China

The first trading week of the year 2016 got off to a rocky start with China at the epicenter. On the 1st of January, Chinese manufacturing PMI data was released which posted a flat reading of 49.7, down from 49.6 previously.  The decline came about marking the fifth month of decline on the manufacturing PMI as global demand for Chinese goods con...

2016-01-11 John Benjamin Read more
Currencies

The slump in the commodity prices since last week has started to push the commodity risk currencies lower. The most affected were the Australian and the Kiwi Dollars both of which have lost -0.57% and -0.47% on the daily basis while on a week to date basis, the risk currencies are down -1.24% and -0.83% respectively. Among the most hit was th...

2015-09-29 John Benjamin Read more