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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 36)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: PM faces Brexit transitio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 19:01
Taggar: financial, inflation, market

CAD plummets on disappointing retail sales and weak inflation


"Canadian inflation slowed significantly last month as temporary factors that lifted the cost of gas and air travel dissipated. Canada’s CPI climbed +2.2% y/y, following a +2.8% increase in Augus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 15:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

USD/CAD ? CAD plummets on disappointing retail sales and weak inflation


"Canadian inflation slowed significantly last month as temporary factors that lifted the cost of gas and air travel dissipated. Canada’s CPI climbed +2.2% y/y, following a +2.8% increase in Augus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 15:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

DAX edges higher as German inflation creeps higher


"The DAX index has rebounded in the Thursday session, erasing much of the losses seen on Wednesday. Currently, the index is at 11,744, up 0.24% on the day. On the inflation front, German WPI edged up t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 12:37
Taggar: inflation

U.K., China, and Saudi Arabia in the News


"British regular pay inflation accelerated 0.2 percentage points to 3.1% in June-August, the highest pace since the start of 2009. This has generated speculation about another Bank of England tightenin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 14:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, pound, rate

Friday?s relief rally in full swing


"Friday October 12: Five things the markets are talking about Volatility, in particular, for equities, has notched aggressively higher this week, now that sovereign bond yields are beginning to price o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-12 12:04
Taggar: inflation, market

US Inflation Rises Less Than Expected in September


"U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:41
Taggar: inflation, market, rate, report

US Stock Market Rebounds After Lower Inflation


"The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq turned positive on Thursday as Treasury yields headed lower after data showed consumer prices rose less than expected in September, indicating inflation pressures were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:37
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar edges lower ahead, building permits misses forecast


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2973, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Building Permits gained 0.4%, shy of the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 14:13
Taggar: dollar, inflation, trading

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

El-Erian anticipates earlier hikes from ECB


"The European Central Bank (ECB) could be prompted to raise interest rates sooner than planned against a backdrop of inflation and divergent monetary policy, according to Allianz’s Chief Economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 12:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank of Israel Leaves Central Bank Rate at 0.10% and Signals Reluctance to Start Normalization Anytime Soon


"Forty four months have elapsed since the last Israeli central bank change, a cut of 15 basis points to 0.10% in February 2015. Inflation is still too low to begin raising the rate. The inflation envir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 22:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Mexico Leaves Overnight Interbank Rate at 7.75%


"Mexican CPI inflation of 4.9% as of August exceeded the 3% target and even the target range ceiling of 4%. Expected inflation is also running above the comfort zone in Mexico, but growth is only aroun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 22:31
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

NFP Report to Keep Fed on Rate Hike Path


"Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report for September comes at an important time for markets: As inflation fears again pop up, the government’s measures of not only job creation but also wage gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 20:35
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, report

Turkey inflation surges to nearly 25%


"Turkish inflation surged to nearly 25 percent in September from a year earlier, official data showed on Wednesday, hitting its highest in 15 years and sharpening focus on whether the central bank will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 14:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

DAX slides as Italian budget unnerves markets


"The DAX index is steady in the Friday session, after sharp gains on Thursday. Currently, the index is at 12,275 points, down 1.31% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change plunged by 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 12:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation, point

EUR/USD ? Euro slides as Italy approves controversial budget


"EUR/USD is down slightly in the Friday session, after sharp losses on Thursday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1622, down 0.16% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change plunged by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 11:28
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation, trading

50-Basis Point Increase in Filipino Overnight Reverse Repo Central Bank Rate


"The Monetary Board at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas raised its key interest rate at a fourth straight scheduled monthly meeting and did so in the face of mounting inflationary risk that has persuaded of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 19:01
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, visa

Decision Day : The FOMC looms


"US markets Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve Board rate decision, as airlines, transportation and shipping companies are feeling the squeeze from higher oil p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 02:10
Taggar: inflation, market, oil, rate, us market

Steve Hanke: Central Banks Fuel Wealth Loss and Inflation ? The World Needs Less of Them


"Respected economist Professor Steve Hanke has chanted down central banks. While Hanke doesn’t tout cryptocurrency as an alternative, he does say that the world needs fewer central banks because..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 03:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, inflation

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 32)


"OANDA Senior Market Analysts Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Sterling wobbles on Brex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 21:55
Taggar: inflation, market

An Initial Tightening of Norwegian Monetary Policy


"Norway’s key central bank rate was raised 25 basis points to 0.75%. That’s the first increase in many years but will not be the last. The rate had been lowered by 175 basis points between..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound edges lower, investors eye UK inflation


"GBP/USD has edged lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3136, down 0.18% on the day. On the release front, there are no British events. The U.S will release the NAHB Housin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-18 14:32
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, market, trading

Bank of Russia Surprises Market with 25-Basis Point Key Interest Rate Hike to 7.5%


"According to a statement released by the Board of Directors, inflation is climbing toward 4% faster than expected and inflation expectations have moved slightly higher, warranting today’s decisi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 17:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

EUR/USD Jumps After US Inflation Misses Expectations


"EUR/USD rose sharply today after the US inflation report came out worse than was expected. The miss was not big, but it was enough to propel the currency pair higher. CPI rose 0.2%..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 20:20
Taggar: cpi, currency, currency pair, inflation, report

Gold dips as unemployment claims sparkle


"Gold has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing much of the gains seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1202.31, down 0.33% on the day. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 18:26
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation, inflation reports, report

GBP/USD ? British pound climbs to 6-week high, shrugs off BoE warning


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3104, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, there were key events on both sides of the pond. The Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Central Reserve Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"As telegraphed earlier this month, Turkish monetary authorities tightened monetary policy today in response to the continuing vicious cycle of lira depreciation, which had exceeded 50% year-to-date, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:12
Taggar: inflation, rate

U.S core inflation unexpectedly cools


"A gauge of underlying U.S. inflation unexpectedly cooled in August as apparel prices fell by the most in about seven decades and medical-care costs declined, offering Americans a respite from accelera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:44
Taggar: inflation, price index

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar at 2-week high, US consumer inflation next


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3006, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI, which is expected to post a g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:09
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro subdued ahead of ECB rate meeting


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1620, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, German Final CPI dipped to 0.1%, matching the forecast. The ECB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 12:32
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar at 1-week high on NAFTA hopes


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3075, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Capacity Utilization Rate. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 14:17
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, report, trading

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something Different


"People often wonder why a cryptocurrency with a limited supply like bitcoin has been gaining traction over the years. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world?s central banks have printed around $12..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 05:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, inflation

In Suspense Ahead of Tariff Announcements


"President Trump is expected to announce a huge ramp-up in tariffs next week, especially on imports of Chinese goods, and China will no to retaliate in kind. Some pundits worry this escalating trade wa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:55
Taggar: inflation, rate

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

Policy Monetary Policy Rate Left Unchanged at 1.5%


"The Monetary Policy Committee of the National Bank of Poland has left the reference interest rate at 1.5% since two 50-basis point cuts in the first quarter of 2015. That stance is being continued, ac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 21:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

BoC Keeps rates on hold at 1.5%, CAD falls


"No surprise, the Bank of Canada (BoC) has kept its overnight rate steady at +1.5%. The bank warned that heightened trade tensions represent a key risk to the global outlook. In the accompanying commun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 16:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Turkish central bank promises to act at next meeting


"Turkey?s central bank signalled on Monday it would take action against ?significant risks? to price stability, a rare move to calm financial markets after inflation surged to its highest in nearly a d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 16:36
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

New Month Kicks Off with Further Evidence of Accelerating Turkish Inflation, a Whole Lot of PMI Surveys, and North American Holidays


"U.S. and Canadian Markets are closed for Labor Day holidays. Turkish CPI inflation accelerated two percentage points to 17.9% in August, its highest level since the end of 2003. PPI inflation catapult..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 15:44
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, point, rate

Reuters: Venezuela?s Petro Has No Users, No Investors and No Oil to Back It Up


"The petro has stirred up a lot of debate among the cryptocurrency community, with some people who believe it is a successful example of using the technology to create resource-backed assets and bypass..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-02 17:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, inflation, oil

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as Eurozone CPI estimate close to estimate


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1661, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI is expected to dip to 0.1%. The US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 12:21
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

US Consumer Spending Rises in July


"U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July, pointing to strong economic growth early in the third quarter, while a measure of underlying inflation hit the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent targe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:12
Taggar: inflation, point

EUR/USD ? Euro ticks lower, investors await German CPI


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1695, down 0.11% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI is expected to dip to 0.1%. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 12:17
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound hits 1.30 as EU?s Barnier offers UK strong ties


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2986, up 0.89% on the day. On the release front, British shop price inflation posted a gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 17:21
Taggar: inflation, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen edges higher as investors search for cues


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.00, down 0.22% on the day. It’s a quiet start to the week, with no Japanese or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 16:26
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, trading

Venezuela Bolivar Re-Denomination Gets Smartphone App


"Hyperinflation has taken off to cartoon proportions in Venezuela, leaving the government to take rather drastic steps in trying to restore confidence in its domestic market. That?s a very heavy, ambit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 05:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, inflation, market

US Dollar Drops After Powell Stresses Gradual Approach to Rates


"The US dollar is lower against most major pairs on Friday. The greenback was waiting for U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Powell?s speech at the central bank summit in Jackson Hole but in the end no new inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 22:55
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate, share

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

DAX Jumps as investors cheer US-China trade talks


"The DAX index has started the week with strong gains. Currently, the pair is trading at 12,322, up 0.92% on the day. On the release front, German inflation disappointed. PPI dropped to 0.2%, short of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 13:37
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, point, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie rallies hard on inflation data


"Canadian headline inflation this morning beat market expectations and printed a seven-year high last month, while the measure of core-inflation remained relatively stable. Canada’s CPI rose +3.0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 15:12
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

DAX steady as US-China talks cheers investors


"After recording sharp losses on Wednesday, the DAX index has reversed directions in the Thursday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 12,200 up 0.13% on the day.  On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 14:33
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, trading

US Sanctions on Turkey Drive EUR/USD Down


"EUR/USD dropped to the lowest level in a year today on concerns that the negative impact of US sanctions against Turkey can spill over to the European bank..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 20:27
Taggar: bank, cpi, currency, currency pair, inflation

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

EUR/USD Falls Despite US PPI Missing Forecasts


"EUR/USD declined today even as US producer inflation missed expectations. Consumer inflation data will be released tomorrow, and if it fails to meet expectations as well that would..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 16:53
Taggar: currency, inflation

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

EUR/USD Volatile After NFP, Stabilizes Above Opening Level


"US nonfarm payrolls released today were mixed, with disappointing employment growth but solid wage inflation and falling unemployment rate. EUR/USD jumped immediately after the release, but..."

Bank of Mexico Decides Not to Raise Interest Rate after Latest Policy Review


"The Governing Board kept its overnight interbank interest rate at 7.75% but observed in a released statement that “since the last monetary policy decision, the balance of risks to the forecasted..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 22:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Czech National Bank Lifts 2-Week Repo Rate to 1.25% from 1.00%


"Developing economies like that of the Czech Republic depend on capital inflows, and these have diminished as a result of U.S. President Trump’s protectionist agenda. Currencies have depreciated..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 16:33
Taggar: bank, currencies, inflation, rate

Share Prices Falter? British and Czech Central Bank Rates Hiked


"The tone of tariff threats between the United States and China has intensified. The Turkish lira tumbled to an all-time low beyond the 5 per dollar level yesterday in response to the imposition of U.S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 14:25
Taggar: dollar, inflation

EUR/USD Attempts to Rally on Eurozone Inflation, Retreats to Opening


"EUR/USD attempted to rally today, bolstered by the better-than-expected inflation print for the eurozone, but failed and is now trading near the opening level. US re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 16:56
Taggar: inflation, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar unchanged ahead of GDP


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3042, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases its monthly GDP report, which..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 13:37
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, report, trading

Dollar Higher After Trump Administration Reopens Talks with China


"The US dollar rose on Tuesday after American inflation data was in line with expectations and consumer confidence came out higher than forecasted. The U.S. Federal Reserve wraps up its two day Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 00:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, inflation, market

CAC subdued over lack of fundamentals


"The CAC index has posted considerable gains in the Monday session. Currently, the CAC is at 5502, down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, there are no French or eurozone events on the schedule. O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 15:03
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, report

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

No Change in ECB Policy Stance


"The Governing Council’s fifth of eight scheduled meetings in 2018 ended as expected with no change in its policy stance. A released statement is upbeat about prospects for inflation rising back..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 17:51
Taggar: inflation

Aussie falters as CPI misses estimate


"But inflation climbs into RBA’s target range Despite headline CPI coming in below economists? forecasts, it crawled into the RBA?s 2-3% target range for the first time in over a year. Headline C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 05:19
Taggar: cpi, inflation

No Turkish Interest Rate Hike This Month


"Amid a vicious circle of currency depreciation and accelerating inflation, policymakers at the Central Bank of Turkey had hiked their benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points in April, 300 bps at an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 19:03
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, point, rate

Turkish Lira Slumps while Global Equities Perform Better


"Turkey’s sharp monetary tightening in May and June was unexpectedly not extended further this month, and the lira fell as much as 4% today. Turkish bond prices also fell sharply. Turkey’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 16:57
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation

Turkey?s central bank leaves policy rate unchanged, defying expectations


"Turkey?s central bank left its policy rate unchanged on Tuesday, bucking market expectations of a hike and sending the lira down sharply in the bank?s first policy decision since President Tayyip Erdo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 14:46
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 24)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump attacks Fed over ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 23:43
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Canada: Inflation Hit Six-Year-Plus High


"The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.5% on a year-over-year basis in June, following a 2.2% increase in May. This is the largest year-over-year increase in the CPI since February 2012. This monthR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 15:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index

USD Weaker After Trump Interest Rate Comments


"Canadian inflation data eyed as BoC ponders more hikes It?s looking like being a quiet end to the trading week, with the only notable economic releases coming from Canada and it being one of the less..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 12:47
Taggar: inflation, trading

South African reserve bank leaves repo rate unchanged at 6.5%


"South Africa?s central bank kept its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6.5 percent in a unanimous decision by members of the Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday, saying risks to inflation cited at pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 15:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?


"GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 13:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

Fed Powell advances the dollar


"Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about U.S assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the U.S’s economic growth and sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 12:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

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

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

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

US Import Prices Fell 0.4% in June


"U.S. import prices fell the most in more than two years in June as prices for petroleum products fell and a strong dollar weighed on the costs of other goods, pointing to benign import inflation press..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 17:45
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point

Dollar Gains vs JPY and CHF


"The U.S. dollar held steady at a six-month high against the Japanese yen and a two-month high against the Swiss franc on Thursday, bolstered by solid inflation data and investor sentiment that the gre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 22:05
Taggar: dollar, inflation, investment

EUR/USD Recovers on Mixed US Data


"The euro had fallen against the US dollar during the first half of the European trading session before the US macroeconomic data was released. Following the release..."

USD/JPY ? Dollar shrugs off soft CPI, pushes yen to 6-month low


"The Japanese yen continues to post losses this week. In Thursday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 112.50, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on inflation repo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 17:36
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

Dollar Mixed After Strong Inflation and Trade Concerns Cancel Each Other


"U.S. consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend continued to point to a steady buildup of inflation pressures that could keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:37
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar halts slide, U.S consumer inflation remains soft


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3152, down 0.43% on the day. In the U.S, the focus is on inflation reports. CPI edged down to 0.1%, shy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 14:20
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

Gold struggles as global trade tensions escalate


"Gold has posted considerable losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1246.24, down 0.74% on the day. On the release front, inflation reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:48
Taggar: gold, inflation, inflation reports, report

GBP/USD -British pound trading sideways, political drama continues


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3245, down 0.22% on the day. In economic news, there are key British releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:15
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, pound, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen ticks lower on mixed Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen continues to post losses this week. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.21, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Core Machinery Orders declined 3.7%, a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 16:11
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips, BoC rate decision looms


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3154, up 0.31% on the day. On the release front, In the U.S, the focus is on inflation reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 13:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Gold remains subdued, US job report misses mark


"Gold has posted small gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1255.58, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, JOLTS Jobs Openings fell to 6..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 18:24
Taggar: gold, inflation

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

Crypto Exchanges Are Suddenly Being Censored In Iran


"Iranians using cryptocurrency to hedge against inflation have recently hit a roadblock, an apparent outage of domestic onramps to the market."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 06:02
Taggar: currency, inflation, market

EUR/USD Strong After EU Immigration Deal


"EUR/USD jumped sharply today after the leaders of the European Union reached a deal about immigration. Strong eurozone inflation data also helped the currency pair. Meanwhile..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 18:18
Taggar: currency, currency pair, inflation, rate

US Consumer Prices Hit 2% Fed Inflation Target


"U.S. consumer prices accelerated in the year to May, with a measure of underlying inflation hitting the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target for the first time in six years. Consumer prices as mea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 15:11
Taggar: consumption, inflation, price index, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar steady ahead of Canadian GDP


"The Canadian dollar is steady in the Friday session, after posting gains on Thursday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3250, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases monthly GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 13:57
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, trading

No Plans to Lift New Zealand?s Official Cash Rate Anytime Soon


"The best contribution we can make to maximising sustainable employment, and maintaining low and stable inflation, is to ensure the OCR is at an expansionary level for a considerable period. So conclud..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 19:55
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen ticks higher as inflation meets expectations


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.95, up 0.16% on the day. In Japan, the focus is on inflation data. The Services Producer Pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 16:46
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, trading

US shouldn?t overreact to trade issues


"Wall Street is regrouping. Easy money has been made. The fiscal stimulus has been priced in for a long time. The Fed is an ongoing game, but the slightly easing price pressures along the U.S. yield cu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 15:28
Taggar: inflation

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

No rest for the weary


"No rest for the weary No rest for weary as the markets will get bombarded by events risk from virtually every angle this week. Trade war, elections, US data, Fedspeak, Eurozone inflation and the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-24 00:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

Bank of Thailand: No Change


"Thailand’s one-day repo rate was kept at 1.5% by a vote of 5-1. It’s been at that level since a 25-bp cut in April 2015. Unlike some Asian economies, Thailand runs a current account surplu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 16:33
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

More Trouble


"President Trump has approved a 25% tariff on $50 billion of Chinese imports. The Bank of Japan gave a gloomier assessment of inflation, downgrading its range to 0.5-1.0% from around 1.0% and observing..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 14:47
Taggar: bank, inflation

ECB Decisions and Draghi Press Conference


"Investors found the ECB message today somewhat more dovish than feared. To be sure, the released introductory statement confirmed that new asset purchases will be completed by the end of this year. Dr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 17:37
Taggar: inflation

Monetary Policy on Hold at Central Bank of Chile


"The monetary policy rate has been 2.5% since four 25-basis point cuts implemented within the first five months of 2017, and yesterday’s decision announced late in the day again resulted from a u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 16:58
Taggar: inflation, oil, point, rate

US Import Prices Rose in May


"U.S. import prices increased solidly in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of petroleum products and food, but underlying imported inflation remained benign. The Labor Department said on Thursday imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:36
Taggar: inflation, report

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"Today’s FOMC statement raises the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to a target of 1.75-2.0%, depicts a tighter labor market, upgrades the assessment of personal consumption recent condition..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 20:36
Taggar: consumption, inflation, market, point, rate

Gold Steady as Federal Reserve in Focus


"Gold has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1297.73, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, the Federal Reserve is expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 18:22
Taggar: gold, inflation, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound steady as CPI matches forecast


"The British pound continues to have an uneventful week. In Wednesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3378, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, British CPI remained pegged..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 17:50
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen steady ahead of Fed, BoJ rate statements


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.42, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the sche..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 16:55
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, price index, report, trading

Gasoline Prices Drove US PPI Higher in May


"U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in May, leading to the biggest annual gain in nearly 6-1/2 years, but underlying producer inflation remained moderate. The Labor Department said on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 16:43
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

Fed Hike Priced In But Market to Focus on Powell?s Words


"The US dollar is higher against major currencies on Tuesday after American inflation came in better than expected ahead of the eagerly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) two day meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 22:18
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Higher Ahead of FOMC Meeting


"EUR/USD rallied today as traders were anticipating that the Federal Open Market Committee will announce an interest rate hike tomorrow. Today’s strong inflation data supported suc..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 21:06
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, market, rate

Gold Hugging $1300, Investors Await Fed Hike


"Gold has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1297.56, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, consumer inflation numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 18:18
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower, US Consumer Inflation Meets Expectations


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground this week. On Tuesday, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3014, up 0.28% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the US, consumer inflation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 14:11
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, trading

Gold Subdued, Markets Glued to Trump-Kim Summit


"Gold is steady at the start of the trading week. In Monday’s North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1300.74, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, there are no maj..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 18:44
Taggar: gold, inflation, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s central bank policy rate was kept steady at 2.75%. That’s the level reached after a string of alternate odd-numbered monthly 25-basis point cuts beginning in May 2017 and ending in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 16:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Turkish Monetary Policy Tightened Significantly Further


"With PPI inflation over 20% and CPI inflation above 12%, monetary officials raised Turkey’s one-week repo rate by an additional 125 basis points to 17.75%, bringing the increase of that newly de..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:39
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key interest rate has been cut twice already this year by 25 basis points each in March and April, but the latest review left the rate unchanged at 3.0%. According to a statement from t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Gains Steam


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust labor market and firming inflation have ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:39
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

Dollar Loses Ground


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.9% against the euro, 0.5% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen, and nearly 2% vis-a-vis the Turkish lira. The lira had been slumping this year on rising infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 14:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, point, 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

Reserve Bank of India


"A trend reversal in the interest rate cycle has occurred. For the first time since January 2014, monetary officials raised their key repo and reverse repo rates to 6.25% and 6.0%, respectively. Althou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:17
Taggar: inflation, rate

National Bank of Poland


"The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5%, its level since cuts of 50 basis points each in January and March of 2015. According to a released statement, “Notwithstanding relativel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Canada Moves Closer to Enacting a Fourth Rate Hike


"The Bank of Canada’s overnight rate hike had earlier been raised by 25 basis points each in July and September of 2017 and on January 17, 2018. While leaving the rate at 1.25% at this week’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 18:07
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Dollar Pushes Yen Close to 110 in Thin Holiday Trade


"It’s a quiet start to the week for the Japanese yen. In Monday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.36, down 0.04% on the day. In the Asian session, the pair touched a high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 17:01
Taggar: inflation, trading

South African Reserve Bank


"A 25-basis point cut of the SARB repo rate to 6.50% in March had been the second such move since last July but was approved by only a thin 4-3 vote of the central bank’s monetary policy committe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

FOMC Minutes


"Comments within the May 1-2 minutes regarding U.S. economic conditions and prospects are unsurprising and embody little change. The labor market is strengthening, GDP growth is moderately paced, and i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 20:31
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

London House Prices Drop 0.2% in March


"House prices in London tumbled in March, with the annualised rate of inflation dropping to minus 0.7%, the steepest fall since 2009, according to official Land Registry figures for March. House prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:37
Taggar: inflation, rate

EU Still Expanding But Growth is Slowing Down


"Euro zone economic growth slowed much more sharply than expected this month, a business survey showed, which along with weaker inflation has intensified concerns there will be no return to the bloc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UK Inflation Falls to 12 Month Low


"UK inflation unexpectedly fell further last month to the lowest level in more than a year, as lower airfares provided some relief for cash-strapped Britons. The consumer price index dropped from 2.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:33
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

Hungary?s Accommodative Monetary Policy Settings Left Unchanged


"The monetary council at Magyar Nemzeti Bank left its base rate at 0.90%, the level since a cut in May 2016 and its overnight deposit rate at negative 0.15%, its level since a reduction last September..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Dollar Rises Amid Italian Coalition and China-US Trade Uncertainty


"The US dollar appreciated against major rival currencies on Friday. The dollar rally is back on after the two of the largest parties in Italy agreed to form a coalition government and Japanese inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 21:33
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation

OANDA Market Insights Podcast With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Italy deal spooks EU, Oil climbs ever hig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 20:38
Taggar: inflation, market, oil

Loonie Plummets on Weak Data


"Data this morning showed that Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed slightly last month, but remained above the Bank of Canada’s (BoC) +2% inflation threshold for a third consecutive month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 15:12
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, rate

DAX Shrugs off Weak German Inflation Numbers


"The DAX is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,119, up 0.03% on the day. On the release front, German inflation indicators were unexpectedly stronger. PPI and WP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 13:13
Taggar: indicators, inflation

EUR/USD ? Sluggish Euro Drops Below 1.18


"EUR/USD continues to trade quietly. In the Friday session, the pair is trading at 1.1784, down 0.10% on the day. The euro has lost 1.4% this week. On the release front, German inflation indicators wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 12:26
Taggar: indicators, inflation, trading

Bank of Mexico


"The Governing Board of the Bank of Mexico agreed unanimously not to raise the 7.5% overnight interbank rate further at this time. Higher inflation driven by peso depreciation driven by hostile U.S. po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

DAX Steady as Investors Look for Cues


"The DAX has posted slight gains and pushed above the symbolic 13,000 level in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,025, up 0.22% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 13:06
Taggar: indicators, inflation, inflation reports, report, trade balance

National Bank of Poland


"A 1.5% central bank reference interest rate will continue to be flanked by a 0.5% deposit rate and a 2.5% lombard rate. In a released statement, officials note “persistently low domestic inflati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

Watching Several Situations


"A weaker-than-expected Japanese GDP report saw negative growth on both a nominal and real basis last quarter. There was additional evidence of less inflation than assumed in Europe, and Australian wag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 15:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, report

DAX Steady as German CPI Matches Estimate


"In the Tuesday session, the DAX is at 13,027, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone CPI releases matched their estimates. ECB President Mario Draghi will speak at an ECB event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 13:06
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation

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

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate had been reduced 25 basis points in April to 8.5%, but today’s policy review held that rate as well as the 7.25% Standing Deposit Rate steady this time, declar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:33
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

US Import Prices Rise Less than Expected


"U.S. import prices rose less than expected in April as a rebound in the cost of petroleum products was tempered by a drop in food prices, the latest indication that inflation pressures were increasing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:31
Taggar: inflation, rate

EUR/USD Extends Rally Caused by CPI Miss


"EUR/USD extended yesterday’s rally caused by the miss of the inflation data. Today’s data in the United States was a bit mixed, but mostly decent. Yet th..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:20
Taggar: currency, currency pair, inflation

Loonie Looking For Further Gains


"Friday May 11: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday’s U.S inflation data, which came in lower than expected at +0.2% vs. +0.3% m/m, has possibly removed some pressure from the Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 12:07
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate, which underwent six 25-basis point cuts from May 2017 to March 2018, was kept steady after this month’s monetary policy review. While inflation rose in April..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 03:57
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of England


"The latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting ended without any change in the 0.5% Base Rate or in the Bank of England’s GBP 10 billion of corporate bond purchases and GBP 435 billion ceiling on..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 15:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Hits 3-Week High on Strong Oil Prices


"The Canadian dollar continues to improve and has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2770, down 0.66% on the day. On the release f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 14:46
Taggar: dollar, indicators, inflation, price index, trading

DAX Posts Gains, Investors Eye U.S. Consumer Inflation


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,983 points, up 0.31% on the day. In economic news, German and French banks are closed for a holiday. The ECB release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 14:18
Taggar: bank, bull, cpi, inflation, inflation reports, point, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady in Holiday-Thin Trade, US Consumer Inflation Next


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1884, up 0.27% on the day. In economic news, German and French banks are closed for a holiday. ECB rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 12:30
Taggar: bank, bull, cpi, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

US CPI takes the dollar off the boil


"US CPI takes the dollar off the boil Currency Markets U.S. Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent in April, less than the 0.3 percent rise projected. Naturally, there was a bit of disappointment f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 01:40
Taggar: bull, cpi, currency, dollar, inflation, market, oil, point, price index

Gold Trading Sideways After Trump Bombshell


"Gold is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $ 1313.48, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, producer price inflation repo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 18:11
Taggar: gold, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

US Producer Prices Rise Slowly in April


"U.S. producer prices barely rose in April after strong gains in the first quarter, held down by a moderation in the cost of both goods and services, which could ease fears that inflation pressures wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 16:22
Taggar: inflation, price index

Argentina Turns to the IMF For Help


"Argentina has started talks with the International Monetary Fund seeking financial rescue once again, as inflation soars and the currency sinks.Buenos Aires looks to be going through another economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:33
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Lack of Fundamentals Leaves Euro Trading Sideways


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1858, down 0.07% on the day. In economic news, there are no major events in the eurozone. The US will r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 12:13
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

No Sino/U.S. Trade Deal, Falling Turkish Lira, and U.S. Jobs Day


"U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has left Beijing with no agreement on trade. Investors wonder how soon tit-for-tat tariffs may follow. The Turkish lira tumbled by more than 1% overnight, moving past 4..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:26
Taggar: inflation

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

EUR/USD Attempts to Rally on Profit-Taking, Fails


"EUR/USD attempted to rally today as the dollar seemed rather soft due to profit-taking that followed the greenback’s strong performance yesterday. Yet the rally fai..."

The US Dollar is the market?s darling


"The US Dollar is the market’s darling   Currency Markets The USD had a slight wobble on the Feds latest statement redraft which was interpreted dovish on the surface. But below lurked a confiden..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 02:09
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, market

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials unanimously agreed to keep their monetary policy rate at 2.5%, the level since four 25-basis point cuts in the first five months of last year. A statement was released affir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 01:51
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

FOMC Statement


"Today’s just-released FOMC statement sets the stage for a rate hike in June. The view regarding economic activity and labor market conditions is as upbeat as in March. The comment on investment..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 20:11
Taggar: inflation, investment, market, rate

An FOMC Announcement and Lots of Data Releases


"In this second day of the third FOMC policy review of 2018, a statement will be released at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT). No rate changed is expected, and no subsequent press conference is scheduled. The fed..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 14:35
Taggar: inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Notwithstanding a lengthy 21 months since the last change of Australia’s official cash rate — a cut of 25 basis points to 1.5% — members of the RBA Board remain in no hurry to start..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:25
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

CNBC Survey Shows More Fed Rate Hikes and Lower Stocks


"The outlook for inflation ? and for Fed rate hikes to counter the threat ? continues to push higher. The CNBC Fed Survey sees little chance for a hike at May’s two-day meeting, which begins Tues..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:29
Taggar: inflation, rate

Fed Expected to Keep Rates Unchanged in May But Pick Pace in 2018


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to hold interest rates steady this week but will likely further encourage expectations that it will lift borrowing costs in June on the back of rising inflation and low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:11
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

US Consumer Prices Rise in March


"U.S. consumer prices accelerated in the year to March, with a measure of underlying inflation surging to near the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target as last year’s weak readings dropped ou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 16:34
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips, Inflation Data Next


"The Canadian dollar has lost ground in the Monday session, erasing the gains seen on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2873, up 0.34% on the day. In Canada, the focus is on inflation data. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 13:45
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, trading

Central Bank of the Russian Federation Leaves Policy as Is


"Breaking a streak of five straight reductions of the key central bank between last September and March and totaling 175 basis points, the Bank of Russia Board of Directors agreed to leave such unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 17:24
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point

Strong Yields Boost Dollar Awaiting ECB


"The US dollar is higher across the board against major pairs. US 10-year treasury bonds are above the 3 percent level making dollar shorts more expensive. Higher yields are a reflection of interest ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 22:27
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Dollar Yields to Higher Rates


"Wednesday April 25: Five the markets are talking about With U.S Treasury yields backing up, fixed income dealers are pricing in the possibility that there will be four Fed rate hikes this year and not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 12:19
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Above 109 Yen, Japanese Inflation Reports Meet Expectations


"USD/JPY continues to move upwards this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.14, up 0.40% on the day. On the release front, Japanese inflation data met expectation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 16:51
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, trading

US Stocks to Open Higher Despite Strong Fixed Income Market


"Wall Street was set for gains on Monday as optimism about the strong earnings season helped ease concerns on rising U.S. bond yields. The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasuries US10YT=RJR, the benchmark for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 15:40
Taggar: inflation, market

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Inflation Comes Up Short


"The British pound has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4220, down 0.48% on the day. On the release front, the UK released a host of inflation in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 17:48
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound, price index, trading

BoC Stands Pat ? CAD Plummets


"No Surprise As expected the Bank of Canada (BoC) held its benchmark interest rate steady (+1.25%) this morning as it warned “rising geopolitical and trade conflicts risk undermining global growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 16:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

GBP/USD ? Are We Nearing a Top? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss GBPUSD and this week’s UK data. Lower Inflation Poses Challenges For Central Banks Phew! Dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 16:00
Taggar: bank, cpi, dollar, inflation, market

Lessening Inflation in Europe and Some Significant Meetings


"Japanese Prime Minister Abe and President Trump are meeting in Florida. CIA Director Pompeo, who has been nominated by Trump to be Secretary of State, met secretly with North Korean President Kim Jong..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 13:06
Taggar: cpi, inflation

DAX Jumps to 10-Week High On Better Risk Appetite


"The DAX index has steadied on Wednesday, after posting sharp gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,615 points, up 0.25% on the day. On the release front,  the focus is on e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 10:17
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued Ahead of Eurozone CPI


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2365, down 0.04% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on eurozone inflation indicators. Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 09:55
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, trading

Bank of Israel Retains 0.10% Policy Interest Rate


"The last central bank interest rate change in Israel was a cut of 15 basis points in February 2015 to 0.10%. Previously the rate had been lowered by 75 basis points per year in 2011-14. The latest pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Monetary Authority of Singapore?s Semi-Annual Policy Review


"Monetary policy in Singapore is subordinated to the enforcement of a targeted exchange rate corridor. Officials do this by specifying three variables: the width of the Singapore dollar’s (SGD) p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 18:01
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point, rate, trading

Bank of Mexico Keeps Policy Rate at 7.5%


"Mexican monetary is  focused on on strengthening the anchoring of medium- and long-term inflation expectations and achieving the convergence of actual inflation on the 3.0% target. In response to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 21:30
Taggar: inflation

National Bank of Ukraine Decides Policy Now Sufficiently Tight


"From last October to the start of March, Ukraine’s policy interest rate was increased 450 basis points to 17.0% in just four incremental moves. That tightening abruptly reversed a prolonged easi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:10
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Dollar Gains Limited by Geopolitical Risks


"Thursday April 12: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets remain uneasy as growing geopolitical tensions rattle equities and commodities. Adding fuel to the fire is yesterday’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 12:22
Taggar: inflation, market

USD/CAD ? Are We Headed to Range Lows? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss the USDCAD. GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as US Consumer Inflation Sags European Markets Seeing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 17:58
Taggar: inflation, market, pound

National Bank of Poland


"No change was made in Polish monetary policy at the latest review. The reference interest rate has been at 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis point cuts in January and March of 2015. Prior to 2012, the ref..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 16:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Down Day for Stocks and Dollar


"Military conflict between U.S. and Russian forces in Syria appears at hand. Trump is promising missile strikes, and Russia claims to have the ability to knock them out of the sky before targets are hi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 16:02
Taggar: inflation, rate

U.S Consumer Prices Post First Drop in 10 Months


"U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in 10 months in March, weighed down by a decline in the cost of gasoline, but underlying inflation continued to firm amid rising prices for healthcare and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 14:55
Taggar: inflation, price index

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Rally Continues, US Consumer Inflation Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted strong gains this week, gaining 1.2 percent. In the Wednesday session, USD/CAD has risen 0.14% on the day. In economic news, there are no Canadian events on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 13:53
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, inflation

GBP/USD ? Pound Hits 2-Week High, Key Manufacturing Report Next


"The British pound has recorded gains for a third straight session. In Tuesday trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4160, up 0.26% on the day. On the release front, the sole British event was a speech from B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 18:06
Taggar: indicators, inflation, pound, trading

US PPI Increases More than Expected in February


"U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in March, boosted by rising healthcare and food costs, pointing to a steady buildup of inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 16:02
Taggar: inflation, point, price index

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged Ahead of US Inflation Reports


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2319, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, there are no major eurozone events. In the US, the focus is on infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 12:01
Taggar: indicators, inflation, trading

Gold Slightly Higher as Markets Cautious Over Trade War


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1335.86, up 0.19% on the day. In economic news, there are no US events on the sched..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 19:02
Taggar: gold, inflation

Trade Spat Fallout To Direct Markets


"Monday April 9: Five things the markets are talking about This week, the Fed and the European Central Bank (ECB) release minutes of their latest meetings, and China reports import, export (Friday) and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 12:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate, report

Reserve Bank of India


"The RBI Monetary Policy Committee’s first bimonthly policy statement of fiscal 2018/19 notes that the future trajectory of CPI inflation now seems likely to be somewhat lower than that imagined..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:41
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point

Weather Hits UK Services in March


"Key findings: Modest upturns in business activity and new work Employment growth slips to three-month low Strong rate of input cost inflation continues in March IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI March..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:18
Taggar: employment, employment growth, inflation, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Following back-to-back quarter percentage point hikes in Romania’s monetary policy rate, now 2.25%, during January and February, central bank officials left the rate unchanged at today’s r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 19:43
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been cut 25 basis points to 8.50%. By keeping the Standing Deposit Facility rate unchanged at 7.25%, the range between them has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 18:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

DAX Slide Continues as China Fires Back at Trump


"The DAX index has posted strong losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,813 points, down 1.57% on the day. On the release front, it?s another busy day. In the eurozone, in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 12:45
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher as Eurozone CPI Within Expectations


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at 1.2279, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, it’s another busy day. In the eurozone, inflatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 11:56
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, trading

Factory Sector Growth in the U.S. and Euroland Slowed Last Month


"The ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index in March printed at 59.3, 1.5 points lower than in February but still 0.2 points above January’s reading. Indices for incoming order..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 22:57
Taggar: employment, inflation, point

U.S Factory Sector Cools in March; Inflation Pressures Rise


"Data stateside this morning showed that U.S activity in the factory sector cooled last month, though a measure of prices for commodities rose quickly in a sign of rising inflation. The ISM said its cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:06
Taggar: inflation, market

China and U.S Tit-for-Tat Tariffs Start


"Monday April 2: Five things the markets are talking about Trading remains light, with major currencies little changed, amid the last day of the Easter holidays. Note: There is a bank holiday in most o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 12:28
Taggar: bank, currencies, employment, inflation, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slightly Higher, Investors Look for Cues


"EUR/USD has recorded slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2327, up 0.21% on the day. German banks are closed for a holiday. With no eurozone or US indicators on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 12:40
Taggar: bank, indicators, inflation, trading

Fed?s Ideal Inflation Measure Rises, Claims at 45 Year Low


"The personal consumption expenditures price index rose +1.8% in February from a year earlier, an increase last matched 12-months ago. The rise in annual inflation, which comes after the inflation rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 14:55
Taggar: consumption, inflation, price index, rate

South African Reserve Bank Cuts Interest Rate for First time in Eight Months


"By a narrow 4-3 vote, the Monetary Policy Committee cut South Africa’s repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5%. The first move of this easing was made in July 2017, and today’s reduction was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 18:21
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Hungarian National Bank


"Monetary policy settings were not changed by Hungary’s monetary council. The Base Rate remains at at 0.90%, its level since a 15 basis point cut in May 2016. The overnight deposit rate stays at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 17:12
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips as Tariff Tensions Ease


"USD/JPY has posted gains in the Tuesday session, continuing the upward movement we saw on Monday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 105.61, up 0.20% on the day. On the inflation fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 16:17
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs to 2-Month High, Investors Eye BoE Minutes


"The British pound has headed lower in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4233, up 0.72% on the day. On the release front, there are major events. We’ll hear fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 18:23
Taggar: inflation, pound, price index, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips, Inflation Reports Next


"USD/JPY has posted gains in the Monday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 104.97, up 0.22% on the day. It’s a quiet start to the week, with no US data releases. We?ll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 17:34
Taggar: inflation, trading

Central Bank of Russia


"The Board of Directors of the Russia’s central bank lowered the one-week repo rate another notch to 7.25% from 7.5% and served further notice in a released statement that they intend to “c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 16:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2919, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, it’s a busy day on both sides of the borde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 13:54
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, retail sales, trading

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)


"At the end of the latest policy review, Taiwanese monetary officials retained a 1.375% discount rate. It’s been at that level since four consecutive cuts of 12.5 basis points from September 2015..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:54
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Brazil Extends Declining Rate Cycle


"The Brazilian Selic rate was reduced by an additional 25 basis points to 6.50%, extending its cumulative drop to 775 basis points during the last year and a half. Inflation is below 3% and the target..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 04:04
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

FOMC Review


"As expected and revealed in a published statement and new economic projections, the Fed implemented a sixth 25-basis increase in its federal funds target range to 1.50-1.75% and upgraded its forecasts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 22:02
Taggar: inflation, market

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast Presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week  Trump picks Kudlow, Unilever moves to Rot..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 18:57
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, market, report

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

European Stocks Lower After Weak Inflation Data


"European stock markets struggled for direction on Friday, as traders absorbed reports of another impending prominent departure from the U.S. administration, fueling worries about uncertainty in the Wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 15:17
Taggar: inflation, market, point, report

DAX Higher Despite Soft Inflation Reports


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,417, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on inflation indicators. German Wholesale Price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 13:11
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, price index, trading

Central Bank of Norway


"Although the Executive Board of Norges Bank left the policy interest rate at 0.50%, it released a less dovish statement that moved up the likely first interest rate hike from next next autumn to the s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 18:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

DAX Edges Higher, Investors Await Eurozone CPI


"The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,259, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German events on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 13:08
Taggar: indicators, inflation, price index, trading

Risk -Off continues to seep.


"Risk -Off continues to seep. Risk off continues to seep through markets as traders scramble to revise both inflation and US growth forecast in the wake of a tepid CPI and PPI prints while FebruaryR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 02:11
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, point, retail sales

Gold Remains Listless as US Records Mixed Numbers


"Gold has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1324.62, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, consumer spending was a disappoin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:51
Taggar: gold, inflation, point, retail sales

Central Bank of Iceland


"Sedlabanki’s Monetary Policy Committee, meeting just five weeks after the last policy review, decided to leave Iceland’s seven-day time deposit rate at 4.25%, the level since a 50-basis po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, margin, point, rate

Will U.S Retail Sales Move the Needle?


"Wednesday March 14: Five things the markets are talking about U.S equities are under performing for a second consecutive day as markets continue to digest Monday’s economic and political news. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 13:35
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, report

Gold Edges Upwards as US Consumer Inflation Slips


"Gold has edged higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1326.52, up 0.27% on the day. In economic news, CPI and Core CPI both slowed to 0.2%. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 18:35
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation, report

EUR/USD Jumps After CPI Report


"EUR/USD traded in a range for the most part of the current trading session but jumped after the release of the US inflation report. While the CPI data..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 15:32
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate, report, trading

US Futures Edge Higher Ahead of Inflation Data


"Markets Gradually Recovering But Remain Vulnerable The next 24 hours will be of particular interest to traders in what is otherwise expected to be a relatively quiet week, with US inflation and retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 14:18
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, us market

Markets Look for a Second Opinion on U.S Inflation


"Tuesday March 13: Five things the markets are talking about European equities are drifting following a mixed session in Asia and the ‘mighty’ U.S dollar is steady as capital markets wait f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 12:33
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, oil, report

Investor Caution Lingers


"Investor Caution Lingers  In spite of the anaemic volumes overnight, the USD was broadly weaker.  Most are attributing the lower volumes to the start of spring break which is traditionally a time for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 02:18
Taggar: inflation

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

US Jobs Record Biggest Increase in 18 Months


"U.S. job growth surged in February, recording its biggest increase in more than 1-1/2 years, but a slowdown in wage gains pointed to only a gradual increase in inflation this year. Nonfarm payrolls ju..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:39
Taggar: inflation, point

US Stocks Open Higher After Strong US Employment Numbers


"Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday after payrolls data showed strong job additions in February, but a slowdown in wage growth pointed to a gradual rise in inflation, tempering expectations o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:38
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Fed?s Evans Still Concerns About Low US Inflation


"Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans told CNBC on Friday he’s still nervous about continued low inflation and would prefer to “wait a little longer” than the March meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:37
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

Dollar Divided on Trade Anxiety and Jobs Data Anticipation


"The USD was higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) published a hawkish statement but was neutralized by the central bank?s President Mario Draghi who remains concerned about low infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 22:51
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar, Unchanged, Housing Data Impresses


"USD/CAD is unchanged in the Thursday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2911. On the release front, there are a host of Canadian releases. Housing Starts and Building Perm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 16:05
Taggar: inflation, trading

Ex-Trump Chief Strategist Bannon: Cryptocurrencies Make Central Banks Redundant


"Bitcoin has always been considered by its staunch supporters a tool to bring about personal financial freedom from government control and censorship as well as taxation via inflation. As such, most po..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 00:36
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, inflation, rate

DAX Plunges to 6-month Low After US Imposes Steel Tariffs, German Retail Sales Slide


"The DAX index continues to head lower and has posted sharp losses in the Friday session. Currently, the index is trading at 11,962.50, down 1.88% since the Thursday close. On the release front, German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 12:33
Taggar: inflation, retail sales, trading

CAC Shrugs off Soft French Consumer Data


"The CAC index has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 5,338.50, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, French Consumer Spending dropped 1.9%, well off the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 16:07
Taggar: cpi, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, US GDP Next


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2775, down 0.02% on the day. The Canadian dollar has paused after Tuesday’s losses, but finds itself..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 15:04
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, trading

Op Ed: Why Millennials Migrate to Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency in Droves


"Millennials welcome new industry dynamics, but they have their own motivations for supporting the ascendancy of open-source, decentralized blockchains, many of which are unique to trends common for..."

Bank of Israel


"Although Israel’s central bank interest rate has been only 0.10% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2015 and a combined three percentage points of rate cuts over the prior four years..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips on Powell Testimony


"The Japanese yen has lost ground in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.45, up 0.48% on the day. On the release front, BoJ Core Inflation edged up to 0.8%, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 19:10
Taggar: durable goods, inflation, report, trading

US Stock Market Higher in Anticipation of Fed Chair Testimony


"U.S. stocks rose sharply on Monday, led by gains across sectors as investors bet that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will stick to a gradual rate-hike approach despite indications that inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 20:41
Taggar: inflation, rate

A New Sheriff in Town


"A New Sheriff in Town The markets are increasingly challenging to define as storylines shift from ECB and BoJ policy normalisation to the problematic US twin deficits and inflation. However, the dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 01:19
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, point

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM’s Jonny Hart discuss the week’s notable events in financial markets including a new first for cryptocurrencies and three major central banks p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 22:22
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, financial, inflation, loonie, market, rate

Week in Review for February 23, 2018: Sidechains, Stings and Venezuela


"In the past week, news from Venezuela was at the forefront, where crypto mining is way up due to cheap electricity. But their stab at launching their own crypto, the Petro, is not looking like a gr..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, inflation, manufacture, oil, point, profit, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Rallies on Inflation Data


"Statistics Canada data this morning showed that headline inflation in Canada slowed last month, while measures of underlying prices strengthened to their highest level in 18-months. Canada’s con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 15:53
Taggar: inflation, market, price index

DAX Edges Lower as German GDP Slows in Q4


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, the index is trading at 12,437.00, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, German Final GDP dipped to 0.6% for the fourth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 12:49
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, market, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German GDP, Eurozone CPI Match Forecasts


"The euro has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently the pair is trading at 1.2313, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, German Final GDP dipped to 0.6% for the fourth quarter, matching..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 12:24
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, market, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Falls to 107 Yen, Japanese Inflation Reports Next


"The Japanese yen has recorded considerable gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.03, down 0.68% on the day. On the release front, US unemployment claims dro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 18:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, inflation, trading

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..."

ECB Optimistic But Cautious


"The euro rose to a day’s high on Thursday shortly after the European Central Bank (ECB) released minutes of its January meeting.The currency hit $1.23085 at around 12:30 p.m. London time (7:30 a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 17:09
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation

GBP/JPY ? Bearish Breakout Ahead of Jobs Data and BoE


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks to Core Finance about the recent bearish break in GBPJPY and whether it signals more pain ahead. He also previews the UK jobs data and Bank of England inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:59
Taggar: bank, bear, finance, inflation, market, rate, report

Venezuela Launches ?Petros? Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism


"With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency.The cryptocurrency is designed to bypass U.S..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, inflation, market, oil, rate, trading

Yield-o-Mania


"Yield-o-Mania Global yields ratcheted higher after a stronger than expected jump on Germany’s PPI which bolsters the hotter than expected comprehensive inflation narrative. But it was the jump i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 02:24
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

Dollar Rebounds Awaiting Fed Minutes


"Rising inflation could urge central bank to tighten faster The USD rebounded against on Tuesday with North American markets coming out of a long weekend. The correlation between rising US bond yields..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 23:59
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market

FX Market Analysis ? 20 February 2018 (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses this week’s key event risks, with the most notable being the UK jobs report and BoE inflation report hearing. Craig also gives his live analysis on EU..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 19:12
Taggar: analysis, inflation, market, report

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jonny Hart talk about the key market events from the past week including the US inflation data and what it means for interest rates this year. They also discuss t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-18 14:54
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Dollar Regains Ground Ahead of Fed Minutes


"Higher US inflation fails to spark dollar revival The US dollar depreciated across the board versus major pairs despite consumer prices rising more than expected. Inflation anxiety had triggered a sel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 22:15
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, rate

US Bond Auction TIPS the dollar


"US Bond Auction TIPS the dollar A dismal US 30year TIPS auction is weighing on dollar demand as the sagging bid to cover ratio of 2.31 is signalling dwindling investor appetite as inflationary headwin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 02:12
Taggar: dollar, inflation

Dollar and Relative Inflation


"One theory of long-term exchange rate determination known as Purchasing Power Parity stipulates that currency movements have a tendency eventually to offset variations in relative inflation rates, suc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 22:13
Taggar: currency, inflation, rate

US 10 Year Yield Reaches Four Year High


"U.S. government debt yields notched new highs Thursday amid of a slew of new economic data that provided more evidence of inflation pressure. The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasury touched a fresh four-ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:41
Taggar: inflation, market

Bank Indonesia Keeps Policy Stance on Hold


"The 7-day reverse repo rate, the deposit rate and the overnight lending facility rate were retained at 4.25%, 3.5%, and 5.0%, respectively, at the February monthly meeting of Bank Indonesia’s Bo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

US/German Bond Yield Gap Hits 10-month high


"The gap between German and U.S. 10-year borrowing costs reached its widest point since April 2017 on Thursday after a higher-than-expected inflation print in the United States led to a sharp sell-off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 16:25
Taggar: inflation, market, point

U.S Producer Prices Rise in January


"U.S. producer prices accelerated in January, boosted by strong gains in the cost of gasoline and healthcare, offering more evidence that inflation pressures were building up. The report came on the he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 16:15
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate, report

Dollar Dives on Confidence, No Support from Fundamentals


"Thursday February 15: Five things the markets are talking about U.S bond yields have backed after an unexpected rise in U.S consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year – the core’s +1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 14:05
Taggar: inflation, market

Strong Inflation but Weak Sales Will Keep Fed on Rate Hike Path


"Bond yields rose and stocks slumped after an unexpected rise in consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year, making it more likely the Fed will raise interest rates three or more times this year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 20:35
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

Gold Jumps as Strong CPI and Weak Retail Sales Spook Markets


"Gold prices have posted strong gains in Wednesday’s North American session. Currently, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1348.04, up 1.41% on the day. On the release front, January consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 19:28
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as US Inflation Drags Down Dollar


"The British pound has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3867, up 0.53% on the day. On the release front, January consumer inflation beat expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound, trading

Bank of Thailand


"Thailand’s central bank policy interest rate has been at 1.5% since 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Monetary Policy Committee members decided to keep it at this pro-growth, accom..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:12
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Rally Continues as US Inflation Higher Than Expected


"The Japanese yen has posted sharp gains in the Wednesday session, continuing the upward trend seen on Tuesday. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 106.77, down 0.97% on the day. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 17:11
Taggar: inflation, trading

U.S. CPI Rises More Than Forecast on Apparel Costs


"U.S. consumer prices rose by more than projected in January as apparel costs jumped the most in nearly three decades, adding to signs of an inflation pickup that have roiled financial markets this mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 15:54
Taggar: financial, inflation, market, oil, price index

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher, Markets Await US Inflation Reports


"The Canadian dollar continues to trade sideways this week. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at 1.2576, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian indicators for a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 15:05
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, inflation, market, trading

Futures Higher But Market Remains Vulnerable


"Inflation and Retail Sales Data Eyed Markets Gradually Stabilize US futures are pointing to a stronger open on Wednesday, building on the small gains posted at the start of the week and offering some..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 14:25
Taggar: inflation, market, point, retail sales

Will it be a Valentines Day Massacre for the Dollar?


"Wednesday February 14: Five things the markets are talking about Are financial markets justified going from a growth story to an inflation narrative? Today’s U.S consumer price index (08:30 am)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 13:20
Taggar: financial, inflation, market, price index

US Dollar Rout Continues With Inflation Data in the Horizon


"Safe haven flows after the stock market collapse favour JPY and CHF The US dollar is once again on the back foot on Tuesday. The currency is softer against major pairs ahead of key US inflation data f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 22:18
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, market

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

US Stocks Fall Ahead of Inflation and Retail Sales Data


"U.S. stock indexes fell on Tuesday, undoing two strong days of gains that have settled some investor nerves ahead of a crucial reading on inflation. Strong U.S. consumer price and retail sales data on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 20:22
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

Gold Gains Ground as Weak Bonds Weigh on Dollar


"Gold prices continue to move higher this week. In Tuesday’s North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1326.90, up 0.32% on the day. There are no major events out of the US. O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:49
Taggar: gold, inflation, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as British CPI Surprises Markets


"The British pound has posted gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3892, up 0.39% on the day. On the release front, British CPI was unchanged at 3.0%, edging a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:19
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound, trading

UK Inflation Remained at 3% in January


"UK inflation stuck at its highest level for almost six years last month, continuing the squeeze on household budgets. The consumer prices index (CPI) held steady at 3% in January for the second month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 17:36
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of Peru


"In each of the last three years, Peruvian CPI inflation has hovered in the lower half of the 1-3% target, and such was at 1.25% last month with a 2.0% underlying core rate. Economic growth is expandin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 21:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Oil Prices Drop on Friday as Higher Production Looms


"Oil prices fell for a sixth day on Friday, and were on track for their biggest weekly loss in 10 months, as record-high U.S. crude output added to concerns about a sharp rise in global supplies. The d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:36
Taggar: inflation, market, oil

Bank of Mexico Tightens


"Mexico’s overnight interbank facility rate was lifted again, this time by 25 basis points to 7.5%. Today’s action is the twelfth increase dating back to December 2015, prior to which the p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 22:20
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate was left at 1.75%. In seven increments of 25 basis points, such was halved between June 2015 and November 2016 and has been at 1.75% fifteen  months. A released..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 08:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of India


"India’s Monetary Policy Committee maintained its existing rate structure including a 6.0% repo rate after its first scheduled review of 2018. It did this despite a 5.2% inflation rate at end-201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:32
Taggar: inflation, rate

National Bank of Poland


"The Monetary Policy Council at Narodowy Bank Polski agreed to leave interest rates unchanged at this week’s policy review. Since March 2015, a 1.5% reference rate has been flanked by by a 0.5% d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Are BoE Interest Rate Expectations Too Bullish?


"BoE to Release New Economic Forecasts Alongside Rate Decision The Bank of England holds its first monetary policy meeting of the year this week, after which it will release the quarterly inflation rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 19:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

Dallas Fed Chief Says Higher Wages Does not Equal Faster Inflation


"Higher wages in the United States will not necessarily lead to faster inflation, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said in Frankfurt on Wednesday. His comments countered widespread market speculation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 16:22
Taggar: inflation, market, spread

Reserve Bank of Australia?s Official Cash Rate Left at 1.5%


"The OCR has been 1.5% since the second of two 25-basis point cuts in 2016, which was engineered in August. The Reserve Bank of Australia Board schedules policy reviews on a monthly basis but skips Jan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 21:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

Jerome Powell Starts Fed Chair Position Facing High Volatility


"On day one, markets are already putting Fed Chair Jerome Powell to the test. Market volatility, largely absent until last week, picked up in the final days of Janet Yellen’s tenure, with interes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:36
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Morgan Stanley Says Inflation Anxiety Putting Pressure on Stocks


"Don’t expect stocks to rebound if inflation anxiety continues, according to Morgan Stanley. With price fears egging on Treasury rates, equities could be in for a disappointing few months as inve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:35
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

U.S. Economy Strengthened Relative to Euroland?s in January


"The ISM’s U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped 3.9 points to a 31-month high of 59.9 in January. Orders and jobs growth accelerated sharply. Production and inflation also pick..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 22:11
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

US Futures Add to Friday?s Losses


"Wall Street Poised For Sharp Losses Again on Monday US futures are trading back in the red again on Monday, adding to substantial declines seen on Friday when higher interest rate and inflation expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 15:00
Taggar: inflation, rate, trading

ECB Coeure says Inflation will Reach CB Goal Very Gradually


"Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said euro-area inflation will converge ?only very gradually? toward the European Central Bank?s goal, justifying the need to continue providing stimulus. Drawing a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 17:02
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves, GDP Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2281, down 0.45% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases GDP for December, which is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 15:02
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, price index, trading

Why Venezuela?s New National Cryptocurrency El Petro Will Fail


"Washington and legacy media are in a tizzy about Venezuela reportedly thwarting international sanctions by way of a dreaded state-backed cryptocurrency. A closer look reveals several stumbling blocks..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-28 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, inflation, report

EUR/USD at New Highs After ECB Stays Put


"EUR/USD continued to rise today after the European Central Bank left its monetary policy unchanged and ECB President Mario Draghi voiced confidence in economic growth and infl..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 21:12
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank Negara Malaysia Implements First Interest Rate Hike Since May 2011


"Since Malaysia’s last interest rate increase in 2011, there had been a pair of 25-basis point cuts in July 2014 and July 2016. But growth has been picking up and is expected to exhibit continuin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:03
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Dollar Reflecting an Erosion of Respect


"Viewed from a very wide angle lens, currency valuations reflect the present value of a country’s perceived future. The perceived economic potential of a nation plays a big role in this evaluatio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 20:25
Taggar: currency, inflation, rate

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

Op Ed: Here?s What Paul Krugman Got Wrong in His Bitcoin Tweetstorm


"Like many other mainstream economists, Paul Krugman has long-shown a complete disdain for Bitcoin. In late 2013, he went as far as to write a piece titled ?Bitcoin Is Evil? for his column in The Ne..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 17:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, gold, inflation, market, paypal, point, rate

U.S Dollar Shutdown


"Friday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about The U.S dollar again trades atop of its three-year lows against G10 currency pairs while Treasuries yields trade steady after yesterdayR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 13:26
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, inflation, market

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

Loonies Wild Ride: Bank of Canada (BoC) Hikes Rates


"The Bank of Canada has hiked overnight rates by a +25 bps to +1.25% on the strength of stellar employment data and a pickup in inflation. It can be viewed as a “dovish” hike as the BoC sig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:08
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

DAX Jumps, Investors Eye Eurozone CPI


"The DAX has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 13,306.50, up .80%. On the release front, there are no major German or eurozone releases. German inflation numbers w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 12:22
Taggar: cpi, inflation, trading

UK Inflation Eases in December


"British inflation eased off its post-Brexit vote high in December, official data showed on Tuesday, suggesting the financial squeeze on many households could be about to get a little bit easier.Consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 11:59
Taggar: financial, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Rally Pauses, German Inflation Numbers Mixed


"The euro is steady in the Tuesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2255, down 0.07% on the day. In economic news, Germany released inflation figures. Final CPI improved to 0.6%, matching th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 11:05
Taggar: cpi, inflation, trading

The Radical Vision of Futures-Backed Cryptocurrency


"An expert at software giant SAP has a radical idea for how central banks can eliminate inflation with cryptocurrency assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 15:20
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation

EUR/USD Rally Stopped by Good CPI Report


"Having initially rallied on the Brexit deal news (event A on the chart), EUR/USD dipped on the US inflation and retail sales data, but returned to a s..."

U.S Core CPI Posts Largest Increase in 11-Months


"U.S headline inflation was muted as expected last month (+0.1% vs. +0.1%e m/m), but there was movement in the closely watched underlying measure. Core-CPI prices, ex-food and energy, increased a seaso..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 15:53
Taggar: cpi, inflation

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peruvian Central Bank Board members continued the pattern of cutting their policy rate every other monthly meeting. As they had done in May, July, September, and November, officials cut such by 25 bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 04:14
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Canadian Dollar Caught Between Hot Economy and Cold NAFTA


"The US dollar loses ground against majors despite solid inflation data Rumours surrounded this week went from shrinking Chinese appetite of US bonds, to speculation that the US would pull out of NAFTA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 01:01
Taggar: dollar, indicators, inflation, retail sales

National Bank Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was lowered by 825 basis points from April 2013 though July 2016, but the executive board has implemented just a single 25-basis point cut in October 2017 to 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:16
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Key US Consumer Data Next


"USD/CAD continues to move sideways this week. In the Thursday session, the pair is trading at 1.2574, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI, a key housing inflation indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 15:00
Taggar: employment, inflation, trading

Bank of Israel Maintains Status Quo


"Having implemented three 25-basis point reductions per annum from 2011 to 2014 and one more 15-bp cut in February 2015, Israeli monetary officials have kept their central bank interest rate at 0.10% f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Poland Keeps Existing Policy Settings


"A statement released by monetary officials after they left the 1.5% reference interest rate at 1.5% — it’s been at that level since March 2015 — predicts decent growth ahead but at a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 17:16
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

UK Industrial Production to Make Positive Contribution in Q4


"British industrial output looks set to make a strong contribution to economic growth in the final months of 2017 but construction is likely to drag, official data showed on Wednesday.Economic growth s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 14:43
Taggar: inflation

Squeezed UK Consumer Cuts Back on Spending


"Inflation-squeezed British shoppers cut back on almost everything other than food in the last three months of 2017, leading to the biggest fall in non-grocery spending since 2009, industry figures sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 14:29
Taggar: inflation, pound

Investors Cautious Ahead of Week-End Reports


"Earnings, Retail Sales and Inflation Eyed on Friday US futures are trading a little flat once again ahead of the open on Tuesday, potentially a sign that markets have entered wait and see mode ahead o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 14:13
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, trading

Dollar Reflections on a Snowy Day Early in January


"Economic fundamentals improved last year in the United States and many other countries. Real activity grew faster. Inflation pivoted away from being troublesomely low to levels that still remained wea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 22:25
Taggar: inflation

US Dollar Weak Ahead of US Jobs Report


"Inflation data in Europe and US to guide Market The USD fell on Thursday despite a strong private jobs report released in the morning. The ADP showed that 250,000 jobs were added in December beating a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 00:32
Taggar: bear, inflation, market, report

Inflation to Remain Key to Fed Minutes


"Janet Yellen?s Federal Reserve probably didn?t make much progress last month toward resolving the biggest topic of debate during her tenure leading the central bank: low inflation.Minutes of the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 16:57
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Drifting Continues, Consumer Spending Shines


"USD/JPY has shown little movement since Thursday, and this trend continues on Tuesday. Japanese markets were open over Christmas Day, and some strong Japanese numbers on Monday could push the yen high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 14:35
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

Tepid Inflation weighs on the USD ( Bloomberg TV interview)


"Oanda’s Innes Says Lack of Inflation Weighs on Dollar Bloomberg Markets December 22nd, 2017, 12:59 PM GMT+0800 Stephen Innes, Asia-Pacific Head of Trading Asia at Oanda, discusses the U.S. dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 23:28
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, 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..."

Canadian Inflation Reaches 2.1% in November


"The country?s annual inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 per cent last month to reach its highest mark in nearly a year, Statistics Canada said Thursday. The November inflation reading followed a 1.4 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:00
Taggar: inflation, rate

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

Central Bank of Hungary


"The central bank’s monetary council again kept the Hungarian base rate at 0.90%, its level since a 15-basis point reduction in May of last year. Inflation still hasn’t risen in a sustained..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

How Bulletproofs Could Make Bitcoin Privacy Less Costly


"Bulletproofs, presented in a paper titled ?Bulletproofs: Short Proofs for Confidential Transactions and More,? describe a new zero-knowledge proof system. The proposal uses on-chain scaling for pri..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 16:33
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, inflation, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate was raised by another full percentage point to 14.5% just seven weeks after an initial increase of 100 basis points. As in Mexico, inflation has been higher..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Another Rate Hike at the Bank of Mexico


"Citing higher-than-desired inflation, the Bank of Mexico under a new president has raised its one-day interbank rate to 7.25% from 7.0%. This is the fourth increase of 25 bps in size this year, follow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank Rates in Chile, Peru and Colombia Left Unchanged


"The Central Bank of Chile’s main interest rate was retained at 2.5%, but a released statement expresses some concern about the effect of inflation staying below target might have on actual infla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"There has been a Filipino central bank rate of 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point cuts in the third quarter of 2014, and monetary officials still see no need to change that level. A statement after t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Turkey


"Current elevated levels of inflation and recent developments in cost factors have increased the risks on expectations and the pricing behavior. Accordingly, the Committee decided to tighten the moneta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 02:52
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

UK Gets Unexpected Boost From Black Friday Sales


"British shoppers pounced on electrical goods and other Black Friday bargains last month, giving an unexpectedly big boost to retail sales, which contrasted with earlier signs of a subdued start to Chr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:35
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

BoE Leaves Interest Rates at 0.5%


"The Bank of England’s (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 9-0 on Thursday to keep its monetary policy unchanged, leaving the U.K. interest rate at 0.5 percent in a result widely expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

EUR/USD Jumps After FOMC, Core CPI Miss


"EUR/USD rallied on Wednesday and remained at the elevated on Thursday due to news from the United States. Headline US inflation was within expectations, but the ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 05:01
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Venezuelans Turn to Bitcoin as Government Crackdown on Mining Intensifies


"In contrast to many people around the world, who adopt bitcoin to make a quick profit, citizens of Venezuela use the currency as a matter of sheer survival. Venezuelans resort to the cryptocurrency to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 00:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, inflation, profit

The Song Remains the Same


"The Song Remains the Same No surprise the Fed is holding onto transitory inflation narrative, but given the recent tepid wage growth, it’s getting more difficult for the market to digest even mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 22:35
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, market

Gold Ticks Higher, Federal Reserve Decision Looms


"Gold has ticked higher in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1246.42, up 0.16% on the day. On the release front, inflation numbers were a mix. CPI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 19:19
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation

USD/JPY ? Dollar Breaks Below 113 Yen Ahead as Fed Rate Hike Expected


"After little movement this week, USD/JPY has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.06, down 0.43% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Core M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 18:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, trading

Dollar Slips and Stocks Rise Ahead of Last FOMC Decision of the Yellen Era


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swiss franc and loonie. Core U.S. CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

EUR/USD Drops as Traders Wait for FOMC, PPI Shows Stable Growth


"EUR/USD dropped today as US producer inflation remained stable. Now, traders focus on the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. The FOMC started the two-day..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 22:46
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Fed Decision, US Inflation and Alabama Election to Guide Dollar


"US benchmark rate expected to be 25 points higher The USD was mixed against major pairs on Tuesday ahead of the release of the final results of the Alabama special election, inflation data in the US a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 22:37
Taggar: inflation, market, point, rate

UK Inflation Rises to 3.1% in November


"The U.K. inflation rate has increased to 3.1 percent, its highest level since March 2012, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released Tuesday. This puts consumer prices for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 16:25
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, price index, rate

Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, US Inflation Report Next


"The Canadian dollar has edged higher in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2828, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases on the schedule. The U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 14:36
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, trading

Americans Are Taking Out Mortgages to Buy Bitcoin


"People are taking out mortgages to buy bitcoin, says securities regulator Joseph Borg. Coupled with accounts of credit cards and equity loans being used to obtain bitcoin, it raises the possibility of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 06:30
Taggar: bitcoin, inflation

Gold Ticks Lower as JOLTS Jobs Openings Slips


"Gold has started the week with small losses. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1246.45, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, JOLTS Openings softened to 6.00 mill..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 19:10
Taggar: gold, inflation, price index

Bitcoin Is a New Haven From Hyperinflation for Rich Latin Americans


"Latin America has known far more than its fair share of economic troubles over the years. Whether it’s populist revolutions, military coups or some other calamity, the rich in the region always..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 10:10
Taggar: bitcoin, inflation, share

EUR/USD Erases Losses After NFP Show Disappointing Wage Growth


"EUR/USD was attempting to extend its decline on Friday but bounced back to the opening level after the release of US nonfarm payroll. While employment growth was solid an..."

Dollar Higher Ahead of Fed December Rate Hike


"Central bank decisions to dominate busy week The US dollar appreciated during the week as the tax reform inched closer to reality. Fundamental data in the US was positive for the currency but hourly w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 22:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, indicators, inflation, point

Canadian Overnight Interest Rate Target Left at 1.0%


"A statement released after the final scheduled Bank of Canada Governing Council meeting of 2017 observes that growth has evolved since the prior meeting along expected lines but also concedes that inf..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 17:30
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Drops After BoC Keeps Rate Unchanged Signals Caution


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday after a wait-and-see statement from the Bank of Canada (BoC) and falling oil prices. The BoC kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.00 percent. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 00:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, oil, rate

Australian Official Cash Rate Kept at Record Low of 1.5% as Expected


"The OCR of the Reserve Bank of Australia has been 1.5% since a pailr of 25-basis point reductions in May and August of last year. Governor Lowe’s statement after this month’s Board meeting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Muted USD reaction to Tax Reform


"Muted USD reaction to Tax Reform Its been a roller coaster of despondency given how failing the dollar continues to trade post-tax reform headlines. The FX markets remain tacitly focused on US inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 02:47
Taggar: dollar, fx market, inflation, market

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

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

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After Strong US Consumer Confidence


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Tuesday with the US dollar gaining on confident consumers and improving housing prices in the United States. Canadian producer prices rose 1.0 percent in October tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 23:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher Ahead of Inflation Reports


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2794, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases two inflation reports, and BoC G..."

Inflation Views a Highlight of Jerome Powell?s Confirmation


"At this week’s confirmation hearing of Jerome Powell for Federal Reserve chairman, his views on inflation may now be question No. 1. Powell is scheduled to testify on Tuesday before the Senate B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 18:26
Taggar: bank, inflation

Yuan rallies as funding cost highest in five months


"Nov 23 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies firmed on Thursday as the U.S. dollar weakened after the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting revealed dovish tones. The minutes showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 13:35
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, inflation

Dollar bulls licking their wounds


"By Masayuki Kitano (Reuters Singapore) SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar touched a two-month low against the yen on Thursday, having tumbled after the minutes of the Federal Reserve?s latest meet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 04:51
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

The Fed?s Ship is Listing ? Market Talk


"By: (james.glynn@wsj.com; @JamesGlynnWSJ 1936 ET ? Behind the dollar?s biggest drop in 8 months Wednesday is the Fed no longer so sure that low inflation will take care of itself. Yellen raised questi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 02:43
Taggar: dollar, inflation

ASEAN currencies continue to rally


"Nov 22 (Reuters) – Asian currencies firmed on Wednesday on the back of a weakened U.S. dollar after Federal Reserve chair Janet stuck by her prediction that U.S. inflation would rebound but adde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 07:31
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation

In Yellen we trust


"In Yellen we trust  The market spent the better part of Wednesday paring back USD exposure ahead of the FOMC minutes after Dr Yellen soft pedalled the reflation rhetoric all but signalling to the mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 01:52
Taggar: inflation, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After Soft Inflation to Lead BoC to Wait on Rates


"The USD/CAD gained 0.92 percent during the last five trading days. The currency is trading at 1.2801 despite the price of oil walking back most of the losses this week. A low inflation data point on F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 20:12
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, oil, point, trading

Bitcoin as an Unstoppable Force: Hyperbitcoinization Theory and Practice


"One of the earliest references to hyperbitcoinization (H-theory) derives from the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute. It describes a world waiting for bitcoin in the borderless, peer-to-peer sense. Especially..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, inflation

Eurozone Inflation Unrevised For October


"Euro data this morning offered up no new surprises – Eurostat’s second estimate of eurozone inflation for October was confirmed at +1.4%, down from +1.5% in September and well below the Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 12:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

EUR/USD Remains Little Changed Despite Slew of Economic Reports


"EUR/USD settled little changed on Wednesday (though it attempted to rally intraday) despite the large amount of economic reports in the United States. One of the..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 02:52
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Weak Oil and Upcoming NAFTA Talks


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday. The loonie lost 0.30 percent versus the greenback after solid inflation and strong retail sales data show the U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to announce a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 23:44
Taggar: dollar, inflation, loonie, rate, retail sales

Central Bank of Chile: Board Leaves Policy Unchanged


"Chile’s monetary policy rate had been reduced by 25 basis points four times during the first five months of 2017 to the current level of 2.5%. That’s higher than the present on-year CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:16
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Lower, US Consumer Data Next


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2758, up 0.20% on the day. There are no Canadian indicators on the schedule. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 14:25
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, inflation, trading

Global equity markets tanking


"By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP BUSINESS WRITER TOKYO ? Nov 15, 2017, 4:04 AM ET Shares fell in early European trading Wednesday after a bleak day in Asia, as sinking crude oil prices weighed on oil producer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 11:11
Taggar: inflation, oil, share, shares, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat Awaiting US Retail Sales and Inflation Data


"The Canadian dollar was appreciating against the US dollar in Tuesday morning trading, only for the tables to be turned after the release of the Producer Price Index (PPI) in the United States. The pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 23:28
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, trading

Gold Looks for Footing as US Inflation Moves Higher


"Gold prices have recovered in Tuesday’s North American session, after losing ground earlier in the day. Currently, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1278.73, up 0.03% on the day. On the re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 18:46
Taggar: gold, indicators, inflation

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued as British CPI Unchanged at 3.0%


"The British pound has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3121, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, British CPI remained unchanged at 3.0%, ju..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 17:59
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips Lower as US Inflation Beats Estimate


"USD/JPY has edged lower in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.63, down 0.22% on the day. In the US, inflation indicators were stronger than expected. PPI gained 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 16:56
Taggar: indicators, inflation, trading

Bank of Mexico


"In ten moves from December 2015 to June of this year, Mexico’s one-day interbank interest rate was raised from a low of 3.0% to the current 7.0% at which by unanimous vote this week it will rema..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 17:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Another Taxing Week Ahead


"Another Taxing Week Ahead  The Dollar always seems to struggle in the absence of tier one US economic data, so fortunately for the dollar bulls next week will offer up both US CPI and Retail sales. Bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 01:17
Taggar: bull, cpi, dollar, inflation, retail sales

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino reverse repo rate has been at 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point hikes in July and September of 2014. A statement released by the Monetary Board after the last review considers 3.0% to s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:08
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"CPI inflation is projected to remain near the midpoint of the target range, and longer-term inflation expectations are well anchored at 2 percent. Monetary policy will remain accommodative for a consi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s reference interest rate was left at 1.5% at this week’s monetary policy review. It’s been 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis pint cuts in the first quarter of 2015. The rate had..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 17:40
Taggar: inflation, margin, rate

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

Bank of England Lifts Interest Rate as Expected


"The Bank Rate was doubled to 0.50% because of a “steady erosion of slack” that “has reduced the degree to which it is appropriate for the MPC to accommodate an extended period of inf..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 18:15
Taggar: bank, inflation, 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

BoE Decision to Rock Sterling


"Thursday November 2: Five things the markets are talking about In the U.K the Bank of England (BoE) is expected to hike interest rates for the first time in more than a decade (+0.25 bps to +0.5% at 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 11:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

UK Manufacturing PMI Rises in October


"British manufacturers reported robust growth last month and rising inflation pressure, an industry survey showed, adding to the chances that the Bank of England will raise interest rates on Thursday f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 16:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, manufacture, rate, report

UK Manufacturing Sector Buoyed By Domestic Demand


"British manufacturers reported robust growth last month and rising inflation pressures, adding to the chances that the Bank of England will raise interest rates on Thursday for the first time in a dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 14:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, manufacture, rate, report

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

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slides as Canadian GDP Contracts


"The Canadian dollar continues to show a lack of movement this week. In the Tuesday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2903, up 0.51% on the day. In economic news, Canadian GDP declined 0.1%, short of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 14:16
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, trading

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

U.S Consumer Spending Rises Most in 8 Years


"U.S. consumer spending rose in September by the most since August 2009 as motor vehicle purchases surged in the aftermath of two hurricanes, Commerce Department figures showed Monday. Stagnant inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 14:41
Taggar: inflation, rate

Trend Change in National Bank of Ukraine?s Policy Rate


"Ukraine’s main central bank interest rate had been cut from 30% in August 2015 to 12.5% after a final cut made in May of this year, but officials at the latest policy review concluded that deter..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:05
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

ECB Plans to Reduce QE Purchases to ?30 Billion a Month


"The European Central Bank will reduce its monthly bond purchases next year, a step toward ending a program that has already spent more than 2 trillion euros ($2.4 trillion) trying to revive euro-area..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 14:00
Taggar: bank, inflation

BoC to Set the Loonie?s Tune


"Wednesday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about Later this morning, the Bank of Canada (BoC) will release its rate statement and quarterly monetary policy report (10 am EDT). No rate c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate, report, retail sales

Venezuelans Risk ?Energy Theft? Arrest and Police Extortion Mining Bitcoin


"Agence-France Presse (AFP) reports Venezuelans hard-hit by hyperinflation are still apt to mine the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, even though they’re subject to immediate arrest for..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, inflation, report

Quantum Computing and Building Resistance into Proof of Stake


"While both mining via Proof of Work (POW) and staking are two of the most popular ways to perform work to earn income, cryptocurrencies are also susceptible to advances in computing, which..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 17:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, inflation, leverage, rate

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials once again left the key interest rate at 2.5%. The last reduction in May capped four 25-basis point moves during the first five months of 2017 to the current level. The rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-20 02:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Israel


"Israel’s key interest rate was left at 0.1% as expected. A released statement observed continuing sub-target inflation and a recently firmer shekel. Growth is in line with its potential non-infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank of Korea


"Although keeping the Bank of Korea Base Rate unchanged at 1.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut in June 2016, the vote to do so was not unanimous and an accompanying statement revised projected..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, investment, market, point, rate

Mostly Firmer Dollar Tone


"The dollar recorded overnight gains of 0.5% against the yuan, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie, swissie, and peso, and 0.1% versus the yen and Australian doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-17 14:07
Taggar: dollar, inflation, inflation reports, kiwi, loonie, report

EUR/USD Little Changed as Euro & Dollar Struggle to Find Direction


"EUR/USD moved lower today, but the drop was meager as neither the euro nor the dollar showed clear direction during the Monday’s trading session. The greenback cont..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-16 21:41
Taggar: dollar, inflation, report, trading

Cleveland Fed Chief Wants CB to be Preemptive With Rates


"Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester warned Friday policymakers cannot wait until inflation hits 2% before continuing with normalizing interest rates. “I don’t think we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 19:26
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Euro Putting Economy at Risk


"The stronger eurozone currency, which has surged to surging to two-and-a-half year highs against the US dollar, has put pressure on Germany’s exports, which is a serious problem for continental..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 16:28
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, market

Market Eyes on Wyoming, Texas and D.C.


"Speeches by Yellen at 14:00 GMT and Draghi at 19:00 GMT highlight today’s agenda at the central banking summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The big economic mystery is the apparent disconnection be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 14:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Lowflation a Real Problem For Central Banks


"Persistently low inflation, or “lowflation,” is vexing lots of people. According to the recent minutes of policy meetings of the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, central bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 11:02
Taggar: bank, inflation

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

Central Bank of Chile


"The latest review of Chilean monetary policy ended with a decision to leave the key interest rate at 2.5%, the level since the last of four 25-basis point cuts implemented between January and May of t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-17 01:00
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

FOMC Minutes


"Minutes from the July 25-26th Federal Open Market Committee policy meeting revealed compartmentalized thinking on the two policy normalization issues. Committee members were split over whether a recen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-16 23:42
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Another Russian Central Bank Interest Rate Cut


"The Bank of Russia’s 50-basis point key interest rate cut to 9.25% decided today is larger than analysts were expected. Officials justified the decision by noting that inflation fell sharply las..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 19:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD Trims Gains Despite Slow US Economic Growth


"EUR/USD rallied today following the release of data that showed a surge of eurozone inflation this month. (Event A on the chart.) The currency has trimmed its g..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 16:52
Taggar: currency, inflation, report

Eurozone Inflation Rose to 1.9% Year to April


"Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone pushed up to the European Central Bank’s target in April following a spike in underlying price pressures. Statistics agency Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

EUR Up on Inflation Beat Despite Draghi Warning


"US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Friday as we await economic data and earnings for the first quarter. It?s already been a lively start to trading in Europe where we got some surpri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 13:07
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, trading

DAX Yawns as Eurozone CPI Beats Estimate, US GDP Next


"After starting the week with strong gains, the DAX has shown little movement. The index is trading at 12,446.25 in the Friday session. In the eurozone, German Retail Sales dropped to 0.1%, matching th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 12:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, retail sales, trading

Aussie to remain in offered mode ?


"The Australian dollar caught a bit of a tailwind heading into this morning’s private sector credit and the Purchaser?s Price Inflation  Index releases,  coming off session lows below .7450  as t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 03:29
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

Dollar Higher But Sensitive to Growth of US Economy in Q1


"US GDP could point to a slowdown in the pace of growth The US dollar is higher against most majors after the European Central Bank (ECB) decided to keep rates and monetary policy unchanged despite imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 22:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, point, rate

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

EUR/USD Drops After ECB Makes No Changes to Monetary Policy


"EUR/USD dropped today after the European Central Bank made no changes to its ultra-loose monetary policy, in line with market expectations. ECB President Mario Draghi was optimistic abo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 19:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Flat as BoJ Shows Cautious Optimism


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 111 line. On the release front, the BoJ maintained interest rates at -0.10%. Later in the day, consumer indicators wil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 17:23
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, rate

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

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

No Fireworks from the BoJ


"Right on expectations and little change on JPY At some point, the BOJ is expected to slow the pace of JGB purchases, but with inflation remaining stubbornly below the 2 % target the BoJ maintains curr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 05:22
Taggar: currency, inflation, point

Russian Inflation Rose Ahead of CB Meeting


"Russian consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in the week to April 24, gaining pace ahead of a central bank rate-setting meeting, data from the Federal Statistics Service showed on Wednesday. Once persiste..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 16:23
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

BOJ Deputy Governor Running Simulation on Exit Strategies


"Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata said on Tuesday the central bank was conducting a study of how it could end its massive monetary stimulus in the future, but acknowledged it was still far fro..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 16:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Australian Inflation Rose in Last Quarter but still Short of Target


"Australian consumer price inflation tiptoed atop 2 percent last quarter for the first time since 2014 as petrol, health care and education got more expensive, a hopeful sign that the danger of deflati..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 15:51
Taggar: bank, inflation

Asian Currencies bounce on buoyant risk sentiment


"The IMF said emerging economies could face the double threat of rising protectionism as it could reduce demand for their exports, and that U.S. inflation and faster interest rate hikes could spark cap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 08:27
Taggar: inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged, Markets Eye BOJ Rate Statement


"USD/JPY has started the week quietly, as the pair trades at the 110 level in Monday’s North American session. On the release front, there are no US economic releases. Later in the day, Japan wil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 16:26
Taggar: indicators, inflation, rate

Kuroda: Current Pace of Purchases to Continue for Some Time


"Live on Bloomberg TV Bank of Japan (BoJ) Governor Kuroda said “I think the current pace of purchases and monetary base increase would continue for some time? * FX rate can affect inflation in sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 16:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Inflation Continues to Eat into UK Budgets


"Inflation ate further into the budgets of British households last month, according to a survey of consumers, adding to signs that households will be feeling under pressure in the run-up to the June sn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 12:35
Taggar: finance, financial, inflation

US Inflations Falls for First time in 12 Months


"The cost of goods and services for American consumers fell in March for the first time in more than a year, reflecting a decline in gasoline prices that?s put a halt for now to rising inflation. The c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-14 14:33
Taggar: inflation, price index

Gold Remains High Despite Inflation Drop


"Gold prices remain near their overnight five-month high following data that showed a drop in pipeline inflation pressures last month. Thursday, the U.S. Labor Department said its Producer Price Index..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 16:38
Taggar: gold, inflation, price index

US Consumer Sentiment Beats Expectations in April


"Consumer sentiment beat expectations, rising to 98 in April according to the University of Michigan. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the index to drop to 96.5 in April from last month’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 16:10
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, finance, inflation

U.S. Producer Prices Decline for First Time Since August 2016


"Wholesale prices in the U.S. declined in March for the first time since August 2016, a sign broader inflation will accelerate only gradually, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. Key Points ? Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 14:37
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, rate, report

CAC Dips on Trump Dollar Statement, Geopolitical Jitters


"The CAC 40 has dropped below the 5100 level, as the index is trading at 5,073.00 in Thursday trade. On the release front, France and Germany both released consumer inflation data. German Final CPI dro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 12:55
Taggar: cpi, inflation, trading

Several Disinflationary Signs Around the World


"Chinese consumer prices fell 0.3% on month in March and  remained below a 1% 12-month trend at 0.9%. PPI inflation settled back to a 2-month low of 7.6%. U.S. import prices posted a monthly drop (0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 16:55
Taggar: inflation

USD/JPY ? Geopolitical Tensions Boost Safe-Haven Yen


"USD/JPY has steadied in the Wednesday session, as the pair trades at 109.70 in the North American session. In economic news, Japanese Core Machinery Orders bounced back with a gain of 1.5%, but this w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 16:50
Taggar: inflation

Indian Inflation Rises Less Than Expected on Food


"India?s inflation rose less than expected in March, taking pressure off the central bank for more action after it unexpectedly tightened monetary policy last week. Key Points Consumer prices rose 3.81..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 15:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

U.S. Import Prices Post Largest Drop in Seven Months in March


"U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in seven months in March as the cost of petroleum declined, but the underlying trend pointed to a moderate rise in imported inflation as the dollar’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 14:48
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"After leaving their key interest rate unchanged at 4.0%, the level since a cut of 25 bps last July,  Serbian monetary officials released a statement that again stressed their expectation that inflatio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 17:26
Taggar: inflation, rate

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

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate has been again  maintained at 4.25% even though actual inflation and expectations of future inflation in the short run have moved higher. The rate has been at this le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 18:59
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Indian Central Bank Keeps Rate Unchanged at 6.25%


"The Reserve Bank of India kept its repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent for a third consecutive policy meeting on Thursday as it continues to guard against any potential flare-up in inflation and an un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 18:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

New Turn of Events on Several Fronts


"At an unscheduled Czech National Bank policy meeting, the 27 koruna per euro ceiling imposed since November 2013 was lifted, and the currency strengthened marginally over 1.0% in response. The backdro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 17:15
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, margin

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

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s monetary policy rate has been 1.75% since a 25-basis point cut in May 2015. This month was saw the fifteenth consecutive Board meeting without an interest rate change. From April 2014..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 19:42
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

BOJ Easing Turns 4 as 2% Inflation Remains Elusive


"Four years have passed since the Bank of Japan (BOJ) began its ultra-easy monetary policy under the leadership of Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda. The central bank implemented the unprecedented monetary policy o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Analyst Warns Fed Obsession with 2% Inflation is a Mistake


"The Federal Reserve’s long-held inflation target of 2 percent should be thrown into the “academic ditches,” closely followed analyst Peter Boockvar warned on Monday. The remarks by t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:20
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

APAC Market Update: Feeling Deflated


"Fridays core inflation numbers from the U.S., Europe and Japan were anything but, giving the U.S. Dollar a helping hand to start the week. Trading is off to a quiet start in Asia this week with the ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 07:38
Taggar: dollar, financial, inflation, market, trading

EUR/USD Halts Decline Even as Eurozone Inflation Disappoints


"EUR/USD halted its decline today, rising a bit, even though eurozone inflation slowed sharply this month. (Event A on the chart.) The possible reason for the relativ..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 19:19
Taggar: dollar, inflation

Bank of Mexico Tightens Again


"With the peso trading much better lately, Mexican monetary officials throttled back the size of its incremental hike of the overnight money rate to 25 basis points. However, with inflation still crest..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 17:29
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, trading

Sharp German Numbers Sends DAX to 2-Year High


"The DAX Index has edged higher in the Friday session, as the DAX trades at 12,249.50. On the release front, German data were strong. Retail Sales jumped 1.8%, well above the estimate of 0.7%. As well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 12:39
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

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

South African Reserve Bank Repo Rate Held at 7%


"A statement released after the year’s second monetary policy review speaks of an improved inflation outlook over the past couple of months. GDP, which grew 0.3% last year, is projected to expand..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 17:04
Taggar: inflation

EUR/USD Drops After USD GDP & German CPI Reports


"EUR/USD dropped today following the release of economic reports from the eurozone and the United States. German inflation slowed this month, missing expectations, according to..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 15:26
Taggar: inflation, report

Two More Rate Hikes in 2017 About Right


"Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said the Federal Open Market Committee?s median estimate for two more rate hikes this year ?seems about right.? ?That?s my forecast as well,? Fischer said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 13:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Retains Loose Policy


"Hungary’s monetary policy interest rate has been at 0.90% since a 15-basis point reduction in May 2016 and continues to be augmented by unconventional stimulus. A policy statement released today..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 16:39
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

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

Bank of Russia Cuts Key Interest Rate to 9.75%


"Having previously cut its interest rate by six percentage points during the first seven months of 2015 and by an additional 50 basis points each in June and September of last year, most analysts were..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 16:56
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

Central Bank of Colombia


"A statement has been released after the third 25-basis point reduction of Colombia’s benchmark interest rate in four months. The rate becomes 7.0%, lowest since last May. From April 2014 until J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 00:21
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Filipino Central Bank Interest Rates Unchanged


"At the second meeting of the monetary board of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, all policy settings including the 3.0% reverse repo rate were kept unchanged. A released statement calls inflation manageabl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 16:56
Taggar: inflation, rate

Gold Rally Continues on Market Disappointment with Fed, Weak Housing Report


"Gold prices continue to move higher on Wednesday, as the base metal has posted daily gains for a sixth straight day. In the North American session, the gold is trading at $1251 per ounce, its highest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 19:56
Taggar: gold, home sales, inflation, point, trading

West Texas Crude ? Crude Inventories Surplus Sends WTI to 14-Week Low


"West Texas crude has lost ground on Wednesday, continuing the downward movement which marked Tuesday trading. In the North American session, WTI crude futures are trading at $47.78. Brent Crude future..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 18:58
Taggar: day trading, home sales, inflation, point, trading

UK Household Outlook Most Downbeat Since 2013


"British households are more downbeat about the outlook for their finances than at any time since late 2013 as rising inflation squeezes their disposable income, a survey showed on Wednesday. Official..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 15:53
Taggar: finance, inflation

GBP Rallies as CPI Surpasses BoE Target


"The pound rose to the highest in three weeks and gilts fell as U.K. inflation accelerated more than forecast to break through the Bank of England?s target for the first time since 2013. The data showi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 15:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

EUR En Marche after French Presidential Debate


"US equity markets are expected to open a little higher on Tuesday, tracking broad gains in Europe where only the FTSE is currently trading lower, as sterling?s strong gains way on the outward looking..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 14:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, pound, rate, trading

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

Central Bank of Chile Cuts Interest Rate to 3.0%


"The Chilean monetary policy rate had been 3.5% for 13 months until a 25-basis point reduction in January, and now a second such cut has been engineered and statement released suggesting more easing ma..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 15:04
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey: No Further Rate Hikes This Time


"A statement released after the latest policy meeting observes that inflation has risen sharply lately, notes that monetary policy has been tightened sharply over recent months, and elects to stay with..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 18:30
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"The reverse repo rate, deposit rate, and central bank lending facility rates were held steady as expected in Indonesia at 4.75%, 4.0%, and 5.5% as expected. A released statement projects continuing gr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 17:31
Taggar: bank, bear, inflation, rate

FOMC Statement & Projections


"The FOMC hiked its fed funds rate target 25 basis points to 0.74-1.0%. There was a single dissent, Minneapolis Fed President Kashkari, who favored no change. The released statement is similar to the p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 20:32
Taggar: inflation, investment, point, rate

U.S Producer Prices Increase 0.3% in February


"U.S. producer prices moderated in February, but the trend pointed to a steady building up of inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand increas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 14:42
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbian monetary officials retained a 4.0% key interest rate, observing that inflation is hovering near 3.0%, the mid-point of its 1.5-4.5% target range and expected to remain with that corridor. Ther..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 14:12
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

DAX Moves Higher on Optimistic Draghi Comments


"The DAX Index has moved higher in the Friday session, trading at 12,059.75 in European trade. In economic news, German numbers were mixed. The trade surplus was almost unchanged at EUR 18.5 billion, s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 13:33
Taggar: inflation, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Hugging 1.06 Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading just above the 1.06 line. On the release front, German numbers were mixed. The trade surplus was almost unchanged..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 13:04
Taggar: inflation, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru Maintains 4.25% Interest Rate


"The last change in Peru’s central bank interest rate was a 25 basis point cut in February 2016 that culminated a percentage point of easing in the space of five months. A released statement afte..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 03:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

ECB Keeps Bond-Buying, Rates Unchanged


"The European Central Bank kept its quantitative-easing program unchanged as policy makers gauge whether a recent jump in inflation will endure. The Governing Council reaffirmed its decision that month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 14:50
Taggar: bank, inflation

Oil Tumbles For Second Day, ECB in Focus


"The ECB is stealing the spotlight temporarily from the Federal Reserve today as it announces its latest monetary policy decision and hopefully offers some guidance for the rest of the year. While infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 14:05
Taggar: inflation

ECB Unlikely to Rock the Boat Any Time Soon


"The European Central Bank is set to keep monetary policy on hold on Thursday as it casts a cautious eye ahead to high-risk elections in the Netherlands and France during an upsurge in populist, anti-e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 09:56
Taggar: bank, inflation

National Bank of Poland?s Reference Interest Rate Left at 1.5%


"A released statement following the Monetary Council’s meeting on March 7-8 asserts that a recent considerable rise of total CPI inflation reflects things that are beyond the control of monetary..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 18:08
Taggar: cpi, inflation, 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

UK Consumer Cautious as Inflation Ticks Higher


"U.K. retailers offered further evidence on Tuesday that they may be in for a tough year. Amid warnings that faster inflation will squeeze consumers, the British Retail Consortium said the last three m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 13:56
Taggar: inflation

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

Many Are Mulling Over the Idea of Retiring on Bitcoin


"Bitcoin has surpassed the value of gold for the first time. In parallel, Bitcoin?s deflationary properties are becoming more relevant as the specter of inflation starts lurking again in the U.S. and t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, gold, inflation

Fed Chair Yellen Says March Hike Appropriate if Data Holds UP


"The Federal Reserve is set to raise its benchmark interest rate later this month as long as economic data on jobs and inflation holds up, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday, in comments that likely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 20:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed Lacker Urges Rate Hike to Prevent Mistakes from Past


"The Federal Reserve should heed the lessons of the 1960s and raise interest rates to prevent inflation from accelerating suddenly and uncomfortably, one of the Fed’s most hawkish policymakers su..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 20:48
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed March Rate Hike Will Distance it Further From ECB


"Two of the world’s biggest central banks are likely to find themselves with a bigger policy gap by the end of the coming fortnight The European Central Bank on Thursday will resist calls to star..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 17:13
Taggar: bank, inflation

Eurozone Services See Fastest Growth in Almost Six Years


"Euro zone private sector business activity rose at its quickest pace in nearly six years in February, accelerating across all major economies with job creation reaching its fastest in almost a decade..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 13:21
Taggar: bank, inflation

EU Inflation Rose in February


"Official figures are expected to show inflation in the 19-country eurozone rose again in February — a development that would further galvanize critics of the European Central Bank’s stimul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 19:25
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil

US Unemployment Benefits Fell to 44 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 44-year-low last week, pointing to further tightening of the labor market even as economic growth appears to have remained moder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 19:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s key policy interest rate will remain at 14.0%. Monetary officials released a statement after making that decision that concedes that risks of greater inflation have become greater sinc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 18:32
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia


"Malaysia’s central bank kept a 3.0% overnight policy rate and released a statement that projects continuing domestic demand-led growth of a bit over 4.0% and a modest rise in core CPI inflation..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 18:20
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

Eurozone Inflation Hits ECB 2% Target


"Euro-area inflation accelerated to the fastest pace since January 2013, providing fresh arguments to those calling for an exit from the European Central Bank?s monetary stimulus program. Consumer pric..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 15:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

Widest U.S. Manufacturing Advantage Versus Euroland in Two Years


"The Institute of Supply Management’s U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped 1.7 points in February to a 28-month high of 57.7. This faster improvement of conditions was led by new o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:28
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Canada Kept Rate Unchanged 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. CPI inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:22
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

Euro Zone Manufacturing Touches Six Year High in February


"Euro zone manufacturing growth accelerated to a six-year high in February as a weaker euro helped drive strong demand for its exports, with inflationary pressure showing further signs of recovering, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:02
Taggar: inflation, rate, share

German Central Banker Says Euro Zone Inflation Will be Higher in 2017


"Euro zone inflation is likely to be sharply higher in 2017 than projected but will still dip towards the end of the year, Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann said on Wednesday, arguing that accommodati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 16:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil

German Inflation Rises in February to Four Year High


"German inflation accelerated further in February, reaching its highest level in four-and-a-half years and surpassing the European Central Bank’s price stability target of just under 2 percent, p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 16:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Consumer Spending Rose in January


"U.S. consumer spending rose less than expected in January as the largest monthly increase in inflation in four years eroded households’ purchasing power, pointing to moderate economic growth in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 16:43
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Eurozone Inflation Pressures Building in Manufacturing


"Euro-area manufacturing accelerated for a sixth month in February amid signs that inflation pressures may be starting to build as factories struggle to keep up with demand. A Purchasing Managers? Inde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 15:45
Taggar: inflation, rate

U.S. Consumers Spend Less Than Forecast as Inflation Bites


"Consumer spending rose less than projected in January as rising prices pinched Americans? wallets, leading inflation-adjusted purchases to fall by the most since 2009. The 0.2 percent advance in spend..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 15:35
Taggar: inflation, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Ahead of German CPI, Manufacturing Reports


"EUR/USD is slightly lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0540. It’s another full day on the release front, with a host of events in the eurozone and the US. German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 11:50
Taggar: employment, inflation, report, trading

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Keeps Hungary?s Base Rate at 0.90%


"Between August 2012 and May 2016, Hungary’s central bankers reduced their Base Rate from 7.0% to 0.90%. The last eight changes, five in 2015 and three last year, were each 15 basis points in siz..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 18:36
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips as US GDP Misses Estimate


"USD/CAD has posted slight losses and is under pressure in the Tuesday session. Early in North American session, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.32 level. On the release front, Canadian RMPI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 15:53
Taggar: inflation, trading

Inflation Weighs on UK Consumer Spending Plans


"British consumer morale edged lower in February as rising inflation following last year’s Brexit vote made householders warier about the outlook for their finances, surveys showed. Two separate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 15:29
Taggar: finance, financial, inflation, market, point, rate, report

Israel?s Central Bank Interest Rate Left at 0.10%


"Two full years have now passed since the last Israeli interest rate change, a 15-basis point cut to 0.1% from 0.25% undertaken in late February 2015. A released statement observed positive on-year CPI..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 17:55
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Inflation in Spain Well Above ECB Target


"Spanish inflation accelerated further above the European Central Bank?s price stability mandate, coinciding with an increase in utility bills. Consumer prices, calculated using an EU-harmonized method..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 16:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Canadian CPI


"USD/CAD is showing limited movement in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading just below the 1.31 line. On the release front, it’s a busy day on both sides of the border. Canada rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 12:30
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, market, trading

Dow Hits Tenth Straight High


"The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at an all-time high for the 10th consecutive day Thursday, as the dollar slid for a second straight session after minutes from the Federal Reserve?s last meetin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 11:06
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves to 113, Fed Minutes Next


"The Japanese yen has improved in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at the 113 level. In economic news, the US releases Existing Home Sales and the Federal Reserve will publish the m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 13:48
Taggar: home sales, inflation, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips and Recovers, UK GDP Looms


"GBP/USD has shown some movement in the Tuesday session but remains unchanged. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2470. On the release front, BoE Governor Mark Carney testified bef..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 20:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, report, trading

APAC Markets Press ahead


"Expectations of a hike have increased since Donald Trump was elected president in November as dealers bet his big-spending, tax-cutting plans will fan inflation. And the latest reading on prices incre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 05:24
Taggar: inflation

UK House Prices See Slowest Growth Since 2009


"Asking prices for homes in England and Wales are rising more slowly due to rising consumer price inflation, worries about Brexit and tighter lending rules, property data firm Rightmove said on Monday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 12:24
Taggar: inflation, market

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

Bank Indonesia


"The BI Board kept its seven-day reverse repo rate at 4.75%. It was cut last year six times between January and October, each time by a quarter percentage point. A statement released today projects 5.0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 21:11
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Fed Vice Chair Says CB on Right Path


"The Federal Reserve expected the current improvement in U.S. inflation and employment and, while monetary policy remains accommodative, it is headed on the right path in removing that stimulus, Fed Vi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 16:28
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

Markets React to ECB Minutes


"Published minutes from the last ECB meeting (known as the ECB Account) allayed concerns that the recent spike in inflation to around the central bank’s target would not lead to an abandonment of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 15:33
Taggar: bank, inflation

UK Wage Growth Slows as Labour Market Nears Full Capacity


"Wages grew 2.6% in the three months to December, faster than the rate of inflation, figures show. However, the rate of wage growth slowed down, leading analysts to suggest households could face a R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 17:37
Taggar: inflation, rate

US Data Strong But Should Wages Be a Concern?


"The first batch of releases in our US economic data marathon today painted a fairly optimistic picture for the US, with CPI inflation rising 2.5% from January last year, core inflation rising 2.3% ove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 16:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, retail sales

US Yields Higher After Strong Inflation Data


"Treasury yields touched their highest levels in more than two weeks on Wednesday after a strong reading on consumer-price inflation was seen strengthening the Federal Reserve’s case for raising..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:51
Taggar: inflation, rate

Gold Lower After Strong US Data


"Gold remains under considerable pressure after inflation data sees its biggest rise in four years. Thursday, the U.S. Labor Department said that the Consumer Price Index for January rose 0.6%, followi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:47
Taggar: gold, inflation, price index

US Consumer Prices Had Big Rise in January Inflation Higher


"U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in nearly four years in January as households paid more for gasoline and other goods, suggesting inflation pressures could be picking up. The Labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:37
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index

U.S CPI Increased By Most in Fours Years


"The U.S. cost of living increased in January by the most since February 2013, led by higher costs for gasoline and other goods and services that indicate inflation is gathering momentum. The consumer-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:32
Taggar: inflation, price index

Yellen Testimony Headlines Lively US Session


"Focus will be very much on the US on Wednesday as we await Janet Yellen?s second day of testimony, this time before the House Financial Services Committee, and prepare for an onslaught of economic dat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 13:45
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, retail sales

Yellen Before Congress Says Unwise to Wait for Too Long to Hike


"Waiting too long to raise interest rates would be “unwise” as economic growth continues and inflation rises, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told Congress on Tuesday. Repeating caution that she and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Producer Prices Rose in January


"U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in January, recording their largest gain in four years amid increases in the cost of energy products and some services, but a strong dollar continued to ke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 16:50
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index

Rising Inflation the Latest Headache For Central Banks


"Global central banks have spent trillions of dollars and the years since the financial crisis battling to ward off deflation and with mounting signs that their efforts are now paying off, inflation nu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 15:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, inflation, market

NY Fed Inflation Expectations Rose in January


"A measure of U.S. inflation expectations rose for a second straight month in January to its highest level since mid-2015, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey released on Monday that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 20:26
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged as Investors Look for Cues


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.0630. It’s a very quiet day on the release front. German inflation improved, as WPI came in at 0.8%, above the forecast of 0.3%. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 15:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation

Fed Will Be Strict in Hitting Dual Mandate Targets


"U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said there was significant uncertainty about U.S. fiscal policy under the Trump administration, but the Fed would be strict in meeting targets of creati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 10:11
Taggar: employment, financial, inflation

Energy Products Boost U.S. Import Prices


"U.S. import prices rose more than expected in January amid further gains in the cost of energy products, but a strong dollar continued to dampen underlying imported inflation. The Labor Department sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 16:15
Taggar: dollar, inflation

USD/JPY ? Dollar Climbs Close to 114 on Strong Jobless Claims


"The Japanese yen is almost unchanged in the Friday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 113.60. On the release front, Japanese numbers were a mix. The PPI inflation indicator posted a gain of 0.5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 13:01
Taggar: inflation, point, trading

Another Mexican Central Bank Rate Hike


"The U.S. election put Mexico in a world of hurt. A variety of policy initiatives by the new administration north of the border has weakened the peso sharply, driven Mexican import prices considerably..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 23:03
Taggar: inflation

Filipino Monetary Policy Unchanged After First Review of 2017


"The Monetary Board at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas kept the overnight reverse repo at 3.0%, the overnight lending rate at 3.5%, and reserve requirements at 3.0%. A released statement continues to proje..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 18:51
Taggar: inflation, rate

Fed?s Bullard Plays Dovish Saying Low Rates in 2017


"U.S. interest rates can likely remain low through at least 2017, with no clear sense yet of whether the new Trump administration’s policies will touch off higher inflation or growth, St. Louis F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 17:11
Taggar: bank, bull, inflation, rate

USD/CAD- Canadian Dollar Edges Higher on Soft US Jobless Claims


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.31 line. On the release front, Canadian inflation numbers disappointed, as NHPI posted a small gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 16:36
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, trading

RBI More Concerned With Inflation Than Demonetization


"Economists may be have fretted over how demonetization would hit India’s economic growth, but the subcontinent’s central bank is focused more on its old foe, inflation. The Reserve Bank of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 14:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s 7-day repo rate has been at 1.5% since a 50-basis point cut in March 2015. Inflation has risen lately for reasons largely beyond the control of monetary policy. According to a released..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 17:57
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of India: No Rate Change and More Hawkish Statement


"India’s Monetary Policy Committee failed to cut its interest rates, which many analysts had expected. There had been a cut in the reverse repo rate in December to 5.75% from 6.0% and cuts in bot..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 17:42
Taggar: inflation, rate

Not Accommodating, Reserve Bank of India Surprises


"Wednesday February 8: Five things we are talking about With global data continuing to paint a mixed picture on the pace of inflation in the developed world has investors proceeding with caution, and f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 13:52
Taggar: inflation, market

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

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"Fifty-basis point increases in Sri Lanka’s central bank lending and deposit rates last February and July reversed half of the previous cumulative easing engineered from October 2012 to April 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 17:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Romania Keeps 1.75% Interest Rate


"Romania’s 25-basis point central bank rate reduction in May 2015 was its ninth and last such cut since the start of 2014. The latest monetary policy review observed inflation to still lie below..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 17:22
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Japanese Wages Dropped in December


"Japanese wages, on an annual inflation-adjusted basis, dropped in December for the first time in a year, government data showed on Monday, a setback for hopes that consumer spending can increase and h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 17:21
Taggar: inflation

The Pressure Cooker


"NFP As usual on NFP Friday it all about the jobs data. While the headline surged, the inflation hawks ruled the skies after a tepid 0.1% month over month reading.  While the USD sold across the board..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-05 01:14
Taggar: inflation, market

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

Pre NFP squaring


"  Pre NFP squaring   Much of the price action revolved pre NFP position squaring. The one exception was sterling that tanked after the latest BOE inflation forecasts. All eyes are on the Greenback tod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 03:40
Taggar: inflation

Non-farm Jobs Report Preview (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the upcoming US jobs report and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDJPY and Gold. Dollar in Need of Strong Jobs Report to Rec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 17:20
Taggar: analysis, dollar, gold, inflation, market, report

BoE Super Thursday Preview (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews Super Thursday which includes the February Bank of England meeting, the quarterly inflation report and Governor Mark Carney’s press conference. He also..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 19:34
Taggar: analysis, announcement, bank, fed announcement, inflation, market, report

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

Bank of Japan Review


"By another 7-2 vote with Kiuchi and Sato again dissenting, monetary policymakers voted not to change its interest rate targets, the size of quantitative easing, the medium-term inflation target, guida..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 19:12
Taggar: inflation, rate

European Annual Inflation Reached 1.8% in January


"Euro-area inflation accelerated more than forecast to effectively reach the European Central Bank?s goal, which may intensify a debate among policy makers about their long-running stimulus programs. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 12:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

European Debt Rises After German Inflation and French Election Risk


"The cost of borrowing across Europe spiked up Monday as German inflation figures and French elections triggered concern over whether central bank stimulus could be cut short. Official data from German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 21:58
Taggar: bank, inflation

Euro Falls to 11 Day Low After German Inflation Miss


"The euro slipped to a 11-day low against the dollar on Monday after German inflation data came in slightly weaker than expected, which took some pressure off the European Central Bank to wind down its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 21:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation

Gold Rises on Inflation Signs


"Gold futures on Monday traded modestly higher as signs of growing inflation helped bolster prices. A packed week of economic data and a meeting of the Federal Reserve may also influence the trajectory..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:58
Taggar: gold, inflation, market

Japan Should Link Fiscal Policy to Inflation


"Japan should delay raising the sales tax and commit to an expansionary fiscal policy until inflation meets the Bank of Japan’s 2 percent inflation target, Nobel laureate Christopher Sims said on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:48
Taggar: bank, inflation

Risk Aversion Seen at the Start of Busy Week


"European bonds fell on signs inflation was quickening in Germany and equities retreated. The dollar weakened earlier as Donald Trump?s order halting some immigration reverberated around the world. Gov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:20
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, rate

Dollar Stumbles After Soft GDP and Trump Negotiation Skills


"Central banks to remain on hold with politics at the forefront The dollar is weaker after the Trump administration remained more focused on anti-trade policies than the fiscal stimulus and infrastruct..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-27 22:35
Taggar: bank, bull, dollar, inflation

Mexico Far Reaching Implications in APAC


"Markets in Australia and Japan were positive in early trade after Japan’s inflation data showed improvements and markets stateside clocked new record highs, even as threats of a trade war with M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-27 03:24
Taggar: inflation, market

National Bank of Ukraine


"The Ukrainian central bank interest rate was left unchanged at 14%. The same action was taken at the prior policy meeting in early December. A sharp decline of CPI inflation from 43.3% in 2015 to 12.4..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 17:57
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

South African Reserve Bank Meeting


"The repo rate was left unchanged at 7.0% by unanimous vote and as expected. Such had previously raised in six moves from January 2014 through March 2016 from a base of 5.0%. A statement released after..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 19:04
Taggar: inflation, rate

A 75-Basis Point Hike in Turkey?s Overnight Lending Rate


"Officials at the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey project only moderate growth consistent, under ordinary conditions, with declining inflation. But because of domestic political uncertainty and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 18:39
Taggar: bank, currencies, inflation, market, rate

Turkey Raises Key Rate to Tighten Liquidity as TRY Slumps


"Turkey?s central bank raised its overnight lending interest rate on Tuesday and said it would tighten further if necessary, building on recent extraordinary measures to bolster the lira and contain it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 16:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Australia Pre CPI View


"But traders said it was unlikely the Aussie would push higher during the session, as markets wait for Wednesday’s fourth-quarter consumer price data. Economists are predicting headline inflation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 05:17
Taggar: aussie, inflation, market

Central Bank of Israel


"Israel’s monetary committee retained a minimal key interest rate, which has been at 0.1% since a 15-basis point reduction in nearly two years ago in late February 2015. The central bank’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 23:07
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Fed?s Lacker Favors Fast Rate Hike Path


"Jeffrey Lacker, the hawkish president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said on Monday he is worried inflation could surge unless the U.S. central bank raises interest rates faster than his fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 20:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USDJPY Slides in APAC Trade


"But the dollar — which soared in November and December on expectation his big-spending, tax-cutting, deregulation plans would fan inflation — continued to struggle in January. In early tra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 05:29
Taggar: dollar, inflation

Needham: Banning Does Not Prevent Bitcoin Adoption


"Needham & Company LLC, released a note for investors Thursday on the ‘Economic and Financial Turmoil Driving Bitcoin Interest & Adoption’. The note discusses various indicators the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, indicators, inflation, oil

Canada: December Inflation Rate Rises to 1.5%


"Canada?s annual inflation rate rose less than expected in December as cheaper food costs offset higher gasoline prices, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday, leaving inflation below the Bank o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 16:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, 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

Central Bank of Chile Cuts Interest Rate


"A 25-basis point reduction to 3.25% was the first change in Chile’s monetary policy rate since a 25-basis point hike way back in December 2015. The move follows an unexpected deceleration of CPI..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 02:49
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

European Central Bank


"All things considered, the Governing Council of the ECB sent a dovish signal to the marketplace but announced no policy modifications after the first of eight scheduled reviews in 2017. Consider, for..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 18:52
Taggar: inflation, market

Bank Negara Malaysia


"Following a percentage point of tightening in 2010-11 and a subsequent 25-basis point hike in July 2014, the Malaysian overnight money rate target had stood at 3.25% until a 25-basis point reduction l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 18:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conference


"The European Central Bank kept its super-easy monetary policy unchanged as expected on Thursday, maintaining extraordinary stimulus to aid a tepid recovery in growth after nearly a decade in the doldr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 16:25
Taggar: bank, inflation

ECB Leaves Bond-Buying Program Unchanged as Inflation Gains


"The European Central Bank left its quantitative-easing program unchanged as policy makers wait to see if a pickup in inflation will be sustained. The Governing Council reaffirmed its December decision..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 15:41
Taggar: bank, inflation

Expect ECB?s Draghi to be Boring


"Thursday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about Today we get more rate talk from the ECB, however, do not expect it to be as exciting as the Fed’s Janet Yellen comments yesterday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 13:27
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

Yuan falls as USD recovers


"The pound and euro both weakened in overnight trading amid the dollar?s strength. They recovered slightly on Thursday morning ? the pound rose by 22 cents or 0.17 per cent to US$1.2283, while euro inc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 05:55
Taggar: dollar, inflation, pound, trading

European Central Bank Expected to Hold in 1st Meeting of 2017


"US inflation and Yellen comments boost USD ahead of ECB The European Central Bank (ECB) will publish its minimum bid rate on Thursday, January 19 at 7:45 am EST. Central banks will be off to a slow st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 23:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BoC Pessimism Sends CAD Sharply Lower


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how today’s Bank of Canada meeting and why the Canadian dollar is coming under pressure, then gives his analysis on some charts. USD/JPY ? Dollar Pu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 19:05
Taggar: analysis, bank, dollar, inflation, market, rate

Higher Gas, Rental Costs Boost U.S. Consumer Inflation


"U.S. consumer prices rose in December as households paid more for gasoline and rental accommodation, leading to the largest year-on-year increase in 2-1/2 years and signaling that inflation pressures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 16:06
Taggar: inflation, price index

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips Ahead of BoC Rate Decision


"The Canadian dollar has reversed directions and recorded losses in the Wednesday session. Early in North American trade, USD/CAD is trading slightly above the 1.31 line. On the release front, US infla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 15:43
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate, trading

Poll Sees UK Consumer Spending Slowing


"British consumers will be cautious about spending this year as inflation soars, but the country will avoid recession as the Bank of England is expected to maintain its ultra-easy policy stance, a Reut..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 14:26
Taggar: bank, inflation

Sterling Remains in Focus This Morning


"We have another busy session in store on Wednesday as we get jobs data from the UK, inflation data from the eurozone and US and hear from a few Federal Reserve officials including Chair Janet Yellen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 09:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, pound

BoE?s Carney Will Face Inflationary Pressures Sooner Rather than Later


"Mark Carney says his tolerance for faster inflation is limited, and the signs are that those limits will be tested.  As the Bank of England governor prepares to deliver his first speech of 2017 on Mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 20:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, report

Week Ahead Trump Presser Weakens Dollar Awaiting US Inflation Report


"Dollar softer ahead of inflation, BoC and ECB The defining moment of the week for the USD came as the first press conference of the President-elect Donald Trump unfolded. Few details on topics the mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 23:21
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, share

Inflationary Amber Light


"After the election of Donald Trump, the dollar, U.S. equities, long-term interest rates, and commodities rose initially. Some of these changes have been pared, but they reflect a changed perceived eco..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 22:50
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady, Markets Eye US Retail Sales and Consumer Confidence


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3130. On the release front, there are no Canadian events on the calendar. It’s a busy day i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 13:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, indicators, inflation, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Inches Lower Ahead of Key US Numbers


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.50. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the calendar. In the US, we?ll get a look at retail s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 13:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Up Ahead of US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD continues to move higher and has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0650. On the release front, German inflation numbers were strong, as WPI jumped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 11:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, retail sales, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Although Peru’s key central bank rate was left at 4.25%, its level since the last February’s last of four cuts of 25 basis points each in the space of five months, a released statement rev..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 23:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

US Import Prices Rise in December Despite Strong USD


"U.S. import prices rose in December, boosted by higher prices for petroleum products, but a strong dollar kept underlying imported inflation in subdued. The Labor Department said on Thursday import pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:05
Taggar: dollar, inflation

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

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Jumps as Trump Press Conference Disappoints


"The Canadian dollar has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3050. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI, an important inflation indicator. In the US, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 14:56
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

National Bank of Poland


"The 1.5% central bank reference rate since a 50-basis point cut in March 2015 was decreed still appropriate in a released statement that observes slower growth last quarter, projects moderate growth t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 18:54
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady, US Jobs Report Next


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades at 1.0570 in North American trade. On the release front, French Industrial Production posted a sharp gain of 2.2%, easily beating the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 16:15
Taggar: industrial production, inflation

Greater Calm


"Not much is happening this Tuesday. Several data releases corroborate other recent indications of improving global growth, mounting confidence, and rising inflation around the world. The dollar is unc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 14:47
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Fed?s Rosengren Calls for Gradual, but Faster, Interest-Rate Hikes


"Fed President Eric Rosengren on Monday called for the U.S. central bank to step up its pace of interest-rate increases from the once-a-year pattern it has pursued since 2015, warning of inflation risk..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 15:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Asian Markets Bouyant


"Stephen Innes, senior trader at OANDA, said the focus would now be on a speech by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen on Friday, which would be pored over for clues about the bank’s outlook for it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 04:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed Minutes Uncertainty


"Stephen Innes, Senior Trader Asia Pacific Trader, OANDA discusses the latest Fed minutes talked about “considerable uncertainty” alluding to Trump’s fiscal intentions. As far as inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 04:28
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

UK Unit Labour Costs Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2013


"British labour costs rose at the fastest annual rate since late 2013 in the three months after the country voted to leave the European Union, despite continued steady growth in productivity, official..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Will ECB Stand Up to German Resistance?


"The European Central Bank (ECB) would be best placed to rebuff fresh cries from German advocates to lift interest rates and end its bond buying program, according to a euro zone economist. The latest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 16:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged as US Posts Mixed Job Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has paused on Thursday, following sharp gains in the Wednesday session. Early in North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.33 line. It’s a busy day on the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 15:33
Taggar: dollar, inflation, trading

Review of FOMC Minutes


"Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee’s December meeting that hiked the federal funds range target by 25 basis points to 0.50 – 0.75% paid only scant attention the disinflationary r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 22:21
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, point

U.S. LIBOR breaks above 1 percent


"The rate banks charge each other to borrow dollars for three months rose above 1 percent on Wednesday for the first time since May 2009 as global interest rates extend their climb on expectations of a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 16:52
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

Should Turkey Be Raising Interest Rates?


"It?s only the second trading day in 2017, and Turkish assets are already having a bad year. The lira sank the most among the world?s major currencies to an all-time low after inflation quickened to 8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 15:17
Taggar: currencies, inflation, point, rate, trading

ECB Debate May Shift as Oil Prices Drive Inflation Higher


"The European Central Bank?s discussion on price stability is about to change its tone. A record increase in Germany?s inflation rate, released on Tuesday, brought a New Year jolt to officials barely b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 12:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

German Inflation Doubled in December


"The pace of German inflation more than doubled in December, driven by a surge in oil that is set to mask continued weakness in underlying price pressures in the months ahead. Consumer prices rose 1.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 18:16
Taggar: inflation, oil

Ifo Warns ECB on Bond Buying


"The European Central Bank should end its bond-buying programme if Germany’s stronger-than-expected inflation reading for December is reflected across the euro zone, the head of Germany’s I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 16:50
Taggar: bank, inflation

More Surprises


"German inflation accelerated sharply in December. The Chinese manufacturing purchasing managers index compiled by Caixin rose a full point to a 47-month high of 51.9 in December. The production subind..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 15:31
Taggar: inflation, oil, point, rate

One of These 5 Hyperinflating Economies Could Adopt Bitcoin in 2017


"Fourteen countries have inflation levels above 18 percent right now, 10 of which are rising at press time. Bitcoin prices and new user adoption have spiked several times in the past during economic tu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-28 19:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, inflation, oil

Japanese and U.S. Data Dominate Tuesday News


"Core Japanese consumer price inflation remained at -0.4% in November, but Tokyo’s core rate of deflation was -0.6% in December, a new extreme for 2016. Energy price deflation is lessening, but o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 17:59
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

UK Consumer Confidence Lowest Since Brexit


"British consumer confidence fell this month to its lowest level since the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, crimped by worries around rising inflation pressures, a survey showed on Friday. Pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, point

Czech National Bank


"Since November 2012, the Czech two-week repo rate has been a mere 0.05%. A year after dropping to that level, an additional asymmetric foreign exchange rate policy was added to the monetary policy too..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:23
Taggar: foreign exchange, inflation, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino reverse repo rate, which has been at 3.0% since a 25-basis point hike in September 2014, was left unchanged at the latest Board meeting. So were its other interest rates and reserve requi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:13
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

Swedish Riksbank


"The final Executive Board meeting of 2016 produced a An unchanged negative 0.5% repo rate. That’s been the level since a 15-basis point cut last February. The rate turned negative a year earlier..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 20:52
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

RBI Focuses on Inflation, Plays Down Growth Worry


"Indian central bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) has shifted its focus towards inflation while playing down concern about economic growth, minutes from its meeting this month showed on Wedn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 15:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Japanese Satisfaction Evident with a Weakening Yen


"The yen fell 0.8% against the dollar after the Bank of Japan left its accommodative monetary stance unchanged despite a sharply lower yen. Governor Kuroda dispelled any thought of a possible rate hike..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 18:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate

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

Post BoJ


"Most analysts had already adopted the view that the BOJ would stand pat in coming months with its targets for short- and long-term interest rates, even before Trump?s election victory sent the yen tum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 07:33
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank of Russia


"Monetary officials left Russia’s key central bank interest rate at 10.0% and released a report that was more equivocating than prior reports about how soon the rate can be lowered further. Actua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-16 20:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

EUR/USD ? Slumping Euro Drops to 14-Year Low, Euro CPI Next


"The euro has steadied on Friday, following two straight losing sessions. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.0440. On the release front, it’s a quiet schedule to wrap up the trading week. The Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-16 11:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"A statement released after this month’s monetary policy meeting said the decision to leave the key  interest rate at 4.25% “is consistent with an inflation forecast in which inflation conv..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-16 07:23
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank of Mexico


"Mexican monetary officials just engineered the fifth 50-basis point interest rate hike of 2016. Along with a 25-basis point hike in December 2015, the rate has risen from 3.0% to 5.75% in the space of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 23:01
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"Four 25-basis point interest rate cuts from August 2014 to June 2015 were followed more recently by yet another 25-bp reduction in June of this year. South Korea’s 7-day repo rate now stands at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 21:31
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Norway Keeps 0.5% Interest Rate and Signals No Likely Change for Quite a While


"Three 25-basis point interest rate cuts were administered between June 2015 and March 2016. Policy since then has remained unchanged. Macroeconomic trends might justify further easing but housing mark..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 21:18
Taggar: inflation, market, point, rate

GBP Rebound Could Reduce Inflation Overshoot


"Sterling’s strong performance over the past month suggests inflation may overshoot the Bank of England’s target by less than it forecast in November, the central bank said on Thursday. BoE..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 16:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BoE Holds Rates Steady


"The Bank of England kept its key interest rate at a record low and noted that the pound?s recent appreciation may mean a slower pickup in inflation next year. In its last policy decision of 2016, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 14:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

Fed Funds Target Raised by 25 Basis Points as Expected


"The Federal Open Market Committee agreed unanimously to raising the interest rate target range to 0.5-0.75%. The released statement speaks of moderate growth but with continuing soft business investme..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 21:25
Taggar: inflation, investment, market, rate

Central Bank of Iceland Eases Somewhat Unexpectedly


"The seven-day deposit rate was cut to 5.0% from 5.25%. Although the rate had be reduced by 50 basis points in August, today’s action was somewhat surprising as growth has been strong. In a relea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 20:35
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

U.S Wholesale Prices Rise in November


"Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose from a year earlier by the most since 2014 as food costs and retail margins increased, helping bring inflation closer to the Federal Reserve?s goal. The producer-pric..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 15:48
Taggar: inflation, margin, price index, report

Central Bank of Chile


"The central bank board left its key rate unchanged at 3.5% but signaled that “if the recent trends of the economic scenario persist, and so do their implications on the medium-term inflation out..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 05:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

GBP Struggles at Highs Despite Inflation Boost


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the UK inflation data and gives his analysis on GBPUSD, GBPJPY, USDJPY, EURJPY, USDCAD, WTI Crude, Brent Crude, AUDUSD, EURGBP EURUSD, Dow 30 and S&P 5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 18:38
Taggar: analysis, inflation, market

US Import Prices Drop in November


"U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in nine months in November on declining petroleum costs, with renewed dollar strength threatening to keep imported inflation subdued. The Labor Departmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 16:40
Taggar: dollar, inflation

UK Inflation Rises 1.2% in November


"UK inflation climbed to 1.2% in November, the highest level in more than two years, in a sign that the fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote is fuelling a rise in the cost of living. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 16:37
Taggar: inflation, pound

BoE More Likely to Hike Than Cut Next


"For most economists, the Bank of England?s move to a neutral stance presages an eventual increase in interest rates. Almost two-thirds of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg see the Bank of England raising..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-12 10:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BCC Raises 2017 Growth Forecasts


"The British Chambers of Commerce nudged up its forecast for economic growth next year but downgraded the outlook for 2018 due to inflation pressures and ongoing uncertainty as Britain prepares to leav..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-12 10:35
Taggar: inflation

Stormy Week ?


"Stormy Week ? As we approach only the second  Fed rate hike in a decade,  Bond Traders took bond yields higher as not only do they view a Fed hike certainty but continue to increase their bearish posi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-11 01:06
Taggar: bear, inflation, rate

Czech Central Bank Warns About Rising Inflation


"Czech November inflation which brought price growth to 1.5 percent, the highest level since June 2013, is a pro-inflationary risk to the bank’s current forecast, the bank said. The central bank&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-09 17:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UK Inflation and Interest Rate Expectations on the Rise


"Britons expect a sharp rise in inflation over the coming year following the plummet in the value of sterling after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, and more now believe a hike in inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-09 12:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate had been ratcheted up to as high as 30% last year to counter exchange rate depreciation and the inflation such causes. Once stabilization had been secured, s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 20:15
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key monetary policy interest rate was left at 4.0%, its level since a 25-basis point reduction in July. A statement released by the National Bank of Serbia reiterated several factors me..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 19:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

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

What Can We Expect From the ECB?


"The European Central Bank will extend its already generous asset buys on Thursday, aiming to boost stubbornly weak inflation, but with much of its firepower exhausted it may also debate sending a toke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 12:21
Taggar: bank, inflation

Reserve Bank of Australia


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s monthly board meeting ended with a decision to leave the Official Cash Rate unchanged at a record low of 1.5% and a statement from Governor Lowe that calls the gl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 19:09
Taggar: aussie, bank, inflation, rate

Modest Growth in French Services Sector in November


"Business activity reported by French service providers increased for the fifth time in as many months during November, albeit at a modest pace. New business also rose which contributed to a further ac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 11:02
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

Sharp Overnight Increases in Price of Oil and Long-Term Interest Rates


"West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded another 3.3% higher to $51.05 per barrel. Manufacturing purchasing manager surveys from November were mostly encouraging on growth but also reflect intensifyin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 18:57
Taggar: inflation, oil, point

Offshore Yuan Deposits Dip in October


"The sharp depreciation of the yuan against the US dollar over the past year has significantly dampened investors? appetite for the currency. The yuan weakness accelerated after Donald Trump?s surprise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 04:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, rate

OECD Warns on Effects of Protectionism as Global Trade Weak


"A new wave of protectionism and trade tensions risks denting global growth, stoking inflation and harming living standards, the west?s leading economic thinktank has warned in its first in-depth forec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-28 17:24
Taggar: inflation

Bunds Lead EZ Bond Yields Lower


"Germany led euro zone bond yields lower on Monday after fears that major oil producers could fail to agree an output cut at a meeting this week hurt oil prices, tempering the inflation trade that has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-28 15:40
Taggar: inflation, market, oil

Gold Plunges Back Towards Multi-Month Lows


"Without a lowering of inflation, the precious metal is unlikely to notch any lasting gains."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-28 14:38
Taggar: inflation

Asian Shares Slide on OPEC Skepticism


"The oil gloom hit Asia?s biggest energy stocks. In Australia, Woodside Petroleum was down 2.5% and BHP Billiton, whose second-biggest division is petroleum, was down 2.3%. Japanese oil explorer Inpex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-28 05:46
Taggar: inflation, oil

Japan?s CPI Falls Again


"Japan?s consumer prices fell for an eighth straight month — the longest streak of declines since 2009-2011, underlining how distant the nation is from achieving its 2 percent inflation target. K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 15:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

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

Asian Markets Higher


"The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of currencies, remained near a 14-year high at 101.81. The dollar has been on a tear ever since Donald Trump’s surprise presidential..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 06:23
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation

ECB Warns of Political Risks to Financial Stability


"Political uncertainty is putting the eurozone’s financial stability at risk, according to the European Central Bank. The Brexit referendum and the US election both ratcheted up what it calls its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 17:34
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation

Turkish Central Bank Raises Rates by 50 basis points


"Turkey’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points on Thursday, the first increase in nearly three years, as a surging U.S. dollar and domestic security worries batter t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 17:33
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Past 113, Tokyo Core CPI Next


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend seen in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 113.40. On the release front, Japan will publish inflation indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 14:51
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, inflation, market, trading

Ringgit Through the Ringer


"Emerging Asian currencies and bonds have been under pressure from the greenback’s strength amid expectations that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s policies to boost fiscal spending will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 06:22
Taggar: currencies, inflation, rate

German-U.S. yield gap stretches after ECB ?wake-up call?


"The gap between German and U.S. bond yields revisited multi-decade highs on Tuesday after European Central Bank policymakers helped curb a recent sell-off in the bloc’s debt by reaffirming their..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 17:00
Taggar: bank, inflation

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

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Canadian CPI Data


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading just above the 1.35 line. On the release front, Canada will publish key inflation data. Core CPI is expected t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 13:22
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, trading

Inflation Makes BoE?s Response to Higher Unemployment Difficult


"The Bank of England would be able to do more to counter a projected rise in unemployment were it not for a sharp increase in inflation pressure caused by sterling’s fall since June’s Brexi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 12:33
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation

Bank Indonesia Officials Strike Note of Caution


"Earlier in 2016, the Bank Indonesia Board of Governors had sanctioned 25-basis point interest rate cuts in each month of the first quarter plus June, September and October. Coming into this month̵..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 17:09
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Fed Hints at December Rate Hike


"The Federal Reserve could raise US interest rates ?relatively soon? if economic data keeps pointing to an improving labor market and rising inflation, Fed chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday in a clea..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 16:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate

TSY/Bund Spread Widest in 26 Years


"The gap between 10-year government bonds in the U.S. and Germany stood on Thursday at its widest level since at least 1990, as U.S. bonds came under renewed selling pressure. The election of Donald Tr..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 15:52
Taggar: inflation, rate

U.S. Consumer Prices Post Largest Gain in 6 Months


"U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in six months in October on rising gasoline costs and rents, suggesting a pickup in inflation that potentially clears the way for the Federal Reser..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 15:38
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

December Decision for ECB


"European Central Bank rate setters meeting last month agreed on the need to maintain unprecedented monetary stimulus and to decide in December whether to extend the ECB’s 1.74 trillion euro asse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 14:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Goldman Sachs Expects Trump Agenda to Force a More Aggressive Fed


"Goldman Sachs economists expect Donald Trump’s economic agenda to lift inflation and interest rates. They expect to see a more aggressive Fed. They also initially expect higher growth thanks to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 22:16
Taggar: gold, inflation, point, rate

U.S. Manufacturing Sector Stabilizing


"U.S. manufacturing output increased for a second straight month in October amid gains in the production of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, suggesting that the battered factory sector was sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 19:39
Taggar: inflation, oil

XAU/USD ? Gold Unchanged, Markets Eye CPI, Jobless Claims


"Gold prices are almost unchanged on Wednesday. In the North American session, the metal is trading at $1226.19. On the release front, today’s highlight was PPI. The inflation index came in at a..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 18:54
Taggar: gold, inflation, market, trading

Central Bank of Iceland


"Officials at Sedlabanki had cut the 7-day repo rate by 50 basis points in August. This was a trend reversal following three increases totaling 125 bps between June and November of 2015. Many analysts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 15:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips, Manufacturing Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted considerable looses on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading slightly below the 1.35 line. On the release front, Canada will publish Manufacturing Sales, with the mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 14:42
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, trading

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

Data and Fed Speakers Keep US in Focus


"We?re finally seeing a cooling in the post-US election moves in early trade on Tuesday which is offering some reprieve for emerging market currencies, as well as Gold and other safe haven assets that..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 13:48
Taggar: currencies, dollar, gold, inflation, market

Some Thoughts on U.S. Inflation


"This note considers changing U.S. inflation over the past half century, using total consumer prices rather than core CPI or the consumer spending price deflator. For the purposes of a study covering d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 00:49
Taggar: cpi, inflation

US NY Fed Survey Shows Inflation Expectations Remain Low in October


"A measure of U.S. inflation expectations held mostly steady at low levels in October, with only some momentum higher, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey taken before Americans vote..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 21:40
Taggar: bank, inflation

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Fed Rate Hike More Likely


"GBP/USD has posted sharp losses on Monday. In the North American session, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.2460. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with no British or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 18:12
Taggar: cpi, inflation, trading

UK Hiring and Pay Growth to Slow Later This Year


"Fewer British employers expect to hire staff in late 2016 and will raise pay by less than inflation next year as the effects of the decision to leave the European Union set in, an industry body said o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 09:31
Taggar: inflation

Sterling Biggest Winner of Trump Presidency


"Investors? concern about political shifts outside Britain is benefiting the pound. Sterling has climbed against all of its 31 major peers since last Friday. It?s the surprise winner during the week of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 13:40
Taggar: inflation, market, oil, pound

Sterling Pounds Brexit Bears


"Friday November 11: Five things the markets are talking about Victory for new President Trump has markets focusing on the prospect of substantial public spending lifting U.S inflation and prompting a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 13:37
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Bank of Korea?s Key Interest Rate Left at 1.25%


"The last change in the 7-day repo rate was a 25-basis point cut in June. Four earlier reductions were made between August 2014 and June 2015. CPI inflation accelerated to 1.3% in October from 0.4% in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 04:49
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s monetary policy interest rate was left at 4.25%. It’s been at that level since the last of four 25-basis point hikes between September 2015 and February 2016. Although CPI inflation..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 02:51
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD Falls as Markets Come to Terms with Trump?s Victory


"EUR/USD declined for the second day today as markets came to terms with the fact that Republic nominee Donald Trump won the presidential race. While his victory was consi..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 23:09
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

New Zealand Gets an Interest Rate Cut of 25 Basis Points


"The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s new Official Cash Rate level is 1.75%, the lowest ever, and this third such cut in 2016 was largely motivated by a need to depreciate the kiwi, which has become..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 17:15
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, kiwi, rate

APAC Currencies Fall


"The US dollar also rebounded overnight as markets see a Republican-led Congress boosting spending, spurring inflation. “There’s still a lot of uncertainty in global trade policy coming fro..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 05:54
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

National Bank of Poland


"The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5% where such has been since a 50-basis point reduction in March 2015. Earlier, the rate was cut by 275 basis points between November 2012 and Jan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 18:47
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation, point, rate

Fed?s Evans Says Low Inflation One of the Largest Risks to Central Bank


"While the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation target is close to a 2-percent goal, an outspoken Fed dove said on Tuesday he would “feel better” about raising U.S. interest rates if..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 16:37
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UK Spending Picks Up as Inflation Concerns Grow


"British consumers ramped up their spending last month but some of the increase was due to higher motor fuel prices and concerns about higher inflation are growing, surveys showed on Tuesday. The Briti..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 10:17
Taggar: inflation

National Bank of Romania Leaves Policy Stance Unchanged


"The last change of Romania’s monetary policy rate was a 25-basis point cut in May 2015 that culminated a string of nine such reductions since the start of 2014. A statement released after the NB..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 21:46
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

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

UK Inflation Forecasted to Quadruple Next Year


"The British public are in for a nasty surprise. Inflation is expected to quadruple to nearly 4% in less than a year, making everyday items much more expensive, according to a report by the National In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 17:52
Taggar: inflation, report

BOJ Pushing Inflation Target Timeframe is a Reaction to Market Conditions


"The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is unlikely to achieve its 2-percent inflation target during Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s term ending in April 2018, as the “Kuroda style” of policy decisions aimed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 17:19
Taggar: bank, inflation

Eurozone Manufacturing Accelerates at Fastest Rate in Nearly Three Years


"Euro zone manufacturing activity accelerated at its fastest rate in nearly three years last month, supported by a buoyant performance from Germany, while inflationary pressures showed further signs of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 15:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Australia’s Official Cash Rate was left unchanged at 1.5% at this month’s central bank Board meeting.  A released statement observes a moderate pace of GDP growth of close to its potential..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 18:01
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

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

Here?s What Kuroda Had to Say After BoJ Decision


"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 10:30
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank of the Republic of Colombia


"As they had done at the two previous monthly meetings, members of the Board of Directors left the main central bank rate unchanged at 7.75%. From September 2015 to July 2016, a series of increases had..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 23:01
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Spanish Retail Sales Growth Slows in September


"Spanish retail sales increased 3.2 percent in September on a seasonally-adjusted basis from a year earlier, with growth slowing slightly from a revised 3.3 percent rise in August, the National Statist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 11:51
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

Bank of Russia Retains Key 10.0% Interest Rate


"Two 50-basis point interest rate cuts have already been implemented this year in June and September on top of 600 basis points of easing done during the first seven months of 2015. A decision at this..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 16:25
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

U.S. Labor Costs Increase 0.6% in Q3


"U.S. labor costs maintained a steady pace of increase in the third quarter, showing little signs of a significant pickup in wage inflation. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor cos..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 15:04
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s key interest rate was cut by another full percentage point to 14.0%, bringing the cumulative drop since May to 800 basis points. If economic developments continue to evolve as monetary..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 18:04
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Israel


"Israel’s central bank interest rate was left at 0.10% after the October policy meeting. It’s been at that level since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2015. In each of the four previ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 17:53
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

UK Weekly Earnings Rose 2% YoY


"Britons? real weekly earnings went up by nearly 2% last year in the biggest increase since the financial crisis, as low inflation and the introduction of the ?national living wage? boosted take-home p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 15:29
Taggar: financial, inflation

OANDA MP ? AUD Spikes on CPI Data (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the decline in oil over the last 24 hours, the impact it’s having on equity markets, Australian inflation, US economic data and gives his analysis o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 15:20
Taggar: analysis, dollar, durable goods, inflation, market, oil

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Cuts Reserve Requirement


"Hungary’s central bank left its base rate at 0.90% and its overnight deposit rate at -0.05% but cut its overnight lending rate by 10 basis points to 1.05% and its reserve requirement in half to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 23:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Weak Yen Close to 3-month Lows, US Consumer Confidence Next


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades at 104.50. In economic news, today?s highlight in the US is CB Consumer Confidence, with the indicator expected to drop to 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 13:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, point, price index, rate

Bank of Canada (BoC) Keeps Inflation Target at 2%


"The Bank of Canada and Canadian government on Monday renewed the central bank’s inflation target, at the midpoint of a 1 to 3 percent range, for another five years, opting to bypass alternative..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 17:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Pauses After Sharp Losses, CPI and Retail Sales Next


"USD/CAD is showing limited movement on Friday, following strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3240. On the release front, Canada will release key consumer inflatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 12:58
Taggar: dollar, indicators, inflation, market, rate, retail sales, trading

Central Bank of Chile


"Chile’s monetary policy rate was left unchanged at 3.5%, its level since hikes of 25 basis points implemented in September and December of 2015. A released statement observes that inflation has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:58
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD Fails to Keep Gains, Falls Below Opening Level


"EUR/USD attempted to rally after data showed that core inflation was below expectations (0.1% actual versus 0.2% forecast) but failed to maintain upward momentum and slipped below the&#..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 23:16
Taggar: inflation, rate

Expected U.S. Inflation Moves Up


"Janet Yellen’s wide-ranging speech before the weekend appears to have lifted price expectations. The Fed Chair seemed to favor letting inflation exceed target temporarily. Share and bond prices..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-17 13:57
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, oil, rate, share

Week Ahead ECB and US Inflation to Headline Busy Week


"Central banks, Chinese GDP and U.S. inflation expected to impact market The USD advanced against most majors with the Canadian and Australian dollars the outliers as commodity prices continue to rally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 22:07
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, market

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:12
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

US PPI Higher in September as Energy and Food Costs Rose


"U.S. producer prices rose in September, as wholesale energy and food costs increased. But overall inflation appears to be limited, as has been the case for several years. The Labor Department says its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:11
Taggar: inflation, oil, price index

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

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued, US Retail Sales Edge Above Estimate


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Friday session, continuing the lack of activity seen on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2230. On the release front, the markets have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 14:32
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued, US Retail Sales Rebound


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Friday session, continuing the lack of activity seen on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2230. On the release front, the markets have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 14:32
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, trading

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

Price Rises on the Way for the UK


"Prices are going to rise in Britain. The only question now is by how much. The prospect that much-loved brands like Marmite spread and PG Tips tea might vanish from Tesco supermarkets is the first tas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 09:55
Taggar: inflation, market, spread

National Bank of Serbia?s Key Interest Rate Left at 4.0%


"Serbian inflation continues to run below the 2-4% inflation target band, but officials expect a rise above the target floor by the middle of next year according to a short statement released after the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 17:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank of Korea


"Policymakers at the Bank of Korea did not raise their one-week repo rate of 1.25%, a record low, in spite of a tripling of CPI inflation to 1.2% in September and a projection that positive growth will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 17:28
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

BoJ Prefers Inflation Forecast Cut Over Easing


"The Bank of Japan is likely to slightly cut next fiscal year’s inflation forecast in a quarterly review, sources familiar with its thinking say, but the central bank isn’t expected to ease..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 10:46
Taggar: bank, inflation

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Officials at Peru’s central bank left their policy interest rate unchanged at 4.25% and released a statement that projected a drop of CPI inflation below the target range ceiling fairly soon and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 00:53
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

Fed?s Dudley Says Hike Can be Gentle


"The Federal Reserve can be “gentle” in removing monetary stimulus since U.S. inflation remains low and the economic expansion could last five or more years, one of the most influential Fed..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 17:57
Taggar: inflation, point

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

Reserve Bank of Australia in Wait and See Mode


"After this month’s Board meeting, Governor Philip Lowe released a statement making the case for not changing the record low 1.5% official cash rate. “Given very subdued growth in labor cos..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:35
Taggar: inflation, rate

Fed?s Lacker Calls For Rate Hikes to Keep Inflation Under Control


"Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker on Tuesday said there was a strong case for raising interest rates, arguing that borrowing costs might need to rise significantly to keep inflation un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:13
Taggar: inflation, 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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 07:39
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Moody?s Upgrades Real GDP Growth to 0.7% in 2016


"Moody’s Japan K.K. has released its latest issue of Inside Japan, which says that persistent low economic growth and inflation in Japan (A1 stable) has prompted a shift toward greater monetary a..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 15:51
Taggar: inflation

National Bank of Romania


"Officials at NBR consider monetary conditions appropriately stimulative. While today’s policy statement observes elevated uncertainties and notes that the latest on-year changes in total consume..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 19:22
Taggar: inflation

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

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of German CPI, US GDP


"EUR/USD is subdued on Thursday, as the pair remains slightly above the 1.12 line. On the release front, Germany releases Preliminary CPI, a key inflation indicator. In the US, today’s highlight..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 11:37
Taggar: cpi, employment, home sales, inflation

Fed?s Kashkari Says CB Can Keep Rates Low Due to Low Inflationary Pressures


"The Federal Reserve can keep interest rates low for longer because even with jobs being created at a “pretty healthy clip” low rates are not creating inflationary pressures, a top Fed offi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 15:43
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

IMF Says BOJ New Framework Shows Progress but Still Not Enough


"The International Monetary Fund said on Monday that a new monetary policy framework adopted by the Bank of Japan marked “progress”, but stuck to its view that the central bank won’t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-26 15:55
Taggar: bank, inflation

South African Monetary Policy Stays on Hold


"Officials at the South African Reserve Bank did not change their 7.0% policy interest rate at the latest review. Such has been at 7.0% since the last of six increases made in March of this year. That..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 19:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank Indonesia


"The 7-day reverse repo rate, which has replaced the BI rate as the main operative central bank interest rate, was sliced further to 5.0% at this month’s meeting. According to a released statemen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 16:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Stocks Hit a Intraday High after Fed?s Decision to Keep Rates on Hold


"The Nasdaq hit a record intraday high on Thursday amid broad gains in U.S. stocks, a day after the Federal Reserve stood pat on interest rates. While the risks to economic outlook were roughly “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 16:08
Taggar: inflation, rate

First the BOJ and Now onto the Fed


"The Bank of Japan Board reconfigured its monetary policy framework, switching the policy’s anchor from quantitative stimulus with a negative marginal policy deposit rate to an orientation that a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 16:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, margin, rate

BOJ Sets 10 Year Bond Target


"The Bank of Japan embarked on a new policy phase Wednesday, adopting the country’s 10-year interest rate as a new target instead of boosting its already massive asset purchases, in an attempt to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 16:25
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

September Hike Could Reduce Market Confidence Gap


"Market volatility is low, U.S. census data shows income gains have reached the middle class, and workers are clawing back a larger share of national income. For now, at least, no international risk st..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-19 16:11
Taggar: inflation, market, share

EUR/USD Ends Trading Sharply Lower


"EUR/USD ended trading far below the opening level. While the majority of traders do not believe in an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve next week, they still be..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-17 02:30
Taggar: inflation, rate, report, trading

Week Ahead USD Rises After US Inflation Boost


"US inflation continues to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal The USD rose across the board on Friday, September 16 after August?s consumer prices advanced 0.2 percent beating expectations. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 21:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index, retail sales

U.S CPI Increased More than Forecast


"The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than projected in August on higher shelter and health-care prices, indicating that inflation continues to move closer to the Federal Reserve?s goal. The consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 14:47
Taggar: inflation, price index

USD/JPY ? Yen Hugs 102, US CPI Edges Above Estimate


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged on Friday, as the pair trades just above the 102 line in the North American session. On the release front, the US posted following better-than-expected consumer inflation r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 14:46
Taggar: cpi, inflation

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

Central Bank Decisions in the U.K., Ukraine and Switzerland.. Now Awaiting U.S. Data


"The Bank of England left monetary policy unchanged, acknowledged better-than-expected short-term U.K. indicators since the August meeting, but left the door open to a possible further interest rate cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 14:19
Taggar: bank, indicators, inflation, point, rate

BIS Says Central Banks Need to Learn to Live with Low Inflation


"Central banks should learn to live with inflation rates that persistently miss their targets rather than fuel debt with increasingly aggressive stimulus policies, a top economist at the Bank for Inter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 16:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

US Import Prices Fall in August


"U.S. import prices fell for the first time in six months in August on declining petroleum and food costs, pointing to a tame inflation environment that could encourage the Federal Reserve to keep inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 16:32
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Thailand


"Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to again leave policy on hold. The overnight repo rate has been at 1.50% since the last reduction in April 2015. A released statement proje..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 15:16
Taggar: inflation, rate

A Fearful Mood in the Marketplace


"Investor confidence has turned very fragile because of  The erosion of Clinton’s lead. A Trump victory is expected to be followed by vast changes in U.S. policy on a wide range of policies and p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 13:36
Taggar: inflation

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

OANDA MP ? API Eyed After IEA Oil Report (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the latest Fed commentary as the blackout period ahead of the meeting begins, UK inflation data and IEA’s expectations for oil. Fed Fatigue Does Not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 15:53
Taggar: bull, dollar, inflation, market, oil

OANDA MP ? Markets Rattled by Fed Remarks (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the recent commentary coming from Federal Reserve policy makers and why it’s had an impact on rate hike expectations as we head into the blackout pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 17:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, inflation reports, market, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Slight Gains, Markets Await British Inflation Reports


"GBP/USD has started the week with slight gains. In Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.33 line. On the release front, British CB Leading Index posted a flat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 16:27
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, trading

The Last Word Before Blackout


"As expected, Lael Brainard set the pace for the NY trading session but held true to her dovish roots hitting on moderate inflation, EM market Risk, and Employment slack as the primary case for a cauti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 01:56
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, trading

Fed?s Tarullo Can?t Rule Out Rate Hike This Year


"Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo told CNBC on Friday he wants to see more evidence of sustained inflation before considering an interest rate increase. But he added he can’t rule out a hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 17:08
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged as Trade Deficit Meets Expectations


"GBP/USD is showing limited movement on Friday, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.33 line. On the release front, the UK’s trade deficit came in at GBP 11.8 billion, just above the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 14:05
Taggar: inflation

Fed Speakers and Oil Rig Data Key on Friday


"As we head into the end of the trading week, attention will remain on a few familiar topics that have dominated recently, the Federal Reserve, Oil and the aftermath of the ECB response, or lack of, to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 12:30
Taggar: inflation, oil, trading

BOJ Deputy Says Negative Rates Still a Key Tool for Battling Low Inflation


"Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso indicated Thursday that expanding its negative interest rate policy is still a key measure in paving the way for attaining a 2 percent inflation target, wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 16:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place


"European equity markets are expected to open relatively flat ahead of the ECB monetary policy announcement on Thursday, with investors appearing to opt for caution despite no new action being anticipa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 07:10
Taggar: announcement, inflation, 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..."

OANDA MP ? Carney and Data Weigh on GBP (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the MPC’s Inflation Report Hearing in front of the Treasury Select Committee, today’s economic data and touches on tomorrow’s ECB meetin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 17:31
Taggar: aussie, inflation, market, pound, report

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

National Bank of Poland


"Officials at Narodowy Bank as expected retained a 1.5% policy interest rate.  That’s been the level since a 50-basis point cut in March 2015. Previously, the rate in nine steps was cut from 4.75..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 16:17
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bangko Negara Malaysia


"The latest statement from Malaysia’s Monetary Policy Committee anticipates continuing domestic demand-led economic growth with weak exports as well as stable in-target inflation next year in an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 16:10
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Glenn Stevens Last RBA Meeting Leaves Australia with Rising Debt


"Glenn Stevens has faced the dilemma confronting central bankers across the developed world: that low interest rates put in place to deal with low inflation, the threat of deflation, or tepid economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 16:16
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, rate

EUR/USD Fails to Sustain Rally


"EUR/USD had attempted to rally after the release of poor nonfarm payrolls but failed and is now trading below the opening level. NFP were disappointing on all fronts, be..."

No Colombian Interest Rate Hike this Month


"By a 6-1 vote, the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Colombia agreed to leave its interest rate benchmark at 7.75%. That decision broke a string of 11 straight monthly hikes, nine by 25 bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 23:20
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

BOJ to Steadily Promote Easing Says Policymaker


"The Bank of Japan aims to “steadily promote” monetary easing, as the central bank is only halfway to overcoming deflation and achieving its 2 percent inflation target, a BOJ policymaker sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 19:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Long Yen Trade a Problem


"Tuesday August 30: Five things the markets are talking about Two days after a ‘hawkish’ Fed in Jackson Hole, the U.S yield curve continues to flatten as the Feds favourite inflation measur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 12:32
Taggar: consumption, inflation, market

ECB Draghi Missing Jackson Hole Puts Emphasis on European Data


"Mario Draghi is letting the numbers do the talking. After five weeks of silence, the European Central Bank president is leaving it largely to a raft of economic data to fine-tune policy expectations a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 19:24
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, report

Focus to Shift From Fed Watching to Data Combing


"In the week just ending, financial market participants were consumed with today’s scheduled speech by Janet Yellen at the K.C. Fed-sponsored Jackson Hole central banking symposium. The Fed Chair..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 21:58
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, report

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

Fed?s George: Time for US to Raise Rates


"It is time for the Federal Reserve to raise U.S. interest rates gradually given progress on employment and inflation, said Kansas City Fed President Esther George, the only U.S. central banker to diss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 14:41
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Lower, Tokyo Core CPI Next


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement on Thursday, continuing an uneventful week. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 100.40. On the release front, Japanese SPPI posted a gain of 0.4%, beating the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 13:22
Taggar: cpi, inflation, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Hugs 100, Markets Eye Japanese Inflation Reports


"The Japanese yen continues to have a quiet week, as the currency markets remain subdued ahead of the Jackson Hole conference on Thursday. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 100.30. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 10:07
Taggar: currency, indicators, inflation, market, price index, trading

Kuroda Does not Rule Out Deeper Negative Rates


"The Bank of Japan will not rule out deepening a cut to negative rates it introduced in February, the Sankei newspaper quoted Governor Haruhiko Kuroda as saying, even as the controversial policy has fa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 16:54
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged, Markets Eye Eurozone PMIs


"The euro is unchanged on Monday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.13 line. With no events from the Eurozone or US on the schedule, the pair could show limited movement throughout the day. On Tuesday, the Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 11:30
Taggar: home sales, inflation

Fed Close to Hitting Job and Inflation Targets: Fischer


"The Federal Reserve is close to hitting its targets for full employment and 2 percent inflation, the Fed’s No. 2 policymaker said on Sunday in comments that did not address when the U.S. central..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 07:36
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as Markets Search for Cues


"The euro has recorded slight losses on Friday, as EUR/USD trades at 113.20. On the release front, it’s a very quiet end to the week, with just one release on the schedule. German PPI dropped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 09:53
Taggar: inflation

Sterling Bears Feel the Heat After Retail Sales


"Thursday August 18: Five things the markets are talking about It’s not a surprise to see the dollar turning lower post-FOMC minutes yesterday. The Fed’s communiqué illustrated a conflicted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 12:36
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, rate

Fed Back in the Spotlight Ahead of FOMC Minutes


"US futures are pointing to a flat open on Thursday, as investors look to get their teeth into the FOMC minutes from the meeting in July. The Federal Reserve has very much come back into focus in recen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-17 12:46
Taggar: inflation, point

Fed Member Comments Confuse Dollar Ahead of Minutes


"The USD Awaits Fed Minutes from July FOMC Meeting The comments from San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams about rising inflation targets in the U.S. quickly lowered market expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 22:33
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

OANDA MP ? USD Volatile on Fed Comments (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reacts to today’s big market news and events including comments from two Fed officials which has rattled the dollar, UK inflation data and eurozone sentiment fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 15:33
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, pound

U.S. July Consumer Prices Unchanged


"U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the first time in five months and underlying inflation moderated, which could further diminish prospects of a Federal Reser..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 15:14
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

Weaker Dollar and World Share Prices Ahead of Key U.S. Data Releases


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.3% against the yen (now showing a 99 handle), 1.2% relative to the Swiss franc and kiwi, 1.0% versus the euro (which is near 1.13), 0.9% vis-a-vis sterling (hurt by a ri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 13:56
Taggar: aussie, dollar, inflation, kiwi

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as British CPI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has recorded strong gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.2970. The pound responded positively to strong inflation numbers, led by CPI, which gained 0.6% and beat the forecast. It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 12:39
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, pound, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Rises Ahead of German Economic Sentiment


"The euro has posted strong gains on Tuesday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.1260. It’s a busy day on the release front. Germany and the Eurozone will release the ZEW Economic Sentiment reports. Over in ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 10:17
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, report

Gold Edges Higher, CPI Reports Next


"Gold has started the new trading week with small gains. In Monday’s North American session, gold is trading at $1341.17. On the release front, there were no major US events on the schedule. The ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 18:57
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation, inflation reports, point, report, trading

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

Post-Brexit UK Takes Centre Stage This Week


"An interesting week lies ahead for financial markets as we get the latest jobs report, retail sales and inflation data from the UK, FOMC minutes and inflation data from the US as well as a host of oth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 07:40
Taggar: financial, inflation, market, report, retail sales

Week Ahead Fed Minutes to Guide USD After Retail Sales Flop


"Soft inflation and retail sales raise US growth concerns Central bank credibility is bruised as markets do not seem to follow the guidance from policy makers. The latest example was the rate cut and d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 16:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Listless after German GDP Meets Expectations


"The euro is almost unchanged on Friday, following losses in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1140. In economic news, Friday promises to be busy, in sharp contrast to what has b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 09:46
Taggar: inflation, trading

Bank of Mexico


"Having cut its policy rate at the prior meeting on June 30 by 50 basis points, today’s decision not to change monetary policy further at this time was expected. A released statement noted slower..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 22:00
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia Leaves Policy Rate at 4.0% and Expresses More Optimism


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate had been halved in nine steps between March 2015 and July 2016 from 8.0% to 4.0%. Officials saw no need to ease further at the August review. Serbian inflation..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 18:12
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Unchanged, Markets Eye Friday?s Flurry of Key Events


"The Australian dollar is almost unchanged on Thursday after gaining 50 points on Wednesday. In the North American session, AUD/USD is trading slightly above the 0.77 level. On the release front, it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 16:40
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, market, point, trading

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s Base Rate, which had been cut in June for the first time in a year but was left unchanged after July’s monthly policy meeting, was again not changed following the latest revi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 15:36
Taggar: inflation, rate

New Zealand?s Official Cash Rate Sliced 25 Basis Points to 2.0%


"Four  sentences from a statement released by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand explain why the OCR was cut today and the likely direction of the next interest rate change. Weak global conditions and low..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 01:40
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of India Keeps Existing Policy Settings


"A statement released after the third bi-monthly policy review retained the repo rate at 6.0%, the reverse repo at 6.0%, and the cash reserve requirement at 4%. This was the final meeting led by Govern..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 16:16
Taggar: inflation, rate

OANDA MP ? Sterling Under Pressure Again (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s oil price moves, sterling’s reaction to the industrial production figures, Chinese inflation data and the upcoming UK and US releases."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 14:51
Taggar: industrial production, inflation, market, oil

National Bank of Romania?s Main Interest Rate Kept at 1.75%


"Romania’s last four interest rate cuts totaling one percentage point were implemented during the first five months of 2015. Economic growth is performing well, exceeding 4.0% at an annual rate i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 16:27
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

OANDA MP ? Risk Aversion Returns (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks the interest rate cut from the RBA, today’s moves in the yen and dollar, the latest disappointing PMI data from the U.K. and the income, spending and infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 17:34
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, point, pound, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Edges Lower, RBA Rate Announcement Looms


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses to start off the week. In the North American session, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7560. On the release front, Australian numbers were mixed. The AIG Manufact..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 17:27
Taggar: dollar, home sales, inflation, point, trading

Bank of Russia Keeps Interest Rate Steady at 10.5%


"The Bank of Russia had reduced the rate in June, but according to its new statement, a paused decline in expected inflation led officials not to cut further this time.  The statement, however, leaves..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-30 06:14
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Jumps as BoJ Stays Pat, US GDP Disappoints


"The Japanese yen has posted strong gains on Friday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 102.80. On the release front, Japanese consumer inflation and consumer spending indicators disa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-29 14:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, indicators, inflation, market, point, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Edges Higher Ahead of Inflation Report


"The Australian dollar is subdued on Thursday, as AUD/USD is currently trading at 0.7530. On the release front, Australian Import Prices declined 1.0%, well off the estimate of a 1.6% gain. Later in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 12:47
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, trading

BOJ Considering Next Move This Week


"Bank of Japan policymakers will consider whether to ease monetary policy further when they meet later this week, as the yen’s strength and sluggish consumption weigh on inflation, sources close..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 16:33
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Strengthens Following Stimulus Plan Report


"The Japanese yen has posted strong gains in the Tuesday session, as USD/JPY is trading at 104.30. On the release front, Japanese SPPI, which measures corporate inflation, posted a weak gain of 0.2%, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 12:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, rate, trading

SNB Ready for BoE and ECB Easing Says Jordan


"The Swiss National Bank is keeping a close watch on its U.K. and euro-area counterparts and has leeway to adjust policy if needed in the wake of the Brexit vote, President Thomas Jordan said. ?We are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 18:21
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/JPY ? Japanese Trade Surplus Jumps, Yen Unchanged


"The Japanese yen is almost unchanged in the Monday session, as USD/JPY is trading slightly above the 106 level. On the release front, Japanese Trade Balance came in at JPY 33 trillion, easily beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 13:57
Taggar: inflation, market, price index, rate, trade balance, trading

Brazilian Selic Rate Kept at Restrictive 14.25%


"Between October 2014 and July 2015, Brazilian monetary policymakers increased interest rates by 325 basis points, but a year has now passed since policy has changed.  Under a new governor of the Centr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 05:57
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

OANDA MP ? AUD Sinks on RBA Minutes (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the Australian dollar reaction to the RBA minutes, UK inflation data, economic sentiment data from the eurozone and looks ahead to the key events still to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-19 14:26
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.32 Despite Improved CPI


"The British pound has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, erasing the gains from the Monday session. GBP/USD is currently trading at the 1.32 level. On the release front, the UK released a host of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-19 11:53
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound, trading

Inflation Data Unlikely to Prevent August Easing


"European equity markets are poised to open a little lower on Tuesday ahead of the release of the latest inflation data from the U.K.. Core U.K. inflation has been running well below the Bank of Englan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-19 08:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Late yesterday came the as-expected announcement that Peruvian monetary authorities decided once again to keep they main interest rate at 4.25%.  Inflation had accelerated last year, in part because o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:53
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, point, rate

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

AUD/USD -Aussie at 10-Week Highs, US Retail Sales Improve


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Friday and is trading at 0.7650 in the North American session. In economic news, US consumer inflation numbers matched the forecast, while retail sales report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 14:55
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, report, retail sales, trading

Gold Drops to New July Lows as US Numbers Improve, BoE Stands Pat


"Gold has reversed directions on Tuesday and resumed downward movement. In the North American session, the metal is trading at $1329.30. In the US, Unemployment Claims remained at 254 thousand, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 18:12
Taggar: employment, gold, inflation, price index, trading

AUD/USD ? Strong Aussie Shrugs Off Lukewarm Australian Job Data


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement seen in the past two sessions. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7640 in the North American session. In economic news, A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 17:08
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

Bank of Canada Leaves Policy Unchanged


"Canada’s overnight money rate target has been 0.50% since two 25-basis points cut last year implemented in January and July.  Monetary officials retained the 0.50% rate but lowered projected GDP..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-13 18:56
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Japan Expected to Cut Consumer Inflation Forecasts in 2016


"Japan’s government is expected to cut its consumer inflation forecast for the current fiscal year and produce an estimate for fiscal 2017 that is much lower than the central bank’s 2 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-12 15:48
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes Above 1.11, Markets Eye US Jobs Report


"EUR/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades just above the 1.11 level. It’s another quiet day on the release front. The only Eurozone events on the schedule are German inflation indi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-12 12:24
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, price index

Next Week


"Election: Half of Japan’s upper parliamentary house, 121 seats, will be selected on Sunday.  The LDP is expected to win big and perhaps secure a 2/3rds majority. Holiday and Testimony: Bastille..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 20:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, report

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy interest rate was cut to 4.0% today from 4.25%, where such had been since a similar-sized cut in February.  The rate was previously reduced by 3.5 percentage points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 18:39
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Wait and See at the RBA


"The Reserve Bank of Australia as expected retained a 1.75% Official Cash Rate after this month’s Board meeting and released a statement that made a number of points defending its decision. Infla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 19:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Mexican Central Bank Raises Rates After Brexit Fallout


"Mexico’s central bank aggressively raised its key interest rate more than expected on Thursday in a bid to support the peso and calm concerns that currency weakness could inflame inflation. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 21:56
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, point, rate

German Unemployment Falls in May


"German unemployment data for the month of May show a greater than expected decline in the number of unemployed people. The seasonally adjusted unemployment change number fell by a better than expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 13:24
Taggar: employment, inflation

Bank of Israel?s Monetary Policy to ?Remain Accommodative for a Considerable Time?


"Israel’s central bank rate has been at 0.1% since a 15-basis point cut in February 2015, which was preceded by 75 bps worth of easing in each of 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.  Nonetheless, current..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate has been reduced by a further 150 basis points, bringing the cumulative decline to 13.5 percentage points from 30% prior to mid-August 2015.  According to a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 17:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Colombia


"Colombia’s central bank interest rate was again raised on June 22 after the latest monthly meeting.  The increase was 25 basis points to 7.5%, which is three percentage points above the 4.5% lev..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

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 Urges Japan to Overhaul Abenomics


"The International Monetary Fund on Monday urged Japan’s government to overhaul its stimulus policies by moving income policies and labor market reform to the forefront, supported by more monetar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-20 15:52
Taggar: inflation, market

Central Bank of Chile


"Chile’s main central bank interest rate, which has been at 3.5% since 25-basis point hikes last October and December, was left unchanged at the June meeting.  A released statement predicted more..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-17 15:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Gold Rally Continues, Punches Past $1300


"Gold has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the trend seen we have seen for most of the week. XAU/USD is trading at $1301.73 in the North American session. In economic news, consumer inflatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 18:51
Taggar: cpi, gold, inflation, trading

US Crude Oil Dips Lower, US CPI Within Expectations


"US crude has posted slight losses, continuing the slight downward trend we have seen most of the week. WTI Crude is trading at $46.41 in the North American session, its lowest level in close to a mont..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 18:16
Taggar: inflation, trading

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Slides Despite Positive GDP


"NZD/USD posted sharp losses on Thursday, erasing the gains recorded in the Wednesday session. In economic news, New Zealand GDP posted a gain of 0.7%, above the estimate. Later in the day, New Zealand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 17:08
Taggar: cpi, inflation

A 25-Basis Point Central Bank Rate Cut in Indonesia


"Bank Indonesia cut the BI Rate, which had been reduced by 25 basis points each in February 2015 and January, February and March of this year, was cut to 6.5% from 6.75%.  A released statement cited &#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 16:30
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slides Despite Strong Australian Job Numbers


"The Australian dollar has posted sharp losses on Thursday, erasing the gains recorded in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading at 0.7330 in the North American session. On the release front, Austr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:41
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

US Consumer Prices Slow Down in May


"U.S. consumer prices moderated in May, but sustained increases in housing and healthcare costs kept underlying inflation supported, which could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:38
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

U.S. Consumer Price Gains Slow; Underlying Inflation Supported


"U.S. consumer prices moderated in May, but sustained increases in housing and healthcare costs kept underlying inflation supported, which could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:06
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Surges as BoJ Holds Off on Easing


"The Japanese yen has posted huge gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY has dropped 170 points. The pair is trading at 104.30. The yen responded positively to a lack of action from the BoJ at its policy meetin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 13:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, inflation reports, point, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips as Eurozone CPI Declines


"EUR/USD is lower on Thursday, following moderate gains in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.12 line. On the release front, Eurozone Final CPI declined 0.1%, matching the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 12:13
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

FOMC Preview


"The fourth FOMC meeting of 2016 began today and will commence on Wednesday.  A statement will be released at 18:00 GMT along with new forecasts of growth, unemployment, the path of the interest rates..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 23:11
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Bundesbank President Urges Patience for QE Measures to Take Effect


"Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann urged policy makers at the European Central Bank to be patient and await the full impact of recently-announced policy measures, warning that the risk of those polici..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 16:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB?s Weidmann Dismisses Need for More Stimulus


"The European Central Bank need to give its existing policies time to work and its current expansionary stance is appropriate, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Monday, dismissing calls for fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 13:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

50 Basis Point Central Bank Interest Rate Cut in Russia


"Russian monetary authorities reduced their key interest rate to 10.5% on Friday from 11.0% and released a statement that emphasized improved inflation dynamics.  ” Inflation risks shaped by the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-11 22:01
Taggar: inflation, oil, rate

Surprise Central Bank Rate Cut in South Korea


"The Bank of Korea’s Base Rate was sliced 25 basis points to 1.25%.  This first rate change in a year was made “to ensure that the recovery of economic growth continues and consumer price i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 17:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Brazil Holds on Interest Rates as Inflation Nears 10 Percent


"Brazil held interest rates steady at near-10-year high of 14.25 percent on Wednesday, but a cut is expected in the months ahead, said JPMorgan. The country is struggling with a deep recession, with un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 09:40
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Central Bank of Brazil Leaves Policy as Is


"Copom, the Brazilian monetary policy committee, kept its 14.25% Selic rate unchanged as expected.  Brazil remains deeply in recession, but inflation is twice as much as the 4.5% target and is thus the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 03:49
Taggar: inflation, rate

Brazil Poised to Keep Rates on Hold as Inflation Remains High


"Brazil’s central bank will likely keep interest rates on hold for the seventh straight time on Wednesday, resisting pressure to lower borrowing costs amid a recession as inflation remains well a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 08:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"The RBA’s Official Cash Rate, which was reduced for the first time in a year at May’s monthly meeting, was left unchanged at a record low of 1.75% this month. Governor Glenn Stevens releas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-07 15:03
Taggar: inflation, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady Ahead of RBA Rate Announcement


"The Australian dollar has edged higher on Monday, as the pair trades at 0.7360 line early in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Inflation Gauge declined 0.2%, while ANZ Job A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-06 14:48
Taggar: announcement, dollar, inflation, rate

ECB?s Nowotny: Too Early to Say We Have Reached a Turning Point


"European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny said on Friday he was not concerned about inflation remaining well below the bank’s target until 2018, adding that the bank was allow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 11:11
Taggar: bank, inflation

NFP Report Could Disappoint But Still Make Case for June Rate Hike


"USD Rises Ahead of US Jobs Report as Europe Keeps Rates and QE Unchanged The European Central Bank (ECB) as expected did not change its interest rate or made any modifications to its quantitative easi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 21:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

ECB ? My Top 8 Takeaways


"Here are my Main Takeaways from the June ECB Announcement and Mario Draghi’s Press Conference – will update if needed. Top Takeaways from ECB ECB Hikes 2016 GDP and Inflation Forecasts Mor..."

Central Bank News from Japan as Investors Await ECB Press Conference


"Bank of Japan Board member Sato spoke sharply in opposition to the current policy stance.  He had voted against negative interest rates earlier this year and is even more convinced now that the strate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 13:54
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB Seen Firmly on Hold, Set to Raise Inflation Forecast


"Keeping interest rates firmly on hold, the European Central Bank will probably raise growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday, a rare positive step even as it emphasises persistent negative risks an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 08:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

German Consumer Prices Recover Ahead of ECB


"German consumer prices unexpectedly halted their decline in May, offering some good news to policy makers struggling to revive price growth in the 19-nation euro area. The inflation rate rose to zero..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-30 15:58
Taggar: inflation, rate

Fourth Ukraine Central Bank Interest Rate Cut in Nine Months


"The National Bank of Ukraine Board announced a one percentage point reduction in its key interest rate to 18%, which was smaller than cuts of 3 percentage points (ppts) in August 2015, 5 ppts in Septe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady Ahead of Japanese Inflation Reports


"USD/JPY continues to have a quiet week, as the pair remains close to the 110 line in the Thursday session. On the release front, Japanese corporate inflation posted a weak gain of 0.2%, matching the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 12:02
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, home sales, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Trading Quietly at 110, Markets Eye Japanese Inflation Numbers


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Wednesday, following gains which marked the Tuesday session. The pair is trading slightly above the key 110 line. On the release front, there are no major events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-25 13:43
Taggar: inflation, oil, trade balance, trading

OANDA MP ? Carney Stands by Brexit Risks (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading today, eurozone and German data, the BoE inflation report hearing and the eurogroup meeting to discuss Greece’s bailout."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 15:51
Taggar: inflation, market, report, trading

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"A 50-basis point hike in the lending and borrowing rates three months ago to 8.0% and 6.5% had been characterized by monetary officials as a pre-emptive move:  “Excessive growth of broad mo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-20 17:44
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"A 6.75% BI has been retained.  This was a second straight month without a change in the monetary stance following 25-bp cuts in each of the first three months of 2016.  The statement release..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 17:03
Taggar: inflation

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

USD Rangebound Ahead of Central Bank Meeting Notes


"Inflation Beats Expectations and Puts June Rate Hike Back on the Table The U.S. central bank does not host a monetary policy meeting in May. That does not mean the Fed will not impact the forex market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 22:33
Taggar: bank, forex, forex market, inflation, market, rate

Crude Edges Above $48, Markets Eye FOMC Minutes


"US crude is steady on Tuesday, as crude trades at $48.10 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $49.22, as the Brent premium stands at $1.12. In economic news, US consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 17:44
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Edges Higher, NZ Dairy Auction Next


"NZD/USD has posted small gains on Tuesday, continuing the slight gains which marked the Monday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at the 0.68 line. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 16:38
Taggar: inflation, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Edges Higher, NZ Dairy Auction Next


"NZD/USD has posted small gains on Tuesday, continuing the slight gains which marked the Monday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at the 0.68 line. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 16:38
Taggar: inflation, trading

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank executive board left its main interest rate at 4.25%.  There’s been just one change this year, a 25-basis point cut in February, but seven 50-basis point reducti..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 16:01
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Lower, Japanese GDP Next


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades just below the 109.60 line in the European session. On the release front, it’s a busy day. The US will release key consumer inflation repo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 12:35
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, market, report

UK and US Inflation Data Eyed


"European equity markets are expected to open a little higher on Tuesday as traders look toward the CPI data from the U.K. and the U.S. for signs that inflationary pressures are actually returning. Ahe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 08:16
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Steady, NZ Inflation Expectations Next


"NZD/USD has posted slight gains on Monday, reversing the losses which marked the Friday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading just below the 0.68 line. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-16 16:29
Taggar: inflation, point, trading

Week Ahead in FX Inflation Data and FOMC Minutes


"After Lucky Friday 13 the USD to Cool With Dovish FOMC Minutes and Low Inflation Friday the 13 is usually considered an unlucky day but the USD rally was given a boost by the retail sales data coming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 21:34
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady as Key US Data Next


"The Australian dollar has posted small losses on Friday, continuing the downward movement which marked the Thursday session. AUD/USD is trading slightly below the 0.73 line in North American session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 14:00
Taggar: dollar, inflation, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen in Holding Pattern Ahead of Key US Data


"USD/JPY is subdued on Friday, as the pair trades just below the 109 line in the European session. On the release front, Japanese Tertiary Activity came in at -0.7%, well below expectations. The US wil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 13:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, inflation, report, retail sales

Central Reserve Bank of Peru Retains 4.25% Interest Rate


"Citing a reversal of expected inflation, food prices and utilities, as well as a recovering in domestic demand, Peruvian monetary policymakers, who had hiked their key interest rate in September and D..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 03:07
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

OANDA MP ? GBP Rises After Super Thursday (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks ahead to today’s key economic events. In today’s video, Craig talks about R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 17:12
Taggar: inflation, market, report, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Drifting, US Jobless Claims Jumps


"The Australian dollar is showing limited movement on Thursday, continuing the lack of movement which marked the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7350 in the North American session. On the re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 16:19
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

Filipino Monetary Policy


"Monetary Board officials at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas left the key overnight borrowing and lending rates at 4.0% and 6.0%, assessing the environment for inflation to be still manageable.  The l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 16:04
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of England Leaves Policy Settings Unchanged and Warn Sternly about Dangers of Leaving EU


"Members of the Monetary Policy Committee were unanimous in retaining a 0.5% Bank Rate and GBP 375 billion limit on the asset purchase program.  Inflation of 0.5% is only a fourth of the 2.0% medi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 15:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Brexit Debate Dominates Super Thursday


"It?s been a relatively slow start to the week but things should pick up on ?Super Thursday? as we get the latest monetary policy decision from the Bank of England, the minutes from the meeting, the la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 07:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, report

Central Bank of Iceland


"Inside of less than a six-month span, the seven-day collateralized Icelandic lending rate was raised three times by 50 basis points each between June 2015 and last November to the current 6.5% level.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-11 16:33
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

OANDA MP ? Yen Down on Intervention Talk (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks ahead to today’s key economic events. In today’s video, Craig talks about the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 15:53
Taggar: finance, inflation, market, trading

APAC Currency Corner -Aussie Slide


"AUDUSD  The Aussie took it on the chin from numerous angles overnight. The weaker Chinese trade data and the accompanying move lower in commodity prices have led to USD buying against commodity curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 05:03
Taggar: aussie, currencies, inflation

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

US Continues Rally After NFP Stumble


"The U.S. dollar advanced against other major currencies on Monday as signs of rising wage inflation in Friday?s U.S. jobs report could keep the Federal Reserve on course for dollar-supportive interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 15:48
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, rate, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slides as RBA Lowers Inflation Forecast, US NFP Plunges


"The Australian dollar has dropped over 100 points on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7360 in the European session. On the release front, the RBA lowered its inflation forecast. The Australian Construct..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-06 14:37
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point

Mexican Central Bank Interest Rate Left at 3.75%


"Officials are watching the peso very carefully.  Excessive depreciation could lift expected inflation and thus jeopardize the 3% inflation target.  When the peso was dropping sharply in Febr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 21:55
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s reserve requirement and monetary policy interest rate of 1.75% were not changed at the May meeting of the central bank board.  A released statement projected continuing negative C..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 17:12
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI®


"UK services growth weakest in over three years in April Key Points: Business Activity Index hits 38-month low Slowest rise in employment since August 2013 Input price inflation at 27-month high Summar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 13:22
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

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

Reserve Bank of Australia?s Official Cash Rate Reduced to 1.75%


"The 25-basis point OCR reduction was not anticipated but likewise is not shocking juxtaposed against such recent data reports as these: Consumer prices had been expected to rise 0.2% last quarter but..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 22:12
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate, report

Canadian RBC PMI Signals Growth in Manufacturing Sector in April


"April data from the RBC PMI highlighted a sustained recovery in business conditions across the Canadian manufacturing sector, with growth of output, new orders and employment all accelerating since th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 17:06
Taggar: employment, inflation, manufacture, point, rate

APAC Currency Corner ? RBA?s Turn


"AUD We have a huge week ahead in Australia, highlighted by Tuesday’s RBA policy review and Federal Budget   IN the wake of last week’s tepid inflation report, Traders have been increasingl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 02:40
Taggar: inflation, market, rate, report

Key Russian Central Bank Rate Kept at 11.0%


"The Central Bank of Russia’s Board of Directors projects a drop of CPI inflation from 7.3% currently to 5% a year from now and the 4.0% target by end-2017.  But officials want to be more co..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 17:51
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation

Russian Central Bank Holds Rate at 11%


"Russia’s central bank held interest rates steady at 11 percent on Friday, in line with expectations, although it signaled that if inflation kept on falling it would cut soon. The bank said in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 16:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

US PCE Index Rose Slightly Putting More Doubts About Fed Rate Hike


"U.S. inflation barely rose in March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less likely that the Federal Reserve will be able to hike interest rates twice this year. The Commerce Department sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 15:55
Taggar: consumption, inflation, price index, rate

Central Bank of Brazil


"The Brazilian Selic rate was retained at 14.25%.  It’s been at that level since a 50-basis point hike at the end of last July, which culminated 325 basis points of increases since October 2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 04:48
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand: No Changes


"New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate was left at 2.25%, and a released statement said the kiwi remains overvalued, inflation is low, and that “further policy easing may be required to ensure t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 04:37
Taggar: inflation, kiwi, point, rate

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

Another 15-Basis Point Central Bank Rate Cut in Hungary


"Magyar Nemzeti Bank cut its base rate to 1.05% from 1.20%.  The rate had been frozen at 1.35% from July 2015 until last month’s meeting when a similar-sized rate cut was implemented in conj..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-26 16:28
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Fed Statement Likely to Remain Dovish


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will likely strike a dovish tone on interest rates against a backdrop of middling economic growth and slowly rising inflation, Ameriprise Financial Chief Market Stra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-26 16:03
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Lower Awaiting FOMC and Canadian GDP


"The Canadian dollar retreated at the start of the week as it gave up the gains from Friday’s strong inflation and retail sales data. The loonie had a horrible start to 2016 after the price of oi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 22:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, loonie, oil, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Surging Dollar Pushes Past 111


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged on Monday, as the pair has paused following sharp gains on Friday. In the European session, USD/JPY is trading at 111.20. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 12:29
Taggar: inflation, rate, trading

Bund Yields Set For One Of The Biggest Weekly Rises In 2016


"German Bund yields stabilised on Friday but were still on course for one of their biggest weekly gains since December last year after a rebound in oil prices and a wait-and-see message from the Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 14:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, oil

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s key monetary policy rate has been reduced by three percentage points to 19%.  This was the third cut in eight months, the earlier two being moves of three percentage points in Aug..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 16:43
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

New Zealand Central Bank not Expected to Cut Rates Next Week


"Inflation for the first quarter of the year was bang on Reserve Bank expectations and won’t add weight for another rate cut next week, say economists. At 0.2 per cent for the quarter and 0.4 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-19 13:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Peruvian Central Bank Interest Rate Kept at 4.25%


"Four previous 25-basis point rate increases were implemented last September, December, January and February in response to inflation considerably above the 1-3% target.  April’s was the sec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 17:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Reuters Economist Poll Shows Fed to Raise Rates 2 Times in 2016


"The U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates twice this year, most likely in June, but the probability has faded on signs of a weak start to the year, inflation that is still tame and a brittle..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 16:49
Taggar: inflation, rate

OANDA MP ? Aussie Up on Strong Jobs Data (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks ahead to today’s key economic events. In today’s video, Craig talks about the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 16:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, report, trading

US CPI Rise Lower than Expected in March


"U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in March and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting the Federal Reserve will remain cautious about raising interest rates this year. Other data on Thursda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 15:40
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Busy Schedule for the Markets on Thursday


"Thursday is shaping up to be a busy day for financial markets, starting with  U.S. inflation data for March, followed by more speeches from Federal Reserve officials and topped off with  and a batch o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 13:56
Taggar: financial, inflation, market, report

Bank of Canada Retains 0.5% Overnight Money Rate Target and Releases New Forecasts


"A statement justifying the existing central bank interest rate structure makes seven primary assertions. First, the global economic outlook has weakened since January. Second, commodity prices are sli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 16:57
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

Central Bank of Chile


"There were two 25-basis point Chilean interest rate hikes in the final quarter of 2015.  They were the first tightenings in several years, but there has been no further change in the 3.5% range s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 03:32
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Steady, NZ Consumer Report Next


"NZD/USD has posted small gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 0.6840 in the North American session. In the US, there are no major events on the schedule. The NFIB Small Business Index beat expectat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 16:31
Taggar: inflation, price index, report

OANDA MP ? Market Snapshot (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks at today’s key economic events. In today’s video Craig discusses the Australia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 15:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, market, oil, pound, trading

Oil Retains $40-Plus Level


"After closing above $40 per barrel on Monday, West Texas Intermediate crude oil extended its rebound by 0.6% to $40.59.  Investors are hopeful that upcoming talks between OPEC and Russia will yie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 14:09
Taggar: inflation, oil

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher After Japan Hints at Currency Intervention


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 108.30 in the European session. On the release front, Japanese Preliminary Machinery Tools posted a sharp decline of 21.2%. Later, Jap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 11:52
Taggar: inflation, market

U.K. Inflation Rate Hits 15-Month High


"U.K. inflation accelerated to a 15-month high in March as an early Easter boosted air fares and clothing prices increased. Consumer prices rose 0.5 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace since..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 10:54
Taggar: inflation, rate

Futures Lower Ahead of U.K. Inflation Data


"European futures are pointing slightly lower ahead of the open on Tuesday, as investors eye the latest inflation data from the U.K. and negotiations between Greece and its lenders continue. Inflation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 07:45
Taggar: inflation, oil, point

China March Consumer Inflation Stable, but Producer Prices Fall Again


"China’s consumer price inflation rose less than expected in March, flattening out after a four-month strengthening trend, but wholesale prices remained stubbornly in deflation. Consumer prices i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-11 08:35
Taggar: inflation

Europe Seen Lower as Oil and Yen Continue Ascent


"European stock markets are expected to open slightly lower on Monday, following some mixed trade in Asia overnight and ahead of a quieter start to the week on the economic data side. We got the first..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-11 07:53
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

National Bank of Serbia


"The statement released by the central bank executive board after it left the 4.25% key interest rate as is for a second straight time makes the same points mentioned in the prior statement.  The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 15:52
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

The Fed Is Split on This Crucial Economic Question, March Minutes Show


"Federal Reserve officials seemed evenly split at their March meeting on the key question of whether the recent pickup in core inflation would prove persistent, according to minutes of the meeting rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 09:36
Taggar: inflation

Yen Still Gets a Boost from Risk Aversion


" Fundamentally, the currency is a weak one, and could become more so if underlying inflation moves lower."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-06 10:26
Taggar: currency, inflation

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

Japan?s Monetary Base Rises to Record High


"Japan’s monetary base stood at a record-high 375.70 trillion yen ($3.36 trillion) at the end of March, up 27.0 percent from a year earlier, as the Bank of Japan continued to provide more liquidi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 18:02
Taggar: bank, inflation

RBI, RBA and MAS 3 Asian Central Banks on Deck This Week


"Central banks in India and Australia are set to issue policy decisions this week as both countries face concerns about bad debt. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will announce its decision on Tuesday a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 16:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

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

Here?s the Buzzword to Listen for in Yellen?s Speech


"Five. Count em?five. Five different Federal Reserve officials in recent days pointed to rising inflation expectations as a potential economic drag well before actual inflation takes hold. The frequenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 13:07
Taggar: inflation, market, point

Consumers Stingy, Home Sales Rebound: U.S. Economic Takeaways


"What you need to know about Monday?s U.S. economic data: PERSONAL INCOME AND SPENDING (FEBRUARY) Spending rose 0.1 percent for third month after January outlays revised sharply lower from previously r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 08:05
Taggar: inflation, report

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

US Consumer Spending Rises Slightly in February


"U.S. consumer spending rose marginally in February and overall inflation retreated, suggesting the Federal Reserve will continue to gradually raise interest rates this year despite a tightening labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 15:19
Taggar: inflation, margin, market, rate

Managing the Dollar Through a Period of Policy Normalization


"So far, so good.  After years of running an extraordinarily loose monetary policy required by insufficiently high inflation, excessive labor market capacity, an inappropriately tight U.S. fiscal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 21:21
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Markets Eye US Durables and Jobless Claims


"USD/JPY is  showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at 112.70 in the European session. On the release front, there are two key releases on the schedule ? Core Durable Goods Orders and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 13:35
Taggar: cpi, durable goods, employment, goods orders, indicators, inflation, market

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"Filipino central bank policy settings — a 4.0% overnight borrowing rate, a 6% overnight lending rate, and existing reserve requirement ratios — were left unchanged as expected.  The l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 21:26
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bundesbank Weidmann Does not See Sustained Deflation Pressures


"The European Central Bank should be flexible about the time it takes to lift inflation back to target and should worry about low bank profits as they could reduce the effectiveness of its policies, Go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 15:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, profit

Fed?s Evans Says CB Held Rates Due to More Risks to Economic Outlook


"The Federal Reserve’s decision not to raise interest rates last week but to wait until it is more confident that inflation is headed towards the central bank’s 2-percent goal is “app..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-22 21:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank of Thailand, South Korea GDP, Japan Inflation on Tap This Week


"The Bank of Thailand will face a tough policy decision, while South Korea will release its fourth-quarter growth report and Japan offers up an inflation reading in a holiday shortened week. On Wednesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-21 09:57
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

Bank of Mexico


"Mexico’s policy interest rate was left at 3.75%.  An unexpected 50-basis point increase in February has lent the peso a more stable tone.  A released statement from the Bank of Mexico says that..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-18 23:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Russian Monetary Policy Left Unchanged


"After keeping the 11.0% policy interest rate unchanged, Russian monetary policymakers released at statement that called the policy stance “moderately tight” and noted a drop in on-year CPI..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-18 23:29
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Central Bank of Chile


"Chile’s monetary policy rate was left unchanged at 3.5%.  Last October, officials raised such by 25 basis points, the first increase of any size since June 2011, and that action was followed by..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-18 05:51
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Swiss National Bank


"The latest quarterly review of Swiss monetary policy revises projected growth and inflation lower in both 2016 and 2017 but left policy settings unchanged.  Fourteen months have passed since a 1.2 fra..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 21:01
Taggar: foreign exchange, inflation, market

Bank of England


"The Monetary Policy Committee approved by a unanimous vote to keep the U.K. Bank Rate at 0.50% and leave the Asset Purchase Program ceiling unchanged at GBP 375 billion.  Like Fed officials yesterday..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 20:40
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key monetary policy interest rate was left unchanged in March.  Last year saw seven 50-basis point reductions between March and October, and an eighth cut, this time of 25 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 20:18
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5%


"The Bank of England?s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) sets monetary policy to meet the 2% inflation target and in a way that helps to sustain growth and employment. At its meeting ending on 16 March 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 14:08
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

Beleaguered Venezuela Steps Up Anti Bitcoin Propaganda


"Venezuela has 98.3% inflation and people are reportedly turning to bitcoin."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 12:22
Taggar: inflation, report

USD Drops After Dovish FOMC


"The release of the FOMC statement and economic projections put downward pressure on the U.S. dollar. The USD was weaker across the board versus majors. The statement by the U.S. Federal Reserve was in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 22:40
Taggar: dollar, inflation, investment, market, rate

FOMC Statement and Press Conference


"A 9-1 vote left the federal funds target range at 0.25-0.50%, with K.C. Fed President Esther George dissenting in favor of a 25-basis point tightening.  The FOMC released a statement and new forecasts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 21:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"The Monetary Policy Committee has retained a 6.5% 7-day collateralized lending interest rate.  Prior hikes were made of  50 basis points last June and August as well as 25 bps in November, which was t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 19:08
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Gold Drifting as Market Eye FOMC Statement


"Gold price is almost unchanged on Wednesday, trading at a spot price of $1228.64 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, today’s highlight is the Federal Reserve rate annou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 19:02
Taggar: announcement, cpi, gold, indicators, inflation, rate, trading

US Crude Oil Posts Gains as Crude Inventories Miss Expectations


"US crude futures has moved higher on Wednesday, trading at $37.91 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $40.27, as Brent’s premium stands at $2.46. In econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 18:36
Taggar: announcement, indicators, inflation, rate, trading

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

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure, Australian Employment Change Next


"The Australian dollar continues to lose ground on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 0.7430 early in the North American session. On the release front, today’s highlight is the Federal Reserve rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 13:42
Taggar: announcement, cpi, dollar, indicators, inflation, rate

CAD Strengthens as the BOC Remains Neutral and Oil Rises


"Core inflation is on target and the oil price has started moving higher which bodes well for the resource exporting nation."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 09:52
Taggar: inflation, oil

How the Fed Could Be Wrong on Inflation


"Policymakers at the U.S. Federal Reserve are in danger of failing to see the real path of inflation rates and stoking market volatility in the process, according to new research by multinational inves..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-16 09:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, investment, market, rate

Gold Under Pressure Ahead of FOMC Statement


"Gold price have posted slight losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward slide which began late last week. The base metal is trading at a spot price of $1230.75 an ounce in the North American session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 18:37
Taggar: gold, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

Fresh Gloom Rekindles Risk Aversion


"The Bank of Japan did not augment policy stimulus but did downgrade exports and residential construction and also observed that expected inflation has slipped.  The yen advanced 0.7% against the dolla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 17:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, oil

US Crude Oil Slide Continues on Oversupply Jitters


"US crude futures continue to lose ground on Tuesday, trading at $36.40 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $38.65, as Brent’s premium stands at $2.25. In e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 17:23
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Slide Continues, NZ Dairy Auction Next


"NZD/USD has posted losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward movement of the Monday session. The pair is trading at 0.6650 early in the North American session. In economic news, New Zealand will rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 15:48
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, price index, report, retail sales, trading

Fed to Use Rhetoric as It Holds Rate Unchanged This Week


"The Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates this week, but will likely make clear that as long as U.S. inflation and jobs continue to strengthen, economic weakness overseas won’t stop r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 16:47
Taggar: inflation, rate

National Bank of Poland Keeps Key 1.5% Interest Rate and Adopts New Macroeconomic Forecasts


"Poland?s monetary policy interest rate was cut from 4.75% to 2.5% between November 2012 and July 2013, reduced by a further 100 bps in two increments during the first quarter of 2015, but not changed..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 20:11
Taggar: inflation, rate

UK Public Inflation Expectations Drop to 16-Year Low ? Bank of England


"The British public’s expectation for inflation over the next 12 months fell to its lowest in more than 16 years, a Bank of England survey showed on Friday, raising the risk that below-target pri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 14:45
Taggar: bank, inflation

Oil Slump Teaches Draghi a Tough Lesson


"For nearly an hour on Thursday afternoon it was all going so well. The European Central Bank (ECB) announced a better-than-expected range of stimulus measures aimed at rescuing a fragile recovery in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 13:52
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market

FX5: ECB December Deja Vu, Not Even Close


"Friday March 11: Five-things the markets are talking about ECB’s Draghi did not disappoint yesterday, he delivered a full slate of monetary policy easing in his continuing quest to spark inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 13:28
Taggar: currency, inflation, market, point

Central Reserve Bank of Peru Raises Interest Rate to 4.25%


"Peru’s policy interest rate was increased by another 25 basis points in March, the fourth advance in four months and the fifth in seven months.  A released statement, like earlier ones, characte..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 07:51
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady, US Jobless Claims Beat Expectations


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement in the Wednesday session.  AUD/USD is trading at the 0.75 line early in the North American session. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 16:37
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, inflation, trading

China Inflation Rises to 2.3% in February


"China’s inflation accelerated to 2.3 percent in February, driven by a jump in food prices, but stayed below the government’s official target for the year. The consumer price rise reported..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 16:34
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

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

Draghi?s Best Opportunity to Unleash the Bazooka


"All eyes will be on the ECB on Thursday as President Mario Draghi attempts to avoid the mistakes of the past and deliver on a monetary easing package that is worthy of driving inflation back towards i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 08:38
Taggar: bank, inflation

AUD/USD ? Aussie Surge Continues, Tops 75


"The Australian dollar has posted strong gains on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7490 in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Westpac Consumer Sentiment posted a weak reading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 17:15
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, inflation, oil

Markets Projecting Low Rates for Longer


"World markets may have recovered their poise from a torrid start to the year, but their outlook for global growth and inflation is now so bleak they are betting on developed world interest rates remai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-09 16:52
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Price Action in EUR/USD Suggests Investors Expect ECB to Over-Deliver


"This week?s key event is the European Central Bank?s meeting on March 10. Traders expect the ECB to lower projections for growth and inflation at the Thursday meeting and to take further action. In Fe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 17:43
Taggar: bank, inflation

Gold?s Best Start Since 1974 Shows It?s Not Just Inflation Hedge


" For an asset touted as a hedge against inflation, gold?s doing pretty well right now.The metal is off to..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 00:01
Taggar: gold, inflation

Central Bank of Brazil


"Brazil is gripped by an extreme case of stagflation.  In all likelihood, GDP will post a second straight contraction this year of more than 3.0% despite Brazil’s hosting of the summer Olymp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 18:24
Taggar: cpi, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of GDP


"USD/CAD is trading quietly to start the week, as the pair trades at 1.3565 in the European session. On the release front, there are just two US releases – Chicago PMI and Pending Home Sales. Can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-01 13:44
Taggar: chicago pmi, home sales, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

Poor US Economic Data Doesn?t Affect EUR/USD


"Macroeconomic data released from the United States today was weak, but it did not prevent the dollar from rallying to the highest level since February 1 against the euro. One..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-29 21:02
Taggar: chicago pmi, dollar, inflation

USD/CAD ? Loonie Steady After Spectacular Week, Canadian GDP Next


"USD/CAD is trading quietly to start the week, as the pair trades at 1.3565 in the European session. On the release front, there are just two US releases – Chicago PMI and Pending Home Sales. Can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-29 13:49
Taggar: chicago pmi, home sales, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

EUR/USD Ends Consolidation Period with Move Down


"Today, EUR/USD has ended its short consolidation period with a sharp move down. The currency pair was hurt by weak inflation data released from countries of the eurozone and&#..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower, US GDP Next


"The euro remains quiet on Friday, as EUR/USD is trading at the 1.10 line in the European session. It’s a busy day on the release front. Eurozone inflation numbers remain soft, as French and Span..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 12:10
Taggar: cpi, inflation, report, trading

Fed?s Bullard Sticks to Script, Says Unwise to Keep Hiking Rates


"A top Federal Reserve official on Wednesday reiterated his opposition to further interest rate hikes given that U.S. inflation expectations have fallen and threaten the U.S. central bank’s credi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 05:44
Taggar: bank, bull, inflation, market, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, US Housing Report Next


"The Japanese yen is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as USD/JPY trades at 111.80 in the European session. In economic news, Japanese SPPI, which measures corporate inflation, dipped to 0.2% in J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 14:56
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, home sales, inflation, rate

Hungarian National Bank


"The central bank monetary council agreed again to leave Hungary’s base rate at 1.35% but left the door open to possible further easing of an already accommodative stance.  In any case, ther..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 17:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Flexes Muscles, US Housing, Consumer Confidence Next


"The Japanese yen has reversed directions and posted strong gains on Tuesday. In the European session, USD/JPY is trading at the 112 line. In economic news, Japan will release SPPI,  which measures inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 13:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, inflation, rate, trading

AUD/USD -Aussie Pushes Higher to Kick Off Week


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.71 line in the European session. In economic news, there are no Australian releases on the schedule. In the US, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 14:53
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, market, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Dips, Markets Eye US Consumer Price Index


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.71 line in the European session. In economic news, there are no Australian releases on the schedule. In the US, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-19 14:50
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, market, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Rallies, US CPI Report Next


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains on Friday, as USD/JPY has dropped below the 113 line in the European session. In economic news, Japanese All Industries Activity posted a second straight decli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-19 14:12
Taggar: inflation, market

ECB Worried About China?s Growth


"Members of the bank’s 25-member governing council also debated whether current low levels of inflation in Europe could become chronic by being ingrained in wage and price agreements. The concern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 18:45
Taggar: bank, inflation

NZD/USD ? Little Change as Manufacturing Inflation Dips


"NZD/USD is listless on Thursday and is trading at 0.6630 in the North American session. On the release front, New Zealand inflation numbers were weak, as PPI Input posted a decline of 1.2%. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 17:33
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, trading

Hawk Bullard Calls Raising Rates Unwise


"St. Louis Fed leader cites declining inflation expectations Asset-price bubbles aren’t a worry amid turmoil, he adds Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said recent financi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 16:30
Taggar: bank, bull, financial, inflation, market, oil, rate

Expressions of Concern


"St. Louis Fed President Bullard, who had previously been urging interest rate normalization, gave a speech warning that further rate hikes would be risky in light of the continuing decline of market-b..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 16:01
Taggar: bank, bull, indicators, inflation, market, rate

In Switch, Bullard Warns Against Rate Hikes, Suggesting Fed?s Direction


"One of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s most prominent advocates of higher interest rates on Wednesday declared it “unwise” to move any further in light of weak inflation and global volati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 11:28
Taggar: bull, inflation, rate

Gold Posts Gains, Fed Minutes Next


"Gold remains choppy this week, and has posted  slight gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, the base metal is trading at $1212.50 an ounce. On the release front, there was some positive n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 19:10
Taggar: gold, inflation, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Slightly Higher, Markets Await Fed Minutes


"NZD/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday and is trading at 0.6630 in the North American session. In the US, there was positive inflation news as PPI posted a gain of 0.1%, beating the estimate. Bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 18:38
Taggar: inflation, trading

Dovish Remarks from a Federal Reserve President


"Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren gave a speech overnight that warned of long-lasting effects on inflation from the plunge of energy prices and predicted that such could impeded efforts to raise U.S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-17 16:24
Taggar: inflation, rate

OANDA MP ? Sterling Pounded on Weak CPI (Video)


"With the pound coming under heavy pressure in response to the weaker core inflation data from the UK, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam takes a look at GBPUSD, EURGBP and GBPJPY charts, and also provi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 19:19
Taggar: gold, inflation, market, pound

Bank of Korea


"The seven-day repo rate was left at 1.5%, its level since a 25-basis point cut last June.  Five such reductions were spaced out between May 2013 and June 2015.  Monetary officials, who meet..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 18:15
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Reuters Poll Points to 2 Fed Rate Hikes in 2016


"Growing concerns about weak global growth and inflation are unlikely to deter the U.S. Federal Reserve from tightening policy, according to a Reuters poll that suggested two interest rate hikes are li..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 17:56
Taggar: inflation, rate

UK Inflation Edges up to One-Year High in January as Fuel Price Fall Slows


"British annual inflation edged up to a 12-month high last month, offering modest signs that price growth may be climbing off 2015’s record lows, official figures showed on Tuesday. Consumer pric..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 16:28
Taggar: inflation, rate

Concerns about Europe


"European markets had rallied Monday, spurred by upbeat remarks from ECB President Draghi regarding the economic outlook and the readiness of central ban policymakers to act further to stimulate growth..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 15:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

U.K. Inflation Rate Rises To Highest in 12-Months


"Core inflation slows to 1.2% from 1.4% as air fares tumble Inflation well below 2% target supports no BOE action on rates U.K. inflation climbed to its highest in a year in January, driven by motor fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 13:10
Taggar: inflation, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s monetary policy rate was raised 25 basis points for a third straight month and by such an amount for the fourth time since September.  It now stands at 4.25%.  Inflation acceler..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-12 18:19
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

Fed Consumer Survey Shows Low Inflation Expectations


"An increasingly important gauge of U.S. inflation tumbled last month to its lowest level since the Federal Reserve Bank of New York began the survey in mid-2013, in what could be taken as another warn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-08 20:25
Taggar: bank, inflation

BoE Vote Unanimous, Holds Rate, Low Inflation Forces Vote Switch


"Bank of England policy maker Ian McCafferty dropped his call for an interest-rate increase as officials cut their growth and inflation forecasts and signalled borrowing costs will stay low. The Moneta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 14:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

BOE to Hold Rates But Dovish Reports Could Push Hike Beyond 2016


"The Bank of England not expected to raise rate on February, quarterly inflation and forecasts will give insight into rest of 2016 The Bank of England (BoE) will be one of the few major central banks m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 21:07
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s council of monetary policymakers last changed the key reference interest rate in March 2015.  That move was a reduction as were nine changes totaling 275 basis points between Novem..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 19:36
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

BOJ December Minutes Don?t Show Negative Rates Debate


"Bank of Japan (BOJ) policymakers debated the feasibility of adopting supplementary steps for their massive stimulus program, though they agreed that the broad price trend was improving steadily, minut..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, price trend, rate

Draghi Under Pressure As Euro Area Price Cuts Intensify


"Manufacturing, services price cuts highlight inflation concern Purchasing managers index falls to 4-month low in January The euro area?s manufacturing and services industries cut prices at the fastest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 13:22
Taggar: inflation, point

RBI Keeps Rate Unchanged at 6.75%


"The Reserve Bank of India today continued with its status quo for the second straight policy review and kept unchanged its key policy rates as it awaits clarity on the government’s fiscal positi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 18:09
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Japan?s Monetary Base Expands to Record High


"Japan’s monetary base stood at a record-high 358.76 trillion yen ($2.97 trillion) at the end of January, up 28.8 percent from a year earlier, as the Bank of Japan continued to provide more liqui..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 17:55
Taggar: bank, inflation

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

Central Bank of Russia


"Russia’s key interest rate was left at 11.0%, its level since a 50-basis point reduction last July.  At the end of 2014, the rate stood at 17% in an effort to contain inflation and ruble de..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-29 20:57
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Markets Await US Consumer Confidence


"The Japanese yen is steady on Tuesday, as USD/JPY trades at 118.50 in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese inflation numbers were positive, as the Services Producer Price Index b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 17:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, point, price index

BoE Forbes Say Hikes Will Come After Wages Rise


"The beginning of the tightening cycle in the UK should come once the wage growth and the unit labor costs begin to increase to such a level that their strength is enough to offset cheap oil, and is co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 17:04
Taggar: cpi, inflation, 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

Draghi Hits Back at Critics


"European Central Bank (ECB) boss Mario Draghi has hit back at critics of the bank’s decisions to keep interest rates low and launch a ?1.5 trillion (£1.1 trillion) asset purchase programme.  Dra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 16:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/SGD ? Little Movement as Singapore CPI Dips


"USD/SGD is unchanged on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.4290 in the North American session. In economic news, Singapore CPI posted a decline of 0.6%. There are no US releases on the schedule. On Tuesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 16:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, inflation

USD/JPY ? Japan Posts Trade Surplus, Yen Steady


"The Japanese yen is steady on Monday, as USD/JPY trades at 118.50 in the European session. On the release front, Japan posted a trade surplus in December, but missed the estimate. On Monday, Japan rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 15:18
Taggar: inflation, rate

SUD/SGD ? Sing Rallies, Singapore CPI Next


"USD/SGD has posted gains on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.4270 in the European session. In economic news, today’s highlight is Existing Home Sales, with the markets expecting a surge in the De..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-22 14:42
Taggar: cpi, home sales, inflation, market, report

USD/SGD ? Sing Rallies, Singapore CPI Next


"USD/SGD has posted gains on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.4270 in the European session. In economic news, today’s highlight is Existing Home Sales, with the markets expecting a surge in the De..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-22 14:42
Taggar: cpi, home sales, inflation, market, report

Bond Market Doubts Fed Will Raise Rates in 2016


"The bond market is starting to doubt whether the Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates at all this year, as the global economic outlook dims. With inflation expectations tumbling and st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 19:54
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

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

Bank Negara Malaysia Keeps 3.25% Benchmark Interest Rate


"Malaysia’s central bank interest rate was cut five times between March 2010 and July 2014 to its current level of 3.25%, which was retained at the latest meeting of the monetary policy committee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 18:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

AUD/USD ? Limited Moves Ahead of US Employment Report


"The Australian dollar is steady on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades slightly above the 0.69 line in the European session. On the release front, Australian MI Inflation Expectations. posted a strong gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 12:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, market

Crude Oil Under Pressure, US CPI Misses Estimate


"US Crude has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as February futures are trading at $28.44 a barrel in the North American session. In economic news, CPI posted a weak reading of 0.1%, short of the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 17:51
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, trading

Crude Oil Under Pressure, US CPI Misses Estimate


"US Crude has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as February futures are trading at $28.44 a barrel in the North American session. In economic news, CPI posted a weak reading of 0.1%, short of the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 17:51
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slips as Australian Consumer Sentiment Disappoints


"The Australian dollar has posted losses on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.6850 in the European session. On the release front, Australian Westpac Consumer Sentiment disappointed with a sharp drop of..."

EUR/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye CPI Report


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week, as the pair trades at the 1.0940 line in the European session. On the release front, German PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, below the estimate. We could see..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 13:07
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, report

UK Inflation Rate Rises to 11 Month High


"The UK’s inflation rate rose to an 11-month high in December, with a sharp rise in air fares offsetting falling food and clothing prices. The rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index rose t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 19:06
Taggar: inflation, rate

Currency Devaluation an Option for China to Return to Growth


"Currency devaluation is China’s last and only realistic choice, in my view. A currency devaluation of 10-15 percent would stimulate export growth and foster inflation that could ease the delever..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 18:37
Taggar: currency, financial, inflation, market

AUD/USD ? Aussie Kicks Off Week With Gains


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Monday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.69 line in the European session. Australian releases started the week on a mixed note, as the MI Inflation Gauge posted a g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 11:07
Taggar: dollar, inflation

Tighter Peruvian Monetary Policy


"A statement released after a 25-basis point hike of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru’s interest rate benchmark to 4.0% defended the tightening with the following points.  Expected inflation..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 20:03
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

US Wholesale Price Fall In Dec


"Wholesale prices in the U.S. declined in December from the prior month, showing inflation is still well-contained as Federal Reserve officials weigh further increases in the benchmark interest rate. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 15:54
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Posts Sharp Gains, Markets Eye US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence


"The yen has rebounded with sharp gains on Friday, as USD/JPY trades at 117.40 in the European session. On the release front, it’s a very busy day in the US, with four key releases, with reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 14:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, report, retail sales

AUD/USD -Sharp Losses for Aussie, Key US Reports Next


"The Australian dollar has posted sharp losses on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.6880 in the European session. On the release front, Australian Home Loans posted a strong gain of 1.8%, but this strong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 14:03
Taggar: aussie, dollar, inflation, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Range-Bound Ahead of Key US Reports


"EUR/USD continues to tread quietly this week, as the pair trades at the 1.09 line in Friday’s European session. On the release front, Eurozone Trade Balance improved to EUR 22.7 billion, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 13:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, report, retail sales, trade balance

Bank of England


"Ian McCafferty remains the odd man out on Britain’s Monetary Policy Committee.  Only he preferred to raise the Bank Rate from the 0.5% level that it has been at since March 2009.  U.K..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 18:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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

US Import Price Drop Due to Lower Energy Costs


"U.S. import prices tumbled in December for a sixth straight month as the cost of petroleum and a range of other goods fell further, suggesting a tame inflation environment could persist in the near te..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:04
Taggar: inflation

Atlanta Fed President Says Central Bank Won?t Have Enough Data by March to Hike


"There may not be enough fresh data on inflation to support another U.S. interest rate hike by March, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday in comments that helped give..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-11 23:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s central bank Board left the monetary policy interest rate at 1.75%, a record low and the level since a cut last May.  The reserve requirement was lowered by two percentage points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 18:28
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Fed?s Lacker Says More than 4 Rate Hikes Possible if Economy Picks Up


"The Federal Reserve might need to raise interest rates more than four times this year if oil prices stabilize, the dollar stops appreciating and inflation surges toward the U.S. central bank’s 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 18:19
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, oil, rate

Fed Raised Rates Even as Inflation Debate Continued: Minutes


"Federal Reserve policymakers decided to raise interest rates last month after almost all of them gained confidence inflation was poised to rise, but some voiced worries inflation could get stuck at da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 09:56
Taggar: inflation, rate

ECB Policymaker Says There is no Plan B if QE Fails


"A senior ECB (European Central Bank) policymaker has backed the central bank’s plan to kick-start inflation in the euro zone. In an interview with Belgium’s Knack magazine published Wednes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 16:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

U.S Treasuries Continue Their Price Rally


"U.S. Treasuries advanced for a fifth day, extending their winning start to 2016, as oil prices at the lowest level in more than a decade added to reasons for investors be bearish on the outlook for in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 16:20
Taggar: bear, inflation, oil

British Shop Prices Fall in December, More Retail Deflation Seen ? BRC


"Shop prices in Britain fell in December for the 32nd consecutive month, the British Retail Consortium said on Wednesday, the latest sign that inflation is likely to remain tame. The BRC said prices in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 08:12
Taggar: inflation

Global Deflation Threat Looms Despite Rate Hike


"This time last year the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) made a compelling case for keeping interest rates at their historic lows, arguing that although the recovery looked to be on an incr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 16:57
Taggar: inflation, rate

Tuesday: 5 Things The Markets Are Talking About


"China intervenes to support stocks, oil shrugs off Middle-East tensions and euro-area inflation is stuck near zero. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about today. 1. China stop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 16:17
Taggar: inflation, market, oil

Euro Zone Inflation Fails to Meet Expectations


"The euro zone’s rate of inflation remained unchanged in December at 0.2 percent year-on-year, according to preliminary data from Eurostat, below expectations for a 0.3 percent rise. Core inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 15:37
Taggar: inflation, rate

Sweden: Delegation decision regarding currency interventions


"The Executive Board of the Riksbank has today at an extraordinary monetary policy meeting taken the decision required to be able to instantly intervene on the foreign exchange market if necessary, as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 19:28
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, inflation, market

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

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

EUR/USD ? Euro Near 1.09, US Pending Home Sales Next


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.0920 in the North American session. Taking a look at economic news, Eurozone inflation indicators remain weak, as Spanish CPI produced..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 13:27
Taggar: cpi, home sales, indicators, inflation, market

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

EUR/USD ? Euro Kicks off Week With a Whimper


"EUR/USD is flat on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.0870 in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, it’s a quiet start to the week, with three minor releases out of the Eurozone. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-21 13:54
Taggar: inflation

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino overnight borrowing rate has been at 4.0% since hikes of 25 basis points each in July and September of 2014 and will remain at that level after the latest policy review.  A released state..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 18:31
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Norway?s Central Bank Policy Rate Kept at 0.75%


"Officials at Norges Bank had in the past year cut the policy interest rate in December 2014, June 2015 and September 2015 by 25 basis points each time.  Today’s statement strikes a cautious note..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 18:25
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

BOE Less Likely to Follow Fed in Rate Hike


"With U.K. inflation hovering near zero and the slump in oil pressuring prices lower, an interest rate rise by the Bank of England looks increasingly less likely to come hot on the heels of the U.S. hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 17:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil, rate

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 17:40
Taggar: economy, inflation

Magyar Nemzeti Bank


"The Hungarian base rate was left at 1.35%, its level since the last of five 15-basis point cuts engineered at consecutive meetings between March and July of this year. A released statement observes co..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 20:26
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Goldman Says Inflation Will Continue to Accelerate


"Investors are looking for the next big contrarian trade after the widely expected first Fed rate hike in nearly a decade on Wednesday. A prominent Wall Street strategist believes she found it. Goldman..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:47
Taggar: employment, gold, inflation, market, rate

US Core CPI Rises 0.2% in November


"Underlying inflation pressures rose in November even as renewed weakness in gasoline prices kept overall U.S. consumer prices in check, which could give the Federal Reserve more ammunition to raise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:35
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

Fed?s Yellen Recovery Model to Be Put to Test With Rate Hike


"Janet Yellen is guiding the Federal Reserve towards its first rate rise in a decade armed with traditional economic models that some economists worry could fail her in a world of massive money printin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:33
Taggar: inflation, rate

UK Inflation Turns Positive in November at 0.1%


"The UK’s inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index rose to 0.1% in November, the Office for National Statistics has said. That compares with a rate of -0.1% a month earlier. Analys..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:18
Taggar: inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady, German Economic Sentiment Surges


"EUR/USD is trading quietly on Tuesday, as the pair just at the 1.10 line in the European session. In economic news, German and Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment reports jumped in December. In the US, we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 14:26
Taggar: inflation, report, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru Hikes Interest Rate


"A second 25-basis point increase has been engineered in Peru’s monetary policy rate to 3.75%.  An initial move of same size was decided this past September.  A statement from monetary authoritie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 19:27
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

US PPI Rises in November But Low Inflation Still a Concern


"U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in November as the cost of services increased, but the underlying trend continued to point to weak inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Friday its p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 16:57
Taggar: inflation, point, price index

Russian Central Bank Leaves Rates on Hold at 11%


"Russia’s central bank decided to keep rates on hold at its latest monetary policy decision on Friday, a move widely expected as inflation remains stubbornly high. The central bank held its key i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 16:52
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Import Prices Drop as Energy Prices Continue Decline


"U.S. import prices fell in November as the cost of petroleum and several goods continued to decline, suggesting that cheaper crude oil and a strong dollar will keep imported inflation pressures subdue..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 16:29
Taggar: dollar, inflation, oil

BOE Held Rates with a 8-1 Vote


"The Bank of England (BoE) left interest rates at record lows on Thursday as it highlighted subdued inflation in the U.K. due to the recent fall in oil prices. As expected, the bank decided to hold off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 16:15
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil, rate

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 08:48
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, pound, rate

Bank of Iceland Creates Some Surprise, Leaving Interest Rates Unchanged


"Sedlabanki’s 7-day collateralized lending rate had earlier been increased this year by 50 basis points each in June and August as well as 25 bps last month to 6.5%.  Underlying inflation is expe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 19:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Winding Down a Rollercoaster of a Week


"The first week of December already had included weaker-than-expected monetary support from the ECB, weaker U.S. purchasing managers indices, mounting rhetorical evidence that the federal funds rate wi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 18:37
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

All Eyes on Draghi and Yellen on Thursday


"All eyes are on the European Central Bank on Thursday as it prepares to announce its latest policy response to the ongoing depressed levels of inflation that have left the central bank well below its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 13:37
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

Draghi Poised to Unleash a Fresh Batch of ECB Stimulus


"All eyes will switch to Frankfurt Thursday and the monthly monetary policy meeting of the European Central Bank, where President Mario Draghi is widely expected to reveal fresh stimulus measures in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 11:05
Taggar: bank, inflation

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 23:04
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

National Bank of Poland?s Reference Interest Rate Left at 1.5%


"Having cut its interest rate by 225 basis points from 4.75% to 2.5% between July 2013 and November 2012, the Monetary Policy Council did not make a further change until the first quarter of 2015. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 20:19
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Wednesday: 5 Things The Market Is Talking About


"Euro-area inflation comes in below expectations, there are reports that Yahoo is thinking about selling its Internet business and Yellen is scheduled speak. Here are some of the things people in marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 16:33
Taggar: inflation, market, report

OANDA MP ? US Data and Fed in Focus (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the eurozone inflation data and what it means ahead of tomorrow’s ECB decision, the US data and Fed speeches, and gives his analysis on AUDUSD, Copper..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 15:02
Taggar: analysis, inflation, market

Euro Zone Inflation Sticks at 0.1%, All Eyes on ECB


"Euro zone inflation is expected to hold steady in November, unchanged from the previous month. But with little to no growth, pressure remains on the European Central Bank to increase its massive bond-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 13:46
Taggar: bank, inflation

UK Manufacturing Growth Slows Down in November


"Growth in Britain?s manufacturing sector has weakened and costs are falling sharply, suggesting inflationary pressure remains subdued, and Bank of England policymakers are unlikely to be in a rush to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 19:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 18:38
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

USD/JPY ? Yen Drifting in Light Holiday Trade


"USD/JPY is unchanged on Thursday, as the pair trades at 122.60 in the North American session. In economic news, there are no US releases as the markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. In Japa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 19:05
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

BOJ Minutes Show Output Gap is Major Obstacle to 2% Inflation


"Some members of the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) policy board believe that an output gap was one reason the country was taking longer to meet inflation targets, minutes of the central bank’s late..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 18:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, share

OANDA MP ? Carney Hearing Eyed (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the UK inflation report hearing, German and US data and gives his analysis of GBPUSD, WTI Crude and AUDUSD."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 13:13
Taggar: analysis, inflation, market, report

Bond Dealers Expect Fed to Keep Rates Low Even After December Hike


"The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates next month, a move that some worry would make it harder for the central bank to achieve its goal of 2 percent inflation. Wall Street says..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 18:46
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed Tarullo Worried About Low Inflation


"Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said on Monday there is still a lot of uncertainty on inflation and that the path of interest rate hikes should be influenced by how much inflation moves toward..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 18:00
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Canadian Dollar Lower After Weak Sales and Government Growth Downgrade


"The USD/CAD is trading at 1.3330 after the release of the Canadian retail sales and inflation data. The consumer price index (CPI) was in line with expectations and the less volatile core CPI that exc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 19:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, price index, report, retail sales, trading

Slow Lift Off Hurts Dollar


"FOMC Minutes: “Most participants anticipated that, based on their assessment of the current economic situation and their outlook for economic activity, the labor market, and inflation, these con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 13:54
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

OANDA ? USD/CAD Lower After FOMC Minutes Reaction


"The USD/CAD is lower after the debate between Fed members decreases the probability of a rate hike in December. Employment data in the U.S. was strong, but inflation and retail sales have shown tepid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-18 22:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate, retail sales

October FOMC Minutes to Reveal Insiders View on U.S. Rates


"Employment, Retail Sales and Inflation Hurdles Cleared Ahead of December Rate Decision The USD appreciated against major pairs after the statement from the October Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 22:19
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, retail sales

US CPI Increase Validates December Rate Hike Expectations


"U.S. consumer prices increased in October after two straight months of declines as the cost of goods and services rose, signs of firming inflation that further support expectations that the Federal Re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 18:49
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

USD/JPY ? Dollar Moves Above 123, US Inflation Numbers Match Forecast


"USD/JPY continues to move higher, as the pair trades at 123.40 in the North American session. The yen slump continues, as the pair trades close to 3-month lows. In economic news, there are no Japanese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 18:19
Taggar: cpi, inflation

Hungarian Monetary Policy Left Unchanged


"Hungary’s central bank interest rate was kept at 1.35%.  A released statement notes continuing spare capacity and low inflation.  The output gap is not expected to close completely unt..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 17:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Core CPI Increases


"The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose again in October after picking up the prior month, showing inflation edging closer toward the Federal Reserve?s goal. The core consumer-price index incr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 16:08
Taggar: inflation, price index, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slightly Higher, US CPI Matches Estimate


"The Australian dollar is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7130 at the start of the North American session. In economic news, the RBA minutes signaled that a rate cut is unli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 15:44
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report

NZD/USD ? NZ Inflation Expectations Steady, Markets Await US Consumer Inflation


"NZD/USD continues to struggle, as the pair trades just below the 0.65 line in Tuesday’s European session. In economic news, New Zealand Inflation Expectations remained unchanged at 1.9%. Later o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 14:48
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, price index

OANDA MP ? CPI Data Eyed Ahead of Fed (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses today’s inflation data from the UK and US and gives his analysis of EURUSD, Gold and WTI Crude charts."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 14:11
Taggar: analysis, gold, inflation, market

US Futures Extend Gains Ahead of Inflation Data


"U.S. indices are expected to open moderately higher on Tuesday, extending impressive gains at the start of the week ahead of the latest batch of inflation data which will attract plenty of attention a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 13:15
Taggar: inflation, rate

RBA Minutes Show Little Taste for a New Rate Cut


"Australia’s central bank said a subdued inflation outlook meant there was scope to ease monetary policy further if needed, but appeared to set a high bar for such a move as interest rates were a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 09:09
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, rate

Central Banks? Inflation Dilemma to Drag On


"Inflation data from the U.K. and the U.S. will take focus on Tuesday as both central banks try to weigh up the perfect time to begin raising rates, given the much improved economic fundamentals agains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 08:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 00:04
Taggar: currency, economy, inflation, loonie, oil

US Inflation Final Domino in Fed Rate Hike Decision


"Inflation numbers from the United States on Tuesday could be the provide the final domino in the Federal Reserve’s track to raise interest rates next month. Earlier in November a robust report o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:32
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate, report

UK Inflation Expected Close to Zero


"The UK?s inflation rate is expected to have remained in negative territory when official figures are released on Tuesday, leaving the Bank of England in little hurry to start raising interest rates. E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:23
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

Eurozone Inflation Revised Upward to 0.1%


"Inflation in the eurozone has been revised up to 0.1% in October by the EU’s statistics agency, Eurostat. Prices grew in vegetables, restaurants and fruit in October, while fuel prices were cons..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:17
Taggar: inflation, rate

BoE Chief Stresses Downside Inflation Risk


"An uncertain U.K. outlook and the prospect of weaker-than-forecast inflation justify maintaining emergency policy settings, the Bank of England?s chief economist said on Thursday. ?The case for raisin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 18:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UBS Chairman Says QE Won?t Help Europe or Japan


"Even lower interest rates and more quantitative easing would not solve the economic problems of both Europe and Japan, according to Axel Weber, chairman of UBS. “It’s very hard to imagine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 17:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Central Bank of The Philippines


"The overnight Filipino central bank borrowing rate stays at 4.0%, and the reverse repo rate was kept at 6%.  The last policy modification was a 25-basis point hike 14 months ago.  There is s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 16:48
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"A statement released after this month’s monetary policy meeting, which resulted in no changed to the 1.5% 7-day repo rate level, projects continuing domestic demand-led economic recovery and low..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 16:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, oil, rate

German Inflation Picks up Slightly in October


"German inflation picked up slightly in October but still remained well below the European Central Bank’s target, raising expectations for further monetary stimulus. Consumer prices measured acco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 10:57
Taggar: bank, inflation

US Import Prices Fall More than Expected in October


"U.S. import prices fell more than expected in October as the cost of petroleum and a range of goods declined, a sign that a strong dollar and soft global demand continued to exert downward pressure on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 17:13
Taggar: dollar, inflation

ECB Pondering Deeper Negative Rate


"A consensus is forming at the European Central Bank to take the interest rate it charges banks to park money deeper into negative territory in December, four governing council members said, a move tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 17:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 08:32
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, price index

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 17:20
Taggar: consumption, economy, inflation

ECB Rate Setters Converge On December Deposit Rate Cut


"A consensus is forming at the European Central Bank to take the interest rate it charges banks to park money deeper into negative territory in December, four governing council members said, a move tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 15:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

OECD: BoE Should Raise Rates in Early 2016


"The Bank of England should increase interest rates early next year to help contain potential price pressures, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The comments come..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 13:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 20:56
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, point, price index

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 10:47
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

BoE?s Carney Less Dovish than Inflation Report But Still Dovish


"U.K. interest rates are now likely to remain lower for even longer, with the middle of 2017 a real prospect for what would be the first rise in close to a decade. The Bank of England’s Monetary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

Bank of England Sees Little Inflation Pick-Up, Rate-Setters Stick to Positions


"Nov 5 The Bank of England gave no sign that it was in any more of a hurry to raise interest rates on Thursday, predicting near-zero inflation would pick up only slowly even if borrowing costs stay on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 14:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BoE ?Super Thursday? and US Data Key


"The Bank of England will be in the spotlight on Thursday as it announces its latest monetary policy decision, releases the minutes from its meeting including voting details, releases its inflation rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 13:57
Taggar: bank, inflation, report

Time For BoE to Give Much Needed Clarity on Rates


"?Super Thursday? is upon us again as the Bank of England treats us to a flurry of information with investors having to digest the interest rate decision, meeting minutes, the quarterly inflation repor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 08:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate, report

Bank of England Super Thursday to Show Patience


"BOE Will Downgrade Growth and Inflation Forecasts as it Awaits the Fed’s Next Move The Bank of England (BOE) will host its second “Super Thursday” so called because of the amount of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 22:07
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank of Thailand Holds Policy Rate at 1.5%


"Monetary officials consider the current monetary stance sufficiently accommodative and appropriate.  A released statement declares, “headline inflation is projected to rise gradually, and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 18:33
Taggar: inflation

National Bank of Poland


"Poland still has negative CPI and PPI inflation.  The key central bank policy interest rate of 1.5%, lowest in nearly 5-1/2 years, was cut eight times by a total of 225 basis points between Novem..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 18:20
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

More Gradual Monetary Tightening Outlined for Iceland


"The Central Bank of Iceland’s seven-day collateralized lending rate was hiked 25 basis points to 6.50%, half as much as two earlier tightenings engineered this year in June and August.  A s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 18:01
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Somber Emerging Market Economic News


"Brazil’s manufacturing purchasing managers index fell 2.9 points to a 79-month low of 44.1 in October. Following a 49% year-to-date slide of the Zambian kwacha, the central bank of Zambia’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-03 15:03
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, oil, point, rate

Dollar Affected by Diverging Monetary Policy Stances


"Quite a few central banks will be holding interest rate policy meetings this week.  These include the Reserve Bank of Australia, which also releases a new quarterly policy statement and the Bank..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-02 21:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

This Week


"Central Bank Beat:  Interest rate policy meetings are scheduled in Australia, the U.K., Norway, Malaysia, Poland, Iceland, Thailand, Romania, and the Czech Republic.  BOJ Minutes, the Reserv..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-01 01:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

US Data Eyed as Fed Ponders Rate Hike


"US economic data will be key between now and the middle of December after the Fed?s statement on Wednesday suggested that as long as we don?t see a deterioration in the labour market data and inflatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 14:39
Taggar: indicators, inflation, market, rate

USD/CAD ? All Quiet as Markets Await Canadian GDP


"USD/CAD is flat on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.3160 in the European session. It should be a busy day on Friday, as we await three key events on Friday. The US will release two key events, Employme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 13:56
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, inflation

BoJ Backs Down, While China?s Child Policy Supports NZD


"Japanese household spending fell again last month BoJ pushes back timing of inflation target China’s scrapping one child policy supports Kiwi Will today’s PCE indicator support the FedR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 12:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, kiwi, rate

Euro Zone Exits Deflation; Unemployment Falls


"Euro zone inflation flatlined in October, according to a flash estimate on Friday from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The 19-country euro area posted no gains in prices on ave..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 12:25
Taggar: inflation

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady at 1.10 as Eurozone Inflation Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD is quiet on Friday as the pair trades at the 1.10 line in the European session. It’s a busy day in the Eurozone as we wind up the trading week. German Retail Sales disappointed with a fl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 12:22
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Breaks Above 121, Markets Eye Japanese Inflation


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly above the 121 line in the North American session. In Thursday?s economic news, US Advance GDP was close to the estimate, and Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 19:03
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation

BOJ Weighs Another Halloween Surprise


"The Bank of Japan Is Expected to Downgrade Inflation and Growth Targets, but Future of Stimulus Program is Uncertain. Central bank actions have dictated the pace of the market this year. The Bank of J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 18:54
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

USD/CAD ? Fed?s Hawkish Statement Sends Loonie on Roller Coaster Ride


"USD/CAD is steady on Thursday, following sharp volatility due to the Fed policy statement a day earlier. The pair is trading at 1.3190 early in the North American session. In Thursday’s economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 15:27
Taggar: employment, inflation, trading

Swedish Central Bank Expands QE


"The Swedish crown and 10-year government bond yields dropped to two-month lows on Wednesday after Sweden’s central bank expanded its asset purchase program and vowed to intervene in the currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 19:37
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, rate

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..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 15:15
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Swedish Crown, Bond Yields Fall After Riksbank Expands QE


"The Swedish crown and 10-year government bond yields dropped to two-month lows on Wednesday after Sweden’s central bank expanded its asset purchase program and vowed to intervene in the currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 14:43
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, rate

FOMC Preview: No Chance of a Federal Funds Hike


"Weaker-than-expected U.S. growth and inflation since the mid-September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, plus greater disparity in public comments from Fed officials with some coming out i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 21:46
Taggar: announcement, inflation, market, rate

Bank of Israel


"Israel’s monetary policy rate will stay at 0.10% in November, its level since a 15-basis point cut announced in late February.  CPI inflation of 0.4% remains less than zero, and core inflation i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 23:20
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? US New Home Sales Nosedives, Yen Up Slightly


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses on Monday, as the pair trades at the 121 line in the North American session. It’s a quiet start to the week, with only two events on the schedule. US New Home Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 19:25
Taggar: inflation, price index

BOJ Meeting is Surrounded by Easing Uncertainty


"The Bank of Japan will hold a policy board meeting on Friday amid growing speculation over whether it will surprise markets with additional credit easing, just as it did a year ago. The central bank i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 16:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, report

Weak Inflation and Data to Pressure BOJ


"Japan’s core inflation probably slipped for a second month in September, while factory output fell for a third month in a row, a Reuters poll showed, adding to headaches facing Bank of Japan pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 16:43
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/CAD ? Little Change Ahead of Canadian CPI


"USD/CAD has posted slight losses in Friday’s European session, as the pair trades at 1.3070. In economic news, Canada releases Core CPI, a key inflation indicator. The estimate stands at 0.3%. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 13:51
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 15:22
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, market

Dovish Draghi to Fill Void Left by Cautious ECB


"The European Central Bank will meet in Malta today and is expected to leave monetary policy unchanged for another month despite inflation falling back into negative territory and growth remaining subd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 07:57
Taggar: bank, inflation

Another Serbian Central Bank Interest Rate Cut


"The National Bank of Serbia’s policy rate was cut this past Wednesday by 50 basis points to 4.5%.  This was the seventh 50-bp reduction since March.  A released statement defends the m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 14:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia: Policy Unchanged as Expected


"The rupiah’s vulnerability continues to impede the central bank’s ability to cut the 7.5% BI interest rate.  From a peak of 7.75% after 200 basis points of increase between June and N..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 18:09
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Gold ? Bullishness Grows as Fed Hike Priced Out


"Gold may be experiencing some consolidation today on the back of some mixed data from the US ? better inflation and jobless claims figures but worse manufacturing surveys from Empire State and Philly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 17:14
Taggar: gold, inflation

Consumer Prices Fall Again on Cheaper Oil, Imports


"The low level of U.S. inflation is helpful for most Americans, but seniors might not find the news as welcome. They won?t get an increase in their Social Security checks in 2016. The consumer price in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 15:35
Taggar: inflation, price index

AUD/USD ? Markets Eye Aussie Employment Numbers


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 0.7260 in the North American session. In the US, inflation levels remain listless, as PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, missing expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 20:06
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Slight Gains for Yen on Lukewarm US Releases


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 119.20 in the North American session.  In the US, inflation levels remain listless, as PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, missing expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 18:33
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

Strong Wage Growth Crucial For BoE to Hike Rates


"European markets are poised to open lower for a second day on Wednesday, following a negative lead from Asia although Chinese stocks are holding up quite well despite weaker inflation data overnight..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 07:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

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

UK Inflation is Negative for 2nd Time This Year


"Inflation in Britain has turned negative for the second time this year, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates from their record low. Official figures showed inflation was -0.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 15:22
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UK CPI to Cast Further Doubt on Near Term Hike


"European indices are on course for a slightly weaker open on Tuesday, taking a negative lead from Asia following some more disappointing trade figures from China. The focus will soon shift to the U.K..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 08:00
Taggar: inflation, point

Dollar Lower after FOMC Minutes


"The FOMC minutes from September’s meeting were not as hawkish as anticipated.  Committee members didn’t raise rates because of concern that global developments like the stronger dolla..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 13:41
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Bank of England Stays in Wait and See Mode


"The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee again voted 8-1 to leave the Bank Rate at 0.5%, its level since March 2009, and unanimously to retain a GBP 375 billion limit on its Asset Purchase Progra..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 14:24
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

National Bank of Poland


"Narodowy Bank’s seven-day reference rate was left at 1.5% following the latest Monetary Policy Council meeting.  It was reduced by 50 basis points in March 2015, this year’s only modi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 17:13
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Japan Under Pressure to Add Stimulus


"Monetary Policy Has Been the Only Effective Arrow in Abe’s Quiver The Bank of Japan (BoJ) shocked markets a year ago when it announced additional stimulus on Halloween day. A year has gone by an..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 17:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

Australian Official Cash Rate Left at Record Low of 2.0%


"After the expected decision not to change monetary policy, the Reserve Bank of Australia Board published a statement making similar points to the prior monthly meeting release.  The current stanc..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 16:57
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, point

Central Banks Lose Street Cred


"More and more, bond traders are drawing the same conclusion: central bankers globally are coming up short in their attempts to combat the world?s economic woes. Even after hundreds of interest-rate cu..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 15:29
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, inflation, market, rate

U.S. and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs Both Drop in September


"Both indices fell but not to less than 50, meaning that operating conditions improved but at a slower pace.  The U.S. factory purchasing managers index fell 0.9 points to a 23-month low of 50.2.  Euro..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 17:19
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s monetary policy rate will remain at 1.75%.  Four 25-basis point cuts were undertaken this year by May 6 on top of 125 basis points of reduction last year.  CPI inflation was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 18:02
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Five Things Talked About Today


"Euro-area inflation turns negative again, it’s the last day of an awful quarter and lots of Federal Reserve verbal interventions are due. Here are some of things people in markets are talking ab..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 15:42
Taggar: inflation, market

RBI Rajan Excerpts from Post Rate Cut Announcement


"Edited excerpts from a media interaction with Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, after the policy announcement Reason for 50 bps rate cut Since our earlier review, the bulk of our conditio..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 03:54
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, rate

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 18:11
Taggar: economy, inflation

UK Retail Sales Conditions Improve to Above Average


"British retailers are reporting the best business conditions since before the financial crisis erupted in 2007 as low inflation and rising wages prompt a surge in consumer spending. The CBI said in it..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 17:59
Taggar: financial, inflation, report

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 21:39
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Fed?s Dudley Says Hike Likely in 2015 and Inflation Target in 2016


"New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley said on Monday the Fed remains on track for a likely rate hike this year and could reach its inflation target next year, faster than many other p..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 19:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Russian Telecom CFO Says Worst is Over


"Russia’s recent economic turbulence, weakened ruble and high inflation could be coming to an end, according to the chief financial officer of the country’s leading telecoms business. Alexe..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 19:37
Taggar: financial, inflation

Colombian Central Bank Interest Rate Raised by 25 Basis Points


"The new benchmark interest rate level in Colombia, announced just before the past weekend, will be 4.75%.  This month’s rate hike was the first change in 13 months.  The interest rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 16:24
Taggar: inflation, rate

Week Ahead in FX: NFP to Fall on Fed?s Deaf Ears


"Next week the U.S. will release three important employment indicators. After a disappointing September FOMC that did not bring the much-awaited first interest rate hike came a round of contradictory s..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 20:14
Taggar: bank, employment, indicators, inflation, point, rate

Fed?s Yellen Confident on 2015 Rate Hike


"Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has made clear that she expects US interest rates to be raised from their current record low before the end of the year. In an extensive 40-page speech Yellen set ou..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 05:45
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank of England?s Broadbent Not Close to Backing Rate Rise


"Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said he has not been on the brink of voting for higher interest rates, unlike some of his colleagues, and labour costs in Britain need to grow quite a lot..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 14:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Yellen Must Provide More Clarity on Rate Hike


"U.S. indices are expected to open in the red again on Thursday, reflecting the ongoing downbeat mood in the markets that has been apparent since the FOMC meeting last week. Janet Yellen, Federal Reser..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 13:08
Taggar: inflation, market

Fed?s Yellen to Speak on Inflation Thursday


"Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks Thursday evening on inflation and policy, a week after the Fed surprised the markets and helped stir up new fears of deflation. “Her topic is on inflation dynamics..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 06:52
Taggar: inflation, market

ECB?s Draghi Says Price Growth Will Take Longer Than Expected


"Risks to Europe’s inflation and growth outlook have increased due to the emerging market slowdown but the European Central Bank needs more time before deciding on further stimulus, ECB President..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 17:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

South African Reserve Bank


"The Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to leave the 6.0% repo rate unchanged but acknowledged that inflation risks are skewed to the upside because of past rand depreciation and the potential..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 16:38
Taggar: inflation, rate

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Reaffirms Appropriateness of Hungary?s Monetary Policy Stance


"Hungary’s Monetary Council retained a 1.35% Base Rate and released a statement that Concluded “inflation is likely to be below the inflation target this year and next, and is expected to r..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 16:14
Taggar: financial, inflation, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Retains 7.5% Repo Rate


"“The cautious monetary policy stance will be maintained, by keeping a flat yield curve, until there is a significant improvement in the inflation outlook.”  Thus concludes the stateme..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-22 15:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed?s Lockhart Expects Rate Hike Later This Year


"The Federal Reserve can still hike interest rates this year, according to a key central bank decision-maker. Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said in Monday afternoon remarks that 2015 could stil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 21:12
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BOE Chief Economist Says Rate Cut Could Be Here Sooner


"The Bank of England may have to cut interest rates rather than raise them as its next move because of the risks of inflation remaining low and a crisis in emerging economies hurting world growth, BoE..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:07
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

BOE?s Chief Economist Says May Need to Cut Rates


"The Bank of England’s chief economist said Friday it may be necessary to cut interest rates in the U.K. to get inflation back to target, a stance that puts him at odds with governor Mark Carney&..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-18 14:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Greece Heads to the Polls as Fed Bottles It Again


"Uncertainty remains in the market as we head into the end of the week after the Fed once again put off the decision to raise interest rates in the hope that it becomes more straight forward in the mon..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-18 13:07
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

FOMC Preview


"It’s T minus one hour and counting to a possible U.S. interest rate liftoff.  Suspense ahead of the 14:00 decision remains very high.  Rhetoric from Fed officials indicates split opinion, so dis..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 19:06
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank Indonesia Keeps the BI Interest Rate at 7.5%


"Indonesia has been battling comparatively high CPI inflation for some time.  In 2013 a string of BI rate hikes raised such by 175 basis points between June and November, and another 25-basis poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 16:11
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Higher After Low US Inflation


"The Canadian dollar bounced against a weaker greenback on Wednesday to its strongest level in about a week, bolstered by further gains in crude prices, better-than-forecast Canadian manufacturing data..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 04:11
Taggar: dollar, inflation

MXN Rises to 4 Week High on Dollar Weakness


"Mexico’s peso strengthened on Wednesday to its strongest level since August 19 after the U.S. Labor Department reported weaker than expected inflation in the United States. Low inflation could c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 04:09
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, inflation, market, rate, report

Dollar Softer After Inflation Puts Rate Hike in Doubt


"The dollar came under pressure in Asian trading on Thursday, after weak inflation data led investors to pare bets that the U.S. Federal Reserve will deliver an interest rate hike later in the session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 04:08
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, trading

BOE Closer to Rate Hike as Policymakers See Sustainable Growth


"The Bank of England has edged closer to its first interest rate rise in nine years after two policymakers told MPs an increase was needed soon to head off pay rise-induced inflation. The UK is recover..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 22:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

GBPUSD ? Key Resistance Broken on Strong UK Data


"A strong U.K. jobs report and weaker than expected U.S. inflation data has given cable another strong leg higher on Wednesday, sending it to a three week high and putting real pressure on a key resist..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 17:41
Taggar: cable, inflation, report

Is Inflation on Its Way Back to the West?


"Shoppers and investors could be hit with higher inflation sooner than they are bargaining for, economists warn. Inflation across the developed world has been low or non-existent for several years now..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:35
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

PIMCO Advisor Says Data Dependency is Not Monetary Policy


"The Federal Open Market Committee will announce Thursday whether it will raise its benchmark fed funds rate for the first time in more than nine years. Fed Chair Janet Yellen has said the committee..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:34
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, rate

U.S Consumer Prices Drop On Energy Price Price Rout


"Prices paid by American households declined in August as cheaper gasoline helped keep inflation below the objective of Federal Reserve policy makers. The consumer-price index fell 0.1 percent, the fir..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:13
Taggar: inflation, price index

UK Inflation Falls Back to 0%


"The UK’s inflation rate fell to 0% in August, down from July’s rate of 0.1%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. Inflation, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index, fell du..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 04:10
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Central Bank of Chile Flags Coming Interest Rate Hike


"The Central Bank of Chile left its benchmark interest rate, which has been at 3.0% since a cut in October 2014, unchanged but released a statement forewarning markets that policy will be tightened as..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 02:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Indian Inflation Falls to 3.66% in August


"India’s inflation rate fell slightly to 3.66% in August, official figures have shown. July’s rate for consumer prices was revised down to 3.69%, from a first estimate of 3.78%. The drop is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 03:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed to Take Center Stage This Week


"The U.S. Federal Reserve takes center stage in the coming week, eclipsing industry data from China, another grim inflation reading from the euro zone and rate decisions in Japan and Switzerland. Guess..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 03:03
Taggar: inflation, rate

Sources Say BOJ Will Not Expand Stimulus This Week


"Bank of Japan policymakers are in no mood to expand monetary stimulus this week, sources familiar with their thinking say, even as poor data challenges their presumption that economic recovery will bo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 02:51
Taggar: bank, inflation

Inflation Putting Pressure on BOJ, Abe Awaiting on Corporate Japan to Spend


"The BOJ is expected by market analysts to increase its economic stimulus as inflation continues to disappoint. Market surveys point to a third of economists forecasting a further easing call in Octobe..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 21:03
Taggar: inflation, market, point

Serbian Interest Rate Cut


"On September 10, the National Bank of Serbia’s one-week repo rate was cut by 50 basis points for a sixth time since March.  The rate has fallen from 8% at the start of the year to the new l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 18:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

ECB Coeure Says Growth Not Strong Enough for Job Creation


"Economic growth in the euro zone is still too weak to create a sufficient number of jobs, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure told a French newspaper group EBRA on Friday. ̶..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 17:55
Taggar: bank, inflation

Fed to Take Centre Stage Next Week


"The U.S. Federal Reserve takes center stage in the coming week, eclipsing industry data from China, another grim inflation reading from the euro zone and rate decisions in Japan and Switzerland. Guess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 17:48
Taggar: inflation, rate

US PPI Flat in August Easing Inflation Pressure


"U.S. producer prices were flat in August, pointing to benign inflation pressures that could weigh on the Federal Reserve’s decision whether to hike interest rates next week. The unchanged readin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 17:46
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, rate

BOE Kristin Forbes Raises Prospect of Rate Hike


"A senior Bank of England official has raised the prospect of interest rates rising sooner than expected if economists are proved wrong about the power of a strong pound to hold down inflation. Kristin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 17:43
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

Russian Central Bank Leaves Rates Unchanged


"Russia’s central bank left its key interest rate unchanged on Friday, taking a pause in aggressive monetary easing as renewed weakness in the ruble pushes up inflation. The central bank left its..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 17:39
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"With higher food costs, a depreciation exchange rate, and upwardly drifting expected inflation lifting actual CPI inflation in Peru, the central bank raised its key interest rate to 3.50% from 3.25%.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 15:04
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate

Larry Summers Says Rate Hike Not a Risk Worth Taking


"Data on the three areas the Federal Reserve cares about most?inflation, employment and financial stability?are all indicating the central bank should hold off on raising interest rates, former Treasur..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 18:45
Taggar: bank, employment, financial, inflation, rate

BOJ Kuroda Says Low Oil Price Could Prevent Japan from Reaching 2% Inflation


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda acknowledged that recent data has painted a patchy picture of the economic recovery but stressed that conditions were falling into place for inflation to head to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:40
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil

US Unemployment Claims Fell to 275,000


"The U.S. labor market appeared to gain momentum in early September as fewer Americans filed for weekly unemployment benefits, but weak inflation pressures may complicate the Federal Reserve’s de..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:35
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

UK House Prices Rise 2.7% in August


"House prices shot up by 2.7% in August, according to the Halifax, the highest monthly rise since May 2014. The surprise leap contributed to a 3% rise in prices over three months and annual house price..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:30
Taggar: inflation

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:19
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, price index

Bank of Canada Holds 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. Inflati..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 16:29
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate, report

Dollar Holds onto Gains as NFP Disappoint


"US nonfarm payrolls released today were disappointing for dollar bulls, but that did not prevent the US currency from rising. The thing is that, while employment growth was below foreca..."

Swedish Riksbank: No Policy Change this Time but Will Loosen Further If Inflation Tracks Lower than Assumed


"Sweden has a very expansionary monetary policy the embodies a negative interest rate, bond buying and the threat of currency intervention.  All this is intended to raise inflation closer to 2% ne..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 17:50
Taggar: currency, inflation, point, rate

A Dovish ECB Message


"Today’s Governing Council statement Left the refinancing, deposit and marginal lending rates at 0.05%, -0.20% and 0.30%, their levels since September 2014. Revised the projected future path of G..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 17:06
Taggar: cpi, inflation, margin, market, oil, rate

Mario Draghi Sends EUR/USD into Sharp Decline


"EUR/USD dropped sharply today after comments of Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank. (Event A on the chart.) He lowered economic forecasts, particularly..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 16:43
Taggar: bank, inflation

Dovish Draghi Drives Yields and Euro Lower


"The ECBs decision making process this month when confronted with ongoing low inflation in the euro area was made even harder by the slowdown in emerging markets and financial market volatility that co..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 16:14
Taggar: financial, inflation, market

Heavy Flow of Information Continues


"The Bank of Brazil ended a 7-meeting streak of rate tightening, as risks of deepening recession outweigh danger of vicious cycle of currency depreciation and rising inflation.  The Selic Rate was..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 14:21
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Brazil Elects Not to Hike 14.25% Selic Interest Rate Further


"For seven straight meetings of Copom, the policy committee, between October 2014 and July 2015, the Selic Rate had been increased, bringing such up 325 basis points in all to 14.25% in order to counte..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 03:28
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s 1.5% central bank reference rate was left unchanged as expected, but a released statement flagged mounting downside inflation risks:  “Increasing risk of stronger economic sl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB Draghi in Focus as Inflation Stalls in Europe


"China stock market crisis, lower commodities and puzzling Fed complicates ECB’s inflation outlook Reports out of China about the continuing sell off of equities and the crackdown of market manip..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-02 16:34
Taggar: inflation, market, report

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 14:06
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point

Fed?s Fisher Sees Inflation Rebound


"U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar fades, allowing the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates gradually, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Saturday in a speech car..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

US Futures Open Lower as September Rate Hike Still on Table


"U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday as investors once again turned their focus to the possibility of a September interest rate increase. Weekend comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chairman S..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:17
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:14
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Euro Zone Inflation Hold Steady at 0.2% in August


"Euro zone annual inflation came in at 0.2 percent in August on Monday, marking a stable reading for the second month in a row. Price gains across the euro zone held steady at 0.2 percent year-on-year..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-31 15:11
Taggar: inflation, margin

Consumer Confidence Bounces Back to 15-Year High in August ? GfK


"British consumer morale unexpectedly rose in August to match June’s 15-year high, as low inflation and a recent pick-up in wages made Britons more upbeat about their financial prospects. Market..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 14:25
Taggar: financial, inflation, market

Clock Ticking for BOJ?s Kuroda as Inflation Stalls


"Consumer prices in Japan were unchanged from a year earlier in July, underscoring the struggle the Bank of Japan (BOJ) faces in achieving its 2 percent inflation target and building the case for addit..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 14:22
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, oil, price index

Better Financial Market Tone Continues


"The Kansas City Fed’s annual economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, WY begins today.  The topic of this year’s central banker conference is “Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Polic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-27 17:00
Taggar: bank, inflation

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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-27 16:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Summers: Fed Could Be Making a Dangerous Mistake


"The U.S. Federal Reserve would make a “serious error” if it raised interest rates in the near future, according to Larry Summers, the former secretary of the U.S. Treasury. Writing in the..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 14:09
Taggar: financial, inflation, rate

Market Focuses On Euro, Yen Carry Trade Unwind


"PBoC holds off on easing, global equities plummet Safe haven flows and equity liquidation dominate Carry-trade: massive unwinding continues Will Jackson Hole Summit provide clues? Capital markets cont..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 13:19
Taggar: inflation, market

Markit Flash U.S. Manufacturing PMI


"Manufacturing PMI drops to its lowest level since October 2013 Output, new orders and employment all expand at slower rates in August Input cost inflation picks up fractionally, but remains well below..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-21 16:07
Taggar: employment, inflation, manufacture, rate

US July CPI Rises Less Than Forecasted


"The cost of living in the U.S. rose in July at the slowest pace in three months, casting doubt on how quickly inflation will return toward the Federal Reserve?s goal. The consumer price index climbed..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-19 15:22
Taggar: inflation, price index, report

FOMC Minutes Eyed as Chinese Sell-Off Continues


"All eyes will be on the U.S. on Wednesday, with the minutes from the July FOMC meeting being released this evening and the latest CPI inflation figures early this afternoon. The key event in the marke..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-19 07:45
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market

Gold ? Flag Points to Bullish Continuation


"The long-term decline in Gold has been blamed on a number of factors; stronger dollar, prospect of Federal Reserve hiking interest rates and low inflation to name a few. Over the last couple of weeks..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-18 18:38
Taggar: dollar, gold, inflation, rate

UK Inflation Inches up in July


"British consumer prices rose in July and core inflation hit a five-month high, triggering market bets on the Bank of England moving slightly faster than previously expected once it starts raising inte..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-18 15:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Europe Seen Higher Ahead of UK Inflation Data


"European indices are expected to open moderately higher on Tuesday as investors eye the release of U.K. inflation figures this morning. U.K. inflation has been near zero for most of this year and actu..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-18 07:52
Taggar: inflation, rate

Treasuries Rally As EM Markets Continue To Drop


"Treasuries gained with European bonds as falling commodity prices curbed the outlook for inflation. Futures signaled U.S. stocks will fall, while China?s shift to a more market-oriented exchange rate..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-17 14:57
Taggar: inflation, market, oil, rate

US Import Prices Lower After Oil Drop and Strong USD


"U.S. import prices in July posted their biggest decline in six months as the cost of petroleum products and other goods fell, suggesting inflation could remain tame for a while. The Labor Department s..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 17:01
Taggar: inflation

Some BOJ Members Remain Cautious on Inflation


"ome Bank of Japan policymakers continued to hold a cautious view over the timing of achieving the central bank’s 2 percent inflation target, minutes of the July policy meeting showed Wednesday..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 17:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

US Productivity Increases 1.3% in Q2


"U.S. non farm productivity rebounded in the second quarter, but a weak underlying trend suggested inflation could pick up more quickly than economists have anticipated. Productivity increased at a 1.3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 16:07
Taggar: inflation, 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..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:16
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil

China Low Inflation to Pressure Central Bank


"China’s consumer inflation rate hit its highest level this year in July, but is still well below the government target of about 3%. The rate edged up to 1.6% from 1.4% the month before because o..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:13
Taggar: inflation, rate

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

BOE Holds Rate on First Super Thursday


"UK interest rates have been held at 0.5% again by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. MPC members voted 8-1 to keep rates on hold, with only Ian McCafferty voting to raise rates. Th..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 15:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

GBP Lower After Only One Vote for Immediate Rate Hike


"The Bank of England appeared in no rush to start raising interest rates on Thursday, with minutes showing just one top policymaker voted to do so this week while the bank forecasts only a slow pick-up..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 15:41
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

GBP Higher Ahead of Super Thursday


"The end of the week is shaping up to be big for financial markets as the race between the Federal Reserve and Bank of England to raise interest rates first hots up. Thursday’s BoE monetary polic..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 20:15
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate, report

Bank of Thailand Left Key Interest Rate Unchanged This Time


"A statement released after Bank of Thailand officials decided unanimously not to change their 1.5% policy interest rate foresees gradual economic recovery, helped in part by a softer Thai baht, projec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 18:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Romania?s central bank benchmark interest rate of 1.75% was not cut despite a drop in inflation caused by recent fiscal changes including reduced value added tax.  Today?s statement explains, ?th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 19:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of India Keeps Policy Unchanged after Latest Bi-Monthly Review


"There had been three cuts earlier this year (January, March and June) of 25 basis points in the repo rate (now 7.25%) and reverse repo (6.25%), but as expected, that didn?t happen again, nor was the 4..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 18:59
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Japan?s Monetary Base Stands at Record High


"Japan’s monetary base stood at a record-high 325.74 trillion yen ($2.63 trillion) at the end of July, up 33.9 percent from a year earlier, as the Bank of Japan continued to provide more liquidit..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Sterling Strength Gives Bank of England Rate-Setters a Headache


"As the Bank of England moves closer to raising interest rates for the first time since 2007, the strength of sterling is causing disagreement among its policymakers over when to pull the trigger. The..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 12:44
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, rate

Data and Central Banks Dominate This Week


"A very big week lies ahead for the markets with huge amounts of data being released alongside a number of key central bank monetary policy decisions. The Bank of England?s decision on Thursday will al..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 08:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, report

Next Week


"Central Banking Beat:  Interest rate policy meetings at the Bank of England, Bank of Japan, Czech National Bank, Reserve Bank of Australia, Reserve Bank of India, Bank of Thailand, and Romanian N..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 21:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

Another Step Made in the Unwinding of Last Year?s Russian Monetary Tightening


"Russia is grappling with a bad case of stagflation that combines a deepening recession with inflation that’s above 15% and still cresting.  The ruble’s vulnerability magnifies the cen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 16:08
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank of Mexico


"Mexico’s main central bank interest rate has been kept at 3.0% after another policy meeting.  Such was cut from 8.25% to 4.25% in the first seven months of 2009 and the rest of the way to t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 15:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Five Things Everyone Will Be Talking About Today


"Euro inflation unchanged, Commodities rout continues and China stocks worst monthly decline in six years. Here are some of the things that people in markets are talking about this morning. Euro-area i..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 14:28
Taggar: inflation, market

Euro Zone Inflation, Unemployment Hold Steady


"Euro zone annual inflation held steady at 0.2 percent in July, far below the European Central Bank (ECB)’s target and disappointing those who hoped monetary stimulus would provide a quick answer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 14:17
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

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

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

Japan Core CPI up 0.1% on-year in June


"The Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) efforts to reach its 2 percent inflation target didn’t get much of a boost from the latest data, with the country’s core consumer price index for June barel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 03:01
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index

Central Bank of Brazil Tightens Monetary Policy Again in Face of Accelerating Inflation and Contracting GDP


"Copom, Brazil’s monetary policy committee, started raising its short-term Selic interest rate from a base of 7.25% in April 2013.  Inflation then of 6.6% was above target and threatening to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 03:16
Taggar: inflation, rate

FOMC Policy Statement a Very Close Facsimile of the Prior One


"Officials made even fewer modifications in the wording than the scant amount I was expecting, and the only changes came in the first paragraph describing economic conditions.  The labor market &#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 20:48
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

FOMC Preview


"The last FOMC meeting on June 16-17 upgraded growth on improved household consumption, spoke of continuing progress on the mandates to maximize employment and secure a 2.0% inflation target, but decid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 16:46
Taggar: consumption, dollar, employment, inflation, rate

South African Reserve Bank Repo Rate Raised for First Time in a Year


"A 25-basis point increase in SARB’s repo rate to 6.0% was the first change since two increases in 2014 of 50 basis points in January followed by 25 bps in July.  South Africa is struggling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 16:17
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

RBNZ Cuts to 3% and Signals More


"New Zealand’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate on Thursday to counter headwinds posed by tumbling dairy prices and stubbornly low inflation, and said more easing was coming due to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 05:40
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Market Dimisses BOJ Comments on Further Easing


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda may have dismissed the chances of further monetary easing on Tuesday, but his remarks seemingly fell on deaf ears as strategists continue to bet on stimulus as e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-22 15:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed?s Bullard Says Better than 50% Chance of Rate Hike in September


"There is a better than 50 percent chance that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in September, a top Fed official told the Fox Business network on Monday. St. Louis Fed President James Bull..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-20 16:45
Taggar: bull, inflation, market, rate

US CPI Eyed as Yellen Reaffirms Rate Hike Plans


"As Greek banks prepare to reopen on Monday following a two week holiday, German lawmakers are holding a crucial vote in the Bundestag on the Greek bailout deal which is expected to pass without any ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 13:12
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank of Japan Left Policy Settings Unchanged But Cut Growth and Inflation Forecasts


"There’s been another 8-1 Board decision to continue the open-ended quantitative and qualitative monetary stimulus, buying JPY 80 trillion of long-dated JGBs per year until 2.0% core inflation is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 17:47
Taggar: inflation

Bank of Japan Kept Policy Unchanged Cuts GDP Forecast


"The Bank of Japan trimmed its economic growth forecast on Wednesday but held off on offering fresh stimulus, convinced that an expected pick up in consumption will help accelerate inflation toward its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 16:49
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation, market, rate

Bank of Canada Cuts Rate to 0.50%


"The Bank of Canada is cutting its key interest rate for the second time this year, citing a larger-than-expected first half contraction and a ?puzzling? stall in non-energy exports. The central bank l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 16:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

U.S. Producer Prices Rise for Second Straight Month


"U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods rose, indicating the recent oil-driven downward spiral in prices was abating. Signs of firming i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 15:15
Taggar: inflation, oil, rate

BOJ Keeps Policy Steady


"The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and largely maintained its upbeat inflation forecasts on Wednesday, even as soft exports and household spending forced it to trim its economic growth proj..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 08:09
Taggar: bank, inflation

UK Inflation Falls to 0%


"The rate of UK Consumer Prices Index inflation fell to 0% in June, from 0.1% in May, official figures show. Falls in clothing and food prices were the main contributors to the change in the rate, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-14 15:58
Taggar: inflation, rate

Rates on Hold Expected from BoC, ECB and BoJ


"Bank of England to Testify on Inflation The price of goods and services in the United Kingdom has remained close to zero since January of 2015. Deflation fears were reduced after prices posted a 0.1 p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-13 17:50
Taggar: bank, inflation

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s central bank Board kept its interest rate benchmark at 3.25%, which lies below the level of inflation even though inflation accelerated from 3.0% in April to 3.54% in June and despite an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-10 15:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia


"Malaysia’s overnight monetary policy rate will continue to be at 3.25%, the level since a 25-basis point hike in July 2014 and four earlier such increases between March 2010 and May 2011. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-09 17:41
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

BoE Keeps Rate at 0.5%


"UK interest rates have been held at 0.5% again by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. Rates have now remained on hold for more than six years and the Bank is not expected to raise t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-09 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

China Inflation Edges Higher in June


"China’s consumer inflation edged up slightly in June while stubbornly weak producer prices fell again, data that could increase worries about a sluggish Chinese economy which is also smarting fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-09 06:20
Taggar: economy, inflation, market

Fixed Income Losses Worst in Years


"Fixed income markets are nursing their worst losses in years, setting the tone for a poor performance that is expected to continue against a backdrop of a recovering U.S. economy and a pick-up in infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 15:43
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, investment, market

BOJ Survey: Steady View Held on Inflation


"Japanese companies forecast inflation will accelerate to 1.4 percent in the year ahead, the same pace that they forecast three months ago, a survey from the Bank of Japan shows. Consumer prices gains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 06:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s policy interest rate, which had been cut four times in the first half of 2015 by 25 basis points each to a record low now of 1.75%, was not changed after the latest Board meeting. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-01 16:38
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Eurozone Inflation Cools Down in June


"The eurozone’s inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, according to official figures. The reading marks the second month of a return to inflation after five months of fl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-30 15:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

It?s Not All About Growth Between India and China


"India and China have been rivals on the geopolitical front for decades, but the rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seen the economic rivalry between the two Asian heavyweights widen. Modi’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-26 02:42
Taggar: inflation

BOJ Kuroda Says CB Has Means to Reach 2% Target


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank has ample means to achieve its goal of accelerating inflation to 2 percent and keeping it there in a stable manner. Speaking in p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-22 16:07
Taggar: bank, inflation

GBP Gains on Greek Turmoil as Deflation Avoided


"The pound received a boost from inflation numbers in the United Kingdom released on Tuesday, June 16. The price of goods and services rose by 0.1 percent. The fear that the deflation experienced last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 21:01
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

Bank of Japan Recommends a More Transparent Policy Framework


"The June BOJ Policy Board meeting produced no significant modifications from the previous statement.  Quantitative stimulus was last tweaked in October 2014.  The new statement after five ho..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 19:18
Taggar: inflation

BOJ Maintains Record Stimulus


"The Bank of Japan maintained its record monetary stimulus as Governor Haruhiko Kuroda seeks to spur inflation and announced plans to improve transparency. The central bank will continue to expand the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 06:25
Taggar: bank, inflation

U.S. Consumer Prices Increase Strongly


"U.S. consumer prices in May recorded their largest increase in more than two years as gasoline prices surged, suggesting the drag on inflation from lower oil prices was fading.  Other data on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 06:13
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil

BOJ Keeps Upbeat View of Economy


"The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and maintained its upbeat assessment of the economy on Friday, signaling its conviction that inflation will hit its 2 percent target without additional mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 06:11
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

U.S. Dollar Near One Month Lows


"The dollar wallowed at a fresh one-month low against a basket of major currencies early on Friday, as tame U.S. inflation data added to uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve will begin raising int..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 04:08
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, rate

US Consumer Prices Rise in May


"U.S. consumer prices in May recorded their largest increase in more than two years as gasoline prices surged, suggesting an energy-driven disinflationary trend had probably run its course. The Labor D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 17:16
Taggar: inflation, price index

Russian Central Banker Says She Won?t Slash Rates Too Fast


"Those expecting further swingeing interest rate cuts from Russia as the country’s inflation slows, or a U.S. Federal Reserve-style bond-buying program, may be disappointed. The Central Bank of R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 16:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"The released statement following this month’s Board of Governors’ meeting expresses satisfaction with the current monetary policy stance, anchored since February by a BI interest rate of 7..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 15:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

FOMC Statement and Press Conference


"Today’s statement and press conference identifies progress toward each of its mandates of full employment and 2.0% inflation in the PCE deflator occurred since its late April meeting but not eno..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 21:19
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

New FOMC Projections


"The Fed’s new forecasts cut projected growth ranges in 2015 but bump the ranges marginally higher for 2016 and 2017.  The forecast for unemployment in 2015 is now higher; that for 2016 was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 20:26
Taggar: employment, inflation, margin

Eurozone Inflation Rises by 0.2 Percent in May


"The euro zone economy returned to inflation in May, the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat confirmed on Tuesday, as more expensive food, tobacco and services outweighed the impact of lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 15:58
Taggar: economy, inflation

UK Wages Rise to 4 Year High in April


"Wage growth in Britain hit a four-year high of 2.7% in April, according to official figures, delivering a welcome increase to household finances following the fall in inflation this year. But some ana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 15:44
Taggar: finance, inflation

Dollar Supported by German Sentiment and U.K Prices


"EUR briefly flirts with a new handle German June ZEW economic expectations survey disappoints Pound Plummets on Inflation Details Market to focus on FOMC and dot plot Traders cannot be disappointed wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-16 12:52
Taggar: inflation, market, point, pound

Russian Central Bank Cuts Rates to 11.5%


"Russia has cut its main interest rate from 12.5% to 11.5% as inflation eases. In a statement the country’s central bank said it had lowered its one-week minimum auction repo rate by 1 percentage..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 15:54
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Russia Slows Easing Pace as Ruble Thwarts Deeper Rate Cuts


"The Bank of Russia cut its key interest rate for the fourth time this year, delivering the smallest decrease since March to keep a lid on currency and inflation risks. The one-week auction rate was cu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 13:30
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, point, rate

US Consumer in Focus Again After Strong May Sales


"U.S. futures are slightly lower ahead of the open on Wall Street on Friday, as investors eye up the latest inflation and consumer data from the world’s largest economy. There isn?t too much data..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-12 13:06
Taggar: economy, inflation

Central Bank of Chile: No Rate Change


"The monetary policy interest rate, which has been 3.0% since a 25-basis point cut last October, will remain at that level, according to a released statement following this month’s meeting.  Infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 23:30
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia Reduces Policy Rate by 50 Basis Points for Fifth Time in Seven Months


"As recently as end-April 2013, Serbia’s main policy interest rate stood at 11.75%, but now it becomes 6.0% after the latest cut of 50 basis points.  A statement from the central bank’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 16:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

US Import Prices Rise 1.3% in May


"A surge in the cost of petroleum boosted U.S. import prices in May after 10 straight months of declines, but a strong dollar continued to curb underlying imported inflation pressures. The Labor Depart..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 16:03
Taggar: dollar, inflation

China?s economy to pick up in second half: central bank economists


"Economists at China’s central bank have sharply lowered their inflation forecast for 2015, while predicting a pick up the world’s second-biggest economy during the next six months thanks t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-10 14:03
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, report

China?s soft May inflation increases calls for fiscal stimulus


"China’s consumer inflation eased while producer prices stayed stubbornly in deflation in May, bolstering the case for fiscal stimulus as the world’s second-largest economy shrugs off monet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-09 07:52
Taggar: economy, inflation

China to Release Major Indicators This Week


"China will publish a raft of economic indicators for May, including trade balance on Monday, inflation on Tuesday, retail sales, industrial production, and fixed asset investment on Thursday. “A..."

Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold once again as negative inflation keeps hawks at bay


"The Bank of England has left interest rates on hold today following its first policy meeting since official figures showed UK inflation turn negative for the first time in 55 years. Ultra-low inflatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 14:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Open ? Volatility Remains Ahead of Payrolls


"Further declines in European bond markets following ECB President Mario Draghi?s comments yesterday on market volatility along with the higher than expected rise in inflation in May, is once again bei..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 13:14
Taggar: inflation, market

ECB?s Draghi Hikes Inflation Forecast, Avoids Confetti


"The European Central Bank upgraded its inflation forecast for 2015 on Wednesday, after holding interest rates at record lows. At his regular press conference, Mario Draghi said that the central bank n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 03:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB?s Draghi Dismisses Talk of Early Taper


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi quelled any fears of an earlier-than-expected end to its bond-buying plans, as he upgraded short-term inflation forecasts. Draghi said the ECB’s Gove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 03:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB to Hold Rates as Greek Hope and EUR Rise


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has surprisingly entered the Greek debt talks along with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), renewing hopes that a deal is close at hand. Inflation data in the euroz..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-02 19:26
Taggar: bank, currencies, inflation

Another Easing of Monetary Policy in India


"Today’s 25-basis point reductions in the Reserve Bank of India’s repo and reverse repo rates to 7.25% and 6.25% constitute the third easing move of 2015, matching in size similar cuts in J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-02 16:44
Taggar: bank, bear, inflation, point, rate

The Fed?s Favorite Inflation Gauge is Helplessly Trailing the Other Government Measure


"Between the government’s two primary inflation measures, the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure is showing far less promise of rising to the central bank’s goal. The core index of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-02 15:00
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation, price index

Japan?s Amari Urges Caution on Declaring End to Deflation


"Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday he is cautious about declaring an end to deflation because policymakers need to be sure the economy is strong enough to prevent a return to defl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-02 03:57
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, report

Draghi Deflation Relief Means Little With Greek Threat Unsolved


"With a solution to the Greek crisis still out of reach, Mario Draghi can count on at least one piece of good news this week: euro-area consumer prices are rising again. Economists in a Bloomberg surve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-01 15:06
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

Japan Inflation Stops as Spending Falls


"The Japanese economy limped into the second quarter, as household spending fell, people left the job market and the central bank?s key inflation gauge slowed to zero. Consumer prices excluding fresh f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 06:24
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market

Doubts over BOJ?s Optimism due to Weak Household Spending


"Japan’s household spending unexpectedly slumped in April and consumer inflation was roughly flat, casting doubt on the central bank’s view that a steady economic recovery will help acceler..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 05:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed?s Kocherlakota: Rate Hike in 2015 not Consistent with Mandate


"A U.S. interest rate hike this year would be a mistake, a top Federal Reserve official said on Thursday, and would represent a missed opportunity to boost employment and too-low inflation in an econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 05:31
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

Japan Core Inflation Rose 0.3% on-year in April


"A slew of economic data from Japan painted a widely divergent picture, with industrial production and inflation beating expectations, even as a better jobs picture failed to convince consumers to open..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 03:24
Taggar: gold, industrial production, inflation, rate

BOC Maintains Rate is Optimistic About Economy


"The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 3/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/2 per cent. Inflation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-27 16:54
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate, report

BOJ Minutes: Members say Risks to Prices are Tilted to Downside


"Many Bank of Japan board members said risks to consumer prices are tilted to the downside due to uncertainty about long-term inflation expectations, consumer spending, and the output gap, minutes of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-27 05:41
Taggar: bank, inflation

BOJ Minutes: Still Uncertain it can Prod Inflation to Life


"The Bank of Japan’s decision makers expect private consumption will remain resilient as incomes are improving, but they remained concerned their 2 percent inflation goal would be difficult to ke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-27 05:32
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation

USD/CAD: Loonie Falls Before Bank of Canada Rate Call


"The USD/CAD pair rocketed above its tight trading range on Tuesday. The Memorial Day holiday stateside yesterday ensured trading was thin and it kept the USD/CAD restricted to a narrow range of 1.2270..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-26 20:40
Taggar: inflation, trading

Fed?s Mester: ?Time Is Near? for U.S. Rate Increase


"Accelerating inflation and strong employment growth are pushing the U.S. economy close to the point where it can support higher interest rates, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-26 06:16
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, employment growth, inflation, point, rate

U.S. Dollar at One Month High after Yellen Comments


"The dollar hit a one-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday after stronger-than-expected underlying U.S. inflation bolstered the Federal Reserve’s case for an interest rate hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-26 03:14
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, inflation, rate

Bank of Israel Keeps Existing Policy Stance


"In a statement affirming the appropriateness of Israel?s 3-month old 0.10% central bank interest rate, officials noted the current sub-zero rate of CPI inflation, 2.1 percentage points below the infla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-25 18:50
Taggar: bank, cpi, dollar, inflation, point, rate

Asian Equities Slightly Higher on U.S. Rate Hike Bets


"Asian shares got off to a lackluster start on Monday, after rising inflation and a hawkish tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair rekindled expectations that the Fed is on track to hike interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-25 04:54
Taggar: inflation, market, rate, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Higher


"The U.S. dollar turned higher on Friday, spurred off its early losses by a U.S. inflation report that indicated underlying pressures are building and thereby bolstering the case for the U.S. Federal R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-25 03:49
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, report

South African Reserve Bank


"In a new statement from South African monetary authorities, officials express mounting doubts that the 5.75% repo rate is sufficiently restrictive to keep inflation in the medium term below the 6% tar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 19:48
Taggar: inflation, rate

Canada?s April Inflation Slowest in Two-Years


"Canada?s inflation rate last month was the slowest since October 2013, falling below the central bank?s target band on a drop in energy costs. The consumer price index rose 0.8 percent in April from a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 15:14
Taggar: bank, inflation, price index, rate

US Core-CPI Biggest Gain in Two-Years


"The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose at a faster pace than expected in April, indicating inflation is inching toward the Federal Reserve?s goal. The core consumer-price index climbed 0.3 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 15:11
Taggar: inflation, price index, report

BOJ Refrains From Boosting Stimulus


"The Bank of Japan refrained from increasing monetary stimulus, as Governor Haruhiko Kuroda bets on stronger growth fueling inflation that is 1/10 the BOJ?s target. The central bank will continue to bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 05:20
Taggar: bank, inflation

Fed Likely to Stick with its 2015 Plan


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to stick with plans to raise interest rates later this year, with progress toward its employment and inflation goals helping allay concerns over the economy’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 03:35
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

Lots of Attention on Friday


"A speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and consumer inflation data guarantee that more traders will be working than otherwise might be ahead of the three-day Memorial Day weekend. “We can already fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 03:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

China?s Factories Put Dent in Global Recovery


"Manufacturing activity in Asia’s top two economic powerhouses remained stuck in low gear in May, but an absence of inflation pressures suggested that authorities could inject yet more stimulus i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 09:37
Taggar: inflation

Gold Steadies Above $1210 after Fed Minutes


"Gold rose on Wednesday, briefly climbing to a new session high as the dollar pared its gains after U.S. Federal Reserve minutes showed policy makers believed it would be premature to raise interest ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 04:47
Taggar: dollar, gold, inflation, rate

Fed?s Evans: We Should Wait Until 2016


"The U.S. Federal Reserve should keep interest rates near zero until early next year and raise them only gradually, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Wednesday, citing the need to boost infla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-20 09:45
Taggar: inflation, rate

N.Z. Inflation Expectations Rise


"An increase in New Zealand inflation expectations damped bets on the central bank cutting interest rates as soon as next month and drove up the nation?s dollar. The expected rate of inflation two year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 07:55
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

BOJ Set to Maintain Stimulus


"The Bank of Japan is set to maintain its massive stimulus program on Friday and its optimism that a consumption-driven recovery will eventually take hold, helping achieve its ambitious inflation targe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 07:43
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation, rate

Mersch Supports QE Until Inflation Target Hit


"The European Central Bank needs to keep up its pace of “intervention” until low price inflation is back on target, a senior policy setter said on Monday. “We need to maintain the pac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-18 14:08
Taggar: bank, inflation

Week Ahead in FX: Central Banks, Retail Sales, Inflation to Dictate Direction


"Central bank minutes, retail sales, inflation reports and manufacturing productivity will be the four major themes this week in the forex market. The Bank of Japan will be in the spotlight on Friday a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 17:54
Taggar: bank, forex, forex market, inflation, inflation reports, market, report, retail sales

UK, US and Canada to Report Low Inflation


"Inflation numbers have been subdued around the world due to lower energy prices and the effect of major central bank economic easing policies. The United Kingdom, Canada and the United States will rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 15:58
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank of Chile and Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Chile’s key interest rate was left at 3.0%, its level since a 25-basis point cut last October.  That was the sixth reduction in 2014.  Although inflation of 4.2% exceeds the 3% target, officials..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 06:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Asian Equities Enjoy U.S. Stocks? Lead


"Asian shares gained in early trading on Friday, on track for a weekly rise, after Wall Street cheered a cool reading for producer price inflation that chilled expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 03:31
Taggar: inflation, rate, share, shares, trading

US Producer Prices Fall in April


"U.S. producer prices resumed their downward trend in April as the cost of energy fell and a strong dollar kept underlying inflation pressures benign, supporting views that the Federal Reserve will onl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:47
Taggar: dollar, inflation, price index, rate

Greek FinMin Still Keen on Swapping Debt


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:45
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, market, oil

US Jobless Claims Fall Boosting Employment Optimism


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:43
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, market, oil

Low Productivity Hurts UK Wage Growth


"The UK?s employment statistics are unambiguously encouraging. Wednesday?s official figures showed employment rose and unemployment fell, strengthening trends in place over the past couple of years. Pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:16
Taggar: employment, financial, inflation

Bank of Iceland to Raise Interest Rates Before Long


"Although the 7-day Icelandic repo rate of 4.5% was left unchanged, officials signaled that a hike is coming. “The Bank?s interest rate reduction late in 2014 was based on a sharp drop in inflati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 23:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

US Import Prices Fall in April


"U.S. import prices fell for a 10th straight month in April, likely reflecting the impact of a strong dollar, a sign of benign inflation pressures that could encourage the Federal Reserve to delay rais..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 16:51
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

BOE Cuts UK Growth Forecasts


"The Bank of England has cut its 2015 growth forecast from 2.9% to 2.5%, and for next year from 2.9% to 2.6%, as governor Mark Carney unveiled his quarterly inflation report. And it backed expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 16:43
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

Asian Equities Higher after China Rate Cut


"Asian stocks rose for a second day after China cut interest rates for the third time in six months and U.S. shares jumped following an official jobs report. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index added 0.6 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 05:51
Taggar: inflation, rate, report, share, shares

Next Week


"Central Bank Activity:  Interest rate policy meetings are scheduled next week in the U.K., Iceland, South Korea, Chile, Peru, and The Philippines.  The governors of the Bank of England, Bank..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 21:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

BOJ Minutes: Members Warn of Soft Consumption


"Some Bank of Japan board members warned that private consumption remained weak despite improvements in job markets, minutes of the bank’s early April meeting showed, underscoring a lack of convi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 06:05
Taggar: bank, consumption, economy, inflation, market, share

RBA Trims Growth Forecasts


"Australia?s central bank trimmed its inflation and growth forecasts on Friday, yet highlighted green shoots in the economy and gave no clear indication that it would cut interest rates again anytime s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 06:03
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, investment, rate, report

RBA Cuts Growth Forecasts for Australia


"The Reserve Bank of Australia has lowered its growth and inflation estimates for 2015 and 2016, saying the economy will continue to grow at a subpar rate for a longer than expected period. The Austral..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 05:10
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, rate

Inflation Expectations are Increasing Again


"Inflation expectations are picking up again, as a rebound in oil prices helps ease an early-year deflation scare.  Measures tracked by the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank have risen to t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 06:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil, rate

Fed?s Evans: Rates Could Move Soon, if Moved Slowly


"With U.S. inflation uncomfortably low and the unemployment rate still too high, the Federal Reserve should hold off on raising short-term interest rates until early next year, a top Fed policymaker sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 05:24
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Event Risk Looking To Support The Dollar This Week


"Holiday week encourages thin markets Friday’s NFP to dominate this weeks activity Market looking for further stimulus from China Euro manufacturing PMI’s showing signs of inflation Holiday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 12:54
Taggar: forex, gold, inflation, market

BOJ May Have Bought More Time


"The Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) surprise decision to push back the date for achieving its two percent inflation target may signal the central bank is trying to buy time before admitting it needs to ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 05:16
Taggar: bank, inflation

May Day 2015


"Many markets particularly in Europe are shut for May Day.  This has held down the usual flood of manufacturing PMIs on the first day of the month.  Japanese inflation picked up for the first time in a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 14:03
Taggar: inflation, market

Japan Inflation Rises However Below BOJ Target


"Inflation in Japan rose for the first time in almost a year in March, offering hope of a rebound in price growth, although it remains far below the Bank of Japan?s 2% target, government data showed Fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 03:25
Taggar: bank, inflation, price index

Japan?s Inflation would Please BOJ


"Japan’s inflation ticked higher in March, coming in slightly above expectations, offering a small sign of progress in the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) two-year-long effort to kick start the long-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 03:06
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

US Open ? Inflation, Income, Spending, Jobs Eyed


"US futures are pointing slightly to the downside again on Thursday ahead of the release of some key inflation, spending, income and labour market data. I think investors are a little downbeat today fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 12:40
Taggar: inflation, market, point

BOJ Holds on Boosting Stimulus


"The Bank of Japan refrained from boosting monetary stimulus even after inflation came to a halt, with Governor Haruhiko Kuroda betting it will re-emerge as the impact from cheaper oil fades. The centr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 06:23
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil

EUR/USD Jumps Above 1.11 as German Yields Soared


"The euro was broadly higher on Thursday as German yields soared on easing deflation fears, while doubts about the strength of the U.S. recovery took a temporary toll on the dollar.  Bund yields posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 06:08
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Central Bank of Brazil


"As expected, the policymaking committee unanimously agreed to another hike of the Selic interest rate, this time to 13.25% from 12.75%.  It has cumulatively been increased by 150 basis points in 2015..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 04:11
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

German Bunds Plummet On Investor Advice


"Euro-area government bonds are falling out of favour. Top money managers are turning against the securities after yields dropped to unprecedented lows across the region. Emerging signs of inflation ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-29 16:56
Taggar: inflation

FOMC Day


"Two central banks eased monetary policy earlier today.  The Swedish Riksbank expanded quantitative stimulus, kept a negative 0.25% repo rate, indicated that such could go lower, and warned that a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-29 13:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

CNBC Survey Shows October Rate Hike


"A strong dollar and low inflation still have the market believing the Fed will hike rates this year, but by less than previously expected, and with a later start. The April CNBC Fed Survey, released a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 16:52
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, market, rate

U.S. Treasuries Divide Supports Bullard Warning Fed May Get Behind Curve


"Short-term Treasuries are no longer the losers of the bond market, backing James Bullard?s warning the Federal Reserve may fall behind in its efforts to cap inflation. The president of the Fed Bank of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 06:56
Taggar: bank, bull, inflation, market

Fed Seen Delaying Rate Rises Until September


"The Federal Reserve?s long-awaited liftoff on its benchmark interest rate won?t happen until September, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg News, as officials try to spur inflation and hirin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 06:55
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Israeli Monetary Policy Rate Left Unchanged after Monthly Meeting


"The Bank of Israel’s key interest rate was cut three times each in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, plus by 15 basis points to 0.10% on February 23rd.  A statement released after the April committee m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 22:00
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Rising Oil Could Bring Inflation Concerns Back to Markets


"Whisper it, but the next challenge for financial markets and policymakers may not be deflation, but the remarkable surge in oil prices from the six-year low touched in January. Since then, Brent crude..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 16:24
Taggar: financial, inflation, market, oil

Traders Now Worried About U.S. Inflation


"Three months ago, bond traders were bracing for deflation in the U.S.  Now, they?re starting to worry about inflation — and snapping up a record share of Treasuries that offer some protection. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 06:32
Taggar: inflation, oil, share

An Indirect Central Bank Approach to Containing Turkish Lira Depreciation


"2015 is not even 31% complete, yet the beleaguered lira has fallen 15% against the dollar.  The danger is that currency weakness will lift inflation, which in March stood at 7.6%.  The currency’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-22 16:22
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, point, rate

Weaker Dollar Especially against the Ozzie and Sterling


"The Australian dollar has risen 1.2% against its U.S. counterpart, buoyed by Aussie first-quarter CPI data that showed core inflation falling no further and remaining above 2.0% target floor. Sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-22 13:55
Taggar: aussie, bank, cpi, dollar, inflation

Asian Equities to Seven Year High


"Asian stocks headed for a seven-year high, led by financial and technology shares. Oil dropped, while Australia?s dollar climbed after data showed faster-than-estimated inflation. The MSCI Asia Pacifi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-22 07:29
Taggar: dollar, financial, inflation, oil, share, shares, trading

BOJ to Cut CPI Forecast


"The Bank of Japan is likely to cut its inflation outlook for the current fiscal year next week, but will forecast price growth to roughly reach 2 percent in the following two years, sources said, unde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-22 07:24
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

UK Think Tank Predicts 2.8% Growth in 2015


"Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty ahead of the election, according to an EY Item Club report. It said low inflat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 16:07
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil, report

Loonie Take Short Flight Higher On Sales and Hotter CPI


"CAD prints three-month high after strong data USD/CAD traders face light, illiquid trading conditions Big dollar finds week ending reprieve U.S CPI suggest inflation cycle may be turning Most dollar b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 17:47
Taggar: announcement, bull, cpi, currency, dollar, inflation, loonie, market, rate, trading

Canada Inflation Rate Rises to 1.2% in March


"he dollar rebounded from a three-week low against the yen and a 10-day trough against a currency basket on Friday, bolstered by data showing inflation starting to creep into the U.S. economy, a develo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 16:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, inflation, rate

USD Higher After US Inflation Rises


"The dollar rebounded from a three-week low against the yen and a 10-day trough against a currency basket on Friday, bolstered by data showing inflation starting to creep into the U.S. economy, a devel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 16:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, inflation, rate

US Open ? Futures Plummet Ahead of Inflation Data


"US futures are pointing to the downside ahead of the final session of the week. The latest US CPI reading is going to be a key focal point today, with the prospect of falling inflation clearly being b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 13:53
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

European Open ? UK Jobs and EZ Inflation in Focus


"European futures are pointing to a mixed start on Friday as traders await the release of employment data from the UK and inflation figures from the Eurozone and the US. The UK elections are only a few..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 07:48
Taggar: employment, inflation, point

Fed?s Rosengren: Conditions for Rate Rise Not Yet Met


"The U.S labor market needs to strengthen further and inflation needs to show signs of heading back up to 2 percent before the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, a top Fed official reminded a L..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 03:11
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Many Eyes on U.S. Inflation


"Friday’s March consumer price index is more important than usual since it is one piece of data that traders say could change their assumptions on Fed policy. Inflation has been stubbornly low, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 02:27
Taggar: inflation, price index

Central Bank of Chile


"Board members left Chile’s monetary policy rate at 3.0% as analysts expected.  Beginning in January 2012, the interest rate was cut in 25-basis point increments then, October and November 2013..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 02:24
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

OECD to Japan: Keep an Eye on QE


"Japan must keep an eye on how much its massive bond-buying program is disrupting the bond market, but it is right to tackle perpetual crippling deflation, says the Organization of Economic Co-operatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 07:16
Taggar: inflation, market

BoC Monetary Policy Report April 2015


"Global financial conditions have eased further in recent months, as many central banks have added to monetary policy stimulus in response to persis- tent economic slack and below-target inflation. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 16:19
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, inflation, oil

Many Competing Stories but a Unifying Theme is Better Growth in Europe by a Slower Trend Elsewhere


"ECB President Draghi is wrapping up his press conference.  Policy wasn’t changed further.  Focus is currently on full implementation of policy initiatives taken recently.  Draghi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 15:49
Taggar: inflation, rate

ECB Sees Evidence that Policy Working


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said monetary policy is helping the region?s economic recovery and will succeed in boosting inflation. ?The implementation of the asset purchase program is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 15:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

OECD: BOJ Must Maintain Stimulus


"The Bank of Japan must continue buying assets aggressively to sustainably achieve its 2 percent inflation target, while keeping an eye on risks, such as disrupting the bond market and fuelling asset b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 06:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

Indonesian Monetary Policy Stance Not Changed This Month


"The BI central bank interest rate was kept at 7.5% after this month’s policy meeting.  A released statement projects stronger growth in the second than first quarter and observes a softer rupiah..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 23:11
Taggar: bank, cpi, dollar, inflation, rate

Sterling falls as UK narrowly misses deflation


"The U.K. has narrowly missed slipping into deflation territory, according to official data Tuesday. Consumer price inflation in the U.K. was steady at 0 percent in March from a year earlier, in line w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 11:23
Taggar: inflation

European Open ? UK Seen on Brink of Deflation


"European indices are expected to open lower on Tuesday, as investors adopt the cautious approach ahead of some key economic data from the UK and US and earnings from JP Morgan and Wells Fargo, among o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 08:37
Taggar: inflation

PM Abe?s Adviser Hamada: Yen?s Decline Is Approaching Its Limit


"An adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe indicated the yen has weakened enough and that the Bank of Japan needn?t force inflation to its 2 percent target. ?I don?t think it?s a bad thing to send a sign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 05:40
Taggar: bank, inflation

Fed May Still Raise Interest Rates in June


"The Era of Dangerously Lowflation, and the stagnant-wages storyline that’s gone with it, finally may be coming to an end.  So forecasts Omair Sharif, a rates sales strategist at Societe Generale..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 05:36
Taggar: inflation, rate

MAS Keeps its Currency Monetary Policy Unchanged


"The Monetary Authority of Singapore on Tuesday surprised markets by keeping its currency policy unchanged, saying that it expects the economy to grow at a moderate pace and that inflation is likely to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 05:10
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, market, rate

Singapore?s MAS? Decision to be a Close Call


"Singapore’s central bank decisions don’t usually generate much excitement, but economists are split on whether more easing may be on tap after a surprise move earlier this year. “It&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-13 03:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Week Ahead in FX April 12 ? 19 US Retail Sales Could Rise with Warm Weather


"The next week in the forex market will feature two of the major central banks rate announcements: the European Central Bank and the Bank of Canada. No changes in rates or stimulus programs are expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-12 17:34
Taggar: announcement, bank, forex, forex market, inflation, market, rate, rate announcements

Low UK Inflation Favours Conservative Party


"Inflation in the United Kingdom fell to zero for the first time on record on March 24 with the release of the consumer price index (CPI) figures. Food and energy prices have fallen potentially given B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 16:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index

China Consumer Inflation Remains at 1.4%


"China’s consumer inflation stayed flat at 1.4 percent in March, while producer prices fell slightly less than projected, official data showed on Friday, keeping pressure on profit margins at Chi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 05:39
Taggar: cpi, inflation, margin, price index, profit

China Inflation Steady


"China’s consumer inflation held steady in March, but wholesale prices remained entrenched in deflation, signalling a favorable environment for further government stimulus. The consumer price ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 05:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index

Asian Equities Expected Higher on U.S. Lead


"Asian stocks are poised for a firmer start on the last trading day of the week following a stronger finish on Wall Street overnight, but investors will be keeping an eye on inflation data from China..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 02:21
Taggar: inflation, trading

Summers Warns Fed About Acting Too Early


"While the Federal Reserve contemplates increasing interest rates, former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said Thursday that policymakers should be more concerned about acting too early than a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 15:51
Taggar: inflation, rate

BOK Holds Rates at Record Low


"South Korea?s central bank cut growth and inflation forecasts while keeping the nation?s key interest rate unchanged as it monitors the impact of record-low borrowing costs. Asia?s fourth-largest econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 07:06
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Singapore?s MAS May Ease Policy Further to Counter Slowing Growth


"Singapore’s central bank could loosen monetary policy for a second time this year on Tuesday, but analysts are divided over the magnitude of any easing as authorities contend with slowing growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 07:01
Taggar: bank, inflation

Fed Minutes Show Member Are Divided on Timing of Rate Hike


"Fed officials disagreed widely last month on when they might begin lifting interest rates from record lows. Minutes of the March 17-18 meeting reveal that several policymakers predicted a rate hike in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 20:12
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Asian Equities Expected Higher Before BOJ


"Asian stocks are likely to open higher on Wednesday, undeterred by a weaker finish on Wall Street overnight, ahead of the release of the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) rate decision. “[The BOJ] wil..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 02:28
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BOK Likely to Downgrade its Estimates


"The Bank of Korea (BOK) may cut its growth and inflation forecasts at Thursday’s policy meeting, but it’s likely to hold the line against mounting pressure for more interest rate cuts, ana..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 02:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BOJ Faces Reality Check


"The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has failed to achieve its two percent inflation target ahead of this month’s deadline, but analysts say the fault doesn’t lie with policymakers alone. “The BO..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 02:18
Taggar: bank, inflation

Reserve Bank of India: No Change in Interest Rates or Bank Reserve Requirements


"The framework of monetary policy changed in January, with the establishment then of an inflation reduction target to be followed by an inflation containment target once 4% is attained around March 201..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 18:05
Taggar: bank, inflation

Russian Central Bank Rules Out QE Program


"The Russian central bank has ruled out joining its global counterparts with a massive bond-buying despite the country sliding into a recession this year. Speaking at a banking conference in Moscow, Ru..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 15:38
Taggar: bank, cable, inflation

RBI Expected to Keep Rates on Hold


"The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate on hold at 7.50 percent at a policy review on Tuesday, while signalling that it could act swiftly to lower rates further..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 06:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Korean Inflation Eases


"Inflation in South Korea eased to the slowest pace since July 1999, adding to concern that prices could fall amid fragile demand at home and cheaper oil from abroad. Consumer prices rose 0.4 percent i..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 05:50
Taggar: inflation, oil

QE Deadline Looms for BOJ


"Takahide Kiuchi often appears a lone voice of dissent on the Bank of Japan board as his proposals to change key elements of its massive monetary stimulus are consistently voted down, but two years int..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 05:04
Taggar: bank, inflation

A Weaker Yen is Not Driving Up Prices


"Conventional wisdom that a weaker yen would drive up prices in Japan across the board doesn’t hold, Goldman Sachs says, as cheaper oil undercuts price pressure. “Downward pressure on infla..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 04:56
Taggar: gold, inflation, oil, point

US Income, Spending and Inflation Data Key on Monday


"Another big week for the markets gets underway today with the Bureau of Economic Analysis releasing the latest inflation, income and spending figures for the US. Already this morning we?ve had some en..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 12:48
Taggar: analysis, inflation, market, spread

PBOC?s Zhou: We Have Room to Act on Growth Slowdown


"China?s central bank chief said that the nation?s growth rate has tumbled ?a bit? too much and that policy makers have scope to respond, underscoring forecasts for further monetary easing in the world..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 07:07
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Japan?s Industrial Output Drops


"Japan?s industrial production fell more than forecast in February, adding to pressure from a drop in consumer spending and faltering inflation. Output declined 3.4 percent from January, when it rose 3..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 07:04
Taggar: industrial production, inflation

PBoC Governor Calls for Vigilance on Deflation


"China’s central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and said policymakers were watching slowing global economic growth and..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 02:34
Taggar: bank, inflation

Week Ahead in FX: EU Inflation and US Jobs Data to Decide USD Fate


"The USD was able to bounce back toward the end of the week and ahead of a crucial set of data releases. EUR/USD is trading at 1.0876 close to the price levels of the start the week (1.0809) after hitt..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 21:36
Taggar: inflation, trading

BOE Broadbent Says Central Bank Will Watch For Bad Deflation Signs


"Consumer price inflation fell to zero in February, and is expected to fall further below in the first half of this year. But the possibility of a prolonged period of downward spiraling prices is very..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 15:56
Taggar: inflation

BOJ?s Kuroda Optimism on Inflation Goal Challenged


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda?s optimism that he can meet a 2 percent inflation target is getting a reality check at the nation?s cash registers.  Analysis of scanner data for about 350,000 p..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 06:59
Taggar: analysis, bank, inflation, market

BOJ Inflation Gauge Grinds to a Halt


"The Bank of Japan?s key inflation gauge ground to a halt as consumer spending slumped, highlighting weakness in the nation?s recovery from recession.  Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 2 perce..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 06:52
Taggar: bank, inflation

Japan Inflation Eases Again


"Japan’s consumer inflation eased in February for a seventh straight month increasing expectations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will have to undertake further stimulus measures to achieve its pri..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 04:46
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index

South African Reserve Bank Keeps Policy Stance Paused


"It doesn’t happen often that a central bank raises projected and above-target inflation for the coming two years yet leaves its policy interest rate unchanged.  Yet that is what the South Africa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 17:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

BOE MPC Members Playing Down Rate Cut Possibility


"The Bank of England is making a concerted effort to play down the possibility that it will respond to inflation falling to zero with a fresh cut in interest rates. Three members of Threadneedle Street..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 16:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

BOE Policymakers See Little Need for Rate Cut


"Three Bank of England policymakers said on Wednesday they saw little chance of a cut in interest rates in the face of tumbling inflation, distancing themselves from the position of the central bank..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 06:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

EURO Marches Higher


"EUR bulls need a ?1.1000 close for confidence U.S inflation remains benign German growth solid in Q1 on QE HUF Central Bank Surprises The Euro is doing its best to shake that ‘bad boy’ ima..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 12:51
Taggar: bank, bull, dollar, forex, forex market, inflation, market

Zero inflation means lower interest rates for longer


"Last week the Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane told us that the next move in the official interest rate was at least as likely to be down as up – because of the growing risk..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 10:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

New term needed for zero inflation and positive growth


"The latest inflation figure for the UK revealed record low Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation of 0%, while the US figure expected later on Tuesday is expected to show a negligible increase in price..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 09:57
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Why the dollar?s strength isn?t likely to alter the Fed?s rate-hike timing


"The threat that the stronger dollar will push already low inflation back into negative territory is ?certainly overblown,? according to new research from the Cleveland Fed. The results could be crucia..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 08:58
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Wages are the key to Fed policy


"If you want to know when interest rates are going to rise, don?t scrutinize the unemployment or inflation statistics; watch what is happening to wages. To be sure, the Federal Reserve?s mandate has hi..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 08:51
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Will the U.S. Durable Goods Report Lean on the Greenback?


"Market volatility continues to rise as a deluge of economic indicators drives the price action for the U.S. dollar. American inflation data came in on target with a 0.2% gain; U.S. manufacturing conti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 21:49
Taggar: dollar, home sales, indicators, inflation, market

Hungarian Monetary Policy Eased


"Magyar Nemzeti Bank’s Base Rate was cut by 15 basis points to 1.95%.  This was the first reduction in eight months, and officials left the door open for the possibility of even more reductions a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 17:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD Ends Rally After Positive US Data


"EUR/USD was rising higher at the first half of the current trading session, extending its gains. Yet the rally has come to an end after data showed that US inflation..."

US Inflation Rebounds Slightly in February


"U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in underlying inflation pressures, which could keep a June inte..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 16:39
Taggar: inflation, rate

UK House Prices Fall in January


"House price inflation fell again in January, according to official government figures, with the traditional start-of-the-year surge in demand failing to materialise. Average prices fell by 0.2% in Jan..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 16:35
Taggar: inflation

UK Inflation Falls to 0% the Lowest on Record


"UK inflation rate fell to 0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures show. Lower prices for food and computer goods helped to cut the rate from 0.3% in January, official figures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 16:28
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

U.S Core Consumer Prices Beat Expectations


"The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose more than forecast in February, reflecting broad-based gains that helped keep a floor under inflation. The so-called core consumer-price ind..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 15:55
Taggar: inflation, price index, report

UK inflation seen bordering on deflation territory


"Inflation has been a huge talking point this year, with central banks around the world cutting interest rates in a bid to stave off the devastating threat of deflation. Lower oil prices have been prim..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 08:48
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil, point, rate

Hong Kong Stocks Drop on China PMI


"Hong Kong shares dropped with the Australian dollar as a Chinese gauge unexpectedly signaled contraction. The dollar held declines before a U.S. inflation report as Federal Reserve speakers reiterated..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 04:40
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, report, share, shares

Indonesia is Concerned about a Weak Rupiah


"Indonesia’s rupiah has tumbled to 17-year lows, but the central bank is prepared to draw the line on just how much further it can fall. “If Indonesia’s inflation this year is 4-4.5 p..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 04:12
Taggar: bank, inflation

U.S. Consumer Inflation Expected to Rise


"Consumer inflation is expected to have edged higher in February, but the gain could be small and potentially fleeting. “We’re going to have the first increase in the headline since October..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 02:57
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil

Central Bank of the Republic of Colombia Kept 4.5% Main Interest Rate


"Late last Friday, as it had done at the six previous monetary policy meetings, the Board of Directors left its interest rate benchmark at 4.5%.  The rate had previously been raised by 25 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 18:05
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

BOJ?s Kuroda Tells Abe Long Term Inflation Target Unchanged


"Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said he told Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday that inflation is slowing due to a decline in oil prices but there is no change in the long-term rising trend fo..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 16:48
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, oil, report

Dollar Holds Losses as Investors Await Fed Speeches for Clues


"The dollar?s direction remains dependent on the outlook for U.S. policy tightening after the Federal Reserve last week cut its projections for interest rates, inflation and growth. A gauge of the gree..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 06:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate

Week Ahead in FX March 23-27 PMIs and CPIs to Dictate FX Pace


"After a week filled with central bank announcements and verbal intervention the forex market will enter a fresh week where data releases will drive most of the action. Advanced manufacturing data from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-22 06:12
Taggar: announcement, bank, forex, forex market, inflation, market

Central Bank of Chile Kept Interest Rate at 3.0%


"Eight 25-basis point reductions of Chile’s policy interest rate were made between January 2012 and September 2014, including the last six since October 2013, but policy has not changed subsequen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Japan Government Urges BOJ on Inflation Target


"Government officials attending the Bank of Japan’s February meeting dropped their calls to hit its inflation target “at the earliest date possible,” signaling to the central bank tha..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 05:06
Taggar: bank, inflation

U.S. Dollar Well Above Fed-Inspired Lows


"The dollar edged lower in early Asian trade on Friday but remained well above this week’s lows plumbed after the Federal Reserve’s dovish stance on interest rates sent the greenback tumbli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 04:38
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

EURUSD ? Gains Pared After Monster Short Squeeze


"It?s been a turbulent 24 hours for the dollar after the Federal Reserve offered an unexpectedly dovish view of the economy, revising down growth and inflation forecasts. Fed members also gave their fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 17:48
Taggar: dollar, economy, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Back to Reality After Big Dollar Recovers


"The Loonie hit a six year record for one day gains yesterday (2 percent gain) after the U.S. Federal Reserve statement was announced. The anticipated removal of the word “patient” came to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, loonie

New Zealand Grows in Q4 Boosted by Tourism


"A boost in tourist spending lifted economic growth in New Zealand during the fourth quarter, a sign that a buoyant economy with limited inflation pressures will keep pressure off the central bank to m..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 14:58
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

ECB Seen Finding Little Interest for Targeted Loans


"The European Central Bank is likely to find little interest in a third offering of the long-term loans that it hailed as crucial for reviving growth and inflation before it turned to quantitative easi..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 08:02
Taggar: bank, inflation

Fed Opens Door Wider for Rate Hike


"The Federal Reserve on Wednesday moved a step closer to hiking rates for the first time since 2006, but downgraded its economic growth and inflation projections, signaling it is in no rush to push bor..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 07:43
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

New Zealand Grows at Fastest Pace Since 2007


"A boost in tourist spending lifted economic growth in New Zealand during the fourth quarter, a sign that a buoyant economy with limited inflation pressures will keep pressure off the central bank to m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 06:47
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Soars After Dovish FOMC


"The United States Federal Reserve removed the “patient” language from its statement, but far from that being a sign of an impending hawkish policy move further comments around lower inflat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 21:52
Taggar: inflation, loonie

Bank of Iceland: No Rate Change


"Iceland’s 4.5% seven-day term deposit rate, 5.25% seven-day collateralized lending rate, and 6.25% overnight lending rate were left unchanged after the latest review by the Monetary Policy Commi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:43
Taggar: inflation, rate

Fed Taking Eye Off Employment to Focus on Inflation


"The employment picture is in the rear-view mirror, and the Fed will now focus on inflation, BlackRock’s chief investment strategist for fixed income said Wednesday. The central bank’s Fede..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:42
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, investment, market, rate

OECD Calls Out Abnormally Low Inflation and Interest Rates as Risks


"Abnormally low inflation and interest rates are building up new risks for the global economy, a leading thinktank warned on Wednesday, as it called on governments to play a greater role in shoring up..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:37
Taggar: economy, inflation, oil, rate

BOE Says Strong GBP Keeping Inflation Low


"A strong pound has increased the chance of a prolonged period of very low inflation, leaving the Bank of England in no hurry to raise interest rates, its senior policymakers suggested. The Bank?s rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

A £6bn Budget windfall


"Wednesday’s Budget will show that by the end of the next Parliament, public spending cuts are expected to be £3bn or £4bn less than was forecast in December and the annual surplus could be aroun..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 10:18
Taggar: inflation, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Monetary officials in Turkey have been subjected to relentless pressure from the autocratic Prime Minister Erdogan to reduce interest rates more quickly.  Selling pressure on the lira had lifted infla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Japan Hunkering Down and Putting Up an Optimistic Front


"What stands out about today’s central bank statement is not what changed but how much was kept the same.  The March Policy Board meeting did not adjust its stance and released an identical..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation

FOMC EUR Squeeze Gathers Momentum


"USD Bulls don’t require patience DXY has room on the downside BoJ scales back on inflation RBA opens up both barrels It’s no real surprise to see that major currency pairs prefer to keep t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 12:45
Taggar: bull, currency, currency pair, inflation, trading

No Move from BOJ Despite Tumbling Inflation Rate


"The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept its massive monetary policy stimulus intact on Tuesday, as widely expected, but analysts are still calling for further action in the coming months on the back of a tumble..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 08:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation Reduces Key Interest Rate to 14.0%


"Following up on a 200-basis point rate cut at the start of February, Russian monetary officials cut the key central bank interest rate by a further 100 basis points.  In response to last years ruble c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 16:40
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

China Mulling Entry into Currency War


"Central banks may be spreading deflation by easing monetary policy and weakening their currencies, but the biggest threat is that China will wade into the battlefield, analysts say. “The three t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 16:25
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, inflation, spread

US PPI Fell Unexpectedly in February


"U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in February on weak trade margins, pointing to muted inflation pressures that could argue against an anticipated June interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 16:03
Taggar: inflation, margin, point, price index, rate

Russia Cuts Rate to 14% as Economy Falters


"Russia’s central bank has cut its key interest rate by one percentage point to 14%, as concerns over inflation recede as Russia’s economy falters. The move, which was widely expected, come..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 15:45
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point, rate

BOE Governor Says Deflation Temporary in UK


"Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has sought to allay fears that Britain faces a 1930s-style deflationary spiral after inflation fell last month to 0.3%, saying that the strength of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 21:34
Taggar: bank, inflation

US Import Prices Rise in February


"U.S. import prices rose in February after seven months of declines as the cost of petroleum increased, but there was still little sign of imported inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 15:54
Taggar: inflation

German Consumer Price Rises in February


"German consumer prices rose in February, after January’s fall. Germany’s federal statistics office Destatis said the annual rate of inflation rose 0.1% last month. Prices fell into negativ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 15:28
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, rate

China?s Inflation Rises by 1.4% Beating Expectations


"China’s core inflation rate rose by 1.4% in February from a year earlier, recovering from a more than five-year low and exceeding most expectations. The consumer price inflation (CPI) data compa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 15:39
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

U.S. Labor Market Conditions Index at Six-Month Low


"Now that an upward trend in the federal funds rate is closer at hand, central bank forward guidance regarding policy normalization has become less specific, less time duration-oriented, and more data..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 17:30
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Fed Weighs More Ambitious Goal for Employment


"As the U.S. jobless rate creeps ever closer to the Federal Reserve?s definition of full employment, some Fed officials are asking a question: How low can you go? Their answer: less than the 5.2 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 05:40
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

ECB Ready to Start Printing Money Next Week


"The European Central Bank said it will start printing money to buy bonds next Monday and delivered a robust economic outlook that will make it hard to extend the plan beyond its envisaged Sept. 2016 e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 04:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, visa

ECB to Start QE on 9 March


"The European Central Bank (ECB) will kick off its 60 billion euro-a-month ($66.3 billion) bond purchases on March 9, ECB President Mario Draghi said Thursday, after it decided to keep rates at record..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 04:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

India?s Government Likely to Clash with RBI Over Rates


"Having agreed this week to formally adopt inflation targeting as a guiding star for monetary policy, India’s government and central bank remain at odds over how crucial decisions are made. Both..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 04:24
Taggar: bank, inflation

What May Go Wrong with India?s Recovery


"India has come a long way since the “taper tantrum” of 2013, transitioning from a “fragile five” economy into a darling of investors.  The election of Prime Minister Narendra M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 04:22
Taggar: economy, inflation

Central Bank of Malaysia: Steady as She Goes


"The official policy rate of Bank Negara Malaysia has been at 3.25% since a 25-basis point hike last July, which was its first change since four such increases in the 14 months between March 2010 and M..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 18:32
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

ECB Increases Growth Forecasts Gives QE Details


"The European Central Bank (ECB) will kick off its 60 billion euro-a-month ($66.3 billion) bond purchases on March 9, ECB President Mario Draghi said Thursday, after it decided to keep rates at record..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 17:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Brazil Central Bank Raises Rates to 12.75%


"Brazil’s central bank has lifted interest rates to a six-year high of 12.75% to restrain inflation. Inflation in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, was at a 12-year high in February..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 17:01
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Japan Inflation Target Should be less than 2%


"The Bank of Japan should give itself more time to achieve its ambitious price target, board member Takahide Kiuchi said, warning that an appropriate level of inflation for Japan is currently lower tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 05:35
Taggar: bank, inflation

No Change Made in Bank of Canada?s 0.75% Overnight Interest Rate Target


"The target had been cut at the prior Governing Council Meeting on January 21, which coincided with a quarterly review of economic conditions and prospects.  The cut in January was the first rate chang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 19:23
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank of Canada Holds Rate at 0.75%


"The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 3/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/2 per cent. Total CPI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 17:28
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, oil, rate

US Fed?s Evens Says No Rate Hikes Until 2016


"The Federal Reserve should wait until the first half of 2016 before raising interest rates, a top U.S. central banker said on Wednesday, or risk undermining the very recovery it has helped engineer. &..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 17:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Monetary Policy Tightened Sharply in Ukraine


"The plunging hryvnia has lifted Ukraine inflation into double digits.  In response, officials at the National Bank of Ukraine had raised their discount rate a month ago from 14.0% to 19.5%, but that d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 17:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Reserve Bank of India Cuts Rates between Scheduled Meetings


"RBI Governor Rajan released a statement announcing a new monetary policy framework oriented around a single target of 4% CPI inflation give or take two percentage points.  The statement also informed..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 17:03
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, point, rate

Ukraine Central Bank Raises Rates to 30%


"Ukraine’s central bank has sharply raised interest rates from 19.5% to 30% in an effort to curb inflation and prop up its beleaguered currency. The new benchmark refinancing rate takes effect on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 16:42
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, rate

RBI Surprises with Rate Cut to 7.5%


"The Reserve Bank of India surprised markets on Wednesday by cutting rates for the second time this year, sending stocks to a record high.  The central bank lowered its benchmark repo rate by 25 basis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 07:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate

Ukraine to Raise Benchmark Rate to 30%


"Ukraine’s central bank will raise its benchmark refinancing rate to 30 percent from 19.5 percent, the head of the central bank said on Tuesday, as the bank tries to rein in rocketing inflation a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 16:49
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, rate

South Korea?s Inflation Eases to Slowest in 15 Years


"Inflation in South Korea slowed to the weakest pace in more than 15 years amid declining energy-import costs and softness in domestic demand. Consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in February from a year e..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 07:06
Taggar: inflation

US data and PBOC rate cut takes NASDAQ to 5,000


"The first week of the month got off to a largely positive start as a rate cut in China, better inflation and employment data in the eurozone and predominantly strong US data left investors in good spi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 18:28
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

China?s Rate Move Avoids Weaker Prices


"The specter of deflation has settled over vast tracks of the global economy, forcing countries large and small to assess the risks of falling prices. Major economies such as Japan, Germany, the United..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 17:16
Taggar: economy, inflation, market

U.S Consumer Spending Rises After Fuel Drop


"U.S Consumer purchases adjusted for inflation rose in January, a sign the plunge in gasoline prices is helping boost the biggest part of the U.S. economy. The 0.3 percent increase followed a 0.1 perce..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 16:28
Taggar: economy, inflation, report

Forecaster Says Job Data Adds to Fed Rate Hike


"The steady drop in the U.S. unemployment rate has set up a simple set of arithmetic that will lead to a Federal Reserve interest rate rise soon to ward off future inflation, according to the most accu..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 16:52
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Rising U.S. Prices Support Fed Inflation View


"American households paid much less to fill their cars? fuel tanks in January while most other costs rose, supporting the Federal Reserve?s view that inflation will eventually approach its goal. A plun..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 06:07
Taggar: inflation, price index, report

U.S. Dollar Gains Again as Inflation Fuels Fed Rate Bets


"The dollar headed for an eighth straight month of gains against major peers after signs U.S. inflation may rebound revived speculation the Federal Reserve has scope to raise interest rates. A gauge of..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 06:05
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Japan?s Inflation Slows to 2.2%


"Japan?s inflation slowed more than forecast in January, highlighting central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda?s challenge in reflating the world?s third-biggest economy. Consumer prices excluding fresh food..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 05:41
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Japan Stocks Set for Strong Monthly Gain


"Japanese stocks rose, with the Topix index poised to post its best month since September 2013, as consumer lenders rose while investors weighed data showing inflation slowed last month. Commercial fin..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 05:38
Taggar: finance, inflation, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Moves Higher


"Emerging-market currencies weakened against the dollar, with China?s yuan at its lowest since October 2012, and Standard & Poor?s 500 Index futures dropped on speculation rising U.S. inflation wi..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 05:37
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, oil, rate

Japan?s Industrial Output Increases


"Japan?s industrial output increased the most in more than three years while retail sales slid and inflation slowed, underscoring strength in export industries and weak domestic demand. Production jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 05:30
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Moves to One Month High


"The dollar rose to a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday as data on U.S. inflation and business orders revived confidence in the world’s biggest economy and supported bets..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 02:08
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, inflation, rate

Fed Bullard Wants Summer Rate Hike


"The Federal Reserve should make a change to its policy statement next month that would allow it to monitor inflation readings through the spring and then hike interest rates some time in the summer, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 17:09
Taggar: bank, bull, inflation, rate

BOJ?s Ishida: Shouldn?t Ease Just to Meet Inflation Target


"Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida said on Thursday the central bank should not ease monetary policy further just to hit its 2 percent inflation target at a set timing. Rather, the BOJ ought to ad..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 04:32
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Japan?s CPI Eases to 2.2%


"Japan’s consumer inflation eased in January for a sixth straight month pushing the Bank of Japan further from its 2 percent price target. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.2 percent in Janua..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 01:40
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"Sri Lankan central bank interest rates haven’t changed in slightly over a year.  The Standing Lending Facility Rate has been at 8.0% since a 50-basis point cut in January 2014, and Standing Depo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 17:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

BOE Carney Says Low Inflation is Temporary


"The Bank of England governor says low inflation is temporary and will return to its 2% target within two years. “What’s important is that workers and businesses understand this is a tempor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 19:49
Taggar: bank, inflation

GBP/USD ? Unchanged As Markets Await BOE Inflation Hearings, Yellen Testimony


"The pound is almost unchanged on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range in the North American session. In the UK, Governor Mark Carney is testifying at parliamentary inflation report hea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 17:51
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, inflation, point, pound, report, trading

Central Reserve Bank of the Republic of Turkey Eases Only Slightly


"Cuts today in Turkey’s one-week repo rate, overnight lending rate, and overnight borrowing rate were anticipated but are too small to assuage the frustration of a government that faces parliamen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 17:18
Taggar: inflation, rate

Turkish Central Bank Cuts Rates as Expected


"Turkey?s central bank cut all of its three main interest rates, citing a slowdown in inflation. The central bank reduced its benchmark one-week repo rate and the overnight borrowing rate by 25 basis p..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 16:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Higher as Japanese Inflation Slips


"The Japanese yen has posted gains on Tuesday, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-119 range in the European session. Late Monday, Japanese corporate inflation weakened, as Services Producer Price Index dippe..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 14:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, price index, rate

Yellen: ?Patient? Means Next Couple of Meetings


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen struck a decidedly dovish tone in indicating that it would be a while before the central bank’s Open Market Commmittee makes a move on interest rates. The cent..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 01:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Japanese Corporations Not Onboard with Abe?s Goals


"Japan Inc sees no need for an aggressive pursuit of a 2 percent inflation goal or additional monetary easing, a Reuters poll showed – a stance that supports the central bank’s recent softe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 17:47
Taggar: bank, inflation

UK Annual Earnings to Rise Above Inflation in 2015


"British wages will rise above inflation throughout 2015 for the first time in eight years but ?boom time? pay increases remain a distant prospect, according to a study. A special report on the labour..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 17:34
Taggar: inflation, market, report

FTSE Keeps Climbing on Wage Growth Expectations


"The U.K. will see its first real wage growth this year since 2007, a survey on Monday showed, in the latest upbeat economic news that has helped push the blue-chip FTSE-100 stock index to within strik..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 17:28
Taggar: inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Unchanged After BOJ Minutes


"The Japanese yen is showing very little movement on Monday, as USD/JPY trades just below the 119 line on Monday. Late Sunday, the BOJ released its policy meeting minutes, with some policymakers expres..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 16:52
Taggar: inflation, rate

Market Looks to Yellen for Dollar Direction


"Greek extension brings relief Market seeks Yellen guidance Inflation to dominate proceedings “Big Dollar” favored across the board The four-month extension of Greece’s support progra..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 13:35
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market

Some Concern Over Too Much Inflation in Japan


"Despite decades of deflation, Japanese consumers are increasingly worried runway inflation could trigger a vicious cycle of capital flight, an excessively weak yen and an interest-rate spike, warns a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 02:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

No Need for Further BOJ Easing


"Japan Inc sees no need for an aggressive pursuit of a 2 percent inflation goal or additional monetary easing, a Reuters poll showed – a stance that supports the central bank’s recent softe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 02:37
Taggar: bank, inflation

ECB and FOMC Minutes


"The ECB meeting of January 22 authorized quantitative easing totaling 60 billion euros per month over the twenty months to September 2016.  This substantial loosening of monetary policy was taken in r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 19:24
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation

French Inflation Falls into Negative Territory


"Inflation in France, the eurozone’s second-biggest economy, turned negative in January, adding to worries over deflation in the eurozone. Prices fell 0.4% from a year earlier, with energy costs..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 16:25
Taggar: economy, inflation, oil

Market-Friendly News


"FOMC minutes released late Tuesday revealed Fed policymakers are in no hurry to raise the fed funds rate, suggesting the first move may be closer to September than June.  Concern centers on signal of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 15:11
Taggar: inflation, rate

FOMC Minutes Exhibit More Patience


"Officials at the Federal Reserve are unlikely to raise interest rates soon, the latest minutes from the bank’s January meeting have revealed. Policymakers worried about lower-than-expected infla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 23:50
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

GBP Rises to 7 Year High Versus EUR


"The pound rose to a seven-year high versus the euro as U.K. wage growth accelerated and the unemployment rate fell. The data support the Bank of England?s decision to not ease monetary policy amid low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 16:30
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, pound, rate

Bank of Japan Optimistic About Economy After Holding Stimulus


"Japan’s central bank pointed to signs of improvement in the world’s third-biggest economy after ending a policy meeting Wednesday with no change to its ultra-loose monetary stance. The Ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 16:24
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point

US Producer Prices Fall 0.8% in January


"Pipeline inflation pressures declined dramatically in January due to lower oil prices, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Labor. Wednesday, the Department of Labor Statistics rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 16:23
Taggar: inflation, oil, price index, report

BOJ Keeps Massive Monetary Stimulus Program


"The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept its massive monetary stimulus program in place on Wednesday as widely expected, but analysts are still penciling in further action in the coming months amid a backdrop of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 05:48
Taggar: bank, inflation

BI Surprises with Rate Cut


"Indonesia’s central bank surprised markets by cutting its benchmark interest rate on Tuesday by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent, its first cut since 2011. All 20 analysts in a Reuters poll had e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 02:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Steady as CPI Continues to Slide


"The pound is stable on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.53 range. On the release front, British CPI dropped to 0.3%, matching the forecast. In the US, the Empire State Manufacturing Index s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 18:47
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, pound, trading

Bank of Korea


"The Bank of Korea’s seven-day repo rate will remain at 2.0%, its level since a rate cut of 25 basis points last October.  There were also cuts of that size in November 2012, May 2013, and August..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 17:01
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD Awaits Inflation As Greece-Europe Talks Stall


"The Bank of England (BoE) has warned that inflation could turn negative in the Spring ahead of the consumer price inflation (CPI) release. United Kingdom inflation has declined after the drop in the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 07:10
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, oil

BOJ Under Pressure to Produce Inflation


"With Japan’s economy officially out of technical recession, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) this week will likely shift focus back to inflation, analysts say, with markets paying particular attention to..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 02:05
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, point

BOE Pushes Rate Rise View


"Bank of England policy makers Ben Broadbent and Martin Weale said weak U.K. inflation will be temporary and indicated that the chance of more stimulus remains low. While the bank said last week it cou..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 05:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Fed?s Yellen Gets Ready to Raise Rates


"As the job market gains steam, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen faces a massive challenge to adjust her monetary levers just right: She wants to keep the recovery going without stoking a bubble or s..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 05:43
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

US Imports Prices Drop 2.8% in January


"The lower price of U.S. imports will keep inflation below the Federal Reserve’s target as the strong USD and the lower price of Oil continue to widen the trade deficit. U.S. import prices record..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 17:04
Taggar: inflation, oil

Central Bank of Chile


"Chile’s central bank interest rate was left at 3.0% after this month’s policy meeting.  It was cut eight times between January 2012 and September 2014, falling from 5.0% to the curren..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 03:28
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank of England Hints at Rate Increase in 2016


"The Bank of England suggested that there won’t be an interest rate hike this year, pushing expectations of a rise back to 2016, as inflation is expected to fall below zero in coming months. R..."

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Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 02:17
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Bank of England Quarterly Inflation Report


"British CPI inflation fell to 0.5% in December and has been below the Bank of England’s medium-term target since January 2014.  One needs to go back to 2000 to find an inflation rate as low..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 18:43
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, rate, report

National Bank of Serbia


"Three Serbian central bank interest rate cut occurred last year — each by 50 basis points in May, June and November.  The Executive Board’s CPI target is 2.5-3.5%, and sub-target infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:58
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

BOE Expects Rates to Rise Sooner Than Market Forecasts


"Mark Carney has warned interest rates may rise earlier than the City expects, despite Bank of England expectations that inflation will turn negative for the first time in more than half a century. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:28
Taggar: bank, inflation, oil, rate

IMF Agrees on $17.5B Fund for Ukraine


"Sweden’s central bank has cut its key interest rate from 0% to a record low of -0.1%. It also launched a programme of quantitative easing, buying government bonds worth 10 billion kronor ($1.2bn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:23
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Sweden Starts QE After Introducing Negative Rates


"Sweden’s central bank has cut its key interest rate from 0% to