Markets keenly await ECB meeting and US non-farm payrolls (video)
The US dollar surged upwards against most of its counterparts yesterday as the US Dollar Index moved to a ten-year high.
Quarterly currency round up
Volatile trading conditions across the currency markets have become the norm since the financial crisis began, but last quarter’s trading was the most volatile yet.
CD South Africa: No downgrade… yet!
South Africa has a few months to get its “ducks in a row” as the consequences could be a downgrade to “junk status” in June.
Bank of England expected to stay the course…
The first week of the March is packed full of important economic data to digest.
CD South Africa: Trade balance woes
Friday’s local highlight saw SA’s trade balance figure released at a dismal –R24.22 Billion.
Weekly Market Analysis: Coming soon - the ECB stimulus scheme
European stocks hit their highest levels in seven years today.
US dollar makes modest gains
Inflation rose by 0.2 per cent last month as the US Dollar Index jumped to a 5-year high,.