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Category: Liquidity


Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

Treasury yields edge lower as Turkish currency resumes fall

August 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Friday at the end a week of range-bound as trading as demand for U.S. government paper rose when the Turkish lira resumed its decline and weighed on risk sentiment. The yield for the benchmark 10-year note TMUBMUSD10Y, […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

The US economy has plenty of steam despite bond market and trade fears, investors say

July 17, 2018

Via: CNBC

When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies on Capitol Hill this week, investors will be looking for clues as to how issues like escalating trade tensions could alter the U.S. economy and therefore the Fed’s interest rate path. Investors have […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Gold price is near 2018 low even as surging dollar pauses run

June 25, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures slipped Monday, with the precious metal sticking to the mostly downbeat trading theme for June even as the U.S. dollar, strong throughout the month, eased in early action. A fresh round of global trade friction was again driving […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Currencies: Dollar pulls back from 2018 high after fresh tariff threats, dovish Fed minutes

May 24, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. dollar declined on Thursday, pulling back from a 2018 high on renewed trade-war jitters after the Trump administration said it was investigating whether to slap import tariffs on cars. Meanwhile, the British pound gained strength on the back […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Liquidity, Trading

Gold resumes slide below $1,300 as Treasury yields hold near 7-year high

May 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures dropped Thursday, deepening their descent below the key $1,300 line, after falling this week to their lowest point of the year. ”The firm U.S. dollar and rising U.S. bond yields are continuing to exert pressure,” said Carsten Fritsch, […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

It’s ‘embarrassing’ to hold cash but there are few alternatives, says investment manager

May 7, 2018

Via: CNBC

High valuations across different assets classes are posing very few alternatives to investors, one investment manager told CNBC, adding he would rather sit on cash. The surge in valuations, mostly seen throughout 2017, has made equities, bonds and currencies more […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin sees muted action, consolidates after drop under key, long-term trend line

April 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Digital currencies have taken a further pause Thursday, with most major assets trading in relatively tight ranges. The No. 1 digital currency, bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.92% slipped back below $9,000, trading to its lowest level of the week at $8,660.87. A […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Drought hits community banks’ deposit farm

April 5, 2018

Via: Banking Exchange

How times have changed! Back in 2010, the horse was already out of the barn with respect to liquidity risk. As such, the expansion of liquidity management expectations set in “Interagency Statement on Funding and Liquidity Risk Management” was a […]


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 […]