In today’s Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at what Boris Johnson’s potential Brexit deal with the EU could mean for sterling.
China’s currency, the yuan, has weakened significantly against the dollar. That suggests the trade war will only get worse, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for you.
Donald Trump’s latest skirmish in his trade war with China has sent stockmarkets tumbling. John Stepek looks at how China could respond, and what it means for the global economy and for your money.
The prolonged Brexit limbo is pounding sterling. But the slide began well before the EU referendum. Dominic Frisby explains what’s behind the pound’s demise, and where it might go from here.
Since Boris Johnson became prime minister and promised to leave the EU, deal or no deal, the pound has fallen around 3% against the US dollar. But sterling’s weakness is not all about Brexit.
Boris Johnson is in at No 10 and he’s made himself feel at home with a round of sackings. Dominic Frisby looks at how the currency markets have reacted, and what lies in store for the pound.
Sterling slipped to a two-year low against the greenback this week, and remains around 12% below its pre-referendum level.
Despite having only existed for 20 years, the euro is the world’s second-most traded currency and the second-largest reserve currency. Dominic Frisby looks at its performance against the dollar and the yen, and where it might go next.
Donald Trump is a big fan of a weaker currency for America. John Stepek explains why, how he could target the US dollar, and what that would mean for investors.
This surge in the bitcoin price seems no more likely to endure than the last one, says Matthew Partridge.
This week, the Federal Reserve reassured investors that an interest rate cut is coming. John Stepek looks at how that has affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.