Economic News Category

May 16, 2024
Japan’s Economy Falters, Impacting BOJ Rate Hike Plans

Japan’s Economy Falters, Impacting BOJ Rate Hike Plans Japan’s economy contracted more sharply than anticipated in the first quarter, exacerbated by the ongoing weakness of the yen, which has put significant pressure on consumers. This presents a fresh challenge for the Bank of Japan (BOJ) as it attempts to move interest rates further from near-zero

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May 15, 2024
Traders Anticipate Post-CPI Surge, Eyeing US 10-Year Yield at 4.3%

Traders Anticipate Post-CPI Surge, Eyeing US 10-Year Yield at 4.3% Traders in US Treasury options are positioning for a bond rally and a sharp drop in yields following the release of crucial inflation data on Wednesday. Over the past week, there has been significant buying activity centered on options that would benefit from US 10-year

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May 14, 2024
US Foreign Exchange Deposits Increase for Fourth Consecutive Month, Reaching $549 Million

US Foreign Exchange Deposits Increase for Fourth Consecutive Month, Reaching $549 Million Retail forex deposits in the United States have seen a continuous rise for the fourth month, according to March 2024 data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In this period, the total value of client deposits in the forex market increased to

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May 13, 2024
China Schedules Meeting to Discuss $138 Billion Ultra-Long Debt Offering

China Schedules Meeting to Discuss $138 Billion Ultra-Long Debt Offering China is set to launch the initial phase of its ambitious 1 trillion yuan ($138 billion) ultra-long special sovereign bond issuance this Friday, aiming to bolster the world’s second-largest economy. This announcement was made by the Ministry of Finance, which plans to issue various tranches

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May 10, 2024
Mexican Peso Rises as Banxico Holds Key Rate Steady

Mexican Peso Rises as Banxico Holds Key Rate Steady The Mexican Peso (MXN) experienced significant gains against its major trading counterparts following the Bank of Mexico’s (Banxico) latest policy meeting on Thursday. During the meeting, Banxico’s board unanimously decided to maintain the benchmark interest rate at 11.00%, leading to a robust appreciation of the Peso.

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