Fed

US Dollar edges back as the Euro weakens Key Notes: Australia Trade balance 123mn vs. 98mn UK, CBI reported sales 51 vs. 20 US durable goods orders m/m-0.5% vs. -0.5% US core durable goods orders m/m 0.5% vs. 0.3% US HPI m/m 0.3% vs. 0.7% S&P/CS HPI m/m 1% vs. 0.9% S&P/CS HPI y/y 5.0% vs. 4.6% Later: US PMI serv...

2015-05-26 John Benjamin Read more
August 18th

Fed Minutes a mixed bag. Greenback holds on to gains! Key Notes: Japan Markit/JMMA Manufacturing PMI 50.9 vs. 50.3 China HSBC manufacturing PMI 49.1 vs. 49.3 France Flash manufacturing PMI 49.3 vs. 48.5; services PMI 51.6 vs. 51.9 German Flash manufacturing PMI 51.4 vs. 52; services PMI 52.9 vs. 53.9 Eurozone current account 18.6b...

2015-05-21 John Benjamin Read more
November 18th

Markets await Fed minutes! Key Notes: Japan preliminary GDP q/q 0.6% vs. 0.4%; Prelim price index y/y 3.4% vs. 3.6% Australia Westpac consumer sentiment 6.4% vs. -3.2% previously German PPI m/m 0.1% vs. 0.1% BoE releases meeting minutes Switzerland ZEW Economic expectations -0.1 vs. -23.2 previously Canada Wholesale sales m/m 0....

2015-05-20 John Benjamin Read more
afternoon wrap

Key Notes: UK, Rightmove HPI m/m -0.1% vs. 1.6% previously RBA deputy governor Lowe speech Japan core machinery orders m/m 2.9% vs. 1.7% Australia new motor vehicle sales m/m -1.5% vs. 0.7% previously Japan revised industrial production m/m -0.8% vs. -0.3% Japan tertiary industry activity m/m -1% vs. -0.5% Switzerland retail sale...

2015-05-18 John Benjamin Read more
Japan

Key Notes: UK BRC retail sales monitor y/y -2.4% vs. 3.2% Australia home loans m/m 1.6% vs. 1.1% New Zealand REINZ HPI m/m 0.5% vs. 6.75% Japan leading indicators 105.5% vs. 105.5% UK manufacturing production m/m 0.4% vs. 0.4% UK industrial production m/m 0.5% vs. 0% Australia annual budget release Later: US NFIB small bus...

2015-05-12 John Benjamin Read more
Forex Daily Summary

Key Notes: Australia retail sales m/m 0.3% vs. 0.4%; Core retail sales q/q 0.7% vs. 0.8% China HSBC services PMI 52.9 vs. 52.3 previously Spain services PMI 60.3 vs. 57.4 Italy services PMI 53.1 vs. 52 France services PMI 51.4 vs. 50.8 Germany services PMI 54 vs. 54.4 Eurozone composite PMI 53.9 vs. 53.5; services PMI 54.1 vs. 53...

2015-05-06 John Benjamin Read more
Forex Daily Summary 130415

The Forex daily summary for 13 April features the following key notes: Japan Core machinery orders m/m -0.4% vs. -2.6% Japan PPI y/y 0.7% vs. 0.4% China trade balance 3.1bn vs. 43.4bn Italy industrial production m/m 0.6% vs. 0.5% The markets opened the week, tuned to the China trade balance, which on disappointing weighed in on the ...

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Daily Forex Summary

The Forex daily summary for 9 April features the following key notes: Australia AIG construction index 50.1 vs. 439 previously German industrial production m/m 0.2% vs. 0.1% Japan preliminary machine tool orders m/m 14.6% vs. 28.9% UK Halifax HPI m/m 0.4% vs. 0.1% BoE Official Bank rate, unchanged at 0.5% Canada building permits m/...

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Forex Daily Summary 070415

The Forex daily summary for 7 April features the following key notes: Australia AIG retail services index 50.2 vs. 51.7 previously Australia retail sales m/m 0.7% vs. 0.4% RBA cash rate unchanged at 2.25% Spain services PMI 57.3 vs. 56.6 Italy services PMI 51.6 vs. 51.5 Eurozone final services PMI 54.2 vs. 54.3 Eurozone Sentix in...

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Forex Daily Summary

The Forex daily summary for 6 April features the following key notes: Japan leading indicators 105.3% vs. 105.2% Spanish employment change -60.2k vs. -18.3k US Final services PMI 59.2 vs. 58.6 Later Canada Ivey PMI US non-manufacturing PMI Labor market conditions index Currency markets were thin today with not much of activ...

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