Yellen may cause a kerfuffle

Dollar-yen volatility pricing and the Move index have perked up ahead of Fed’s Jackson Hole speech

Sterling is not yet technically oversold

Speculators are net short British currency futures by record amount

Monetary policy drives Canadian dollar

Bank of America Merrill Lynch says currency should be at C$1.20 based on oil and copper prices

Dollar hedge costs rise for investors

Divergent Libor rates and central bank policy increase forex premium

FTSE may rally to fresh peak

Continued weakness in sterling key but relative strength index suggests market could be overbought

Why corn bounced from Friday’s 7-year low

Price recovers despite a bumper harvest as the stale bulls have already bailed

Some nerves in a bullish bond market

Spread between US and UK 10-year yields breaks through 1%

Platinum metals join the precious rally

Demand from car producers means sector fundamentals are supportive

The US ‘fear gauge’ provokes fretting

Traders worry a relaxed market is too vulnerable to disappointment

Krona bulls ready for inflation report

Euro could get a knock from its Nordic neighbour, says RBC Capital Markets

Oil and gold set different courses

Why the two commodities lose their longstanding correlation

FX traders brace for BoE turbulence

Sterling volatility protection costs climb ahead of rate call

S&P 500 consolidates near record peak

Underpinning equities is a backdrop of low bond yields that may be about to rise

‘Fine balancing act’ for RBA

Australia’s central bank must tiptoe between rising house prices and weak inflation

Lumber rally may have further to climb

Speculators’ net long futures positions are at highest since March 2013

Traders take new oil dip in their stride

No big deterioration in spreads for high-yield energy bond sector

UK earnings per share set for pound boost

Exporter bonus of weak sterling may ease pressure on dividend payouts

Tracking the risks of shorting the yen

Markets may be misjudging the likelihood of Bank of Japan action

Kiwi stocks: sweet or sour?

New Zealand equities hit fresh highs on hopes of a soft landing for China

Divergence returns — again

Growing expectations of a September Fed rate rise strengthen dollar and hurt silver and gold