Economic Conditions

30 September 2016

True to its recent habit, the US dollar is finishing the week on a firm note.  On the month, though, the greenback has fallen against most of the majors, but sterling, the Canadian dollar, and the Swedish krona.  True to its recent habit, the US dollar is finishing the week on a firm note.  On the month, though, the greenback has fallen against most of the majors, but sterling, the Canadian dollar, and the Swedish krona.  Global equities are trading heavily, and investors' angst is lending support to bond markets.  The concerns about the contagion effect emanating from Germany’s largest...

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