Australia_RBA_2604

Central Bankers around the world managed to spike market volatility last week as they sent a clear message to the market about their future policies. It looks like the Central Bankers are on the same page once again. Most of them stated that the easy monetary policy era is coming to an end. This has led to a notable decline in global indices un...

2017-07-03 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
RBA

Rates Remain Unchanged at 1.5% In line with market expectations, the Reserve Bank of Australia kept their headline policy rate unchanged at record lows of 1.5% in February. The bank has now maintained this rate for six months. One of the notable changes made to the statement was in comments aligned to the global economy. The bank judged that c...

2017-02-07 James Harte Read more
FOMC

The US dollar was one the weakest currency last week, despite the dollar starting off on a firm footing on Monday. The dollar weakened sharply after Friday's jobs report came out worse than expected to leave many to question whether the Fed will hike rates in June. This sent the US dollar to close Friday's session at a 3-week low. The Pound Ster...

2016-06-06 John Benjamin Read more