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Yen buoyed as inflation tops estimates

Tokyo prices rise most in four months This morning’s release of consumer prices in Tokyo saw the biggest rise in four months. Prices rose 0.9% y/y, beating economists’ estimates of a mere 0.5% increase by a large margin. Prices in June were 0.6% higher than a year earlier. This contrasts with the national reading for…

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Live FX Market Analysis – 24 July 2018

In this week’s FX webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the latest events that are moving financial markets – Trump attacks the Fed, Brexit plans widely criticized etc – and previews the week ahead. Craig also gives his live analysis on EURUSD (9:22), GBPUSD (11:48), EURGBP (18:45), AUDUSD (19:34), USDCAD (21:04), GBPCAD (22:14), NZDUSD…

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Live FX Market Analysis – 10 July 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the latest Brexit developments as two members of her team resign after an apparently united and productive meeting on Friday. He also talks Trump, after the latest imposition of trade tariffs and ahead of his trip to the UK and the NATO summit, and previews…

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Yen stays bid despite better risk sentiment

Most Asian equities extend Wall St late gains Comments from White House Trade Adviser Navarro, who said” we have no plans to impose investment restrictions” introduced another level of confusion in the ongoing trade tariff spat, but at least it seemed to soothe sentiment and give markets reason for pause from the recent risk-off selling.…

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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 also gives his live analysis on EURUSD (14:37), GBPUSD (16:56), EURGBP (18:00), AUDUSD (18:39), USDCAD…

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Live FX Market Analysis – 5 June 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the major events moving financial markets right now including political chaos in Italy and Spain and Trump’s tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico. He also previewed the week ahead. Craig also gives his live analysis on EURUSD (13:31), GBPUSD (17:04), EURGBP (18:39), AUDUSD (19:24),…

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Live FX Analysis – 15 May 2018 (Video)

It’s been an interesting month in financial markets in which the dollar has rediscovered its mojo, geopolitical risk has remained heightened, US corporates have shown their strength and central banks around the world have become less bullish. Ahead of another busy data week, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam gives his views on the markets at…

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