Federal Open Market Committee

Asia week ahead: Focus shifts to central banks

A series of positive developments in geopolitics had enlivened markets, but with the European Central Bank (ECB) and Federal Reserve meetings coming up, expect a central bank focus to be the case going into the fresh week.

Asia week ahead: Fed’s Jackson Hole symposium

It had been a tumultuous week for markets against the backdrop of on-going US-China trade tensions and recession fears, and the upcoming week offers little promises to be a less volatile one given the items on hand.

Trade escalation returns

Just as we were about to conclude the week with the biggest event of the week, the Fed FOMC meeting, having passed, it appears that US-China trade tensions returned to take over the spotlight.

US-China trade concerns

Ahead of the Fed meeting conclusion, the risk sentiment had once again taken a turn for the worse with US-China trade concern one to weigh.

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