EUR/GBP Fundamental Analysis September 10, 2012, Forecast

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Analysis and Recommendations:

The EUR/GBP is trading at 0.7986 as the euro gained a few pips. This was a close battle today, with both Sterling and the Euro trading strong against the US dollar and on strong fundamentals. The euro was propelled by the ECB bond plan and strong German data released today.

While the Sterling was supported by surprising eco data, that showed an increase in PPI and Industrial and Manufacturing production.

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Economic Data September 7, 2012 actual v. forecast

Date

 

Currency

 

 

Event

Actual

 

Forecast

 

Previous

 

 

Sep. 07

 

AUD

 

 

Trade Balance 

-0.56B

 

-0.30B 

 

-0.23B 

  

 

 

CHF

 

 

Unemployment Rate 

2.9%

 

2.9% 

 

2.9% 

 

 

 

 

GBP

 

 

Industrial Production (MoM) 

2.9%

 

1.5% 

 

-2.4% 

  

 

 

GBP

 

 

Manufacturing Production (MoM) 

3.2%

 

2.0% 

 

-2.9% 

 

 

 

 

GBP

 

 

PPI Input (MoM) 

2.0%

 

1.7% 

 

0.4% 

  

 

 

GBP

 

 

PPI Input (YoY) 

1.4%

 

1.2% 

 

-2.4% 

 

 

 

 

GBP

 

 

Industrial Production (YoY) 

-0.8%

 

-2.8% 

 

-3.8% 

  

 

 

EUR

 

 

German Industrial Production (MoM) 

1.3%

 

0.2% 

 

-0.4% 

  

 

 

USD

 

 

Average Hourly Earnings (MoM) 

0.0%

 

0.2% 

 

0.1% 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

Building Permits (MoM) 

-2.3%

 

-2.0% 

 

-2.5% 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

Employment Change 

34.3K

 

10.0K 

 

-30.4K 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

Labor Productivity (QoQ) 

-0.4%

 

0.2% 

 

0.1% 

 

 

 

 

USD

 

 

Nonfarm Payrolls 

96K

 

125K 

 

141K 

  

 

 

USD

 

 

Unemployment Rate 

8.1%

 

8.3% 

 

8.3% 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

Unemployment Rate 

7.3%

 

7.3% 

 

7.3% 

 

 

 

 

USD

 

 

Average Weekly Hours 

34.4

 

34.5 

 

34.4 

  

 

 

USD

 

 

Private Nonfarm Payrolls 

103K

 

138K 

 

162K 

  

 

Upcoming Economic Events that affect the CHF, EUR, GBP and USD

Date

Time

 

Currency

 

 

Event

 

Forecast

 

Previous

 

 

Sep. 09

02:30

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese CPI (YoY) 

 

2.0% 

 

1.8% 

 

 

 

02:30

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese PPI (YoY) 

 

-3.3% 

 

-2.9% 

 

 

 

02:30

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese CPI (MoM) 

 

0.5% 

 

0.1% 

 

 

 

06:30

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese Fixed Asset Investment (YoY) 

 

20.4% 

 

20.4% 

 

 

 

06:30

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese Industrial Production (YoY) 

 

9.1% 

 

9.2% 

 

 

 

06:30

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese Retail Sales (YoY) 

 

13.2% 

 

13.1% 

  

Sep. 10

00:50

 

JPY

 

 

GDP (QoQ) 

 

0.3% 

 

0.3% 

 

 

 

02:00

 

CNY

 

 

Chinese Trade Balance 

 

19.80B 

 

25.10B 

 

 

 

02:30

 

AUD

 

 

Home Loans (MoM) 

 

 

 

1.3% 

 

 

Government Bond Auction

Date Time Country 

Sep 10 09:30 Germany 

Sep 10 15:30 Italy  

Sep 11 00:30 Japan 

Sep 11 08:30 Holland 

Sep 11 09:10 Greece 

Sep 11 09:30 UK 

Sep 11 14:30 UK 

Sep 11 17:00 US 

Sep 12 09:10 Italy  

Sep 12 09:10 Sweden 

Sep 12 09:30 Germany 

Sep 12 09:30 Swiss 

Sep 12 14:30 Sweden 

Sep 12 17:00 US 

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