SEOUL, April 18- South Korea came under fresh pressure on Friday to let the won rise faster, when the International Monetary Fund said it was carrying an abnormally big current account surplus and that more dollar purchases would do more harm than good.» Read More
Francis Lun, Managing Director, Lyncean Holdings, is bearish on the Chinese economy and says the trade data shows a continued shrinking of the manufacturing sector. However, Dariusz Kowalczyk, Chief Investment Strategist, Credit Agricole, thinks China's growth is still strong, supported by rising domestic demand.
Brian Jackson, Senior Emerging Markets Strategist, Royal Bank of Canada Hong Kong, explains why he thinks the U.S. trade bill only highlights the potential of an escalation between Beijing and Washington ahead of the U.S. elections but will not drive yuan currency moves.
The yen's slide stops and all eyes are on the European Central Bank - it's time for your FX Fix.
The international trade data for December shows a deficit of $48.8 billion, with CNBC's Rick Santelli; Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist/managing director.
Friday, the Commerce Department is expected to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $47.8 billion in December, unchanged from November.
A new employment report is on the way, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.
The yen was a star in 2011, but this strategist thinks the party is over.
New GDP data will be released on Friday, and this strategist has a trading plan.
British trade data disappoints and Fitch offers tough love for the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
“Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”
The euro zone agreement underwhelms and the Australian trade surplus slips — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the details on October trade, which came in at $43.5 billion.
The U.S. economy may still be struggling to recover from a recession that began three years ago, but there is a silver lining. According to business consulting firm AlixPartners, a weak dollar and rising wages in China have helped U.S. manufacturers close the competitiveness gap with their Chinese counterparts for the first time since 2007.
Michael Yoshikami, Founder & CEO of YCMNET Advisors talks about U.S. exports outlook.
As global growth worries are coming to a head, China's policymakers are increasingly facing a tough choice: whether to get serious about ending their long-reliance on exports to power gross domestic product (GDP).
The industry is at a unique point in history, where economic growth overseas, high energy costs, demand for commodities and better recovery technologies have converged to swell revenue.
Discussing whether China is a currency manipulator; stealing U.S. intellectual property, and practicing free trade, with Rodger Baker, Stratfor,
Newt Gingrich explains how America can become more competitive with China in terms of labor and trade. Huntsman also weighs in on how the US should respond to China's currency manipulation.
Italy sends the euro tumbling, and Britain needs more exports, please - it's time for your FX Fix.
Beijing is likely to face international pressure to allow its currency to appreciate faster as national trade with other countries remains robust. The FT reports.