Week Ahead: G7, Central Banks and Key Data Take Centre Stage
Ahead of next week’s major central bank meetings and key data releases, the market’s focus has turned to trade tensions as the G7 meetings get underway in Canada and it looks like US President Donald Trump is taking on the whole world.
Week Ahead ECB and BoJ in Focus
The past week has seen a sharp rise in US Treasury yields, which has helped to fuel a US dollar rebound as well as place renewed pressure on recently rallying equity markets.
Week Ahead Italian Election Central Banks and US Jobs in Focus
Two primary catalysts for the return of sharply elevated market volatility emanated from the U.S. – Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s hawkish testimony in front of the US Congress, and US President Trump’s announcement regarding sizeable import tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Week Ahead New Fed Chair in focus as markets mull interest rate trajectory
The US dollar was still seeking direction while equity markets bounced back on Friday after a week of persistently volatile trading, as interest rates and Federal Reserve speculation continued to dominate headlines.
Week Ahead Central bank minutes to guide interest rate expectations
The past week in the markets has been dominated by dramatic, and often incongruent, moves that have been marked by still-buoyant volatility in the aftermath of the preceding week’s wild market swings.