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Dollar Struggles as Geopolitics and Central Banks Take Center Stage

The US dollar is lower against major pairs this week as the market prepares for an eventful week. The U.S. Federal Reserve will kick off its June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Tuesday June 12. The two day…
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Dollar in demand ahead of G6+1

Friday June 8: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw red overnight, as tech stocks continued their retreat in the Asian session, while in Europe, stocks has been hampered by disappointing industrial production data from Germany. All…
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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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U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Gains Steam

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust labor market and firming inflation have cemented expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week….
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CBRT Raises Rates, Pushing Turkish Lira Up

The Turkish lira has aggressively rallied this morning after the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey raise the one-week repo rate by +100 bps to +17.75%. Over 60% of FX dealers were expecting a tighter monetary policy, but by…
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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 softer ahead of G7 Summit

Thursday June 7: Five things the markets are talking about G6 + 1 Despite global equities extending gains overnight on growing investor confidence in global growth, the markets attentions is turning towards the G7 conference that begins tomorrow in Quebec,…
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Canada: Building permits, April 2018

Municipalities issued $7.8 billion worth of building permits in April, down 4.6% from March. Declines were reported in every component except commercial buildings. Residential sector: Multi-family dwellings lead the decline In the residential sector, the value of permits issued by…
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