Hawkish

Dollar at critical juncture ahead of US inauguration

January 18, 2017 6:20 PM
Just a couple of days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president, the dollar is on a modest rebound but still generally under pressure amid a pullback that has been in place since the beginning of the new year. The dollar’s initial reaction to Trump’s November election was highly positive due in large part to expectations of higher US econom...

FOMC Preview: The case for a hawkish surprise

March 15, 2016 6:00 PM
<p>Last week and this week mark an unusual confluence of central bank meetings; Already this month, we’ve heard from the Bank of Canada (on hold), Reserve Bank of New Zealand (cut rates to 2.25%), European Central Bank (enacted a suite of easing measures), and Bank of Japan (on hold) and before the week’s out, traders will get the latest updates fro...