The US Dollar had an abnormally strong week, continuing the bullish engulfing setup from last Friday's price action. But - with a slew of US data points on the horizon, will the advance be able to continue?
The next 24 hours bring meeting minutes from rate decisions out of the world's two largest economies. This is happening as the US Dollar is in the process of testing resistance at the 90.00 level on DXY, and this has been a key decision leevl in the Greenback of recent.
Millions of global holidaymakers flock to Indonesia’s Bali every year, enticed by its beautiful beaches and scenic rice paddies, as well as a rich Hindu culture that earned it the moniker “The Island of 1,000 Temples”. Bali’s tourism appeal is unequalled in Indonesia, so much so that it is common to find foreigners who think […]
The Maldives is one of the world’s most geographically dispersed countries, as well as the smallest Asian country by both land area and population, with around 428,000 inhabitants. But it is the geography of the Maldives that makes it important in the increasingly contested Arabian Sea part of the Indian Ocean. The Maldives is spread […]
Exports of South Korean cosmetics and skincare products to China increased by 87 per cent in January, underscoring the resilience of Korean brands in the eyes of mainland consumers, even as a political row between Seoul and Beijing continues to simmer. South Korean cosmetics exports to China reached US$151 million in January, up from US$81 […]
Thirty-seven members of the European Parliament on Thursday demanded President Xi Jinping “immediately and unconditionally” release detained Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai, insisting that while they valued closer ties with China, they would not sacrifice their citizens’ safety. “[The members] are writing to express our strong condemnation of the arrest and continued detention of Swedish […]
China is ramping up top-level engagement with the United States in a bid to defuse trade tensions by sending its most influential economic policymaker to Washington for talks. Liu He, director of the Office of the Central Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs and President Xi Jinping’s right-hand man on economic policy, will make […]
Taiwan has appointed two men well-versed in American affairs to top security and foreign relations jobs as the island tries to engage the US in its grand strategy to counter military intimidation from the mainland. The appointments were part of a partial shake-up of the island’s cabinet, which saw the replacement of heads of the […]