Winning streak coming to an end?

By Craig Erlam   Asia has ended the week in negative territory, while Europe and the US may be on course to end their winning streaks amid choppy trade. August can often be


Markets worried by recession fears

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM Asian shares edged cautiously higher on Tuesday, tracking a rebound in Wall Street overnight, despite disappointing economic data from China and the US fuelling


An underwhelming start to the week

By Craig Erlam   It’s been an underwhelming start to the week in financial markets with the eternal optimism of investors clashing with the reality of Chinese economic data. There’s a ​ bizarre


Fed isn’t popping champagne

By Moody’s Analytics U.S. consumers finally got a little relief on the inflation front in July because of a significant decline in gasoline prices, but the Federal Reserve isn’t going to celebrate


Welcome relief

By Craig Erlam Investors are in a more upbeat mood Thursday as the relief from the US inflation data ripples through the markets. Positive surprises have been hard to come by on


Inflation angst could roil markets

By Han Tan, Chief Market Analyst at Exinity Group Market volatility has eased in the lead up to Wednesday’s highly anticipated US CPI data. The VIX index has moderated closer to 20,


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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