Tag: debt ceiling

Dollar sinks after debt deal is agreed

With just a day to go before the debt ceiling deadline, US politicians have managed to reach an agreement to raise the debt ceiling...

USD strengthens despite debt deal impasse

Despite claims that the US debt standoff was nearing resolution on Monday, the situation is still unresolved with just one day to go until...

US debt deal hopes boost USD, AUD

Raised expectations that the US government will reach a deal to avoid defaulting on debts has seen risk return to the markets, with the...

No end in sight for the shutdown, USD continues to fall

The continuing shutdown of the US government is continuing to weigh on the dollar, which neared an eight month low this morning. Meanwhile, the...

US Government Shutdown Spooks Markets

  A political stalemate over the budget has led to the first US government shutdown in 17 years, sending the dollar into freefall. In the...

Turmoil in Italy and US Sends Safe Haven Currencies Soaring

Political turmoil in Italy and the US has sent investors flocking to safe haven currencies such as the yen and the Swiss franc this...