ECB FrankFurt

Economic data for the week ahead slips one notch lower, as data will primarily be focusing on the U.S. consumer price index data that is due to come out on Friday. The retail sales figures are also expected later during the same day. Elsewhere, the UK will be reporting its manufacturing and industrial production figures. Data from the Euro...

2018-01-17 John Benjamin Read more
RBNZ_Kiwi

The week ahead will see the continuation of the central bank decisions with the focus turning to the RBA and the RBNZ. Both the central banks are expected to remain on the sidelines, however, as no rate hikes are expected this week. Economic data from the US is expected to remain on the back foot following a rather busy trading week. China will...

2017-12-12 John Benjamin Read more
RBA

As the currency markets progress into the final weeks of July, the main highlights of the week include the FOMC meeting on Wednesday. The Fed is expected to keep monetary policy on hold. Investors are likely to focus on any forward guidance that will be issued by the Fed this week. Questions still remain on the pace of rate hikes as well the bal...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
Eurozone_EU Inflation

The markets head into the final week of the month and the quarter. With the June 30, Friday marking the end of the quarter ,which also coincides with the Triple Witching event, the markets could turn choppy. A busy week stands out for the US dollar while in the eurozone the flash inflation estimates will be key. Regional inflation estimates wi...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
UK Inflation

The second week of April will see the inflation theme taking over the markets with data expected from the U.S., China, and the UK. Inflation in the U.S. and the UK is expected to rise at a slower pace, while consumer prices in China are expected to accelerate at a pace of 1.1%, following a 0.8% increase previously. Fed chair, Janet Yellen is d...

2018-02-14 John Benjamin Read more