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OANDA Market Insights Podcast

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week Carney cagey on rate rise, markets avert Syria jitters and Trump warns OPEC. USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Drifting Ahead of CPI, Retail Sales GBP Slides as Carney Backtracks on May…


ECB Optimistic But Cautious

The euro rose to a day’s high on Thursday shortly after the European Central Bank (ECB) released minutes of its January meeting.The currency hit $1.23085 at around 12:30 p.m. London time (7:30 a.m. ET) but it eased some of that strength a few minutes later.ECB minutes showed that inflation, the most important economic indicator at…



Yield-o-Mania Global yields ratcheted higher after a stronger than expected jump on Germany’s PPI which bolsters the hotter than expected comprehensive inflation narrative. But it was the jump in US 2-year note yields that provided the extra boost to the US dollar as shorter-dated tenors provides investors with better goalposts for determining how the market…


A day of calm

A day of calm Equity markets have begun the week on a somewhat positive not picking up from Friday rebound as bargain hunters have returned on the first sign of stability. I guess if you owned a stock for fundamental reasons seven days ago and its 5 % lower this week, why not add to…


Dollar Bears Yield to higher interest rates

Dollar Bears  Yield to higher interest rates There has been a pause for thought in the bearish dollar trend after an enigmatic spike in US Treasury yields yesterday sent dollar bears heading for shelter while leaving a sea of red in their wake across FX markets. The higher US ten-year yield has triggered risk reduction…


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ECB meeting, real world Brexit ramifications and more [Video]

After the BOE said its word, it’s time for the other side of the divorce to weigh in. Draghi will meet the press amid Brexit risks, problems with banks in his own country and stubbornly low inflation. Will he try to weaken the euro? Apart from that, we have some hard data from the UK […]

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