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Foreign Exchange Market Insights

Foreign Exchange Market Insights

OTC - The key issue for markets going into 2017 will be the dynamics of the surprising U.S. election result. Driving the uncertainty going forward is not only that Trump was elected, but the fact that he will also be working with both a Republican House and senate. The gridlock that we have seen in U.S. politics in recent years appears to be coming to an end. 

CNN asked 10 journalists for their take on the race so far, and what their country might be hoping for in America`s next president.

What Canada's Trade Strategy Would Look Like Under Trump

Trade Strategy Would Look Like Under Trump

MACLEAN'S - With the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, Canada’s privileged access to the world’s largest market is at risk. Canada needs a proactive U.S. strategy—and a global one—to minimize the threat and perhaps even turn it into an economic opportunity.

Vancouver Foreign Buyer Tax Pushes Chinese To $1 Million Seattle Homes 

Foreign Buyer Tax Pushes Chinese To $1 Million Seattle Homes

BLOOMBERG - "Home-purchase inquiries from China have jumped in Seattle and Toronto since the Vancouver tax was announced, according to Juwai.com, the country’s largest overseas property website.

Alberta Needed A Win - And Finally Got One

Alberta Needed A Win

MACLEAN'S - The approval of two pipelines is cause to celebrate in hurting Alberta. But it could also keep Canada’s environmental plan on track.