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USD Weaker After Trump Interest Rate Comments

Canadian inflation data eyed as BoC ponders more hikes It’s looking like being a quiet end to the trading week, with the only notable economic releases coming from Canada and it being one of the less eventful days of earnings season. The Canadian inflation figures will be one interesting takeaway today, after a year in…

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Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?

GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of England’s interest rate plans are questioned following some softer inflation numbers. The pound is tumbling again on Wednesday after…

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Futures Flat Ahead of Powell Testimony

Trump comments unpopular but markets steady It’s been an interesting start to trading on Tuesday, although markets are so far relatively unmoved with European indices mixed and US futures relatively flat ahead of the open. While US President Donald Trump has come under intense criticism for his comments after his meeting with Vladimir Putin, in…

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US Inflation Eyed as Markets Pare Losses

Markets higher after tariff-related losses It’s been a more positive start to trade on Thursday, with equity markets in the green and paring Wednesday’s losses as investors continue to weigh up what impact the latest trade tariffs will have on the global economy. While markets have typically reacted negatively to any escalation on trade, the…

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Trade spats continue to weigh

Investors remain concerned about trade war prospects US futures are in the red again ahead of the open on Tuesday, with the ongoing trade spats between the US and others continuing to weigh. While there haven’t been any major developments in the last 24 hours, nothing we’ve heard recently fills investors with any confidence that…

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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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FED NY: Statement from President Williams

June 18, 2018 I am pleased to be starting my tenure today as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As someone who has dedicated his career to public service, I can think of no better place from where to continue to support the nation’s economic well-being. The New York Fed…

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