Tag Archive: Market Pulse

Commodities Weekly: Oil prices firmer as Iran sanctions set to kick in

Oil prices are edging higher on supply concerns involving both Saudi Arabia and Iran while hot, dry weather across the northern hemisphere is having an effect on anticipated harvests in the agricultural sector and also increasing expected demand for energy…
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US Dollar Takes NFP Hit But Ends Up Higher on the Week

The US dollar fell on Friday after the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) came in below expectations with only a gain of 157,000 but otherwise the unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent and wage growth remained unchanged at 0.3 percent….
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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 26)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Head of Trading Asia Steve Innes review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Nick Howard. This week’s big stories: rate hike from the Bank of England, Apple…
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Dollar Awaits Jobs Report Amid Trade Uncertainty

The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Thursday in anticipation of a strong U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP). The U.S. Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged on Wednesday and without a press conference there was little guidance for the…
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Dumping Risk or panic attack?

Dumping Risk or panic attack? Risk sentiment has gone in the tank on the continued rhetoric around Trump’s scheme to raise China tariffs to 25% instead of 10% with China claiming they will retaliate. Global equities have buckled while commodities…
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