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  • Article / Yesterday at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Dollar perks up as Trump gambles

    Managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: Dollar perks up as Trump gambles
    The dollar is showing signs of life once again as the markets interpret a delay in the vote on Donald Trump's healthcare bill as a signal he may get his way after all. It's hardly a ringing endorsement, however, and an underlying nervousness still pervades markets.
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    Michael Candid Michael Candid
    OPEC may be losing its influence as the price setter. It will be interesting to see what will happen in the coming months, especially in regard to...
  • Article / 16 March 2017 at 13:00 GMT

    Keep calm and carry on

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    Keep calm and carry on
    The US Federal Reserve delivered a quarter-point rate rise on Wednesday, as expected, and issued a calm statement, showing that the Fed is sticking to its game plan and feels no way behind with the pace of normalisation. Meanwhile, the failure of the far-right challenger to win the Dutch election sparked a relief rally seen in narrowing of European bond spreads.
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    16 March
    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    Going 8 years at near the zero bound and now pretending like one is not behind is a bit of denial.
  • Calendar event / 15 March 2017 at 4:30 GMT

    JP Revised Industrial Production

    forecast
    actual
    Med Output, M/M%
    -0.8%
    -0.4%
    Med Shipments, M/M%
    -0.4%
    +0.3%
    Med Inventories, M/M%
    0%
    -0.1%
    Med Factory Operating Ratio, M/M%
    +0.1%
  • Article / 10 March 2017 at 13:00 GMT

    Deflation, reflation, inflation

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    Deflation, reflation, inflation
    European Central Bank president Mario Draghi indicated that the balance of risks has improved even though those risks are still skewed to the downside. Importantly, he reiterated that Eurozone growth remains damped by sluggish reform and balance-sheet adjustment. Meanwhile, in the US, the reflation trade has bounced back strongly, and today's US jobs report will be an important piece of the puzzle before the Fed meets next week.
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  • Calendar event / 08 March 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    DE Industrial Production Index

    forecast
    actual
    High Indus Output-Adj, M/M%
    +2.5%
    +2.8%
    Med Indus Output-Adj, Y/Y%
    0%
    Med Construction Output, M/M%
    -1.3%
    Med Mfring Output, M/M%
    +3.7%