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OANDA Market Beat Risk Aversion Boosts Dollar

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza reviews the major upcoming market news, macro analysis and economic indicator releases that will impact currencies, stocks other asset classes. Subscription available on iTunes https://goo.gl/TZEWRW and GooglePlay https://goo.gl/cRBk39. Tune in every Tuesday and don’t miss a beat as we cover the hottest trends impacting the markets in the week…

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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 27)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s biggest stories: US sanctions against Iran, Turkish lira collapse after steel sanctions and market reaction to UK GDP data Big revisions offset July miss on payrolls Another strong US jobs report expected…

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Dollar Higher as Risk Appetite Vanishes

The US dollar appreciated versus most major pairs on Friday. The Japanese yen outperformed the greenback as a safe haven, but all other major currencies suffered heavy losses during the week. Tense trade developments between China and the US and Friday’s drop in the Turkish lira dragged emerging and developed markets lower as US sanctions…

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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 market cap hits $1 trillion, China moves to shore up the yuan, and US job…

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Another strong US jobs report expected today

Markets pare tariff-related losses European equity markets are paring tariff-related losses at the end of the week, with indices around half a percent higher, while US futures look pretty flat ahead of the open on Wall Street and the closely watched jobs report. Trade wars have once again proven a distraction for investors this week,…

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The PBoC giveth the PBoC taketh

The PBoC giveth the Pboc taketh The  PBoC adjusts the Reserve Requirement( RR)  on FX Forwards trading from 0% (nil) to 20%  but recall in Sept 2017 the RR was pulled when the Yuan was too strong this time around the rule is back in place in a move seen as effort to restrict dollar…

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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 markets who will have to wait until the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee…

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