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More China Wobbles

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 27 November 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

We’ve seen a nervous session in Asia as stocks in China were hit over fresh fears of the stability of the financial sector (more clamp downs from the regulator), the Shanghai composite down more than 5%…

EURUSD faces off against event risks as Beijing cracks down

Trading commentary: Saxo Bank / 20 November 2015 / John J Hardy, Saxo Bank

The Bank of Japan announced overnight that it will announce the use of a different set of data to indicate the direction of inflation…

Mixed commodity currencies

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 20 November 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

It’s going to be a quiet end to the week with a rather bare economic calendar today…

EuroFinance host annual Chinese Cash, Treasury & Risk Management Conference in Shanghai

Events / 18 November 2015 / EuroFinance

Conference will focus on providing practical steps to seamlessly integrating China into global treasury operations…

Last FOMC minutes before hike?

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 18 November 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

The FOMC minutes to be released at 19.00 GMT are the highlight of today’s session…

USD bulls wait for confirmation this week

Trading commentary: Saxo Bank / 16 November 2015 / John J Hardy, Saxo Bank

The market impact from the late Friday Paris terror attacks has rapidly been unwound, even if the longer-term implications of these attacks will be felt for a long time outside financial markets…

Markets have been undecided

Morning commentary: Capital Spreads / 13 November 2015 / Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads

Markets have been undecided about how to interpret weak economic data and dovish central banks…

The ECB president will be speaking this morning

Daily brief: Moneycorp / 12 November 2015 / Moneycorp

The ECB president will be speaking this morning to the European parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON)…

Central bank divergence materialising

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 12 November 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

Overnight the Aussie has spiked following a big drop in unemployment with the rate falling from 6.2% to 5.9% leading to AUDUSD jumping to 0.7150…

UK jobs report in focus

Trading commentary: Currencies Direct / 11 November 2015 / Philip McHugh, Currencies Direct

Today the UK unemployment report is due out, with unemployment expected to remain unchanged at 5.4%…

Pound recovers ahead of wage growth data

UKForex: Daily commentary / 11 November 2015 / Jake Trask, UKForex

The pound has managed to recoup some of its losses after last week’s better than expected Non-Farm Payrolls from the States…

Investors took the data in their stride

Daily brief: Moneycorp / 11 November 2015 / Moneycorp

Investors took the data in their stride, balancing the good with the not-so-good. There was little reaction by the Australian dollar, which is arguably the currency most sensitive to Chinese economic news…

UK average earnings in focus

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 11 November 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

Some mixed Chinese data earlier this morning with higher than expected retail sales but lower industrial production indicates how the world’s second largest economy is shifting to a more consumer based economy…

Brexit or not to Brexit

Daily Forex Brief: FxPro / 10 November 2015 / Simon Smith, FXPro

One thing is certain and that is today the starting gun will fire leading to many months of debate over whether Brexit is in the best interests of the UK, its businesses and people….

Euroland leaders will not be overjoyed

Daily brief: Moneycorp / 10 November 2015 / Moneycorp

Euroland leaders will not be overjoyed by the prospect of another anti-austerity government rocking the boat and there must also be concern at the lack of progress on the “prior actions” in Greece that must be carried out before the bailout cash begins to flow…