EghtesadOnline: Traditional measures of volatility at historic lows and Wall Street stocks at new record highs went hand-in-hand in 2016 with traders fretting about bouts of wild stock-price swings and currency flash-crashes.
EghtesadOnline: Financial markets have been remarkably resilient to rising bond yields and sudden shift in outlook following last month's shock U.S. election result, but the sheer scale of uncertainties ahead means the adjustment will be "bumpy", the BIS said on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: The Donald Trump effect is losing its sway over global financial markets as new threats to stability, including the future of Italy’s government, boosted the appeal of haven assets.
EghtesadOnline: Donald Trump's election victory is unleashing shockwaves throughout financial markets as investors scramble to gauge the impact of the White House campaign that defied the odds.
EghtesadOnline: Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential race throws into question the core assumption in global financial markets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon and follow with further gradual hikes over coming years.
EghtesadOnline: Big global banks, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs Group Inc are bracing for potential tumult on financial markets after Tuesday's U.S. election.
EghtesadOnline: Traders who complained all summer about markets stuck in a zombie state are getting what they wanted, and probably will be for a while.
EghtesadOnline: The global economy is being threatened by rising protectionism and risks from highly leveraged financial markets, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the open of a two-day summit of leaders from G20 nations.
EghtesadOnline: The pound’s longest winning run since the U.K. shocked financial markets by deciding to leave the European Union is failing to shake strategists, who expect a slide to its weakest level in three decades.
EghtesadOnline: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. That's what financial markets are predicting for the world's largest economy ahead of the November election, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch Head of Global Rates and Currencies Research David Woo. If those predictions turn out to be wrong, however, the fallout could be extraordinary.