Shinzo Abe, BoJ, Yen

The markets will be looking to a final trading week of the year in the week leading to Christmas. After last week's events saw the Fed pushing the short term fed funds rates higher, the focus turns to GDP reports from New Zealand, U.S., UK, and Canada. A particularly slow week from the eurozone while among the central bank meetings next week, th...

2016-12-19 John Benjamin Read more
BoE

The US dollar started the week on a strong note, keeping the gains from last Friday. Investors were spooked as the reality of the Fed's decision edged closer surrounding the uncertainty of the central bank's next policy move. Economic data on Monday was very limited leaving most of the markets unchanged. In Asia, data from Japan saw producer pri...

2016-09-16 John Benjamin Read more
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The dollar fell to 18-month lows earlier today after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged. New Zealand’s quarterly GDP numbers beat forecasts, rising 0.70%. Australia’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.70%. In the UK, retail sales continued to surge. In the US, monthly consumer inflation tame! Today’s Economic events ...

2018-02-14 John Benjamin Read more