FOMC meeting_Fed

The week ahead will be somewhat busy with data including the release of the FOMC meeting minutes, Eurozone flash GDP estimates, the UK's inflation and wage growth data and Australia set to report its jobs report. While trading volumes continue to remain low, the broader theme has become the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Ko...

2018-02-14 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC

The US dollar gained support on hawkish Fed minutes which saw the markets start to price in the probability of a June rate hike, which has previously been diminishing. In Japan, GDP data was modestly better than expected with the economy avoiding a technical recession. The yen was also weaker against a stronger greenback. Inflation reports acros...

2016-05-23 John Benjamin Read more
Australia Jobs

The final jobs report for the month of December 2015 will be released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics early tomorrow at 00:30 hours GMT. Expectations are dovish heading into the release, with analysts expecting to see net job growth fall -11k after rising a sturdy 71.4k in November 2015. As a result, the unemployment rate is also expected...

2016-01-13 John Benjamin Read more