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    The Week Ahead – Trade in Focus, with Draghi and Juncker in the Spotlight

    On the MacroFor the Dollar, key stats include existing June existing home sales and new home sales on Monday and Wednesday respectively, July private sector PMI numbers on Tuesday, the weekly jobless claims, trade data and June durable goods orders on Thursday and 1st estimate 2nd quarter GDP numbers and

  • Inflation and Retail Sales Put the Loonie in the Spotlight

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the lighter side, with stats limited to inflation numbers out of Japan.For the Japanese Yen, core consumer prices rose by 0.8%, year-on-year, which was in line with forecasts, whilst seeing an uptick from May’s 0.7%, while

  • Stocks Lower

    Don’t Look Now, but Stocks Could Finish Lower This Week

    U.S. equity markets are trading lower on Thursday. Although the newswires haven’t centered on the reason for today’s weakness, I suspect they’ll have some reason by the end of the day.From the headlines throughout the week, at a glance, one would think the stock markets have been booming this week.

  • UK Economy

    UK Inflation Eases, Pound Continues to Fall on Disappointing Retail Sales

    Data from the UK saw the release of the inflation figures. Consumer prices in the UK were seen rising at a slower than expected pace of 2.4%. The median forecasts expected a print of 2.6%. Core inflation was also seen slowing, rising at a pace of 1.9%.The UK’s retail sales

  • GBP/USD daily chart, May 11, 2018

    The Aussie Gets a Boost, as Focus Shifts to UK Retail Sales and the GBP

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included June trade figures out of Japan and employment and business confidence numbers out of Australia.For the Japanese Yen, June’s trade balance shifted from a ¥581bn deficit to a ¥721bn surplus, based on unadjusted figures, which was better

  • Rising Yields

    Rising Two-Year Treasury Yields Indicate No Worries Over Trade Disputes

    Stocks are trading mixed at the start of a second day of congressional testimony from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Yesterday, he ignited a rebound rally in the U.S. Dollar and a firm trade in U.S. stock indexes after reiterating that the U.S. economy is strong enough to warrant

  • Global Stocks Edge Higher

    The Potential of USD Growth is Limited, Global Stocks Edge Higher after Powell’s Testimony

    The Fed’s confidence that the years ahead of the low unemployment and sustained growth have increased the demand for risks at the stock markets. As a result, S&P500 has overcome the downturn of the previous two trading sessions and has updated the highs since February, rising by 0.6%. The credibility

  • BoE

    Pound Falls on Brexit Concerns, UK Inflation Rate Hike in Doubt after Inflation Data

    The U.S. dollar was seen posting strong gains on Tuesday. The rebound came amid the U.S. industrial production rising 0.6% on the month. The Fed Chair Powell started his two-day testimony to the U.S. Congress. In his testimony, the Fed Chair maintained the hawkish rhetoric that the central bank should

  • “Largest Bilateral Trade Deal Ever” – Trade Deal Between Japan and the European Union Covers 600 Million People

    The trade agreement will probably secure the global trading system from the threat of protectionism and covers almost a third of the global economy.This agreement will eliminate all the tariffs on nearly all goods between Japan and the European Union and covers 600 million people altogether. Among all products, it

  • Powell

    Upbeat Testimony from Fed Chair Powell Fuels Stockmarket and the US Dollar

    During his first day of testimony before Congress on Tuesday, U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell offered a positive assessment of the U.S. economy, indicating that gradual interest rate increases were warranted. His comments were essentially a reiteration of the Fed’s monetary policy statement, the Fed minutes and Powell’s recent

  • GBP/USD weekly chart, July 16, 2018

    UK Inflation to Drive the GBP, with Trump and Powell to Direct the USD

    Earlier in the Day:Following a relatively busy start to the week, there were no material stats scheduled for release through the Asian session, leaving the markets to consider Powell’s Tuesday testimony to the Senate, Trump’s sudden backtrack on his agreement that Russia had not meddled in the 2016 Presidential Election

  • Powell’s Testimony on Impact of Trade Tensions Will Set the Tone Today

    Stocks are trading lower shortly ahead of the congressional testimony of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The price action is being primarily driven by position-squaring ahead of the Fed chief’s testimony and disappointing news from Netflix shortly after yesterday’s cash market close.As far as Powell is concerned, the markets

  • Oil prices drop sharply

    Markets Under Pressure after Oil Hits 3-Month Lows, Powell’s Testimony in Focus

    After returning to the highs area since March, the American S&P 500 lost growth momentum in anticipation of further signals from the economy or the Fed’s chairman.The dollar index has continued its decrease since Friday, losing 0.8% in the meantime and failing to stay in the area of year highs near 95. The pair EURUSD managed

  • Stocks and US Dollar

    Global Stocks Mixed, Us Dollar Slips Ahead of Fed Chair Powell Testimony

    The U.S. dollar was seen trading mixed on Monday and edges lower on Tuesday morning. Economic data was supportive of the greenback. The U.S. retail sales report showed that headline retail sales increased 0.5% on the month while core retail sales rose 0.4%.The U.S. Empire State Manufacturing index was seen

  • Forex Annual Market Recap - 2017

    UK Stats and FED Chair Powell Put the GBP and USD into Focus

    Earlier in the Day:Following a relatively busy start to the week, with the markets responding to slower growth in China, stats through the Asian session were limited to 2nd quarter inflation figures out of New Zealand, with the RBA meeting minutes also released later in the session.For the Kiwi Dollar,

  • Putin Trump

    Trump: Summit with Putin Off to “Very Good Start for Everybody”

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for two hours earlier today. The summit, which began after nearly an hourlong delay, lasted more than two hours, longer than the 90 minutes that had originally been planned.Most of the talking before and after the meeting was done by

  • Kiwi

    New Zealand Dollar Slightly Higher as Inflation Expected to Remain Steady

    The U.S. dollar was seen posting gains on Friday as price action remained strong toward the close of the week. The economic data was quiet for the most part. Switzerland’s PPI figures released earlier in the day showed a 0.2% increase on the month as expected.The U.S. import prices fell

  • S & P 500 daily chart, July 10, 2018

    Trump and U.S Retail Sales Puts the USD in the Spotlight

    Earlier in the Day:It was a particularly busy economic calendar through the Asian session this morning and of significance, with the stats focussed on China, while the markets looked on to the Russia – U.S Summit that is unlikely to be a dull affair.On the stats, 2nd quarter GDP numbers

  • The Week Ahead – Geo-Politics to Continue Driving Risk Sentiment

    On the MacroFor the Dollar, key stats include May business inventory, June retail sales and July NY State manufacturing numbers on Monday, industrial production numbers on Tuesday, housing sector stats on Wednesday and July’s Philly FED manufacturing PMI and weekly jobless claims on Thursday. While focus will be on the

  • U.S. Dollar

    Will China’s Trade Data Catch Trump’s Eye?

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session was on the heavier side, with key stats including June Business PMI numbers out of New Zealand, China’s trade figures for June and finalized May industrial production figures out of Japan, while later in the day new loan numbers out


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