AT Global Markets (ATFX), one of fastest-growing forex brokers in the business and already a global leader in online trading, has joined the prestigious list of main sponsors for Finance Magnates’ 2017 London Summit; a principal event within the FX industry taking place on 14-15th November.
A senior executive with a keen knowledge of markets and economics, but who isn’t too close to Wall Street because he or she will be responsible for regulating some of the world’s biggest banks. This is the balancing act facing a newly formed search committee for the next president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York following the announcement Monday that the current leader, William Dudley, will step down in mid-2018, several months before his term expires in January 2019.
Shares in Asia were flat on Thursday, with investors on the sidelines ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole meeting, set to start later in the trading day. The Nikkei Stock Average was up 0.04%, recovering from earlier declines in the session. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index was flat, the Shanghai Composite Index was 1.1% lower and the South Korean Kospi added 0.1%.
Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, in a largely muted reaction to a failed coup against the Turkish government, while data out of China showed slowing home price gains. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 was up 0.5% and the Hang Seng Index was up 0.2%. But the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.1% and South Korea’s Kospi was flat.
Asian equity markets staged further gains on Wednesday, boosted by investor expectations that Japan may consider an aggressive form of policy easing to jumpstart its economy.But those gains quickly moderated after the Japanese government denied the possibility of using “helicopter money,” a measure that would involve the central bank directly financing government spending or tax cuts.