Tag Archive: Central Bank Watch

Market Scuttlebutt 

Market Scuttlebutt There’s a high level of circumspection associated with this weekend’s G7 meeting as President Trump prepares to enter the G-7 lion’s den. Usually, a non-event for markets but with all the focus on escalating trade tensions amongst long-standing…
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OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM – 8 June 2018

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week’s big stories: G7 talks weigh on markets, sterling falls on Brexit proposals, ECB remarks hit…
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Let the Games Begin

 Maximus Pressure or Circus Maximus Both the S & P and Nasdaq fell overnight snapping the 5-day winning streak as the tech sector sags. But entering weeks end investors are taking another peek at the calendar and thinking that perhaps…
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Markets Mixed as Focus Turns to Brexit Talks

EUR Adds to Gains as ECB Mulls Over QE Exit It’s been a relatively quiet start to trading on Thursday, with much of the focus falling on the UK as it prepares for more Brexit talks with the European Union….
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Dollar Rises as US Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Friday after a strong US jobs report was published. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs last month driving the unemployment rate to a 18-year…
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Markets Pare Losses as Talks Continue in Italy

Five Star and Lega Reopen Discussions on Forming Government US futures are paring losses ahead of the open on Wednesday, similar to the moves we’re seeing in Europe as political uncertainty in Italy continues to act as a drag on…
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US Private Jobs and Bank of Canada on the Agenda

The US dollar is mixed as risk aversion has made traditional safe haven currencies (JPY and CHF) advance versus the greenback. The USD is higher against the EUR as the Spanish PM faces a confidence vote with the single currency…
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Geopolitical Tensions Moderate Ahead of US Jobs Week

The US dollar was up against majors pairs on Friday ahead of the release of employment data in America. On a weekly basis the greenback gained against the CAD, EUR and GBP but lost ground against the JPY, AUD and…
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Fed Minutes to Drive Market as Trade Concerns Recede

The US dollar is mixed ahead of the release of the minutes from May’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The central bank held rates unchanged but there is almost 100 probability of a 25 basis points rate hike at…
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