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March 10th, 2017 - Market Drivers March 10, 2017 UK Data misses USDJPY Takes out 115.00 Nikkei 1.48% Dax 0.65% Oil $49/bbl Gold $1196/oz. Europe and Asia: GBP UK MP -0.9% vs. -0.6% GBP UK Trade Balance 10.8 vs. 11.1B North America: USD Non Farm Payrolls 08:30 CAD Employment 08:30 It’s been a typically quiet NFP night in the FX market but marked by some unusual flows ...

March 9th, 2017 - Forex - ECB Over, Non-Farm Payrolls Preview Daily FX Market Roundup 03.09.17 The U.S. dollar extended its gains ahead of Friday’s non-farm payrolls report. Expectations for job growth have increased to 200K from 175K with investors positioning for a strong number. USD/JPY closed in on 115 as AUD/USD tested 75 cents and the market’s reluctance to break thes...

March 9th, 2017 - Market Drivers March 9, 2017 Chinese inflation cooler Macron leads in 1st round ECB on tap Nikkei 0.34% Dax -0.24% Oil $49/bbl Gold $1204/oz. Europe and Asia: CNY CPI 0.8% vs. 1.7% North America: ECB Rate Decision 07:45 ECB Presser 08:30 USD Weekly Jobless 08:30 CAD Capacity Utilization 08:30 It been a quiet calm night of trade in the currency ...

March 8th, 2017 - ECB Preview – Will Draghi Help or Hurt Euro? Daily FX Market Roundup 03.08.17 Thanks to strongest increase in private payrolls since April 2014, the U.S. dollar extended its gains against all of the major currencies. ADP reported a 298K rise in corporate payrolls in February, which was not only higher than the previous month but also significantly better than...

March 8th, 2017 - Market Drivers March 8, 2017 Chinese Trade turns to deficit Dollar bid continues Nikkei -0.47% Dax 0.35% Oil $53/bbl Gold $1213/oz. Europe and Asia: CNY Trade -9B vs. 25B North America: USD ADP 08:15 CAD Housing Starts 08:30 The dollar remained bid in quiet European trade today with USDJPY once again recovering the 114.00 figure while both euro and ...

March 7th, 2017 - Market Drivers March 7, 2017 RBA maintains steady tone Dollar mildly bid in Europe Nikkei -0.17% Dax 0.13% Oil $53/bbl Gold $1223/oz. Europe and Asia: AUD RBA Keep rates steady 1.5% EUR GDP North America: USD Trade Balance 08:30 CAD Trade Balance 08:30 CAD Ivey PMI 10:00 The dollar caught a bid in early European trade today with USDJPY clearing the ...

March 6th, 2017 - Will the Strong AUD Worry RBA? Daily FX Market Roundup 03.06.17 It has been a quiet start to what will surely be a busy week in the foreign exchange market. There are two monetary policy announcements, China’s trade balance, Canada and the U.S.’ labor market reports on the calendar. USD/JPY remains stuck near 114 and its inability to rally is surprising so...

March 6th, 2017 - Market Drivers March 6, 2017 Alain Juppe rules out running EUR tumbles Risk aversion weighs on USDJPY Nikkei -0.46% Dax -0.50% Oil $53/bbl Gold $1232/oz. Europe and Asia: AUD AU Retail Sales 0.4% vs. 0.4% EUR EU Retail PMI 49.9 vs. 50.1 North America: USD Factory Orders 08:30 The euro went for a ride on the first trading day of the week popping to a h...

March 3rd, 2017 - What Could Derail the Dollar Rally? Daily FX Market Roundup 03.03.17 What a great week it has been for the U.S. dollar! The greenback took in gains against all of the major currencies, rising more than 2% versus sterling, the New Zealand and Canadian dollars. Key levels were broken all around with EUR/USD testing 1.05, USD/JPY hitting 114.50 GBP/USD cracking 1....

March 3rd, 2017 - Market Drivers March 3, 2017 UK PMI Services misses EUR perks up on Macron Jupe news Nikkei -0.49% Dax -0.21% Oil $52/bbl Gold $1228/oz. Europe and Asia: GBP UK PMI Services 53.3 vs. 54.1 EUR EU Retail Sales 1.2% vs. 1.6% North America: USD ISM Non Manufacturing 10:00 USD Yellen and Fischer speak 13:00 Cable continued it slide lower in morning Lond...

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