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Live FX Market Analysis – 19 June 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed last week’s G7 summit, the trade spat between the US and China, the Federal Reserve decision, European Central Bank decision and upcoming Bank of England announcement, among other things. Craig…
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Investors’ Concerned By Prospect of More Tariffs

Additional tariffs trigger more risk aversion US markets are on course for another day in the red as we await the open on Tuesday, with futures down more than one percent as US President Donald Trump threatens to intensify the…
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Markets in risk averse mode after tariffs

US and China trade spat heats up We’re seeing a slightly risk averse tone in financial markets at the start of the week after the trade spat between the US and China ramped up over the weekend. Both countries have…
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GBP/USD – Unemployment Claims Sparkle But Pound Yawns

The British pound is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3389, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Britain released key employment numbers. Wage growth edged down to 2.5%, matching the…
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GBP/USD – British Pound Shrugs Off Strong Housing Inflation Data

The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3432, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, British Halifax HPI recorded a strong gain of 1.5%, beating the…
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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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US equity markets defy gravity.

US equity markets defy gravity. Equity Markets US equity markets continue to defy gravity and extending the recent winning streak to four straight sessions. It was all about the financials as a series of coordinated hawkish comments from ECB members, …
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