Market Summary Fed member, Lael Brainard delivered a speech at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs yesterday Brainard’s comments were dovish as she maintained that the case for rate hikes was less compelling China industrial production and retail sales improve in August Germany inflation flat in August, HICP unchanged at 0.30% ...

2016-09-13 John Benjamin Read more
China's economy Great Hall

Brexit theme dominated the markets on Monday following the weekend polls showing that the Brexit’s ‘Leave’ campaign continued to gain an edge. In China, industrial production data was released today. Today’s Economic events Japan BSI manufacturing index -11.1 vs. -2.1 China industrial production y/y 6.0% vs. 6.10% China retail sales y...

2016-06-13 John Benjamin Read more
Janet Yellen

A slow start to the week will see the pace pick up steam as the markets prepare for Tuesday's inflation data followed by Wednesday's FOMC meeting minutes from the April Fed meeting. The US dollar closed Friday on a strong note following the release of the retail sales data. After the release which showed US retail sales rising at the fastest pa...

2016-05-16 John Benjamin Read more