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Category: Liquidity


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Digital currency “inevitable”—Bank of China

March 23, 2018

Via: Finextra

The introduction of digital currency is “inevitable”, according to the outgoing governor of the People’s Bank of China, who nevertheless stresses that any progress on the issue will be carried out in a “steady and orderly fashion”. Last September China […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Volatile dollar’s many woes call for neutral positioning, analyst says

March 19, 2018

Via: Market Watch

A tightening Federal Reserve is supporting a firmer U.S. dollar, but fears over government policies and the sustained health of the U.S. economy are tugging on the U.S. currency. In all this conflict, it seems best to be dollar-neutral, said […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Dollar holds after data-fueled climb, heads for fourth weekly gain in a row

March 16, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. dollar held on to its gains after climbing higher in the wake of stronger-than-expected economic data, reversing a previous loss that had the buck trading at a nine-day low. This move also led to some of its rivals […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin has ‘pretty much failed’ as a currency, Bank of England Governor Carney says

February 20, 2018

Via: CNBC

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney raised concern over extreme volatility in the world’s best known digital currency. “It has pretty much failed thus far on … the traditional aspects of money. It is not a store of value because […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Dollar trims losses as euro’s GDP-inspired boost fades

January 30, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. dollar pared earlier losses on Tuesday as the trading day marched on and the euro gave up some of the gains it achieved on the back of strong economic growth data. What are currencies doing? The ICE U.S. […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Liquidity, Trading

Dollar slumps for 5th-straight day to lowest since September

January 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The dollar slumped on Tuesday, the first full trading day of 2018, with a key dollar index falling for a fifth-straight session to trade at a more than three-month low as traders pondered what’s next for interest rates and the […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Liquidity, Trading

CME to launch bitcoin futures in three weeks after green light from regulator; bitcoin jumps

December 1, 2017

Via: CNBC

CME announced Friday its new bitcoin futures contract will be available for trading on Dec.18. The CME announcement came as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said it will allow the world’s largest futures exchange and its competitor, the Cboe Futures […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Credit Suisse CEO now has a whole new perspective of central banks

November 30, 2017

Via: CNBC

The chief executive of Credit Suisse has sharply altered his view on global central banks, telling CNBC that policymakers have been handling the current environment “very well.” “You have heard me previously taking about QE (quantitative easing) in a negative […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Dollar extends gains as Powell confirmation gets on under way

November 28, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. dollar added to previous gains against its major rivals on Tuesday, as traders braced for remarks from Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve official nominated to take the baton from Chairwoman Janet Yellen when her term ends in February. […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin Value Rebounds After Another Split

October 27, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

Bitcoin price continued to recover on Thursday after the price took a recent dive due to the, “hard fork” that happened on Tuesday. According to data from CoinDesk, Bitcoin rose 3.6 percent to $5940.83 during Thursday’s trading session. Bitcoin, the […]