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By in Markets on March 5, 2017
MARKETS • Forex
Cryptocurrency 'Wild West' must come to an end, UK lawmakers say
September 19, 2018
Report claims Britain can become a global hub for lawful cryptocurrency trading
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British Pound to Look Past UK CPI, US Dollar May Rise
September 19, 2018
The British Pound may overlook incoming UK inflation data while the US Dollar gains amid pre-positioning for next week’s FOMC policy announcement.
FX Markets Unfazed by New Tariffs - 19 September 2018
September 19, 2018
The Japanese Yen moved away from a 2-month trough versus the US Dollar with investors taking the latest tariff issues in stride.
Crude Oil Prices Rise Even as Trade War Heats Up - Now What?
September 19, 2018
Crude oil prices rose even as the trade war between the US and China continued to heat up, with the two sides exchanging another round of tariffs. Where to from here?
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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 19, 2018
September 19, 2018
The Dollar has continued to trade with a softening bias, aside from the case of USD-JPY, which posted a two-month high at 112.43 amid a backdrop of rallying stock markets in Asia. Sentiment has been buoyed by pledges of pro-investment and pro-growth measures by China, North Korea's Kim vow to work on the "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula, and with Trump declaring that the U.S. trade deal with South Korea has been "fully renegotiated." These factors have offset the escalation in the U.S.-China trade war.
XE Market Analysis: US Adds More Tariffs to Its Juggling Act
September 18, 2018
OVERVIEW The USTR adds a 10% levy on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. No breakthrough yet on NAFTA though officials will get back to the table again on Wednesday. US futures market pointing to lower open; Oil futures trade near a mid-point of $69
XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 18, 2018
September 18, 2018
Both the Dollar and Yen are coming under pressure as European interbank markets enter the fray, in a kind of "sell the fact" manner following the announcement by Trump that the U.S. will implement tariffs on a further $200 bln of Chinese imports. The decision was pretty much fully expected, having been flagged last Friday by sources cited by the Washington Post and Bloomberg, while the stepped approach (10% tariff rate to be implemented on Monday before rising to 25% on January 1), perhaps designed to minimise the impact on U.S.