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22 Mar 2018

Trump Team Eyes Section 301 But Currency Market Attention To Be On 105 in USDJPY

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump “will announce the actions he has decided to take based on USTR’s 301 investigation into China’s state-led, market-distorting efforts to force, pressure, and steal US technologies and intellectual property,” White House official Raj Shah said in an e-mailed statement yesterday. Expectations are for Trump to sign off on the…


19 Mar 2018

Sterling’s Busy Week Ahead

It will be a lively week for sterling (GBPUSD, EURGBP) with a plethora of economic data, a Bank of England policy meeting and a European Union (EU) leaders summit. Where to begin? Traders will certainly be interested in Tuesday’s (0930GMT) UK inflation data for February. Current expectations are for year-on-year CPI to have risen by…


16 Mar 2018

Fed To Adopt Hawk-Eyed Approach?

Notwithstanding this week’s benign US inflation data and (again) underwhelming US retail sales, another 0.25 per cent rise in US interest rates is still regarded by the markets as a near-certainty on March 21. Fed funds futures pricing point to the odds of a hike being greater than 85 per cent. So the question that…


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