This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…
Asian equities sink, yen strengthens as Korean tensions rise
On Tuesday, Asian stocks dipped and the Japanese yen strengthened versus the backdrop of ascending tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Market participants waited for new signals about the American monetary policy outlook.
MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific equities slumped 0.3%, reacting to tech-focused dips on Wall Street.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen is expected to deliver a speech on further prospects for surge. Market participants are going to parse her words for signs on whether the US number one financial institution will dare to stick to its initiative to lift interest rates in December or not.
On Monday, North Korea's foreign minister stressed that Trump’s weekend tweet should be regarded as a direct declaration of war on North Korea and his country has the right to take a bunch of countermeasures, including shooting down American bombers even if required.
Japan's Nikkei stock index inched down 0.4%, suppressed by a stronger yen.
Virgin Galactic’s Branson flew to space, but the stock of Virgin Galactic (SPCE) dropped. Why?
Virgin Galactic (SPCE) will launch Richard Branson to space on July 11, aiming to beat Jeff Bezos.
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.
The Fed held a much-awaited meeting yesterday. The bank hasn’t made any policy changes. As a result, the USD weakened and EUR/USD rocketed. Jump in to know all the latest news!