Markets mixed as spotlight shines on US CPI

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM Asian shares struggled for direction Tuesday morning as concerns about inflation and the outlook for economic growth weighed on sentiment. Overnight, Wall Street’s main

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Markets cautious post-jobs report

By Craig Erlam A relatively slow start to the week as investors continue to digest Friday’s jobs report and what it means for financial markets, just as some optimism was returning. The

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A debatable recession

By Craig Erlam It’s been quite the 24 hours in financial markets, one I feel many will be trying to work out for many weeks to come. The Fed on Wednesday raised

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Powell sparks ‘buy everything’ rally

By Jeffrey Halley         You had the feeling that Wall Street, with perpetually itchy buy-button trigger fingers, was primed for this FOMC. As expected, the FOMC raised the Fed Funds target by 0.75%,

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We’re here, finally

By Jeffrey Halley         After what seems like an interminable wait, we are finally at FOMC day. Markets have baked another 75 basis points into their loaves of bread, but it’s going to

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The waiting game

By Jeffrey Halley         Markets were quiet overnight ahead of a deluge of tier-1 earnings, data, and the US FOMC policy decision over the rest of the week. Equities, currencies, oil and precious

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