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Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-01-31

"Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-01-31 Wall Street gains on patient Fed The US FOMC kept rates unchanged at yesterday’s meeting, as expected, and removed the reference to gradual rate increases in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-31 04:00
Tags: market, rate

Dollar falls and stocks rise as Fed confirms dovish stance on future hikes

"The dollar got crushed across the board after Fed Chair Powell delivered a very clear confirmation that the Fed will be patient on future rate increases and that they are prepared to adjust the balanc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-30 23:49
Tags: dollar, rate

EUR/USD Jumps After FOMC Dovish Statement

"EUR/USD jumped sharply today after the Federal Open Market Committee demonstrated a dovish stance in its monetary policy statement. Before the release, the dollar was boosted..."

Today?s FOMC Statement on Monetary Policy ? Analysis

"Today’s statement accelerated the shift in forward guidance rate directionality away from a one-sided risk toward less accommodation and greater normalization by introducing an element of two-si..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2019-01-30 21:29
Tags: rate

Fed holds rates steady, signaled readiness to adjust balance sheet normalization

"The U.S. Fed maintained their dovish stance and noted they are prepared to adjust balance-sheet normalization. As expected they kept rates steady and reiterated their pledge to be patient. Regarding t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-30 21:04
Tags: dollar, economy, market, rate

FOMC Preview

"The first rule of Federal Reserve chairmen when wearing their communicator-in-chief hat is to do no harm. Chairman Powell failed that test at December’s press conference by placing a very positi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2019-01-30 18:15
Tags: rate

Fed to Hold Could Lay Blame on Lack of Data

"In the six weeks since a confident U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates in response to a ?strong? U.S. economy, consumer confidence dropped, wholesale prices weakened, financial markets wobbled..."

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar gains ground as investors expect dovish Fed statement

"USD/CAD has posted losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3225, down 0.34% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases. In the U.S., the highlight is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-30 15:32
Tags: rate, trading

National Bank of Hungary

"Although leaving Hungary’s central bank base rate (0.90%) and overnight deposit rate (-0.15%) unchanged at their cyclical lows, officials at Magyar Nemzeti Bank are now contemplating a policy tr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2019-01-29 18:35
Tags: bank, rate

Kendall and Hochberg: Interest Rates Win Again as Fed Follows Market

"Kendall and Hochberg: Interest Rates Win Again as Fed Follows Market By Elliott Wave International Most economists and financial analysts believe that central banks set interest rates. For more than t..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-23 11:04
Tags: bank, financial, market, rate

Think sequential for your trading business

"For all the work in our professions, people will have to stay sequential. By sequential we mean you will have to take a step by step approach to a project. This is the most organized strategy for any..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Time: 2018-11-28 11:23
Tags: rate

Only 39 Percent Pass Malta?s Cryptocurrency Exam for Financial Services Practitioners

"The pass rate for the exam developed by the Maltese government for financial services practitioners seeking to obtain cryptocurrency agent certification is reportedly only 39 percent. The exam is part..."

Time: 2018-10-20 06:05
Tags: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate, report

Central Bank of Chile

"Chilean monetary officials agreed unanimously to the first interest rate hike since December 2015, raising its key rate by 25 basis points to 2.75% from 2.50%, which had prevailed since May 2017 and h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-19 14:34
Tags: market, point, rate

Emma Integrates Crypto Exchanges into Money Management App

"Emma, a London-based startup firm specializing in money management services, has launched cryptocurrency exchange integration for its new app. The platform, which the company describes as a kind of &#..."

Time: 2018-10-18 20:30
Tags: bitcoin, currency, finance, financial, rate

Trump Fighting a Two-Front War Against Fed and Over His Stance on Saudi Arabia

"Minutes from the FOMC September meeting minutes at which monetary officials again raised interest rates reveal confidence in continuing growth, a view shared by some that the fed funds target is likel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-18 14:58
Tags: rate, share

EUR/USD Dips, Extends Decline After FOMC Minutes

"EUR/USD was falling throughout the Wednesday’s trading session and continued to move lower after the Federal Open Market Committee released minutes of its September meet..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-10-17 23:04
Tags: market, rate, trading

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

"On Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has i..."

Time: 2018-10-17 22:30
Tags: bitcoin, currency, rate

Three Risks When Political Leaders Influence Monetary Policy

"President Trump’s progressively blunt criticism of the Federal Reserve for a string of gradual interest rate hikes should surprise nobody. The president’s style of overturning institutions..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-17 20:31
Tags: point, rate

U.S. Housing Starts Fell in September Amid Hurricane Florence

"U.S. new-home construction fell in September on a decline in the South that may reflect disruptions from Hurricane Florence, government figures showed Wednesday. Highlights of Housing Starts (Septembe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-17 14:47
Tags: rate

Cypherpunk Essentials: A Beginner?s Guide to Crypto Privacy

"The following op-ed on crypto privacy was written by Reuben Yap. He is the Chief Operations Officer of Zcoin. A corporate lawyer for ten years, specializing in institutional frameworks, Reuben founded..."

Time: 2018-10-17 14:30
Tags: bitcoin, rate

Zebpay Sets Up Operations Overseas After Suspending Exchange Activities In India

"Zebpay is reportedly expanding its global presence after suspending cryptocurrency trading operations in India due to the banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. According to informat..."

Time: 2018-10-17 08:30
Tags: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, market, rate, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound pushes above 1.32 as wage growth rises

"GBP/USD has gained ground in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3198, up 0.34% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on British job numbers. Wage gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-16 18:33
Tags: employment, rate, trading

Coinfloor Obtains DLT Provider License in Gibraltar

"Coinfloor, the oldest operational cryptocurrency exchange in the U.K., has become the first company to secure a distributed ledger technology (DLT) license in Gibraltar. Also Read: 19 Companies Licens..."

Time: 2018-10-16 17:50
Tags: bitcoin, currency, rate

Hungarian National Bank

"As expected Hungary’s central bank rates were left unchanged at the monthly policy review. The last Base Rate Change was a reduction of 15 basis points to 0.90% in May 2016, and the last change..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-16 17:01
Tags: bank, point, rate

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
Time: 2018-10-16 14:00
Tags: bank, inflation, point, pound, rate

19 Companies Licensed to Operate Crypto Exchanges in Philippine Economic Zone

"Nineteen firms have been granted provisional licenses to operate crypto exchanges by the Philippine government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. In addition, eight firms have paid the application..."

Time: 2018-10-16 07:50
Tags: bitcoin, market, rate

Fincen Claims Iran Using Crypto to Evade Sanctions

"The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has warned U.S financial institutions that the Iranian government might be dodging economic sanctions by using cryptocurrencies. The document highlights challe..."

Time: 2018-10-15 14:35
Tags: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate

Asia Market Update :echoes of October past

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

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

Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus

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

Time: 2018-10-15 00:30
Tags: bitcoin, economy, rate

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

"On Oct. 13, ethical hacker ?Geocold? followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but..."

Time: 2018-10-14 15:55
Tags: bitcoin, rate

Church Mining Cryptocurrency Told to Pay Higher Electricity Rates

"The outcome of a court case in Russia may affect the popular practice of cryptocurrency mining in basements and garages. According to a recent ruling, a church in Irkutsk must pay higher electricity r..."

Time: 2018-10-14 00:35
Tags: bitcoin, currency, rate

US Retail Sales to Support Dollar

"?The US dollar was higher against major pairs on Friday, but not enough to end up the week on positive territory. A stock market rout took its toll on the greenback and the subsequent rebound in stock..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-12 23:04
Tags: currency, dollar, market, rate

Blockchain Startup Blockstack Unveils Plan to Decentralize Itself

"Blockstack announced a plan to decentralize the network's corporate structure on Friday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Time: 2018-10-12 22:15
Tags: rate

EUR/USD Rises After CPI Miss

"EUR/USD rallied today after US macroeconomic data, the Consumer Price Index in particular, missed expectations. Earlier, the currency pair was rising as US President Donald Trump c..."

IMF Lagarde Defends Fed Chair on Monetary Policy

"The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday defended Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell one day after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the American central bank, which has been r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-11 16:49
Tags: bank, rate

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
Time: 2018-10-11 15:41
Tags: inflation, market, rate, report

US President Trump Warns China on Trade

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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-11 15:39
Tags: economy, rate

High hopes give way to steeper slopes

"High hopes give way to steeper slopes The markets are fraught with peril as the focus not too unexpectedly remains on US equity and bond markets. And while there is not one plausible explanation for t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-11 02:27
Tags: market, rate

Cashtippr Plugin Allows Money Button Integration on WordPress Sites

"On Sept. 13, a new application called the Money Button launched, giving content creators the ability to embed bitcoin cash (BCH) payment buttons into websites. Not long after the release, a developer..."

Time: 2018-10-09 20:30
Tags: bitcoin, rate

US Mortgages Hit 5% Prices Expected to Drop

"Some of us out there still remember when the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage hit 9 percent, but we are not the bulk of today’s buyers. Millennials, now in their prime home buying year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-09 18:58
Tags: rate

Bitcoin Core Developer Advocates Credit Card Payments Over BTC

"Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy Song has caused controversy by suggesting that bitcoin enthusiasts would be better off using credit cards as a means of payment. He described this strategy as being ?more..."

Time: 2018-10-09 14:40
Tags: bitcoin, rate

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
Time: 2018-10-09 12:10
Tags: bank, inflation, rate

Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack

"?On Oct 13, 3:00 CDT I will be doing a 51% attack against the cryptocurrency Einsteinium,? began the call-to-arms. As promises go, this one was as bold as it was brazen. The anonymous attacker has pro..."

Time: 2018-10-09 07:15
Tags: bitcoin, currency, rate

?Crypto Fund? Approved to Manage Cryptocurrency Investments in Switzerland

"Emerging Swiss virtual currency fund, Crypto Fund AG, said on Tuesday it had been given an asset management license by the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma). The license allows the compan..."

Time: 2018-10-09 00:30
Tags: bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, market, 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
Time: 2018-10-08 22:47
Tags: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States

"Salt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also i..."

Time: 2018-10-08 17:20
Tags: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Blockstream?s Liquid Network Could Be Vulnerable to Hardware Backdoors

"Bitcoin technology company Blockstream has conceded its flagship Liquid Network could be susceptible to hardware vulnerabilities. Following recent disclosures that certain Chinese-manufactured motherb..."

Time: 2018-10-06 09:50
Tags: bitcoin, manufacture, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 34)

"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Stephen Innes, Head of Trading Asia review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-05 21:10
Tags: market, rate, trading

Employment: U.S miss, Canada beat expectations

"U.S unemployment rate falls to a 49-year low The September U.S unemployment rate fell to +3.7% from +3.9% in August, the lowest rate since 1969. The U.S non-farm payrolls rose to a seasonally adjusted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-05 14:59
Tags: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar shrugs as Canadian employment jumps

"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Friday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2934, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on key employment indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-05 13:43
Tags: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

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
Time: 2018-10-04 22:31
Tags: 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
Time: 2018-10-04 20:35
Tags: employment, inflation, market, rate, report

Strong USD Spells Trouble for Emerging Markets

"The US dollar continued to soar in value over Wednesday night, signalling the likelihood of more interest rate rises and spelling trouble for developing countries that have borrowed heavily in the gre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 16:05
Tags: dollar, rate

Asia market close: focus on JGB?s and CNH

"Japanese Government Bonds As the Asia session wore on, there was a greater focus on JGB moves. And while this is more about short-term noise, as I will elaborate below, it could have medium-term impli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 11:21
Tags: rate, trading

OANDA trading Asia market update

"Asia trading update Asia market continues to observe the Euro move lower, primarily from the sidelines as local trader keep ploughing all into the short AUD trade which offers both a proxy into China..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 06:12
Tags: market, rate, trading

Six of the Best Cryptocurrency Calendars

"The world of cryptocurrency is a hectic and jam-packed one, with nary a day passing when there isn?t a major event of some kind going down. From conferences to seminars and coin burns to airdrops, cry..."

Time: 2018-10-04 05:25
Tags: bitcoin, currency, currency trade, investment, rate

Op-Ed: KYC and Stringent Regulations Frustrate New Crypto Entrants

"The following opinion piece on crypto regulations was written by Benjamin Pirus, a crypto trader who has written many articles for different ICOs, crypto news outlets, and clients. Government protecti..."

Time: 2018-10-03 23:30
Tags: bitcoin, rate

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
Time: 2018-10-03 14:29
Tags: bank, inflation, rate

Safe haven currencies fact or fiction ?

"This article first appeared in Personal Wealth, The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on September 24, 2018 – September 30, 2018. Featuring Stephen Innes Head of Trading Asia Pacific at OANDA  It has been a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-03 11:31
Tags: financial, market, rate, trading

With USMCA Secured Trump Admin to Take on China

"Using trade deals with Canada, Mexico and South Korea as leverage, Washington looks set to sharpen its hard line trade policy against China and what it deems unfair trade practices from Beijing, strat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-02 15:49
Tags: leverage, rate

Do You Close Your Trades Before the Weekends?

"A weekend gap is the difference between the Friday close rate and the Monday open rate. It is an important concept in Forex trading. There are many different ways to..."

Two of Blockchain's Biggest Consortiums Just Joined Forces

"The Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space."

Blog: CoinDesk
Time: 2018-10-01 19:00
Tags: rate

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

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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-01 18:13
Tags: economy, point, rate

Ethereum Startup Parity Adds Casper Code to Custom Blockchain Toolbox

"Parity Technologies has added an early version of ethereum's hotly anticipated Casper code change to its blockchain development platform, Substrate."

Blog: CoinDesk
Time: 2018-10-01 17:30
Tags: rate

Gold slips as USD find support from the FOMC

"(Reuters) – Gold prices dipped on Monday as the dollar firmed in the wake of indications from the U.S. Federal Reserve last week that it will pursue a tighter monetary policy. The Fed raised U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-01 06:46
Tags: dollar, gold, rate

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims 'Inaccurate and Deceptive'

"ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Time: 2018-10-01 00:10
Tags: rate

Northern Bitcoin Ag Lists on Munich Stock Exchange Mid-Tier Market

"German bitcoin mining company, Northern Bitcoin AG, has migrated to a section of the Munich Stock Exchange that caters for medium-sized enterprises. The M:Access is regarded as a key market for compan..."

Time: 2018-10-01 00:05
Tags: bitcoin, market, rate

USD is still very data-dependent , so it will be tricky to trade

"For any follow-up, I’m contactable  on Reuters Messenger, via the BBG terminal or my mobile numbers USD is still very data-dependent, so it will be tricky to trade US Rates  The markets are pric..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-30 22:13
Tags: market, rate

The risky business of trading an interest rate view

"For any follow-up, I can be reached on Reuters Messenger, via the BBG terminal or my mobile numbers The risky business of trading an interest rate view US Rates  The markets are pricing in a higher pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-30 14:48
Tags: market, rate, trading

September and Third Quarter in Figures

"Central bank policy rates were raised during the third quarter in the United States, U.K., and Canada but left unchanged in Japan, Switzerland and Euroland. Nevertheless, long-term interest rates clim..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-29 18:41
Tags: bank, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 33)

"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: US Fed hike s rate, I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-29 17:29
Tags: market, oil, rate

The Daily: Fiat vs Crypto Laundering, Bitcoin Anniversary Cash-Ins

"Welcome to another weekend filled with tales of cryptocurrency intrigue. From shameless Bitcoin anniversary cash-ins to exaggerated claims of crypto money laundering, the Saturday edition of The Daily..."

Time: 2018-09-29 14:05
Tags: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate

Strong Dollar Awaits Jobs Report to Validate Further Fed Hikes

"The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Friday. The dollar gained against the JPY, EUR, GBP and CHF but depreciated against the commodity pairs (CAD, AUD and NZD). Fundamental data in the US sup..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-28 22:24
Tags: dollar, rate

Next Week

"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Australia, India, Iceland, Poland, Sri Lanka, Romania and Mexico. Bank of Japan’s quarterly Tankan survey of corporate conditions and expectations will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-28 19:17
Tags: bank, rate

Developers Unveil Two New Bitcoin Cash Full Node Clients Written in Go

"The creators of the protocol and Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia have announced two separate Bitcoin Cash full node clients written in the programming language Go (golang) ? Gocoin-..."

Time: 2018-09-28 17:30
Tags: bitcoin, market, rate

The Daily: Coinbase Launches Bundles, Coinswitch Supports Trading Without Account

"Crypto exchange Coinbase will present its clients with the option to buy bundles of multiple cryptocurrencies and access useful information about leading digital coins. Also in The Daily on Friday, us..."

Time: 2018-09-28 15:28
Tags: bitcoin, currencies, rate, trading

Gold higher on the day in NY but prices remain in the gold bear domain

"Gold prices ended higher on Friday but suffered a monthly decline?their sixth such loss in a row?as the benchmark U.S. dollar index continued to strengthen. The yellow metal had markedly dropped a day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-28 00:27
Tags: dollar, gold, rate

Oil Rises but Limited by Strong Dollar

"Oil prices recovered from Trump singling out the OPEC’s influence on oil prices. Energy Secretary Perry said that the Administration would not be using the SPR to offset the disruption of Irania..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 20:14
Tags: dollar, market, oil, rate

Gold Falls After US GDP Confirms Strong Pace of Growth

"Gold prices are lower on Thursday a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate as anticipated. The central bank has lifted rates three times in 2018 and is on track to do so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 20:09
Tags: bank, gold, rate

Bank Indonesia Tightens Again

"Amid continuing domestic demand-led growth, a greater-than-desired current account deficit, and and external environment that puts many emerging market currencies and the financial markets at some ris..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-27 19:13
Tags: bank, currencies, financial, market, rate

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
Time: 2018-09-27 19:01
Tags: inflation, point, rate, visa

Wells Fargo Says Global Growth Top Risk

"If global growth doesn’t pick up, the bull market will face a major hurdle, market watcher Scott Wren says. Wren, senior global equity strategist at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, ranks i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 17:16
Tags: bull, investment, market, rate

Oil Could Head to $100 if Iranian Crude Shortfall not Substituted

"President Donald Trump’s sustained bid to sanction Iranian crude exports could trigger a dramatic shortfall in global supply, strategists told CNBC on Thursday, amid renewed worries oil prices c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 17:14
Tags: oil, rate

U.S Q2 GDP growth unrevised

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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 15:01
Tags: economy, rate

HK sees first rate hike in years

"Hong Kong?s home market will face headwinds after banks in the city raised mortgage lending rates for the first time in 12 years. HSBC was the first commercial bank to raise its prime rate in Hong Kon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 14:41
Tags: bank, market, point, rate

Gold rises after limited impact from Fed hike

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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 07:33
Tags: economy, rate

Philippine currency and equities in focus as rate hike looms

"Sept 27 (Reuters) – Most Southeast Asian equities fared well on Thursday after an anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve rate increase shored up regional sentiment ahead of expected rate hikes in Indo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 06:56
Tags: bank, rate, share, shares

President Trump is not a happy camper

"Asia Equity markets  For the most part, regional equity markets are performing very well after the Feds refrained from delivering a hawkish surprise while sentiment was further bolstered after Preside..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 05:37
Tags: market, rate

OANDA Trading Post FOMC podcast 938Now

"We chat with Stephen Innes, head of trading for the Asia Pacific at Oanda, on the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates again. 938Now Singapore Picking up the pieces post FOMC Another exercise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 03:15
Tags: rate, trading

Still picking up the FOMC pieces and tying up a few loose ends

"Still picking up the FOMC pieces and tying up a few loose ends US markets  Risk sentiment is buoyant this AM with US equity trading higher. The greenback advanced to a two-week high against G-10 while..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 00:53
Tags: currencies, market, rate, trading, us market

EUR/USD Volatile After FOMC Rate Hike, Decides to Go Down

"EUR/USD was very volatile after the Federal Open Market Committee hiked interest rates and suggested there will be one more rate hike this year. Initially, traders were unsure how to in..."

Czech National Bank Takes Another Step Toward Interest Rate Normalization

"In November 2012, Czech monetary policymakers enacted their final interest rate cut of the Great Recession cycle, lowering the 2-week repo rate to 0.05%, which they considered to be the lowest level s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-26 15:36
Tags: rate

Czech central bank hikes rates

"The Czech National Bank (CNB) hiked its key interest rate for the sixth time in 12-months earlier this morning. The CNB increased its two-week repo rate to +1.5% from +1.25%, and its Lombard rate to +..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 14:50
Tags: bank, rate

Marking Time Ahead of Likely FOMC Rate Hike Later Today and Kavanaugh Hearing Tomorrow

"The FOMC policy announcement today at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT) is expected to justify another 25-basis point rate hike now and to leave in play a possible fourth move this year in December. New forecasts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-26 14:18
Tags: announcement, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar unchanged ahead of Fed rate statement

"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2957, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the U.S, the focu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 13:24
Tags: dollar, rate, trading

Look to Fed?s Powell for help

"Wednesday September 26: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks are trading mixed ahead of today’s FOMC rate decision, with Asian shares closing out higher, while Euro bourses ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 12:18
Tags: market, rate, share, shares, trading

Gold stuck in ? no man?s land?

"Gold?s stuck in no man?s land with ordnance flying overhead. Prices hugged close to the $1,200 an ounce level that?s been the norm since late August as investors await another rate rise from the Feder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 11:04
Tags: gold, rate

OANDA Trading Asia market wrap

"Activity picked up considerably mid-morning after a sluggish start. Currencies Despite the FED rate hike fully baked in,  currency traders have gone through their there ceremonial jockeying for positi..."

EUR/USD ? Euro in holding pattern ahead of Fed announcement

"EUR/USD is steady in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1771, up 0.03% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German events. In the U.S, the focus is on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 10:25
Tags: rate, trading

US Dollar steadies ahead of FOMC decision

"It?s all about December Activity in Asian currency markets was confined to tight ranges as traders await to outcome of the 2-day FOMC meeting. Market pricing implies that a 25 bps hike is confirmed bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 09:40
Tags: currency, market, rate