobs at a strong pace.

The US-China trade war has become a reality 2018-07-06 09:33

The tit-for-tat $34 billion tariffs between the U.S. and China are in effect from Friday 04:01 GMT. China has said it will not fire the first shot, but will act in response to U.S. tariffs