Emerging Money: Consistent with the laid-back cultural dynamic that so distinguishes the national character, the Reserve Bank of Australia appears to be perfectly happy with its extremely strong currency.
Randall Mah: Greece’s parliament has approved the last major package of reforms needed to secure a $175 billion bailout from the European Union and International Monetary Fund, but while initial reaction from European traders was positive, the mood in Asia was mixed.
Turkey is still one of the most crucial markets out there, but after its recent wild swings is it a bargain or a profit-taking opportunity? That is the topic on this week’s Trading the Globe. NYSE:TUR April 19, 2011 10:24am
The markets are moving into the home stretch now as corporate news slows. But with next year’s macro picture still cloudy, traders are picking over the flows for ideas. Here are a few. NYSE:EEM December 12, 2010 2:52pm
Once again, the People’s Bank of China is telling banks to move more money into their reserves in order to curb lending and, it is hoped, keep inflation under control in the fast-growing economy. NYSE:CYB December 10, 2010 1:10pm
The prospect of a weekend revelation of higher inflation in China is already being priced into stocks in Shanghai. What is amazing is how much chatter on Wall Street this is provoking. NYSE:EEM December 9, 2010 1:20pm
If you think Brazil is poised to leap ahead of the rest of the BRIC next year, you may be in good company, but when it comes to markets like China, the cheers are a lot less enthusiastic. NYSE:EWZ December 6, 2010 9:40pm
In an unexpected move, central bankers in Bangkok have reversed course and now say inflation is a worse threat than a strong local currency, and have raised interest rates to fight it. NYSE:CEW December 1, 2010 2:59pm
The Shanghai market looks like it is seeing the bright side in tonight’s news that China’s manufacturing sector is growing faster than investors had been led to expect. NYSE:EEM November 30, 2010 11:08pm
Even though the dollar is rebounding as traders react to new risk factors, commodity prices are holding firm. Flights to safety come and go, but the fundamentals still support this asset class. NYSE:DBS November 28, 2010 3:40pm