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Today’s report: Global market still digesting ECB decision

As we come into the end of the week, there isn’t all that much to take away as far as the levels go. Currencies continue to chop around and are trading within 1% of where they were a week ago against the US Dollar. The Pound, Euro, Aussie and Kiwi are up moderately, while the Canadian Dollar, Swiss Franc and Yen are down.   read report

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Special report: ECB decision and the Euro's next big move

Today’s report: Activity picks up into latter half of week

Activity is picking up into the latter half of the week. Some of the big stories out there are the US two-week deferral of tariffs on China, UK PM attempts to work out a Brexit deal via a solution to the Irish backstop, and today’s anticipated ECB decision.   read report

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Subdued trade into September 11

Next 24 hours: Euro takes a hit on German growth downgrade

Today’s report: Subdued trade into September 11

We’re into the mid-week and price action has been rather subdued, perhaps fitting on September 11th, as we remember the tragedy of 2001. Today’s economic calendar is thin, with only US producer prices standing out.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Currency traders drawn to the Pound

Today’s report: Waiting for the next shoe to drop

We seem to be in a bit of a holding pattern into Tuesday. We’re waiting for the next batch of headlines from the global trade front, waiting to see what comes of Brexit now that risk of no-deal has been reduced and Boris Johnson has been backed into a corner, and waiting for this week’s European Central Bank decision.   read report

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Risk markets extend the run

Next 24 hours: Pound gets boost from solid UK GDP

Today’s report: Risk markets extend the run

There’s a healthy appetite for risk to start the week, with US equity futures extending their run, getting an additional boost from the news of China’s RRR cut. All of this comes in follow up to last week’s good news on the global trade front, with China agreeing to sit back down at the table with the US.   read report

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