federal reserve

With the FOMC meeting due in a week's time, Fed officials hit the news wires last week. Investors were expecting the central bank officials to offer some clues on monetary policy and expectations on the next interest rate hike. The main underlying theme from the various speeches given over the week brought the conclusion that the Fed will remai...

2017-10-22 John Benjamin Read more
Brainard Fed

Lael Brainard, a member of the U.S. Federal Reserve's Board of Governors; Image via World Economic Forum Market Summary Japan core machinery orders rebound in July Japan PPI declines, but at a slower pace US dollar trades mixed, weaker against yen, stronger against commodity risk currencies Fed’s Brainard expected to speak later...

2016-09-12 John Benjamin Read more
New Zealand_AUDNZD

Market Summary New Zealand employment change rises more than expected New Zealand unemployment rate falls to 5.10% in Q2, 2016 UK claimant count change, beats forecasts, unemployment at 8-year low Dollar lifted following NY Fed Dudley’s hawkish comments Traders await FOMC meeting minutes due later today Today’s Economic eve...

2016-08-17 John Benjamin Read more