Posts Tagged ‘interest-rate’

AUDUSD & NZDUSD Outlook: Week of 3/24

by Christopher Lemieuxon March 24, 2014 1:43 am GMT
The Australian and New Zealand dollar was able to pare back some of the losses made during last Wednesday’s FOMC meeting, but the Commonwealth Bank of Australia believes the lack of clarity in the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy will continue to bring on volatility. “The vagueness of the new guidance means there is potential […]

Ruble Higher After Avoiding Central Bank Intervention

by Christopher Lemieuxon December 26, 2013 6:30 pm GMT
The Russian ruble is higher after reaching the free-float zone where the Russian central bank will not intervene. The ruble has declined over nine percent in 2013 against the dollar, and the ruble was able to post a .2 percent gain this trading session, reaching 38.0836 rubles per dollar. Since the Federal Reserve’s decision to […]

Are Rates Heading Higher? US 10-Year Note Technicals: 12/19

by Christopher Lemieuxon December 19, 2013 5:49 pm GMT
Treasuries fell for a second day as the Federal Reserve issued a $10 billion taper from their $85 billion in monthly asset purchases. The US 10Y treasury note is currently at 2.928 percent and down from session highs of 2.95 percent, a high since September 13. Sean Murphy, a trader at Societe Generale, said “the […]

UK Economy Recovering, but QE Continues

by Christopher Lemieuxon December 10, 2013 2:05 pm GMT
Developed economies are starting to recovery slightly quicker, but they still need training wheels. Britain is no exception. Its economy is showing positive signs, but Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney said that accommodation monetary policy and low interest rate will still be needed for some time. There have been concerns that the massive […]