# Donald Trump

#Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American politician, businessman, and former television personality. He is the 45th President of the United States.

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Dollar lower after Trump tax plan outline disappoints; euro steady ahead of ECB

US Treasury yields turned lower and the dollar trimmed recent gains versus the yen, helping gold recover from a two-week low. US President Donald Trump made his tax plan announcement on Wednesday,...
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Stocks rally on Trump’s tax reforms

The US stocks were resuscitated after the White House announced that the US corporate taxes will be cut by 15% as part of Donald Trump’s ‘major’ fiscal plans. According to the latest...
US Dollar

Markets Rattled By Higher Volatility But Wait There is More To This

*Trump made headlines again which pushed the dollar lower *VIX spike may be sending a wrong signal The sentiment in the markets is generally adverse today. The current risk factor has a wide...
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Trump U-turns & Dollar weakness fails to support Rand and Lira

The recent escalation of geopolitical risks dominating the financial market headlines has been briefly removed from investors’ radars after US President Donald Trump once again took the markets by surprise. This time,...
Donald Trump

Dollar extends losses on Trump comments; aussie jumps after solid Australian jobs report

The dollar weakened further today after US President Donald Trump said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that the greenback is “getting too strong”. The Australian dollar was a...
Donald Trump

Trump U-Turns, Dollar Tumbles

The Greenback and U.S. Treasury yields continued to fall early Thursday, after Trump’s comments to the Wall Street Journal that the dollar is getting too strong. According to the U.S. President, he’s...
Donald Trump

‘Hurricane Trump’ is back; the dollar slumps

After a few weeks of relative calm, the ‘Trump hurricane’ is back to disrupt the tranquillity in the currency markets. The US dollar weakened against most of its G10 peers last night...
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Geopolitical risks, additional factor to consider the week ahead

A U.S. missile strike in Syria, a weaker than expected jobs report, and Fed planning to shrink its balance sheet, all did little to move markets significantly last week. U.S. stocks fluctuated...
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Trump trade on the rocks?

Donald Trump’s healthcare failure has been taken pretty badly by investors. Stocks were in the red across Europe on Monday as markets reacted to the ditching of legislation that was designed...
Theresa May

Trump’s Setback Pulls Markets Lower, Theresa May Under Focus

The dollar weakens as Trump faces another setback which has pulled the investor sentiment lower while Theresa May comes under the spotlight as she files for Brexit We often hear the term,...
Stocks Trader

Reflation trade took its first hit, is Trumps’ honeymoon over?

U.S. equities suffered their worst weekly performance since the U.S. election back in November. The S&P 500 declined 1.44%, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 318 points, and the heavy tech...
Donald Trump

Trump healthcare failure gives the market a cold

The decline in US stocks last week was the biggest one week decline since last year’s US election, and it surely reflects some concern that the optimism about President Trump’s various...
Japanese Yen

Dollar edges up above 111 yen ahead of healthcare vote in US House

The dollar was slightly higher in Friday’s Asian session, halting a nine-day slide against the yen, as US Treasury yields rose. Markets received some clarity on the US House of Representatives...
Donald Trump

Fed Speeches and Health Care Prominent

Sterling and FTSE relation reversing before Theresa May triggers the article 50. The Fed speeches and the US health care bill going to bring more volatility for the market. Today will be...
Donald Trump

Trump rally to be tested by healthcare vote

A growing sense of caution has gripped the financial markets this week with investors on standby ahead of Thursday’s key healthcare vote in Congress which may thoroughly test the Trump bump. Uncertainty...
Donald Trump

Trump tax cut doubts hit stocks, lifts yen vs. dollar

Growing doubts U.S. President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on a promise of tax cuts that has powered stocks markets to record highs pushed shares lower on Wednesday and...
Japanese Yen

Strong buying in Yen on US concerns

The USD hit the brakes today, as the market looked unhappy on the US uncertainty around the health care reforms that are struggling to gain any traction, despite all of this,...
Donald Trump

Dollar slides as investors fear delay in Trump fiscal plans

Risk aversion in the markets led to safe haven demand, helping the yen strengthen and the dollar index fall below 100. Sterling was one of the best performing major currencies after...
US Stock Market

US equities take a tumble

US equities tumbled last night, as the FBI probe called President Trump’s credibility into question again. That catalysed a new wave of concerns on whether the new administration can deliver on its...
Donald Trump

Markets ignoring political risks

Markets were unmoved by yesterday’s political risk events. Donald Trump's job approval rating took a hit, declining to 37% according to the Gallup poll. The U.S. President took another hit from...
US Stocks

Big Swings in Stocks and USD on Trump and Fed talk

March is off to a strong start for stock markets around the world. US index futures are up 0.4% to 0.6% with the NASDAQ leading the charge. Overseas markets have been...
Trader Stocks

Global stocks mixed as Trump offers few policy details, dollar firms on rate talk

U.S. stock futures pared gains on Wednesday on disappointment that President Donald Trump did not offer further details on his plans for infrastructure spending and tax reforms, but the dollar firmed...
Federal Reserve

Trump, Fed and Dollar, Higher Volatility for Gold and Treasury

Fed overshadowed Trump's speech and the dollar index has become the major focus among investors. President Trump used a slightly different approach last night in his speech which makes you think if...
Donald Trump

President Trump shifts tone and appears Presidential

The eyes of the world have been hooked on President Trump overnight as he delivered his first speech to congress. There was an element of surprise for viewers because Trump actually...
Federal Reserve FOMC Stocks

Dollar rises on Fed rate hike expectations despite lack of details on Trump policies

The main focus of the markets was US President Donald Trump’s testimony in front of Congress. Trump’s speech was optimistic about the US economy and markets welcomed his pro-growth agenda. But...
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Manufacturing PMI’s in focus as Trump sets out his vision

It was twelve and out for the Dow last night as it finished slightly lower ahead of President Trump’s speech to Congress earlier today, while more hawkish interventions last night from...
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Dollar trims gains versus yen ahead of Trump budget speech

The dollar index opened in Asia marginally higher than yesterday’s close after hawkish comments from FOMC member Rob Kaplan helped underpin the greenback. Speaking at an event in Oregon yesterday, Kaplan reiterated his...
Donald Trump

Trump Infrastructure: Commodity Play, Equity Play & Currency Play

President Trump will give his speech about infrastructure today and the elements which are under focus are equity markets, currency market and commodity market. Was there any disappointment yesterday when some details...
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Cautious mode ahead of Trump’s speech

Currency markets are moving in a relative tight range early Tuesday, as traders prefer to sit on the sidelines and refrain from taking any big bets ahead of the U.S. President’s...
Donald Trump

Markets await something “big” from President Trump

Twelve in a row and counting as the Dow closed higher for yet another consecutive record close, as well as new record highs for both major US benchmarks, and this looks...

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Mario Draghi
The European Central Bank (ECB) is widely expected to retain the zero-interest rate policy (ZIRP) as it...

EUR: Trading The ECB – Views From Major Banks

Mario Draghi
The following are brief expectations for the ECB April meeting statement as compiled from the related research reports of 7 major...

Dollar holds gains; Canadian dollar, Mexican peso surge on NAFTA relief

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The dollar only held its gains against the Japanese yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's...

French stocks hit nine-month high as earnings power European shares

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French blue chips hit a fresh 9-year high on Wednesday, helped by a surge in the shares...

Gold lower despite Trump tax plan worries

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Precious metals traded in the red on Thursday with gold edging down, mostly led by decreasing global...
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