Posts Tagged ‘crisis’

XAUSUD Firm Amid Unrest in Ukraine and Gaza

by Forex Rooton July 21, 2014 7:45 am BST
XAUUSD traded little changed as investors weighed the outlook for higher US borrowing costs against demand for a haven amid unrest in Ukraine and Gaza. Palladium was near a 13-year high. Gold for immediate delivery traded $1,310.70 an ounce by 2:16 p.m. in Singapore from $1,310.88 on July 18. The metal last week completed a […]

Financial Markets on Fear After Espirito Santo Bank Problems

by Forex Rooton July 13, 2014 11:24 pm BST
Concerns after Espirito Santo Bank (Portugal’s largest listed bank) was badly exposed to its owners’ accounting problems brought huge attention and raised alerts in Europe and the U.S. Investors on fear asking whether there were more shoes to drop in European banking. Also some excess speculation that has been building up in various corners has […]

Financial Markets Shaken by Volatility as Emerging Markets Worry Investors

by Christopher Lemieuxon February 5, 2014 5:04 am BST
Emerging markets – from Turkey to South America to Argentina – is bringing a lot of volatility to financial markets as investors worry about a global shake up. Investors have seen this before, and a capitulation in the emerging economies looks like history may repeat itself as the Federal Reserve brings in quantitative easing and […]

Chinese Cash Crunch: The New Normal

by Christopher Lemieuxon January 20, 2014 8:26 pm BST
Chinese repurchase rates are increasing again in the midst of another cash crunch with banks hungry for more spoon fed credit. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has backed itself into a corner by saying it will no longer support the increasing growth in speculation and debt by handing out free money, yet it continues […]