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  • Article / 20 May 2016 at 14:30 GMT

    FX 4 Next Week: USD bulls face consolidation risks pending more data

    Head of FX Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    FX 4 Next Week: USD bulls face consolidation risks pending more data
    Dollar bulls face risk of consolidation after this past week's powerful USD recovery and a long wait until the next key US data at the end of the month, while sterling could rally further as polls show the anti-EU camp losing ground in the UK ahead of the June 23 Brexit referendum. The Swiss franc has weakened considerablyagainst the USD, and the Canadian dollar could run into more headwinds next week.
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  • Article / 20 May 2016 at 14:15 GMT

    FX Board: JPY crosses up against key resistance

    Head of FX Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    FX Board: JPY crosses up against key resistance
    USDJPY and GBPJPY are pressing on interesting resistance levels with G7 meeting in Japan this weekend possibly resulting in signal from Japanese officialdom over the weekend to heighten the anticipation. Elsewhere, commodity currencies fighting back after recent weakness, but only half heartedly.
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  • Calendar event / 18 May 2016 at 8:30 GMT

    GB UK monthly unemployment figures

    forecast
    actual
    High Jobless Claimants % of Workforce
    2.1%
    2.1%
    High Jobless Claimants-Adj
    -5050
    -2400
    Med Avg Earnings Ex-Bonuses, 3-Mo
    +2.2%
    +2.1%
    Med Unemployment Rate, 3-Mo
    5.1%
    5.1%
    Med Unemployment, Net Chg, 3-Mo
    -2000
  • Article / 18 May 2016 at 5:17 GMT

    3 Numbers: UK jobless claims expected to rise for second month

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: UK jobless claims expected to rise for second month
    The Confederation of British Industry says Brexit uncertainty could weigh on growth; today's jobless claimant count will reveal if the uncertainty is hurting employment in the UK. In the Eurozone, soft energy prices are just one factor behind the mild deflation trend that today’s revised annual data for April should confirm. Meanwhile in the US, let's see whether today's FOMC minutes support comments from regional Fed presidents in support of hiking rates next month.
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  • Calendar event / 17 May 2016 at 8:30 GMT

    GB UK monthly inflation figures

    forecast
    actual
    High CPI, Y/Y%
    +0.4%
    +0.3%
    High Core CPI, Y/Y%
    +1.4%
    +1.2%
    High Retail Price Idx, Y/Y%
    +1.5%
    +1.3%
    Med CPI, M/M%
    +0.3%
    +0.1%
    Med Core CPI, M/M%
    0%
    Med Retail Price Idx, M/M%
    +0.3%
    +0.1%
  • Calendar event / 17 May 2016 at 8:30 GMT

    GB UK producer prices

    forecast
    actual
    High Output PPI, Y/Y%
    -0.8%
    -0.7%
    Med Core Output PPI, M/M%
    +0.2%
    Med Core Output PPI, Y/Y%
    +1.4%
    +0.5%
    Med Input PPI, M/M%
    +0.9%
    Med Input PPI, Y/Y%
    -6.5%
    -6.5%
    Med Output PPI, M/M%
    +0.2%
    +0.4%