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Asia Market update : China data


"TGIF China GDP The markets continue to shudder as political turbulence ferments, key tier one China data was just released which will offer little solace to risk sentiment as the GDP is 0.1% lower tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 04:58
Taggar: economy, market

This Firm Wants Legacy Financial Players Trading Cryptocurrencies


"Over the last few months, there’s been a lot of talk about institutional money coming into the digital asset economy. On Tuesday, the institutional-grade cryptocurrency trading platform Caspian..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 05:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, currency trading, economy, financial, trading

How a Left-for-Dead, $0.22 Crypto Asset Became a Lifeline for Activists


"A tiny cryptocurrency named faircoin is providing an underground economy across the world."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 06:00
Taggar: currency, economy

Asia Market Update :echoes of October past


"Asia Markets  Asia shares are trading this morning led my losses on the Nikkei which is down 1.4 % ahead of a supplementary budget but the usual themes are weighing on local sentiment. Concerns over C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 04:53
Taggar: economy, market, rate, share, shares, trading

Daily Markets Broadcast ? 2018-10-15


"2018-1-15 Wall Street suffers biggest weekly fall since March US indices rebounded Friday but still faced hefty losses in the week. Buoyant earnings reports from some banks on Friday failed to prevent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 04:08
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, report

Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus


"On Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company?s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy?s ?biggest players? participated. Since Blocks..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, rate

An In-Depth Look at the Keepkey Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet


"Keeping cryptocurrencies safe is a fundamental part of participating in the digital economy, and hardware wallets have become popular security solutions. These days there is a slew of devices on the m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-13 19:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

EUR/USD Reverses Movement on Friday, Goes Down


"EUR/USD reversed its movement today, going down after rising earlier during the week. Market analysts explained it by the rally of the dollar caused by the jump of&#..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-12 16:34
Taggar: dollar, economy, market

US President Trump Warns China on Trade


"U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Thursday there was much more he could do that would hurt China?s economy further, showing no signs of backing off an escalating trade war with Beijing. President..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:39
Taggar: economy, rate

Oil update : Batten down the hatches


"Oil traded above $74 a barrel on concerns Hurricane Michael in the U.S. may exacerbate a supply crunch, while the International Energy Agency warned higher prices may put the world economy at risk. Fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 04:34
Taggar: economy, oil

Yuan has the doomy 7 in sights


"(Bloomberg) — Bets are mounting that China?s currency will slide to a level not seen since the global financial crisis, as the government tries to shield the economy from a trade war. The notion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 03:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, financial

Dallas Fed Chief Says Bond Market Sending Pessimistic Signal on US Growth


"The bond market is sending a pessimistic signal about the longer-term prospects of the U.S. economy, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said Tuesday. All eyes on Wall Street have been tune..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 18:54
Taggar: economy, inflation, market

IMF cuts global growth forecasts


"The International Monetary Fund has cut its global growth forecasts as trade tensions between the U.S. and trading partners have started to hit economic activity worldwide. The IMF said the global eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 12:15
Taggar: economy, point, trading

?Negative Interest? Is the Latest Government Scheme to Deter Saving


"Sweden?s central bank has introduced a controversial new measure that will deter its citizens from saving. The oxymoronic ?negative interest? now paid out on tax accounts is technically designed to st..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-07 11:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy

Gold Higher on Dollar Stumble


"Gold rose on Friday taking advantage of a miss on the monthly U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report. The US economy added 130,000 jobs with market forecasts near 200,000 positions added in September. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 17:47
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, market, report

Brazil Election Short Guide


"Brazil’s upcoming presidential election is widely expected to be its most polarized vote since returning to democracy three decades ago. The country’s most popular politician is in jail, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 15:51
Taggar: economy

ADP employment increased by 230,000 in September


"Job growth surged in September to its highest level in seven months as the economy put up another show of strength, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. Private compan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 14:36
Taggar: economy, report

Steady growth continues in UK services sector


"Britain?s services sector kept up its steady growth in September but uncertainty about the economy remained high six months ahead of Brexit, a business survey showed on Wednesday. The IHS Markit/CIPS..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 13:53
Taggar: economy

Risk off tone helping gold prices


"Asian stocks fell, with MSCI?s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan declining more than 1.5 percent after a steady start, as cautious views on the global economy curbed risk sentiment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 10:22
Taggar: economy, gold, share, shares

Gold is punching higher as risk fades


"Oct 2 (Reuters) – Gold prices rose on Tuesday as risk appetite faded Asian stocks fell, with MSCI?s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan declining 1 percent after a steady start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 07:42
Taggar: economy, gold, share, shares

Trade War Concerns Affected U.S. and Euroland Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Indices Equally in September


"In September, the ISM-Compiled factory PMI index fell 1.5 points to 61.3, while the IHS-compiled euro area PMI dropped 1.4 points to 54.6. The manufacturing sectors continued to improve, but the lower..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 18:13
Taggar: economy, point, rate

USMCA to take Effect on H2 2019


"The new trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada could go into effect from the second half of 2019, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Monday. ?I think that it cou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 16:29
Taggar: economy

LINE Announces 5 Dapps in Push to Build Its Token Economy


"LINE announced it would introduce a number of dapps in the coming weeks as part of an overarching effort to build up its own token economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 16:40
Taggar: economy

PR: CrowdForce Launches ICO For Blockchain Based Agency Banking & Data Collection Platform


"94% of Transactions are done offline and 3 billion people are underbanked and unbanked in Emerging Markets ?CrowdForce? Announces Launching of ICO For Their Blockchain Based Agency Banking & Data..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, market

U.S Q2 GDP growth unrevised


"U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter at its fastest pace in nearly four years as previously estimated, putting the economy on track to hit the Trump administration?s goal of 3 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:01
Taggar: economy, rate

Gold rises after limited impact from Fed hike


"As expected the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year on Wednesday and left intact its plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, as it forecast that the U.S. economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 07:33
Taggar: economy, rate

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Dip Again Forming Consolidated Support


"Just when cryptocurrency prices were starting to look better, digital asset markets shaved around $19 billion USD off the entire crypto-economy. Today the cryptocurrency ecosystem?s 1,900+ coins have..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 17:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

Markets Update: Despite Negative Headlines ? Crypto-Prices Continue to Rise


"A few days ago digital asset markets saw some good gains pushing the entire crypto-economy up past $229 billion. Both bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC) had nice percentage spikes with BCH up 1..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-23 17:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, market

Turkey Finance Minister Embraces ICO Hype for Already Troubled Economy


"If regional Turkish media is to be believed, no less than the country?s Minister of Finance (Finmin), Berat Albayrak, has proposed looking into the wildcat world of initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 09:50
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, finance, report

89.3 MONEY FM Singapore :OANDA Trading Podcast discussing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s third term win


"Stephen Innes, Head of Trading APAC at Oanda walks through what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s third term win means for Japan?s economy and its currency, plus a break down of oil prices. 89.3 MONEY..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 06:44
Taggar: currency, economy, oil, trading

Messaging Giant LINE Unveils Ambitious Plan for Crypto Token Economy


"LINE has revealed new details of its plan to launch a crypto-token economy by the end of this year. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 06:31
Taggar: economy

Kiwi jumps on strongest growth in two years


"Kiwi higher as Q2 growth beats forecasts New Zealand recorded its best quarter-on-quarter growth in Q2 as the economy expanded 1.0%, a faster pace than the 0.8% growth economists had expected. On an a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 05:58
Taggar: economy, kiwi, report

US-China trade war, yesterday?s news.?


"US-China trade war, yesterday’s news.? The US stock markets catapulted to a new record high on Thursday as investors continued to sidestep fears over the escalating global trade war and instead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 01:24
Taggar: economy, market

The morning after


"The morning after US equity market has wholly shrugged off yesterday’s back and forth on US-China trade, as the robust US economy continues to sway investors. However, when we look back at the 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 02:40
Taggar: economy, market

Italy to stick to euro budget rules


"Italy’s economy minister is expected to prevent Italy’s 2016 budget deficit from rising above 1.6 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), an Italian newspaper reported..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 15:35
Taggar: economy, report

All Brexit outcomes will come at an economic cost


"All “likely” Brexit outcomes will entail a financial hit for the U.K. economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Monday. But, it said, a disorderly “no-deal” scen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 15:32
Taggar: economy, financial, trading

Markets Update: Short Term Recovery ? Is a Bullish Reversal in Sight?


"Cryptocurrency prices are back on the mend after a great majority of digital assets plunged last week losing 10-20 percent or more in value. Since then, the digital currency economy has regained some..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 18:30
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, currency, economy, market

New French Law Sets Out Guidelines For ICOs


"After slashing taxes on profits made from cryptocurrency trading by more than half, France has now implemented a new legal framework for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Is Europe?s third largest econom..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 06:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, economy, forex, profit, trading

Bitcoin Cash Can Scale Exponentially and Support the Global Economy


"For well over a year now the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) protocol has shown quite a bit of capability as far as on-chain scaling is concerned. The creator of Bitcoin knew that the technology had to expand in s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 02:45
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Aussie rallies after strong jobs data


"Aussie jumped after the economy added more jobs, while the US dollar extended its slide on hopes of more talks at the US-China trade war negotiating table.   Australia labor market remains strong Aust..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 05:31
Taggar: aussie, dollar, economy, market

Italy?s 5-Star denies threatening economy minister over budget


"Italy?s 5-Star Movement denied on Wednesday that it had threatened to ask for Economy Minister Giovanni Tria?s resignation unless he approved billions in spending next year for its flagship campaign p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 14:50
Taggar: economy

China to seek closer Russia ties as US eyes more tariffs


"U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are going to lead to a “substantial improvement” between China and its neighbor Russia, the former People’s Bank of China (PBOC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, point

What next for Sweden?


"Sweden?s general election has produced a close and inconclusive result, with just 28,000 votes separating the two coalitions that have ruled the Nordics? biggest economy in recent years. Expect days &..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 14:51
Taggar: economy

Difficult Session in Asia but European Markets Are Higher


"Share prices fell 1.4% in Hong Kong, 1.2% in China and India, 1.1% in Taiwan, 0.7% in New Zealand, and 0.4% in Indonesia and Singapore. The Japanese Nikkei rose only 0.3% despite a significant upward..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 14:14
Taggar: economy, share

A complex matrix of confusion.


"A complex matrix of confusion. Establishing views on cross assets classes on Monday morning is becoming increasingly difficult. The tricky environment I am looking at today Emerging market issues are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 02:16
Taggar: economy, market

Markets Update: Traders Uncertain of the Next Crypto Market Cycle


"Cryptocurrency markets today are seeing a touch of recovery after digital asset prices suffered from some significant losses over the past few days. The entire virtual currency economy has consolidate..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-09 16:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, market, trading

U.S job growth surges; annual wage growth largest in 9-years


"U.S. job growth accelerated in August, with wages notching their largest annual increase in nine years, strengthening views the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration?s escalating trad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:46
Taggar: economy, rate

US jobs data eyed as Trump turns focus to Japan


"Is strong jobs growth and moderate wages a good balance for Trump? US futures are trading a little lower ahead of the open on Friday, as we await the latest jobs report from the world?s largest econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:09
Taggar: economy, rate, report, trading

Markets Update: Shorts Continue to Rise as Bearish Sentiment Ensues


"Cryptocurrency markets have lost considerable value since our last markets update three days ago. The entire digital currency economy of roughly 1900+ assets has lost $35 billion since then, and a gre..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 18:10
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

Is Brazil the next crisis in EM?


"An upcoming presidential election in Latin America’s biggest economy has the spill-over potential to dramatically impact emerging markets, strategists told CNBC this week. Brazil is set to hold..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 15:55
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Ramaphosa says South Africa to recover from recession soon


"South Africa will soon recover from recession, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday in his first reaction to news that undermines his effort to revive the economy and attract investment after a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 15:12
Taggar: economy, investment

Malaysia?s 3.25% Overnight Policy Rate Not Changed after Latest Review


"A statement released by Malaysia’s Monetary Policy Committee projects that inflation, which was at 0.9% in July, will move higher but sees core CPI holding pretty stable. Officials foresee Malay..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 21:25
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation

Aussie jumps as growth quickens in second quarter


"Q2 GDP growth ahead of estimates Growth in the Australian economy accelerated in the second quarter, rising 3.4% from a year earlier, confounding economists? estimates of a slowdown to 2.8%. On a quar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 05:57
Taggar: economy, rate

Indonesian Rupiah hits the skids


"Brace yourselves: there may be more pain to come for Indonesia?s rupiah. Analysts say the currency of Southeast Asia?s biggest economy is set to breach the level of 15,000 per dollar for the first tim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 08:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, financial

China?s yuan surges as PMI data beats estimates


"Yuan advances versus the dollar first time in four days The release of China?s August PMI data confirmed that the Chinese economy appears to be robust, despite the ongoing tariff wars with the US. Man..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 05:21
Taggar: dollar, economy, market

Weekly US Jobless Claims Rise by 3,000


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a robust labor market that should keep the economy on a strong growth path this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 14:52
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

Rising oil prices a risk for India?s economy


"The Indian economy is in for a rough ride, with rising oil prices set to continue weighing on its already-weakened currency, widen its deficit, and affect its growth outlook. Rebounding oil prices ? a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 16:34
Taggar: currency, economy, oil

Pangolin Miner Claims 16nm ASIC Miner Will Compete With 7nm Machines


"Over the last few weeks, we?ve been reporting on the wide variety of new cryptocurrency miners entering the digital asset economy. Some of these newly created miners are bringing faster processing pow..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 20:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, report

Bitcoin Mining is Big Business in Montana: US Senator Works to Protect Industry


"Bonner and Butte, Montana are home to two of the largest bitcoin mining facilities in North America. They?re also subject to a major energy producer in the state, the Colstrip power plant, which is du..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 10:45
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Blockchain Survival Show Blockbattle to Premiere on Asia Economy TV


"Asia Economy TV plans to broadcast a new blockchain survival television show called ?Blockbattle ? Who?s the Next Satoshi? on October 19, showcasing a variety of crypto-development teams from all arou..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 07:15
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies See Some Small Gains This Weekend


"Over the past few days, a good portion of cryptocurrency assets have been increasing in value. In fact, this Saturday, August 25, 19 out of the top 20 digital assets have seen gains in the past 24 hou..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-25 19:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

Fed Members Divided on Rate Hike Path


"he Federal Reserve should stop raising interest rates now because the economy is showing no signs of inflation surging and is expected to slow next year after the effects of fiscal stimulus wear off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:51
Taggar: bull, economy, inflation, rate

Fed Chair Powell Sticks to Gradual Hike Path


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday defended the U.S. central bank?s push to raise interest rates as healthy for the economy and signaled more hikes were coming despite President Donald T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:46
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

ECB Minutes Show Concerns for Trade Protectionism


"Protectionism and the threat of a global trade war are the biggest risks to the euro zone economy but growth for now remains firmly on the path seen earlier, European Central Bank policymakers conclud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:39
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, share

US Home Sales Fall in July


"Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly fell in July to a nine-month low in a sign the housing market was cooling and could give less support to the overall economy. The Commerce Department..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:20
Taggar: economy, home sales, market, rate

US Yearly Jobs Gain to be Revised Upward


"The U.S. economy likely created 43,000 more jobs in the 12 months through March than previously estimated, the Labor Department said on Wednesday. The marginal increase, which the Labor Department sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 19:41
Taggar: economy, margin

Saudi Arabia Cancels Aramco IPO Plans


"Saudi Arabia has scrapped its plans to list shares of its state-owned energy giant Aramco on stock exchanges, Reuters reports. The initial public offering was poised to be the largest ever and was at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 19:38
Taggar: economy, report, share, shares

Trump wants Fed?s help on economy


"U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ?not thrilled? with the Federal Reserve under his own appointee, Chairman Jerome Powell, for raising interest rates and said the U.S. central bank sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:11
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Consolidate After Failing to Surpass Resistance


"Cryptocurrency prices have seen some recovery after our last markets update four days ago when a large majority of digital assets lost quite a bit of value. Since then, and more so over the last 48 ho..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-19 02:25
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, currency, economy, market

Mexican Economy Minister Says NAFTA Deal by End of Month Possible


"The U.S., Mexico and Canada have a good opportunity to reach a Nafta agreement this month, and getting there will depend on the political flexibility of the Trump administration, according to the top..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 16:56
Taggar: economy

Higher inflation could stem the Pound?s 10-day slide


"AUD/USD hits lowest in 19-months Further signs that China?s economy may be slowing helped push the Australian dollar to its lowest level since January 2017, with the antipodean currency poised for its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 10:13
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, economy, trading

Aussie drops on hints of potential China slowdown


"AUD/USD hits lowest in 19-months Further signs that China?s economy may be slowing helped push the Australian dollar to its lowest level since January 2017, though the fall was cushioned somewhat by a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 05:54
Taggar: aussie, dollar, economy, trading

Stocks Recover as Turkish Lira Woes Take a Pause


"World share markets rebounded on Tuesday as Turkey?s lira pulled out of a recent nosedive and reassuring data from Germany helped offset the latest wobbles in China?s giant economy. After three weeks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 19:54
Taggar: economy, market, pound, share

Turkey must ensure independence of central bank


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkey on Monday to ensure the independence of its central bank as other senior officials said that Turkey?s economic woes were causing great concern. The Turkish..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 18:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy

Euro touches lowest in more than a year as Turkey effect continues


"Turkey says it has an action plan The EUR touched a 13-month low versus the US dollar as trading got underway this week, with markets preparing for more turmoil involving the Turkish lira. The seeming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 04:20
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, market, oil, trading

An In-Depth Look at the Cryptocurrency Economy?s ?Stablecoin? Trend


"Back in the early days, cryptocurrency enthusiasts used to laugh at the thought of a stable cryptocurrency pegged to a specific fiat currency like the US dollar. Although nowadays things have changed..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 02:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, currency trade, dollar, economy

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Consolidate After Some Volatility


"Cryptocurrencies markets have been volatile and very indecisive over the last 48-hours as the entire digital asset economy lost billions in value since US regulators postponed their decision concernin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-11 23:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, currency trade, currency trading, economy, market, trading

More Volatile Global Markets as Concern Mounts about Turkey


"Turkey commands the spotlight of global financial markets this Friday. Talks broke down between the U.S. and Turkey over the latter’s continuing detention of an American evangelical pastor, whic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 15:19
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, inflation, market, rate

The ICO Market Has Hit the Brakes


"The ICO economy succumbed to a dramatic decline in Q2 of this year. Such was the extent of the slump that its pushed the average ROI for ICOs into the red for the first time since records began. New f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 05:25
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, market

Fed Barkin Says Gradually Raising Rates a Sensible Approach


"The U.S. economy is strong enough to warrant further interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said on Wednesday. In a speech on the U.S. economy, Barkin arg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 19:16
Taggar: economy, rate

China Introduces 20% Margin on Yuan Futures


"China has tightened controls on trading in its yuan to discourage speculators after a decline against the dollar amid a tariff dispute with Washington fueled fears of a damaging outflow of capital fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 17:13
Taggar: dollar, economy, trading

Aussie moves higher as RBA holds rates at record low


"AUD/USD breaks above 0.7400 The RBA held rates steady for the 21st time, a move that had been unanimously expected, keeping them at record lows as it targets sustainable growth and achieving the infla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 10:20
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Markets Update: Bears Claw Billions Off Digital Currency Valuations


"Cryptocurrencies tumbled once again today in value as a great majority of digital assets are seeing losses this Saturday. Since our last markets update the entire digital currency economy shaved anoth..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-05 04:15
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

Fed Minutes Will Reveal More Details on Monetary Policy Says Pimco


"The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and released a statement on 1 August that made only minor changes to reflect the more upbeat U.S. economy since the Fed?s June meeting. Despite the lack..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 18:29
Taggar: economy, rate

UK Manufacturing Slows to 16 Month Low Ahead of BoE Decision


"U.K. manufacturing growth slowed more than expected last month, casting doubt on the strength of the economy as Bank of England policy makers hold their crunch meeting. IHS Markit?s Purchasing Manager..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:49
Taggar: bank, economy, report

Mexican NAFTA Negotiators Optimistic About Deal in Coming Days


"Mexican negotiators are optimistic about the possibility of getting a NAFTA deal and are hopeful of progress in coming days, the country?s deputy economy minister said ahead of a second ministerial me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:41
Taggar: economy

USD/CAD Loonie Higher on Strong Monthly GDP


"The Canadian dollar appreciated versus the US on Tuesday after the stronger than expected monthly GDP report. The Canadian economy expanded at a 0.5 percent rate in May versus the anticipated 0.3 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 15:50
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, report

PR: Coinloan Opens Platform to Bridge Gap Between Lenders and Borrower


"CoinLoan, an Estonia-based startup, has launched a crypto-to-fiat lending platform where cryptocurrency is used as collateral. From now on, crypto-backed loans are available for users all over the wor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, market

Dollar Mixed Ahead of Busy Week in the Market


"The US dollar is mixed on Friday against major pairs. The US economy grew at a 4.1 percent pace on the second quarter according to the first estimate. The number came in right on the forecast which ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 22:41
Taggar: dollar, economy

EUR/USD Recovers, Unfazed by Solid US GDP


"EUR/USD dropped during the current trading session but has bounced by now. Even the solid gross domestic product report in the United States, which showed the fastest gro..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 16:52
Taggar: currency, currency pair, economy, report, trading

US Dollar Falls After GDP Meets Expectations


"The dollar dipped and Treasuries gained after data showed the U.S. economy expanded at a pace just shy of economists? expectations in the second quarter. American equity futures pared gains. U.S. GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 15:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

US GDP Grows 4.1% For Best Pace in 4 years


"Gross domestic product grew at a solid 4.1 percent pace in the second quarter, its best pace since 2014, boosting hopes that the economy is ready to break out of its decade-long slumber. The number ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 15:26
Taggar: economy, investment

U.S. Economy grew 4.1% rate in Q2


"The U.S economy grew at the strongest pace in nearly four-years during Q2, supported by a rebound in consumer spending, exports and firm business investment. Q2 GDP rose at a seasonally and inflation-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 14:39
Taggar: economy, inflation, investment, rate

The Iranian Government Is Preparing to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency


"The government of Iran is preparing to launch its own cryptocurrency, according to state-controlled media reports. The intended purpose of the new Iranian govcoin is to help the country skirt the inte..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 03:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, market, report

China Announces Fiscal Stimulus and Tech Stocks Rise on Google


"World shares hit their highest in a month on Tuesday, as China promised fiscal action to support the world?s second-largest economy and stellar results from internet giant Alphabet underpinned tech st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 15:59
Taggar: economy, share, shares

EU Economy Slows Down in Q3


"Flash PMI survey data indicated that the eurozone economy lost momentum again at the start of the third quarter after a brief rebound in June. Although the rate of growth remained relatively robust in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 15:51
Taggar: economy, rate

German PMI Rises in July


"July saw a further pick-up in the rate of growth of Germany?s private sector economy from a 20-month low in May to a five-month high, driven by a stronger increase in manufacturing output. New order g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 15:50
Taggar: economy, rate

U.S dollar boosted by higher Treasury yields


"Tuesday July 24: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, Euro bourses along with U.S equity futures have edged a tad higher on the back of a plethora of positive corporate earnings boosti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 12:28
Taggar: economy, market, rate

G20 Asks FATF to Clarify AML Standards for Cryptocurrencies


"Financial ministers and central bankers from the G20 states met over the weekend in Argentina to discuss the challenges for the global economy. They reiterated their position that cryptocurrencies do..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 20:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, economy, financial, rate

Narrow Spread on Rates Suggest Market is Not Buying into Growth


"Despite two hikes of the Federal Funds rate this year, ranging between 1.75 percent and 2 percent, long-term rates have not kept pace, causing the yield curve to flatten and stoking fears of a recessi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 20:25
Taggar: economy, rate

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Bulls Continue to Charge


"Over the past few days, cryptocurrency markets have been showing bullish gains after a few small retractions during the weekend. At the moment the entire digital asset economy is valued at $285Bn whil..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, currency, economy, market

Trade and currency wars a market threat


"Monday July 23: Five things the markets are talking about A new week starts with equities under pressure as capital markets digest warnings from G20 finance ministers about the impact of protectionism..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 12:24
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Vietnam?s Central Bank Thinks Cryptocurrency Miners Should Be Banned


"According to regional reports, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has agreed with a proposal to ban imported cryptocurrency mining machines in order to keep the digital currency economy tethered tightly..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 22:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, report

Japanese PM Reaffirms Autos are No Threat to US Security


"Japan?s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday imports of Japanese automobiles pose no threat to U.S. national security, vowing to convince President Donald Trump not to impose tariffs that could da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 18:51
Taggar: economy

PR: Cozystay Implements Blockchain Technology in the Vacation Rental Sharing Economy


"Vancouver, BC, Canada - Cozystay Holdings Inc. (Cozystay?) is excited to announce its partnership with Singapore-based Share Everything Lab Pte. Ltd. (SEL) to bring blockchain technology to the vacati..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, share

Aussie soars on stellar jobs data


"Jobs added in June beat estimates by a mile The Australian economy added a massive 50.9k jobs in June, well above economists? forecasts of a 17.0k increase and the biggest monthly gain since November..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 05:12
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY advances to six month high post-testimony


"Economy faces years of strong jobs growth in a low inflation environment The dollar continued to push higher in Asian trading, building on gains made in the previous session after Fed Chairman Powell?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 08:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, trading

Commodities Weekly: Oil tumbles on supply/demand dynamics


"Oil has been the biggest mover this week with the US-China trade war continuing to undermine the global demand outlook, despite an upbeat assessment of the US economy by Fed Chairman Powell. Gold is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 08:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, oil

Goldilocks economy warrants a Goldilocks Federal Reserve chairperson.


"Goldilocks economy warrants a Goldilocks Federal Reserve chairperson. U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, extending a recent upswing after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, appearing before th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 01:42
Taggar: bank, economy, gold

Markets Update: Bitcoin Bulls Charge Forward


"Cryptocurrencies are seeing some good gains over the past two days after market capitalizations lost billions last weekend. Over the last six days, the entire digital asset economy has seen an increas..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 20:55
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, bull, currencies, currency, economy, market

US Retail Sales Rise in June


"U.S. retail sales rose solidly in June as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, cementing expectations for robust economic growth in the second quarter. Signs of a st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 18:33
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, retail sales

Chinese Economic Cool Downs Ahead of Trade War Impact


"China’s huge economy is cooling just as trade tensions with the United States are heating up. The world’s second-biggest economy grew by 6.7% in the second quarter of the year. That was sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 18:31
Taggar: economy, rate

IMF Warns Trade War Could Cost Global Economy $430B


"Rising trade tensions between the United States and the rest of the world could cost the global economy $430bn (£324bn), with America ?especially vulnerable? to an escalating tariff war, the Internati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 18:19
Taggar: economy

China GDP growth slows in Q2


"China Q2 GDP growth as expected, though lower than Q1 In this morning?s China data dump, Q2 GDP growth came in as expected but industrial production disappointed. The Chinese economy grew 6.7% y/y in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 08:24
Taggar: economy, industrial production, point

Three Russian Universities Add Crypto Courses and Diplomas


"More academic institutions in Russia are starting educational courses and even postgraduate programs in crypto and blockchain technologies. Three universities will be teaching related subjects like cr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-15 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Trade ,earnings ,teapots and the US dollar


"Trade, earnings, teapots and the US dollar Strong domestic growth and on-target core inflation continue to suggest the US economy is in that happy place,  but this week’s US economic data will b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-15 14:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, market

PR: W12 ? a Platform Raising New Generation of Smart Contracts ? Winner at the World Blockchain Forum (NYC)


"W12 offers a completely new approach to thedevelopment of blockchain technology,smart contracts and the crypto economy, the adoptionof which can massively affectexisting traditional infrastructure in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Fed?s Mester Says US Economy Can Handle Two More Rate Hikes


"Members of the Federal Reserve are telegraphing two more rate hikes this year, with Federal Open Market Committee voting member Loretta Mester on Wednesday repeating the central bank’s expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:38
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

US Inflation Eyed as Markets Pare Losses


"Markets higher after tariff-related losses It?s been a more positive start to trade on Thursday, with equity markets in the green and paring Wednesday?s losses as investors continue to weigh up what i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 13:25
Taggar: economy, market

Government Investigator Says ?Darwinian? Selection Led to Dominant Cryptocurrencies


"The Deputy Governor of the Bank of France, Jean-Pierre Landau, also named  ?Mister Bitcoin? by the French government, submitted a report to Bruno Lemaire, the French Minister of Finance and Economy. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 15:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, economy, finance, report

BitGo Adds 57 Ethereum Tokens In Largest-Ever Custody Service Expansion


"Bitcoin veterans are jumping into the token economy with new licenses and custody options. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 06:05
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Bitcoin Graffiti: How the Economic Revolution Has Painted the Streets


"As bitcoin and the idea of decentralized technologies continue to disrupt the economy there’s been a new wave of artists that use the cryptocurrency’s symbolism in many different ways. Som..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 18:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

China Seeks Closer Ties With Europe After US Tariffs


"China is looking to the European Union as its new best friend amid trade frictions with the United States. Prime Minister Li Keqiang met eastern and central European leaders in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Sat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 15:36
Taggar: economy

Kuroda says BOJ sticking to game plan


"BOJ to adjust policy to achieve price target In a speech today, BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda vowed to continue to expand the monetary base to maintain the economy?s momentum in order to achieve the BO..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 08:19
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Trade Uncertainty Hits Dollar?s Confidence


"Trade Uncertainty Hits Dollar Confidence The US dollar fell against major pairs on Friday despite a strong June jobs report due to the impending start of tariffs against Chinese goods and the retaliat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 23:33
Taggar: dollar, economy, report

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Rebound During the First Week of July


"Cryptocurrency markets are doing better this week since our last markets update as the entire digital asset economy is now valued at around $270.4Bn. Most digital currencies are up between 7-25 percen..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 23:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

USD Lower After Strong Jobs Report


"The dollar fell on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected in June, but a closely-watched inflation gauge ? wage growth ? rose less than forecast, while the unemploym..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 15:57
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, rate

EU Trade Commissioner Worried About Tariff Escalation


"European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said in a tweet on Friday that she was worried about the tit-for-tat tariff hikes between the United States and China, and warned about where the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 15:51
Taggar: economy

Europe?s Top Speed Trading Firm Flow Traders Joins the Crypto-Economy


"This week one of Europe?s largest speed trading platforms and exchange-traded fund (ETFs) dealers, Flow Traders NV, announced the firm is entering the cryptocurrency space by offering bitcoin and ethe..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 00:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, economy, trading

BoE Carney Warns Trump that More Tariffs Would Hurt US


"The governor of the Bank of England has warned Donald Trump that further escalation of US trade disputes around the world would damage the American economy most, with potential to lower US growth by a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:22
Taggar: bank, economy

BoE Governor Confident in UK Economic Growth


"The Bank of England governor now has more confidence in the UK economy, in a speech which could stoke expectations of an interest rate rise in August. Mark Carney said recent data had given him “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:20
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Ifo Chief Says German Trade Surplus is Becoming Toxic


"Germany exporting more than it imports is becoming a big problem for its economy, a director from the country?s closely-watched Ifo Institute said Wednesday. ?(The trade surplus) is turning out to be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 16:23
Taggar: economy

UK Economic Growth Boosted by Service Sector


"Evidence that the UK economy has bounced back from a soft patch in the opening months of 2018 has emerged after a closely watched survey of the services sector showed stronger than expected activity l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 16:19
Taggar: economy

Among Blockchain-Friendly Jurisdictions, Malta Stands Out


"Malta is writing laws for tomorrow's economy rather than trying to impose yesterday's rules upon it. Consider the way it is legally recognizing DAOs."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 10:00
Taggar: economy

Presidential Decree Sets the Stage for Legalizing Cryptocurrencies in Uzbekistan


"The executive power in Uzbekistan has advanced towards legalizing cryptocurrencies and implementing blockchain technology in both government and economy. A new decree signed by President Mirziyoyev ma..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 01:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, trading

Mexican President Elect Won Majority With MXN Recovering


"Investors are digesting the win by leftist outsider Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico?s presidential election, trying to assess what?s next for Mexico?s economy and its relationship with the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 19:03
Taggar: economy

?Cryptocurrencies and Precious Metals Can Co-Exist,? Explains Ron Paul


"Just recently the notorious libertarian and Austrian economist, Ron Paul, released a paper that discusses the world?s issues with central economic planning. In the report, Paul goes into vast detail o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 03:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, market, report

Bitcoin Cash Sees More Infrastructure, Applications, and Protocol Innovation


"Over the past few weeks, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has seen a lot of new infrastructure support, applications, and protocol innovation. While everyone has been watching the bearish markets..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 20:45
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, economy, market

Canadian GDP Expands 0.1% in April


"Canada’s economy expanded by 0.1 per cent in April, beating expectations of a flat showing, as manufacturing, utilities and other sectors grew. Statistics Canada reported Friday that goods-produ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 14:58
Taggar: economy, report

Indian Rupee Hits Record Low on Trade Fears


"India’s rupee is the latest currency to be dragged down by fears that a trade war could hurt global economic growth. The rupee dropped to a record low against the US dollar on Thursday, a slide..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 20:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, oil

Chat App Kik Launches 'Crypto-Economy' With Kin Token Integration


"Messaging app Kik's users can now begin earning and spending its kin token with the launch of its "crypto-economy," the company said Wednesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 19:00
Taggar: economy

Yuan feels pressure as trade spat continues


"Yuan under pressure Pressure on the Chinese yuan extending into a tenth straight day, pushing the USD/CNH rate to a high of 6.61640, which is the highest since December 18. It was another red day for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 09:00
Taggar: economy, rate, share, shares

Erdogan victory could be bad for Turkey


"On already shaky footing, Turkey?s economy and assets are likely to be affected as all eyes turn to what the powerful and growth-hungry winner of Sunday?s elections ? President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 15:20
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Goldman Forecasts Lower Stock Prices Ahead


"A continued surge in corporate earnings will have only limited benefit for stock prices, which face multiple policy obstacles, according to Goldman Sachs. In fact, the bank’s strategists have ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 21:01
Taggar: bank, economy, gold, profit, rate

Bank of Korea: Central Bank Cryptocurrencies Pose 'Moral Hazard'


"South Korea's central bank has announced that it does not plan to launch its own digital currency over fears it could destabilize the economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 18:15
Taggar: bank, currency, economy

Cryptocurrency Games Have Invaded the Most Popular App Stores


"Bitcoin and the vast array of cryptocurrencies within the digital asset economy have become extremely popular these days, and one reflection of this metric is how many games can be found trending on t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 19:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, trading

IMF Warns Trump Trade Policies Will Harm Global Confidence


"The Trump administration’s trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the world’s trade system, the IMF has warned. IMF Director Christine Lagarde said a trade war woul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 22:19
Taggar: economy, trade system

ECB to End QE Program in December


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed it will end a huge programme to stimulate the eurozone economy in December. The ECB will stop its bond-buying scheme, worth ?30bn a month, as long as econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:35
Taggar: bank, economy

Hawkish Fed Boosts US Dollar But Tariffs Bring Currency Down to Earth


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark Fed funds rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday. The move was heavily anticipated by the market, but the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 22:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, point, rate

GBP Falls After Economic Indicators Soften


"The pound has fallen sharply following data suggesting a sluggish economy. Manufacturing output fell 1.4% in April, the biggest fall for nearly six years, according to the Office for National Statisti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 17:04
Taggar: economy, pound, report

Cryptocurrencies Not a Risk to Stability, Russian Study Concludes


"A study has found that despite their volatility, cryptocurrencies do not endanger the financial system and the economy of Russia, as the risks are offset by the highly concentrated ownership of digita..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 09:40
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, currencies, currency, economy, financial, rate

DAX Steady as Eurozone GDP Matches Expectations


"The DAX has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,847, up 0.13% on the day. In economic news, German Factory Orders plunged 2.5%, missing the estimate of 0.7%. In the euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 11:56
Taggar: economy, inflation

PR: Penta Global Foundation Launches New Dynamic Stake Consensus Algorithm


"One of the interesting features of blockchain is that it is not just about technology, it is also about social ecosystems. Blockchain platforms are true ecosystems, where things of value are exchanged..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy

DAX Steady, Euro Retail PMI Pushes Past 50


"The DAX has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,818 up 0.25% on the day. In economic news, there is just one event on the schedule.  Eurozone Retail PMI improved to 51.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 13:19
Taggar: economy, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Improves to 2-Week High as Eurozone Retail PMI Climbs


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1770, up 0.43% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events in the Eurozone or U.S. Eurozone Retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 12:11
Taggar: economy, employment, point, trading

Investors utterly unfazed by trade tariffs


"  Investors utterly unfazed by trade tariffs Stock market investors remain utterly unfazed by the prospects of trade tariffs or even higher interest rates as consecutive monthly payroll numbers contin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 00:30
Taggar: economy, gold, market, rate

Markets Update: Digital Currency Market Bulls Push Back After Decline


"Cryptocurrency prices are making some headway today after suffering from a bearish onslaught last week. Since our last markets update the digital asset economy has gained $26 billion over the last fiv..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-03 15:20
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, bull, currency, economy, market

Dollar Rises as US Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears


"The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Friday after a strong US jobs report was published. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs last month driving the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 21:04
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, report

US Unemployment Drops to 3.8% in May


"The U.S. economy continued to add jobs at a solid clip in May, with nonfarm payrolls up 223,000 while the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 16:32
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

Second Indonesian Central Bank Rate Hike Within Two Weeks


"In follow-up to the 25-basis point tightening done on May 17th, Bank Indonesia’s Board lifted the 7-day reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 4.75% after an unscheduled meeting. The deposit fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 17:59
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Trade Wars, Geopolitical risks and Inflation Dominate Market Moves


"Ongoing political worries about Italy and Spain have triggered big moves in stocks, a drop in the EUR and a massive shift in bond yields in the last week in May. The contagion risks from a potential I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 17:43
Taggar: economy, market

Brexit Impact Affects UK Economic Performance


"The spectre of a disorderly Brexit is holding back the British economy from a full recovery after a heavy snowfall earlier this year, according to a Guardian analysis of economic developments over the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:49
Taggar: analysis, economy

Italy Could Trigger Market Contagion if High Debt Levels Rise


"The contagion risks from a potential Italian implosion should concern market participants once again, according to analysts. The euro zone’s third-largest economy is currently in the midst of an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:33
Taggar: economy, market

Italian Bonds Suffer Worst Day in More Than 25 Years


"A deepening political crisis in Italy, the euro zone?s third biggest economy, fuelled a selloff in Italian assets and the euro on Tuesday that was reminiscent of the euro zone debt crisis of 2010-2012..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:08
Taggar: bank, economy

Safety is the priority


"Seldom do we suddenly fall on demise but rather, advance towards it by slight degrees. However, nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to the Euro’s disintegration over the course..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 01:58
Taggar: economy

The Exahash Era: SHA-256 Mining is a Significant Achievement in Computer Engineering


"The cryptocurrency economy is nearing the end of 2018?s fifth month after a spectacular year of bullish prices throughout 2017. The past five months have been incredibly bearish as far as market value..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 22:40
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, bull, currencies, currency, economy, market

Japan PM Seeks to Convince Trump to Drop Auto Tariffs


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would seek to convince President Donald Trump of the crucial role his country?s automakers play in boosting the U.S. economy. The Trump administrat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 16:38
Taggar: economy

A Focus on Italy, Korea, Turkey & Oil Prices as U.S. and Britain Observing Holidays


"Italian President Mattarella rejected the League/5-Star choice for economy/finance minister, whereupon that coalition withdrew its bid to lead Italy’s government and called for Mattarella’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 14:24
Taggar: economy, finance, share

Three-Pronged Blow to European Confidence


"Italy is poised to get a populist, anti-euro, anti-austerity, and pro-Russia governing coalition. Being the third largest economy to use the euro, this development poses an existential risk to the com..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:59
Taggar: currency, economy, point

Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud ? Australian Consumer Watchdog


"The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report on trends within the scam economy during 2017. The report identifies cryptocurrency related fraud to comprise less tha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 20:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, report

Italian Bond Yields Off Highs after Six Days of Selling


"Italian government bond yields came off 14-month highs on Tuesday as the market paused after six days of heavy selling on concerns over the high-spending policies mooted by a potential coalition gover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 15:58
Taggar: economy, market

Bank of Thailand?s Policy Rate Left Unchanged at 1.50%


"A released statement by the Monetary Policy Committee defends the appropriateness of an accommodative policy stance. Although the economy continues to gain traction, external risks persist. A positive..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 16:59
Taggar: economy, inflation

US and Oil Data Eyed as Italy Nears Populist Rule


"US Data in Focus After Encouraging Retail Sales Figures US futures are flat ahead of the open on Wall Street on Wednesday, as we await a number of data points from the world?s largest economy and Ital..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 13:31
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

Circle Becomes 'Bitcoin Unicorn' With Bitmain-Backed Mega-Round


"Bitmain is investing big in blockchain firm Circle as part of an ambitious bid to clean up one of the more gray aspects of the crypto economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 21:39
Taggar: economy

ECB Policy Makers Remain Optimistic Despite Slowdown


"Three European Central Bank policymakers stuck with an upbeat assessment of the euro zone economy on Monday, shrugging off signs of a slowdown in inflation and activity.Bank of France governor Francoi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 15:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Gains Ground, US Retail Sales Ahead


"The Canadian dollar has started the week with gains. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2756, down 0.34% on the day. On the economic front, Canada releases key jobs data. The economy is expected to ad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:16
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, trading

A crowded tale of the tape


"A crowded tale of the tape Global equity markets revelled in their most favourable showing since early March after clement CPI  figures led to hopes of a Goldilocks economy in the US. But as senescent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-13 00:45
Taggar: cpi, economy, gold, market

Bitcoin Moons to $36,000 by End of 2019 According to Fundstrat


"Fundstrat Global, a favorite research firm in the cryptosphere with Wall Street-street cred, is once again providing eye-popping bitcoin (BTC) predictions. This time analysis depends largely on what&#..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 22:15
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, economy

Mexican Economy Minister Says NAFTA Won?t be a Rushed Deal


"Mexico?s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday that there will be a trilateral NAFTA meeting at 1 p.m. Eastern Time with his U.S. and Canadian counterparts, even as he warned against rush..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 17:06
Taggar: economy

US Consumer Sentiment Rises Despite Upcoming Interest Rate Hikes


"Consumer sentiment was slightly higher than anticipated in the beginning of May, coming in line with revised April results. The University of Michigan’s Friday report on consumer attitudes about..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:39
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar at 3-Week High, Employment Numbers Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2743, down 0.19% on the day. On the economic front, Canada releases key jobs data. The economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 13:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, trading

Are There Worrying Signs For India in the FX Markets?


"India entered 2018 with the resolve to turn around its economy, but signs of stress have shown up in one barometer: the currency.The Indian rupee, which strengthened 6.75 percent against the U.S. doll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:44
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy

Vladimir Putin Sworn in For President for 6 More Years


"Vladimir Putin was sworn in for another six years as Russian president on Monday, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly confrontation with the West, a fragile economy and uncertai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 16:23
Taggar: economy, rate

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Elon Musk Takes on Bitcoin-Bashing Warren Buffett


"Today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief focuses on a clash between the old guard of the global economy, fearing new innovations they can’t understand, and the young entrepreneurs using them to chang..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 14:10
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

U.S Dollar steady ahead of Jobs Report


"Friday May 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global markets attention now turns to the health of the U.S. economy, with wages growth and jobs data due in a few hours (08:30 am EDT). On Wedn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 12:19
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, rate

UK PMI Fell Raising Pressure on BoE To Hold Rates


"Fresh pressure on the Bank of England to delay raising interest rates has emerged after figures for manufacturing and consumer credit highlighted the weakness of the UK economy. Until recently, next w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 16:16
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Binance to Invest $15 Million in Bermuda as Crypto Regulations Advance


"While some governments say they see the potential future benefits of a local cryptocurrency hub, more proactive jurisdictions are already reaping the rewards. The latest example comes from Bermuda, wh..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 02:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

Chilean Minister Supports Cryptocurrencies After Court Sided With Exchanges


"The Chilean Minister of Economy has voiced his support for cryptocurrencies after the country’s anti-monopoly court ordered major banks to re-open the accounts of crypto operators. Three banks o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-28 00:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy

New Party in Ukraine to Fund Itself Only with Cryptos


"A newly formed party in Ukraine has vowed to rely only on cryptocurrency contributions to sustain its activity and never to accept money from the oligarchs. Weakening state control over economy and ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 21:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

US Capital Goods Fall as Employment Remains Strong


"New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in March, weighed down by the biggest drop in demand for machinery in nearly two years, and a decline in shipments suggested business spend..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 17:24
Taggar: economy

German Economy Minister Warns US About Trade Wars


"German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday it would be negligent to end up in a trade conflict with the United States, which has imposed tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum from som..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:25
Taggar: economy

Mexico to Seek NAFTA Flexibility in Next Meeting


"Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday that flexibility will be needed to hash out an agreement on a new NAFTA deal, as he prepared to meet with his U.S. and Canadian counterparts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 18:27
Taggar: economy

US Consumer Confidence Rebounds in April


"U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April and new home sales increased more than expected in March, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite signs that growth slowed in the first quart..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 16:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, home sales, point

Antpool Begins Burning BCH Network Fees Increasing Digital Scarcity


"On Friday, April 20th the mining operation Antpool explained that the public may have recently noticed a fraction of bitcoin cash being sent to an unspendable address every time Antpool mines a block..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-21 01:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Brazil?s Largest Brokerage Reportedly Working on OTC Bitcoin Brokerage


"The OTC bitcoin trading market appears to be attracting big banks and brokers from all over the world who wish to secure a piece of this growing pie for themselves. And the latest company that might c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 22:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, economy, market, report, trading

Sharing Economy Startup Origin Raises $28 Million in SAFT Sale


"Peer-to-peer economy platform Origin raised more than $28 million through a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens sale this year, filings reveal."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 22:15
Taggar: economy

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: The Tax Man Effect


"Bitcoin in Brief continues with the second day this week of mostly FOMO news. The biggest economy in the world faces the tax man today, as the United States and its crypto enthusiasts must atone for t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, economy, market

Dollar Softer Tone Deepens


"Tuesday April 17: Five things the markets are talking about Despite geopolitical concerns lingering in the background, investor focus is back on corporate earnings and on a number of Fed speakers this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 11:47
Taggar: economy, market, rate, retail sales

Malta Succeeds in Attracting Another Cryptocurrency Exchange, Okex


"The Maltese government’s plan to bring more international cryptocurrency business to booster the local economy, by positioning itself as a hospitable jurisdiction within the EU, appears to be pa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 20:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

ECB Minutes Show Growing Concern About Trade and Currency Strength


"European Central Bank policymakers gathering last month expressed concern over the risk of a full-fledged trade war with the United States and fretted over the potentially harmful impact of the euro?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:10
Taggar: bank, economy

Xi Jinping Announces Plans to Further Open China?s Economy


"Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed plans to further open up the Chinese economy during a Tuesday address. Those measures included “significantly” lowering import tariffs for autos, dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 11:54
Taggar: economy, investment

PR: Decentralized Mobile Game Platform BGX Launches ICO


"One of the most anticipated token crowdsales is coming this May. BGX - a multi-functional financial platform that will bring the entire economy of mobile games into the age of decentralized effectiven..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, financial, market, rate

Canadian Jobs Boost CAD, NFP miss hurts Dollar


"Strong Canadian Payrolls The Canadian economy added a net +32.3k jobs in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, all of which were in the full-time category. Market expectations were for a net gain of +..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 15:05
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

China Targeting Trump?s Political Base With Tariffs


"Beijing’s decision to target U.S. soybeans in its new tariffs is a political maneuver designed to hit President Donald Trump’s support base, according to Jim Sutter, CEO of the U.S. Soybea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:06
Taggar: economy

PR: Smart Contract Template Company Smart Startup Looking to Bring Blockchain to the Masses


"The startup economy is worth trillions of dollars but a large majority of these startups and small businesses do not yet have the resources or access to the technological advancements of blockchain te..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, economy

Meet the Charity ?eat BCH? ? the P2P Electronic Cash-to-Food System


"Over the past few months of 2018 flying under the radar, there’s  a new charity aimed at feeding Venezuelan citizens and their children ? a group called ?eat BCH.? The group has been getting a l..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 06:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices See Some Slight Recovery


"The price of bitcoin and a slew of other cryptocurrencies have started to see some slight recovery on Tuesday, April 3rd’s morning (EDT) trading sessions. The entire economy of over 1,500 differ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 18:04
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market, trading

Australian Official Cash Rate Left at Record Low 1.5%


"As recently as two months ago, Reserve Bank of Australia Board members were sticking to the prediction that growth would rebound at least to 3% this year. The February post-meeting statement asserted..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 17:30
Taggar: bank, economy

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Lose Over 20 Percent This Week


"The market value of all cryptocurrencies within the digital asset economy has dropped significantly over the past few days. Since the last year?s all-time high, most cryptocurrencies have lost between..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 14:32
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged in Holiday-Thinned Trade


"The Canadian dollar continues to have an uneventful week. In the Friday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2883, down 0.01% on the day. US and Canadian markets are closed for the Easter holiday, so we c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 13:52
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, point, trading

PR: TokenGen ? The Ultimate Smart Contract Creator for the Token Economy


"TOKENGEN, the First Component of the Fabric Token Ecosystem, Provides a Simple and Intuitive Web Interface, Allowing Anyone to Create Smart Contracts for the Token Economy Without Any Programming Know..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Is U.S. Growth Really Strengthening?


"Although the first derivative of the U.S. economy’s size has been very consistently positive, the answer to the above question is more debatable. In the nearly nine years since the Great Recessi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 19:24
Taggar: economy

Crypto Business Is Now Legal in Belarus


"Crypto-related activities are now considered legal in Belarus. The presidential decree ?On the Development of the Digital Economy? came into force on March 28. The country aims to become a global IT h..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 18:55
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

WTO Warns Trade War Between US and China Could Have Severe Economic Impact


"A fully-fledged trade war between China and the US would have “a severe impact on the global economy”, the World Trade Organisation head has told the BBC.There was a risk global growth cou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 13:40
Taggar: economy

PR: DEEP AERO?s Drone Token Pre-Sale Starts on 30 March, 2018


"At a breakneck speed, drones have moved from expensive military technology to toys for hobbyists and now to tools for businesses. The world economy is expected to see hundreds of thousands of drones i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Markets Update: Trader Sentiment Optimistic But Signals Still Unclear


"Cryptocurrency markets are bouncing around in value over the course of the weekend as the entire crypto-market capitalization currently rests at $329 billion USD. BTC/USD markets briefly jumped above..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-25 10:47
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

?Gold Bug? Peter Schiff?s Company Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash


"This week the bitcoin cash community was surprised to hear that the infamous ?gold bug? Peter Schiff is now accepting bitcoin cash, joining a number of precious metals businesses that accept BCH.  Als..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-25 04:59
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, gold

In Praise of the Cryptocurrency Bubble


"This mania is incentivizing the formation of collaborative networks of developers and entrepreneurs. Their ideas will shape the economy of the future."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 10:00
Taggar: economy

Chilean Policy Rate Left at 2.5%


"The Central Bank of Chile’s Board voted unanimously to keep its 2.5% monetary policy interest rate. It reached that level in May 2017 after the last of four 25-basis point cuts that year. A stat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 00:18
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Markets Update: Bears Pull Crypto-Prices Near Last Bottom


"Cryptocurrency markets are still following a bearish pattern, leaving many digital asset traders uncertain. BTC/USD values have plummeted to levels not seen since the first week of February as the pri..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-18 19:50
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, economy, market

Ukraine to Legalize Crypto Mining as Economic Activity


"The government in Kiev has taken concrete steps to legalize cryptocurrency mining. Ukraine?s Minister of Economy has ordered several ministries, agencies, and the National Bank to prepare the document..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial

US Consumer Sentiment Rises in March


"Consumer sentiment in March unexpectedly jumped to a 14-year high after tax cuts boosted disposable incomes, while new tariffs raised inflation expectations and dimmed the outlook, a University of Mic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 19:26
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, inflation, report

Mexican Economy Minister Urges Quick NAFTA Renegotiation


"Mexico?s economy minister on Thursday urged officials to push for a speedy renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying his country and Canada must be ready to go it alone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 15:18
Taggar: economy

Congressional Hearings: We Must Distinguish Digital Commodities From ICOs


"On March 14, 2018, the House Financial Committee held a hearing entitled ?Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.? This was the first hearing in which members of the U.S. Congress, specific..."

Bitcoin Classes Are All the Rage for University Students in Chicago


"Hosting the CME, the Cboe and many investment funds, Chicago is an American and global financial trading powerhouse. As such it should come as no surprise that students in the region are clamoring to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 04:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, financial, financial trading, investment, trading

Other Countries Could Join EU Response to Trump Tariffs


"The European Union should unite in response to any U.S. tariffs on its steel and aluminium exports ? and it could retaliate alongside nations from outside Europe, the French economy and finance minist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 10:56
Taggar: economy, finance

Despite Strong Number of Jobs But Wages Dissapoint


"The U.S. economy enjoyed the biggest hiring spree since mid-2016 in February as workers streamed in from the sidelines of the labor force, but inflation pressures remained muted amid signs the pay gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:56
Taggar: economy, financial, inflation, market

Canada Adds 15,000 Jobs in February


"The economy added 15,400 net new jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8 per cent — but the gains were due to a surge in part-time work that offset a heavy decline in full-ti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:41
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

ECB Drops Easing Bias, EUR Climbs


"As expected by many, the European Central Bank (ECB) have held rates steady, but tweaked some of the language at its monetary policy decision. The EUR (?1.2423) has rallied after the ECB dropped its e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 15:13
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Bloomberg Survey Shows Canadian Consumer Confidence in Decline


"Canada?s suddenly jittery economy is facing another headwind: wavering consumer confidence. Economic sentiment cooled for a second straight month in February, according to polling by Nanos Research Gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 22:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

Dollar Retreats as Trade War Talk Escalates


"Fed?s Chair words boosted USD but Trump?s view on trade sparked a sell-off The US dollar was set to end the week on a positive note after Fed Chair Jerome Powell testified twice and other Fed speakers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 00:10
Taggar: dollar, economy

Goldilocks and the three equity bears.


"Goldilocks and the three equity bears. The Goldilocks economy and global equity investors mojo are under threat from the emergence of three bearish narratives. Federal Reserve Chairman Powell erred to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 03:07
Taggar: bear, economy, gold, rate

Swiss Stock Exchange Chairman Advocates National Cryptocurrency


"The chairman of Switzerland?s stock exchange, Romeo Lacher, has spoken in favor of developing a Swiss national cryptocurrency. Mr. Lacher suggested that the proposed ?e-franc? would provide a boost to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 13:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

Fed?s Door Ajar for Four Fed hikes


"Wednesday February 28: Five things the markets are talking about U.S interest rates and the dollar have moved higher after the new Fed Chair, Jerome Powell, noted in his first public outing on the ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 13:10
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, rate

Powell Testimony


"By law, the Federal Reserve Chair is required to testify before congressional committees (House Financial Services and Senate Banking) twice a year on the economy, monetary policy and anything else le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 22:06
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Powell Sees Gradual Rate Hikes Amid Strong U.S. Growth Outlook


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank can continue gradually raising interest rates as the outlook for growth remains strong, and the recent bout of financial volatility shouldn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 16:03
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, rate

Circle Leaps Into Exchange Business With Poloniex Acquisition


"Circle, a mobile payment app company backed by Goldman Sachs, has announced it is buying U.S.-regulated cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex Inc. ? a move that will transform Boston-based Circle into o..."

Op Ed: What Do We Mean When We Talk About the "Blockchain Ecosystem??


"Ethereum has just announced its Ethereum Community Fund (ECF) grant program, an initiative launched by a collection of major players in the Ethereum world that is designed to accelerate the develop..."

Markets Update: BTC Prices Dip Below $10K


"BTC prices and a vast majority of other cryptocurrencies have taken a significant dive over the past 24-hours as the entire crypto-economy shaved $75Bn from its recent highs this week. BTC/USD markets..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 20:54
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

Venezuela?s On-and-Off Love Affair With Cryptocurrency Mining: It?s Complicated


"If you want to see first hand how cryptocurrency functions in a market outside of speculative investing, right now, Venezuela is an interesting place to look.?Venezuela could become a case study re..."

UK Growth Revised Lower


"The UK economy expanded by less than previously thought in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.GDP grew by 0.4% in the October-to-December period, the Office for National Statistics (O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 17:14
Taggar: economy

Too Many Rate Hikes Could Harm Economy


"Central bankers need to be careful not to increase interest rates too quickly this year because that could slow the economy too much, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told CNBC on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 17:08
Taggar: bank, bull, economy, rate

Government of Spain Considers Blockchain-Friendly Regulations


"The government of Spain is preparing blockchain-friendly legislation including possible tax breaks to attract companies in the emerging blockchain technology sector, Bloomberg Politics reports.?We..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 16:38
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, economy, financial, investment, market, report, share, shares

EUR/USD Rebounds Sharply After FOMC Minutes


"EUR/USD was moving lower for the most part of the current trading session but jumped sharply following the release of the Federal Open Market Committee policy minute..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 21:38
Taggar: economy, market, rate, trading

Italy Completes Consultations on Registration of Crypto Companies


"Public consultations on a new regulatory regime for crypto companies in Italy are now closed. Interested parties were invited by the Ministry of Economy and Finance to share suggestions and comments o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 08:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, finance, report, share

Tim Draper on Bitcoin: ?Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past??


"One of the most intriguing things about the cryptocurrency space is the diverse, eclectic, and often eccentric characters it attracts. Everyone from Wall Street brokers to cypherpunks and from industr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 02:25
Taggar: bitcoin, brokers, currency, economy

Swiss Regulator Gives Clear Guidelines for Launching ICOs


"On February 16, 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA put the world on notice by being the first major economy to set out clear guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs). I..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 23:20
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, economy, financial, market, rate

Brexit Expected to Cause a Recession in the UK


"A majority of private equity executives and distressed debt investors are expecting a recession to hit the U.K. economy in the next two years, according to a new report. The country’s decision t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:39
Taggar: economy, report

New German Government Could End Anti Stimulus Bias


"Germany could break away from years of fiscal discipline and become less of an economic example, amid plans by its new government to increase spending, analysts told CNBC. The largest euro zone econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:36
Taggar: economy

Japan?s Economy Could Lag Behind in Growth


"Japan’s economy has been on a strong run, but some experts are warning it may get left behind by other countries this year. The world’s third largest economy expanded for the eighth quarte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 22:52
Taggar: economy

Yale Economists Says US Economy ?Accident Waiting to Happen?


"The inflation-adjusted U.S. savings rate could soon go to zero, creating a long-term concern for the health of the economy, a Yale economist said. “Given this deficit spending, our savings rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 21:16
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Fed?s Mester Says Stock Market Volatility Not Damaging for Economic Strength


"The recent stock market sell-off and jump in volatility will not damage the economy’s overall strong prospects, Cleveland Federal Reserve president Loretta Mester said on Tuesday in warning agai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 17:37
Taggar: economy, financial, market

The Electrum Personal Server Will Give Users the Full Node Security They Need


"The Electrum Personal Server promises a resource-efficient, secure and private way to use bitcoin with hardware and software wallets, connected to full nodes. Developed by open-source programmer Ch..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 22:21
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, gold, market, rate

Canadian Job Market Shrank by 88,000 Positions in January


"The Canadian economy shed a surprising 88,000 jobs in January, with the losses concentrated in part-time work, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The drop in employment ? the biggest one-month slide i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:38
Taggar: economy, employment, point, rate, report

Fed Dudley Says Stock Market Correction is Small Potatoes


"The recent tumult in stocks has not changed New York Fed President William Dudley’s view that the economy is likely to continue to grow above its normal pace. “So far I’d say this is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:55
Taggar: bank, economy

Grayscale Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency ?Large Cap Fund?


"This Wednesday Grayscale Investments, the sponsor of the Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC) has announced a new cryptocurrency investment vehicle is coming. The company plans to launch the ?Grayscale Digital..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 06:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, investment

Cryptocurrencies Are Pushing Semiconductor Innovation and Profits


"Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining has become a growing industry, and mining operations continue to compete by making faster chips and purchasing large quantities of land to host data facilities all ov..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 02:57
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, profit

US Service PMI Rises to 12 Year High


"U.S. services sector activity raced to a near 12-1/2-year high in January, buoyed by robust growth in new orders, the latest sign of strong momentum in the economy at the start of the year. Economic g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:34
Taggar: economy

PR: Smartlands Launches Platform Based on Stellar Network


"Smartlands Platform (Stellar-based) is excited to announce it has achieved a significant milestone in its mission of bringing the benefits of blockchain and cryptocurrency to a real economy sector. Th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-04 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

Dead again? In Reality Bitcoin Is Up 729% Since Last February


"The price of bitcoin has seen some corrections over the years, but really there have only been a few deep cuts. With the bearish dips in price over the past five weeks it’s always good to look a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 06:55
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, economy

UK Minister Says All Brexit Forecasts Have Been Wrong


"Brexit minister David Davis rekindled a debate about the credibility of the government?s own forecasts by saying on Thursday that every economic prediction on the British economy since the EU referend..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 19:13
Taggar: analysis, economy

US Jobless Claims Fall Ahead of NFP Jobs Report


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a tightening labor market and strengthening economy at the start of the year. Initial claims for state..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:13
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

Coinshares Group Plans to Launch New Crypto-Investment Funds


"This week the firm Coinshares Group has announced two new investment vehicles tethered to cryptocurrencies. Coinshares was the first organization to launch publicly traded bitcoin and ethereum-based e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 03:32
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, investment, share, shares

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong GDP and Persistent USD Weakness


"The Canadian dollar is higher on Wednesday after the economy accelerated its growth in November. Canadian GDP is posted monthly and showed a gain of 0.4 percent in November. The Canadian economy start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 21:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, rate

Canadian GDP Rose 0.4 in November


"The Canadian economy accelerated in November by the most in six months, with activity broad-based across a number of sectors including manufacturing and keeping the Bank of Canada on track to raise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 20:21
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Italy's Economy Minister Blasts Crypto Market Bad Behavior


"Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan warned on Wednesday that cryptocurrencies are dangerous, but that blockchain technology is not to blame. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 19:15
Taggar: currencies, economy

Brexit is Already Impacting the UK Economy


"What will Brexit mean for the British economy? Executives, forecasters and bankers have been trying to answer that question for at least two years. The U.K. government has done its own analysis, and a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 18:57
Taggar: analysis, bank, economy, report

Cryptocurrency-Friendly Regulations in Belarus Could Attract Foreign Capital and ICOs


"At the end of 2017, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed a ?Digital Economy Development Ordinance,? aimed at developing the country?s IT sector and attracting blockchain technology compani..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 17:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, finance, financial, report

Italian Election is a Threat to Stability


"March’s general election in Italy poses a threat to stability at a time when the economy is performing well, according to the country’s economic development minister.Carlo Calenda told CNB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 11:59
Taggar: economy

World Economic Forum Bitcoin Discussions ?Validate the Movement?


"The World Economic Forum (WEF) has long been a lightning rod of global discussion on economic, social and political trends. This year?s gathering in Davos, Switzerland, was no exception.Blockchain..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 20:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, financial, investment, trading

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose in December While Saving Rate Dipped


"U.S. consumer spending rose at a solid pace in December after an upwardly revised advance a month earlier as shoppers splurged during the holiday season. While incomes also rose, the saving rate fell..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 15:39
Taggar: economy, rate

Earnings, Fed and US Jobs Data Key This Week


"US Futures Pare Gains at Start of Busy Week US equity markets are on course to open slightly in the red at the start of what should be another big week for the world?s largest economy. The S&P 50..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 15:03
Taggar: economy, market

PR: Game Machine ? Exciting Time to Be an Investor in Gaming Industry


"Video games industry is making a name for itself in the global market. According to ESA, in 2017 profit was more than $36 billion in US alone and $116 billion worldwide. The other booming part of econ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, market, profit

Indian Government Turns Fiat Currency War on to Cryptocurrencies


"The cryptocurrency marketplace in India is facing a siege from multiple parts of the government as several incidents amount to a buildup of the Narendra Modi?led government?s actions on regulating..."

ECB?s First Policy Meeting of 2018


"The January meeting of the ECB Governing Council, the first of eight scheduled policy reviews in 2018, resulted in a consensus to leave all policy settings unchanged and the publication of a statement..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 18:50
Taggar: economy

EUR/USD Rises to Highest in Three Years


"EUR/USD climbed to the highest level since the end of 2014 today after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested that a weaker dollar is beneficial to the US ec..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 22:15
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, report, trading

Jerome Powell Confirmed as Fed Chair to Face Inflation Challenge


"It would seem like a pretty good time to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Jerome Powell has won Senate confirmation to head the U.S. central bank, inheriting an economy on a roll, a boomi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 17:46
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

Eurozone Gets 2018 Off to a Strong Start 


"The euro-area economy strengthened further at the start of 2018, bringing with it signs of a long-awaited pickup in inflation.The improvement lifted IHS Markit?s Purchasing Managers? Index to 58.6 fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 16:04
Taggar: economy, inflation

Why we will never see a Ringgit Peg


"Pegging the ringgit again would come at a high cost and take a toll on government reserves and the general health of the economy. Oanda Corp head of trading for Asia Pacific Stephen Innes said the val..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 05:24
Taggar: currency, economy, market, trading

Asian Central Banks Could Start Hiking Rates


"In the wake of the global economic crisis, Asia?s central banks, like their counterparts in the advanced economies, took on a leading role in supporting domestic growth. But, as the global economic re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 00:09
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, gold, market

IMF Says Trump Tax Cuts to Provide Short Lived Growth Boost


"The global economy will grow faster than expected this year and next as Donald Trump?s corporate tax cuts provide a short-term shot in the arm, despite fears over rising inequality and overheating fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 19:09
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate, report

New Research: Laundering of Illicit Funds Less than 1% of Bitcoin Transactions


"The Foundation for Defense of Democracies? Center of Sanctions and Illicit Finance in conjunction with blockchain analytics company, Elliptic, has published a study seeking to track the circulations o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, finance, share

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Rebound But Uncertainty Still Lingers


"After the past few weeks of bearish market sentiment within the cryptocurrency economy, a wide variety of digital assets are starting to gain higher values. BTC/USD markets have hit a 24-hour high of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 00:51
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, economy, market

Decentralizing the Sharing Economy With Blockchain Technology


"San Francisco?based startup Origin is creating a set of protocols that allow developers and businesses to build decentralized marketplaces on the blockchain, with a focus on the sharing economy.The..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:06
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, leverage, market, rate, share

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day repo rate of 4.25% since last September was again left unchanged. A released statement observes a more resilient domestic economy, including a sounder current account, low..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:01
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, rate

China Growth Exceeds Expectations in 2017


"China’s economy grew by 6.9% in 2017 according to official data – the first time in seven years the pace of growth has picked up.The figure beats Beijing’s official annual expansion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 11:03
Taggar: economy

Cryptocurrency?s Red Tuesday Firesale Leaves Everyone Speculating


"The cryptocurrency sky fell yesterday as 49 of the top 50 coins (by Market Cap) were down with only Tether (USDT) posting a gain. In fact, only two coins, KuCoin Shares and VeChain, showed losses l..."

France Creates Working Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation


"The French minister of the economy has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 15:30
Taggar: currency, economy

Dovish BoC Remains a Risk Ahead of Rate Decision


"Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada ‘bears..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 13:25
Taggar: bank, bear, economy, market, rate

France Appoints a Cryptocurrency ?Mission Leader?


"Week after week regulators and governments have been announcing plans to regulate digital currencies like bitcoin. This week in France on January 15 the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire announce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, point

Credit Suisse Argues Irrational Exuberance Around ICOs Indicates Bitcoin Bubble


"In a paper written in the fall of 2017 and published on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) on Friday, January 12, 2018, Credit Suisse?s Dietmar Peetz and Gregory Mall argue that the boom in..."

Record Chinese Trade Surplus With US in 2017


"China’s 2017 trade surplus with the U.S. was $275.81 billion, the country’s customs data showed Friday, according to Reuters.By that data, last year’s surplus is a record high, the w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 14:42
Taggar: economy, report

Markets Update: Cryptos Look for Relief After South Korea Mainstream Media FUD Causes Losses


"There’s been a lot of uncertainty stemming from the mainstream media?s portrayal of South Korea?s digital asset economy, and rumors of a trading ?ban? has triggered some significant cryptocurren..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 17:54
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, market, trading

Telegram?s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Be TON Blockchain?s Killer App


"In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to ?sources familiar with the matter,? the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and pri..."

BCC Preparing For Underwhelming 2018 For the UK


"Britain?s economy looks set for an underwhelming 2018, according to a major survey on Wednesday that showed businesses are in a subdued mood ahead of Brexit.Companies continued to grapple with cost pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 14:41
Taggar: economy

Bitcoin Mining Wastes Energy? What If That's a Good Thing?


"Long-term, the incentives bitcoin creates may drive efficiency and green energy solutions in the crypto world and even spur them in the wider economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 11:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

UK Manufacturing Survey Shows Optimism Despite Brexit Anxiety


"Britain?s manufacturers are more upbeat about the state of the global economy than at any time since 2014 and believe demand from overseas will sustain their businesses through another year of Brexit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 20:23
Taggar: economy, manufacture

Merkel Confident Ahead of Coalition Talks With SPD


"Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has entered talks with a rival party in a last-ditch effort to form a coalition government after months of political uncertainty and deadlock in the euro zone&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 16:34
Taggar: economy

U.S Job Growth Slows while Canada Job Numbers Explode


"US Job Growth Slows in December The U.S economy added +148k in December, almost all of them in the private sector (Previous +239k vs. +193k e). The U.S service sector deeply hit. Well below the 2017 m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:55
Taggar: economy

Canada Adds 78,600 Jobs in December Defying Expectations


"The Canadian economy added almost 80,000 jobs for the second month in a row in December on a surge in part-time employment, and the jobless rate dipped to a 41-year low of 5.7 per cent, Statistics Can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:46
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

European PMI Surveys Point to Strong Growth


"The euro zone economy closed out the year with the strongest growth in nearly seven years, driven by accelerating services and manufacturing activity across all major economies, a survey showed on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 17:24
Taggar: bank, economy

US Factory Activity Accelerates in December


"U.S. factory activity increased more than expected in December, boosted by a surge in new orders growth, in a further sign of strong economic momentum at the end of 2017. The economy’s robust fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 18:26
Taggar: economy

India Faces Rising Oil Prices and Central Bank Policy as Main Macro Risks


"Rising oil prices and hawkish policy from its central bank are the two biggest risks for India’s economy in 2018, a financial expert told CNBC on Wednesday. The increasing price of oil is “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 18:21
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, oil

Bitcoin Adoption in Africa Hinders EAC Plans for a Unified Currency


"Due to a declining economy and eroding national currencies, the East African Community (EAC), an intergovernmental central bank organization composed of six countries in eastern Africa have plans to a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy

ECB May End QE in 2018 if Growth Continues in Europe


"The European Central Bank may end its stimulus program this year if the euro zone economy continues to grow strongly, ECB rate-setter Ewald Nowotny told a German newspaper. The ECB has said it will bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:17
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

USD Starts 2018 on Wrong Foot


"The U.S. dollar started 2018 on the wrong foot, hitting its lowest point since mid-September. In fact, the greenback lost value for almost all of 2017. It plummeted despite factors that typically driv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, point

UK Manufacturing Cools in December


"Growth in British manufacturing cooled last month from four-year highs struck in November, but the sector remained a bright spot in Britain?s economy heading into 2018, a survey showed on Tuesday.In c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 14:41
Taggar: economy

Eurozone Manufacturers End 2017 on a High


"Euro zone manufacturers ended 2017 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace in more than two decades, a survey showed on Tuesday, and rising demand suggests they will start the new year on a high.Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 14:39
Taggar: bank, economy, manufacture

Italy to Head to the Polls on 4 March


"Italy will vote on March 4 in an election expected to produce a hung parliament, instability and possible market turbulence in the euro zone?s third largest economy.Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni?s ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 13:39
Taggar: economy, market

Op Ed: The Blockchain Education Network $100,000 Challenge


"Blockchain technology, as an overarching industry, has developed leaps and bounds from its geeky, white, cypher-punk roots of yore. (?Yore? being 2015, as it was only a couple years ago that I was..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 19:43
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, economy, market, point, profit, rate, trading

Crypto Assets Bolster the Season of Giving in 2017


"The season of giving is here, and individuals all around the world have been giving away lots of valuable cryptocurrencies during the holidays. As the digital asset economy continues to gain value, pe..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, market

It Came from the East: How Asia Bolstered Cryptocurrencies in 2017


"Bitcoin and the digital asset economy has seen a meteoric rise in value over the course of 2017. Various countries have caught the cryptocurrency fever, but the lion’s share of digital asset dem..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-24 05:27
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, share

PR: The Future of Trading Is Here ? Social Trading Platform Trak Invest


"TrakInvest, a virtual social trading platform has been disrupting the financial services landscape across Asia since 2014. Headquarted in Singapore, with operations in India, Thailand and Hong Kong, T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-23 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, financial, trading

Fedcoin Could Be Coming Soon, But Would It Really Challenge Bitcoin?


"The idea of ?Fedcoin,? a cryptocurrency sponsored by the U.S. government and managed by the Federal Reserve, has been around for quite some time. ?Imagine that the Fed, as the core developer, makes..."

CAC Slips as Catalan Voters Rebuke Rajoy


"The CAC index has lost ground in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 5360.50, down 0.35% on the day. On the release front, there was only one event. French Consumer Spending climbed 2.2%, c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 13:11
Taggar: economy, indicators

Bank of Japan Maintains Accommodative Stance


"The Bank of Japan said Thursday it is holding its monetary policy steady, as inflation is still far from the targeted 2 percent despite a growing economy.At the end of its two-day policy meeting, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Ringgit poised for gains in 2018


"The ringgit exchange value remains on track to hit the RM3.90 mark against the greenback next year, as the strong Malaysian economy and higher trade with China hold out over lingering concerns tax ref..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 05:42
Taggar: dollar, economy

Markets Update: Several Coins Surging as Crypto-Economy Value Tops $600 Billion


"This week on December 19 the cryptocurrency market capitalization for all digital assets has crossed a significant $609bn valuation. Digital currencies are becoming more valuable every day, and this w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 21:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market

EUR/USD Rallies, Ignoring Data from United States & Eurozone


"EUR/USD rallied today. That was a surprise, considering that the economic data in the eurozone was disappointing, while all the US indicators released over the trading se..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 16:41
Taggar: economy, indicators, point, trading

Op Ed: Bitcoin?s Scaling Challenge Brings the Battle for Liberation of Cyberspace


"This year brought a climax in the prolonged Bitcoin block size debate. Heated disputes over scaling that have become toxic in the ecosystem have overshadowed the technology. The cancelation of SegW..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 20:31
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, gold, margin, market, point, profit, rate, share

Trump aims to be no Mr. Scrooge


"Monday December 18: Five things the markets are talking about In the last full trading week of the year, global equities are kicking off on a positive note after Friday’s Republican Senate caucu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 13:13
Taggar: economy, market, trading

Trump aims to be no Mr. Scrooge


"Monday December 18: Five things the markets are talking about In the last full trading week of the year, global equities are kicking off on a positive note after Friday’s Republican Senate caucu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 13:13
Taggar: economy, market, trading

BNM could raise interest rates twice in 2018 ( Radio interview)


"Presented by: Tan Chung Han Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore According to Stephen, Malaysian interest rates could be hiked in January 2018, given the ‘fantastic n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 04:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, trading

US Treasury Report: DLT Data Storage Raises Oversight Concerns


"The Financial Oversight Stability Council acknowledged that virtual currencies are becoming more common, but have a limited impact on the economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 22:00
Taggar: currencies, economy, financial

PR: Cedex ? Transforming Diamonds into a Tradeable Asset


"There are well established markets for trading the vast majority of commodities that are significant to the global economy. This includes everything from oil to gold to even soybeans. But there is one..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, gold, market, oil, trading

Germany?s SPD Agrees to Coalition Talks


"Germany?s Social Democrats have agreed to open exploratory talks on forming a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel, a party source said, raising hopes for an end to a rare period of political dead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:45
Taggar: economy

European Central Bank


"ECB officials continue to strike a fine balance between hailing a better functioning economy but without encouraging markets to anticipate higher interest rates. The end-year policy review retained a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 02:45
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Bitcoin Cash Will Close Out 2017 With Significant Infrastructure Support


"The end of the year is approaching, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have continued to see significant growth. From merchant acceptance, cryptocurrency businesses integrating support..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Poloz Hawkish Comments


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Thursday after Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Stephen Poloz spoke at the Canadian Club in Toronto. His speech was titled ?The Three Things Keeping Me Awake at Night?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 23:12
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy

ECB Lifts Economic Growth Forecasts for 2017 to 2.4%


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has lifted its economic growth forecasts as growth across the eurozone picks up. It now expects the eurozone’s economy to grow 2.4% this year, ahead of its previo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:10
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Japan's GMO Internet Group Will Pay Thousands of Workers in Bitcoin


"Blockchain development companies and the cryptocurrency press have been paying their workers in cryptocurrencies for years, but one realizes that the times are truly changing when mainstream compan..."

U.S Retail Sales Increase Strongly in November


"U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in November as the holiday shopping season got off to a brisk start, pointing to sustained strength in the economy. The Commerce Department said on Thurs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 16:12
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

BANKEX?s Ambitious Crusade to Reshape Traditional Finance


"A lack of synergistic connection points between the blockchain sector and traditional finance is currently hindering progress within the world of banking. Opportunities abound for the deployment of..."

Can the ECB and BoE Deliver a Holiday Treat?


"Investors Seeking Further Tightening Clues It may be a decade since the start of the global financial crisis but only this year have central banks around the world began dialling back their emergency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 18:40
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

New In-Game Cryptocurrency Systems Let You Buy Assets in the Virtual Reality World


"High Fidelity is announcing the launch of Avatar Island, a VR domain where High Fidelity users can purchase items for their avatars, all contributed by digital artists from around the world.High Fi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 17:23
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, market, rate

Pantera Invests $3 Million in Sharing Economy Token Origin


"Decentralizing Airbnb? A new blockchain protocol aims to disrupt nothing less than the entirety of the sharing economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 16:30
Taggar: economy

On a Wing and a Prayer


"On a Wing and a Prayer No need to elaborate in detail  today as the dollar is firming  “on a wing” that White House press corps  is correct that the Trump Administration is readying an inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 02:50
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

Dollar Higher on Tax Cut Optimism Ahead of Jobs Report


"The US Economy is expected to add 200,000 jobs in November The USD is higher against most major pairs ahead of the release of the November U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report. Tax reform optimism have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 23:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, pound, report

Bank of Canada Holds Target Rate at 1% Forecasting Moderate Growth Ahead


"The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. The global economy is evolvin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, report

More Bitcoin Fork Clones on the Way: Bitcoin God Will Be Born Xmas Day


"It seems forking bitcoin has become a new cryptocurrency obsession lately as a myriad of bitcoin clones are joining the economy. Now two more bitcoin fork ?snapshots? seem to be on the horizon, called..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 05:32
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Loonie Rally Loses Steam


"The Canadian dollar fell slightly on Monday after the optimism surrounding the US tax reform has wavered as concerns about the debt load sapped the USD of momentum. The loonie was boosted on Friday by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 23:36
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, rate, report

Despite Warnings China?s Over the Counter Bitcoin Economy Is Booming


"Bitcoin in China has deep roots as a vast majority of mining takes place in the region, and the country once accounted for the lion’s share of the world’s BTC trade volume. These days, how..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 19:20
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, share

Who Really Stands to Benefit From Trump?s Tax Plans?


"The relationship between tax cuts and the U.S. economy’s external sector is simple: A reduction of income tax liabilities raises households’ disposable income, which drives personal consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 12:32
Taggar: consumption, economy, investment

Dutch Columnist: Bitcoin Destabilizes the Economy and Undermines Banks


"A Dutch columnist has come under flak for urging readers to sell their bitcoins because they?re ?dangerous?. In a widely shared op-ed, the writer asserts that ?bitcrash? is dangerous because it has no..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 08:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, financial, share

PR: Quoine Lists Qash on Global Exchanges Quoinex, Qryptos and Bitfinex


"QUOINE has listed QASH for trading on global exchanges QUOINEX and QRYPTOS on 21 November 2017. QASH will be listed for trading on Bitfinex on 30 November 2017. QUOINE?s recently oversubscribed ICO, a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises on Strong Jobs Data Awaits BoC


"The USD/CAD lost 1.55 percent on Friday. The currency pair is trading at 1.2695 after the Canadian jobs number defied expectations with a 79,500 positions added in November. Monthly gross domestic pro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 23:28
Taggar: currency, currency pair, economy, trading

US Manufacturing Survey Fell More than Expected in November


"The Institute for Supply Management’s measure of manufacturing activity contracted more than expected in November while continuing the overall economy’s 102-month growth streak. Manufactur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 17:23
Taggar: economy, point

Fed?s Bullard Warns US Yield Curve Could Invert Next year


"St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard warned on Friday of a key “bearish signal” emerging for the economy if the Fed continues raising interest rates as fast as policymakers cu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 17:15
Taggar: bear, bull, economy, rate

Canadian Economy Expands at 1.7% in Q3


"The Canadian economy expanded at an annualized rate of 1.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 as weaker exports applied downward pressure on growth. Statistics Canada says the increase in real gros..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 15:43
Taggar: economy, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie rocks on Canadian Job Report


"CAN Nov jobs: +79.5k (exp. +10k, last +35.3k) Unemployment: +5.9% (exp. +6.2%, last +6.3%) Full-Time Jobs +29,600; Part-Time +49,900 The Canadian labor market continues to defy expectations, as the ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 15:39
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

First South Korean Central Bank Rate Hike in Around Six Years


"The South Korean Base Rate was lifted to 1.50% from 1.25% but accompanied by a comparatively dovish statement that doesn’t guarantee subsequent increases soon: As it is forecast that inflationar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 20:54
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Giga Watt?s Facility Powers Local Economic Development


"Business innovation has long been a key element of civic progress. In more recent time, technology has served as a major contributor to local economic development.  In fact, the Austrian-born Ameri..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 15:57
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, economy, rate, real estate

Libra Launches Enterprise Grade Tax and Accounting App ?Crypto Office?


"As the cryptocurrency economy?s market capitalization surpasses $320Bn, lots of digital asset proponents are trying to figure out ways to write off capital gains and stay tax compliant. This week the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 06:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, market

Fed Chair Yellen Remains Committed to Raising Rates


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank is concerned with growth get out of hand and thus is committed to continuing to raise rates in a gradual manner. “We don’t want to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 22:28
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

German inflation accelerated more than anticipated in November


"German inflation accelerated more than anticipated in November, in a sign that robust growth in Europe?s largest economy may be translating into higher prices. Consumer prices rose an annual 1.8 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:40
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Rapid U.K Consumer Borrowing Growth Cools Again


"Britons took on credit at the slowest rate in 18 months in October, easing some of the Bank of England?s concerns about a rapid build-up of household debt, but other figures on Wednesday pointed to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point, rate

U.S Q3 Economic Growth Raised to 3.3%


"The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the third quarter, notching its quickest pace in three years, as increases in business investment in inventories and equipment offset a moderatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:26
Taggar: economy, investment, rate

Oil markets struggle as cracks in OPEC form


"By Henning Gloystein * Extended OPEC-led production cuts are priced in -traders * But doubts over Russia?s willingness to extend cuts emerge * API reports surprise climb in U.S. crude inventories * Bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 04:38
Taggar: economy, oil, report

Stay Safe By Keeping Your ?Bitcoin Business? to Yourself


"Bitcoin has grown in value quite a bit this year and with it comes a sizeable economy. Because of this, the network effect has increased, and a lot more people are now associated with the bitcoin envi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 20:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Higher as German Business Confidence Beats Expectations


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1866, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate improved to 117.5, above the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 12:13
Taggar: economy, point, trading

Gold Quiet as US Markets Closed for Thanksgiving


"Gold is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trading, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1291.23, down 0.08% on the day. U.S markets are closed for the Thanksgiving..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 19:04
Taggar: economy, gold, market, trading

Merkel Offered Lifeline By SPD


"Germany?s biggest opposition party is ready to begin talks with Angela Merkel on a minority government, offering her a way to restore political leadership in Europe?s biggest economy. It?s the first s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 17:42
Taggar: economy

EUR Recovers After German Coalition Shock


"Monday November 20: Five things the markets are talking about The collapse of the German coalition talks over the weekend would suggest that Germany is no longer the role model of ‘political? st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 12:59
Taggar: economy, market

More on the Euro Slide


"AFP News20 November 2017 On currency markets the euro fell after Merkel’s attempts to form a new government for Europe’s biggest economy collapsed — plunging Germany into a crisis th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 05:20
Taggar: currency, economy, market

Euro slides on coalition woes


"By Masayuki Kitano ( Reuters Singapore ) SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The euro hit a two-month low against the yen on Monday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel?s efforts to form a three-way coalition..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 03:33
Taggar: economy

Crypto Trading and Traditional Assets: New Options for Investors


"While trading of crypto-assets is booming, some investors are looking for options to trade traditional assets like stocks via cryptocurrencies. Three new operators are among those developing tradin..."

Concerns Return to Market


"Questions have resurfaced about the strength of China’s economy. Retail sales, industrial production, and business investment posted slower on-year gains in October, and the People’s Bank..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 15:10
Taggar: bank, economy, industrial production, investment, retail sales

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong Manufacturing Sales


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Thursday after a surprise gain by manufacturing sales. Oil prices continue to be under pressure after the large weekly buildup of US crude stocks reported on Wednesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 22:08
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil, report

Wall Street Fears Bitcoin Futures Will ?Destabilize the Real Economy?


"Wall Street is not happy about a pending cryptocurrency futures market set to open before Christmas this year, and some of the biggest names in the sector are voicing their concerns, ramping up rhetor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 00:03
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, market

US Dollar Stumbles Ahead of Inflation and Retail Sales


"German data surprise boosts EUR The US Dollar is trading lower against a mix of major currencies on Tuesday. Positive data out of Germany has boosted the single currency. The better than expected adva..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 22:40
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, economy, trading

Are We Too Hung Up on the China Debt Pile?


"Renowned economist Jim O’Neill says investors should overlook the growing debt pile in China, highlighting various positive factors for the world’s second-largest economy.”I can̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 16:08
Taggar: economy, gold

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground as US Jobless Claims Disappoints


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.68 down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Economy Watchers Sentiment improved to 53..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 17:39
Taggar: economy, employment, point, trading

EU Commission Downgrades UK Growth to 1.5%


"The European commission enters key Brexit talks with the government with the eurozone economy in its best shape for a decade and activity in the UK weaker than expected six months ago. In its half-yea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 17:33
Taggar: economy

European Commission Downgrades UK Growth Outlook


"The euro-area economy will grow at the fastest pace in a decade this year, while the U.K. heads into an extended slowdown, the European Commission said, highlighting the increasing divergence between..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 15:18
Taggar: economy

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Australia’s Official Cash Rate has been at a record low 1.5% since August 2016 when such was cut by 25 basis points. Even though the economy has not had a recession for over 20 years, price and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:27
Taggar: economy, inflation, point, rate

U.S Tax Reform Optimism Fuels Markets


"Tuesday November 7: Five things the markets are talking about It’s a very light week for the economic calendar. In the U.S, today’s JOLTS data will update job openings, which have been far..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:22
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong Jobs Report


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Friday to reverse the trend from earlier in the week. The loonie gained 0.34 percent after the release of the Canadian jobs report. Statistics Canada showed that the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 22:13
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, report

US Dollar Mixed After NFP Miss Strong ISM Service Index


"Busy week ends with disappointing US jobs report The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Friday. The greenback fell when the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the US economy added 261,0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 21:07
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, report

Russian Economy ?Lost 18 Billion Rubles This Year Due to Lack of ICO Regulation?


"Research has shown that the Russian economy has been deprived of 18 billion (approx $300 million) rubles so far this year due to a lack of initial coin offering (ICO) regulation. Also read: Bitcoin Ca..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Has China Surpassed the US as the World?s Role Model?


"China is calling for constructive dialogue and negotiations ahead of the President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing next week as the world’s second-largest economy balances practical diplom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:22
Taggar: economy, rate

Powell Poised For Fed Chair Nomination


"Jerome Powell, said to be President Donald Trump?s pick to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, is set to take the reins of the world?s most important central bank at a time when the U.S. economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 13:35
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation

Fed Expected to Keep Rates Unchanged


"The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the U.S. central bank will likely point to a firming economy as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 15:55
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Few Surprises from the FOMC


"  Few Surprises from the FOMC No surprises overnight as the FOMC did little more than confirm what we already knew; the economy is robust, but inflation is missing in action. And while the FOMC was on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 00:46
Taggar: economy, inflation, profit

Op Ed: Slovenia Primed to Become a Blockchain Haven


"The prime minister of Slovenia?s speech in support of blockchain technology this week has solidified the country?s position as the leading blockchain destination in the European Union and a key pla..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:13
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, finance, financial, market, rate

Creating a Blockchain-Based Network of Interoperable Artificial Intelligences


"Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup SingularityNET, recently covered by Wired as ?the most tech-hype idea of the year,? wants to democratize AI research and facilitate the emergence of human-level..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, leverage, market, rate, share

CAC Edges Higher on Solid French Data


"The CAC index continues to have a quiet week. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,500.00, up 0.11% on the day. France released key economic data on Tuesday. Flash GDP remained at 0.5% in the third quar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 16:04
Taggar: economy, investment, trading

The Canadian Economy Just Shrank Unexpectedly


"Canada?s economy unexpectedly contracted in August, adding to signs of cooling following a torrid pace of growth in the first half of this year. Highlights of August GDP Report Canada?s GDP shrank 0.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 14:39
Taggar: economy, report

Euro-Area Inflation Unexpectedly Slows as Economy Powers On


"Euro-area inflation unexpectedly slowed in October despite the bloc?s strengthening economy, underlining why the European Central Bank last week kept its exit from monetary stimulus wide open. Price g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 11:59
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

BoJ Keeps Policy Steady, but Newcomer Seeks Easing


"The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and roughly maintained its ambitious price forecasts on Tuesday, pointing to signs of growing strength in the economy that policymakers hope will accelera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 11:08
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, point, rate

Gold Starts Week With Gains, US Consumer Spending Improves


"Gold has ticked higher in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1275.72, up 0.28% on the day. On the release front, Personal Spending jumped 1.0%, beatin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 18:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, gold

UK Mortgage Lending and Consumer Credit Maintain Momentum in September


"Britain?s housing market and consumer economy kept most of their momentum last month, lending figures from the Bank of England showed on Monday, leaving the central bank on track to raise interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 17:50
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

U.S. Growth Above Forecast


"The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace than forecast in the third quarter, indicating resilient demand from consumers and businesses even with the hit from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Commerce Dep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 15:12
Taggar: economy, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After BoC Holds Interest Rate


"The Canadian dollar traded at a three month low after the Bank of Canada (BoC) kept the benchmark interest rate intact as expected and delivered a dovish assessment of the economy and NAFTA uncertaint..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 23:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, dollar trade, economy, rate

TokenFunder Wins Approval to First OSC Regulated ICO Launch


"In Canada, steps are being taken to bring Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) within the regulatory framework. TokenFunder, a Toronto-based startup that helps other startups launch and manage ICOs, is th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 20:33
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, currency, economy, finance, financial, investment, rate, share

Germany Very Optimistic on Economic Outlook


"German business confidence unexpectedly rose to a record high in October after falling for two months in a row, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting that Europe?s largest economy had started the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:15
Taggar: economy

UK GDP Exceeds Expectations Boosting BoE Rate Hike Chances


"Britain?s economy picked up speed unexpectedly in the third quarter, according to figures on Wednesday that likely cement expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month.Qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:09
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Yuan trades lower on USD strenghth


"The market had remained largely stable during the Congress, with ample liquidity in the country’s financial system. “It will be interesting to gauge just how much of a ‘decisive role..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 06:58
Taggar: economy, financial, market, trading

Eurozone Workforce Grows as Economy Gathers Momentum


"The euro-area economy maintained its strong momentum at the start of the final quarter of this year, with rising workloads encouraging companies to take on new staff at the sharpest pace in more than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 11:07
Taggar: economy

DRW and Other Firms Embrace High-Frequency Bitcoin Trading


"A large Chicago-based proprietary stock trading firm, DRW, has embraced bitcoin trading over stock trading. DRW has pivoted in accordance with shifting trends in the economy and in the fintech sector..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 22:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, economy, market, trading

Connecting the Luxury Fine Art Industry with the Modern Digital Economy


"Latest figures from the Tetaf art market report, released by the European Fine Art Foundation, show that in 2016 global art market sales amounted to an estimated $45 billion, up 1.7 percent from 20..."

US, Mexico and Canada Signed NDA on NAFTA Talks


"The United States, Mexico and Canada signed non-disclosure agreements before the first round of negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico?s Economy Ministry said o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 16:32
Taggar: economy

Central Bank of Papua New Guinea Adopts Blockchain Technology


"The number of countries with banks experimenting with blockchain technology is growing rapidly. The Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea (PNG), north of Australia, has joined the movement with..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 17:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, market, rate

Marking Time Ahead of the Jackson Hole Central Banking Symposium


"The annual retreat of world central bankers in Northwest Wyoming kicks off this evening and runs through Saturday. This year’s conference topic is “Fostering a Dynamic Global Economy.̶..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 14:16
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Eurozone Manufacturing Goes From Strength to Strength


"Surging demand for ?Made in the Euro Area? goods is feeding an economy that is creating jobs and finally also seeing price growth accelerate.A Purchasing Managers? Index for manufacturing rose to 57.4..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 13:30
Taggar: economy, rate

An Unexpected Interest Rate Cut by Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia became the latest central bank from an emerging market economy to cut its interest rates. The previous six changes, each like today’s move a cut of 25 basis points, were implemented fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 19:35
Taggar: bank, economy, market, point, rate

German Economic Sentiment Slips in August


"The mood among German investors worsened for the third consecutive month in August, a survey showed on Tuesday, suggesting that markets expect Europe’s biggest economy to lose some momentum in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 11:04
Taggar: economy, market

Market Moved By ECB Minutes


"The “Account” of the ECB Governing Council Meeting on July 19-20 expresses concern about the euro, which has been rising in response to fundamental improvement in the economy, possibly str..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-17 15:23
Taggar: economy, inflation

Gold Stable After Weak US Growth in Q1


"Gold prices are unable to find any momentum Friday despite the U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace than expected in the first three months of the year according to the latest data from the Commerce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:54
Taggar: economy, gold

Canadian Dollar Falls Against Dollar on Friday


"The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, retaining this week’s defensive bias as domestic data showed the economy stalled in February, offsetting a rebound in oil pri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:53
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil

Stocks Mixed on Friday After US Growth Slowdown


"Stocks were mixed on Friday after U.S. economic growth in the first quarter slowed sharply, its worst growth in three years. The S&P 500 was flat, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.04%, and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:52
Taggar: economy, trading

Spanish Economy Grew 0.8% in Q1


"Spain’s statistics agency says the economy grew 0.8 percent in the first quarter, keeping it as one of the fastest growing in the European Union. The National Institute of Statistics said Friday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:51
Taggar: economy

UK Economy Slowed Down to 0.3% Growth


"Britain’s economic growth slowed in the three months through March as concerns about the U.K.’s impending exit from the European Union hurt consumer spending. The Office for National Stati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:48
Taggar: economy, inflation, pound

Canada?s Economy Stalls


"Canada?s economy unexpectedly stalled in February as manufacturing and production in other goods producing sectors shrank during the month. The real estate sector, which expanded 0.5 percent, had its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 14:59
Taggar: economy, real estate

U.S. Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years


"The U.S. economy expanded at the slowest pace in three years as weak auto sales and lower home-heating bills dragged down consumer spending, offsetting a pickup in investment led by housing and oil dr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 14:23
Taggar: economy, investment, oil, rate

Dollar in Trouble Ahead of May Day


"April 28: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities are on the back foot; trimming their sixth consecutive monthly gain, as geopolitical worries intensifies ahead of today’s U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 12:43
Taggar: economy, market, rate, report

ECB Officials Becoming More Optimistic But Not Enough So to Reduce Stimulus


"A statement released after today’s meeting of the European Central Bank Governing Council proclaims, “that the cyclical recovery of the euro area economy is becoming increasingly solid and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 21:10
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Eurozone Recovery is Broad but Inflation Remains Weak


"Mario Draghi showed growing enthusiasm about the state of the euro-area economy, while cautioning that inflation pressures remain too weak to contemplate paring back stimulus. ?It?s true that growth i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 16:07
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, report

BOJ Stands Pat Looking for Olympic Games to Support Growth


"Japan’s central bank kept its ultra-lax monetary policy unchanged Thursday, forecasting that growth in the world’s third-largest economy would remain slow but steady through the fiscal yea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 16:00
Taggar: bank, economy

ECB Draghi is Enthusiastic on Growth But Dovish on Inflation


"Mario Draghi showed growing enthusiasm about the state of the euro-area economy, while cautioning that inflation pressures remain too weak to contemplate paring back stimulus. ?It?s true that growth i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, report

UK GDP to Test Pound Strength


"The first snapshot of the U.K. economy?s health this year will test the strength of the pound, which has been making headway recently after plunging in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote. Due..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 15:30
Taggar: economy, pound, report

ECB Leaves Rates, Guidance Unchanged


"The European Central Bank (ECB) left its interest rates and policy guidance unchanged Thursday, as expected, even as the eurozone economy shows increasing signs of recovery. The ECB announced that its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 13:49
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Mulling over Trump Tax Reform


"HONG KONG ? Asian shares slipped Thursday as investors digested the scant details of President Donald Trump?s U.S. tax overhaul, and economic and corporate reports. Investors also were awaiting a poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 05:30
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, report, share, shares

Trump Tax Plan Uncertainty


"The proposals are part of a wide-ranging plan to fire up the world’s top economy, which also includes ramping up infrastructure spending and wiping away business regulations. “Under the Tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 05:25
Taggar: economy

Gold Lower Ahead of Trump Tax Plan


"Gold fell to a two-week low on Wednesday as investors opted for riskier assets such as equities on renewed optimism over the U.S. economy and as political uncertainty in France receded, softening dema..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 16:46
Taggar: economy, gold

BOJ Expected to Upgrade GDP Forecast on Thursday


"Don’t let the naysayers sway you: While the Bank of Japan’s 2% inflation target remains elusive, the domestic economy is clearly picking up. If the central bank stays the course, its easy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 16:21
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, report

Exports to Drive Higher Investment and Growth in Germany


"The German economy is on a solid growth path despite global uncertainties, the economy minister said on Wednesday, adding that it expects companies to gradually start investing more as exports gradual..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 12:09
Taggar: economy

UK Government Borrowing Falls to Lowest Level Since 2008 Crisis


"Government borrowing fell to the lowest level since the financial crisis in the year to the end of March as the economy proved more resilient than expected in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. Borrowi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 15:42
Taggar: economy, financial

French Economy Facing Huge Challenges


"France is stuck in a major rut. Europe’s third biggest economy has suffered years of anemic growth, high unemployment and budget deficits, while neighbors such as Germany and the U.K. have enjoy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 16:54
Taggar: economy, employment, financial

Everything You Need to Know About the French Election


"The world is currently focused on France where voters are heading to the polls Sunday to choose their next president. Ahead of vote, which is being described as the most uncertain election ever in Fre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 09:27
Taggar: economy

Greenspan: Get rid of Dodd-Frank and Watch Economy and Stocks Soar


"Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Thursday the prospect of getting rid of the Dodd-Frank banking regulations has been a driver of higher stocks and would continue to be. R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 16:41
Taggar: bank, economy

Fed?s Kaplan: Three rate rises this year ?still a good baseline?


"Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said on Thursday that two more interest rate hikes this year remains possible but that the U.S. central bank has the flexibility to wait and see how the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 14:39
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

French Candidates Take Aim at Macron


"Emmanuel Macron?s rivals are training their fire on the centrist newcomer as opinion polls signal his narrow lead may be firming three days before the first round of France?s presidential election. Na..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 12:42
Taggar: economy

French Fears has Asset Classes on Edge


"Thursday April 20: Five things the markets are talking about Current price action suggests that investors continue to pare back ‘risk-on’ market positions ahead of this weekend’s fir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 12:11
Taggar: economy, market

IMF Chief Economist Says Global Economy at Turning Point


"The world economy seems to be gaining momentum, according the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. Writing in the IMF’s new World Economic Outlook, Maurice Obstfeldt said “w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:34
Taggar: economy, point, report

IMF Upgrades UK Growth Forecast to 2%


"The International Monetary Fund has revised up its UK growth forecast for the second time in three months after admitting that the performance of the economy since the Brexit vote last year had been s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:32
Taggar: economy, visa

Atlanta Fed Lowers U.S Q1 GDP View to 0.5%


"The U.S. economy is on track to expand at a 0.5 percent annualized pace in the first quarter following data on March retail sales and consumer prices released on Friday, the Atlanta Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-17 14:56
Taggar: dollar, economy, retail sales

TRY Rebounds Post Referendum


"Stephen Innes, one of OANDA’s senior traders, noted that The ?Yes? vote will have a positive effect on investor sentiment and the Turkish economy as a whole. Turkish assets offer some of the hig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-17 04:32
Taggar: economy

Trump the ?Manipulator?


"Thursday April 13: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets were heading into an Easter holiday stupor before President Trump “intentionally ” shook things up in a press c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 12:29
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, rate

Two Reasons Why Italians are Turning Sour on EUR


"The euro zone’s greatest existential threat may no longer center on small, peripheral countries such as Greece and Portugal dragging it down, but instead on the prospect that its third largest e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 14:27
Taggar: economy, report

UK Inflation Stays at Three-Year High of 2.3%


"Rising food and clothing prices kept Britain?s inflation rate at its highest level for more than three years last month, putting household budgets under pressure as the Brexit effect on the pound work..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 15:19
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, pound, rate

Things to Consider When Starting a Bitcoin Mining Operation


"Bitcoin mining has become a competitive industry within the cryptocurrency economy. With all the large data facilities and pools these days people often wonder what it takes to get involved with minin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

Ukrainian Central Banker Resigns


"Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 16:18
Taggar: bank, economy

IMF, World Bank and WTO Warn Against Trade Protectionism


"Fears that Donald Trump?s arrival in the White House is threatening a new era of protectionism have prompted a joint defence of trade from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the World..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy

DAX Edges Lower To Start off Week, German Investor Confidence Next


"The DAX Index has edged lower in Monday trading. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,208.69. In economic news, Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence jumped to 23.9, beating the estimate of 20.1 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 13:35
Taggar: day trading, economy, market, point, trading

Week Ahead US Retail Sales and Inflation Next for Dollar


"US jobs miss raising questions about economy The US dollar will finish the week ending on April 7 on a high note despite the US non farm payrolls (NFP) missing expectations. The greenback is only lowe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 21:40
Taggar: dollar, economy

Fed Minutes Show a Divided Central Bank on Trump and Inflation


"Federal Reserve officials last month struggled to come to grips with two big uncertainties facing the U.S. economy ? whether it would be safe to let inflation rise faster for a while and how to assess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 21:10
Taggar: economy, inflation

Singapore Central Bank to Remain Neutral Despite Economic Recovery


"Singapore’s economy may be perking up, but the central bank isn’t likely to turn hawkish at this month’s policy review, analysts said. Khoon Goh, head of Asia research at ANZ, said i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 16:03
Taggar: bank, economy

German Service Growth Accelerates in March


"Growth in Germany’s services sector accelerated further in March, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting Europe’s largest economy will post healthy growth in the first quarter. Markit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 16:01
Taggar: economy, rate

UK Services Sector Rose Faster than Expected in March


"Activity in the UK’s dominant services sector rose at a faster-than-expected pace in March. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for services rose to 55, compared with economis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 15:58
Taggar: economy

Lower US Yields Suggest Concerns About Economy


"Bond yields have sunk lately, which could suggest trepidation about the U.S. economy. Although the Federal Reserve remains firmly in hiking mode, raising its federal funds rate target already and indi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 15:43
Taggar: economy, rate

Underpricing Black Swan


"Stephen Innes, Senior Asia Pacific Forex Trader, Oanda discusses some potential market- moving events. Investors might be ignoring the dark clouds Europe is facing and the US economy should chug along..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 21:01
Taggar: economy, forex, forex trade, market

Mexico Seeking European Trade to Reduce US Dependency


"Mexico is about to take another step to pivot its economy away from the U.S. and President Trump. Mexican officials kick off talks with their counterparts in the European Union on Monday to update the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:50
Taggar: economy

BOJ Survey Shows Business Confidence Higher


"Japanese companies’ concerns about the domestic economy remaining stagnant — which were prevalent until mid-2016 — appear to be fading, according to the latest Bank of Japan (BOJ) Ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:41
Taggar: bank, economy

US ISM Manufacturing Rose in March


"Economist expected the U.S. manufacturing index to hit 57 in March, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate. A reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:08
Taggar: economy, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Manufacturing Reports


"USD/CAD has edged higher in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3350. On the release front, manufacturing data is in focus on both sides of the border. Canada releases Manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 14:06
Taggar: economy, trade balance, trading

Japanese Unemployment Falls to 22 Year Low


"Japan’s unemployment rate fell to a more than 22-year low of 2.8 percent in February, offering some hope for the country’s economy, government data showed Friday. Japanese consumers, howev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 16:32
Taggar: consumption, economy, employment, rate

China?s Manufacturing Rose to a Five Year High


"China’s factory activity ticked up again last month to its highest level in five years, according to an official survey released Friday, in a fresh sign that the world’s No. 2 economy is p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 16:31
Taggar: economy

Internet of Things Blockchain Startup Slock.it Raises $2 Million


"The project will allow anyone to rent any smart object, disrupting the Sharing Economy landscape."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 10:06
Taggar: economy

ECB Being Proven Correct on Inflation


"Mario Draghi?s German difficulty may be melting away with the change of seasons. The European Central Bank president had barely begun the New Year when a winter spike in consumer prices provoked resur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 09:57
Taggar: bank, economy

German Inflation Slows as Expected


"Inflation in Europe?s largest economy decelerated more than forecast in March. Consumer-price growth in Germany slowed to 1.5 percent from 2.2 percent the previous month, the Federal Statistical Offic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 09:55
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Fed Mester Believes More Rates Hikes Needed


"A Federal Reserve policymaker on Thursday repeated her call for further rate hikes and a trimming of the central bank’s balance sheet later this year, as the U.S. economy is expected to rebound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 18:31
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

US Homebuilding Rose to 9.5 Year High in February


"U.S. homebuilding jumped in February as unseasonably warm weather boosted the construction of single-family houses to near a 9-1/2-year high, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 15:01
Taggar: economy

US Q4 Growth Revised Upward to 2.1% in Final Estimate


"The US economy grew faster than initially estimated in the final months of 2016, according to the latest official figures. The economy grew at an annualised pace of 2.1% in the fourth quarter of the y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 15:00
Taggar: economy

EUR/USD Moves Lower as US Pending Home Sales Jump


"EUR/USD extended its drop for a second day today as the US economy continued to show signs of robust growth. This time it was a housing market that helped the d..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 18:16
Taggar: dollar, economy, home sales, market

Eurozone Bonds Steady as Brexit Gets Under Way


"High-rated government bond yields edged lower but the moves were fairly contained as optimism about the state of the euro zone economy calmed market nerves on that day Britain triggered formal divorce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 14:47
Taggar: economy, market, rate

The Numbers Behind Some of the Biggest Brexit Negotiations


"Tough choices await negotiators in upcoming Brexit talks. How much, if anything, is the U.K. willing to pay to settle its dues? How many immigrants are too many for British voters? How much free-trade..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 14:19
Taggar: economy

BoC Poloz Says Free Trade, FI and Immigration Play Critical Roles


"In a speech to university students on Tuesday, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz argued that free trade, foreign investment and immigration all played critical roles in building Canada’s eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 19:01
Taggar: bank, economy, investment

German Ifo Survey Hits Six Year High


"A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has unexpectedly risen to a six-year high. The Ifo institute said Monday that its monthly confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 17:01
Taggar: economy, point

US Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level in 16 Years


"U.S. consumers’ confidence in the economy rose in March to its highest level since December 2000, a survey showed on Tuesday, led by optimism for finding work and a brighter assessment of busine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 16:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

Bitcoin in Numbers ? a Visual Look at Bitcoin Growth and Demand So Far in 2017


"The bitcoin economy is growing fast, and the environment is continuously evolving right before our eyes. 2017 is showing that more people are interested in bitcoin as demand for the decentralized cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 11:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

How is the UK Economy Coping Post-Brexit?


"Introducing the Bloomberg Brexit Barometer. This custom index, which combines key measures of the U.K. economy in one number, makes its public debut today. The barometer will help you keep track as Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 09:52
Taggar: economy, employment, indicators, inflation, rate

Business Confidence in Germany Highest Since 2011


"German business sentiment climbed to the strongest since July 2011 in a sign that the economy is sustaining its momentum as revival in global trade trounces fears of rising protectionism. The Munich-b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 16:28
Taggar: economy

Trumpflation Worries Sparks Rush Back into Euro Zone Bonds


"Borrowing costs across the euro zone fell on Monday, as a legislative defeat for U.S. President Donald Trump on healthcare reforms raised questions about his ability to push through tax cuts and fisca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 15:36
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Mortgage Approvals and Consumer Lending Slows in February


"British banks approved the fewest mortgages in three months in February and consumer credit growth slowed slightly despite a jump in credit card borrowing, industry figures showed on Friday. Britain&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 12:24
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Eurozone PMIs Point to Higher Inflationary Pressures


"The euro area?s accelerating economy is translating into faster job creation and stronger inflation pressures. A Purchasing Managers? Index rose to 56.7 in March, the highest level in almost six years..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 12:16
Taggar: economy, inflation

Fed?s Kashkari Says US Economy Falling Short on Jobs and Inflation


"Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, the lone dissenter against the U.S. central bank’s decision this week to raise interest rates, said on Friday the U.S. economy is still..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 15:53
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, rate

US Job Openings Up Slightly in January


"Monthly jobs openings ? a gauge of the U.S. economy that’s closely watched by Fed chair Janet Yellen ? were little changed in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Thursday. Monthly jo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 20:02
Taggar: economy

Dissecting Swisscoin ? Another Rising ?Cryptocurrency? Blockchain Ponzi


"Just recently Bitcoin.com reported on the Nigerian SEC Association’s warning about Multi-Level-Marketing (MLM) ?cryptocurrencies? such as Onecoin and Swisscoin. Our news team has uncovered quite..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, market, report

U.S. Retail Sales Post Smallest Gain in Six Months


"U.S. retail sales in February posted the smallest gain in six months, indicating a tempering of the consumer spending that?s been carrying the economy. Purchases rose 0.1 percent, matching the Bloombe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 14:31
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

Are French Voters as Disillusioned as We Think?


"French voters head into the most important presidential election in decades in a bad mood. They think their country is on the wrong track, they distrust European Union institutions and they suffer fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 09:33
Taggar: economy

Sterling Bears to Disregard U.K Budget


"Another solid jobs number this Friday could all but cement expectations for the Fed to raise rates next week and send the dollar even higher. However, investors can expect the lack of clarity on Presi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 13:31
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

Australian Official Cash Rate Left Unchanged at 1.50%


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Board retained a record low 1.50% official cash rate at this month’s policy meeting. A released statement is pretty upbeat, observing an improved global eco..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 17:55
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, rate

RBA Signals No Further Easing Planned


"The Reserve Bank of Australia held rates at a record low 1.50 percent as expected on Tuesday and signaled economic conditions were in line with its inflation and growth targets. In an assessment of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 14:08
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Eurozone Growth Driven By Consumption in Q4


"Household consumption and a rebound in investment drove economic growth in the euro zone in the last three months of last year, data from the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat showed o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 14:03
Taggar: consumption, economy, investment

German Factory Orders Slump in January


"German factory orders plunged at the steepest pace in eight years as demand for investment goods weakened. Orders, adjusted for seasonal swings and inflation, fell 7.4 percent from December, when they..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 13:53
Taggar: economy, inflation, investment

The Euro, Yen and Peso


"This coming Thursday, March 9th, will mark the eighth anniversary of the low point hit by U.S. stocks in the Great Recession. The DOW and S&P 500 closed that day at 6,547 and 677. The economy was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 22:23
Taggar: economy, point

So What?s Next


"So what?s next? Whatever debate there was regarding the March 15 FOMC was indeed settled by Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s remarks to the Executives? Club of Chicago on Friday. March is on! Equity mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-05 00:53
Taggar: economy, forex, market, rate

Fed Fisher Joins March Rate Hike Chorus


"Federal Reserve policymakers who have recently signaled a pending U.S. interest rate rise have been acknowledging growing confidence and aggregate demand in the economy and stock market since the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 21:32
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Macron Takes the Lead in First Round Poll


"Centrist Emmanuel Macron would come top in the first round of France’s presidential election ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, according to an Odoxa poll, the first to show Macron with a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 13:23
Taggar: economy

USD Higher as March Fed Hike Likely


"The dollar gained to seven week highs against a basket of currencies on Thursday, after hawkish comments by a Federal Reserve official late on Wednesday encouraged investors to expect a near-term inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 20:31
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, rate

Cramer Says Fed Has No Excuse to Delay Rate Hike


"The Federal Reserve has no excuse to put off hiking interest rates in March, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Thursday. “The rest of the economy is strong enough to take it,” Cramer said on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 20:29
Taggar: economy, market, rate

GBP Drops Against USD After Fed Rate Hike Expectations


"Sterling edged down to a six-week low on Thursday against a dollar, boosted by expectations of a March U.S. interest rate hike, while data painted a mixed picture of Britain’s economy. A survey..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 20:13
Taggar: dollar, economy, margin, rate

Canadian GDP Grew 2.6% in 2016


"Canada?s indefatigable households and a sharp drop in imports kept the country?s economy growing at a 2.6 percent annualized pace in the final quarter of 2016, helping offset what looks to be a deepen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 17:32
Taggar: economy, investment

German Economy Minister Stresses the Need to Reduce Trading Barriers with US


"German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries has written to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross stressing that it would be in both countries’ interests to minimize the barriers to trade between t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 17:23
Taggar: economy

Macron Lays Out Plans For French Presidency


"French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron presented a platform that calls for cutting costs and bureaucracy to boost hiring, and push investment in what he called the economy of the future. Mac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 15:08
Taggar: economy, investment

UK Construction Firms Facing Big Challenges


"Growth across Britain’s construction industry picked up slightly in February, driven by the civil engineering sector, though a slowdown in new orders and soaring costs added to mixed signals for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 15:04
Taggar: economy

Mexico Economy Minister to Meet With Auto Execs in Detroit


"Mexico’s economy minister will travel to Detroit on Friday to meet with executives from automakers Ford Motor Co (F.N) and General Motors Co (GM.N) as Mexico seeks to deter U.S. President Donald..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 00:28
Taggar: economy

Bank of Canada Maintains Overnight Rate Target at 0.50%


"As at the European Central Bank, official at the Bank of Canada are “looking thought the effects” of higher energy prices on inflation, which they expect to be temporary. A statement relea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:54
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point

IMF says Iran?s Economy Out of a Recession But Risks Remain


"Iran’s economy rebounded out of a recession after the nuclear deal with world powers, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, though uncertainty over future sanctions and problems plagu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:05
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

German Unemployment Falls as Confidence Improves


"German unemployment continued to decline in February as companies expressed confidence in the outlook for Europe?s largest economy. The number of people out of work fell by a seasonally adjusted 14,00..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 15:43
Taggar: economy, employment

Gains From US Growth to Pay for Trump Agenda


"More robust economic growth will help fund increases in spending to bulk up the military and upgrade the nation’s infrastructure, President Donald Trump told Fox News. “I think the money i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 19:33
Taggar: economy

Trump?s 3% Growth Unrealistic


"President Donald Trump’s goal of 3 percent economic growth is somewhat unrealistic, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Tuesday. In an interview with Fox & Friends that aired Tuesday morning, T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 19:32
Taggar: economy

Dutch Voters Angry About Jobs and Immigration


"From the towering offices of Rotterdam?s port authority, you can watch the never-ending stream of barges begin their river journeys to the Rhine and points across Europe, carrying anything from Chines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 12:14
Taggar: economy, point, spread

Confidence Improving in the Eurozone


"Put aside the dark clouds of Greece?s debts and the French elections: Economic confidence at the highest level since 2011 suggests that the euro-area economy is in better shape than it?s been for year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 16:49
Taggar: bank, economy

Mexico warns it will end NAFTA talks if U.S. proposes tariffs


"Mexico’s economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo warned that his country will break off negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if the United States were to propose tariffs o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 16:15
Taggar: economy, report

U.S Durable Goods Rebound in January


"Orders for U.S. durable goods rebounded in January, a sign companies were feeling encouraged to invest at the start of the year as the economy improved. Bookings for goods meant to last at least three..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 15:49
Taggar: durable goods, economy

Who Stands to Lose From Trade War With China?


"There’s at least one big loser if President Donald J. Trump ignites a trade war with China: Taiwan. The island democracy has a heavily export-dependent economy enmeshed in billions of dollars in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 11:17
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

Ifo Points to Pick Up in German Growth


"German business confidence unexpectedly improved, underpinning the Bundesbank?s prediction that economic growth strengthened at the start of the year. The Munich-based Ifo institute?s business climate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 16:45
Taggar: bank, economy

Hammond Deficit Goal in Sight


"Chancellor Philip Hammond appears to be on track to meet his first budget deficit target after a strong tax payments in January, reflecting the economy’s resilient response to last year’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 17:33
Taggar: economy, finance, report

Economy Becomes Greatest Concern For Britons


"Britons are now more concerned about the economy than they are about terrorism or immigration, a survey showed on Tuesday, another sign that consumers are feeling increasingly worried about Britain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 17:31
Taggar: economy

BoE Economist Says CB Has Improved its Forecasting Abilities


"The Bank of England has made “big improvements” in its ability to forecast the UK economy, the Bank’s chief economist has told MPs. Andy Haldane made his comment to the Treasury Sele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 17:01
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

BoE Member Says Forecasting Next Crash is Impossible


"The Bank of England is unlikely to predict the next financial crisis, according to one of the central bank?s leading policymakers, who said economic models were unable to provide flawless forecasts fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 16:57
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Highest Growth in Nearly Three Years in Germany


"Growth in Germany’s private sector picked up in February to reach its highest level in nearly three years, driven by humming factories, a survey showed on Tuesday, pointing to a strong first qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 15:45
Taggar: economy, point

Winners and Losers in Singapore Budget


"In a bid to boost growth and productivity amid global economic and geopolitical uncertainties, Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced measures to support infrastructure projects and indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 15:26
Taggar: economy, finance, point

XAU/USD ? Gold Listless as US Markets Closed For Holiday


"Gold is showing limited movement in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1237.38. In economic news, US markets are closed for Presidents’ Day, so we̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 19:38
Taggar: economy, gold, market, us market

Can the Bitcoin Economy Help Greeks Hide Their Wealth?


"Greece continues to suffer from economic turmoil as European lenders and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) struggle to impose austerity measures across the country. Furthermore, in just over a mon..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-19 19:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, oil

Is Carney?s Consumer Forecast Proving Correct?


"The U.K. consumer finally appears to be cracking — potentially taking Britain?s economic strength with it. Retail sales unexpectedly fell for a third month in January, calling into question the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 16:55
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

UK Consumers Feeling the Pinch


"British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year’s Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 16:29
Taggar: economy, inflation

Qtum?s Patrick Dai Talks Smart Contracts and Bitcoin Security


"Bitcoin.com recently covered the blockchain project Qtum that mixes the Bitcoin protocol with the Ethereum Virtual Machine in order to enhance smart contracts. We chatted with Patrick Dai, co-founder..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 17:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Trudeau Claims CETA Must Benefit All


"Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that the whole world benefited from a strong European Union and that the bloc and his country needed to lead the international economy in challe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 15:41
Taggar: economy

Dollar?s Winning Streak is Over


"Thursday February 16: Five things the markets are talking about “Waiting too long to tighten would be unwise; more policy adjustments will likely be needed if the economy remains on track”..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 13:35
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Why Does Trump Want to Repeal Dodd-Frank?


"It?s an article of faith in the Republican Party that the economy will never prosper until we repeal the tough bank regulations that were enacted in 2010 following the financial crisis. Republicans sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 18:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Greek Protests Back Government in Anti Austerity Push


"The standoff between Greece and its creditors has escalated, with the embattled Athens government vowing it will not give in to demands for further cuts as data showed the country?s economy unexpected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 17:26
Taggar: economy

OECD Raises Italian 2017 GDP Forecast to 1%


"The Italian economy will grow by a modest 1.0 percent this year, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Wednesday, marginally raising its previous forecast of 0.9 percent ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 16:52
Taggar: economy, margin

Retail Sales in U.S. Climb More Than Forecast


"U.S. retail sales rose more than forecast last month in a broad-based advance that indicates the consumer is well-positioned to propel the economy in early 2017. The 0.4 percent advance in January fol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:28
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

Greek Economy Shrank in 2016 Q4


"The Greek economy unexpectedly shrank in the three months to December, latest figures show. Output fell by 0.4% in the final quarter of the year, compared with growth of 0.9% in the third quarter. Ana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 16:58
Taggar: economy

Pound Pummeled on Inflation Miss


"Tuesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-off is back in vogue as the dismay in the Trump administration is overshadowing optimism for an improving U.S. economy. Trump’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 13:23
Taggar: economy, market

Head of US National Economic Council Says Strong Dollar Big Hurdle


"Count another top economic adviser to President Donald Trump as wary of a strong dollar. Former Goldman Sachs No. 2. Gary Cohn, now the head of the National Economic Council, identified a stronger dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 20:36
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, report

European Commission Expects UK Economy to Slowdown After Brexit


"The UK economy will slow down sharply over the next couple of years says the European Commission. Its latest forecast says the UK economy will grow by just 1.5% this year and by 1.2% in 2018, compared..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 20:12
Taggar: economy

Where Does Greece Stand as Negotiations Heat Up Again


"Greece fought austerity and austerity won. When Alexis Tsipras, the brash young leader of a left-wing party, became prime minister in January 2015, he vowed to stop taking the economic medicine that s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 10:34
Taggar: economy

Next Week


"Central Banks: Federal Reserve Chair Yellen delivers her semi-annual Humphrey Hawkins testimony on the economy and monetary policy to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday and the House Financial Se..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 20:58
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Fed?s Evans Sees 3 Rate Hikes in 2017


"It is reasonable to expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates three times this year in part because the early direction of U.S. fiscal policies appear to be positive for the economy, a Fed ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 23:20
Taggar: economy, rate

GBP at 1.25 After Trump Comments on US Tax Policies Boost USD


"Sterling held strong near its highest in a week on Thursday, some more upbeat British housing data helping soothe nerves over domestic economic growth as comments by U.S. President Donald Trump on tax..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 23:08
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound

EUR/USD Drops after Trump Hints at Tax Plans


"EUR/USD dropped today after US President Donald Trump said that he will announce a “phenomenal” tax plan in the near future. Investors were hoping that this means tax cuts t..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 20:45
Taggar: economy

Dollar jumps as Trump announces forthcoming ?phenomenal? tax plan


"The dollar surged more than 1 percent against the yen and rose broadly on Thursday after comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that he would be releasing his “phenomenal” tax plan in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 18:01
Taggar: dollar, economy

Gasoline Sales Fall Sparking Recession Concerns


"Gasoline purchases can be a powerful signal about the consumer economy, and last month’s drop off in demand was downright recession-like. But economists don’t see a recession, and energy a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 17:08
Taggar: economy

Central Banks More Important than Trump Policies Says Analyst


"The Federal Reserve policy will have greater impact on the economy than will President Donald Trump, analyst Peter Boockvar said Thursday. “I think 2017 will be driven more by the Fed, the ECB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 17:07
Taggar: economy

Singapore Remains Focused on Globalization


"Singapore has planted a fresh flag to promote global trade – in stark contrast to what it sees as a “dark shift” toward protectionism in other developed markets. The city-state’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 14:33
Taggar: economy, market, report

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Unchanged Ahead of Japanese Mfg. Reports Next


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.20. On the release front, it’s a very light day. Japanese Economy Watchers Sentiment sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 13:42
Taggar: economy, point, trading

Minnesota Fed Chief Says CB Can Afford to be Patient


"Count Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari as being firmly in the camp of those who believe the central bank can afford patience on interest rates. In a somewhat unusual post Tuesday on publishing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 21:50
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, point, rate

US Trade Deficit Rose to $502.3B in 2016


"The U.S. trade deficit rose slightly in 2016 to $502.3 billion, marking the highest level in four years and underscoring the difficulty the Trump administration faces in bringing the nation?s trade ou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 16:28
Taggar: economy

RBA Signals Rates to Remain Steady For Now


"The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) held interest rates steady at record low 1.5 percent on Tuesday, as expected, and appeared to signal it would remain on hold for some time. The RBA said that it exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 13:13
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Fidelity Analyst Says US Pro-growth Agenda Delay Is not Doom


"The promised policy trifecta of the Trump administration ? tax cuts, deregulation and infrastructure spending ? should push the U.S. economy higher if passed, but a stall in may not mean doom for mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 17:05
Taggar: economy, market

US RATE HIKE TRAJECTORY


"US RATE HIKE TRAJECTORY FIRMLY IN PLACE Stephen Innes, Senior Asia Pacific Forex Trader at OANDA, talks Trump, and his expectations that with a strengthening US economy, the Federal Reserve could hike..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 04:05
Taggar: economy, forex, forex trade, rate

Dollar Lower After Disappointing US Wage Growth


"The dollar edged lower against yen and euro on Friday in choppy trading after the U.S. employment report showed a smaller-than-expected rise in wages last month despite strong jobs gains, raising doub..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 17:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, report, trading

Fed?s Evans Calls for Slow Rate Hikes in 2017


"The U.S. Federal Reserve should raise interest rates slowly even as fiscal policies under President Donald Trump are likely to help push economic growth beyond sustainable levels, Chicago Federal Rese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 16:49
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

UK Service Sector Costs Rise as Fuel and Labor Cost Higher


"Warnings that Britain is heading for a sharp increase in inflation have intensified after a key business survey showed companies in the services sector are grappling with their biggest rise in costs f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 16:47
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, report

BoE Back in Brexit Spotlight after Growth Rethink


"The Bank of England is feeling the heat again after its new, more upbeat picture for Britain’s economy put an uncomfortable focus back on its warning last year about a quick and sharp Brexit vot..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 15:52
Taggar: bank, economy

India Cuts Tax and Pledges Relief for Middle Class


"India’s finance minister pledged relief for middle class taxpayers and small and medium-sized companies on Wednesday, saying the government would spend billions of dollars to double farmers̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 18:14
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance

BoE Facing Brexit Balancing Task


"The Bank of England will probably try on Thursday to avoid adding to speculation about a first interest rate hike in nearly a decade, even as it acknowledges the resilience of Britain’s economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 10:16
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

What Can We Expect From BoE on Super Thursday?


"BoE Expected to Raise Growth Forecasts on Thursday It’s been more than seven months since the UK voted to leave the European Union in a referendum that will change the shape of the country for y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 19:56
Taggar: economy

US Economic Activity in Manufacturing Rose in January


"Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January, according to The Institute for Supply Management on Wednesday, with the overall economy growing for the 92nd consecutive month. The U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 17:48
Taggar: economy, point

A Slew of Favorable Purchasing Manager Surveys and Better-than-Expected Corporate Earnings Reports on FOMC Day


"This first day of February has a scheduled FOMC policy statement release. The committee is not expected to raise its interest rate as it did in December, but investors hope to find clues to how many r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 16:54
Taggar: economy, inflation, profit, rate

Bitcoin in Numbers ? a Collection of Interesting and Recent Charts


"Bitcoin charts show many facets of the cryptocurrency’s environment. So far Bitcoin has created a myriad of different markets, value correlations, mining data, and many more constellations of ec..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, market

Warren Buffett?s Berkshire Made $12 Billion Bet on Trump?s Stocks Rally


"Buffett was skeptical of some of Trump's claims about how fast he can grow the economy."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 21:21
Taggar: economy

Canadian GDP Rises 0.4% in November


"The output of Canada’s economy expanded by 0.4 per cent in November, led by mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and construction. Statistics Canada reported Tuesday that the monthly expansion was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 17:21
Taggar: economy, oil, report

US Dollar Has Worst Start of Year Since 2008


"The U.S. dollar headed for its worst start to a year since 2008 on Tuesday while world stock losses, already the biggest in six weeks, grew after widespread protests against President Donald TrumpR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 12:41
Taggar: dollar, economy, spread

Indian Economy Caught Between Stimulus and Fiscal Discipline


"As India’s economy continues to reel in the aftermath of last year’s demonetization drive, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must balance between the need for stimulating growth and continuing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 12:35
Taggar: economy, finance

Greece Could be In Need of Further Bailouts


"After nearly 10 years of crippling austerity, contraction, brinkmanship and bailouts, the Greek economy returned to growth in 2016. However this good news could soon be eclipsed as fears are raised th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 21:56
Taggar: economy, financial

US Consumer Spending Rose in December


"U.S. consumer purchases climbed in December by the most in three months as incomes picked up, signaling a strong hand-off into 2017. The 0.5 percent advance in consumption, which accounts for about 70..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:49
Taggar: consumption, economy, report

US Consumer Spending Rose in December


"U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in December as households bought motor vehicles and a range of services amid rising wages, pointing to sustained domestic demand that is likely to set the economy u..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:44
Taggar: economy, point

Japan Has Become a Big Player Within the Bitcoin Economy


"Over the past year, Japan has been laser focused on digital currency and blockchain solutions. Moreover, the country has recently become the second largest Bitcoin trading region in the world. Now one..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-29 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, rate, trading

Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Arrested for ?Electricity Theft?


"Four Bitcoin miners have been arrested in Charallave, Venezuela according to the spanish-language Bitcoin publication Criptonoticias. The arrest comes at a time of turmoil in Venezuela’s economy..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 16:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, oil

APAC Bourses follow the Dow Lead


"However, the dollar turned lower against most of its peers as investors mull comments from Trump and his nominee for Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that the unit is too strong and could hurt the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 05:29
Taggar: dollar, economy

Markets Trading on Policy Perceptions, Not Released Data


"The nominee for U.S. Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, gave a nuanced view on dollar strength, saying such is a desired long-term goal but also can be detrimental to the economy in the short run. As..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 15:53
Taggar: dollar, economy

Mexico Could Pull Out of NAFTA if Renegotiation Unfavorable


"Mexico could pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if the deal’s renegotiation does not benefit Latin America’s second largest economy, Mexican economy minister Ildefonso Gua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 15:43
Taggar: economy

NZD/Dairy Correlation ? Not That Simple


"In early 2008, when the global financial crisis started crippling the world economy, the New Zealand economy entered into recession. Correspondingly, for the most part of..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 21:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, financial, kiwi

QE and Capital Controls Create Worldwide Demand for Bitcoin


"Bitcoin had an incredible run in 2016, finally breaking $1,000 USD on New Year’s Day 2017. Many people are curious to find out why significant amounts of money found its way into the bitcoin eco..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-22 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Trumponomics May be Wrong Medicine for U.S.


"Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. But that medicine may be too s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 16:02
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Chinese Growth Picks Up But Debt a Concern


"China’s economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, giving it a solid tailwind heading into what is expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 10:09
Taggar: bank, economy

Is Trumponomics the Right Medicine for US Economy?


"Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. But that medicine may be too s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 09:57
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Fed Shouldn?t Let Economy Run Too Hot


"With monetary policy still modestly accommodative, the U.S. central bank should continue to raise interest rates slowly to keep jobs plentiful and inflation low, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 09:36
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Race For French Left Candidate Heats Up


"France’s divided Left will this weekend narrow its search for a presidential candidate, though opinion polls show whoever emerges victor will struggle to head off humiliation in the April-May el..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 09:33
Taggar: economy

Aussie Dollar Resilience


"3:12pm The Australian dollar jumped to a two-month high after data showed China’s economy expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter of 2016. China is Australia’s No.1 t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 07:29
Taggar: aussie, dollar, economy, trading

Aussie on a roll post China GDP


"[REUTERS SYDNEY] The Australian dollar rose again on Friday to hit a near 2-1/2-month high after data showed China’s economy expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter of 2016..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 05:33
Taggar: aussie, dollar, economy, trading

China Has Growth at 6.7% for Last 3 Quarters


"China’s pace of economic growth is on a remarkably steady run. For the past three quarters, the world’s second largest economy has grown at exactly the same rate — 6.7%. Economists p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 17:51
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Auto Industry Key For UK in Brexit Negotiations


"Britain’s car industry is a key part of the economy and the government is looking to ensure the best possible EU market access for all of the country’s important sectors, Prime Minister Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 14:42
Taggar: economy, financial, market

JPMorgan CEO Says US Economy Could Hit 4% Growth in 2017


"JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC on Wednesday the promise of pro-growth policies from President-elect Donald Trump has been a good start for the stock market. With the right polic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 18:01
Taggar: economy, market, rate

No Brexit Hit Yet for UK Workers as Pay Growth Rises


"British workers saw their pay grow at the fastest pace in more than a year in the three months to November, official data showed on Wednesday, adding to signs that the country’s economy ended 20..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 16:16
Taggar: economy, rate

Does Satoshi?s Libertarian Statements from the Past Matter Anymore?


"Bitcoin is a revolutionary experiment that may disrupt the world’s financial markets and society?s norms in more ways than one. Everyone has their own ideas of how they envision bitcoin being us..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-17 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, market, point

El-Erian Says USD Will be Higher on Rates But Wary of Accelaration


"Global growth could be better than expected in 2017, though many uncertainties remain that could impact expansion, with the biggest of them being steep gains in the U.S. currency, Allianz’s Moha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 18:44
Taggar: currency, economy

IMF Worries About US Protectionism


"The global economy faces a multitude of risks in 2017, ranging from rising protectionism spearheaded by Donald Trump to a severe slowdown in China, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The Wash..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 17:55
Taggar: economy

IMF Expects US Growth to Get Lift From Trump Stimulus


"U.S. economic growth should get a lift from stimulus measures under Donald Trump’s presidency, but it won’t hit the speed he promised anytime soon. That’s according to the Internatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 17:48
Taggar: economy

India?s Cash Crisis Slows Down Growth China Overtakes


"India’s run as the world’s fastest-growing major economy has ended thanks to its self-imposed cash crisis. The International Monetary Fund said Monday that India’s economy has fallen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 17:47
Taggar: economy

Protectionism is Good For No One


"“Protectionism, at the end of the day, is good for no-one,” Brazilian Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, told CNBC on Monday in Davos, Switzerland, reflecting on whether President-elect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 12:58
Taggar: economy, finance

Trump Will Beg Fed For QE4


"President-elect Trump’s policies will help the U.S. economy, but they won’t be enough to save stocks long term, said widely followed perm bear Marc Faber. “Mr. Trump is pro-business..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 12:52
Taggar: bear, economy

Creating Altcoins is Easy, Maintaining One is Not


"Love them or hate them, there?s a lot of altcoins in the crypto-economy. In fact, in 2017 there are roughly more than 700 different kinds of cryptocurrency. All of them claim to offer something unique..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-15 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy

Bitcoin Mining Power Growing Bigger But Greener


"Bitcoin has created a vast mining sector within the network?s economy that is growing exponentially. Mining bitcoin has spread the technology towards new thoughts concerning energy consumption, ways t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-14 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, economy, spread

Demonetisation Trigged World Bank Downgrade to India?s Growth Forecast


"The World Bank has downgraded the Indian economy?s growth forecast as sharp falls in the country?s automobile and real estate sales flagged the short-term impact of recalling India?s two most-used ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 21:54
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, real estate

Fed?s Evans Says 4% US Growth Achievable But With Deep Economic Changes


"Aggressive fiscal and other policies could for a time achieve President-elect Donald Trump’s goal of 4 percent growth, but it cannot be sustained without deeper changes to the economy, Chicago F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:56
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

Gold Steady Despite Hawkish Fed


"After pushing above $1,200 an ounce and hitting its highest levels since late November, gold could struggle as two new Federal Reserve voting members remain optimistic on the U.S. economy and see the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:52
Taggar: economy, gold, rate

Fed?s Harker Sees 3 Rate Hikes in 2017


"The U.S. economy is gathering enough strength to warrant three interest rate increases this year from the Federal Reserve, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. ?The economy is d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:02
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

BOE?s Carney Could Upgrade UK Forecast


"The Bank of England looks set to upgrade its forecasts for the UK economy after admitting that some of the risks posed by the Brexit vote last June have now receded. Giving evidence to the Treasury se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 23:41
Taggar: bank, economy, market

Brexit Risk Has Declined Says BoE Governor


"The immediate risk posed by Brexit to the UK economy has declined, the governor of the Bank of England has told MPs. Mark Carney said that action by the Bank before and after the vote to leave the Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 18:27
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

S&P Says US Has Long Way to Go to Regain AAA Status


"It has been more than five years since credit ratings firm Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. economy from the prized AAA score to AA — and that is unlikely to change in 2017, Stan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 16:43
Taggar: economy

Oil and Gas Industry Sparks Increase in Industrial Output


"British industrial output rebounded in November, helped by a recovery in oil and gas and adding to signs that the economy kept its momentum in late 2016 despite June’s shock Brexit vote. But Bri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 12:20
Taggar: economy, oil, rate

Chinese GDP Expected to Grow 6.7% in 2016


"China’s gross domestic product is estimated to have expanded around 6.7 percent in 2016, a high-ranking official said Tuesday, at a time when the world’s second-largest economy is showing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 21:02
Taggar: economy

China to Get to Grips With Corporate Debt Problem


"China vowed on Tuesday to contain high company debt levels and further cut excess coal and steel capacity, as Beijing attempts to maintain solid and more balanced economic growth while avoiding destab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 16:58
Taggar: economy

Larry Summers Says Trump Based Optimism Won?t Last


"The boost in the stock market and the dollar on optimism about the economy since Donald Trump was elected president won’t last, former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers predicted Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 16:16
Taggar: dollar, economy, market

Kickstarter-backed Board Game Bitcoin Empire Ships


"Board games are back in style not only among families with kids but also millennials looking to socialize with friends. A Kickstarter recently combined the age-old way to pass time with what many clai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, economy

Sterling Battered on PM May?s Comments


"Monday January 9: Five things the markets are talking about Last Friday’s U.S. December employment increased less than expected (+156k vs. +176k), but the markets interpretation in a rebound in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 13:16
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Nonfarm Payrolls Cause Volatility, Push EUR/USD Down


"EUR/USD declined today even though the fundamental indicators that came out from the United States were rather mixed. Traders preferred to buy the dollar despite the fact that..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 17:29
Taggar: dollar, economy, indicators, trade balance

CAD Rises After Strong Employment Report


"The Canadian dollar touched its strongest level against the U.S. dollar in more than three weeks on Friday following surprisingly strong employment and trade data. Canada’s economy unexpectedly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 17:21
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate

Canada Adds 54,000 jobs; Unemployment hits 6.9%


"Canada?s economy blew past expectations and added 54,000 jobs in December, as a surge in full-time work offset declines in part-time positions. Employers created 81,000 full-time jobs and eliminated 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 15:51
Taggar: economy, market

Markets Have Bigger Troubles Than NFP


"Friday January 6: Five things the markets are talking about U.S jobs growth remains strong, but is slowing, which is certainly not a surprise when the world’s largest economy approaches full emp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 13:28
Taggar: economy, employment, indicators, market, report

Are Sterling Traders Overlooking UK Economic Reslience?


"Pound investors are increasingly ignoring signs of strength in the U.K. economy as political risk surrounding the nation?s exit from the European Union dominates the currency?s outlook. The pound show..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:11
Taggar: currency, economy, pound

UK Services Rise in December to 17 Month High


"Britain?s services sector grew at the fastest pace for 17 months in December, according to a survey that has raised hopes for a strong end to 2016 for the economy. There was also a pick-up in new busi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:12
Taggar: bank, economy

U.S Yields Fall After Disappointing ADP


"U.S. Treasury debt yields slid on Thursday after data showed the U.S. economy created fewer private sector jobs in December than market expectations. The ADP National Employment Report indicated that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 16:04
Taggar: economy, employment, market, report, trading

Faster Growth a Welcome Headache for the Fed


"It?s a challenge Federal Reserve officials haven?t talked about in years: The economy could start to run faster than they anticipate, forcing them to raise rates at a quicker pace. Minutes from their..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 14:19
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

Has Sterling Overreacted to Brexit?


"One of the most tangible consequences of the U.K.’s June vote to quit the European Union was the immediate collapse in the value of the pound. The combination of a huge political upset — w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 15:00
Taggar: economy, pound

60% of Japanese Companies Expect Economy to Grow in 2017


"About 60 percent of major Japanese companies surveyed expect the economy to grow in 2017 on recovering consumer spending and hopes that U.S. president-elect Donald Trump’s policies will boost th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 18:26
Taggar: economy

Singapore Expanded 1.8% in 2016


"Singapore’s economy expanded by a better-than-expected 1.8 percent in 2016, helped by a last-minute spurt after months of slump, according to official flash data released Tuesday. The full-year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 18:25
Taggar: economy

UK Manufacturing PMI Jumps to Two and a Half Year High


"British manufacturing growth climbed to a two-and-a-half-year high last month, fuelled by new orders from both home and abroad and adding to signs the economy ended 2016 strongly, a survey showed on T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 16:46
Taggar: economy

The Bitcoin Constellation Is Bigger Than Most Realize


"When most people think of bitcoin, they look at the price and its billion dollar market capitalization. However, bitcoin?s ecosystem is bigger than most people can imagine with its constellation of si..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-02 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, economy, market

Google Searches for Bitcoin up Over 400% in Venezuela Over the Past Week


"The economy of Venezuela has been shred apart by a financial crisis resulted from the local government?s decision to demonetize the nation?s largest denomination banknote. However, after a plane carry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 11:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, financial

Fight Traffic Jams with Blockchain Technology


"Traffic jams are choking cities all around the world, severely affecting economic growth and the health of commuters. Time wasted in traffic congestion costs billions of dollars and afflicts commuters..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, economy

Bank of Israel Retains 0.1% Key Interest Rate


"Israel’s policy interest rate has been 0.1% since a 15 basis point cut in February 2015. The rate previously had dropped from 3.25% to 0.25% during 2011-14. The Bank of Israel released a formal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-26 20:12
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Government Steps in to Save Monte dei Paschi


"The Italian government approved a decree on Friday to bail out Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) after the world’s oldest bank failed to win investor backing for a desperately needed capital i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 15:13
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

UK Seeing No Post-Brexit Slowdown


"Britain’s economy grew more strongly than expected in the third quarter, showing no sign of any slowdown from June’s Brexit vote, but the country’s current account deficit rose back..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 14:24
Taggar: economy

U.S. GDP


"Real economic growth in 3Q16 was revised up 0.3 percentage point to 3.5% annualized from the second quarter. However, the on-year pace of 1.7% was down from 2.2% in the year to 3Q15 and 2.9% in the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:46
Taggar: consumption, economy, point

UK Consumer Downbeat on 2017


"British consumers are downbeat about the economy’s prospects next year, when higher inflation is likely to erode their spending power, a major survey showed on Thursday, despite signs that growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 15:02
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, inflation, market

Bank of Thailand Keeps 1.5% Interest Rate


"In deliberating their policy decision, the Committee assessed that the Thai economy would continue to expand at a pace close to the previous assessment, but downside risks increased. Inflation was sti..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 20:28
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Bank of Japan


"The final BOJ Board meeting of 2016 left all policy settings unchanged as expected. A released statement upgraded economic conditions and prospects, proclaiming that “Japan’s economy has c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 20:55
Taggar: economy, rate

BOJ Policy Unchanged and Optimistic About Japanese Economy


"The Bank of Japan on Tuesday stood pat and expressed a more optimistic view on the country’s economy with exports picking up on a weaker yen after Donald Trump’s U.S. election win, dampeni..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 18:10
Taggar: bank, economy

Kuroda Not Concerned By Sharp Yen Depreciation


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda offered an upbeat view of the economy but sought to douse market talk the central bank may soon consider raising interest rates, vowing instead to keep policy lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 12:54
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, rate

Gold Caught Between Trump and India


"It was supposed to be a good year for gold, given all the uncertainty and surprises over the U.S. presidential election, the British vote to leave the European Union and general concern about the heal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 21:43
Taggar: bull, economy, gold

China Beats on Industrial Output and Retail Sales


"China’s factory output and retail sales grew faster than expected in November, while fixed-asset investment was in-line with forecasts, adding to growing signs of stabilisation in the world̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 10:18
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

Chinese Think Tank Targets 6.5% Growth for 2017


"China should set the growth target for next year around 6.5% as downward pressure on the Chinese economy is still relatively high, the State Information Center, a government think tank, said. However..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-12 21:28
Taggar: economy

Italian Foreign Minister to Replace Renzi as PM


"Paolo Gentiloni, Italy?s foreign minister, was set to replace Matteo Renzi as prime minister, amid signs of a quick solution to the political crisis that has convulsed the eurozone?s third-largest eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-12 16:57
Taggar: economy

China Surprises with Rise in Commodity Imports


"China’s imports of commodities surged unexpectedly last month putting the world’s second-largest economy on track to set records for shipments of iron ore, coal and soybeans even as concer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 17:00
Taggar: economy, market

Japan Approves Tax Reforms Plans for 2017


"Japan’s ruling parties approved tax reform plans Thursday for fiscal 2017, setting the stage for a review of the spousal tax break system to boost participation by part-timers in the workforce a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 16:57
Taggar: economy

US Unemployment Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that underscores the economy’s sustained momentum. A tight labor market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 16:42
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

Japan?s Q3 Growth Revised Downward


"Japan’s economy grew much slower than initially estimated in the third quarter of the year, figures have revealed, as business investment fell. The Cabinet Office said the economy grew 1.3% in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 16:39
Taggar: economy, investment

House Prices and Hiring Remain Brexit Proof


"British house prices hit a seven-month high in November and companies hired more workers, surveys showed on Thursday, suggesting the economy remained resilient five months after Britain’s vote t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 12:10
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Higher, Japanese Current Account, GDP Next


"USD/JPY continues to hug the 114 line in the Tuesday session. On the release front, the US will release Trade Balance and Factory Orders. There are no Japanese events on the schedule. On Wednesday, Ja..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 13:46
Taggar: economy, indicators, trade balance

Fed?s Evans is Optimistic for Inflation


"Citing rising 10-year U.S. Treasury yields and his forecast for about 2.25 percent economic growth next year, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday he expects interest rate hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 20:12
Taggar: economy, rate, report

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Above 114 Yen, US Services Report Next


"USD/JPY has started the week with strong gains. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.30. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence dropped to 40.3 points, missing expectations. In the US, to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 14:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, point, trading

Chinese Manufacturing Activity Surpasses Expectations in November


"China’s economy continued to show signs of stabilization in November with two separate manufacturing surveys on Thursday pointing to better-than-expected growth. The official manufacturing Purch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 11:32
Taggar: economy, point, rate

UK Consumer Confidence at Post-Brexit Low


"Confidence among British consumers fell in November to its lowest level since just after voters decided in June to leave the European Union as worries about the economy grew, a survey showed on Wednes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 11:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

Canadian Economy Grew 0.9% in Q3 After Energy Exports Rebound


"The Canadian economy grew 3.5 per cent during the third quarter, bouncing back from the second quarter slump brought on by last May?s Alberta wildfires. The economy grew 0.9 per cent during the quarte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 18:15
Taggar: economy, rate

Australian Dollar Mixed


"At 1200 AEDT on Wednesday, the local unit was trading at 74.86 US cents, up from 74.80 cents on Tuesday. The improvements in the US economy have investors strongly pricing in a US interest rate rise i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 04:59
Taggar: currency, currency trade, economy, rate, trading

Canadian Dollar Waiting on OPEC Decision


"USD putting pressure on oil and metals as OPEC debates agreement Commodity currencies have depreciated as global prices of oil and gold have dropped against a recovering U.S. dollar following the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 20:36
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, gold, loonie, oil

XAU/USD ? Gold Dips as GDP, Consumer Confidence Climb


"Gold has reversed directions on Tuesday and lost ground, erasing the gains from the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1187.75. On the release front, US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 19:52
Taggar: economy, gold

U.S. Q3 GDP Revised Upward on Consumer Spending


"The U.S. economy expanded more than previously reported last quarter on a sunnier picture of household spending, the primary growth engine. Gross domestic product rose at a 3.2 percent annualized rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 15:36
Taggar: economy, rate, report

U.K. Economy Shows No Sign of Brexit Effect as Spending Rises


"Consumers and businesses increased their spending in the third quarter as the U.K. economy registered a resilient performance following the Brexit vote. Household spending rose 0.7 percent from the se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 14:26
Taggar: economy, investment

Fastest Pace of UK Consumer Credit Growth in Nearly Ten Years


"British consumer credit expanded last month at the fastest pace in nearly 10 years and mortgage approvals hit a five-month high, according to industry data on Thursday. The British Bankers’ Asso..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 12:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Trader?s Timeout: Gold Plunges to More than Nine-Month Lows


"Gold has been on a downward spiral since the US elections leading investors to turn bullish on the US economy. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 10:24
Taggar: bull, economy, gold

China to promote trade deals regardless of TPP, RCEP


"China said it will actively participate in bilateral and multilateral trade deals, with the goal of deepening reform and opening up its economy, regardless of the direction the Trans Pacific Partnersh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 15:27
Taggar: economy

UK to Borrow More as Growth Forecast to Stall


"Britain has ramped up its borrowing outlook by much more than expected after forecasters said its vote to leave the European Union would hurt the economy, giving the government only a little room to e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 09:34
Taggar: economy

Eurozone Business Growing at Fastest Rate This Year


"Euro zone business expanded at the fastest rate this year in November, thanks to strong activity at manufacturers and a spike in new orders, even as firms generally held prices steady, a survey showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 12:18
Taggar: economy, manufacture, rate

Fed?s Fisher Says Government Spending to Help Boost US Economy


"The Federal Reserve’s second-in-command was the latest to wade into a post-election debate over what policies the new U.S. government should pursue, saying on Monday spending and other efforts t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-21 17:35
Taggar: economy

Trump Adjustments Continue


"Friday November 18: Five things the markets are talking about The markets “reflationary” trend remains in vogue, with the dollar continuing to make strong gains following last week’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 13:34
Taggar: dollar, economy, inflation, market, rate

Toward a Viable and Vigorous US Global Economic Policy


"It is incontrovertible that the global economy is undergoing almost unprecedented disruption both in extent and in pace."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 22:00
Taggar: economy

Abe Urges Japanese Corporations to Raise Wages


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday asked business leaders to agree to pay hikes in next spring’s “shunto” wage talks as the Japanese economy struggles to beat chronic deflation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 18:27
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY ? Yen Hugs 109, US Inflation Report Next


"USD/JPY has ticked higher on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 109 line. On the release front, there are a host of major events, highlighted by CPI and unemployment claims. Fed chair Janet Yellen wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 13:42
Taggar: cpi, economy, employment

First Brexit, Now Trump, is Italy Next?


"In a couple of weeks, on December 4, Italians go to the polls to vote on PM Renzi’s referendum for constitutional change. Renzi seeks to strengthen the power of the government by making it easie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 13:40
Taggar: economy

End of TPP Could Benefit China


"No one is sure what President-elect Donald Trump will do to simultaneously boost the American economy and the country’s standing abroad, but one of his apparent moves will be to cancel the Trans..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 22:14
Taggar: economy

GBP/USD ? Pound Softens as CPI Misses Estimate


"GBP/USD has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward movement which marked the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.24 line. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 17:50
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, trading

U.S Retail Sales Jump More Than Forecast


"Sales at U.S. retailers rose more than forecast last month in a broad advance after an even stronger September than initially estimated, showing consumers continue to pump up the economy. A 0.8 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 15:44
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY ? Hot Dollar Pushes Above 108 Yen, US Retail Sales Next


"USD/JPY continues to post gains, as the pair is trading at 108.40. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule. In the US, today?s highlights are Core Retail Sales and Retail Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 13:58
Taggar: economy, retail sales, trading

Trump?s Fiscal Policy Could Lift Fed?s Burden


"Christmas could come early in 2017 for Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve. President-elect Donald Trump is coming down the chimney with lots of spending and tax cuts. For years, the Fed has propped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 21:56
Taggar: economy

U.S. Two-Year Yield Tops 1%


"The global bond rout intensified, sending two-year note yields above 1 percent for the first time since January, on speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as Donald Trump tries..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 18:31
Taggar: economy, rate

Japan?s GDP Grew at 2.2% in Q3


"Stronger exports and housing investment helped Japan’s economy grow at a 2.2 percent annualized pace in the July-September quarter, better than many analysts had anticipated and fast enough to s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 18:10
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, report

Trump Risk Casts Shadow Over Chinese Data


"China’s economy largely showed further signs of steadying in October as expected, but disappointing retail sales growth and fears of U.S. trade frictions under incoming President Donald Trump ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 09:39
Taggar: economy, investment, point, retail sales

UK Construction Sector Has Worst Quarter in 4 Years


"The construction sector suffered its worst quarter for four years following the vote to leave the EU and, in a blow to government hopes for better housing supply, homebuilding stalled. Official figure..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 16:55
Taggar: economy

Household Debt a Growing Risk in China


"Single-mother Li Ying helps explain why household debt in China may be a bigger risk to the giant economy than previously thought. Faced with expensive medical bills to treat breast cancer, the 38-yea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 13:27
Taggar: economy, financial

Fed?s Bullard Says December Rate Hike Still on Track


"The Republican sweep of the White House and Congress could break the current gridlock over national policy in a potential boon to the U.S. economy, St. Louis Federal Reserve bank president James Bulla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 19:56
Taggar: bank, bull, economy

Dow Average Climbs to Record High


"Donald Trump?s unlikely rise to power is providing a shot in the arm for global financial markets, with stocks and commodities rallying on optimism that his fiscal-stimulus plans will boost the global..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 18:06
Taggar: economy, financial, market

Can Trump Deliver on Election Promises?


"Donald Trump’s promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better edu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 08:37
Taggar: economy

Asian Stocks Coattail USD Higher


"?The market was quickly pivoted yesterday from doomsday scenario to refocus on what President Elect Trump means for both the global and U.S. economy,? Stephen Innes, a senior currency trader at Oanda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 05:47
Taggar: currency, currency trade, economy, market

Astonishing Turn Around


"Astonishing Turn Around The market was quickly pivoted yesterday from doomsday scenario to refocus on what President Elect Trump means for both the Global and US economy. Of course, this will take som..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 02:37
Taggar: economy, market

ANZ Appoints Ex-Deutsche Bank?s David Plank as Head of Australian Economics


"David Plank will lead the Australian Economics team and provide ANZ with macroeconomic analysis and insight on the economy."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 11:27
Taggar: analysis, economy

Mexican Peso and Japanese Yen in focus


"“The Trump victory would be detrimental to both economies,” Stephen Innes, a senior trader at OANDA told CNBC by email, explaining that a President Trump would be more detrimental to Mexic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 05:20
Taggar: economy

Chinese Central Bank to Supply Liquidity to Prevent Asset Bubbles


"China’s central bank said on Tuesday that it will maintain ample liquidity in the country’s financial system while taking steps to prevent asset bubbles in an increasingly leveraged econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 16:29
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, leverage, report

UK Industrial Sector Shrunk in September


"Britain?s industrial sector shrank unexpectedly in September as North Sea oil shutdowns dragged output lower, weighing on the broader economy in the third quarter. Industrial output fell by 0.4% over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 16:28
Taggar: economy, oil, point

Oil Mixed as Election Jitter Continue


"Oil prices were mixed on Monday, supported by easing concerns over the economy after news that U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will not face charges over her emails, but prices were pressu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 19:28
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil

New Chinese FM Expected to Maintain Expansionary Policy


"China appointed a new finance minister on Monday who is expected to maintain an expansionary fiscal policy and push reforms to put a lid on rising debt levels in the economy. Xiao Jie, a former tax ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 08:44
Taggar: economy, finance, point

The Internet-Fueled Economy and how Uber and Aribnb cause Tax issues


"The internet and its diffusion of democratic opportunity established a New Global economy and with it come new challenges. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-06 11:32
Taggar: economy

Canada?s Job Gains All Part-Time


"The Canadian economy unexpectedly added tens of thousands of jobs for the second month in a row in October, although all of the increase was due to new part-time positions, Statistics Canada data indi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 14:40
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Strong Gains in U.S Payrolls, Wages Accelerate


"U.S. jobs continued to gain at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. Payrolls climbed by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 14:36
Taggar: economy, market, rate, report

No Sign of Q4 Growth For Italy


"There are no signs to suggest Italy’s sluggish economy will accelerate in the final months of this year, national statistics bureau ISTAT said on Friday. Gross domestic product in the euro zone&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 13:40
Taggar: economy, rate

German Services Bounce Back in October


"German service activity bounced back in October, helping the private sector expand at its second-fastest monthly rate this year, a survey showed on Friday, suggesting Europe’s largest economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 13:36
Taggar: economy, rate

Jobs Report Key as Fed Eyes December Hike


"Will economic data derail the Federal Reserve’s plans to hike? What impact will the Presidential Election play? The US jobs report is widely regarded as the most important monthly economic repor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 19:56
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Stage Set for December Fed Rate Hike


"The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday in its last policy decision before the U.S. election, but signalled it could hike in December as the economy gathers momentum and inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 10:27
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

BoE Super Thursday Preview (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the November Bank of England meeting, the quarterly inflation report and Governor Mark Carney’s press conference, otherwise collectively known as Super..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 08:51
Taggar: analysis, bank, economy, inflation, market, report

Germany Factory Growth at Near Three Year High


"German manufacturing growth reached an almost three-year high in October as Asian and U.S. demand rose, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting the sector will contribute to an expansion in the fourt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 15:08
Taggar: economy

BoJ Delays Inflation Target But Keeps Stimulus Unchanged


"The Bank of Japan held off on expanding stimulus on Tuesday despite once again pushing back the timing for hitting its inflation target, signalling that it will keep policy unchanged unless a severe s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 10:33
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Japanese Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Nine Months


"Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in nine months in October as output and new export orders picked up, a private business survey showed on Tuesday, offering some hope for th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 10:20
Taggar: economy

GDP Data a Sign of UK Post-Brexit Resilience


"Chancellor Philip Hammond said that Thursday’s better-than-expected GDP growth showed the economy was resilient and well-placed to cope with the challenges thrown up by Britain’s exit from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 09:23
Taggar: economy

Weaker Pound Chipping Away at Consumer Confidence


"British consumers turned less optimistic this month as sterling’s slump began to eat into their disposable income, according to two surveys on Friday which will raise concerns about the strength..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 09:11
Taggar: economy

Nissan Commits to the UK Despite Brexit Fears


"Nissan was a vocal opponent of Brexit and warned that the U.K.’s split from Europe could hurt the economy. That was then. Now Nissan is recommitting itself to Britain. The Japanese automaker, wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:01
Taggar: economy, rate

Slowing Industrial Profits Highlight Economic Fragilities


"Profit growth in China’s industrial firms slowed in September from the previous month’s rapid pace as several sectors showed weak activity, suggesting the world’s second-biggest econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 09:10
Taggar: economy, profit

UK GDP to Escape Brexit Effect for Now


"The first indications of how the U.K. economy is performing in the aftermath of the Brexit vote will be known this Thursday, with the release of quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) figures. Analyst..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 18:15
Taggar: economy

Goldman: Pound Too Expensive


"Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is doubling down on its call that the pound has further room to depreciate. While some analysts’ currency-valuation models show sterling looks cheap after hitting record..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 14:38
Taggar: currency, economy, gold, pound, rate

Singapore No Longer the Easiest Place to do Business


"New Zealand is now the world’s easiest place to do business, a new World Bank study found, pushing Singapore out of its decade-long place at the top of the widely followed rankings. To start a c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 14:07
Taggar: bank, economy, kiwi

Draghi Defends QE and Negative Rates


"Mario Draghi hit back on behalf of monetary policymakers around the world, dismissing growing criticism that their aggressive actions to support the economy had widened the gap between rich and poor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 14:04
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Japan Should Consider More Fiscal Stimulus


"Japan should consider more government spending to maximize the impact of monetary policy, an adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday, indicating a shift in emphasis to fiscal from monet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 14:02
Taggar: bank, economy

Economists Don?t See BoE Hike Next Month


"The Bank of England is not now expected to ease policy until early 2017, according to economists in a Reuters poll who almost unanimously said staying in the European Union would be the best for the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 16:00
Taggar: bank, economy, trading

Euro Slammed Lower Following ECB President?s Speech


"The European economy is struggling at the moment and investors are overly cautious about buying the EUR/USD pair."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 15:25
Taggar: economy

Optimistic Mood


"Commodity prices are higher, led by metals. WTI oil and Comex gold climbed 0.6% and 0.5% to $50.84 per barrel and $1,269.80 per ounce. Markets are discounting a higher likelihood of a fed funds hike t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 13:44
Taggar: economy, gold, market, oil, rate

Copper Flirts With Yearly Support


"The copper market can be a confusing beast. Along with iron ore, it is that most bellwether of the commodities to the health of the global economy. It is rather surprising then that as oil and natural..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 08:51
Taggar: economy, market, oil

Fewer UK Companies Seeking Insolvency After Brexit


"The number of UK companies struggling to stay afloat has fallen in a further sign that the economy is holding up after the Brexit vote. In the three months after the referendum on 23 June, the number..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 17:09
Taggar: economy, financial

Fed?s Bullard Repeats One Rate Hike is All US Needs for Now


"St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday that a single U.S. interest rate rise would be all that was necessary for the time being, repeating comments he had made recently. Bull..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 15:39
Taggar: bull, economy, rate

Investment Banks Tussle for Key Executives in Italy


"Headhunters are hoping to use Brexit as leverage to fill vacancies at investment banks in Europe's fourth largest economy."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 11:48
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, leverage

What Does OPEC Cut Mean for China


"The world’s second-largest economy is conflicted as far as an OPEC production cut is concerned, one analyst told CNBC. China is facing a “trade off” between its oil industry and the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 10:46
Taggar: economy, market, oil

Dudley Sees Rate Hike Later This Year


"The Federal Reserve will likely raise interest rates later this year if the U.S. economy remains on track, one of the most influential Fed officials said on Wednesday in perhaps the clearest policy si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-20 09:59
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rate at 0.50%


"The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/4 per cent. The glo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 16:31
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Nikkei Rises After China GDP Figures


"Tokyo stocks rose for the fourth consecutive trading day Wednesday, with the Nikkei index briefly retaking the 17,000 line, as concerns about China’s economy eased following the release of the c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:11
Taggar: economy, market, point, trading

IMF Urges Reforms for Middle East Coping with Low Oil Prices


"Oil-producing Mideast countries are coping with low global oil prices though more government reforms are needed, the International Monetary Fund’s chief for the Mideast said as the organization..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:09
Taggar: economy, oil, report

China?s Economy Great at 6.7% Annual Rate in September


"China’s economy grew at an annual rate of 6.7% in the three months to September, government data showed, a sign that growth is stabilising. The figure was the same rate as the previous two quart..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:06
Taggar: currency, economy, market, rate

What to Watch on Wednesday


"Earnings news could be the driver for stocks Wednesday with several dozen S&P 500 companies reporting and a potential end to the earnings recession in sight. There are also a few economic reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 08:49
Taggar: economy, report

US Consumer Confidence Falls to 11 Month Low


"Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell to a one-year low in October as Americans soured on the outlook for the economy amid a contentious presidential election campaign. The University of Michigan prel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, report

Fed Rosengren Says Economy Near Full Employment


"Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren told CNBC on Friday the economy was close to hitting full employment and close to the Fed’s 2 percent inflation target, so interest rates should r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:12
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

BOE Forbes Says Inflation in UK Could Overshoot Target


"Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes said inflation in Britain could “sharply” overshoot the BoE’s 2 percent target, partly due to measures announced by the central bank in Aug..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:08
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Chinese Price Data Lend Support to Investor Sentiment


"The perceived strength of the Chinese economy continues to exert enormous influence over market sentiment. Poor trade data on Thursday sent global stocks tumbling, but today’s price reports indi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 14:23
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, rate, report

What to Expect from the French Election


"France?s 2017 presidential election is set to be like no other in the modern era. As supporters of the center-right Republican party prepare to vote in their primary next month, there are at least 12..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 10:11
Taggar: economy

Chinese Export Weakness to Prompt Currency Depreciation


"China?s renewed export weakness is coinciding with a clampdown on surging home prices and corporate debt, stoking expectations policy makers will allow further yuan depreciation to buffer the economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 19:58
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

China Increased Commodity Purchases in September


"China went on an unexpectedly big buying spree for crude oil, coal and iron ore last month, customs data showed on Thursday, even as Beijing cools its overheated property market and concerns linger ab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 17:08
Taggar: economy, market, oil

Ireland?s Unveils Pathetic Brexit Proof Budget


"Ireland’s finance minister unveiled his “Brexit-proof” budget on Tuesday, but business groups and the opposition said it failed to protect the economy from the likely impact of its m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 10:11
Taggar: economy, finance, trading

Colt Expands Managed SD-WAN Service Across Europe


"The expansion of the service will allow clients to cope with the network requirements of the future digital economy."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 09:48
Taggar: economy

BoJ Has Higher Easing Threshold


"Bank of Japan policymakers signaled on Wednesday they had raised the threshold for further easing after last month’s policy revamp – keeping their pledge to expand stimulus if needed, but..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 09:41
Taggar: bank, economy

Sterling on the Rocks


"From a high of $1.5019 on the day of the June Brexit referendum to a low of $1.1807 last Friday, sterling fell over 21% in less than four months. Concern about Brexit’s short- and long-term poss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 20:22
Taggar: economy

Across-the-Board Dollar Strength


"A well-bid dollar this Tuesday reflects mounting confidence the Fed will soon raise interest rates, a belief that the U.S. economy is sufficiently resilient to handle monetary tightening, and presiden..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 14:29
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, rate, share

Brexit Bites into UK Firms? Hiring and Capex Plans


"British businesses continue to be plagued by fears of what shape the U.K. economy will take after it has quit the European Union, according to two polls released Monday, which confirm uncertainty is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-10 15:34
Taggar: economy

The UK?s Economic Interests Are Not the Same as Those of Self-Interested Business Leaders


"It is now common for Remainers to say that it is unsurprising that there has been no adverse effect on the economy after the referendum because Brexit hasn?t happened yet. Only when we actually leave..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-10 15:23
Taggar: economy

US Added 156,000 Jobs in September Unemployment Rate at 5%


"The U.S. economy delivered modest job growth in September while wages picked up, suggesting a steady labor market as the Federal Reserve moves closer to raising interest rates and the campaign season..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 15:03
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Volatility Ramps Up Ahead of NFP


"Will NFP Cast Doubt on December Rate Hike? The US economy has been debated all year by policy makers, market commentators and investors everywhere as people have tried to anticipate the path of moneta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 18:25
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Easy ECB Policy Necessary to Stimulate Economy ? Liikanen


"The European Central Bank’s ultra-easy monetary policy of low interest rates and aggressive bond buying is necessary to support the euro zone’s economy, ECB rate setter Erkki Liikanen said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 14:17
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Larry Summers says Fed Inaction is Not Political


"The Federal Reserve has been reluctant to raise interest rates for only the second time in a decade, not because of political bias but because the economy isn’t ready, former Clinton Treasury Se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 15:03
Taggar: economy, rate

BoE Deputy Says CB Was Too Pessimistic About Brexit


"Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent has said policymakers had been too pessimistic about the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote, but warned of an ?insidious? threat to business investmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 15:02
Taggar: bank, economy, investment

Bank of England Faces Quandary as UK Weathers Early Brexit Hit


"The Bank of England, which signalled a few weeks ago that a fresh interest rate cut was likely next month, has been put on the spot by signs that Britain’s economy has weathered the initial shoc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 14:54
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

IMF Cuts Canada?s Growth Outlook to 1.2% in 2016


"The International Monetary Fund has cut its outlook for Canada?s economy, which has been hit by wildfires in the oil patch, among other things. Bringing its forecasts more into line with other such ou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 19:20
Taggar: economy, oil

BOJ Business Confidence Survey Shows Economy is at Standstill


"The diffusion index that shows business confidence among big manufacturers stood at plus 6 in September, unchanged for two successive quarters, and business sentiment among large non-manufacturers dro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:20
Taggar: bank, economy, manufacture

IMF Warns Global Recovery is Weak and Precarious


"The global economic recovery remains “weak and precarious”, the International Monetary Fund has warned. In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF predicts “subpar” growth t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:06
Taggar: economy

IMF Cuts US Growth Forecast to 1.6%


"The International Monetary Fund says the U.S. economy is losing momentum. The IMF said the American economy will expand by only 1.6% this year, down from 2.6% in 2015. The latest forecast is 0.6 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:04
Taggar: economy, point

Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision


"At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. The global economy is continuing to grow, at a lower than average pace. Labour market conditions in the advan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 07:49
Taggar: economy, industrial production, market, rate

RBA Keeps Rates Steady at 1.5 per Cent Under New Governor Philip Lowe


"The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the cash rate at a record low 1.5 per cent at the first meeting chaired by new governor Philip Lowe. “The board judged that holding the stance of policy un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 07:39
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

US Stocks to Trade Lower in Start of Q4


"Wall Street was set to start the fourth quarter on a subdued note as oil prices pared gains, while investors looked forward to economic data that could provide further clues on the health of the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 16:04
Taggar: economy, oil

German PMI Grows to 3 Month High in September


"German manufacturing growth accelerated to a three-month high in September, partly driven by stronger demand from abroad, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting factories will contribute to an economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 15:58
Taggar: economy, rate

Fitch Says BOJ Measures Will Add Risks to Financial Institutions


"The Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) latest measures are unlikely to ease pressure on bank profitability, but add to the risks faced by financial institutions – and could end up undermining efforts t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 15:56
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, profit

PM Says Rapid Rate Rise and Macro Risks Biggest Threats to New Zealand


"John Key has signalled a rapid and unexpected rise in interest rates and “something big that happens internationally” as the biggest threats to the New Zealand economy. “Almost every..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 15:53
Taggar: economy, rate

A New Dynamic Emerges: Sterling Weakness is Good for the Ftse and British Economy


"The view that Brexit is an unqualified bad thing is dead. The June referendum has depressed sterling, but the economy has performed better. An initial drop in consumer sentiment has reversed. Second-q..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 14:07
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy

UK Faces Economic Turbulence During Brexit Process: Hammond


"The British economy will face turbulence as the government negotiates the country’s exit from the European Union, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday. On Sunday, Prime Minister Theres..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:57
Taggar: economy, finance

Hammond Rates UK Economy an ?Eight out of 10?


"Chancellor, Philip Hammond, scored the recent performance of the country’s economy at “eight out of 10” on Monday, buoyed by high employment and strong growth but he said it also fac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:55
Taggar: economy, employment

Senior Italian Bankers to Meet Monday over Sale of Four Banks: Sources


"Italy’s economy minister has called a meeting with some of the country’s top bankers on Monday to discuss stalled efforts to sell four small banks that were rescued from bankruptcy last ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:24
Taggar: bank, economy

Fed?s Lockhart Says That Rates Should Rise When There is Stronger Evidence


"A top U.S. Federal Reserve official said on Thursday he supported the U.S. central bank’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged at its policy meeting earlier this month until there was more..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 17:25
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, rate

US GDP Grew Faster in Q2 Than Forecasted to 1.4%


"The U.S. economy grew at a modestly faster pace in the second quarter than previously estimated, but the latest data confirms the expansion decelerated in the first half of the year. Gross domestic pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 17:23
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

El-Erian Warns That Slow Growth Could Lead to Recession


"Governments around the world need to step in with fiscal policies that promote growth because central banks will eventually have to take their feet off the monetary easing pedals, economist Mohamed El..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 16:45
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Spanish Yields Rally as Political Worries Wane


"Spain’s 10-year bond yield moved away on Thursday from record lows hit this week, underperforming its regional peers, as ructions in the Socialist Party renewed concerns about political stabilit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 12:19
Taggar: economy

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dark Future and Oil Price Math


"The Canadian economy is largely dependent on oil, and a lower price may put further pressure on the CAD. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 21:59
Taggar: economy, oil

China Divided on Trump-Clinton


"Despite Donald Trump’s constant China-bashing, the Chinese government prefers the GOP presidential nominee over Hillary Clinton, China expert Leland Miller told CNBC on Wednesday. “Hillary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 15:46
Taggar: economy

India is Also Gaining on Competitiveness


"India’s economy is booming. It’s also becoming much more competitive. The country has zoomed higher in a new ranking of global competitiveness by the World Economic Forum, marking the seco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 15:45
Taggar: economy

China?s Economy Less Healthy in Third Quarter Than Data Suggest ? Private Survey


"China’s economy was less healthy in the third quarter than a recent spate of upbeat data suggest, with growth coming exclusively from manufacturing and property while the services and retail sec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 15:32
Taggar: economy

Gold Under Pressure After Strong US Consumer Index


"Gold prices continue to trade near session lows as U.S. consumers still feel optimistic over the state of the economy. Tuesday, the U.S. Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index rose a read..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 17:26
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, gold

BIS Warns China About Growing Debt


"There are renewed calls for China to rein in its extraordinary mountain of debt or risk what Australia has been worried about for years ? a “hard landing” for China’s economy. The Ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 17:06
Taggar: bank, economy

China Industrial Profits Rise Most in Three Years as Economy Shows Signs of Stabilizing


"Profits in China’s industrial sector rose at the fastest pace in three years as the world’s second-biggest economy showed more signs of stabilizing, though some private forecasters say the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 15:24
Taggar: economy, profit

It Ain?t Over ?Til It?s Over


"Clinton was at first perceived as the clear debate winner last night, which spurred a rally of stocks in Asia and emerging market currencies like the Mexican peso. She was deemed the winner overall bu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 14:10
Taggar: currencies, economy, margin, market

Financing Global Trade: A Sea Change


"Has a state-directed economy succeeded in diffusing wealth to a greater extent than a free market?"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-26 21:45
Taggar: economy, market

German Business Confidence Rebounds in September


"German business confidence has rebounded to a two-year high in September, according to the closely-watched Ifo survey. The index, which measures the morale of some 7,000 firms, rose to 109.5, from an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-26 15:54
Taggar: economy, gold

NZD: Kiwi?s Wings Get Clipped


"The New Zealand Dollar has had a difficult end to the week. Being heavily sold against most of its major counterparts. However, the longer term charts and underlying macro situation mean the picture i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-23 11:20
Taggar: dollar, economy

Norges Bank


"Norway’s central bank policy rate has been 0.50% since a 25-basis point cut in March. Norway is one of several economies in which monetary policy began to be tightened in the post-Great Recessio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 16:22
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

BoE?s Forbes Says UK Economy Can Thrive Without a Rate Cut


"The Bank of England?s interest rate cut to 0.25% in August should be enough to prevent the economy from slipping into a recession, according to the most hawkish member of the central bank?s interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 16:10
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged in September


"The U.S. Federal Reserve has kept the benchmark interest rate unchanged in September but did include in the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement that there will be one rate change in 2016. F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 20:00
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Germany Will No Longer Outperform the EU in 2017 Says MS


"The powerhouse German economy will no longer outperform the euro zone in 2017 according to a new report from Morgan Stanley. Germany is the largest economy in Europe with a nominal gross domestic prod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 15:43
Taggar: economy, report

Atlanta Fed Downgrades US GDP Q3 to 2.9%


"The U.S. economy is on track to grow at a 2.9 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDP Now forecast model showed on Tuesday following the latest data on co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-20 18:50
Taggar: economy, rate

German Economy Could Slow Down in Q3 Says Bundesbank


"German economic growth could slow in the third quarter, primarily due to weak manufacturing export demand, the Bundesbank said on Monday, downgrading its outlook for the euro zone’s biggest econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-19 15:54
Taggar: bank, currency, economy

US Consumer and Inflation Data Key on Friday


"Data from the US on Thursday dealt yet another blow to hopes of a September hike from the Federal Reserve, with retail sales data disappointing for a second month and casting more doubt on whether the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 13:06
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, retail sales

Atlanta Fed Downgrades Q3 GDP to 3%


"The U.S. economy is on track to grow at a 3.0 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDP Now forecast model showed on Thursday following the latest data on r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 20:33
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Reuters Polls Points to 70% Chance of December Rate Hike


"Chances the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December have shot up in the past month, according to a Reuters poll that showed economists are more convinced a move is on its way despit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 19:12
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

BoE Sticks with Rate Cut Signal


"The Bank of England said on Thursday it was still likely to cut interest rates to just above zero later this year, even though the initial Brexit hit to Britain’s economy was proving less severe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 15:24
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

BoE and US Retail Sales in Focus


"It?s been a quiet start to the day in financial markets but things are likely to pick up considerably, with the Bank of England interest rate decision and minutes due and a raft of data to come from t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 13:28
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, rate, report, retail sales

60% of Surveyed Americans See the Elections as the Biggest Risk to the Economy


"Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rank as the most pressing danger to the U.S. economy, most Americans say, regardless of their age, income, ethnicity, political affiliation or gender. More than 60 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 19:22
Taggar: economy, report

September Fed Hike in Doubt After Brainard?s Comments


"The Federal Reserve should avoid removing support for the U.S. economy too quickly, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday in comments that solidified the view the central bank would leave interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 18:17
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Portugal Aims to Avoid Second Bailout


"Portugal is committed to doing whatever it takes to avoid requesting a second international bailout, the country’s finance minister told CNBC. Speaking to CNBC over the weekend in Bratislava on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 15:21
Taggar: economy, finance

Bank of Korea


"The Bank of Korea continues to employ an accommodative monetary stance. Inflation is too low. On-year consumer prices rose 0.4% overall and 1.1% on core components. Both rates were lower than in July..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 17:06
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Britain Should Make up Its Mind on Start of Brexit Talks ? Eurogroup Head


"Britain must “make up its mind” on the start of formal divorce procedures with the European Union as its economy stands to lose the most from the prolonged uncertainty, the head of euro zo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 11:05
Taggar: economy, finance

OECD Says Global Economy Hasn?t Been Hit by Brexit Vote


"The outlook for the global economy hasn?t changed as a result of the U.K.?s vote to leave the European Union, according to leading indicators released Thursday by the Organization for Economic Coopera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 20:37
Taggar: economy, indicators

US Transportation Industry Is Pointing to Economic Decline


"If the transportation industry is any indicator ? and it usually is ? then the economy could be on the brink of a downturn. When the economy is on the decline, the transportation sector is one of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 16:49
Taggar: economy, report

UK?s Post-Brexit Rebound Extends to Housing and Jobs


"The bounce back in Britain’s economy from the initial shock of the Brexit vote has expanded to the country’s recruitment and housing markets, according to two surveys which previously pain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 14:15
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Here?s How to Trade the Sept ECB Rate Decision


"The European Central Bank?s monetary policy announcement is the most important event risk on the calendar this week. Aside from the rate decision, the central bank also releases its latest economic pr..."

US Monthly Job Openings Increased in July


"Monthly job openings ? a gauge of the U.S. economy that’s closely watched by Janet Yellen ? increased in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Wednesday. Employers posted 5.9 million job..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 17:29
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Australian Economy Growth Streak Unbroken at 25 Years


"Australia’s economy grew by 0.5 per cent in the June quarter with an upswing in government spending offsetting a fall in net exports as the nation marked 25 years of uninterrupted economic expan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 17:23
Taggar: economy

ECB Expected to Extend QE beyond March 2017


"The European Central Bank is expected to extend its trillion-euro bond-buying program beyond March 2017 and announce to expand the universe of eligibile bonds as part of its seemingly never-ending str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 17:16
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

No Change in Bank of Canada Interest Rate


"Canada’s economy last quarter suffered a setback that monetary officials didn’t anticipate. In fact, real GDP contracted 1.6% at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate compared to 1Q. Expor..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 16:40
Taggar: economy, oil, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Soars After Weak US Services Report


"USD/JPY is unchanged on Wednesday, after sharp losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 101.60. On the release front, today?s highlight is JOLTS Job Openings. The markets are ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 12:25
Taggar: economy, market, trading

Bank of Canada Expected to Keep Rate Unchanged


"Resource based economy is slowing down but not enough for central bank to act The Bank of Canada (BoC) will release its rate statement at 10:00 am EDT on Wednesday, September 7. The Canadian central b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 22:04
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Pimco Head of Research says ECB Should Try Buying NPLs


"A stagnant economy and a fragile banking sector could be fixed with the European Central Bank (ECB) buying up toxic assets seen in peripheral nations like Italy, according to Philippe Bodereau, the gl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 15:57
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Bank of Canada September Preview


"Here’s a look at how Canada’s economy changed since the last Bank of Canada meeting.  Definitely more weakness than strength which means BoC could be more dovish"

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 14:11
Taggar: bank, economy

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued Ahead of US Services PMI, Japanese GDP


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Tuesday, as USD/JPY is trading at 103.30. On the release front, today’s key event is US ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI. The indicator is expected to remain stead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 11:34
Taggar: economy, point, trading

Active Day in Spite of North American Labor Day Holiday Closures


"A less fearful mood surrounds the U.K. after the service sector purchasing managers index for the British economy shot up 6.5 points to a reading of 52.9, a 3-month high, in August. Britain’s co..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-05 15:13
Taggar: economy, point

Week Ahead Central Banks to Face Tough Questions after Weak US Jobs


"USD recovered from the NFP shock but September hike future uncertain The U.S. dollar stumbled on the news that the economy added less jobs than expected in August. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 20:18
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, employment, rate, report

Stellar Jobs Report Leaves September on the Table


"The US and it’s central bank will be centre of attention once again on Friday as we get the latest labor market report for August and try to determine what it means for interest rates in the com..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 12:33
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate, report

Scottish Public Finance Gap Rises to 9.5 Percent of GDP


"Scotland’s fiscal deficit stood at about a tenth of its economy in the year to March 2016, hammered by a slump in oil and gas revenues and potentially dampening arguments for Scottish independen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 10:31
Taggar: economy, oil, pound, share

Scottish Economy to See 2-11 Billion Pounds Brexit Hit, Government Says


"Leaving the European Union will sap Scotland’s economy by between 1.7 and 11.2 billion pounds ($14.76 billion) by 2030, depending on which new trade relationship Britain chooses, the Scottish go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 10:18
Taggar: economy, pound

Dollar Weaker Ahead of Jobs Report


"Mixed economic data has depreciated the USD awaiting NFP Employment has been the strongest pillar of the U.S. economy but at near full employment it has been hard for the U.S. Federal Reserve to justi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 21:37
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

Saudia Arabia Says it Will not Reach Max Capacity Ahead of OPEC Meeting


"Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, won’t boost output to capacity and flood the market, the kingdom’s Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said as OPEC members plan to meet n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 18:19
Taggar: economy, market, oil

Expect Whiplash Price Action Ahead of NFP


"Thursday September 01: Five things the markets are talking about Data yesterday saw the U.S economy add other +177k private sector jobs last month, proof that job creation remains strong, with most in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 12:31
Taggar: economy, market, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Falls on Oil Tumble and Mixed Economic Data


"The Canadian dollar touched a three week low versus the U.S. dollar on Wednesday as oil inventories surprised with a larger buildup in America and Canadian data disappointed. The economy shrank at an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 22:53
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil, point, rate

Canadian GDP Shrank 1% in Q2


"Canada’s economic output shrank by its largest percentage since the global economic crisis as the country’s oil sector continued to struggle. The Canadian government said gross domestic pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 20:15
Taggar: economy, oil

Swiss Re Says China?s Chances of a Hard Landing are 20%


"Not everyone is convinced that China may come out of its economic transition unscathed. Swiss Reinsurance is putting the risk of a hard landing in the world’s second-largest economy at 20 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 20:02
Taggar: economy

Merkel?s Chief of Staff Says Berlin Will Push for EU-US Trade Deal


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff is insisting that Berlin wants to press ahead with concluding a sweeping European Union-U.S. trade deal, underscoring divisions in the country..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 19:44
Taggar: economy

Fed?s Fisher Says US Job Market Near Full Employment


"The U.S. job market is nearly at full strength and the pace of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve will depend on how well the economy is doing, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 17:07
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Denmark Cuts Economic Outlook as Brexit Leaves Mark


"Denmark?s government cut its growth forecasts for this year and next as Scandinavia?s smallest economy struggles to cope with international headwinds exacerbated by Britain?s decision to leave the Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 15:39
Taggar: economy

Investors Have One Eye on Friday?s Jobs Report


"Tuesday is likely to be one of the quieter days in an otherwise busy and important week for the markets, with investors having one eye on Friday?s US jobs report following Janet Yellen?s hawkish comme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 08:02
Taggar: economy, market, report

EU Lead Negotiator Denies Claims that TTIP Deal has Failed


"The European Union’s lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States is downplaying an assertion from the German economy minister that negotiations on the proposed pact have failed. When a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 19:42
Taggar: economy

Investing in South Africa: Is it Worth the Risk?


"With ZAR/USD appreciating in 2016, what trends are driving the ZAR and how do investors mitigate risk in this EM economy? "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-28 17:33
Taggar: economy

Week Ahead USD looks to NFP after Confident Fed


"Fed Chair Yellen Gives Little Details on When Next Hike Will Come The USD appreciated across the board after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave her speech at the Jackson Hole central bank su..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 22:10
Taggar: bank, economy

Yellen Says Interest Rate Hike Case Getting Stronger


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy approaches the central bank?s goals. ?In light of the continued solid performance of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, rate

U.S GDP Grows Slower Than First Estimated


"The U.S. economy grew less than previously reported last quarter on lower government outlays and a bigger depletion of inventories, capping a sluggish first-half performance propped up mainly by consu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 14:55
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Banks Facing More Regulatory Challenges Aiming at ?Too Big to Fail?


"A report setting out recommendations preventing financial firms from blowing up the economy is imminent. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 13:14
Taggar: economy, financial, report

How a Liquidity Crisis Could Derail the U.S. Mortgage Market


"A mix of over-regulation and Federal Reserve missteps could imperil the housing industry and the financial services companies that depend on it, according to a report. As U.S. central bankers convene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 09:42
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, report

Central Bankers Eye Public Spending to Plug $1 Trillion Investment Gap


"While markets wait for Janet Yellen’s latest message about the direction of monetary policy, the Federal Reserve chief and her colleagues already have one for politicians: the U.S. economy needs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 09:40
Taggar: economy, market

Japanese Seek Bargains as Economy Limps, Abenomics Loses Shine


"Three years of so-called “Abenomics”, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bold stimulus programme, has failed to dislodge a deflationary mindset among businesses and consumers. As t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 09:38
Taggar: consumption, economy, profit

Goldman Sachs Bullish on India


"The world’s fastest-growing major economy is set to accelerate in the current fiscal year, according to Goldman Sachs. India’s economy is set to grow by 7.9 percent on-year between April 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 17:10
Taggar: bank, economy, gold, investment, rate

Yellen to Keep Options Open in Jackson Hole


"More than ever, the time is right for Janet Yellen to preserve her options. That?s why when the Federal Reserve chair speaks Friday in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, any description she offers of the U.S. eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 17:04
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Why the Stock Market is On the Up despite Lackluster Economic Growth


"A low GDP growth rate does not necessarily mean an unhealthy economy - there are other factors involved too ."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-23 09:44
Taggar: economy, rate

Canadian Wholesale Sales Rise 0.7% in June


"Canadian wholesale sales rose in June for a third consecutive month and beat market expectations, as this segment of the economy proved to be one of the few bright lights in an otherwise dreary second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 16:51
Taggar: dollar, economy, market

Japan Inc has little hope for Abe?s stimulus


"apanese companies overwhelmingly say the government’s latest stimulus will do little to boost the economy and the Bank of Japan should not ease further, a Reuters poll showed, a setback for poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 07:51
Taggar: bank, economy

Japan Inc Unenthused over Abe?s Stimulus, BOJ Easing ? Reuters Poll


"Japanese companies overwhelmingly say the government’s latest stimulus will do little to boost the economy and the Bank of Japan should not ease further, a Reuters poll showed, a setback for pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 07:48
Taggar: bank, economy

Japan?s Economic Woes Deepen as Manufacturers? Mood Hits Three-Year Low


"Japanese manufacturers’ mood soured in August to its lowest since 2013 when the central bank embarked on aggressive monetary easing, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, highlighting the weakness in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 09:40
Taggar: bank, economy, manufacture

Slowing China Home Price Rises Could Dent Economic Growth Prospects


"Home price rises in China’s biggest cities showed signs of easing in July, adding to concerns that one of the economy’s key growth drivers is losing steam but offering some relief for poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 09:28
Taggar: economy

Fed?s Williams Says September Rate Hike Makes Sense


"San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Thursday joined a growing chorus of his colleagues signaling support for a U.S. interest rate hike in coming months, saying that waiting t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 09:27
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Canada: International Transactions in Securities, June 2016


"Foreign investors increased their holdings of Canadian securities by $9.0 billion in June, with acquisitions led by significant portfolio investment in equities. At the same time, Canadian investors a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 15:36
Taggar: economy, investment, rate

Abe?s Arrows Fail As USD/JPY Eyes 100.00


"MORE ECONOMIC DISAPPOINTMENT FROM JAPAN SEES USD/JPY PERCHED OMINOUSLY ABOVE THE PSYCHOLOGICAL 100 LEVEL. The urgency of Japans extra budget and the limits of Quantitative Easing were starkly revealed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 08:39
Taggar: economy, point

Supply Glut Not Stopping Crude?s Rally


"Monday August 15: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are again adjusting themselves to disappointing data from the world’s largest economy. Friday’s July U.S retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 12:25
Taggar: economy, market, point, retail sales

Here Comes the Brexit-Era British Economy in Hard Numbers


"Weaker demand, slower growth, faster inflation — that?s the U.K. economy that the Bank of England sees in its crystal ball after the nation voted for Brexit. Now the first hard numbers are on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 08:36
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Japan April-June GDP Flat On-Quarter, Missing Forecasts for 0.2 Pct Growth


"Japan’s economy failed to grow on a quarterly basis during the April-June period, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth coming in at zero, missing forecasts. On an annualized basis, GDP expan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 08:04
Taggar: economy

US Consumer Wallets Remain Closed


"US Consumer Wallets Remain Closed The US retail sales figures disappointed, raising doubts as to whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this year. The US consumer needs to start spen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 03:04
Taggar: economy, point, rate, retail sales

Belgium Bans OTC Forex, CFDs and Binary Options, Including from EU Brokers


"Economy Minister: "Binary options and other speculative derivatives have no place on the Belgian retail market.""

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-14 14:37
Taggar: economy, market

Interest Rates: Between Central Banks and Markets


"Despite all sorts of policies introduced by central banks, we have not seen any significant improvement in the global economy."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-14 13:53
Taggar: bank, economy

IMF: China GDP growth to fall below 6%


"China’s once-stellar economic growth will grind lower for the next five years and will fall below 6 percent in 2020, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast on Friday. The IMF sees China&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 17:58
Taggar: economy

China?s Economic Activity Slows in July


"China’s economic activity slowed in July, with investment growing at its slowest pace in more than 16 years in the year-to period, as the world’s second-largest economy grappled with the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 12:13
Taggar: economy, investment

What to Watch After Stock Market Trifecta


"The consumer powered what little growth there was in the first half of the year, so Friday’s July retail sales is an important look at the economy’s engine at the start of the second half..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 10:35
Taggar: economy, retail sales

UK Will Need More Than China Trade to Offset Brexit


"China trade is set to disappoint Brexiteers. Despite hopes that negotiating its own trade agreements would boost the U.K. economy, even the worlds’ biggest countries won’t serve as a magic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 20:24
Taggar: bull, economy, point, trading

Carry on my Wayward Markets


"Australian Dollar – Carry is King   Higher Yield currencies are leading the charge, stoked by booming risk appetite. The market is buying into the underlying premise that the US economy is robus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 03:49
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, market

UK GDP Slowed Down in Q3 Says Think Tank


"UK economic growth halved in the last three months, according to analysis by a respected independent think tank, which is worse than the market expected and adds credence to predictions that the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 16:39
Taggar: analysis, economy, market

US Jobs Could Bring a September Rate Hike From Fed


"Bumper July jobs data from the United States have again begun to stoke expectations of a September rate hike from the Federal Reserve, just when other major central banks around the globe are unleashi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 16:39
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

CANADA Lost Jobs in July, Unemployment Rate Rises


"The Canadian economy unexpectedly shed 31,200 last month, driven by a decline in full-time positions that sent the unemployment rate up to 6.9 percent, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 15:13
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Jobs Report Could Deliver Blow to Fed Hike Plans


"It’s jobs day in the US and while this report may not be considered as important as some others, due to rate hike expectations being continually pushed back, it is still going to be extremely si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 13:43
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Dollar Bulls Rely On A Strong NFP


"Friday August 5: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to look for signs that the U.S. economy remains on solid ground, and today?s ?granddaddy? of all fundamental releases, non..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 12:20
Taggar: economy, employment, market

BOJ Minutes Show Members Want Research on Impact of Negative Rates


"Some Bank of Japan board members said the central bank needed to examine the impact of its negative interest rate policy on the real economy in their meeting in mid-June, when expectations were growin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, rate

BoE Set to Cut Rate to Address Post Brexit with More QE a Possibility


"With the British economy in its deepest trouble since the global financial crisis in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union, the Bank of England is expected to unveil Thursday stimulus measu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, indicators, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Volatile Return From Holiday


"The Canadian dollar had a volatile trading return from the civic holiday. The USD/CAD broke above the 1.31 price level. Economic surveys were positive for the loonie, but the biggest impact at the beg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 23:10
Taggar: dollar, economy, loonie, trading

AUD/USD Australian Dollar 6 Month Outlook 2016 2H


"The RBA seems to be little concerned by Brexit and believes it?s far too soon to pass judgment on the effect of the ‘leave’ Europe June vote on the U.K economy, implying that a weaker ster..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 15:11
Taggar: economy

Japan Abe?s Cabinet to Approve $130 Billion in Fiscal Steps to Boost Growth


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet is set to approve on Tuesday 13.5 trillion yen ($132.04 billion) in fiscal steps as part of efforts to revive the flagging economy with cash payouts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 08:28
Taggar: economy

PM May Resurrects Industrial Policy as Britain Prepares for Brexit


"Prime Minister Theresa May will on Tuesday outline her bid to reshape the British economy for a post-Brexit world, reviving the once unfashionable concept of industrial policy 30 years after Margaret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 08:26
Taggar: economy, rate

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision


"At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 per cent, effective 3 August 2016. The global economy is continuing to grow, at a lower than average pace. Sev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 08:17
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Australian Official Cash Rate Cut to Record Low 1.50%


"The Reserve Bank of Australia was reduced 50 basis points in late 2011, 100 basis points in 2012, 50 bps in 2013, 50 bps in 2015 and, with this latest cut of 25 basis points, another 50 basis points i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 07:05
Taggar: bank, economy, point

China July Factory Activity Unexpectedly Dips on Softer Orders, Flooding


"Activity in China’s manufacturing sector eased unexpectedly in July as orders cooled and flooding disrupted business, an official survey showed, adding to fears the economy will slow in coming m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 08:18
Taggar: economy

Fed?s Dudley Urges Caution on Rate Hikes, Cites Risks to U.S.


"The Federal Reserve should be cautious on interest rate increases due to lingering risks to the U.S. economy, one of its most influential policymakers said on Monday, appearing to signal the chance of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 08:10
Taggar: economy, rate

U.S. Economy Grew a Less-Than-Forecast in Q2


"The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-29 14:51
Taggar: economy, rate

Brexit Shockwaves Hit UK Consumers, Companies Brace for Slowdown


"Shockwaves from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy, with surveys published on Thursday showing a dive in consumer confidence and a slowdown in const..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 09:39
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy

Bill Gross Argues Higher Rates are Good for the Economy


"Near-zero interest rates aren’t good for the economy in the long run, bond guru Bill Gross said Wednesday. That’s because low rates hinder the ability of savers to earn a return on their m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-27 22:50
Taggar: economy, investment, rate

Fed Holds But Points to Diminishing Risks


"The Federal Reserve acknowledged an improving economy, but gave no insight into when it might hike rates, leaving markets to continue to focus on a December time frame as most likely. Some economists..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-27 22:35
Taggar: economy, market, rate

U.S. Core Capital Goods Orders Are Weak


"New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose less than expected in June amid weak demand for machinery and a range of other goods, suggesting that business spending will remain subdued for a wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-27 15:23
Taggar: economy, investment, manufacture, retail sales

Nikkei Reports Japanese Stimulus to be Lower than Expected


"Japan looks to inject 6 trillion yen ($56.7 billion) in direct fiscal outlays into the economy over the next few years, double the amount initially planned. The fiscal stimulus package, to be funded t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 16:30
Taggar: economy

Brexit to Cost $338 Billion to M&A Activity


"The Brexit vote will cost the U.K. up to $338 billion in lost merger-and-acquisition (M&A) activity by 2020 and the global economy up to $1.6 trillion, law firm Baker & McKenzie said on Mond..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 20:54
Taggar: economy, market

Japanese Government Downgrades Economic Assessment


"The Japanese government retained on Monday its assessment that the domestic economy is recovering moderately but adopted a weaker view on corporate sentiment due to a firming yen and Britain’s v..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 18:31
Taggar: economy, rate, report

German Ifo Survey Shows Fall in Optimism After Brexit


"German business morale fell in July, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting company executives in Europe’s largest economy have become less optimistic since Britain voted to leave the European Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 18:22
Taggar: economy

Brexit Will Cost UK up to $340 Billion in Lost M&A: Study


"The Brexit vote will cost the U.K. up to $338 billion in lost merger-and-acquisition (M&A) activity by 2020 and the global economy up to $1.6 trillion, law firm Baker & McKenzie said on Mond..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 11:06
Taggar: economy, market

Brexit Heightens Global Economic Risks, Says G20


"The UK’s vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs have said at the end of the G20 summit in China. The outcome of last month’s referendum R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 09:56
Taggar: economy, finance

Japanese Government Eyeing $188 Billion Stimulus Package


"The Japanese government is arranging to compile a stimulus package of at least 20 trillion yen ($188 billion) to help the domestic economy emerge from deflation and fend off possible adverse effects o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 15:58
Taggar: economy, visa

Reuters Poll of 500 Economists Show Dented Optimism About Global Economy


"Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 15:55
Taggar: economy

Bank of Japan?s Kuroda Rules out ?Helicopter Money?: BBC


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda ruled out the idea of using “helicopter money” – or directly underwriting the budget deficit – to combat deflation, as policymakers in To..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 13:14
Taggar: bank, economy, market

BoE Agents Report Says It Sees no Clear Signs of Brexit Economic Impact


"The Bank of England said on Wednesday it had seen no clear signs yet of a sharp economic slowdown after last month’s vote to leave the European Union, raising questions over how aggressively it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 16:22
Taggar: bank, economy

RBNZ -On Cue


"RBNZ Assesment of Economy  The much anticipated RBNZ statement has clearly signalled a change in forward guidance and drastically increased the odds of a rate cut in August. This policy move confirms..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 00:58
Taggar: economy, market, rate

ADB Cuts Asian Economic Growth to 5.6% in 2016


"The Asian Development Bank has cut its 2016 growth projection for developing economies in Asia and the Pacific to 5.6 percent, down from its earlier forecast of 5.7 percent, but says their solid perfo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 16:34
Taggar: bank, economy, market

Engulfed by Doubt, Top UK Firms Shelve Spending Plans After EU Vote ? Deloitte


"Britain’s biggest companies are beset by doubts about the future after last month’s vote to leave the European Union and have slashed their investment plans, according to a survey on Monda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 09:23
Taggar: economy, financial, investment

Central Bank Official Says China Has Room to Increase Fiscal Deficit to 5 Percent of GDP


"China has room to increase its fiscal deficit ratio to between 4 and 5 percent to more effectively boost the economy, official media quoted a central bank official as saying. China’s current fis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 09:21
Taggar: bank, economy

Arrests Hit 6,000 as Turkey Cracks down on Army and Judges After Coup Bid


"Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 09:19
Taggar: economy

Upbeat Chinese and U.S. Data Overshadow the Terrorist Attack in Nice


"Chinese GDP, retail sales, and industrial production exceeded analyst expectations and suggest that economy’s slowdown is leveling off. Real GDP growth accelerated to a quarter-on-quarter increa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:37
Taggar: economy, industrial production, rate, retail sales

Krugman Advises Japan to Raise Inflation Target and Stimulus Boost


"Japan should raise its inflation target to 4 percent and embark on a large but temporary fiscal stimulus to boost prices in the economy, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman said. Speaking at a conference on T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:24
Taggar: economy, inflation

US Industrial Production Rises in June


"U.S. industrial production rose more than expected in June on large gains in automotive manufacturing and utility output, the Federal Reserve said on Friday, a sign that the economy was regaining mome..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:19
Taggar: economy, industrial production

China Growth Hit 6.7% in Q2 Slowest in Seven Years


"China’s economy grew at its slowest quarterly pace in seven years, touching down at levels last seen during the dark days of the global financial crisis in early 2009. The world’s second-l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:18
Taggar: economy, financial

Slipping Chinese Trade Underscores Devaluation Risks


"To properly mend the economy and restore growth, the most obvious course of action is intervening in exchange rates. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 17:02
Taggar: economy, rate

U.K?s Hammond Will Do What It Takes To Stabilize Economy


"Philip Hammond, the U.K.?s newly appointed chancellor of the exchequer, said the vote to leave the European Union had ?rattled confidence? and that he will take ?whatever measures? needed to shore up..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 11:26
Taggar: economy, point

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After BOC Holds Rates


"The Bank of Canada (BoC) held rates unchanged at 0.50 percent on Wednesday. The central bank did downgrade its growth expectations for the Canadian economy in 2016 down to 1.3 percent from a previous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-13 19:42
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Reuters Poll Shows Weaker Expectations From Investors


"Optimism about stock market performance this year has wilted, with investors fretting about the global economy and unexpected shocks likely to condemn most key indices to a weaker performance than tho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-12 15:45
Taggar: brokers, economy, market

The Mighty Clash of Politics and Economics Looms Over A Dovish BoE


"Rampant politics is winning this battle at the cost of the UK?s economy."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 22:09
Taggar: economy

Chinese Inflation Slowdown


"Chinese government data shows consumer prices in June rose at the slowest pace in six months, suggesting the world’s second-largest economy is still experiencing weak consumer demand amid a broa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 18:20
Taggar: cpi, economy, price index, rate

APAC Currency Corner -Goldilocks and the 3 Central Banks


"  Non-Farm Payroll- Just What the Doctor Ordered   A market-friendly NFP is just what the Dr (Yellen) ordered, and the economy delivered. While the US equity market response is encouraging, it is impo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 03:24
Taggar: economy, market, report

Eyes Front, Head Down, Its NFP


"Friday July 8: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to look for signs that the U.S. economy remains on solid ground, and today’s ‘granddaddy’ of all fundament..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 12:40
Taggar: economy, employment, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Fed Minutes Depreciate USD


"The Canadian trade balance brought bad news for the economy early in the North American trade session. The deficit was wider in May at CAD 3.28 billion higher than the forecast of CAD 2.7 billion. Exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-06 23:08
Taggar: bank, economy, trade balance

Brexit Bloodbath Intensifies


"Wednesday July 6: Five things the markets are talking about The theme thus far, in this holiday shortened trading week, has been all about risk aversion. Investors it seems prefer to proceed with caut..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-06 11:57
Taggar: bank, economy, market, trading

Fed?s Williams Says Brexit Impact on US Less Than Other Events


"U.S. market reaction to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has played out “more or less” as expected, and the impact on the U.S. economy is much less than other that of other..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 19:54
Taggar: economy, market

GBP Falls to 31 Year Low After Weak Service PMI


"Sterling tumbled to a 31-year low against the dollar and oil dropped below $50 a barrel as concerns deepened over the impact of Brexit on the UK economy. Fears that a collapse in demand for new constr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 15:59
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil, share, shares

Brexit: George Osborne to Slash Corporate Tax Rate


"George Osborne is planning to slash corporation tax to less than 15 per cent in an effort to woo business deterred from investing in a post-Brexit Britain as part of his new five-point plan to galvani..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-04 13:50
Taggar: economy, point

Italy Could Be on a Collision Course for Two Key Reasons


"Italy’s fragile economy was back in focus this week with investors closely monitoring the political landscape ahead of a referendum later this year and a new report suggesting that the country c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-04 13:22
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, report

After Brexit Pound At Risk of Losing Reserve Currency Status


"The pound is at risk of fading from the top ranks of central-bank asset holdings following Britain?s decision to leave the European Union. The world?s foremost reserve currency a century ago, sterling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 13:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound, share

Victims of Brexit?s Real-Time Recession Already Feeling the Pain


"Damian Kimmelman is exactly the kind of entrepreneur the U.K. government says it needs. His London startup has 100 employees and expects to hire many more. Unfortunately for the British economy, Kimme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 09:25
Taggar: economy

US Growth Forecast Lower After Brexit


"The Brexit hangover could create headaches for the U.S. economy. A handful of economists are already downgrading their outlook for U.S. growth this year after Britons voted to leave the European Union..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 15:49
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, market

U.S QE Growth Exceeds Estimates


"The world?s largest economy expanded more than previously projected in the first quarter as improved performance in trade and business investment more than made up for weaker consumer spending. Gross..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 15:41
Taggar: economy, investment, rate

Tokyo Stocks Rebound on Monday After Government?s Pledge


"Tokyo stocks staged a sharp rebound Monday, with the Nikkei index finishing up over 2 percent, as investors sought shares battered before the weekend by Britain’s vote to leave the European Unio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 16:35
Taggar: economy, share, shares

Japanese PM Instructs BoJ to Ensure Financial Market Stability


"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed the Bank of Japan on Monday to ensure stability in financial markets, after last week’s decision by British voters to leave the European Union fueled uncerta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 16:34
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

UK Chancellor Says Economy Can Overcome Challenges


"The U.K. is ready to face the challenges thrown up by the vote to leave the European Union (EU), U.K. Chancellor George Osborne told a press conference on Monday, although he added that it would not b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 16:20
Taggar: economy

G7 FinMins to Hold Conference Call at 11:30 GMT to Address Brexit


"Deputy finance ministers of G7 nations will hold a conference call at 1130 GMT on Friday to discuss Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a source familiar with the matter said. Global fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 11:56
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, investment, market

Fed Chair Says US Economy Facing Numerous Uncertainties


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the U.S. economy faces numerous uncertainties from slowing job growth to stubbornly low inflation that compel the Fed to proceed cautiously in rais..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 19:35
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate, report

IMF Downgrades US Forecast to 2.2% in 2016


"The International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy this year and said America should raise the minimum wage to help the poor, offer paid maternity leave to encourage more wom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 19:02
Taggar: economy, rate

SocGen Economist Counters George Soros on Brexit


"One of the City?s leading economists has countered George Soros?s prediction that a Brexit vote will lead to a damaging 20% fall in the value of the pound by saying that a depreciation would be good f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 18:54
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, rate

US Fed Chair Hopeful of Economic Recovery


"Fed Chair Janet Yellen believes the recent weakness in job creation is “transitory” and does not reflect an otherwise growing economy. On the second day of her semiannual congressional tes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 18:40
Taggar: bank, economy

Modestly Softer Dollar


"Dollar slippage so far today amounts to 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie and 0.2% against the yuan. Janet..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 13:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, financial, kiwi, loonie

Stocks, Sterling Edge Higher


"Stocks and sterling rose while traditional safe-haven assets gold and bonds slipped on Wednesday, as investors were guardedly optimistic about a “Remain” vote in Britain’s European U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 11:40
Taggar: economy, gold, market

A Third of UK Businesses Think Brexit Would be Bad for Economy


"A third of businesses in the UK think Brexit would be bad for the economy, according to a poll that also shows company bosses in London and Scotland are most worried about a vote to leave the EU in ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 17:40
Taggar: economy, finance

BOE Issues Fresh Brexit Warning


"The Bank of England has issued a fresh warning that a vote to leave the EU in next week?s referendum risks knocking economic growth, pushing the pound sharply lower and sending shockwaves through the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, pound

El-Erian Says Fed Lack Vision on the Path of the US Economy


"Federal Reserve policymakers “don’t have a vision” for where the U.S. economy is going, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser Mohamed El-Erian said Thursday, a day after central bankers dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:53
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

BoE Ups Ante On Brexit Warning


"Bank of England policy makers intensified their warnings about the risks of leaving the European Union, saying the damage could extend to global markets and the world economy. Just one week before the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 14:49
Taggar: bank, economy, market

Fed Skips June, Six See One Rate Hike In 2016


"Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-15 20:41
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Why Russia?s Economy May Be on Hold Ahead of Elections


"Russia’s financial and political elite will descend on St. Petersburg this week for the country’s flagship economic summit at a time of heightened uncertainty for the world’s 10th-bi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-15 08:58
Taggar: economy, financial

Fed Could Postpone Rate Decision Amid Market Turbulence


"US Central Bank Worried About Market Impact of Rate Decision The FOMC statement released on April 27 provided little clues on what the members of the Fed were thinking. The U.S. economy was seen impro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 21:30
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

German Bund Negative Yield Shows Lack of Faith in ECB


"The German 10-year bund yield’s first-ever dip below zero on Tuesday is negative for markets because it reflects lack of confidence in European monetary policymakers, Pimco Global Strategic Advi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 18:54
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Japanese Fund Manager Survey Shows Faith in Abenomics Waning


"Fund managers have lost faith in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts to kick start the Japan’s economy, a new survey found. Only 16 percent considered Abenomics, or Abe’s three-prong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 16:39
Taggar: economy

Chinese and German Leaders Downplay China Market Status Tensions


"China does not want a trade war with Europe, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday at a news briefing with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who called for more talks with Beijing on its market economy sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 13:31
Taggar: economy, market, trading

Japan Fund Managers Get Bearish on Abenomics: Survey


"Fund managers have lost faith in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts to kick start the Japan’s economy, a new survey found. Only 16 percent considered Abenomics, or Abe’s three-prong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 11:02
Taggar: economy

German Economy Had Decent Start to Second Quarter, but Growth pace to Slow, Ministry Says


"The German economy had a decent start to the second quarter but its growth pace is likely to slow during the course of the April-June period, the economy ministry said on Friday. “The German eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-10 09:51
Taggar: economy, report

USD/CAD ? Loonie Stable on BOC Financial Review and Oil Drop


"The Bank of Canada (BoC) has deemed the risks to the Financial system from the Canadian housing sector have been balanced by the improving economy. The rise of house prices in Toronto and Vancouver co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 20:20
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

German Trade Surplus Hits Fresh Monthly Record in April


"German imports unexpectedly fell in April while exports were unchanged, propelling the trade surplus of Europe’s biggest economy to a fresh monthly record despite weaker demand from emerging mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 10:01
Taggar: economy, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher as Oil Price Rises


"The USD dollar decline continues as a potential June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) interest rate hike has all but evaporated after the weak U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report on June 3. The 38..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 22:35
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, rate, report

China?s Exports Tumble Again in May as Global Demand Stays Weak


"May’s soggy Chinese trade data offered the latest sign that the world’s second-largest economy was still a long way off from full health. Exports in dollar-denominated terms tanked 4.1 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 08:44
Taggar: dollar, economy

APAC Currency Corner ? Fed rates lower for longer?


" Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen struck all the right chords as the U.S central bank used another Get Out of Jail Free card, which followed the dismal NFP. This data gave an opportunity for an othe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 04:16
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Fed Chair Expected to Keep Door Open on June Rate Hike


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will likely keep the door open to an interest rate hike within the next few months when she speaks on Monday, while striking a balanced tone about recently disappoin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-06 16:21
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Rosengren Flags Jobs Report, yet Says Fed Rate Hikes Coming


"The U.S. economy’s rebound from a weak winter has moved the Federal Reserve closer to raising rates, though last month’s poor employment report might give it pause, a top Fed official said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-06 09:10
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate, report

Week Ahead in FX: Dismal NFP Hurts USD Raises June Rate Hike Doubts


"US Jobs Report Disappointed with a 38,000 gain in May Fundamental indicators rose in priority as the U.S. Federal Reserve had signalled in the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting minutes that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 20:47
Taggar: economy, indicators, market, point, rate, report

Resilient Mood Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"Ahead of the May U.S. Labor Department jobs report, which analyst believe could be distorted, there is an upbeat mood that the U.S. economy can handle a Fed tightening easily and that commodities aren..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 14:25
Taggar: dollar, economy, report

EUR/USD Goes Down After ECB


"EUR/USD dropped after the European Central Bank conducted a policy meeting today. ECB President Mario Draghi tried to avoid any shocks, making rather neutral comments. (Event B on ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 18:43
Taggar: bank, economy

China vice Finance Minister Says Fed Should Communicate Better on Rates


"The U.S. Federal Reserve should communicate better with China and financial markets on its interest rate decisions, China’s vice finance minister said on Thursday, noting U.S. monetary policy ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 08:12
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market, rate

British Manufacturing Barely Grows in May as EU Referendum Approaches ? PMI


"British manufacturing activity barely grew last month, adding to signs that the economy is slowing in the run-up to a referendum on European Union membership, a survey showed on Wednesday. The Markit/..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 15:09
Taggar: economy

Greek Economy Minister: 99% of Bailout Demands Completed


"Greece’s economy minister said on Wednesday he was confident the latest debt deal struck with creditors will be completed without further significant hurdles as the country races to prevent anot..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 14:48
Taggar: economy

Oil Prices Fall On Rising Output, China Demand Concerns


"Oil prices fell on Wednesday on expectations of high and rising exports from the Middle East, while concerns about China’s economy weighed on the demand outlook. Brent crude futures were trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 11:30
Taggar: economy, oil, trading

Japan?s PM Delays Sales Tax Rise


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told lawmakers on Wednesday that he has decided to delay a scheduled sales tax hike by two-and-a-half years, putting his plans for fiscal reforms on the back burner..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 11:22
Taggar: economy

USD/CAD ? Loonie Lower After Disappointing Q1 GDP


"Canadian monthly gross domestic product (GDP) was lower than expected on Tuesday. The Canadian economy shrank by 0.2 percent in March. The first quarter growth reached 2.5 percent at an annualized rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 21:32
Taggar: economy, rate

Canadian Economy Disappoints in Q1


"The Canadian economy contracted in March for a second consecutive month as real gross domestic product grew at a slower-than-expected pace for the first three months of the year. Statistics Canada say..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 15:34
Taggar: economy

Fed Forcing Asian Share Sell Off


"Having dumped Asian shares on resurgent worries about China’s economy, the specter of more aggressive U.S. interest rate rises is now forcing global investors to sell the region’s bonds an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 15:30
Taggar: currencies, economy, market, rate, share, shares

Societe Generale?s has Black Swan Chart of Global Risks


"Risks to the world economy remain to the downside and include sharply weaker global growth and a sudden change to expectations regarding the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate path, Societe Ge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 15:27
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

India Grows 7.9% in Q1 But Questions Remain on Reforms


"India has done it again. The country’s economy outpaced all other major markets during the most recent quarter, further cementing its reputation as a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy world eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 15:25
Taggar: economy, market

Most Economists Say Brexit Will Harm Economy: Poll


"Nine out of 10 of Britain’s top economists working in London’s City financial district, small business and academia believe the economy will be harmed if Britain leaves the European Union..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 08:04
Taggar: economy, financial

India Set to Retain Fastest Growing Economy Tag


"India probably gathered momentum to hold its ranking as the world’s fastest growing large economy in the quarter through March, giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi more to celebrate after comple..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 07:50
Taggar: economy, investment, rate

Gold Falls Under $1,200 as June Rate Hike Possibility Rises


"Gold fell below $1,200 for the first time since mid-February on Monday, as comments from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen on the likelihood of higher U.S. interest rates sent the dollar to two-month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-30 16:08
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, rate

Central Bank of Colombia Raised Interest Rates Again in Inflation-Reducing Campaign


"Colombian monetary officials late Friday announced a further  interest rate hike of 25 basis points to 7.25%.  It was the ninth increase since September 2015.  The rate was at 4.50% pri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-30 02:32
Taggar: economy, point, rate

British Economy Grew 0.4% in Q1 Says ONS


"Britain?s economy grew at 0.4% in the first three months of the year, despite a slump in manufacturing and construction output that has dragged down GDP growth over the last year. Tumbling business in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 17:13
Taggar: economy, investment

UK Business Investment Fell Ahead of Brexit Referendum


"Business investment in Britain fell in early 2016, a sign that uncertainty caused by the country’s impending referendum on European Union membership is weighing on companies. Growth in the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 17:12
Taggar: economy, investment

Unemployment Claims Fell in the US last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, moving back to near cycle lows as the labor markets remain healthy and the economy regains momentum after st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 15:53
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Japan?s Abe Takes G7 Leaders to Shrine as Economy Tops Summit Agenda


"Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe escorted Group of Seven (G7) leaders to the Shinto religion’s holiest site on Thursday before a summit covering topics from risks to the global economy to refug..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 09:00
Taggar: economy

St Louis Fed Advices China to do 4 Things to Address Capital Outflows


"The Chinese government holds more foreign exchange reserves than any other country, but those assets are dwindling. A recent Economic Synopses essay explored how can China respond, and what these resp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 16:54
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange

G7 Leaders Will Examine Global Growth Risks


"Leaders from the Group of Seven advanced economies will examine potential risks to the global economy when they gather this week for their summit in western Japan, government sources told Reuters. Whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 15:51
Taggar: economy

UK Retail Sales Outlook Worsens Ahead of Brexit Referendum


"Britain?s retailers are braced for June to be the worst month in more than three years as uncertainty over the outcome of the EU referendum weighs on consumers? appetites for spending. Retail business..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 15:41
Taggar: economy, investment

Japan?s Exports Decline Speeds up in April, Falling 10.1% On-Year


"The world’s third-largest economy recorded its seventh straight month of falling exports in April, official data showed on Monday, adding to the country’s gloomy outlook. Exports dropped 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-23 12:12
Taggar: economy

U.S Data Supports New Fed Fund Odds


"Wednesday May 18: Five things the markets are talking about Recent data would suggest that the U.S. economy is stabilizing, despite the tough winter. Reports released yesterday showed a pickup in U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-18 12:37
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, point, report

Japan?s Abe ? G7 Sees Need to Boost Demand, Address Supply Constraints


"G7 leaders agree on the need to take measures to boost global demand and eliminate factors that hamper productivity amid lingering risks to the world economy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-18 10:19
Taggar: economy

APAC Currency Corner ? Weekend Worries 


"  The trifecta of the closely watched Chinese economic metrics surprised on the downside over the weekend. This negative data should dictate this week?s risk environment, for the early part at least..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-16 03:52
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

UK Construction Output Slides, March Worse Than Forecast


"The British construction sector declined sharply in the first quarter, adding to signs the economy struggled against global weakness and uncertainty about June’s European Union referendum, data..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 13:40
Taggar: economy

German Economy Powers Ahead, but Exports Cloud Picture


"Germany more than doubled its economic growth rate in the first quarter as higher state and household spending more than offset a fall in exports, the Federal Statistics Office said on Friday. The eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 13:03
Taggar: economy, rate

China Will Meet Economic Growth Goal This Year: Vice Premier


"China’s economy faces downward pressure but will be able to meet its economic growth target for the year, China’s vice premier Zhang Gaoli said at a forum in Beijing on Wednesday. Growth i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-11 12:45
Taggar: economy

Pound Slides On Disappointing U.K Industrial Output


"The pound weakened for the first time in three days versus the euro as a report showed U.K. industrial production grew less in March than analysts forecast, adding to signs that Britain?s economy is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-11 12:03
Taggar: economy, industrial production, pound, report

UK First-Quarter Trade Deficit Widens to Biggest Since 2008


"Britain’s trade deficit widened in the first quarter of 2016 to its biggest since the early days of the financial crisis, adding to signs that global weakness is weighing on the economy. The sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 12:08
Taggar: economy, financial, pound

Moody?s Raises Worries over China Loans as Communist Party Paper Calls Debt Load Original Sin


"Moody’s Investors Service Tuesday flagged worries over China’s burgeoning debt load a day after a party newspaper branded high leverage in the economy as the “original sin”. To..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 12:01
Taggar: economy, leverage

Reuters Poll Expects Weaker Japan GDP


"Japan’s economy is expected to have barely grown in the first quarter, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, as stagnant consumer spending and wobbly financial markets keep expectations for more gove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 16:12
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate

Fed Evans Finds Wait and See by Central Bank Appropiate


"The U.S. economy’s fundamentals are solid and growth this year should pick up to around 2.5 percent, but the Federal Reserve’s current ‘wait and see’ approach to monetary polic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 15:59
Taggar: economy, inflation, investment

Former UK FSA Chair Argues For Helicopter Drops


"Faced with a slowing global economy, a number of observers ? including former US Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke and Berkeley economist Brad DeLong ? have argued that money-financed fiscal expansio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 15:51
Taggar: economy, finance

APAC Currency Corner -NFP Ambivalence 


"  YUAN Over the weekend, China?s trade balance saw exports slump nearly 2% in April compared with the same month last year. Shocking the market was the 11% decline in imports, another sign that econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 03:40
Taggar: economy, market, rate, trade balance

IMF Warns Denmark After Slow Growth


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Denmark, a country sandwiched between prosperous nations Sweden and Germany and one with considerable natural resources like most of Scandinavia, that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 20:26
Taggar: economy

TD Says Canadian Economy has Peaked


"It looks like Canada’s surprisingly strong run of economic data is ending, if TD Securities is right, and that means one of the fiercest rallies on record for the Canadian dollar is poised to en..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 17:19
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, rate

Minneapolis Fed President Says He Doesn?t Expect a Recession This Year


"Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari on Wednesday said he does not expect the U.S. economy to slip into recession this year, but rather to grow at a moderate rate. The Fed raised i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 16:47
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

U.S Jobless Claims Rise


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating. Jobless claims rose by 17,000 to 274,000 in the week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 14:44
Taggar: economy, employment, report

Lowe to Replace RBA?s Glenn Stevens


"Philip Lowe is set to replace Glenn Stevens as governor of Australia?s central bank, inheriting an economy grappling with the onset of disinflation that forced policy makers to cut interest rates to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 11:48
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point, rate

Janus?s Bill Gross: ?Helicopter Money? Is Coming in a Year or So


"The next big monetary and fiscal policy move should include an airdrop of “money from helicopters” to stimulate the U.S. economy and avoid an extended recession, says Bill Gross, a portfol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 09:05
Taggar: economy, investment

USD/CAD Loonie Lower as USD Rally Shakes Off ADP Miss


"The USD continued its rampant advance versus the CAD on Wednesday. The private payroll processor ADP reported its non-farm employment change at a below expectations 156,000 new jobs added. This is the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 22:24
Taggar: economy, employment, report

US Stocks Fall After Softer Private Employment


"U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday, as investors grappled with a number of weaker-than-expected economic reports that suggested the economy continues to grow at a slow pace. The S&P 500 was do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 17:01
Taggar: economy, financial, point, report, share, shares

BOJ Kuroda Concerned About Strong JPY


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda voiced concern Monday about the adverse effects the yen’s ongoing strength could have on the Japanese economy. “The yen’s current round of uptr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 15:29
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

Fed Lockhart Sees 2 Rate Hikes in 2016


"The United States could see two further interest rate rises this year but uncertainties abound including the impact on the U.S. economy should Britain vote to leave the European Union, Atlanta Fed Pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 15:20
Taggar: economy, rate

Australia Cuts Interest Rates to Turn Back Global Deflation Tide


"Australia’s central bank cut interest rates to an all-time low of 1.75 percent on Tuesday, the first easing in a year as it seeks to restrain a rising currency and insulate the economy from cree..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 09:29
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, point, rate

China Caixin April Manufacturing PMI 49.4 vs 49.7 in March


"Activity in China’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly declined further in April, a private survey showed Tuesday, reviving doubts over the health of the world’s second-largest economy. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 09:27
Taggar: economy

RBA May Preview ? Will they Cut Rates?


"The main focus tonight will be on Australia and the Reserve Bank?s monetary policy announcement. At their last meeting the RBA left rates unchanged and said, “Under present circumstances, an app..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 18:28
Taggar: announcement, bank, currency, economy, rate

US Target China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Germany for FX Manipulation


"The U.S. government is sending a message to countries it believes are manipulating their currencies: We’re watching you. A Treasury report targets five countries in particular: China, Japan, Kor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 17:04
Taggar: currencies, economy, foreign exchange, report

US Corporations See Relief with Weak USD


"The sluggish U.S. economy is proving to be a relief for U.S.-based companies struggling under the weight of the strong dollar and could lead to more positive earnings surprises in the weeks ahead. Com..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 16:16
Taggar: dollar, economy

Roubini Wonders if Slow Growth is the New Normal


"The International Monetary Fund and others have recently revised down their forecasts for global growth ? yet again. Little wonder: the world economy has few bright spots ? and even those are dimming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 15:47
Taggar: economy

Czech Vice Governor Defends Central Bank Actions


"Sweeping criticisms of developed-country central banks have lately become all the rage. The main line of attack goes something like this: monetary policymakers have been far too activist since 2008, o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 15:45
Taggar: bank, economy

US Stocks Opens Higher on Jobs Week


"Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on the first trading day of the month on Monday as investors await manufacturing data to further assess the health of the world’s largest economy. Inv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 15:43
Taggar: economy, trading

Canadian Economy Shrunk 0.1% in February


"Canada’s economy shrank for the first time in five months in February, as the manufacturing, mining and energy sectors all slowed down. Statistics Canada reported Friday that in addition to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 16:14
Taggar: economy, finance, report

Eurozone GDP Rose 0.6% in Q1


"The eurozone economy grew faster than expected in the first three months of 2016, but inflation in the single currency bloc has fallen back into negative territory, putting more pressure on the Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 16:04
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation

It?s Oil That?s Driving This Loonie Rally


"It?s giddy times in Canada, with newly installed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau winning rave reviews at home and abroad, the nation?s economy generating some of the best positive surprises in the world..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 11:37
Taggar: economy, market

USD/CAD Loonie Higher as US Economy Shows Signs of Slowing Down


"The Canadian Dollar is Appreciating Due to a Weak USD and a Surging Oil Price The CAD hit a 10 month high after the release of the advanced U.S. gross domestic product. The U.S. economy grew by 0.5 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 18:50
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil

US Slowdown Part of Global Trend


"It would be easy to dismiss the slowdown in the US economy to near-stall speed as a piece of rogue data resulting from the inability of number crunchers at the Department of Commerce in Washington to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 17:06
Taggar: economy

US Stocks Drop after Fed and BOJ Stand Pat


"U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday, following news that the U.S. economy sputtered in the first quarter to the lowest growth in two years, as businesses slashed investment by the steepest rate since th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 16:10
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, rate, share, shares

US GDP Misses Expectations, EUR/USD Extends Upward Move


"Today’s economic data released from the United States was not particularly good. First quarter’s growth of the US economy was slower than economists had anticipated. The..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 16:07
Taggar: economy, employment

Will the Bank of Japan Cut Rates Tonight?


"Over the past few trading days we have seen a very nice breakout in USD/JPY.  The move was driven entirely by expectations for this week?s Bank of Japan meeting. There are reports that the BoJ could i..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 22:00
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, report, trading

UK Economy Slows On Global Weakness & Brexit Worries


"Britain’s economy slowed at the start of this year, buffeted by a slowing global economy and uncertainty ahead of this year’s referendum on European membership, as it relied solely on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 14:57
Taggar: economy

Singapore c.bank Says Policy Provides Appropriate Economic Support


"Singapore’s central bank said recent monetary policy easings will support the economy and boost inflation over the next two years against a backdrop of weakening growth among the city-state̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 09:59
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate, trading

China Consumer Sentiment Declines but Spending Intentions Improve: Survey


"Consumer sentiment in China eased in April after a sharp improvement in the previous month, although the buoyant outlook for spending suggested some stability in the world’s second-largest econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 09:57
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy

IMF Says China Debt Swap, NPL Securitization Could Create More Problems


"Recent suggestions to solve China’s massive corporate debt through swaps and securitization are grabbing headlines, but the measures could make the problem worse, experts at the International Mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 09:55
Taggar: economy, rate

Atlanta Fed Forecasts US GDP at 0.4%


"The U.S. economy is growing at a 0.4 percent pace in the first quarter following the latest data on home resales and durable goods orders, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-26 17:50
Taggar: durable goods, economy, goods orders

China Debt a Risk but Authorities Are Handling It: Moody?s


"High debt levels in China are a risk but an imminent global financial crisis-type implosion is unlikely, a Moody’s Investors Service economist said Tuesday. Concerns over China’s debt buil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-26 11:58
Taggar: economy, financial

Great Plan, but Saudi Arabia Really Needs More: IMF


"Saudi Arabia’s plans to diversify its economy were welcomed by the International Monetary Fund’s Middle East chief on Tuesday but he told CNBC that Saudi also needed to focus on attracting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-26 11:41
Taggar: announcement, economy, investment

ECB?s Draghi Says Helicopter Money Not Discussed


"European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said on Thursday that the bank had “never discussed” issuing so-called helicopter money as part of its efforts to bolster the euro zone&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 15:34
Taggar: bank, economy

U.S Jobless Claims At 42 Year Low


"Jobless claims unexpectedly decreased to the lowest level since 1973 as the U.S. labor market remains a pillar of support in the world?s largest economy. New applications for unemployment benefits fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 14:40
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Storm Brewing? Soros Likens Chinese Economy to US, Circa 2008


"George Soros has compared the Chinese economy to the US' prior to its historic financial crisis."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 12:28
Taggar: economy, financial

Is U.S Temporary Help Topping Out?


"As the economy again started off the year on a sour note, the glass-half-full crowd pointed to the strength of the U.S. jobs market as a reason not to worry. As long as payrolls are racking up monthly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-19 15:29
Taggar: economy, market, point

Investors React to a Batch of Good News


"Investors are feeling better about U.S. corporate earnings and the chances that China’s economy will avoid a hard landing. The Bank of Korea did not cut its interest rate, and minutes from the e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-19 14:03
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

UK Economy Faces Permanent Hit with Brexit ? Osborne


"Chancellor George Osborne said a vote to leave the European Union in a referendum in June would do permanent damage to the country’s economy, which he warned would be 6 percent smaller by 2030 t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-18 10:25
Taggar: analysis, economy

China Official: Mainland Eyes Boost from ?Superpower? Federal Reserve


"China’s vice finance minister has praised Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen for her clear communication to financial markets and G20 partners and her cautious approach, telling CNBC that the ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-18 10:22
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market

Russia: Why the Worst Is over for Our Economy


"Low oil prices, economic sanctions, political isolation and capital outflows have made for a torrid couple of years for Russia’s economy, but the country’s finance minister has told CNBC t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-18 10:18
Taggar: economy, finance, oil, rate

China?s Economy Expanded 6.7% On-Year in Q1, Versus 6.8% in Q4


"The world’s second-largest economy expanded 6.7 percent on-year in the first quarter, slightly slower than the previous quarter’s 6.8 percent pace, according to official data released on F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 09:50
Taggar: economy, market

US Unemployment Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since 1973


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, revisiting a level last seen in 1973 as the labor market continues to strengthen despite a sluggish economy. Initi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 15:47
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Crowd-Pleasing Chinese March Trade Data


"Investors had already been in a risk-on frame of mind because of the upcoming OPEC meeting to freeze production and lend support to oil prices. Chinese trade figures released overnight suggest that ec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 13:40
Taggar: economy, oil

Global Stocks Extend Gains as China Trade Picks Up; Yen Weakens


"Global stocks climbed for a fourth day as Chinese trade data added to signs of a pickup in the world?s second-largest economy, supporting a rebound in commodities. Haven assets including the yen and g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 09:54
Taggar: economy, gold

UK Would Face Tough Choices After a Brexit Vote


"Britain will need to make choices on trade, labour laws and the environment that could be unpopular with voters if it wants to offset the hit to its economy from any decision to leave the European Uni..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 09:47
Taggar: economy

China Exports Rise at Fastest pace in a Year in March


"The trade picture in the world’s second-largest economy staged a turnaround in March, with exports rising at the fastest clip since last February, official data revealed on Wednesday. Dollar-den..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 09:45
Taggar: dollar, economy

APAC Currency Corner ? Commodities on Fire


"Aussie Dollar The Aussie was on fire overnight. Traders took cues from firming global equities with commodities prices gaining a foothold amid a broad commodity rally. It was a classic risk-on rally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 03:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy

EUR/USD Retreats After IMF Forecast


"EUR/USD retreated today as the dollar was firm. The US currency had support in the form of rather subdued outlook for global growth released by the Interna..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 21:01
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, trading

IMF Lowers Canada?s Growth Forecast to 1.5% in 2016


"The International Monetary Fund is lowering its economic growth projections for Canada and the world. Slowing growth in global oil exports, low crude prices and weak demand for non-oil commodities wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 17:40
Taggar: economy, oil

Kansas Fed Chief Expects US to Grow Just Under 2%


"Dallas Federal Reserve President Rob Kaplan said Tuesday he’s not too concerned about the slowing economic growth in the first quarter, and the U.S. economy is likely to grow at just under 2 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 16:58
Taggar: economy, financial, oil

IMF Downgrades Global Growth Forecast


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its world economic growth forecast yet again and warned of a backlash against cross-border economic integration in richer countries. In its latest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 16:57
Taggar: economy, point

Tuesday Trading Tip ? Bank of Canada Preview


"The Bank of Canada meets tomorrow and based on the following table, they have more reasons to smile this month with consumer spending and job growth improving significantly. Oil prices are also up 10%..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 15:30
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

Italy Agrees 5B Euro Fund to Rescue Weaker Lenders


"Italy’s strongest banks, insurers and asset managers have agreed to create a ?5bn backstop fund to bail out weaker lenders in an effort to calm growing investor concern about the stability of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 14:24
Taggar: bank, economy

China Q1 GDP, Inflation Data in Focus as World Gauges Slowdown


"China will take center stage this week as markets look for signs of recovery in the world’s second-largest economy, as it continues to shift away from its manufacturing roots. Gross domestic pro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-11 09:17
Taggar: economy, market

BOJ?s Kuroda: Closely Watching Market Moves, Impact on Economy


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank will closely watch how unstable global market moves could affect the country’s economy and prices. “Global financial..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-11 09:03
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

Canada Adds 40,600 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls


"Canada added far more jobs than expected last month, lifted by accelerated hiring in the service sector and bringing the unemployment rate down from a three-year high, data from Statistics Canada show..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 15:25
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Current Account Surplus Jumps


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair is trading at 108.70 in the European session. On the release front, Japan’s current account surplus widened to JPY 1.73 trillion, beating e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 12:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, trading

Japan Faces Trouble Controlling Damaging Yen Rises


"Japanese efforts to stem sharp increases in the yen could face increasing opposition from other major economies, making it even more difficult for premier Shinzo Abe’s administration to reflate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 10:56
Taggar: economy

Yellen: Positive About Progress in Ending ?Too Big to Fail?


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday touted the strength of the United States economy, rebuffing political rhetoric suggesting a bubble is ready to burst. “I certainly wouldn’t d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 10:39
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Property Market, Equities Top Four Major Risks in China: Pimco


"Three months into China’s market turmoil early this year, the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy remains murky. China’s repeatedly assured that the economy is not headed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 10:35
Taggar: economy, market, oil

4 Reasons Why BoJ Hasn?t Intervened in USDJPY


"We have now seen the dollar fall approximately 600 pips against the Japanese Yen in just over week.  Alarms should be ringing at the Ministry of Finance and Bank of Japan because the 5% appreciation s..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 18:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, finance

Praet Says ECB Can Recalibrate Stimulus Again If Shocks Arise


"The European Central Bank can boost the scale of its support to the euro-area economy yet further in the event that fresh risks to the outlook arise, Executive Board member Peter Praet said. ?If furth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 09:46
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Australia to World: We Remain Open for Business


"Australia’s regulation on foreign investment has sparked debate as to how open the world’s 12th largest economy really is, but the country’s trade minister told CNBC on Thursday that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 09:27
Taggar: economy, investment

Markets Left Exposed Ahead of FOMC Minutes


"The Federal Reserve will be back in focus again on Wednesday as we get the release of the minutes from last month?s FOMC meeting and get the up-to-date views of a few policy makers. While the markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-06 12:44
Taggar: economy, market

IMF Lagarde Says Economy Not in Crisis But Growth is Slow


"The world economy is continuing to recover but it’s still at a delicate stage, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has warned. “We have growth; we are not in a crisis. The not-so-good..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-05 16:25
Taggar: economy

Canadian Trade Deficit Jumps to $1.9 Billion


"Canada?s trade balance took a sharp turn for the worse in February, as the recently high-flying exports were knocked back down to earth by a sluggish U.S. economy. Statistics Canada reported that the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-05 15:42
Taggar: economy, report, trade balance

German Factory Orders Unexpectedly Decline on Exports Slowdown


"German factory orders unexpectedly fell in February in a sign that a global trade slowdown is weighing on Europe?s largest economy. Orders, adjusted for seasonal swings and inflation, dropped 1.2 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-05 08:31
Taggar: economy, inflation

UK Firms Putting Plans on Hold Ahead of EU Vote ? Survey


"Big British firms are delaying deals and hiring decisions ahead of a referendum on the country’s European Union membership, a survey showed on Monday, adding to signs that uncertainty around the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 13:14
Taggar: economy, financial

China?s PMI Surveys Show Recovery in Manufacturing


"Manufacturing activity improved in China in March, separate surveys showed Friday, helping ease concerns over the health of the world’s second-largest economy. China’s official manufacturi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 09:56
Taggar: economy, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Awaiting US Employment Data


"The Canadian economy expanded in January by 0.6 percent doubling economists expectations. This is the strongest monthly GDP figure since the price of oil was above $100 in July 2013. The Canadian doll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 22:55
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, oil, point

How Asian Exporters Are Dealing with China?s Slowdown


"It used to be said that the U.S. sneezed and the world caught a cold. Now, as China’s economy looks to be coming down with something nasty, countries in the region are loading up on prophylactic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 08:33
Taggar: economy

ADB Forecasts 6.5% China Growth in 2016


"Economic growth in China is projected to slow this year and next year, with the world’s No. 2 economy expected to weigh on overall growth in developing Asia, the Asian Development Bank said Wedn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 16:02
Taggar: bank, economy

Thousands of Jobs at Risk as India?s Tata Steel Seeks British Exit


"India’s Tata Steel wants to sell Britain’s biggest steelmaker, putting thousands of jobs at risk and forcing the government to seek a solution ahead of an EU referendum dominated by concer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 15:27
Taggar: economy

Euro Zone ?Flying on One Engine?: S&P


"The euro zone economy is “flying on one engine,” according to the chief European economist at ratings agency Standard and Poor’s, which trimmed its growth and inflation forecasts for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 15:15
Taggar: economy, inflation, report

Flood of Central Bank Moves Can?t Get World Economy Out of Rut


"Central bankers have managed to steer the world economy clear of a recession while leaving it stuck in the same rut that led to its troubles in the first place. A torrent of monetary stimulus in recen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 13:47
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

Japan PM Abe: Will Raise Sales Tax Barring Severe Shock


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday he will proceed with a scheduled sales tax hike next year unless the economy is hit by a shock on the scale of the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 200..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 07:56
Taggar: economy

San Francisco Fed Williams Says Brazil and China Impacting CB Decisions


"Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said the global economy, particularly China and Brazil, was having a significant impact on measures that U.S. policy makers watch to deter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 15:34
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, rate

Abe Likely to Delay Tax Hike and Call Snap Elections


"In late 2014, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe caught markets and voters off-guard when he postponed an unpopular sales tax hike and called a snap election. Less than two years later, the only surpr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 15:25
Taggar: consumption, economy, market

NABE Economists Survey Forecasts Weaker US Economy and Corporate Profits


"Business economists are more pessimistic, predicting weaker growth in corporate profit and the economy than they were late last year, a survey found. The median estimate from economists surveyed by th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 15:22
Taggar: economy, profit, rate

Fidelity Says a Strong USD Could Derail June Rate Hike


"he Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in June if the dollar doesn’t spike in expectation of such a move, Fidelity Investment’s Jurrien Timmer said Monday. Earlier on Monday, San Fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 15:20
Taggar: dollar, economy, investment, rate

Stocks Fall Thanks to Fed ? What Investors Don?t See


"Fed experts believe that the economy will grow 2.2% in 2016, which is 0.2% lower than was forecasted last December."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-27 10:51
Taggar: economy

SNB Spent $88B On Interventions


"The Swiss National Bank spent 86.1 billion francs ($88 billion) on interventions last year, a measure of its efforts to shield the economy from deflation. SNB President Thomas Jordan and his colleague..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 11:54
Taggar: bank, economy

Greece Blames IMF for Bailout Delay


"Greece has blamed the International Monetary Fund for a significant delay to the completion of the country’s bailout review. “All institutions share the blame, but especially the IMF, are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 17:16
Taggar: economy, report, share

Japanese Government Downgrades Economic Assessment


"The government on Wednesday downgraded its basic assessment of the Japanese economy, citing weakening consumer and corporate sentiment due to turbulence in global financial markets and slowdown in eme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 15:46
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate, report

Russia Growing, Low Ruble Will Help: Deputy PM


"The Russian economy is adjusting to a new low oil price environment, the country’s deputy prime minister told CNBC on Wednesday, adding that a weak ruble will help it to export more to China and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 12:59
Taggar: economy, oil

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Below 1.12, Markets Eye US Housing Report


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades just below the 1.12 line in the European session. On the release front, there are no major events in the Eurozone. In the US, today..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 12:18
Taggar: economy, home sales, indicators

Two Fed Officials Point to Possibility of April Rate Hike


"Two Federal Reserve officials said interest-rate increases may be warranted as soon as the central bank?s meeting next month, citing solid readings on the U.S. economy despite headwinds from abroad. ?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 08:54
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Moody?s Sees ?Clear Downside Risks? If UK Leaves EU


"Ratings agency Moody’s said on Tuesday it saw “clear downside risks” if Britain votes to leave the European Union in a referendum in June, and repeated its warning that this would ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 08:49
Taggar: economy, report

Japan March Manufacturing Activity Contracts as Export Orders Tumble ? Flash PMI


"Japan’s manufacturing activity contracted in March for the first time in almost a year as new export orders shrank sharply, a preliminary business survey showed on Tuesday, in a worrying sign th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 08:35
Taggar: economy

?Brexit? Could Cost Britain £100 Billion and a Million Jobs ? CBI


"A British vote to leave the European Union could cost the economy £100 billion and 950,000 jobs by 2020, according to research commissioned by employers’ group the Confederation of British Indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-21 09:59
Taggar: economy

ECB Could Cut Rates Again If Economy Fails to Pick up ? Praet


"The European Central Bank can cut interest rates again if the euro zone’s economy fails to pick up and, under extreme circumstances, it might even consider printing money and giving it out direc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-18 10:42
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Draghi Tells EU Leaders He Can?t Fix the Economy on His Own


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi warned European leaders on Thursday that monetary policy alone would not be enough to jump-start the economy and that governments needed to do their job by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-18 10:31
Taggar: bank, economy

Fed Scales Back Rate-Rise Forecasts


"Federal Reserve officials held off from raising borrowing costs and scaled back forecasts for how high interest rates will rise this year, citing the potential impact from weaker global growth and fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 20:31
Taggar: economy, financial, market, oil, rate

UK Fiscal Watchdog Downgrades UK Growth Forecast to 2%


"The U.K’s fiscal watchdog has slashed growth and productivity forecasts for the country as the outlook for the world economy now appears to be “materially weaker” than it did in its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 16:33
Taggar: economy

U.S. Consumer Prices Fell in February


"U.S. consumer prices fell in February due largely to a continued drop in energy prices, but other evidence pointed to steadily building inflation pressures as the labor market and economy gain steam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 15:52
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, point, price index

China Premier Li: No Hard Landing Coming


"Chinese Premier Li Keqiang expressed confidence in the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy on Wednesday, assuring there would be no hard landing as long as reforms continue. Speaking..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 08:43
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY ? BoJ Stays on Sidelines, Yen Strengthens


"USD/JPY has posted strong gains on Tuesday, trading just above the 113 line in the European session. On the release front, the Bank of Japan maintained its monetary policy, but presented a bleak asses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 13:29
Taggar: bank, economy, market, retail sales, trading

How the U.K. is Going to Fill the Black Hole in its Budget


"While speaking to the BBC before this year?s budget statement, U.K. Treasury chief George Osborne stated that the forecasts for the world economy had worsened since he posed tax and spending estimates..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 15:49
Taggar: economy

German Voters Batter Merkel over Migrant Policy


"Voters punished Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in three German regional elections on Sunday, giving a thumbs-down to her open-door refugee policy and turning in droves to the anti-immi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 09:04
Taggar: economy

China, South Korea, Japan Build Trade Surpluses on ECB, Fed Economic Stimulus


"The three powerhouses of East Asian economy ? China, Japan and South Korea ? account for nearly a quarter of global demand and output. But before you call them ? as most people do ? the engines of wor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 09:02
Taggar: economy

China Rebuts Economy Doomsayers


"Chinese economic and financial officials responded to worries about bad debt, ?zombie companies? and currency depreciation over the weekend, insisting that doomsayers were underestimating the economy&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 08:39
Taggar: currency, economy, financial, market, rate

Osborne to Cut Spending Further to Protect Budget Plan


"British Chancellor George Osborne said on Sunday he would announce further cuts to public spending this week to protect his austerity plan from a weakening of the economy, but said they would not be d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 08:29
Taggar: economy, financial

Low Oil? Norwegian Economy ?Rock Solid?: FinMin


"Norway is “rock solid”, the country’s finance minister told CNBC on Friday, stressing that while the oil-producing nation is affected by the drop in oil prices, it is still seeing gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 14:17
Taggar: economy, finance, oil

Hungary is ready to decrease lending rate in order to raise inflation


"Despite GDP growth in Hungary in 2015 was below 2016 figures (3.7%), the economy grew by 2.9%. The biggest impact for growth was due to improvements in the European economy and the start of new projec..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 18:48
Taggar: economy, finance

ECB cuts rates, increases assets buys more than expected


"The European Central Bank cut all three of its interest rates and expanded its asset-buying program on Thursday, delivering a bigger-than-expected cocktail of actions to boost the economy and stop ult..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 15:35
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

IMF Extends a Warning


"David Lipton warned that the IMF?s results for the global economy indicated that there is a weakening baseline."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 13:43
Taggar: economy

Bank of Canada?s Overnight Money Rate Target Left at 0.50% at Second Planned Meeting of 2016


"For four and a third years from September 2010 until January 2015, Canada?s central bank interest rate had stayed at 1.0%.  The plunge in oil and other commodity prices for this commodity-intensi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 19:59
Taggar: bank, economy, oil, point, rate

BOE Carney Sees Brexit as Biggest Risk to UK Economy


"The head of the Bank of England described Britain’s potential exit from the European Union as the single biggest domestic risk to the nation’s economy — even as he insisted the bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 18:11
Taggar: bank, economy

German Industrial Production Rises in January


"German industrial production leapt higher in January, a broad-based increase that was led by a large rise in construction output. The Economy Ministry said Tuesday that production in Europe’s bi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 17:59
Taggar: economy, industrial production

Bank of Canada Hold Rates at 0.50% Will Await Impact of Federal Budget


"The Bank of Canada kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged as expected today, as the central bank will wait and see what Ottawa plans to spend on stimulating the economy in its forthcoming federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 17:31
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Indices Face Tough Test in Coming Sessions


"European indices are poised to open higher this morning, after stumbling briefly on Tuesday on the back of another batch of worrying trade data from China. The trade numbers were yet another niggling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 08:12
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves to 113 Despite Soft GDP


"USD/JPY continues to lose ground this week, as the pair trades at the 113 line in the North American session. In Japan, the markets were treated to a host of weak releases. Current Account posted a sm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 16:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

FX5: China?s Reality Check Hurts Risk Appetite


"Tuesday March 8: Five-things the markets are talking about Global challenges remain in place for emerging markets and continue to weigh upon market risk appetite. Regional equities are on the back foo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 13:41
Taggar: economy, market, report

Thailand Takes Sales Pitch to Investors to Reverse Growth Slide


" Thailand is taking its investment pitch straight to foreign companies to help lure them to an economy facing the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 01:22
Taggar: economy, investment

Bank of Canada to Hold Awaiting Federal Budget


"The Canadian Central Bank is not Expected to Make Any Changes Ahead of the Federal Budget on March 22 The Canadian economy was able to endure the fall out from the 2008 credit crisis due to stable cru..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 22:49
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

China?s Top Economic Planners Says Hard Landing Impossible


"China’s top economic planning official on Sunday said it is impossible that the Chinese economy would have a “hard landing” — or a sharp slowdown after a period of robust growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 16:44
Taggar: economy

China?s FinMin Says Government is Expanding Deficit to Support Growth


"China’s finance minister says Beijing is expanding deficit spending to prevent a slide in growth and support its efforts to overhaul its cooling economy. Lou Jiwei said Monday the deficit target..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 16:39
Taggar: economy, finance

BOJ Kuroda Says CB Not Taking More Policy Steps Until Reviewing Effect on the Economy


"Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank will scrutinize the effects of negative interest rates on the economy for the time being, suggesting that no immediate expa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 15:56
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Week Ahead in FX ? ECB Aggressive Easing Expected After NFP Miss


"US Employment Expanded But Hourly Wages Contracted Deflating USD The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report for February painted a mixed picture of U.S. employment. The American economy added 242,000 job..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 22:35
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

German PMI Hits 5 Month Low But Sill Expanding


"Growth in Germany’s private sector hit a five-month low in February but remained solid, underpinned by a growing services sector, a survey showed on Thursday. Markit’s final composite Purc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 18:05
Taggar: economy

G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Leaves Much Unresolved


"A two-day meeting in Shanghai on Friday and Saturday provided a platform for a wide range of opinions over what to do about the daunting risks to the world economy, world peace and the environment...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-27 22:52
Taggar: economy, market

USD/CAD ? Loonie Higher Awaits G20 Outcome


"The Canadian dollar has recovered from the lows suffered at the beginning of the year when the price of oil plummeted rapidly as a supply glut and record high production levels were announced. The res..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 23:26
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, oil

US GDP Revised Higher


"The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than initially estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories. Gross domestic product, the value of all good..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 15:46
Taggar: economy, rate

Markets Watching G20 Meeting? More Low Inflation News


"Finance Ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of Twenty economies began a two-day conference in Shanghai.  The Governor of the Peoples Bank of China denied the yuan will be devalued an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 15:16
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Bank of England?s Carney Warns of Zero-Sum Game from Negative Rates


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned on Friday that moves by central banks to cut interest rates below zero risked creating a “beggar-thy-neighbour” environment which could leave th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 09:09
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, rate

UK Consumers Least Confident in over a Year on Economic Uncertainties


"British consumer morale fell to its lowest in over a year in February as concerns over the economic outlook hurt sentiment, a survey showed on Friday. Market research firm GfK said its overall consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 09:00
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, market

Group of Twenty to Tackle Ailing Global Economy


"G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to Meet in Shanghai this Weekend The global economy is in a fragile state following a volatile start of the year that has reduced equity valuations and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 23:05
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market, rate

IMF Calls on G20 to Take ?Bold? Action


"The International Monetary Fund has urged the world’s leading economies to join forces and take bold action in a bid to boost growth, highlighting concerns that global market turbulence is start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 05:25
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, market

UK Retailer Survey Shows February Slowed Down


"A bumper January for retailers has turned into a lacklustre February as shoppers reacted to news of falling wage growth and the slowing economy by closing their wallets and deserting the high street..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 18:29
Taggar: economy

Singapore Revised GDP Shows 2 Percent Growth for 2015


"Singapore’s economy expanded at a slower pace in 2015 as an improvement in trade and finance failed to halt a sharp slump in manufacturing, official data showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 05:36
Taggar: economy, finance

ECB Divided on Next Steps for QE


"European Central Bank policy makers widely agreed at their January policy meeting that the risks for the eurozone’s $11 trillion economy have increased amid financial-market volatility and weakn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 18:41
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

OECD Cuts Canada?s Growth to 1.4% in 2016


"The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development is taking a markedly dimmer view of Canada?s economy, though its latest forecast is far more upbeat than some other projections. The OECD now..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 18:34
Taggar: economy, oil

Japan exports fall most since 2009 as global slowdown bites


"Japan’s annual exports in January fell the most since the global financial crisis as demand weakened in China and other major markets, leaving policy makers battling to revive a fragile economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 11:31
Taggar: economy, finance, financial, market

January FOMC Minutes Show a Data Dependent Fed


"The minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve January Federal Open Market Committee showed that policy members are concerned about market events and their impact on the American economy. A couple of membe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 22:28
Taggar: economy, market, point, rate

Atlanta Fed Cuts US Q1 Growth Forecast to 2.6%


"The U.S. economy is on track to grow 2.6 percent in the first quarter after government data showed a decline in domestic home construction in January, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow foreca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 20:08
Taggar: economy

Canada: International Transactions In Securities, Dec 2015


"Canadian investors acquired $17.4 billion of foreign securities in December, a second consecutive month of strong investment abroad. Meanwhile, foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian sec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 16:13
Taggar: economy, investment

Goldman Predicts Gold Drop


"Investors should short gold, one of the best performing assets this year, Goldman Sachs said, as it believes a recent rally triggered by concerns over the health of the global economy has been overdon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 18:18
Taggar: bank, bull, economy, gold, rate

Japan?s Contraction Questions Abenomics


"Japan’s economy shrank by 0.4 percent in the October-December quarter — the second time the country posted negative growth in 2015 after another down quarter in the January-March period. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 18:15
Taggar: economy, financial, market

ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment ? Economic Outlook Continues to Deteriorate


"The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany has declined for the second consecutive time in February 2016. The index has decreased by 9.2 points compared to the previous month, now standing at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 13:31
Taggar: economy, oil, point

Norway?s Economy Flounders On Oil Rout


"Mainland GDP grew 0.1% in fourth quarter, according to SSB Recession `absolutley a risk’ as oil remains low: Nordea Norway?s economy barely expanded in the fourth quarter as consumer spending he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 13:26
Taggar: economy, oil

Several Points of Keen Interest Despite U.S. Presidents Day Market Closure


"A 1.2% increase in the Chinese yuan against the dollar was its biggest daily advance since a 2% revaluation engineered in July 2005. People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou made upbeat remarks abou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-15 15:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy

Japan Economy Shrinks More than Expected, Highlights Lack of Policy Options


"Japan’s economy shrank more than expected in the final quarter of last year as consumer spending and exports slumped, adding to headaches for policymakers already wary of damage the financial ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-15 10:36
Taggar: economy, financial, market

Japan Seeks G20 Response To Market Rout


"Negative rates will help stimulate economy-Kuroda Kuroda meets PM Abe, discusses global markets Kuroda declines to comment on FX rates Japanese policymakers on Friday said they would seek a global pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-12 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

Germany Fails to Lift Eurozone GDP


"The euro zone economy grew by 0.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, meeting expectations, official statistics show. Data from Eurostat showed that, year on year, the gross domestic product (GD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-12 15:36
Taggar: economy

USD Weaker Ahead of Retail Sales


"U.S. Consumers Confident Yet Still Not Spending The paradox of the U.S. consumer continues to confound economists. Wages and the number of jobs have risen to before crisis levels but while their confi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-11 21:43
Taggar: economy, retail sales

European Shares Drop on Global Anxiety


"London’s top shares have fallen nearly 3%, while other European markets have seen even bigger falls, amid anxiety about the health of the global economy. In morning trading, the FTSE 100 index f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-11 14:11
Taggar: economy, market, point, share, shares, trading

Sweden Cuts Rates Deeper into Negative Territory, Steps up Currency War


"Sweden’s central bank cut its main interest rate deeper into negative territory on Thursday and said it was ready to do more to revive inflation, fuelling a currency war even as its economy boom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-11 14:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, economy, inflation, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Lower as Yellen Talks Up USD


"The U.S. dollar advanced versus the CAD thanks to U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen 3 hours of testimony on the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report before the House Financial Services Committee. D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-10 22:33
Taggar: dollar, economy, financial, report

Tokyo Stocks Fell 500 Points as Rout Continues


"The Nikkei Average of 225 selected issues at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) plummeted on Feb. 10 as growing concerns about the prospects of the world economy and plunging oil prices triggered sell-off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-10 18:48
Taggar: economy, oil, point

Norway Looks to Diversify Away from Oil


"Looking out across the Oslo fjord, with its islands and sandy beaches, it is easy to forget that the Norwegian economy is in difficulty. As oil prices have collapsed, it’s become clear that Norw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-10 18:21
Taggar: economy, oil

A Nation and World Turns its Ear to Janet Yellen


"Janet Yellen will be testifying Wednesday on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the House Financial Services Committee and reprising her message Thursday to the Senate Banking Committee. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 22:24
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Central Banks Will Run Out of Ammo


"Central banks are pulling out all the stops to turn around the global economy. They’re pumping money into their economies, creating negative interest rates and buying billions of dollars in bond..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 18:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, rate

BOE Deputy Governor Eyeing Rapid Credit Growth Ahead of GDP


"The Bank of England should move quick to quash any rapid growth in credit, one of its deputy governors has said. Sir Jon Cunliffe told an audience of property developers that credit was growing at alm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 17:04
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Global Anxiety To Force BOE to Hold Rates Until 2020


"Anxiety in global markets and a weakening US economy will force the Bank of England to delay UK interest rate rises until at least 2020, according to a leading firm of analysts. The Economist Intellig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 17:01
Taggar: bank, economy, market, point, rate

German Industrial Output Plunges in December, Exports Also Drop


"German industrial output plunged unexpectedly in December and exports and imports also fell, data showed on Tuesday, in a sign that Europe’s largest economy ended 2015 on a weak footing. Industr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 10:42
Taggar: economy

Emerging Markets Impacted by 3 Factors


"The global economy is being hit by a slowdown in growth, large swings in exchange rates and tumbling commodity prices. These three factors are often portrayed as separate ?shocks? but should really be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 21:15
Taggar: economy, financial, rate

India Posts 7.3% Growth in Last Quarter of 2015


"India has once again posted growth of more than 7%, securing its standing as the world’s fastest growing major economy. Official data released Monday showed GDP grew at an annual rate of 7.3% in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 20:19
Taggar: economy, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Rally Continues, Close to 116


"The Japanese yen has posted considerable gains on Monday, as USD/JPY trades at 116.30 early in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese Current Account widened to 1.64 trillion yen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 16:14
Taggar: economy, market, point

Week Ahead in FX ? After NFP Miss All Eyes on Janet Yellen


"The U.S. added Less Jobs Than Expected in January, But a Rise in Wages Boosted the USD The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report published on Friday revealed a slowdown of the headline jobs number. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 20:11
Taggar: economy, market, report

Ireland Is The Fastest-Growing Economy In Europe


"Ireland has retained its status as the European Union?s fastest-growing economy, according to European Commission forecasts published this morning. The Commission?s triannual analysis of the EU?s 28 e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 16:28
Taggar: analysis, economy

The World?s Most Miserable Economies


"Thanks to off-the-charts inflation, Venezuela will probably retain the dubious honor of being the most miserable economy for a second year. Galloping inflation at an annual average of 98.3 percent las..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 13:26
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation

US Non Manufacturing PMI Slower Pace Raises Concerns


"The U.S. economy’s service sector expanded in January but at a slower pace than the previous month, according to an industry report released Wednesday. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 17:47
Taggar: economy, report

Reintroducing Border Controls Would Be Costly for Europe


"Europe’s system of open borders is on the brink of collapse, a crisis that would deal a hefty blow to the region’s still fragile economy. The return of border checks and passport controls..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 17:27
Taggar: economy

India?s Growth Boosts Auto Sector to Record Levels


"Consumers in the world’s fastest-growing major economy are kicking into gear, buying more cars and helping India’s auto industry shatter sales records. More than three million cars were so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 17:25
Taggar: economy

Dollar Falters Amid Lots of Data Reports


"There’s a whiff of currency warfare in the air.  N.Y. Fed President Dudley warned that either a sustained dollar rise or global slowdown would impair the U.S. economy and affect Fed policy..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 16:41
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy

China Lowers Growth Expectations for 2016


"China set an economic growth target range of 6.5 percent to 7 percent for this year, slower than the objective of about 7 percent in 2015, the head of the country?s top economic planner said. While do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 13:14
Taggar: economy

German Unemployment Falls in January


"Germany?s unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to a record low in January, in a sign that economic sentiment in Europe?s largest economy is withstanding the tumult in global markets. The jobless rate s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 17:50
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Low Oil Prices Threaten Global Growth


"For the last 75 years, almost every economic crisis has been preceded by an oil price spike. The worry now is that low energy prices are pushing the global economy into a tailspin. While the idea is c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 17:07
Taggar: economy, oil, share

Eurozone Unemployment Drops to Lowest in 4 Years


"Unemployment in the eurozone dropped in December to its lowest rate in over four years despite worries about the global economy. Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency, said the jobless rate in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 16:00
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

RBA Maintains An Easing Bias, But With Upbeat View


"The Reserve Bank of Australia left rates on hold at +2.00% as widely expected, noting reasonable prospects for continued growth in the economy, with inflation close to target. The RBA retained its vie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 12:19
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Tougher Dollar Sledding Against the Euro and Yen


"The strong dollar performance of 2015 carried over into the first month of 2016 against a large number of currencies.  Appreciation last month was most pronounced against commodity sensitive curr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-01 20:06
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy

UK PMI Rises to 52.9 in January


"British factories enjoyed a pick-up in activity last month but the flagging global economy took its toll on exporters and the manufacturing sector shed more jobs. A closely watched measure of manufact..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-01 17:38
Taggar: economy

Reuters Polls Shows US Consumers Are Saving More Despite Oil Price


"U.S. consumers are cautious about spending their windfall from cheap gasoline and are saving more, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll and official data, suggesting low oil prices are less of a boon for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-01 17:35
Taggar: economy, oil

UK Consumers Most Confident Since August, but Wary of Year Ahead


"British consumer morale rose for a second month in a row in January to hit its highest level since last summer, but households remain pessimistic about the outlook for the country’s economy, a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-29 15:42
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, market

?China?s Debt Avalanche Is the Biggest Worry?


"China’s slowing economy and market rout may be capturing headlines, but the root problem is the mainland’s massive debt load, top China banking analyst Charlene Chu, told CNBC. “We n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-29 13:40
Taggar: bank, economy, market

Bank of Japan Adopts Negative Interest Rate Policy


"The Bank of Japan blindsided global financial markets Friday by adopting negative interest rates for the first time ever, buckling under pressure to revive growth in the world’s third-largest ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-29 13:29
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, rate

Russia Holds Key Rate at 11% as Economy Lags


"Russia’s central bank kept interest rates steady on Friday, as expected after a month that saw oil prices sink and the ruble drop to record lows. January marked a difficult month for the Russian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-29 13:18
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, oil, rate

Spanish Unemployment Falls to 20.9%


"Spanish unemployment figures experience their biggest ever annual fall but unemployment remains at over 20%. The National Statistics Institute said the number of unemployed Spaniards fell by 12.4% to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 22:09
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

German Government Cuts Growth Forecast to 1.7%


"The German government on Wednesday trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 1.7 percent amid concerns over weakening growth abroad and global political tensions. The figure given by the E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 17:39
Taggar: economy

US Jobless Claims Show Solid Recovery


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a six-month high last week, suggesting the labor market recovery remains intact despite a sharp stock market sell-off and signs the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 17:36
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Japanese Economy Minister Resigns Over Bribery Claims


"Japan’s Economy Minister Akira Amari has said he is resigning amid corruption allegations. Mr Amari unexpectedly made the announcement at a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday. But he again de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 17:32
Taggar: announcement, economy

Thursday: 5 Things The Markets Are Talking About


"Markets react to the Fed, Abe loses economy minister and an earnings extravaganza. Here are some of the things people are talking about in markets today. 1. Fed reaction Emerging markets advanced in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 17:03
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Italy Agrees to $217B Plan to Aid Financial Sector


"Italian banks have just been thrown a lifeline that could help the country’s ailing economy turn a corner. Italy has agreed a plan with European officials to relieve the Italian banking sector o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-27 17:51
Taggar: bank, economy

Russian Economy Shrinks 3.7% in 2015


"Russia’s economy shrank 3.7 percent in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial crisis, as the country struggled with a drop in the price of its oil exports and internationa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 17:09
Taggar: economy, financial, oil

Morgan Stanley Expects HKD Peg to Remain But Hurt Growth


"While Morgan Stanley expects the Hong Kong dollar’s 32-year-old peg to the greenback to be defended, there could be an adverse impact on growth, wages and inflation expectations. The economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 17:02
Taggar: dollar, economy, inflation, rate

El-Erian Issues 3 Year Warning on Growth or Recession


"Allianz Chief Economic Adviser Mohamed El-Erian said Tuesday the world economy is at the end of the era of borrowing growth and profits from the future in the form of easy monetary policies. “Ei..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 16:56
Taggar: economy, financial, profit

Oil Price Plunge Isn?t All Good News for the Economy


"The recent plunge in oil prices should be ? mostly ? good for the U.S. economy. Cheaper fuel brings big savings for consumers and businesses ? several hundred billion dollars since prices crashed from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 10:13
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil

German Ifo: Business Sentiment at Nearly Year Low


"German business sentiment deteriorated sharply at the start of the year, with manufacturers and construction firms turning more pessimistic on the outlook for their businesses, the Ifo Institute in Mu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 14:01
Taggar: economy, manufacture, rate

Russian GDP Shrinks 3.7% as Oil Slump Continues


"Consumer demand and capital investment in Russia declined in 2015, sending the economy into recession, official data showed Monday. As two of the economy’s key drivers fell, Russia’s gross..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 13:41
Taggar: economy, investment, oil, retail sales

George Soros Says He Expects Hard Landing for China Economy: Bloomberg


"Billionaire investor George Soros told Bloomberg TV on Thursday he sees a hard landing for China’s economy contributing to global deflation. “A hard landing is practically unavoidable,R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-22 10:17
Taggar: economy

Goldman: Beware EMs, China Will Drag Them Until 2020


"China’s enormous, complex economic transition will keep emerging markets under pressure for the next five years, Goldman Sachs has warned. In report setting out its forecasts on China, the bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-22 10:08
Taggar: bank, economy, gold, investment, market, report

ECB Hints March Stimulus EUR Weakens


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi Thursday signaled that the governing council may provide more stimulus at its next meeting in March, noting that the outlook for inflation had weakened ?si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 19:52
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Britain Says Will Nominate Lagarde for Second Term as IMF Boss


"British finance minister George Osborne said on Thursday he will nominate Christine Lagarde for a second term as managing director of the International Monetary Fund. “At a time when the world f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 10:23
Taggar: economy, finance

?Plenty of Room for Growth? in China: GE


"The Chinese economy still has “plenty of room for growth,” the vice-chairman of GE told CNBC on Wednesday, as he poured cold water on fears of a hard landing in the Middle Kingdom. “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 10:15
Taggar: economy

UK Stocks End Higher as China Stimulus Hopes Rise


"Stocks in the U.K. finished higher Tuesday, rising along with other global markets, as slowing growth in China raised hopes for further stimulus in the world?s second-largest economy. The FTSE 100  ga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 19:46
Taggar: economy, market, share, shares

Gold Lower After China Stimulus News


"Gold edged lower on Tuesday as the dollar and equity markets rose after data showing China’s weakest economic growth in years fanned stimulus hopes and spurred investors towards riskier assets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 19:45
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, market, rate

Australian Weekly Consumer Confidence Falls


"Persistent worries over a slowdown in China?s economy and international stock market jitters are troubling Australian consumers. The ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index fell 0.8% in the week endi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 19:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

Dr Doom Puts China?s GDP at Closer to 4% as Exports Slow, Debt Bubble Looms


"China’s economy isn’t growing anywhere near as fast as official figures suggest, perma-bear Marc Faber, told CNBC on Tuesday. Speaking before the release of heavily anticipated Chinese gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 15:55
Taggar: bear, economy, report

Mixed Chinese Data Gets Market Approval


"European equity markets are expected to open around 1% higher on Tuesday following another rough start to the week on Monday, after Asian markets set a more positive tone overnight following some mixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 09:49
Taggar: economy, market, report

BOJ Maintains Regional Economic Assessment


"The Bank of Japan maintained its assessment Monday on seven of nine regional economies from October, while upgrading the view on the Tokai area in central Japan on the back of an increase in automobil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 18:20
Taggar: bank, economy, employment

Investment Outflow Reaches $95.6B in China


"China’s central bank and financial institutions sold 628.98 billion yuan ($95.6 billion) of foreign exchange in December, according to a calculation by The Wall Street Journal based on central b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 17:27
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, foreign exchange, rate

Chinese Housing Numbers Mask Impact of Unsold Homes


"For an economy facing its slowest economic growth in a quarter century, a 7.7 percent year-on-year rise in new home prices in December would seem to offer China some light at the end of the tunnel. Bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 17:01
Taggar: economy

How China?s Economy Has Evolved, in Charts


"One of the greatest economic success stories in modern history is starting to take an unpleasant turn. Figures due on Tuesday will likely show China’s economy expanded by 6.9 percent in 2015, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 13:10
Taggar: economy

China Stocks Enter Bear Market as State-Fueled Rally Evaporates


"Chinese stocks fell into a bear market for the second time in seven months, wiping out gains from an unprecedented state rescue campaign as investors lose confidence in government efforts to manage th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 12:52
Taggar: bear, economy, market

INR Falls to Lowest Since 2013


"The fall in the Indian rupee to its weakest since September 2013 has left traders unruffled as they believe the country’s sturdier economy and central bank interventions will allow the currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:37
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy

Russian Leaders Warns Cuts Needed to Avoid 98 Type Crash


"Russia’s leaders are warning the government will need to make more cutbacks if the nation is to avoid a repeat of the 1998 financial crash, the country’s biggest post-Soviet economic traum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:35
Taggar: economy, financial, oil

South Korean Central Bank Lowers Growth Forecast


"South Korea’s central bank trimmed its growth forecast for the country’s economy on Thursday, citing the instability in Chinese markets. The Bank of Korea predicting that Asia’s four..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:33
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

BOJ Weighting Effects of Oil Drop on Inflation Target


"The Japanese economy is apparently gaining benefits from the lowest crude oil prices in about 12 years, but that is not the case with the Bank of Japan (BOJ), which is seeking to achieve a 2 percent i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:32
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, oil

Indonesia Cuts Interest Rate to Boost Economy


"Indonesia’s central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate to 7.25% from 7.5% in an attempt to give its struggling economy a boost. It is the first time that the bank has cut interest rates si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:29
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Oil Prices Steady but Iran Return Looms


"Oil prices steadied on Thursday, but remained near 12-year lows on the prospect of Iran unleashing its oil on an oversupplied market and with few signs of improving demand in a fragile global economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:20
Taggar: economy, market, oil

BOE Rate Hike on Hold Beyond Second Quarter of 2016


"Pound Lower as UK Interest Rate Expected To Remain Unchanged The solid pace of growth of the U.K. economy seen in 2014 was nowhere to be seen on 2015 although a lot of factors came externally it did p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 23:30
Taggar: economy, point, pound, rate

US Beige Book Shows Economy Expanded in Past 6 Weeks


"The U.S. economy expanded across most of the country in the past six weeks as the job market showed strength that?s failing to stoke broad wage pressures, a Federal Reserve survey showed. The central..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 21:55
Taggar: bank, economy, market, report

Asia Stocks Cheered by China Trade Surprise


"Asian shares made their first real rally of the year on Wednesday after Chinese data trade data beat expectations, offering a rare shaft of light for the global economy. Japan’s Nikkei jumped 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 11:29
Taggar: economy, share, shares

China December Trade Data Beats Forecasts


"China’s December exports fell 1.4 percent from a year earlier, while imports slid 7.6 percent, both much less than economists had expected but still likely consigning the economy to its weakest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 10:35
Taggar: economy

Year?s Difficult Start Continuing


"Much of the damage emanates from China.  Turning back from the transition from investment- and export-led growth to consumption-led expansion in the world’s second largest economy is not a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 22:59
Taggar: consumption, economy, investment

US Job Openings Stay Unchanged at 5.4 Million in November


"Job openings were barely changed at 5.431 million in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. That’s just slightly up from October’s 5.349 million, according to the Job Openi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 17:57
Taggar: economy

World Bank Forecasts TPP Will Add Less than 1% to Australian Economy


"The federal government maintains the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will deliver ?enormous benefits?, despite World Bank analysis showing Australia?s economy will grow by less than 1% as a result..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 17:12
Taggar: analysis, bank, economy

IMF Sees China Rebalancing as Positive for Global Economy


"Slower but more sustainable, economic growth in China will benefit the world in the long-term, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday. “China itself has embarked on an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 17:00
Taggar: economy

China?s Top Planner Says Economy Added 13M Jobs in 2015, Economy Grew About 7%


"China economy likely grew by around 7 percent in 2015 and added 13 million new jobs, the top economic planning agency said on Tuesday as it announced the approval of more large infrastructure projects..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 13:09
Taggar: economy

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued, Markets Eye US Jobs Report


"EUR/USD is showing marginal change on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.0850 in the European session. On the release front, there are no European events on the schedule. In the US, the major event of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 12:54
Taggar: economy, margin, market

China Steps Up Efforts To Stabilize Yuan


"China stepped up efforts to curb bets against its currency and reassure skeptical investors, as its central bank set another firm fix for the yuan on Tuesday backed by what dealers said was aggressive..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 12:48
Taggar: bank, currency, economy

USD/CAD Loonie Weaker After Oil Plummets Below $31


"The USD advanced 0.242 versus the CAD in the past 24 hours. The fall in the price of oil, which tumbled 4.323 dragged the loonie lower. The Canadian economy has faced tougher challenges as the price o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-11 23:57
Taggar: economy, loonie, market, oil

ADB President Says China Economy Will Grow 6.7%


"The Asian Development Bank president said Friday he is optimistic China’s economy will post healthy growth of 6.7 percent this year despite jitters over the yuan’s depreciation and a plung..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 17:05
Taggar: bank, economy

Central Banks Running Out of Ammo is Real Concern Says El-Erian


"The nosedive in the Chinese stock market and the slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy will certainly be front and center for global investors in the near term, but there’s a more..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 16:56
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

US NFP Report Shows Economy Added 292,000 jobs in December


"US jobs growth remained solid in December as the economy added 292,000 jobs, beating expectations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics data also showed the jobless rate held at its seven-and-a-half year lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 16:51
Taggar: economy, rate

People?s Bank of China Guides Yuan up but Weak Outlook Remains


"China’s central bank guided the yuan a shade higher Friday, a day after a hefty decline in the currency rocked financial markets and fanned renewed worries over the health of the world’s s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 10:33
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, financial, market, rate

UK Chamber of Commerce Survey Shows 2016 Will be Tough for Manufacturing


"Manufacturing exports slumped at the end of last year, and will continue to suffer in 2016, leaving Britain with a two tier economy that relies on consumer spending to drive growth, a leading business..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 18:34
Taggar: economy

Gold Rises as China Stocks Sparks Anxiety


"Gold climbed above $1,100 an ounce for the first time in nine weeks on Thursday as the dollar fell and investors channeled money into safer assets as worries over the Chinese economy hit global stocks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 18:24
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, rate, share, shares

China?s 2016 Yuan Policy


"What is China doing with the Yuan? 1. Front loading yuan weakness 2. Yuan depreciation is a policy tool. With SDR decision in the rearview mirror, China is stepping up their currency reform. Its the f..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 16:00
Taggar: currency, economy

China?s 2016 Yuan Policy


"What is China doing with the Yuan? 1. Front loading yuan weakness 2. Yuan depreciation is a policy tool. With SDR decision in the rearview mirror, China is stepping up their currency reform. Its the f..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 16:00
Taggar: currency, economy

USD Looking for Support from NFP


"The Jobs Report Will Arrive as Market Uncertainty Rises Due to China and Oil Price Fears The employment component has been the strongest pillar of the U.S. economy. Despite strong growth in the monthl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 00:02
Taggar: economy, employment, market, oil, rate, report

Gold Rises as Asian Stock Worries Continue


"Gold hit a four-week high on Wednesday, extending gains for a third session, as persistent concerns over the Chinese economy battered stock markets, while tensions simmered in the Korean peninsula and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 17:06
Taggar: economy, gold, market

Japan?s Business Leaders Vow to Do Their Part to Help Nation Avoid Deflation


"Japanese business leaders said Tuesday they will do their part to ensure that Japan emerges from years of deflation, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is stepping up calls for companies to raise wages and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 17:01
Taggar: economy, rate

UK Services Growth Slows, Pointing to Soft End to 2015


"Growth in Britain’s dominant services industry slowed slightly in December, suggesting the economy expanded only modestly ahead of a new year in which it faces significant risks, a closely watch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 14:45
Taggar: economy, financial

China Caixin Services PMI Falls to 17-Month Low


"Activity in China’s services sector ? the biggest contributor to gross domestic product ? expanded at its slowest pace in 17 months in December, according to a closely-watched private survey, an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 08:09
Taggar: economy

Offshore Chinese Yuan Plunges to Five-Year Low Against Dollar


"The Chinese yuan plunged to a five-year low in offshore trading and the gap between it and its mainland counterpart widened sharply on Wednesday, reflecting growing expectations of further weakness in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 07:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, rate, trading

German Unemployment Falls in December


"German unemployment fell by more than expected in December, figures released by the Federal Labour Office on Tuesday showed, signalling the health of the job market in Europe’s largest economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 17:04
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Global Economy Depends on China Solving its Credit Bubble


"Independent analyses by both the University of California macroeconomist James Hamilton and the Bank of England have fingered weak demand as the chief cause of low oil prices. Given that China is driv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 16:53
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

Japanese PM Says This is a Year of Challenge


"Facing head winds for his campaign promise to achieve 2% inflation and revive economic vitality, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday this is “a year of challenge” toward his new target o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 17:27
Taggar: economy, inflation

Brazil Heads for Worst Recession Since 1901


"Brazil?s economy will contract more than previously forecast and is heading for the deepest recession since at least 1901 as economic activity and confidence sink amid a political crisis, a survey of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 17:21
Taggar: bank, economy

German Inflation Misses Estimate


"German inflation unexpectedly slowed, in a sign that price growth in the 19-nation euro area may also be weaker than anticipated. Consumer prices in Europe?s largest economy rose an annual 0.2 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 16:23
Taggar: economy, inflation

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slightly Higher, US Unemployment Claims Jump


"The Australian dollar is up slightly on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades just above the 0.73 line early in the North American session. On the economic front, US Unemployment Claims rose to 287 thousand, wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 18:02
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment

Energy, Iron Ore, Precious Metals Suffered Losses in 2015 but Some Have Bottomed


"As a barometer of the global economy, the commodities market is painting a pretty dismal picture. Slowing growth in China and supply surpluses driven by investment during the commodities boom of the N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 13:54
Taggar: economy, investment, market

Faber Seeing Recession Clashes with Yellen, Likes Treasuries


"Marc Faber recommends Treasuries and says the U.S. is at the start of an economic recession, clashing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen?s view that things are improving. ?Ten-year U.S. Treasurie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 13:47
Taggar: economy, report

World In Turmoil Parks Cash In Canada Bonds


"Even with the nation?s economy struggling to rebound from recession, the Canadian government is still the safest bet in the developed world. Canada?s government bonds have posted the biggest return am..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 12:33
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Inflation Hits 44pc in Ukraine amid Economic Collapse


"Inflation will hit 44pc in Ukraine this year, as the embattled economy has seen prices soar amid economic collapse. Consumer prices have hit eye-watering levels in 2015, according to the country’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-29 15:28
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

EUR 2016 Outlook ? Forget About Parity


"<strong>EUR 2016 Outlook ? Forget About Parity <p> By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of BKAsset Management <p> Six years after the financial crisis and the European Central Bank..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 19:47
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, inflation, rate

EUR 2016 Outlook ? Forget About Parity


"EUR 2016 Outlook ? Forget About Parity By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of BKAsset Management Six years after the financial crisis and the European Central Bank is still struggling to turn around thei..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 19:47
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, inflation, rate

DAX Year Ahead ? Trends And Expectations 2016


"German economy remains resilient DAX benefits from ECB?s monetary policy Emerging markets slowdown will be a challenge for 2016 2015 in Review It has been another testing year for the German economy b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 12:52
Taggar: economy, financial, market

UK Growth Slowdown Takes Rate-Hike Pressure off BoE


"Britain’s economic growth has slowed markedly, according to data on Wednesday that supports expectations the Bank of England will not raise record low interest rates any time soon. Hurt by slow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 17:04
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Canada: Stalls In October On Factory Drop


"Canada?s gross domestic product unexpectedly stalled in October, another sign the economy is struggling to recover from an oil-price shock. Output was little changed at an annualized C$1.64 trillion (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 16:23
Taggar: economy, oil

`Brexit? and `Brexit?: The Biggest Risks to U.K. Economy in 2016


"The two biggest risks facing the U.K. economy next year are Brexit and Brexit, according to economists. And the U.S., with its rate increases and presidential campaign? Doesn?t even register. Forty-th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 10:45
Taggar: economy, rate

China?s Earliest Economic Indicators Show Signs of Stabilization


"China?s policy makers, armed with their 2016 economic plan, can take heart they?ll start the year on firmer footing as the earliest indicators for December show more signs of stabilization. Improvemen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 18:36
Taggar: economy, indicators

Consumer, Business Spending Support U.S. Third-Quarter Growth


"The U.S. economy grew at a fairly healthy clip in the third quarter as strong consumer and business spending offset efforts by businesses to reduce an inventory glut, underscoring its resilience despi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 18:03
Taggar: economy, rate, report

British Pound Year Ahead ? Brexit To Dominate 2016


"BoE in no rush to raise rates Brexit referendum to dominate proceedings Weak energy prices – a friend or foe for the U.K economy? Pound?s key support remains close to £1.4800 2015 in Review This..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 14:54
Taggar: economy, employment, financial, pound, rate

BOJ Surprises Markets by Increasing ETF Purchases


"The Bank of Japan surprised markets Friday by announcing plans to increase purchases of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and lengthening the maturity of bonds it purchases to encourage investment in the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-18 16:51
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, market

Goldman Cuts Iron Ore Price Forecast


"The iron ore market can’t catch a break. The slowdown in China has already hammered prices by close to 50 percent this year and now Goldman Sachs has slashed its price forecast for the raw mater..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 18:13
Taggar: economy, gold, market

China Risk Back in Focus After Fed


"The world?s central banks are scrambling to assess the risk a slowing China poses to their economies and appear to be no closer than most other observers to working out what is going on in the world&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 18:07
Taggar: bank, economy

Asian Markets Rose After Fed Rate Hike


"Asian markets have risen after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since June 2006. The Fed increased the range for its benchmark interest rate to between 0.25% and 0.5%, f..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 17:02
Taggar: economy, market, rate

South Korea Lowers Growth Forecast to 3.1% in 2016


"South Korea lowered its growth outlook for 2016 citing a weak recovery in exports. The ministry of finance said Wednesday that Asia’s fourth-largest economy will expand 3.1 percent. It previousl..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 18:48
Taggar: economy, finance

Fitch Downgrades Brazil to BB+ With Negative Outlook


"Brazil’s downgrade reflects the economy’s deeper recession than previously anticipated, continued adverse fiscal developments and the increased political uncertainty that could further und..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 18:17
Taggar: economy

Asian Sentiment Index Hits 4 Year Low on China Growth Concerns


"Sentiment at some of Asia’s biggest firms deteriorated again in the fourth quarter, falling to a four-year low under the weight of concerns about slowing growth in China, the region’s bigg..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 18:03
Taggar: economy, rate

China?s Central Bank Forecasts 6.8% Growth in 2016


"China’s annual economic growth is likely to slow to 6.8 percent next year from an expected 6.9 percent this year, the People’s Bank of China said in a working paper published on Wednesday..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 18:00
Taggar: bank, economy

EZ Growth Slows in December


"Growth in the eurozone economy slowed slightly in December from the previous month, new monthly figures suggest. The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) figure for December fell to 54, down from No..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 17:40
Taggar: economy, inflation

AUD/USD ? Aussie Dips Under 72 on Negative Aussie Mid-Year Economic Outlook


"The Australian dollar has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, erasing most of the gains the currency picked up a day earlier. In the North American session, AUD/USD is trading slightly below the 0..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 18:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, trading

Fitch Warns of Chinese Hard Landing Scenario


"A sharp slowdown in the world’s second largest economy China would hit global growth hard, according to a report by Fitch ratings agency, which warned of “significant knock-on effects̶..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 17:07
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Debt Market Still Wary of US Recovery


"The selloff in the bellwether high risk corporate debt market is spreading fears that the U.S. economy is on less sound footing than investors thought. On Monday, the widely-traded iShares iBoxx $ Hig..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:38
Taggar: economy, market, rate, share, shares, spread

Goldman Sees BOJ Increasing QE in April 2016


"The Bank of Japan is in no hurry to introduce new monetary easing measures as the country’s outlook improves, said Goldman Sach’s chief Japan strategist Monday. “(The BOJ) may do mor..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-14 18:59
Taggar: bank, economy, gold, rate

China?s Factory Output Hits 5 Month High


"China’s activity data was stronger than expected in November, with factory output growth picking up to a five-month high, signaling that a flurry of stimulus measures from Beijing may have put a..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-14 18:57
Taggar: economy, market

UN Says World Economy to Grow 2.4% in 2015


"The world economy stumbled in 2015, with growth estimated at just 2.4 percent this year following a nearly 60 percent drop in oil prices and an over 20 percent fall in commodity prices in the last 18..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 17:02
Taggar: economy, oil, report

US Consumer Spending Rises But Low Oil Caps Gains


"A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in November as the holiday shopping season got off to a fairly brisk start, suggesting enough momentum in the economy for the Federal Reserve to raise in..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 16:58
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

IMF?s Lagarde Wants Britain to Say in EU


"The managing director of the International Monetary Fund has said she wants Britain to stay in the EU, warning that a looming Brexit referendum posed a risk to the UK economy. In an upbeat assessment..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 16:55
Taggar: economy, employment, financial

US Retail Sales to Rise Slightly as Fed Rate Hike Awaited Next Week


"Black Friday Data to Boost American Retailers The American economy has shown mixed signs of recovery. Employment is still the strongest component and has posted two consecutive non farm payrolls (NFP)..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 20:52
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

BoE Seen Unchanged, Minutes Key to Rate Outlook


"The Bank of England is widely expected to leave interest rates and asset purchases unchanged following its meeting today, as the global economic slowdown, lack of inflation and strong pound continue t..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 08:48
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, pound, rate

PBOC Sets Yuan Price to Four Year Low


"The People’s Bank of China Wednesday set the mid-point rate for the yuan at the lowest level in more than four years, as heavy capital outflows and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 17:19
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, point, rate

US Survey Shows Consumer Spending Slipping


"As Americans head to the malls this holiday shopping season, they are less optimistic on the economy than they were a year ago, and that could depress their spending plans. The CNBC All-America Econom..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 17:17
Taggar: economy, point

US Aging Workforce Seen as a Growth Risk


"U.S. labor force growth is set to slow further over the next decade as more Americans retire, which will confine the economy to a moderate growth path, according to government report on Tuesday. In it..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 17:11
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

China Gains on Semiconductor Business


"China’s multi-billion dollar drive towards self-reliance in semiconductors has spawned a cluster of chip designers that industry experts say could eventually rival leaders Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O)..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 17:09
Taggar: dollar, economy

OPEC High Production Could Have Higher Impact Than Central Bank Easing


"The world?s central bankers just got a helping hand from the world?s oil ministers. As the European Central Bank delivers less monetary stimulus than investors sought and with the Federal Reserve set..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-08 18:53
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

ADB Advices Asian Nations to Increase Special Economic Zones


"An increase in the number of special economic zones (SEZs), or geographically designated trade areas, can help Asia revitalize its economy amid a protracted trade slowdown, according to the Asian Deve..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-08 17:55
Taggar: bank, economy

Japan Avoids a Technical Recession After Growth Revisions


"Japan’s economy avoided a technical recession in the three months to September, according to revised official numbers released on Tuesday. Preliminary numbers released last month indicated the e..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-08 17:45
Taggar: economy

Tuesday: 5 Things Markets Are Talking About Today


"China data sparks worries about a global slowdown… again, the euro economy is expanding, and it’s another bad day for both Anglo American and Chipotle. Here are some of the things that peo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-08 16:08
Taggar: economy, market, report

Lockhart Reaffirms Economy Ready for Rate Hike


"The economic conditions are satisfactory and the financial markets are well-prepared for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates next week, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said Monday. Th..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-07 17:15
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate

European Stocks Rise As USD Recovers Versus EUR


"European shares started the week strongly on Monday, buoyed by a weaker euro, while the dollar rose after upbeat jobs data on Friday bolstered investor confidence in the strength of the U.S. economy..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-07 17:12
Taggar: dollar, economy, share, shares

China GDP to Grow at 6.5% in 2016, Think Tank Says


"China’s economy will post a slower pace of GDP growth of 6.5% in 2016, a research institute under state planner the National Development and Reform Commission said in an article published in the..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-07 14:55
Taggar: cpi, economy

US Jobs Boost Paves Way For December Hike


"The U.S. economy generated a solid 211,000 jobs in November, a number that topped expectations and may have turned the final key for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates later this month. In a m..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 16:55
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Canada Sheds 35,700 Jobs in November


"The Canadian economy shed 35,700 jobs in November to reverse a rise in temporary work likely generated by October’s federal election, Statistics Canada said Friday. The number of public-administ..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 16:53
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Fed?s Yellen Says ?Looking Forward? to Day of First Rate Rise in Decade


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday she was “looking forward” to a U.S. interest rate rise that will be seen as a testament to the economy’s recovery from recession..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 11:48
Taggar: economy, rate

ECB Has 3 Options to Boost European Growth


"European Central Bank to do “What it must” by Adding Stimulus The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to announce further easing measure to boost the economy as the ghost of deflation..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 23:04
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Janet Yellen is Looking Forward to Rate Hike


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday she was “looking forward” to a U.S. interest rate hike that will be seen as a testament to the economy’s recovery from recession..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 20:29
Taggar: economy, rate

Spanish Economy Minister Hopes Voters Will Reward Party for Turnaround


"Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has told CNBC he believes the Spanish electorate is “mature” and will not take the country back to 2010 or 2011 when it heads to the polls in less..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 19:15
Taggar: economy, rate

Australia Economy Posts 2.5% Annual GDP Growth


"Australia’s economy grew a shade more than expected in the third quarter as a sharp increase in mining activity boosted net exports, data released Wednesday showed. The economy grew 0.9 percent..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 19:11
Taggar: economy

What Will the ECB Bring to the Table on Thursday?


"Europe’s feeble economy will get another shot in the arm Thursday when Mario Draghi is expected to unveil an interest rate cut and even more money printing. The move has been telegraphed. The on..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 17:56
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Australian Economy Grows Faster in Third Quarter


"Australia’s economy grew more than expected, picking up pace in the second half of the year as exports rose. The economy grew 2.5% in the three months to September from a year ago, compared with..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 17:54
Taggar: economy

Spanish election: It?s the economy, stupid


"Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has told CNBC he believes the Spanish electorate is “mature” and will not take the country back to 2010 or 2011 when it heads to the polls in less..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 13:48
Taggar: economy, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Lower After Canadian GDP Miss Ahead of BoC


"The USD/CAD had a volatile trading session that saw the price fluctuate 0.66 percent intraday. The currency pair shot up towards the 1.34 price level after the third quarter gross domestic product dat..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 23:45
Taggar: currency, currency pair, economy, report, trading

Reserve Bank of India Held Rates at 6.75%


"The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates unchanged at its meeting on Tuesday, a day after data showed India cementing its position as the world’s fastest-growing major economy. The RBI kept..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 19:22
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

US Manufacturing Contracts in November Due to Strong USD


"U.S. manufacturing contracted in November for the first time in 36 months as the sector buckled under the weight of a strong dollar and deep spending cuts in the energy sector. But the economy remains..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 19:13
Taggar: dollar, economy

China Manufacturing PMI at 3 year Low


"A key measure of China?s manufacturing activity dropped to its weakest level in more than three years in November, underlining weaknesses in the world?s second-largest economy. The official Purchasing..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 19:12
Taggar: economy

Chinese Factories Keep Losing Steam


"China’s all-important factory sector is losing steam, with manufacturing activity slumping to a three-year low in November, as concerns grow over the economy. The official purchasing managers..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 19:00
Taggar: economy

Brazil Falls Deeper into Recession


"Brazil’s economy shrank by 1.7% in the third quarter of the year compared with the second quarter, deepening the country’s worst recession in 25 years. Compared with a year ago, the econom..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 18:57
Taggar: economy

BOJ Urges Corporations to Increase Investment


"With the economy in its second recession since Abe took office, the appeals to big business to share more of its wealth have gained urgency. “This issue comes down to a chicken and egg situation..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 18:53
Taggar: economy, share

ECB Weighing Stimulus Options


"The European Central Bank looks set to inject fresh stimulus into the eurozone’s economy on Thursday after its president, Mario Draghi, said he and his policymakers would “do what we must&..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 18:38
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

India?s Growth Beats Estimates


"India?s economy grew faster than estimated before central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan reviews interest rates on Tuesday for a final time this year. Gross domestic product rose 7.4 percent in July-Sep..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 17:26
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Japan?s Abe Orders Extra Stimulus Spending; Eyes Growth, Fiscal Reform


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday made a widely expected decision to roll out additional stimulus spending – the latest attempt by Tokyo to revitalise a sputtering economy that has fa..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-27 14:31
Taggar: economy

UK and Eurozone Data Give Reason For Optimism


"UK Consumer Continues to Drive the Recovery in Q3 While the UK has been seeking a more balanced economy with less reliance on the consumer and the services sector as a whole, this was once again the m..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-27 14:10
Taggar: economy, rate

Philippine Economy Grows 6% Year over Year


"The Philippine economy grew 6% year-on-year in the three months to September, slightly below forecasts but still leaving it on track to be one of Asia’s fastest growing economies this year. Arse..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 17:56
Taggar: economy

Singapore GDP Beats Growth Forecasts in Q3 with 1.9%


"Singapore’s economy grew at a much faster clip in the third quarter than initially estimated, as an influx of visitors boosted the hospitality and retail sectors. The economy grew by 1.9 percent..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 18:23
Taggar: economy

US GDP Growth Grew at 2.1% in Q3 says Commerce Department


"The U.S. economy grew at a healthier clip in the third quarter than initially thought, but strong inventory accumulation by businesses could temper expectations of an acceleration in growth in the fin..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 18:00
Taggar: economy

Why China ?Spillover? Poses Risks for the Euro Zone


"China’s economic slowdown could pose risks for the euro area ranging from falling exports, capital outflows and exchange rate fluctuations, the European Central Bank (ECB) said on Wednesday. Chi..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 13:57
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Huge Amount of US Data in Focus on Wednesday


"Attention will be firmly on the U.S. on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving bank holiday, as we get a broad range of important economic indicators that should offer crucial insight into the health of..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 13:41
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators, rate

Bank of England?s Carney Says Rate Hike Timing Is Still a Question


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said he did not know when British interest rates should start to rise, once again sounding vaguer than before about when the BoE might begin easing the economy off..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 08:50
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

USD Falls as Geopolitics Subdue US GDP Data


"The U.S. dollar edged down on Tuesday as investors piled into safe-haven currencies on concerns about rising tension between Russia and Turkey, shrugging off positive data on the U.S. economy. The U.S..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 18:17
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy

Rising Inventories Upgrade US Q3 GDP


"The U.S. economy grew at a healthier clip in the third quarter than initially thought, but strong inventory accumulation by businesses could temper expectations of an acceleration in growth in the fin..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 18:09
Taggar: economy

Japan to Boost Lending to Asian Emerging Markets


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Saturday that his country will relax the conditions in carrying out its yen loan scheme for emerging countries in Asia, as Japan seeks to boost its economy..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 18:44
Taggar: economy

India?s PM Visiting Singapore to Sign Strategic Partnership


"India’s Prime Minister is due to arrive in Singapore on Monday in his final stop of a Southeast Asia tour to tout New Delhi’s value as Asia’s third-largest economy seeks a greater re..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 17:54
Taggar: economy

Japan to Return From Holiday With Plenty of Data


"Japan’s raft of data will likely be closely watched after indicators last week showed Japanese exports fell for the first time in 14 months in October and the economy slipped into recession in t..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 17:52
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators

Latin America?s Horrible Year


"It’s been a brutal year for Latin America. Barring a major last-minute rally, 2015 will be the worst year for the region since the global recession in 2009 when the economy in the region shrank..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 17:49
Taggar: economy

German economy to slow next year: IW institute


"Germany’s economy will grow less next year than in 2015 due to fading optimism in emerging economies and uncertainty about the consequences of the influx of migrants to Europe’s largest ec..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 16:05
Taggar: economy

The Real Reason Behind China?s Latest ?Stimulus?


"A decision by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) to lower short-term borrowing costs for banks is not the standard pick-me-up aimed at a weakening economy. Instead, the latest step by the PBoC is..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 14:13
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Dovish Draghi Ready to Act ?Quickly? to Boost Inflation


"The European Central Bank (ECB) stands ready to act promptly and decisively if it decides that its current policy is failing to stimulate the sluggish euro zone economy, its president Mario Draghi tol..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 14:11
Taggar: bank, economy

Yellen Opposes Central Bank Reform Proposal


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she strongly opposes a legislative Fed reform act in a letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. In the letter sent on Monda..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 18:35
Taggar: economy

USD/CAD Loonie Higher As US Inflation Fail to Spur USD Gains


"USD/CAD Loonie Higher As US Inflation Fail to Spur USD Gains Canadian Currency Losing Oil Support Ahead of Fed Minutes The CAD recovered after yesterday losses after lower than expected Canadian manuf..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 00:04
Taggar: currency, economy, inflation, loonie, oil

Japanese Recession and Paris Attacks Hit Asian Markets


"Stock markets in Asia Pacific have fallen sharply in the wake of the Paris terror attacks and downbeat economic data. Leading the losers was the Nikkei index in Japan which tumbled nearly 1.3% as offi..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:25
Taggar: economy, market

Japan Enter Technical Recession After Contraction


"Japan?s recovery is being held back by a shortage of skilled labour, a leading minister has claimed, after the world?s third-largest economy entered its fourth technical recession in five years. Econo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:22
Taggar: economy, pound

Abenomics Arrows Have Not Hit the Mark


"Japan just cannot seem to get its economy growing. The latest drop in GDP marks the country?s fourth descent into recession in five years. It is a blow to the prime minister, Shinz? Abe, who came to p..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:21
Taggar: economy

Canada?s International Transactions In Securities, September 2015


"Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $6.2 billion in September, all non-US foreign instruments. At the same time, foreign investors purchased $3.3 billion of Canadian sec..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 16:12
Taggar: economy

No Scary Friday the 13th for Europe but Jitters Remain


"Growth in the euro zone economy slowed in the third quarter from the second, according to new data from Eurostat, failing to meet expectations. Preliminary gross domestic product (GDP) data for the th..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 16:26
Taggar: economy

Australian Jobs Smash Expectations with 58,600 New Jobs in October


"Australia?s jobless rate has fallen below 6 per cent for the first time in five months, surprising economists and delivering a boost to the administration of Malcolm Turnbull, the country?s new prime..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 13:29
Taggar: bull, economy, rate

China Economic Activity Shows Downward Pressures Persist


"Growth in China’s factory output eased in October while that for retail sales edged up and investment inched lower, indicating persistent downward pressures on the economy that may require furth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 09:30
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

Fed?s Evans: Looking Forward to Time When Fed Can Raise Rates


"Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans, one of the U.S. central bank’s most dovish policymakers, said on Tuesday that he looks forward to the time when the economy is strong enough..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 09:26
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Remains Rangebound


"USD/JPY is listless on Tuesday, as the pair trades just above the 123 line in the North American session. In economic news, it’s another quiet day, with no major Japanese or US releases. In the..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 19:52
Taggar: economy, point

Moody?s Says Developed Markets are Unable to Shore Up Global Growth


"China?s slowdown and other emerging-market woes present big threats to the global economy. Another major challenge is policy makers worldwide can?t do that much to protect against economic shocks, Moo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 17:15
Taggar: economy, market

China October Data Shows Deflationary Pressure Persists


"China’s October inflation data showed persisting if not intensifying deflationary pressure, spurring analysts to expect more moves to stimulate the slowing economy by year-end. The October consu..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 08:32
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, price index

China October Imports Fall by 18.8%


"Lower commodity prices and sluggish demands dragged down China’s October trade figures, although the volume of imported oil and other raw materials rose as the world’s second-largest econo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 17:21
Taggar: economy, oil

Japanese Wages Rise in September


"Japan’s real wages increased for the third straight month in September but summer bonuses fell from last year, the government said Monday, amid uncertainty over whether consumption can be signif..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 17:20
Taggar: consumption, economy, inflation

UK Steel Industry Demands Action Against Imports


"The UK steel industry and unions have called on the business secretary to press for urgent action on cheap Chinese steel imports at a European Union summit about the crisis affecting the sector. Sajid..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 17:00
Taggar: economy

OECD Finds Global Trade Slump Could Trigger a Recession


"Global trade growth is slowing sharply in 2015 and China’s weaker economy is one big reason. “Growth rates of global trade observed so far in 2015, have, in the past, been associated with..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 16:58
Taggar: economy, rate

Saudi Arabia Will Not Stop Pumping to Boost Oil Prices


"Saudi Arabia is determined to stick to its policy of pumping enough oil to protect its global market share, despite the financial pain inflicted on the kingdom’s economy. Officials have told the..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 13:36
Taggar: economy, financial, market, oil, share

Chinese Inflation and Industrial Output to Underperform


"Chinese Inflation Expected at 1.5% China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.6 percent in September when compared to a year ago. The forecasts called for a change of 1.8 percent. The cooling..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 20:56
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, point, price index

VW Scandal and Refugee Crisis Shake Germany Ahead of GDP Data


"German Economy Navigating VW Scandal and Refugee Debate The U.K. Chancellor George Osborne described the economies of Germany and the United Kingdom as the beating heart of Europe. There is no doubt t..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 20:38
Taggar: economy

USD/CAD Loonie Falls as US Employment Crushes Forecasts


"The USD/CAD appreciated following the release of the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report this morning. The American economy added 271,000 jobs when 180,000 where expected. The economic indicator have..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 17:32
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Caution Seen Ahead of Crucial Jobs Report


"U.S. futures are little changed as we approach the open on Friday, as investors adopt a more cautious approach ahead of the penultimate jobs report before December?s highly anticipated FOMC meeting. T..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 13:41
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Mark Carney Thinks This Is the Inflation Rate You Should Watch


"At the Bank of England, there’s inflation, and then there’s inflation. Rate setters presented a curious picture on Thursday. On the one hand, officials cut their inflation forecast, and su..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 10:47
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

German Industrial Output Slumps on China Hit


"Industrial output in German declined for the second straight month in September, adding to ample evidence that weak demand from China, Russia and other developing economies is damaging the countryR..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 10:44
Taggar: economy, industrial production

RBI: Don?t Have a Lot of Room to Cut Rates


"New Delhi ministers and economists alike are hoping for further monetary easing from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) but in an exclusive interview with CNBC, central bank governor Raghuram Rajan hinte..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 10:34
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Norges Bank


"The latest meeting of the Executive Board resulted in no change in Norway’s record low central bank rate of 0.75%.  As an energy producer and exporter, Norway’s economy was hit by the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 20:20
Taggar: bank, economy, oil, rate, share

TPP Member Release Deal Details


"The long-awaited text of a landmark U.S.-backed Pacific trade deal was released on Thursday, revealing the details of a pact aimed at freeing up commerce in 40 percent of the world’s economy but..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 18:03
Taggar: economy

European Union Forecasts Modest Pace Recovery


"The economic recovery within the European Union and the eurozone should continue at “a modest pace” next year, the EU has forecast. The economy of the 28-nation EU is set to grow by 1.9% t..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 16:58
Taggar: economy

EC Economic Forecast: Moderate Recovery Despite Challenges


"Brussels, 5 November 2015 The economic recovery in the euro area and the European Union as a whole is now in its third year. It should continue at a modest pace next year despite more challenging cond..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 12:26
Taggar: economy, oil

China October Services Activity Rises to 3-Month High


"Activity in China’s services sector expanded at its fastest pace in three months in October, a private survey showed on Wednesday, easing concerns over persistent weakness in the world’s s..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 08:28
Taggar: economy

USD/JPY ? Range Bound at Start of Week


"USD/JPY has posted modest gains on Monday, as the pair trades at 120.70 in the North American session. In the US, the key event of the day, ISM Manufacturing PMI, came in at 50.1 points, very close to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-02 18:35
Taggar: bank, economy, point

RBI Governor Appeals to Tolerance


"The head of India’s central bank has made an unusual appeal for tolerance, warning the economy will never reach its potential if debate is stifled. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-02 17:28
Taggar: bank, economy

Oil Price Sluggish After China Manufacturing Data


"Crude-oil prices dropped in early Asia trade on Monday as lackluster Chinese factory activity data widened fears that demand from the world?s second-largest economy is likely to stay low. On the New Y..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-02 14:58
Taggar: economy, oil

U.S Economic Growth Cools In Q3


"The economy in the U.S. expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter as companies took advantage of gains in consumer and business spending to reduce bloated stockpiles. Gross domestic product grew..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 15:07
Taggar: economy, rate

Euro-Area Confidence Makes Surprise Leap to Four-Year High


"Confidence in the euro-area economy unexpectedly improved in October for a fourth consecutive month as the European Central Bank debates further stimulus. An index of executive and consumer confidence..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 14:37
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy

Oil Price Could Liquidate Russian Reserve Fund


"Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov prompted more concerns over the health of the Russian economy Tuesday when he said there was a danger that the country’s vast Reserve Fund could be entire..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 19:36
Taggar: economy, finance, oil

Swedish Quantitative Monetary Stimulus Augmented


"Economic activity in Sweden is strengthening and inflation is showing a clear upward trend. But there is still considerable uncertainty regarding the strength of the global economy and central banks a..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 15:15
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

India?s Business Confidence Rises After RBI Cut


"A hefty rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India late last month boosted business confidence in Asia’s third-largest economy, a survey showed Tuesday. The MNI India Business Sentiment Indicator, a..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 17:59
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators, rate

UK Economy Loses Steam in Third Quarter


"The U.K. economy grew less than expected in the third quarter, according to preliminary estimates from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The U.K.’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 15:37
Taggar: economy

UK Once Again Heavily Reliant on Services in Q3


"This morning we?ll get some insight into how the U.K. economy performed in the third quarter and based on the data we?ve already seen for the period, we should not be expecting much from it. Manufactu..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 08:52
Taggar: economy

German Business Takes Volkswagen Scandal in Stride


"German business morale fell slightly in October, suggesting Europe’s largest economy remains resilient in the face of a slowdown in emerging markets and the emissions scandal that has rocked its..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 16:29
Taggar: economy, market

Falling Rents and Closing Malls Hint at China?s Troubles


"Rising vacancy rates and plummeting rents are increasingly common in Chinese malls and department stores, despite official data showing a sharp rebound in retail sales that helped the world’s se..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 15:59
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Chinese Premier Says 7% Target Not Carved in Stone


"China has never said the economy must grow seven percent this year, Premier Li Keqiang said in comments reported by the government ahead of a key meeting this week that will set economic and social ta..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 15:58
Taggar: bank, economy, report

RBS Says US Q3 GDP Won?t Be Strong But Not Stellar


"The U.S. economy is strong even though third-quarter GDP will not be stellar, RBS’ Michelle Girard said Monday. Economists expect third-quarter GDP ? due Thursday ? to come in at 1.4 percent, we..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 15:53
Taggar: economy

Korea Grows at 5 Year High


"South Korea’s economy grew at its fastest pace in five years in the third quarter, shaking off the blow dealt by the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak earlier in the year..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 16:55
Taggar: economy

Draghi Signals New Stimulus May Come This Year


"Mario Draghi suggested the euro area may need fresh monetary stimulus by December as a global economic slowdown threatens the currency bloc?s recovery. ?Concerns over growth prospects in emerging mark..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 15:22
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Sinks on BOC?s Pessimistic Growth Outlook


"USD/CAD is steady in Thursday’s European session, trading at 1.3130. The Canadian dollar took a hit on Wednesday, as the pair jumped over 150 points following a pessimistic report from the Bank..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 14:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, point, report, retail sales, trading

Bank of England Restricts ?Stress Tests? to Largest UK Retail Banks


"Britain’s smaller lenders and British units of foreign investment banks will escape the Bank of England’s annual ‘stress tests’ of their resilience to financial shocks, the cen..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-21 15:22
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, investment

AUD/USD ? Aussie Remains Unchanged After RBA Minutes


"The Australian dollar is showing little movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 0.7254 in the North American session. Taking a look at economic releases, the RBA minutes noted that the Australian e..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-20 18:46
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

BOJ Kuroda Says Economy is Continuing a Moderate Recovery


"The Japanese economy is continuing a moderate recovery, although effects of slowdowns in emerging economies have been seen on exports and production, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Monday. Th..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 16:53
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

China?s Q3 GDP Data: Quick Facts


"China’s economy grew by 6.9 percent on-year in the third quarter of 2015, a shade higher than the consensus forecast of 6.8 percent. Here are some quick facts on what fueled that growth. While b..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 12:54
Taggar: economy

Chinese Service Sector Outperforms to Soften Lower GDP in Q3


"China?s economy expanded quicker than economists forecast in the third quarter as the services sector propped up the world?s second-largest economy, suggesting monetary and fiscal stimulus is keeping..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 05:47
Taggar: economy

China GDP Grows 6.9% in Q3


"China posted its weakest quarterly economic growth since the global financial crisis on Monday, raising pressure on policymakers to cut interest rates further and roll out other support measures to av..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 05:44
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate

Asian Stocks Rise After China?s GDP Beats Expectations


"Asian shares outside Japan turned positive on Monday, after China’s third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) beat market expectations. The world’s second-biggest economy expanded 6.9 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 05:43
Taggar: economy, industrial production, market, share, shares

Banks Expect China GDP In 6.4 To 6.8% Range


"Global markets will be on tenterhooks Monday awaiting the release of China’s third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) report, which is expected to show a continued deceleration in the world..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 15:06
Taggar: economy, market, report

Fed Members Keep Talking Rate Hike


"Some officials at the Federal Reserve still want a rate hike in 2015. The Fed didn’t raise rates in September and the U.S. economy has struggled since then with a mediocre September jobs report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 14:44
Taggar: economy, rate, report, retail sales

Fed?s Mester Says Economy Can Handle Rate Hike


"The U.S. economy “can handle” an increase in interest rates despite the risks around the outlook, said Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, on Thursday. “It is appropriate for mon..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 12:45
Taggar: economy, rate

These Guys Think China?s Economy Is Much Larger


"As the world awaits China’s third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) figures on Monday, the accuracy of mainland data is once again up for debate. A growing section of financial market partici..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 12:39
Taggar: economy, financial, market

Why UK Should Fear Global Commodity Slump


"The U.K. economy is not immune from the effects of a global decline in commodity prices, business leaders told CNBC Thursday. John Cridland, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 12:45
Taggar: economy, gold, oil

Can Russia?s Economy Really Get Any Worse? Maybe


"Record-low oil prices, international sanctions and an expensive interventionist foreign policy ? can things get any worse for the Russian economy? The answer varies according to which Russian captain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 12:30
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

Fed?s Lacker Will Continue to Vote for Rate Hike in 2015


"Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker said on Wednesday a spate of disappointing economic data has done little to change his outlook for the U.S. economy. Lacker, who voted for an interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 20:27
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Singapore Avoid a Technical Recession


"Singapore’s economy expanded slightly in the third quarter, narrowly avoiding recession after shrinking in the previous three months, preliminary figures showed Wednesday. Separately, the Moneta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 17:38
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

Japanese Government Downgrades Economic Assessment


"The government on Wednesday downgraded its basic assessment of the Japanese economy with production weakening amid a slowdown in China and other emerging markets. The world’s third-largest econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 17:37
Taggar: economy, market, rate, report

German Government Cuts 2015 Growth Forecast to 1.7 Percent


"The German government slightly lowered its growth forecast on Wednesday to 1.7 percent for this year, blaming an economic slowdown in China and other emerging markets, but it confirmed its prediction..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 14:36
Taggar: economy, market

UK Economy Job Done? No Way: Osborne


"The U.K. economy might be a bright spot among developed economies amid fears of a renewed global economic slowdown but there is still a long way to go to get it operating at full speed, according to U..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 14:19
Taggar: economy

China Trade and UK Inflation Early Drivers of FX Market


"Currencies linked to Chinese growth like the Australian and New Zealand dollars fell for the first time in over a week on Tuesday, after trade data from China reinforced fears that the world’s s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 15:34
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy

India Shows Resilience in EM Slowdown


"India’s been championing its credentials as the world’s new growth engine while China stutters. Data suggest it’s stepped up to the plate. August industrial production (IP) and Septe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 15:26
Taggar: cpi, economy, industrial production, inflation

Singapore Set to Ease


"Singapore?s central bank is poised to ease monetary policy for the second time in 2015 in an effort to revive dwindling growth, economists predict. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, which manages t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 11:40
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, rate

IMF?s Lagarde Says China Slowdown a Normal Transition


"The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has said the outlook for China’s economy is not all “doom and gloom”. “I would say that it’s a recovery th..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 16:22
Taggar: economy

US Import Prices Fell Less Than Expected in September


"U.S. import prices barely declined in September, with oil prices rebounding and the drag on prices from a weak global economy appearing to moderate, Labor Department data showed on Friday. The smaller..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 16:18
Taggar: economy, oil, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged on Dovish Tones from Fed, ECB


"GBP/USD is unchanged on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.5350 in European trading. The Federal Reserve released its minutes on Thursday, which indicated that policymakers were hesitant to raise rates d..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 12:40
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slightly Higher As Fed, ECB Sound Cautious Tone


"EUR/USD continues to post modest gains on Friday, and the pair trades above the 1.13 line in the European session. The Federal Reserve released its minutes on Thursday, which indicated that policymake..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 11:25
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

IMF Annual Talks to Focus on China and Taxes


"The International Monetary Fund?s annual meeting gets under way against a backdrop of rising concern over the health of the global economy. From the travails of emerging economies to the scale of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 15:48
Taggar: economy

China Dumps US Government Debt


"Central banks around the world are selling U.S. government bonds at the fastest pace on record, the most dramatic shift in the $12.8 trillion Treasury market since the financial crisis. Sales by China..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 19:39
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

Bill Gross Says Capitalism Can?t Survive at 0%


"Many people think the time has come for the Federal Reserve to wean the U.S. economy off easy money. They point to improvements in the jobs market, the bull market in stocks and auto sales that have r..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 17:31
Taggar: bull, economy, market, point

TPP to Give Abenomics a Boost


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely breathing a huge sigh of relief following the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations earlier this week. The sweeping free-trade pac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 17:19
Taggar: economy, investment

Fed?s Williams Says CB Shouldn?t Raise Rates Unexpectedly


"The Federal Reserve should be communicating its views of the economy well enough that markets will not be taken by surprise by an eventual interest-rate hike, a top U.S. central banker said on Tuesday..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 16:59
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens as Exports Sag, Imports from China Surge


"U.S. exports took a hit from an ailing global economy in August and imports from China surged, fueling the largest expansion of America’s trade deficit in five months. The data released on Tuesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 15:54
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, rate

UK: Fresh Threat of Blue-Chip Exit


"In a speech Monday at his party’s annual conference George Osborne, the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, pledged to the country’s businesses to “go on cutting your taxes to..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 15:43
Taggar: economy, rate

Oil Falls 1% as Demand Doubts Rise


"Oil prices fell around 1 percent on Friday, heading for a weekly decline, as weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data weighed on the energy demand outlook and Hurricane Joaquin veered away from oil ins..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 03:59
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, oil

Emerging Markets to Lead Global Economy Into Slump According to Study


"Emerging economies risk “leading the world economy into a slump”, with lower growth and a rout in financial markets, according to the latest Brookings Institution-Financial Times tracking..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 03:53
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market

TPP Atlanta Talks Close to Agreement


"After years of talks, negotiators for the United States and 11 other nations are trying to hash out final terms of a controversial free-trade agreement that could have a sweeping effect on the global..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 03:42
Taggar: economy

NFP Misses Expectations with 142K Jobs Eases Pressure on Fed


"The U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs in September, when more than 200,000 were forecasted. The August numbers were revised as expected but investors got a shock as the number was lower as the upward re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 15:12
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

US Payrolls Disappoint, Dollar Gives Up Early Gains


"Payrolls rose less than projected in September, wages stagnated and the jobless rate was unchanged as people left the workforce, signaling the global slowdown and financial-market turmoil are rippling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 14:46
Taggar: economy, financial, market, oil, rate

Atlanta Fed?s Cuts Growth Forecast for US Economy


"The U.S. economy is on track to grow 0.9 percent in the third quarter after a bigger-than-expected widening of the trade gap for goods in August, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast mo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 04:14
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Chinese Government Cuts Downpayment Requirement to 25%


"China on Wednesday said it will cut the minimum downpayment level for first-time home buyers in many cities, stepping up support for the sluggish property market and stumbling economy. It was the seco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 19:15
Taggar: consumption, economy, market

Fed Chair Yellen Sticks to Community Banking Speech


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on the U.S. economy or monetary policy in brief welcoming remarks to a community banking symposium on Wednesday. It was Yellen’s first public a..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 03:41
Taggar: bank, economy

German Unemployment Rises


"German unemployment unexpectedly rose in September in a sign that Europe?s largest economy is not immune to risks from slowing growth in emerging markets. Joblessness increased a seasonally adjusted 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 15:46
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Japan?s Industrial Output Falls 0.5% in August


"Japan’s industrial output unexpectedly fell 0.5 percent in August, down for the second straight month, government data showed on Wednesday, underscoring concerns about tepid factory activity. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 03:46
Taggar: economy, manufacture

Asian Stocks Stable But Commodities and China Going Concerns


"Most Asian stock markets steadied on Wednesday after sliding to 3-year lows but a weak outlook for commodities and persistent concerns about China’s economy discouraged most buyers. MSCI’s..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 03:44
Taggar: economy, market, share, shares

German Inflation Close to Zero


"Annual inflation in Europe’s largest economy probably slowed to zero in September, data from some German states suggested on Tuesday, potentially pushing the euro zone figure into negative terri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 18:11
Taggar: economy, inflation

Capital Control Fears Rise as Emerging Markets Want to Limit Exits


"U.S. consumers were a little more optimistic about the economy in September, according to a report released Tuesday. (Tweet this) The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index inched up to 10..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 18:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, rate, report

US Consumer Confidence Rises Slightly in September


"U.S. consumers were a little more optimistic about the economy in September, according to a report released Tuesday. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index inched up to 103 in Septembe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 18:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, rate, report

AUD Falls After Chinese Industrial Results


"The Australian dollar has slipped below 70 US cents after Chinese industrial profits figures added to evidence that the Chinese economy is slowing. At 0700 AEST on Tuesday, the local unit was trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 04:28
Taggar: dollar, economy, profit, trading

Asian Shares Fall as China and Fed Anxiety Grips Market


"Asian shares skidded to three-week lows and the dollar sagged on Tuesday, after weak Chinese data rekindled worries about its fragile economy and led to sharp losses on Wall Street. MSCI’s broad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 04:25
Taggar: dollar, economy, share, shares, trading

US Stock Market Falls After China Economic Health Concerns


"US stock markets fells significantly on Monday due to renewed concerns about the health of the Chinese economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 313 points (1.9%) to 16,002 points, followi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 04:23
Taggar: economy, market, point

China Commodity Demand Fears Trigger Global Stock Sell Off


"Stock markets tumbled on Monday amid renewed concerns over China?s stuttering economy. Mining and commodity trading firms were the hardest hit by the rout that knocked 2.5% off the FTSE 100 and sent i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 21:40
Taggar: economy, market, point, trading

Fed?s Evans Says Later Rate Hike Better for US Economy


"A later liftoff from near-zero interest rates will better help the U.S. economy navigate through uncertain economic trends, a top Federal Reserve official said Monday. In prepared remarks at Marquette..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 21:39
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

IMF Study Finds a 10% drop in Currency Can Boost GDP by 1.5%


"A 10% fall in the value of a nation?s currency can boost exports by an average 1.5% of GDP, according to a study by the International Monetary Fund that reveals the benefits of a cut in the exchange r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 19:41
Taggar: currency, economy, rate

British Labour Party to Launch Radical Review of BOE


"Britain’s opposition Labour Party will launch a “radical review” of the national institutions that manage the economy, including the Bank of England, its finance spokesman will say o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 19:40
Taggar: bank, economy, finance

Fed?s Dudley Says U.S. on Track for 2015 Rate Hike


"Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said the central bank will “probably” raise interest rates later this year despite uncertainties over global growth. “I t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 16:57
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

US Consumer Spending, Income Rise, But Inflation Remains Subdued


"Household spending climbed more than forecast in August and incomes also rose as the biggest part of the U.S. economy continued to power past a global slowdown. Consumer purchases climbed 0.4 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 15:04
Taggar: economy, report

UK Economic Forecaster Says Rate to Remain on Hold Until May 2016


"The Bank of England is likely to keep interest rates on hold until the middle of next year rather than raising them sooner, following a gloomier outlook for the global economy, according to the econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 04:10
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

US Consumer Confidence Drops in September


"The University of Michigan says consumers lost confidence for the third straight month in September, worried about bad news about the global economy. The university’s consumer sentiment index fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 16:53
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy

Abenomics Part Deux? Abe to Launch 3 More Arrows


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is refocusing his attention back on the economy with an ambitious gross domestic product (GDP) target and three fresh “arrows” in what is being dubbed by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 16:49
Taggar: economy

US Final GDP Improves in Q2 Puts Pressure on Fed


"The U.S. economy expanded more than previously estimated in the second quarter on stronger consumer spending and construction, backing the case for an interest rate rise before the end of the year. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 16:46
Taggar: economy, rate

US Gets A Boost From Consumer Spending


"The world?s largest economy expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, boosted by gains in consumer spending and construction that may help the U.S. withstand a global slowdown. Gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 15:14
Taggar: economy, rate

Japanese Government Downgrades Economic Assessment


"Japan’s government lowered its economic assessment and highlighted risks posed by China and a U.S. interest rate hike, adding to signs that a shock from overseas could hurt Japan’s outlook..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 05:49
Taggar: economy, rate, report

Japan Inflation Falls Putting Kuroda in a Tough Spot


"Core consumer prices in the world’s third largest economy, Japan, fell on an annual basis for the first time in over two years in August. The core consumer price index (CPI), which includes oil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 05:41
Taggar: cpi, economy, oil, price index

US Stocks Lower as Global Economy Concerns Remain


"US stocks opened lower as worries about the state of the global economy continued to rattle investors. Shortly after trading began the Dow Jones was down 173.24 points, or 1.1%, at 16,106.85. The S�..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 18:08
Taggar: economy, point, share, shares, trading

Central Bank of Norway


"Norway’s key monetary policy rate has been cut by 25 basis points at a second straight meeting of the Executive central bank board, and the released statement warned of further possible reductio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 15:39
Taggar: bank, economy, oil, point, rate

Norway Central Bank In Surprise Rate Cut


"Norway’s central bank cut its main interest rate on Thursday and even hinted at the possibility of negative rates ahead to support a weakening economy, in comments that sent the crown to a 13-ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 12:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, rate

Fed?s Lockhart Says Investor Don?t Focus on US and Overestimate China Shocks


"Investors that have roiled global markets and thrown Federal Reserve policy off track should focus on the strength of the U.S. economy rather than the more remote risks of a global slowdown, Atlanta F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 06:48
Taggar: bank, economy, market, oil

Shinzo Abe Must Deliver Reforms if Abenomics is to Be Realized


"After his first stint as prime minister ended in frustration and broken health in 2007, Shinzo Abe headed to a Buddhist temple and learned Zen meditation. As he prepares for three more years battling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 06:46
Taggar: economy

Asian Markets Lower After Weak USD and Slowdown in China


"Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after more dour economic news in China and the United States prompted a bruising selloff the previous day. Worries that an eventual tightening in U.S. monetary po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 06:39
Taggar: economy, share, shares

Mexico on Pace to be Best LatAm Performer


"Shearing and other experts project Mexico’s economy will grow about 2.5% this year, ranking among the top performers. Some project Mexico to be the best performer next year. By contrast, Brazil&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 17:42
Taggar: bank, economy

Gross Tells Fed To Move Quicker


"Bond guru Bill Gross, who has long called for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, urged the U.S. central bank on Wednesday to “get off zero and get off quick” as zero-bound levels..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 15:12
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, rate, report

Former Treasury Secretary Says China and US Need to Collaborate


"China and the United States need to collaborate to expedite reforms and combat slowing growth in the world’s second-largest economy, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson said Tuesday. “T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 03:08
Taggar: consumption, economy, rate

Morgan Stanley Says China Will Have Impact on US Stocks not Economy


"Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley, said Tuesday that the impact of China’s economic slowdown will be felt more in U.S. financial markets, rather than in the U.S. economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 03:07
Taggar: economy, financial, market

European Factory Survey Will Set Tone for Draghi Testimony


"Mixed manufacturing PMI to Further Pressure ECB Head European factories have shown uneven confidence from purchasing managers. German results have been steady and no surprise from the European economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 19:46
Taggar: economy

UK Budget Deficit Widens Unexpectedly, Factory Orders Fall


"Britain’s public finances deteriorated unexpectedly last month, recording their worst August in three years, and a decline in industrial orders signalled that a global slowdown is hitting the co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 17:31
Taggar: economy, finance, rate

Triumphant Tsipras Returns to Fight for Debt Relief


"Alexis Tsipras took the oath of office for a second term as Greek prime minister on Monday, promising to revive the crippled economy while demanding debt relief from creditors as his “first big..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 17:29
Taggar: economy

FX Market?s ?Least Favored Country? of Brazil May Recover


"The Brazilian real hit a new all-time low on Tuesday after authorities announced a massive austerity package at a time when the economy is shrinking fast. But unlike those euro zone countries that fac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 17:22
Taggar: currency, economy

BOC Governor Says Economy is Diversified


"The governor of the Bank of Canada is rejecting the notion that the country is excessively dependent on its natural resources sector, arguing that the economy remains highly diversified. Stephen Poloz..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 05:16
Taggar: bank, economy

Asian Markets Recover Following Wall Street


"Asian markets headed higher on Tuesday, recovering from the previous session’s losses after commodities and shares on Wall Street rebounded. US shares bounced back from big losses last week, whe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 04:59
Taggar: economy, market, oil, rate, share, shares

Indian FinMin Calls for an Interest Rate Cut


"The chorus calling for India’s central bank to lower interest rates at its meeting next week gained a new voice, with the finance minister telling CNBC he also wants a cut. “As somebody wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 21:16
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, rate

Atlanta Fed President Says There Were no Significant Risks to Holding Rate


"Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday the risks of the Fed waiting to raise interest rates were not significant, another reason he felt it wise to delay a hike until it was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 21:09
Taggar: economy, rate

Greek Leftist Tsipras Returns in Unexpectedly Clear Election Win


"Greek leftist Alexis Tsipras stormed back into office with an unexpectedly decisive election victory on Sunday, claiming a clear mandate to steer Greece’s battered economy to recovery. The vote..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 13:12
Taggar: economy

Chinese and European PMIs to Drive Market This Week


"Business confidence data from China and the euro zone will offer some pointers this week to where the global economy is going after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept markets guessing about when it will be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:13
Taggar: economy, market, point, rate

FOMC Dissenter Lacker Says Economy Strength Warrants Rate Hike


"Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker on Saturday said he dissented at a Fed policy meeting because he thought the economy was now strong enough to warrant higher interest rates. Fed polic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:10
Taggar: economy, point, rate

San Fran Fed President Said Rate Hold was a Close Call


"The Federal Reserve’s decision to hold interest rates steady last week rather than raise them was a close call, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Sunday. Williams said the U.S. j..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:09
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate

Moody?s Downgrades French Credit Rating


"Moody’s Investors Service is downgrading the credit rating of France, saying the French economy will grow slowly for the rest of this decade while the country’s debt remains high. The firm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:06
Taggar: economy

UK Chancellor Says Chinese Problems Should be Put in Perspective


"George Osborne has urged Chinese leaders to press on with economic reforms as he played down fears that China?s recent stock market turmoil and economic slowdown will endanger the global economy. Last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:03
Taggar: economy, market, oil, point

Greece Heads to the Polls (Again): Why It Matters


"You used to have to wait at least a couple of years for a big Greek vote. But this year three have come along. With the latest general election results due on Sunday, and polls suggesting a tight race..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-18 14:09
Taggar: economy

BOC Governor Poloz to Jawbone Energy Outlook in Oil Producing Alberta


"Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will deliver a speech with the topic Riding the Commodity Cycle: Resources and the Canadian Economy in Calgary on Monday, September 21 at 2:45 pm EDT. Low oil pri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-18 05:56
Taggar: bank, economy, oil

Flash PMI to Show State of Chinese Factories


"Economic indicators continue to paint a bleak picture of Chinese growth. Cited by various central banks as one of the major factors affecting the global economy there is little China can do to improve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-18 05:52
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators

Final Q2 US GDP to Do Little to Comfort Dollar Next Week


"The Final gross domestic product (GDP) will be released on Friday, September 25. This is the third and final GDP release the is published 85 days after the end of the quarter. The U.S. economy had a t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-18 05:45
Taggar: economy

China to Make it Easier for Companies to Get Oversees Funds


"Beijing has eased restrictions on Chinese companies seeking to raise funds overseas, after a record monthly decline in China’s foreign exchange reserves in August. The decision to loosen capital..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 16:01
Taggar: economy, foreign exchange, market

Japanese Exports Another Casualty of Chinese Slowdown


"Japan’s exports slowed for a second straight month in August in an increasingly worrying sign that China’s economic slowdown is hurting the world’s third-biggest economy while shipme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 15:56
Taggar: economy

Japan Trade Deficit Narrows in August


"Japan’s trade deficit narrowed in August from the year before as costs for crude oil imports plunged and exports to the U.S. showed steady growth. The customs data released Thursday showed a 4.2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 03:59
Taggar: economy, oil

Fed Caught Between Domestic Growth and Global Uncertainty


"The Fed Faces its September Rate Meeting Under Pressure to Raise Rates The Federal Reserve is on the verge of raising American benchmark interest rates for the first time since June 2006. The U.S. eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 20:34
Taggar: economy, rate

Standard & Poor?s Downgrades Japan from AA- to A+


"U.S. ratings agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded Wednesday its credit rating for Japan from AA- to A+, but has revised its outlook for the world’s third-largest economy from negative..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:40
Taggar: economy

OECD Says Secular Stagnation to Dampen Global Growth


"The world economy appears to be suffering a slowdown in growth that will stretch through the rest of the year and 2016, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Develo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:29
Taggar: economy, report

Why China?s Yuan May Be Set for 15% Devaluation


"China is mulling a 15-20 percent devaluation of its currency by the end of 2016 in a move that could spark a crisis in Asian markets, according to research firm IDEAglobal. It cited an interview it ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:28
Taggar: currency, economy, market

UK Wages Rose at Fastest Pace in 6 Years


"Pay for Britain?s workers is rising at the fastest pace for more than six years, even before George Osborne?s national living wage is implemented, in a sign that living standards are continuing to ris..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:28
Taggar: economy

Bank of Japan Maintains QE but Hints at October Stimulus Expansion


"The Bank of Japan maintained its stimulus program of purchasing 80 trillion yen assets annually. The statement shows Japan economy continue to recover moderately but exports, output affected by slowdo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 05:42
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, economy, rate

German ZEW Drops in August


"Germans are turning increasingly pessimistic on their country’s economy, as weakening emerging markets start to dampen the outlook, the latest index from the country’s ZEW institute shows..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 04:16
Taggar: economy, financial, market

German Economic Optimism Drops Sharply in September


"Germans are turning increasingly pessimistic on their country’s economy, as weakening emerging markets start to dampen the outlook, the latest index from the country’s ZEW institute shows..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 17:05
Taggar: economy, financial, market

U.K. Rates Seen Rising in Early 2016 as BOE Shrugs Off Turmoil


"Investors should brace themselves for an interest-rate increase in early 2016 as the Bank of England shrugs off recent financial-market turmoil, according to economists. More than two-thirds of respon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 13:12
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, oil, rate

RBA Held Rates Awaiting Growth and September FOMC


"The Reserve Bank of Australia kept interest rates unchanged after its meeting in early September at 2.00 percent. The central bank was awaiting the results of the gross domestic product in the second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 04:09
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Saudi Arabia Sells FX Reserves to Offset Low Oil Price


"Look out world?China’s not the only central bank in town selling its currency reserves to cope with a tumultuous global economy. With crude prices having shed more than half their value over the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 03:06
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, oil

BRICS Crash as USD Climbs


"Brazil, which saw its credit rating downgraded to junk last week, is only the latest Brics economy to crumble in the face of a strong dollar, a global trade slowdown and the prospect of higher US inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 03:00
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

China Gives Details on Privatization Deals


"China has unveiled details of how it will restructure its state-owned enterprises, including partial privatisations, as data pointed to a cooling in the world?s second largest economy. The guidelines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 02:59
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Chinese Investment and Factory Output Below Forecasts in August


"Growth in China’s investment and factory output in August has come in below forecasts, in a further indication that the world’s second-largest economy is losing steam. Factory output grew..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 02:53
Taggar: economy, investment

German FinMin Warns of Market Bubble


"The global economy faces a financial bubble from central banks pumping cash into economies, Germany’s finance minister has warned. “We should take on board the lessons of the last crisis,&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 18:00
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

Russian Monetary Easing Paused Because of Ruble Collapse


"750 basis points of tightening in December 2014 had lifted the Bank of Russia’s repo rate to 17% coming into 2015 and 11.5 percentage points above the mid-2014 level.  A shift in monetary g..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 16:45
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Central Banks All Eyeing China Inflation


"Sliding Chinese stock prices and currency have rattled global markets and prompted a flurry of policies and intervention by authorities to steady the world’s second-biggest economy. Earlier, New..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:39
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, market

Ireland Expected to Grow 6% This Year


"Ireland?s government expects the economy to grow by about 6% this year, far more than originally forecast after data showed that it grew by 1.9% quarter-on-quarter from April to June. After increasing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:29
Taggar: economy

BOE Holds Rate with Only 1 Dissenter


"The Bank of England kept U.K. interest rates at their record low for yet another month, after concerns about China led to more caution. The Bank signaled the status quo may continue for even longer th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:23
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Chinese Premier Says He Won?t Start a Currency War


"Premier Li Keqiang sought to reassure global investors Thursday, saying that China’s economy is “running within the proper range” while insisting that Beijing would never seek to sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:21
Taggar: currency, economy

Premier Li Keqiang Says China Will Meet Economic Targets


"Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said China is on track to meet all its economic targets for this year despite fears of a deepening slowdown in the world’s second largest economy. Speaking at the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:20
Taggar: economy

Rising Food Prices Push Inflation Up in China


"Sharply rising food prices in China pushed up inflation to a one-year high in the world’s second largest economy. The consumer price index (CPI) unexpectedly rose to 2% in August from a year ago..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:19
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, price index

Merkel Says Europe in Better Shape Thanks to Reforms


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the euro zone economy was in better shape than a year ago and said reform efforts by countries like Spain and Ireland had paid off. “If we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 18:43
Taggar: economy

Chinese Premier Stays Positive in Economic Big Picture


"The prospects for China’s economy were positive even though the world’s second largest economy continued to experience downward pressure, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday. At a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 18:26
Taggar: economy

China Economy Needs a Dose of ?Acupuncture': Ex-PBOC Adviser


"Forget big-bang stimulus, China needs “acupuncture-style” treatment to heal its economy that is headed for its slowest pace of expansion in a quarter of a century, says Li Daokui, former a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 12:29
Taggar: bank, economy

World Bank Chief Economist Warns Fed to Delay Rate Rise


"The U.S. Federal Reserve risks triggering “panic and turmoil” in emerging markets if it opts to raise rates at its September meeting and should hold fire until the global economy is on a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 12:26
Taggar: bank, economy, market, oil, rate

Another Official Cash Rate Cut in New Zealand


"The OCR was reduced by 25 basis points for a third straight time.  This reverses all but one of the similarly sized hikes between March and July of last year.  More cuts are coming according..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 01:58
Taggar: economy, point

Japan Beats Contraction Estimates But Corporate Spending Still Low


"Japan’s economy shrank less than expected in the second quarter, although capital expenditure fell more than originally forecast, revised data showed. The data is expected to keep policymakers u..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 13:47
Taggar: economy

Oil Rises on Strong European Data


"Brent oil rose on Tuesday as strong European economic data and a year-on-year increase in Chinese crude imports outweighed concerns about Asia’s economic growth and global oil oversupply. German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 13:45
Taggar: economy, oil

Germany?s Schaeuble Warns Governments on Taking Too Much Debt


"German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that central bank policy could do little to help the economy when people and states take on too much debt. “Too much growth in credit d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 13:41
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, financial

US Small Business Confidence Rises in August


"U.S. small business confidence rose modestly in August, suggesting the economy continued to grow at a steady clip halfway through the third quarter. The National Federation of Independent Business sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 13:39
Taggar: economy, point

Nikkei Falls as Japanese Economy Contracts 0.3% in Quarter


"Japan’s Nikkei index saw all the gains made this year wiped out after it fell below 17,450.77 points on Tuesday. The benchmark index finished the day down 2.43% at 17,427.08 points. Analysts sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 13:30
Taggar: economy, point

Central Banks of Canada and England to Hold as Fed Ponders Hike


"US Employment Proves Inconclusive to Fed Rate Hike Timing The USD dollar ended the week higher against major currencies after a week of volatility that showed the struggles of the global economy to gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 18:20
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, employment, rate

BOE to Hold as Weaker PMIs Threaten Growth


"Construction, manufacturing and service PMIs came below expectations urging BOE to Wait on Rate Hike Bank of England (BOE) Governor Mark Carney was one of the biggest names attending the annual Jackso..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 18:00
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Fed?s Lacker Says Jobs Market Has Healed Enough


"A top Federal Reserve official said Friday he had seen enough healing in the U.S. labor market to warrant raising interest rates soon. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, who had advocated for a ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 15:24
Taggar: economy, market, rate

US Trade Deficit Shrinks to 5 Month Low


"The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown. The Commerce Departme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 15:51
Taggar: economy

UK Service Sector Expands at Slowest Rate in 2 Years


"The engine of Britain?s economic growth slipped a gear in August after the services sector expanded at its slowest rate for two years. In another sign that the UK economy is losing momentum, the Marki..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 15:47
Taggar: economy, rate

German Finance Ministry Serious about Volatility but not Panicking


"Germany is taking recent market volatility “very seriously,” but a finance ministry official told CNBC there was no reason to panic. Jens Spahn, the parliamentary state secretary for Germa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 15:41
Taggar: economy, finance, market

China to Hold Off on Stimulus Bazooka for Now


"Investors hoping for a similar show of force to boost the slowing Chinese economy and calm nerves about global growth will be disappointed. Beijing will be far more circumspect with its economic arsen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 15:35
Taggar: economy, point

Why Germany Isn?t Panicking Over China


"Germany is taking recent market volatility “very seriously,” but a finance ministry official told CNBC there was no reason to panic. Jens Spahn, the parliamentary state secretary for Germa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 14:21
Taggar: economy, finance, market

Australia?s Growth Unexpectedly Slows in Second Quarter


"Australia’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew less than expected in the second quarter of this year as the economy struggled to gain momentum. The economy expanded 0.2% from the previous quarter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 08:35
Taggar: economy, rate

China to Close Stock Market to Honor World War II Anniversary


"The Shanghai stock market will be closed Thursday and Friday as China commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. That is probably welcome news for investors around the world in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 08:29
Taggar: economy, market, rate

IMF?s Lagarde Warns of Spillover Risks From Recent Volatility


"Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spill over from one economy to the next, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in Jakarta on Wed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 08:20
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate

Canadian PM Avoids Recession on the Campaign Trail


"Prime Minister Stephen Harper, campaigning for a fourth term on a record of economic growth, has refused to recognize that Canada is in a recession, despite new data to the contrary. Collapsing prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 06:10
Taggar: economy, oil

US Stock Market Lost 2.8% on Tuesday


"World stock markets got off to a rocky start in September closing sharply down on fears that China?s slowing economy will hurt economies across the globe. In the US all the major indices closed down..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 06:06
Taggar: economy, market

Australia Grows Mere 0.2% in Q2


"The economy stuttered during the three months to the end of June, undermined by reduced mining and construction activity coupled with a decline in exports. Wednesday?s national accounts showed the eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 06:05
Taggar: economy, rate

August was the Worst Month for US Markets in 3 Years


"August was a brutal month for investors. Fears about a slowdown in China’s economy and concerns about when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates pushed stocks sharply lower this month. W..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 17:08
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Market Awaits ECB Press Conference for More QE Hints


"When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe’s shaky economy. Analysts are already talking about when and how the European Central Bank might extend its 1.1 trillion-euro ($1.2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 17:08
Taggar: bank, economy

India?s Growth Stalls as Rest of BRICS Suffer Weak Growth


"In the middle of a gloomy global landscape, economists were looking to India to provide a rare bright spot after it overtook China to become the world’s fastest growing large economy earlier thi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 16:54
Taggar: economy, rate

Oil Drops After Weak Chinese Data


"Oil prices fell sharply on Tuesday after official data showed China’s manufacturing sector, one of the main engines powering the world’s biggest energy consumer, contracted at its fastest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 16:47
Taggar: economy, oil

CBI Says UK Growth Steady but China Crisis to Affect Trade


"UK growth picked up pace in the three months to August but the economy faces risks from the knock-on effect of turbulence in China, one of the UK?s leading independent employers? organisations has sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 16:38
Taggar: economy, rate

Canada?s GDP Falls 0.1% in June


"Canada’s economy expanded in June but declined by 0.1 per cent for the second quarter as a whole, meeting the bar of what is legally defined as a recession. The economy expanded by 0.5 per cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 15:31
Taggar: economy

Euro Zone Factory Growth Eases in August Despite Modest Price Rises ? PMI


"Euro zone manufacturing growth eased last month, despite factories barely raising prices, adding to the European Central Bank’s woes as it battles to spur expansion and inflation, a survey showe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 14:06
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point

Oil Lower Due to China Demand Fears and Supply Glut


"Oil fell below $49 a barrel on Monday after its biggest two-day rally in six years last week, pressured by a supply glut and renewed concern about a hard landing for China’s economy. Internation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 16:43
Taggar: economy, oil

USD/CAD Loonie Slides After Oil Drop


"The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. dollar on Monday as volatile crude prices retreated and as investors positioned for month-end trading and ahead of a busy week for economic data. Oil pric..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 16:41
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil, trading

Goldman Cuts China Growth Forecasts for Next 3 Years


"Goldman Sachs slashed its forecasts for China’s growth over the next three years amid broadening pessimism over the health of the world’s second largest economy. The bank on Monday marked..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 16:07
Taggar: bank, economy, gold

Chinese Premier Says China Growing at Reasonable Pace


"China’s economy is growing at a “reasonable” pace and, despite growing pressure, the government can handle well the risks the country faces, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said. The prem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:29
Taggar: economy, market

Oil Drops After Profit Taking Driven Retracement


"Oil fell below $49 a barrel on Monday after its biggest two-day rally in six years last week, pressured by a supply glut and renewed concern about a hard landing for China’s economy. Internation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:24
Taggar: economy, oil

Brazil Goes From Success Story to Recession


"Once a major economic success story, Brazil sank into recession on Friday. Its economy contracted 1.9% in the second quarter compared to the first. It was the second consecutive quarter of contraction..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:16
Taggar: economy, market

BoE?s Carney Says Rate Position Did not Change With China Turmoil


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Saturday that a slowdown in China’s economy could push down further on inflation but it did not change, for now, the central bank’s position on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:14
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Three Main Takeaways From Fed Fischer?s Speech


"1. Central bankers are following developments in China?s economy. Even before China?s stock market began to plunge this week, the U.S. Federal Reserve was questioning its stance on an interest-rate in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-30 15:39
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

FED: If In Doubt Leave Well Alone


"Ignoring China causes financial pain China reverses yuan slide to head off currency war U.S Economy looking progressively healthier Investors seek Fed guidance in Wyoming The global investor cannot af..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 16:10
Taggar: currency, economy, financial

France Must Accelerate Reform Pace: Business Leaders


"CEOs worldwide may be eyeing China right now, but European business leaders are also concerned about rumblings in an economy closer to home. France’s economy has struggled to gather pace and thi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 14:19
Taggar: economy, market

Oil Rallies 10% ? Biggest One Day Rally In Six Years


"Oil jumped the most in more than six years, caught up in a relief rally that swept the globe as the U.S. economy grew more than predicted. West Texas Intermediate futures rose 10 percent, the biggest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-27 22:32
Taggar: economy, oil, rate

Central Bankers at Jackson Hole Search for Answers on Low Inflation


"Why is inflation so low? Is it a sign that the U.S. economy hasn?t recovered? Or is it due to global factors? These are the questions Federal Reserve officials and global central bankers will grapple..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-27 16:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

U.S Economy Grows 3.7% in Q2, Beats Expectations


"The economy grew more than previously estimated in the second quarter on bigger gains in consumer and business spending that show the U.S. expansion got back on track. A surge in inventories also sign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-27 14:57
Taggar: economy

Oil Stable After China Stimulus


"Oil stabilized on Wednesday after China’s central bank moved to support the country’s economy, but prices stayed near 6-1/2-year lows as a heavy supply glut kept the market outlook bearish..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-26 15:56
Taggar: bank, bear, economy, market, oil

Half Of Fed?s FOMC Members To Miss Jackson Hole


"The Federal Reserve’s annual powwow in Jackson Hole, Wyo., which kicks off this week, is expected to be sparsely attended by U.S. monetary policymakers just as questions about the agency’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-26 15:46
Taggar: economy

China Pumps $22 Billion Stimulus


"China pumped 140 billion yuan ($21.8 billion) into its economy on Wednesday, in the central bank’s latest bid to shore up slowing economic growth and waylay investors’ fears of a “ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-26 15:41
Taggar: bank, economy, market

China Stocks Slip as Rate Cut Fails to Convince Investors


"China’s turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrelled blast of central bank stimulus failed to convince investors of Beijing’s ability to jolt the world’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-26 13:40
Taggar: bank, economy, market, share

EUR/USD Extends Reversal Move


"EUR/USD extended its Thursday’s move down that followed the big surge on Monday. Markets calmed down a bit after China took measures to support its slowing economy and t..."

Fed Rate Hike Window Getting Smaller


"The window to raise rates hasn’t been slammed shut?it has yet to creak open. The panicky selloff in global markets prompted a chorus of observers to bemoan that the Federal Reserve has now misse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 21:13
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate

Gold Falls as USD Rebounds


"Gold fell on Tuesday as Asian shares bounced off three-year lows and the U.S. dollar rebounded from a brutal selloff in the prior session that was fueled by fears over the fate of the Chinese economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 16:17
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, share, shares

Japan Government Says Ready to Act if Needed to Calm Market


"Japan is ready to “take appropriate measures,” if necessary, to quell volatility in the financial markets, a top government spokesman said Tuesday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:45
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate, report

Japan FinMin Warns of Stronger Yen Risks


"Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso warned market players against pushing up the yen too much further, saying that its spike against the dollar overnight was “rough” and undesirable for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:40
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, market, oil

Goldman Sachs Says Threat of Global Recession is Low


"Carnage in financial and commodity markets may be painting a doomsday picture for the world economy, but the threat of a global recession is low, says Goldman Sachs, which advocates remaining overweig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:38
Taggar: economy, financial, gold, market

Analyst Point Out China Fears Overblown


"The turmoil gripping China’s equity market doesn’t reflect the broader condition of the world’s second largest economy, some economists and analysts said, as Shanghai stocks resumed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:37
Taggar: economy, market, oil

USD Gains After China Rate Cut Announcement


"Stocks, oil prices and safe-haven bond yields rose on Tuesday as a tentative market rebound picked up pace after China cut interest rates and banks’ reserve requirements to kick-start its waveri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:35
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, market, oil, rate

Fed Stuck Between China and Rate Hike


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is stuck between a rock and a hard place. A September Fed interest rate hike seemed almost certain until a couple of weeks ago. It was slated to be be the first rate hike in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:30
Taggar: economy, rate

FTSE Lost $117 Billion on China Fears


"The U.K.’s rush to embrace trade with China in recent years has raised its exposure to the market turmoil surrounding the world’s second largest economy. On Monday, stocks listed on London..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:28
Taggar: economy, market, oil

Russia Lowers Economic Forecast


"Russia lowered its economic forecasts for this year and next year as a renewed plunge in energy prices sank the ruble and sanctions over Ukraine looked set to persist. Gross domestic product in the wo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 15:01
Taggar: economy

China Halts Equity Support


"China has halted intervention in the stock market so far this week as policy makers debate the merits of an unprecedented government campaign to prop up share prices, according to people familiar with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-25 11:36
Taggar: economy, market, share

88% of Japanese Firms Expect Economy to Grow


"Some 88 percent of major Japanese companies surveyed expect the economy to grow by the end of 2015, and nearly half of them plan to boost capital spending in the business year through March, a Kyodo N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 16:22
Taggar: economy

IMF Says China is Undergoing a Necessary Adjustment


"China’s economic slowdown and a sharp fall in its stock market herald not a crisis but a “necessary” adjustment for the world’s second biggest economy, a senior International M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 16:08
Taggar: economy, market

FTSE Falls 4.5% on China Fears


"European stocks tumbled and US equity markets prepared for steep falls after Chinese shares had their worst day since 2007 ? intensifying a stock market rout driven by fears about the world?s second-b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 16:04
Taggar: economy, market, point, share, shares, trading

Europe?s Growth Steadier While Politics Raise Doubts


"The economy may be showing signs of strength this year, thanks in part to the European Central Bank’s massive bond-buying program. But politically, Europe is struggling. And we can thank Greece..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 16:02
Taggar: bank, economy

Downward Pressure on China?s Economy More Obvious: NDRC


"The downward pressure on China’s economy has becomes more obvious as it still faces many difficulties and challenges, the country’s top economic planning agency said on Monday. China expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 14:14
Taggar: economy

Dow Futures Skid 500 Points as Wall Street Preps for Steep Selloff


"U.S. stock index futures screamed lower on Monday, with Dow futures tumbling 500 points, as fears surrounding the health of China’s economy multiplied. These concerns saw the benchmark Shanghai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 13:54
Taggar: economy, market, point, spread

Bond Traders Begin To Price Out A September Fed Hike


"So much for September. Traders gearing up for the Federal Reserve to raise interest-rates next month reversed course Wednesday after minutes from the central bank?s July meeting showed policy makers w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-20 15:12
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Oil Trades Atop Of Its Six-Year Low


"Oil fell towards six-year lows on Monday on data showing the economy of Japan, the world’s third-biggest oil consumer, contracted in the second quarter. The global oversupply picture was exacerb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-17 15:26
Taggar: economy, oil

Canada?s International Transactions In Securities, June 2015


"Foreign investors added $8.5 billion of Canadian securities to their holdings in June, following a $5.5 billion divestment in May. At the same time, Canadian investors acquired $8.6 billion of foreign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-17 15:16
Taggar: economy, rate

Euro Zone Growth Slows; Greek Economy?Expands?


"Flash euro zone gross domestic product (GDP) data on Friday showed that the region’s economy grew 0.3 percent in the second quarter on the previous three months, narrowly missing analysts’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-14 13:41
Taggar: economy, rate

Week Ahead in FX: Fed Minutes and China Manufacturing in Focus


"U.S Data Dependency Looks to FOMC Minutes Starting with the U.S. non farm payrolls report, China?s devaluation of the Yuan and the release of U.S. retail sales numbers investors have been getting mixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-14 12:05
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

Greek Creditors Worried About Ballooning Debt Levels


"Greece?s European creditors have underlined the temporary nature of the country?s surprise return to growth by warning that they have ?serious concerns? about the spiralling debts of the eurozone?s we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 17:17
Taggar: economy

US Retail Sales Meet Expectations


"Sales at U.S. retailers rose in July on growing demand for everything from cars to clothing, and a decline the previous month was wiped away, signaling consumers are propelling growth in the world?s l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 14:44
Taggar: economy

Blackjack Says Canada Needs QE


"Canada?s stagnating economy could force its central bank to deploy the type of extraordinary stimulus adopted in the U.S., Europe and Japan, according to BlackRock Inc., the world?s biggest money mana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 17:36
Taggar: bank, economy

Fed Member Says China?s Currency Move Appropriate


"An adjustment to China’s currency is probably appropriate if that economy is weaker than Chinese authorities expected, an influential U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker said on Wednesday. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 17:18
Taggar: bank, currency, economy

China July Data: A New Slew of Misses


"China released a raft of disappointing economic data for July on Wednesday, adding to concerns about the world’s second largest economy and raising expectations of further stimulus from the gove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 15:06
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

China Commodity Imports Must Do Better than Hold Up


"China’s imports of major commodities are holding up well, according to market consensus, but that in itself is quite concerning for the overall state of the world’s second-biggest economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 16:50
Taggar: consumption, economy, market

German ZEW Sentiment Falls in August


"German economic sentiment unexpectedly deteriorated in August, hitting its lowest level since November last year, a sign that the economic upswing in Europe’s largest economy is losing momentum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 16:26
Taggar: economy, rate

Singapore Cuts Growth Forecast to 2-2.5%


"Singapore’s economy contracted in the second quarter as manufacturing activity declined, data showed on Tuesday, and the government narrowed its 2015 growth forecast citing downside risks to glo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 16:21
Taggar: economy

Russia Shrinks 4.6% in Q2


"Russia’s economy contracted by 4.6 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, the statistics office said on Monday citing preliminary data. he decline deepened from 2.2 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 16:05
Taggar: economy, oil

USD Index Hits Four Month High


"The dollar stayed close to a nearly four-month high against a basket of currencies on Monday on Fed rate hike expectations while commodity-related currencies weakened after soft weekend data on China&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:24
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, rate

Fed?s Fisher Says Inflation Very Low


"U.S. inflation is only temporarily “very low” due in part to commodity prices, while the U.S. economy has nearly achieved full employment, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:16
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil

Scottish Economy Enjoys Summer of Success


"Scotland’s economy is thriving despite global economic unrest, according to a business survey. The research by accountants and business advisors BDO pointed to a rise in output levels as evidenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:11
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate, report

Chinese Shares Surge Despited Negative Data


"Shares in mainland China jumped on Monday despite the world’s second largest economy reporting weak export data over the weekend. The country’s exports fell by 8.3% in July, far worse than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:10
Taggar: economy, price index, report, share, shares

Bank of Japan Keeps Same Policy Stance and Economic Assessment


"A statement almost identical in text the the prior one in July was released after five hours and 21 minutes of deliberations over two days by the Bank of Japan?s Policy Board.  In an assessment p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 19:11
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, margin, rate

Bank of England Released Detailed Summary of This Week?s MPC Policy Meeting


"By a vote of 8-1 with Ian McCafferty preferring a rate hike, the Monetary Policy Committee kept its 0.50% interest rate and GBP 375 billion asset purchase program limit.  ?given the likely persis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 18:54
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Asian Equities Ease as U.S. Data Signals September Hike


"Asian shares were mostly down while the dollar held firm on Thursday after strong U.S. service-sector data and comments from a Fed governor boosted confidence in the economy and fanned expectations of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 06:02
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Steady after U.S. Services Data


"The dollar traded little changed against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as data showed the U.S. services sector expanded at its fastest pace in 10 years, supporting the view the Federal Reserve w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 05:57
Taggar: currencies, dollar, dollar trade, economy, rate

US ADP Growth Slows Down in July


"U.S. private job growth slowed sharply in July, pointing to a loss of momentum in the economy heading into the third quarter that could temper expectations of a September interest rate hike. Other eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 15:55
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Australian Construction Financing Drop Could Signal End of Boom


"Cracks are appearing in Australia?s housing construction boom and there are fears it will peak in the next 12 months. Many have touted the property sector as the nation?s next big hope for the economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 15:52
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Higher after Atlanta Fed Chief?s Comments


"The dollar rose on Tuesday as a top U.S. Federal Reserve official voiced support for an interest rate increase in September despite a batch of disappointing data on wages and manufacturing activity. A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 02:59
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia Policy Review


"The RBA Board, unlike at two meetings earlier this year in February and May, did not cut its record low 2.0% further this time but nonetheless released a statement that makes a case for continuing mon..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 18:35
Taggar: economy

India Central Bank Kept Rates Unchanged


"The Reserve Bank of India decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged on Tuesday as it awaits greater transmission of the effects of the previous three rate reductions into the economy. The Rese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 16:31
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Official China PMI Drop to 50 in July


"China’s factories hit an unexpected speed bump in July, hiking concerns about slower growth in the world’s second-largest economy. The government’s official purchasing managers’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 16:07
Taggar: economy, rate

UK Construction Industry Slows in July


"Growth in Britain?s construction industry has slowed unexpectedly in July, hurt by a loss of momentum in housebuilding and civil engineering, according to a new survey that highlighted the economy?s r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 15:58
Taggar: economy

IMF Says Sanctions Have Shrunk Russian Economy 9%


"Sanctions imposed on Russia because of its support for separatists in Ukraine could shrink the economy by as much as 9% over time. That’s the view of the International Monetary Fund, which publi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 15:57
Taggar: bank, economy, oil, report

Economist: U.S. Dollar May Have Run its Race


"The dollar’s appreciation has “peaked,” the U.S. economy is “doing nothing” and China will soon be vying with the country on the global stage, an economist has told CNBC..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 05:29
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, investment, rate

Eurozone PMI Shows Collapse in Greek Output


"Uncertainty over the country’s future relationship with the eurozone sent Greek manufacturing into a tailspin in July, but that had little impact on other parts of the currency area’s econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 12:54
Taggar: currency, economy

China Factory Activity Shrinks Most in Two Years in July


"China’s factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting by the most in two years as new orders fell and dashing hopes that the world’s second-largest economy may..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 07:06
Taggar: economy, report

Emerging Markets Hit by Metals Downturn


"Commodity prices are well off their 2011 highs. In recent months, they have crumbled quickly. No wonder why Peru’s economy has slowed down from annual growth north of 7% in late 2013 to just 1%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 16:48
Taggar: economy, market

Canadian GDP Shrinks in May as Recession Fears Grow


"The Canadian economy shrank for the fifth consecutive month in May, by 0.2 percent from April, strengthening the probability that the country was in recession in the first half of the year, according..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 15:58
Taggar: economy

Oil at $40 Seen Less of a Blow to Russia as Economy Adjusts


"Eleven months of surviving with oil below $100 have left Russia hardened enough to endure a monthlong drop to $40 a barrel, a survey of economists showed. Crude at that level will push the economy to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 14:24
Taggar: economy, oil

US Data Eyed as Fed Hike Looms


"Attention will remain very much on the U.S. economy and the Federal Reserve as we head into week and month-end. The Fed statement released on Wednesday gave few clues on the timing of the first rate h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 13:23
Taggar: economy, rate

Japan Household Spending Falls as June Inflation Stalls


"Japan’s annual core consumer inflation stalled and household spending unexpectedly fell in June, underscoring the challenges the central bank faces in reflating the economy to meet its ambitious..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 03:47
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators, inflation

Fed?s ?nearly balanced? Words No Obstruction to Rate Rise


"The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statement..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 03:40
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Gold Drops to $1085 as Dollar Rises on Fed Rate Expectations


"Gold futures settled lower on Thursday as the dollar rose after data showed the U.S. economy improved in the second quarter, supporting views the Federal Reserve would lift rates by year-end. The U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 03:28
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, rate, report

U.S. GDP Gives Fed Inflation Glimmer it Needs


"Second-quarter GDP data showed the economy is still growing at a ho-hum pace, but inside the report was a slight pickup in a quarterly inflation that could help the Fed move toward a rate hike. Second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 03:16
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate, report

Opinion: Gold May Drop to $800


"The precious metal fell near 5½-year lows on Thursday after the second-quarter GDP number showed the U.S. economy is growing at a steady rate and comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 03:07
Taggar: economy, gold, point, rate, trading

Gold Continues to Trade Below $1,100 After Fed


"Gold hovered not far from a 5-1/2-year low early on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy and job market continue to strengthen, supporting a possibile interest rate rise when the F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 17:45
Taggar: economy, gold, market, rate

Comment on U.S. GDP


"The U.S. economy rebounded in the spring from a weather depressed first quarter.  At 2.3%, the annualized growth of real GDP was very close to market expectations, four times faster than the first-qua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 17:28
Taggar: economy, market

Spanish Economic Growth Hits Pre Crisis Levels in Q2


"Spain?s economy has recorded the strongest growth since 2007, before the global financial crisis plunged the country into recession. Economic growth was 1% in the second quarter of the year, up from 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 17:00
Taggar: economy, financial

Irish Economy Grows 1.4% in Q1


"Ireland?s economy grew by 1.4% quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of the year, in a recovery that is forecast to make it the fastest-growing economy in Europe for the second consecutive year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 16:57
Taggar: economy

US Q2 GDP 2.3% and Upwards Revision to Q1


"The world?s largest economy expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter and managed to eke out a gain at the start of the year, painting a picture on incremental progress consistent with the Feder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 14:41
Taggar: economy, rate

U.S. Dollar Firmer on Fed Expectations


"The dollar held steady in cautious trade on Thursday, ahead of U.S. gross domestic product data that could reinforce or dent expectations that the Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:57
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, rate

Fed Says Economy Improving


"The U.S. economy and job market continue to strengthen, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, leaving the door open for a possible interest rate hike when central bank policymakers next meet in Septe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:56
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

Asian Equities Steady after Fed?s Optimism


"Asian stocks tiptoed higher on Thursday and the dollar consolidated recent gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve painted a relatively bright picture of the world’s biggest economy, but a deepenin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:55
Taggar: dollar, economy

U.S. Dollar Firmer on Fed Expectations


"The dollar held steady in cautious trade on Thursday, ahead of U.S. gross domestic product data that could reinforce or expectations that the Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates as ear..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, rate

Gold Steady Below $1100 after Fed


"Gold hovered not far from a 5-1/2-year low early on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy and job market continue to strengthen, supporting a possible interest rate rise when the Fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:31
Taggar: economy, gold, market, rate

Asian Equities Mixed Despite Positive U.S. Session


"Asian shares turned mixed early Thursday, as choppy trade in the mainland equity markets kept a lid on risk appetite in the region. Overnight, Wall Street finished higher after the U.S. central bank s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:30
Taggar: bank, economy, market, share, shares

IMF?s Lagarde: Global Downside Risks ?on the horizon?


"Global risks are on the horizon, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a Wednesday news conference. “If I look at the global economy as it stands at the moment&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:13
Taggar: economy

Greenspan: Extremely Strong and Growing Labor Market


"While markets hone in on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy hints, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan sees a bigger economic irritant?government spending.  On Wednesday, Greenspan decried a r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:08
Taggar: economy, market

S&P: China?s Weakened Property Market Could Hit Banks


"The slump that hit China’s property market this year could hit the country’s banks according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, in the latest warning to the world’s seco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 05:07
Taggar: bank, economy, market

BBH Says China Economy Will Ride Out Equity Selloff


"Despite the selloff in Chinese equities, with some analysts comparing it to the 1929 Wall Street crash, one bank says it will not necessarily have negative effects on the country?s economy, or even in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 16:46
Taggar: bank, currency, economy

TPP Biggest Winners Will be Members


"The countdown to the giant Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has begun, with a July 31 deadline looming on the trade agreement that covers 12 countries and 40 percent of the global economy. Trade repres..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 16:39
Taggar: economy

IMF?s Lagarde Warns Global Risks on the Horizon


"Global risks are on the horizon, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a Wednesday news conference. “If I look at the global economy as it stands at the moment..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 16:31
Taggar: economy

Asian Equities Higher Early Ahead of Fed


"Asian shares attempted a rebound on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the watchword ahead of a policy decision from t..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 03:42
Taggar: economy, market, share, shares

Japan Retail Sales up 0.9% in June


"Retail sales in the world’s third-largest economy rose an annual 0.9 percent in June, beating expectations for a 0.5 percent rise but still slowing sharply from a 3 percent spike in the previous..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 03:25
Taggar: economy, retail sales

China Stocks Shouldn?t Hurt Global Investors


"Stock market crashes always make investors nervous.  But despite China’s outsized role in the global economy, the recent gyrations in its stock market will have limited direct impact on global i..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 03:06
Taggar: economy, market, share, shares

World?s Biggest Trade Deal to have Winners and Losers


"The countdown to the giant Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has begun, with a July 31 deadline looming on the trade agreement that covers 12 countries and 40 percent of the global economy. Trade repres..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 03:01
Taggar: economy

UK GDP Grows 0.7% in Q2


"UK economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production, official figures have shown. The UK’s economy grew by an estimated 0.7% in the A..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 15:57
Taggar: economy, oil, rate

US Consumer Surveys Eyed as Fed Begins Meeting


"It?s been a brighter start to the European session on Tuesday as indices pare yesterday?s losses amid positive earnings reports, good data from the U.K. and an easing of the sell-off in China as regul..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 13:09
Taggar: bank, economy, report

Beijing Attempts to Calm Markets as China Stocks Sink Again


"Chinese shares sank more than 3 percent on Tuesday, as Beijing scrambled once again to stabilize a stock market whose wild gyrations have heightened fears about the financial stability of the world..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 05:56
Taggar: economy, financial, market, share, shares

China Unlikely to Impact on Fed?s Plans


"China’s stock market selloff is unlikely to slow the Fed’s path to rate hikes, unless it creates an economic slowdown or deflationary spiral that slams the global economy. The Fed begins i..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 05:31
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

PBOC: Will Make Policy Changes as Needed


"China’s central bank said on Tuesday that it will use various monetary tools to maintain appropriate levels of liquidity in the second half of this year.  It added that the country’s main..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 05:28
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, indicators, market, share

Holdings of U.S. Government Debt Instruments Provides Clues


"Reports of an apparently massive buildup of net long positions in the U.S. government debt instruments can reflect a number of different views of American economy. But don’t let that bother you..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 05:27
Taggar: economy, long position, report

USD/CAD Loonie Recovers Ahead of U.S. FOMC and Q2 GDP


"US FOMC to Hold Rates But September Hike in View US 2Q GDP to Show Economy Back to Growth Canadian monthly GDP Expected Flat The USD got off to a slow start this week as it gave back most of the gains..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 21:53
Taggar: economy, profit, rate

German Business Confidence Beats Expectations


"German business confidence improved more than expected in July, pointing to robust growth in Europe’s largest economy this year. The Ifo think tank said Monday its business climate index rose to..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 16:07
Taggar: economy, point

Chinese Industrial Profits Fall 0.3% in June


"Chinese industrial profits, which rose on an annual basis in April and May, dropped in June, adding to pressures on a economy that is struggling to regain momentum. Profit at China’s industrial..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 16:06
Taggar: economy, profit

Tsipras?s Paradox Is Six Months of Pain and Enduring Popularity


"His party is split, government undermined and the economy lies in tatters. Yet in the rubble of Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reigns supreme. In the six months since he became prime minister..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 14:13
Taggar: economy

Top Forecaster: Japan?s Economy Shrank Last Quarter


"The Japanese economy likely contracted last quarter, dragged down by weak consumer spending and a slump in exports, according to a top forecaster.  The world?s third-biggest economy may have shrank as..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 05:45
Taggar: economy

China Stocks Lower Again


"China?s stocks fell for a second day, led by technology and energy shares, as a drop in profits for the nation?s industrial companies deepened concern the economy is weakening. The Shanghai Composite..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 05:43
Taggar: economy, market, profit, share, shares

Looking Ahead in Asia


"Events in the world’s biggest economy will likely take center stage in Asia’s financial markets this week, with the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy decision and the U.S. second-qua..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 05:10
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, rate, report

USD/CAD Breaks Above 1.30 as Lower Commodity Prices Crush Loonie


"The USD touched 10 year highs versus the CAD after commodity prices were hit by the disappointing Chinese PMI survey results. A supply glut in crude and lower demand have pushed prices below $50 and p..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 20:09
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

FOMC Statement in Focus as Fed deals with Forecast Publishing Blunder


"The U.S. economy will publish a several major economic indicators next week. After having a quiet week on the release front in a week that was defined by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) and the..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 18:36
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators, market

IMF Says Japan?s Growth Will Not Be as Strong as Forecasted


"The International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that Japan’s economy is unlikely to grow as strongly as the government wishes in the medium term due partly to a labor shortage in the graying soc..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 16:41
Taggar: economy

AUD Hits 6 Year Low After Lower Chinese PMI


"The Australian dollar fell to a fresh six-year low and stocks across Asia dropped sharply after more signs of a slowdown in the Chinese economy. The Aussie dipped below US73c for the first time since..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 16:29
Taggar: aussie, dollar, economy

IMF: Abenomics Needs to be ?reloaded?


"Japan needs to reduce its reliance on a weak yen to reflate its economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned, as it called on authorities to speed up “high impact” structural refo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 07:16
Taggar: bank, economy, market

Some Brushing Away China Economic Worries


"Many U.S. consumer companies are brushing aside worries that China’s weakening economy and sputtering stock market will dramatically damage their bottom lines even with early trouble signs in re..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 03:55
Taggar: economy, market, report

U.S. Jobless Claims Lowest Since 1973


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week dropped to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labor market maintained a sturdy pace of job g..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 03:50
Taggar: economy, employment, market

IMF Warns Japan About Unsustainable Debt


"Japan?s debt is unsustainable and could climb to almost three times the size of its economy by 2030 unless the government does more to cut its budget, the International Monetary Fund said. The governm..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 17:32
Taggar: economy

China?s Shoppers May Take 10 Years to Step Up


"Chinese policymakers are gung-ho to transition their economy away from investment and toward consumption, but that may not happen for another decade, new data shows. “Without a substantial inter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 15:04
Taggar: consumption, economy, investment, profit, rate, share

Asian Equities Lower after Weak U.S. Lead


"Asian shares dipped on Thursday following Wall Street’s decline overnight and lackluster regional data while the greenback consolidated gains on the back of upbeat U.S. economic news.  South Kor..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 05:56
Taggar: economy, report, share, shares

South Korea?s Q2 Economic Growth up 0.3%


"South Korea’s economy grew just 0.3 percent in April-June over the previous quarter, the central bank estimated on Thursday, the slowest in two quarters with consumption battered by an outbreak..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 05:36
Taggar: bank, consumption, economy

BoE Says Greek Crisis Could Delay Rate Hike


"Bank of England policymakers are concerned that the Greek debt crisis could delay Britain?s first interest rate rise in eight years, but warned that the prospect of a hike is increasing as the UK econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-22 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

UK Government Borrowing Falls But still Above Expectations


"British government borrowing last month fell by less than expected but was the lowest June figure for seven years, the latest sign that the pick-up in the economy is helping the public finances. Brita..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 18:37
Taggar: economy, finance

America?s Third-Quarter Outlook Brightens


"After a rather dismal first half, the rate of growth of the U.S. economy looks set to pick up in the current period. If the MarketWatch consensus is correct, third-quarter growth could hit the tape at..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 14:59
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Greece Could Shrink Another 4% This Year


"Greece avoided a catastrophic exit from the euro with this week’s bailout deal, but there’s still plenty more pain to come. Shattered business confidence, a three-week bank shutdown and ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-20 16:52
Taggar: bank, economy

China Flash Manufacturing PMI to Raise GDP Questions


"The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics was under fire as several economists questioned the accuracy of the gross domestic product data released this week. The official GDP numbers showed the econom..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 20:03
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

NZD Drops After Milk Prices Fall


"Soured by dairy prices and the likely moves of its central bank, the New Zealand dollar is tanking, falling 15 percent against the U.S. dollar to hit five-year lows. One of the main culprits is the fr..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 16:06
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy

BoE Mark Carney Signals Rate Hike by Year End


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday the decision to raise interest rates from record lows will come into sharper focus around the end of this year, his strongest hint yet about the t..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 15:38
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

IMF Warns Over Greece Impact on Germany


"IMF staff warned that uncertainty about a new bailout for Greece may undermine confidence in Germany and delay a pickup in investment that was expected to drive the recovery of Europe?s biggest econom..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 04:51
Taggar: economy, investment

Europe Moves to Restore Greece Funding


"Europe moved to re-open funding to Greece’s stricken economy on Thursday after the parliament in Athens approved a new bailout program in a fractious vote that left the government without a majo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 03:13
Taggar: bank, economy

BOJ Warns About The Effect of China?s Slowdown in Japan


"China’s economic slowdown is likely to affect Japan’s economy, prompting the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to discuss potential risks posed by the economies of other countries including China at a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 17:08
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

ADB Cuts Asia Growth Forecast for 2015 and 2016


"The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cut its 2015 and 2016 growth forecasts for China and the rest of Asia, largely as a result of the slower than expected growth in the region’s largest economy..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 16:50
Taggar: bank, economy

Spanish Left Wing Calls Greek Deal Unsustainable


"Spain’s left-wing party Podemos has criticized the Greek bailout deal struck by the country’s Syriza government, calling it “unsustainable.” Podemos Economy Spokesperson Nacho..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 16:43
Taggar: economy

ADB Cuts 2015-16 Growth Forecasts for Asia


"The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cut its 2015 and 2016 growth forecasts for China and the rest of Asia, largely as a result of the slower than expected growth in the region’s largest economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 07:29
Taggar: bank, economy