Forex News, Page 6

  • GBP/USD daily chart, July 12, 2018

    The AUD Spikes as Focus shifts to the BoE and the ECB

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the lighter side, with key stats limited to July core machinery orders out of Japan and August employment figures out of Australia.For the Japanese Yen, core machinery orders surged by 11% in July, month-on-month, coming in

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  • S & P 500 daily chart, September 07, 2018

    Wholesale Price Inflation and Trade Noise Keep the USD in the Spotlight

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session was on the lighter side this morning, with key stats being limited to 3rd quarter BSI large manufacturing conditions figures out of Japan and September’s Westpac Consumer Sentiment numbers.For the Japanese Yen, the BSI Large Manufacturing Conditions (Q3) rose from

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    Asian Stocks Dip On Report China Will Ask WTO for Permission to Impose Tariffs on US

    The major indexes in Asia are under pressure on Wednesday, failing to follow Wall Street’s higher lead from the previous session. Stocks are being pressured overnight on the back of the news that China will be making a request to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose sanctions on the

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  • Bull Market

    Increased Demand for Risk Underpinning Stocks, Pressuring U.S. Dollar

    Asia stock markets are trading higher Tuesday, underpinned by a firm U.S. session on Monday. The markets are being boosted by a White House announcement that it was in the process of coordinating a second meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.At 0423 GMT,

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  • GBP/USD daily chart, June 29, 2018

    Brexit and Employment Figures Keep the GBP in the Spotlight

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included August electronic card retail sales figures out of New Zealand and August business confidence numbers out of Australia, with tertiary industry activity index numbers out of Japan due out later in the sessionFor the Kiwi Dollar, August

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  • GBP/USD weekly chart, September 10, 2018

    Brexit and a Heavy Set of Stats Puts Focus on the GBP

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included July current account and 2nd quarter, finalized GDP numbers out of Japan, together with August inflation figures out of China.For the Japanese Yen,The non-seasonally adjusted current account surplus widened from ¥1.176tn to ¥2.010tn in July, while narrowing

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  • usd usd

    Today’s Gold Rush is Looking Rather Green

    As the US economy grows at the fastest pace in decades, unemployment has dropped to the lowest level since the beginning of the millennium. With growth forecast to carry on throughout next year, fuelled to some extent by a fiscal reform introduced by President Trump, the Federal Reserve has signaled

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  • US Economy

    Greenback Firms on Rising Treasury Yields, Safe-Haven Buying

    The U.S. Dollar finished slightly higher last week against a basket of currencies. The greenback rose against most major currencies with the exception of the Japanese Yen. Solid domestic economic data, rising Treasury yields and some safe-haven buying helped under the currency.For the week, September U.S. Dollar Index futures settled

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  • The USD in the Hot Seat, with Trade War Chatter and NFP Data in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included July household spending figures out of Japan and July home loan data out of Australia.For the Japanese Yen, household spending came in better than expected, with a 0.1% rise year-on-year, which was better than a forecasted 0.8%

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    A Dollar Pullback on Hopes of a NAFTA Deal or More Pain to Come?

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was limited to July trade data out of Australia, as the global financial markets continued to be gripped by trade fever, Trump’s 6th September deadline rattling markets going into this morning’s session.For the Aussie Dollar, following the better

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  • aussie

    Aussie Dollar Rallies on GDP Numbers, with the BoC and the Loonie in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the lighter side, with key stats limited to Australian 2nd quarter GDP numbers and China’s August service sector PMI.For the Aussie Dollar, the economy grew by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter, quarter-on-quarter, which was better than

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  • Asian Markets

    Manufacturing Slow Down is the Price for Trade Uncertainty, EM Currencies Continue to Lose Ground

    The markets are cautiously on buy for American stocks, and the dollar adds on fears that trade conflicts are seriously stifling the business sentiment in Europe and Asia. The MSCI Index of the Asia-Pacific region ex-Japan loses 0.3%, Nikkei 225 decreases by 0.1%. Pressure on the European exchanges increased after

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  • RBA Spikes the Aussie Dollar, with Geo-Politics to Drive the Majors

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was limited to the UK’s August BRC retail sales monitor and 2nd quarter current account figure out of Australia.Outside of the data, the RBA held rates unchanged, with the release of the rate statement providing some forward guidance

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  • GBP/USD daily chart, June 22, 2018

    Retail Sales Slam the Aussie, with the GBP in Focus Today

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the heavier side. Key stats included August manufacturing, 2nd quarter company gross operating profit figures and July retail sales figures out of Australia, 2nd quarter capital spending and finalized August manufacturing PMI numbers out of Japan

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  • Argentinian Peso

    Argentine Peso and Turkish Lira Frighten the Markets

    The markets have been under pressure on Thursday and at the start of trading on Friday, the cautiousness is growing. Global stocks closed the week lower although US indices finished the week flat.The events around the Argentine currency were in the spotlight. The central bank of the country raised the interest rate from

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  • US GDP

    China New Export Orders Slide, with Focus now on Trump

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the heavier side, with key stats including employment, inflation and industrial numbers out of Japan, August private sector PMI numbers out of China and July private sector credit figures out of Australia.For the Japanese Yen,The Jobs

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  • NZD/USD daily chart, June 14, 2018

    Kiwi Dollar Sinks as Trade Talks Keep the USD and Loonie in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:After a relatively quiet start to the week on the data front, stats were on the heavier side through the Asian session, with economic data released including building consents and business confidence numbers out of New Zealand, retail sales figures out of Japan and building approval and

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  • Trump and 2nd Quarter GDP Numbers to Direct the USD

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was limited to August household confidence figures out of Japan.For the Japanese Yen, household confidence eased from 43.5 to 43.3 in August, falling below a forecasted 43.4.According to figures released by the Cabinet Office:The sub-index for overall livelihood

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  • S & P 500 daily chart, August 23, 2018

    Consumer Confidence and Trade Chatter to Drive the USD

    Earlier in the Day:It was another quiet day on the data front, with no material stats released through the Asian session this morning, leaving the markets to respond to Monday’s moves in the U.S and a continued shift in market risk appetite at the turn of the week.An agreement reached

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  • Asian Markets Rally

    Asian Markets Rally, with Trump to Take Control of the USD

    Earlier in the Day:There were no material stats released through the Asian session this morning to provide direction for the markets, leaving the markets to respond to the more dovish than anticipated FED Chair Powell speech from Jackson Hole on Friday.While risk on sentiment through the morning was reflected in

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