Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Further escalation in Australia – China tensions

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Further escalation in Australia – China tensions There have been reports about China trade retaliation following the 80% tariff on barley imports from Australia for the next 5 years together with Chinese officials having drawn up a list regarding potential goods including seafood, oatmeal and fruit that could be subject to…

Euro: USD/EUR Shifts Focus to Chair Powell’s recent appearances

Euro: USD/EUR Shifts Focus to Chair Powell’s recent appearances After Monday’s robust improvement in market sentiment, there was an additional cautious tone to proceedings yesterday. This was evident in most of the major equity indices finishing the day with some modest losses. On the currency front, major pairs are confined to fairly tight ranges over the past twenty four hours. One reason for the muted market action…