china's consumer rate

The latest consumer prices data from China covering consumer and producer prices showed an overall increase in inflation. Consumer inflation in China accelerated to a six month high in August. The gains came with an increase in vegetable prices while pork prices posted a soft decline. [shortcode-variables slug="act_tradeideas"] The offi...

2018-09-21 John Benjamin Read more
forex trades

The forex markets revolve around the daily happenings around the world. Geopolitical events, economical new releases, wars and natural disasters, all affect currency prices. And, when world leaders make important decisions, how can they not change at least the currency of their own country? This is why traders need to keep their fundamental anal...

2018-09-20 Orbex Read more
us china tradewar

Risk sentiment was buoyed last week on news that Washington had invited officials from Beijing to restart trade talks, aimed at dialing back the trade conflict between the two economic superpowers.  However, the trade war story took another turn this week as the US administration announced that it had implemented 10% trade tariffs on roughly $20...

2018-09-18 James Harte Read more
us china trade war

The ongoing trade war between the US and China has provoked a great deal of market and tabloid attention alike and with tensions not looking likely to dissipate any time soon, we can expect this to continue. For China, the effects of the trade war are most notable given the weakness in data and the dramatic slide in equity prices. To combat this...

2018-09-12 James Harte Read more

Two days of talks between a Chinese delegation and US officials in Washington came to a fruitless end last week, resulting in both the US and China enacting a fresh round of tariffs on each other to the tune of $32 billion combined ($16 billion each). [shortcode-variables slug="act_tradeideas"] While expectations of progress in the talks w...

2018-08-30 James Harte Read more

As the US / China trade war rolls on, the effects on both economic sentiment and outlook in China are becoming clearly visible. Indeed, leaders in China are starting to show stronger signs of concern regarding the situation. Over the last few days, the Commerce Ministry alongside the police and other agencies have been asking exporters to inquir...

2018-08-15 James Harte Read more

China's National Bureau of Statistics released the consumer and factory inflation reports for July. The data showed that factory price inflation had cooled but was better than expected. The reports come amid a possible slowdown in the global economy with Beijing and Washington locked in escalating trade tensions. The reports are the first aft...

2018-08-15 John Benjamin Read more
forex gold

Gold The yellow metal was lower once again this week, printing its fifth consecutive losing week, as the US Dollar climbed higher on global geopolitical tensions. With the Fed having reaffirmed its commitment to continuing its tightening program this year, and data continuing to print firmly, USD has been enjoying a renewed rally over recent we...

2018-08-10 James Harte Read more
us china tradewar

The global markets had one recurring nightmare – a trade war between the world’s two largest and most influential economies. We are talking about none other than the United States and China. While much of the rhetoric which made headlines during the course of Trump’s Presidential campaign, such as the building of a wall along the Mexican bord...

2018-08-21 Orbex Read more
technical analysis 10th august

Daily Forex Market Preview - 10/08/2018 The markets were trading mixed with the U.S. Dollar managing to hold firm by market close. The markets were influenced by headline reports about China imposing a new round of tariffs of $16 billion. [shortcode-variables slug="learn-forex-basics"] Reports about the ongoing tussle between the U.S. and...

2018-08-10 John Benjamin Read more