2017: the biggest themes in FX

2017: the biggest themes in FX

Volatile markets, political noise and a culture revamp will be the top themes in foreign exchange for 2017, predict currency experts.

FX: Fed indicates steeper path for US rate rises in 2017

FX: Fed indicates steeper path for US rate rises in 2017

The painstakingly gradual loosening of US monetary policy continued this week, with the second rate rise in the cycle coming one year after the first, but the Fed gave markets something to think about by indicating it expects to raise rates three times in 2017.

BitLicense not template for UK, say experts

BitLicense not template for UK, say experts

While accepting that regulation can help increase consumer and business confidence in cryptocurrencies, providers and industry analysts agree that the BitLicense model is not the way forward for the UK

Currency wars: special focus

Currency wars: special focus

Call it what you will – currency war, competitive devaluation, currency manipulation, currency intervention – but central banks are knee-deep in the trenches as they battle to lower their exchange rates and boost their economies.

The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

An in-depth guide to global currency wars; how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.