Sterling Suffers On Dollar Rebound

There have been very few newsworthy events in today’s session, and even the handful of scheduled speakers lined up had very little effect on FX markets. The only driver therefore has been the performance of global equity markets; and with both European and US indices in negative territory, the USD…

Global Markets: The Great Dissipation – One Year on from Lehman

One year has passed since Lehman Brothers folded, and the global economy has begun to recover. The decision by policy makers to met-out discretionary punishment to some financial firms and not others transformed a financial crisis into a global run on the bank, raising the cost of stabilizing both the…

Afternoon Forex Overview

The dollar held on to its gains against the euro and other higher-yielding currencies Friday morning as revived concerns about how fast the global economy will rebound prompted investors to shun riskier assets. Declines in stocks, gold and oil that began earlier in Asian and European trading continued early in…