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Today’s report: UK Politics, ECB Decision Highlight Week Ahead

We come into the new week, with currencies thinking about building some momentum against the US Dollar, after initially trading down in the early portion of last week, before recovering in the latter half. Key standouts this week include the transition for the next UK PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and the ECB decision on Thursday.   read report

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Today’s report: Dollar Dips, Pound Recovers, Gold Advances

The US Dollar was already under pressure into the latter half of the week, on the back of another wave of soft Dollar trade policy talk out of the US administration, before taking another hit late Thursday, after Fed Williams upgraded his dovish outlook. Meanwhile the Pound extended its recovery on data and more encouraging Brexit news.   read report

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Today’s report: Back to weekly opening levels into Friday

As we scan across the major markets into Friday, there hasn’t been much change since the weekly open. At the same time, the way things have played out is perhaps more interesting and meaningful, given the flow of volatility throughout the week. China trade data, Eurozone industrial production and US producer prices ahead.   read report

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Special report: Making Sense of the Moves

Today’s report: Fed Chair Comments Fuel Turnaround in FX

US Dollar sells off as Powell signals more cuts. Key standouts on the Thursday calendar include German inflation data, an ECB Coeure speech, the ECB Minutes, BOE financial stability report, US inflation readings, US initial jobless claims, more Powell testimony, and Fed speak from Williams, Bostic, Barkin, Quarles and Kashkari.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Powell offers his reassurances to investors

Today’s report: More ways than one to justify a rate cut

The US Dollar run continues into the mid-week, though as we’ve highlighted, as of yet, no key levels have been broken that would suggest the Buck is about to make another big move. Wednesday's Fed Chair testimony will be used as vehicle to determine if recent moves to scale back rate cut bets have in fact been well founded.   read report

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Today’s report: Fed Powell Testimony in Focus on Tuesday

We haven’t seen all that much activity to start the week and we’re coming out of a Monday session that was less about anything Monday specific and more about carryover from last Friday’s price action, which saw US Dollar demand ramp up post the better than expected US NFP print. Looking ahead, all eyes on Fed Powell testimony.   read report

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Today’s report: How convincing is the US jobs report Dollar rally?

Trading conditions will get back to full form as the US market returns to their desks after last week’s July 4th festivities. We come into the new week with the US Dollar having closed out the previous week on a strong note. As far as today’s calendar goes, German trade and industrial production are the only notable standouts.   read report

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