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Markets gearing towards Jackson Hole with a light fundamental calendar

21/08/2017 | OzForex

Political turmoil was the main driver for the US Dollar on Friday as cable was range-bound throughout most part of the day
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Risk off after global events

18/08/2017 | OzForex

The US Dollar has had a topsy turvy 24 hours versus the Pound as investors decide on whether they are for the Greenback. Cable rose early yesterday as European markets picked apart Trumps latest faux pas as well as domestic UK data posting positive retail
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FOMC debates inflation for future rate hikes

17/08/2017 | OzForex

The US dollar has lost some ground against Sterling overnight. The currency pair appreciated from 1.2850 up to 1.2908 from 5:30 pm through to 3 am this morning. The reason for the move can be accredited to two main points, firstly the FOMC meeting minutes
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US CPI helps cable push higher

14/08/2017 | OzForex

Cable has broken 1.3000 overnight. There was no data from the UK on Friday, so all eyes were on the US CPI releases, and with good reason. The US bureau of labour statistics stated that consumer prices rose 0.1% in July from a month earlier, compared to t
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Risk off approach expands forcing stocks down.

11/08/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: As the weeks trading draws to a close we have seen a risk off approach to investment continuing to motivate and monopolise movement. Safe havens such as CHF, JPY and gold have seen a surge in price while US stocks have seen a sharp decline. The USD ...
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Safe havens rally as global uncertainty remains.

10/08/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Only minor releases came from the US yesterday in the form of Prelim Nonfarm Productivity and Prelim Unit Labor Costs. Neither release did much to motivate markets as the USD was able to continue its gains across the board. Tensions between the US ...
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Political tensions rise but the USD remains strong. 

09/08/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Markets turned focus firmly to the political landscape yesterday, most notably, towards tensions between the US and North Korea. Leaders of both nations have openly discussed the topic of nuclear weapons in the past but as news emerges of North ...
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Australian Dollar strengthens following record high business confidence.

08/08/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: With a very quiet start to the week in terms of data releases the US Dollar was able to continue its gains off the back of Friday’s payroll figures. Attention yesterday turned to Fed members Bullard and Kashkari who both commented on the ...
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Payroll figures continue to motivate markets.

07/08/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Focus on Friday was centred firmly on the US payroll figures which came in positively with Non-Farm Employment change coming in well above forecast at 209K. Markets reacted accordingly with the USD rallying against the majority of currencies. ...
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A dovish Bank of England hits the pound

04/08/2017 | OzForex

So it was another disappointing day of data releases yesterday for the US dollar as ISM non-manufacturing fell more than anticipated suggesting that there is a slowdown in the service sector. This adds to the argument that today is likely to be a poor day
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