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...

2018-08-13 Orbex Read more
us china tradewar

The trade war theme which has dominated the markets over 2018, taking another turn for the worse over the weekend. The market had been hopeful of some moderation in the conflict between the US and China following a positive meeting between Trump and EC President Juncker two weeks ago, which saw the two sides announcing they would work together t...

2018-08-06 James Harte Read more

Growth “Strong” As expected, following the last .25% rate rise in June, the Fed kept policy unchanged at its August meeting with a statement that was mostly unchanged from last time. However, the statement did contain a few subtle but important changes which reinforced the Fed’s hawkish shift. The key change was where the Fed noted that economi...

2018-08-02 James Harte Read more
usa china tradewar

Another week and another new chapter in the trade war saga has been written. Following Trump’s recent implementation of tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods and China’s subsequent retaliation of equal measure, the US has now announced plans for another import tariff on a list of Chinese goods totalling $200 billion to be implemented as ...

2018-07-11 James Harte Read more
forex commodities

Gold After suffering consecutive weeks of declines over the last month, the yellow metal was able to rebound higher this week as safe haven inflows saw steady demand. With the market bracing for the implementation of bilateral US/ Chinese tariffs on Friday which is set to affect billions of dollar’s worth of each country’s goods, there has been...

2018-07-05 James Harte Read more