UK Data Summary

Data Risks Into The BOE Heading into the March Bank of England meeting, the market is widely expecting the BOE to keep rates on hold but, a great deal of attention will be placed on the accompanying statement. With the bank having previously given hawkish signals, many traders are looking for a rate rise at the upcoming May meeting, when the ba...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
January 2018 Nonfarm payrolls

The pace of job creation in the United States remained strong in the January 2018 Nonfarm payrolls report, as the U.S. unemployment rate hovered near a 17 year low, amid a pickup in wage growth. The jobs data underlined the fact that the U.S. economy finished the first year of the month at a healthy pace with the labor market continuing to tight...

2018-03-20 John Benjamin Read more
Factory worker - September 2017 NFP

The September nonfarm payrolls data will be released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the median estimates of economists polled, the US economy is expected to add just 88k jobs during the month of September. The weak pace of job gains are attributed to the disruptions caused by the hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria. The w...

2017-10-22 John Benjamin Read more
US Flag_Department of Commerce

Many traders believe that today is a big day, and it will actually give them some clues about September Federal Reserve decision on whether to raise the interest rate again or not, depending on the upcoming Jobs Report, which will be released later today. However, this is not the case. The Federal Reserve’s decision is not connected with the Jo...

2017-09-01 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Turkey_Stock exchange_2606

There are many reports have been hovering around Turkey’s economic situation, whether before the failed coup or even after the coup. Many are saying that the economy is in a state of crisis. Yet, there are evident signs of stabilization. Crashing Currency One of the main things that everyone is talking about is the Turkish Lira, which lost ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Macron_Legislative elections_1306

After the big victory of the centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron against the riskiest far right candidate in Europe Marine Le Pen, Europe and France are facing new risks. The presidential election is behind us, and now the parliamentary elections are under way. The parliamentary elections in France began on June 11th and will end on the 18th of...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Fed_Yellen_Inflation_US

Everyone was watching the US Jobs Report on Friday, which was the most important event ahead of the Federal Reserve decision this month. The market seemed very confident that the Fed will raise the rates no matter what, given the fact that some of the economic activities have improved. However, on Friday, the estimates of a rate hike in June de...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Bank of Japan_Yen_2205

Since the beginning of the year, the Japanese Yen has been strengthening notably after the period of weakness at the end of last year. Last year USDJPY strength came on the back of the US Dollar rally as the Fed’s kicked off its policy tightening. However, this has been a negative factor for Japan. The Bank of Japan has been trying to keep the ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Jobs Reports

In the next few hours, all eyes across the board are headed toward the US once again, as we all wait for the US Jobs Report for the month of April. This report is likely to have a notable impact on the markets, whatever the outcome is. Whether if it’s good or bad outcome, in both cases, be prepared for a notable move across asset classes. Wh...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
ECB_Draghi

The European Central Bank today decided to keep the current policy unchanged including the three main rates. The ECB Refinancing Rate at record low 0.0% and the deposit rate at -0.4%. However, the statement showed some dovish remarks, which should not be a surprise, especially that the 2nd round of the French election is around the corner. The...

2017-04-27 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more