With Trump and Kim meeting this Tuesday, UK Unemployment rate, US CPI, UK CPI, FOMC meeting, ECB meeting, the BOJ monetary policy meeting and so much more this week, what could be in store for the FXMajors? [shortcode-variables slug="go2_tradeideas"]  

2018-06-12 Ian Coleman Read more
UK CPI

Welcome to the first episode of our Fundamental Fun with Orbex, where we'll be looking at UK CPI! In today's look at fundamental analysis, we'll be talking about UK CPI data, and some things to keep in mind when trading around this data release. CPI stands for Consumer Price Index, which is made from averaging the change in cost for variou...

2018-05-23 Daniel John Grady Read more
Inflation, retail sales and GDP

Inflation, retail sales and GDP mark the major theme for the week ahead. The UK will be releasing the monthly inflation figures for January followed by retail sales data later in the week. The inflation data will come after the BoE voted to keep rates unchanged. Retail sales figures will be closely watched data as the previous month showed a 1.5...

2018-02-20 John Benjamin Read more
UK inflation rate remains flat

Last week’s economic data for the UK was a mixed bag. While inflation remained broadly flat compared to the previous month, wage data indicated worrying signs as employment numbers fell. This comes amid a SME survey result indicating that businesses were preparing to cut their overhead costs to keep up with the price increases. Brexit led unc...

2018-02-06 John Benjamin Read more
Uk Inflation_BoE

The April unemployment data from the UK posted a new record in April as the nation's unemployment rate fell to 4.6% marking a 12 year. The unemployment rate slipped from 4.7% in the Dec - Jan period. Despite the blockbuster headline, regular earnings fell 0.2%, three months to the year, compared to a 0.1% increase in the Dec - Feb period sugges...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
Federal Reserve_Fed_FOMC

The U.S. Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday is likely to overshadow all other economic events over the week. After nearly a month of the markets rallying in anticipation of a Fed rate hike, the markets are geared up for a second rate hike in almost a year after the initial 25 basis points increase. Across the Atlantic, the Bank of England’s me...

2016-12-12 John Benjamin Read more

Market Summary Fed member, Lael Brainard delivered a speech at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs yesterday Brainard’s comments were dovish as she maintained that the case for rate hikes was less compelling China industrial production and retail sales improve in August Germany inflation flat in August, HICP unchanged at 0.30% ...

2016-09-13 John Benjamin Read more
FOMC

Following a typically quiet summer trading week last week, with very little noteworthy data, we have the return of some key readings and events this week, chief among them the July FOMC meeting minutes. Looking For Colour On Wednesday traders hope that the minutes of the July meeting, which yielded a rather muted statement, will add further ...

2016-08-16 James Harte Read more
March FOMC Minutes

The US dollar closed the week as the second weakest currency, only next to the British pound. The US dollar fell sharply over the week but managed to recover some ground on late Friday. Data over the week included weak nonfarm productivity data for the second quarter and a flat retail sales print. Despite a weak print, gold prices settled modest...

2016-08-15 John Benjamin Read more
Recession Japan stock

Japan’s industrial production was revised higher to 0.50%. In the UK, inflation numbers were tame, rising just 0.20% on the month. US retail sales were lower than April but better than forecasts with import prices also steadily rising. Today’s Economic events Australia NAB business confidence 3 vs. 5 previously Australia NAB business co...

2016-06-14 John Benjamin Read more