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How Donald Trump's tariff, trade war fears roiled financial markets worldover
Fri, Mar 09, 2018
The announcement was viewed by investors as a watered-down version of the initial plans, to be used potentially as leverage involving NAFTA and other agreements. But investors still worried about whether this would be the first salvo in a broader trade conflict that could prompt retaliation.
Indian rupee to dollar: Here is a major mark currency may cross
Mon, Feb 26, 2018
We are in the second month of CY 2018 and it seems 2017 is far away in our memory. The year has already thrown too many variables at us and the resultant volatility in various asset classes have been difficult to fathom.
Gold outlook: Glittering returns possible on medium-term investment
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Short-term movement in gold will be driven by the USD, US treasuries and March Fed meeting.
Asian markets, dollar under pressure ahead of US inflation data
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Asian share markets turned mixed on Wednesday as investor nerves were strained ahead of a U.S. inflation report that could soothe, or inflame, fears of faster rate hikes globally.
Oil falls below $69 as stronger dollar dents risk assets
Tue, Jan 30, 2018
European stock markets were firmly in negative territory after a recovering dollar and a drop in shares of Apple sent Wall Street to its largest one-day fall in five months the previous day.
Gold climbs back towards 17-month peak as dollar slips
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
Dollar weakness tends to benefit assets priced in the U.S. unit, which become more affordable for holders of other currencies, while ultra-low interest rates cut the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion.
ECB warns against global currency war
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
ECB board member Benoit Coeure said at the World Economic Forum in Davos that talks over exchange rates should be returned to the confines of global meetings like the G7 and the G20, as the recent public noise is proving unhelpful.
Asia markets rise for 11th straight session, Trump helps dollar bounce
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.25 per cent for the day, led by gains in Chinese financial and property shares.
Gold dips as dollar firms on US rate hike views
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Gold prices inched down on Monday after the dollar firmed on expectations of further U.S. interest rate hikes this year. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,317.60 an ounce at 0711 GMT. Last week, the metal touched its highest since Sept. 15 at $1,325.86.
Asia stocks advance toward historic highs, US earnings test
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1 percent having climbed 3.1 percent last week, its strongest performance in six months.
Gold slips from 3-1/2 month peak as dollar edges higher
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
Spot gold was down 0.3 percent at $1,314.03 an ounce at 1040 GMT
Dollar starts 2018 in doldrums, European stocks groggy
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
MSCI`s broadest index of world shares climbed 0.15 percent, having set scores of record highs and risen by one-fifth in value last year alone.
Gold set for best year since 2010, mainly driven by a softer dollar
Fri, Dec 29, 2017
Gold benefited from a technically-driven momentum after closing above its 100-day moving average on Wednesday for the first time since late November, analysts said.
Gold hovers below 3 week high amid firm dollar
Wed, Dec 27, 2017
Gold prices slipped on Wednesday, after hitting a more than three-week high in the previous session, amid a firmer dollar.
Rupee turns weak, opens lower against dollar
Fri, Dec 22, 2017
The dollar rose against euro, which came under pressure after snap poll results showed that Catalan separatists kept a slim majority in Parliament, an outcome that spells uncertainty for Europe.
Gold prices hit 2-week high on year-end outlook, strong support
Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Gold has also been steady technically, he said, with support for the yellow metal at $1,260 an ounce and resistance at its 200-day moving average around $1,269.
Bonds, rupee up on Fed meet outcome
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Indian bond yields dropped while the rupee rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates in line with expectations while keeping the outlook unchanged.
Asian shares muted as tech blues offset U.S. tax cut optimism
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
Asian shares were subdued on Tuesday as investors` rotation out of technology shares took a toll on some of the region`s tech heavyweights although hopes of a major tax cut in the United States underpinned risk sentiment.
Gold dips as dollar shines after US Senate clears tax bill
Mon, Dec 04, 2017
Higher rates tend to boost the dollar, making the greenback-denominated gold more expensive for buyers using other currencies. An increase in rates also reduces the incentive for investors to hold onto the non-interest-bearing metal.
Gold price firms on softer dollar but narrow range holds
Wed, Nov 29, 2017
Gold reached a six-week high on Monday as the dollar hit its lowest since late September, but fell short of the $1,300 an ounce level. The metal has traded between $1,265 and $1,300 throughout November.