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General Motors Q1 2017 earnings beat expectations
Latest of the big US companies reporting Q1 results 28 April
– adj EPS $1.70 vs $1.47 exp
– revenue $41.2bln vs $40.5bln exp
The US company reporting season continues and GM figures in line with the generally upbeat performances publis…
Spanish GDP to hit 2.7% in 2017 says de Guindos
Comments from the Spanish economy minister
The GDP numbers have been mildly tinkered, if BBG’s official forecasts data is up to speed, as it had 2017 GDP at 2.8% and 2018 at 2.3%, so one down, one up.
ECB in favouritism row over the hiring of Draghi policy adviser
Reuters with an “exclusive” from ECB sources 28 April
– ECB staff representatives are appealing against the appointment of a new policy adviser for Draghi
The peasants are revolting Mario!
Forexlive European FX News Wrap: Has Draghi finally run out of doves to set free?
Forex trading news and economic data headlines 28 April 2017
Another paint drying watching session sprung into life with the start of European GDP numbers. France kicked the match off and went down injured in the first 5 minutes with poor Q1 numbers. T…
EUR Up on Inflation Beat Despite Draghi Warning
US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Friday as we await economic data and earnings for the first quarter. It’s already been a lively start to trading in Europe where we got some surprising numbers from the UK and the euro area. Euro tests highs as inflation accelerates in April The euro […]
March 2017 Italian PPI 0.0% vs 0.3% prior m/m
March 2017 Italian PPI report 28 April 2017
Just catching up on this one. It was supposed to be out at 10.00 GMT but I got bored waiting for it so went and posted something else instead.
Dollar in Trouble Ahead of May Day
April 28: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are on the back foot; trimming their sixth consecutive monthly gain, as geopolitical worries intensifies ahead of today’s U.S GDP report for Q1 (08:30 am). U.S data is projected to show the domestic economy expanded at a +1.0% annualized rate in Q1, the weakest […]
Russia cuts key interest rate to 9.25% vs 9.5% exp
Russian central bank in surprise added cut 28 April
– 9.75% prev
News just out and it’s an unexpected degree of rate cut.
“On 28 April 2017, the Bank of Russia Board of Directors decided to reducethe
Macron puts the boot in to Le Pen’s hot streak in latest Opinionway poll
Here we go
Exciting stuff eh?
Only 5 more days of trying to jazz up these poll headlines 😉
DAX Yawns as Eurozone CPI Beats Estimate, US GDP Next
After starting the week with strong gains, the DAX has shown little movement. The index is trading at 12,446.25 in the Friday session. In the eurozone, German Retail Sales dropped to 0.1%, matching the estimate. There was positive news on the inflation front, as Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate improved to 1.9%, above the estimate of […]