The latest dashboard: Macro and Markets Dashboard: United States
U.S. markets were relatively quiet during the short week. Market volatility, as measures by the VIX, decreased during the week. The dollar weakened against the euro, yen, and yuan, but strengthened against the rand, Mexican peso, and real.
Interestingly, as noted in this week’s episode of FT Alphachat, two of the best performing assets during 2015 were Ukrainian and Argentine sovereign debt!