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EU Tariffs to US Start Friday

European Union tariffs on products from the United States will go into effect on Friday. The European Commission announced Wednesday that it had approved initial retaliatory tariffs on US exports worth €2.8 billion ($3.2 billion). The tariffs will hit American products including motorcycles, orange juice, bourbon, peanut butter, motor boats, cigarettes and denim. They are…

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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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Risk off moves supported by tit-for-tat trade dispute

Tuesday June 19: Five things the markets are talking about The trade dispute between the two economic superpowers, U.S and China, is getting ugly very quickly and has triggered a global sell-off of riskier assets and flight toward safe haven assets. The fallout is pressuring global equities and providing support for U.S treasuries, gold and…

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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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Dollar rises on falling risk appetite

Monday June 18: Five things the markets are talking about Global trade is again top of capital markets agenda, as dealers and investors are now officially worried about the intensifying confrontation between the U.S and China. Global equities are trading under pressure over the escalating protectionist standoff between the two largest economies, along with crude…

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Dollar Higher After Fed Hike and Dovish ECB

The US dollar gained against all major pairs this week. A hawkish Fed and a dovish European Central Bank (ECB) gave the edge to the American currency. Donald Trump scored diplomacy points in Singapore by meeting with North Korean leader Kim. Trade war fears were once again at the forefront as the Trump administration announced…

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