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Risk assets retreat as virus cases continue to accelerate


he reaction in financial markets to the ongoing uncertainty has been for investors to again flock to safety as stocks retreat. Plus, a look forward to this week's macroeconomic data.

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Matthew Ryan


How the G3 currencies have reacted to the virus, a summary of key stimulus measures, the impact so far on macroeconomic data and our broad expectations for the immediate term
Matthew Ryan 7 Apr 2020

Boris Johnson’s deteriorating health condition caused the pound to briefly slip to its lowest level in ten days against the US dollar. Plus, risk appetite returns as virus cases ease in Europe.
Matthew Ryan 7 Apr 2020

The Federal Reserve’s efforts to fill the world's need for dollars by flooding markets with liquidity has so far been only partially successful.
Enrique Díaz-Álvarez 6 Apr 2020

The release of more worrisome US labour market data gives a taste of just how significant of an impact the COVID-19 virus is having on the US economy.
Matthew Ryan 3 Apr 2020

Criminals are using the Covid-19 pandemic to scam the public. Read Ebury's tips to avoid scams and protect your business from fraud:
Marta Alvarez 2 Apr 2020

Labour data from the US showed the impact of the Covid-19 virus on the labour market with 6.6 million new Americans filing for unemployment benefits.
Matthew Ryan 2 Apr 2020

Ebury have taken a number of steps to ensure the continued health, engagement and productivity or its employees after moving to be a remote working organisation.
Shalini Kotecha 2 Apr 2020

US stocks markets put in their worst first quarterly performance in an over 100 year history. Plus, what to expect from new US employment data and an update on Sterling.
Matthew Ryan 1 Apr 2020

The euro ended a six-day rally and finished the day around 1% lower versus the dollar. However, the Euro Area economy looks set to be particularly hard hit.
Matthew Ryan 31 Mar 2020

A in depth review of how financial markets have reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. What has been the impact on the FX market and what might we see next?
Matthew Ryan 30 Mar 2020

Enormous volatility in financial markets continues but not only leading to relentless falls as seen during the previous week. Stocks and credit rebounded as huge programmes of monetary and fiscal stimulus were announced.
Enrique Díaz-Álvarez 30 Mar 2020

The dollar was hit again following another sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the US and worrisome labour market data.
Matthew Ryan 27 Mar 2020

The US dollar eased back against its major peers again, falling to its lowest level in a week against the euro. While US initial jobless claims are expected to show a massive increase when data is released this afternoon.
Matthew Ryan 26 Mar 2020

The Trump administration and US Senators agreed a massive stimulus package to to allay the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the US economy.
Matthew Ryan 25 Mar 2020

An unprecedented stimulus announcement from the Federal Reserve halted the dollar rally in its tracks. While the comprehensive package should help support equities and drive down treasury yields, it has allayed fears of a dollar funding crisis in the market.
Matthew Ryan 24 Mar 2020