Tag Archive: Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

U.S Dollar steady ahead of Jobs Report

Friday May 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global markets attention now turns to the health of the U.S. economy, with wages growth and jobs data due in a few hours (08:30 am EDT). On Wednesday, the Federal…
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U.S Dollar’s Deja Vu

Thursday May 3: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw some pressure overnight as the market now shifts their focus away from the Fed and back to corporate earnings season and Sino/U.S trade talks. Most G10 currency…
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Fed Likely on Hold, but what about the Dollar?

Wednesday May 2: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, equities have gained in Europe after they declined in Asia, as many return from holidays to digest the latest earnings reports and shift their focus to today’s Fed rate…
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Are Dovish Central Bank’s doing the USD heavy lifting ?

Are Dovish Central Bank’s doing the USD heavy lifting? Currency Markets The US Dollar Bulls continued to lead the charge as traders remain centred favourably on the entrenched US data flow, despite a slightly softer ISM, relative to that from…
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U.S Dollar Shines Despite Labour Day Recognition

Tuesday May 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities again nudge a tad higher during a holiday shortened trading week in which many markets across both Europe and Asia are shut in observance of Labour Day. The…
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Dollar Bulls Lack Conviction

April 30: Five things the markets are talking about The week offers a plethora of new data along with monetary policy announcements from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) later this evening and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on…
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Tighter G14 Race in Malaysia than expected ( OANDA Podcast BFM Radio Kuala Lumpur)

MARKETS PRICE IN MORE COMPETITIVE GE14 Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore gives his insights on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and its potential impact.  He also shares his views on the impact of elections and oil prices…
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Dollar Slows Down Awaiting Employment Data

The US dollar had massive weekly gains against all majors. The release of the gross domestic product for the first quarter of 2018 beat expectations but did little for a dollar that had rallied all week. Dovish central bank rhetoric…
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Focus on Draghi – ECB to be Positive

Thursday April 26: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities traded mixed overnight, as the market digested the latest flood of company earnings ahead of the ECB monetary policy announcement (07:45 am EDT). The ‘big’ dollar is steady,…
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Dollar Yields to Higher Rates

Wednesday April 25: Five the markets are talking about With U.S Treasury yields backing up, fixed income dealers are pricing in the possibility that there will be four Fed rate hikes this year and not the three they signaled in…
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