The economic calendar for the week ahead turns somewhat busy with lot of economic reports due from the world's major economies. Kicking off the week, China will be reporting on its quarterly GDP figures. The data comes following last week's strong surge in producer prices. However, with the U.S. trade tariffs uncertainty, the economy is expec...

2018-07-16 John Benjamin Read more
Australia unemployment rate falls

Summary: Australia unemployment rate falls to 5.5% in January 2018 Australian economy adds 16,000 jobs during the month A decline in full-time jobs that was offset by an increase in part-time jobs Wage growth continues to remain weak The Australian labour market conditions showed signs of strengthening in the New Year as the eco...

2018-03-23 John Benjamin Read more
forex australia_RBA

Market headlines Australia unemployment rate rises to a 4-month high at 5.80% Bank of England keeps monetary policy unchanged with interest rates at 0.50% BoE signals further stimulus is required following its final assessment in August UK PM Theresa May appoints Philip Hammond as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, replacing Ge...

2016-07-14 John Benjamin Read more