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16 August 2017

Media reviews

Tina Pham

ECB's Draghi will not deliver fresh policy steer at Jackson Hole: sources (news: 16/08/17)

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will not deliver a new policy message at the U.S. Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole conference, two sources familiar with the situation said, tempering expectations for the bank to start charting the course out of stimulus.
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Market sessions

Tomasz Wisniewski

Daily analytical report (16/08/17)

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Volatility has subsided after a turbulent week and things are looking up for the US dollar. Today, our focus will be on EURUSD, AUDUSD, and EURJPY.
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Market sessions

Gabriel Ojimadu

British data puts the euro under pressure

Volatility on the euro/dollar pair during the European session is off the charts. At the beginning of the session, the single currency rose to 1.1758 before dropping to 1.1691 (-67 pips) in the space of 25 minutes. This drop was the result of a report from Reuters that ECB president Mario Draghi wouldn’t be delivering any new messages on monetary policy at the US Fed’s Jackson Hole conference on the 25th of August.
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Market sessions

Gabriel Ojimadu

EURUSD: correction to continue to the LB line

On Tuesday the 15th of August, trading on the euro/dollar pair closed in the red. In the US session, the euro fell against the dollar to 1.1687. Strong retail sales data coupled with an abating of tensions surrounding North Korea provided support for the greenback. Previous negative retail sales figures were revised upwards to positive values. US 10Y bond yields jumped to 2.284%.
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15 August 2017

Media reviews

Tina Pham

Forex - Dollar extends gains on upbeat U.S. retail sales data (news: 15/08/17)

Investing.com - The dollar extended gains against the other major currencies on Tuesday, helped by the release of upbeat U.S. retail sales data and as market sentiment continued to prove amid easing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
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Market sessions

Tomasz Wisniewski

Daily analytical report (15/08/17)

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Risk-On mode is back as we avoid a nuclear apocalypse. Today we look at how recent events have shaped risky and safe haven assets alike with a focus on SP500, gold and silver.
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Market sessions

Gabriel Ojimadu

The pound is falling after inflation data

In the European session, the US dollar is trading up against all the majors. Demand for the dollar surged on the back of a rise in US 10Y bond yields to 2.248%. The downwards movement on the euro/dollar and pound/dollar crosses has strengthened the dollar.
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Market sessions

Gabriel Ojimadu

EURUSD: dollar attacking on all fronts

Trading on the euro/dollar pair closed down on Monday. Sellers almost completely annulled Friday’s gains. The euro fell against the dollar to 1.1770, after which a phase of consolidation began. A growth in US bond yields provided support for the dollar, which was helped by a de-escalation in rhetoric from the US towards North Korea as well as demand for more risky assets. US 10Y bond yield rose to 2.228%.
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