Dollar breaks through 100 yen barrier

US Dollar Strength to be Confirmed by Important Events this Week

Financial markets have been on cruise control for a number of weeks believing that the Janet Yellen chaired Federal Reserve is dovish and will keep interest rates low for a very long period of time. Furthermore, many investors believed such a dovish Fed would help deliver outsized returns from risky assets. We believe that the broader FOMC is more divided ...

Funds Round Up - July

After recent downward pressure on markets from rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East, the FTSE 100 has slipped up above the 6,800 mark this morning. UK stocks were buoyed by reassurances yesterday from Mark Carney, the Bank of England Governor, that increases in interest rates will be more restrained than in the past, given the continuing challenges ...

US Central Bank Appears Less Dovish

RMG Wealth Management LLP We sense that the US Federal Reserve is shifting away from a dovish stance, inspired by Chair Janet Yellen, and towards a more balanced position. Although this did little to immediately upset equity and bond markets, we do believe that this shift in policy is important in the big picture. Financial markets have become very complacent that ...