Mark Grant, Hilltop Holdings, provides his outlook on interest rates, the Chinese yuan and U.S. dollar.
Forex markets, especially U.S. dollar, yen and yuan movements, are key to understanding emerging markets, says Macquarie Securities Group's Viktor Shvets.
Market watchers are watching to see what Xi Jinping's direction for the Chinese economy will be, says Marc Desmidt, CEO at Point72 Asset Management.
The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by higher expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year and by the euro weakening.
The euro fell Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank did not discuss ending bond purchases.
The euro weakened Wednesday, a day before the European Central Bank is due to meet, with investors focused on Mario Draghi.
China's economy has managed a curiously singular feat for any country: Growing a steady rate of 6.7 percent for three quarters in a row.
The dollar was mixed Tuesday as investors took some profits from the greenback's recent strength and evaluated the Fed.
Wolfgang Koester, FiREapps CEO, discusses how foreign change rates are impacting earnings this quarter.
The dollar retreated as investors evaluated whether the Fed will let inflation run above target before raising interest rates.
The dollar posted a weekly performance best after strong U.S. retail sales and producer prices data for September.
Nicholas Ferres, investment director at Eastspring Investments, talks about how China's credit woes will continue for some time to come.
China's consumer prices rose 1.9 percent on-year in September, while producer prices surprised by rising 0.1 percent on-year.
Positive PPI figures reflect that capacity consolidation in China has been working, says Alex Wong, director of asset management at Ample Capital.
The dollar tumbled on Thursday, as risk appetite took a turn for the worse after soft Chinese trade data spooked the market.
China's exports saw their biggest loss since February.
China's exports and imports for September came in well below expectations, dented by weak demand at home and abroad.
Weak global demand and depreciation in the yuan did no favors for Chinese exports, says Yifan Hu, CIO at UBS WM.
The dollar held gains Wednesday after Fed meeting minutes reinforced expectations that the central bank would hike rates in December.
The resilience of the dollar has been more surprising than the weakness in the yuan, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank.