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Next 24 hours: US-China Trade Deal Optimism Fades

Today’s report: Towards A More Palatable Brexit Uncertainty

The early Thursday round of China data hasn’t had much influence on financial markets after the data came in mixed overall. Global equities have been resilient in 2019, though we have seen the emergence of selling pressure in recent days. Looking ahead, we get German CPI, US initial jobless claims and new home sales.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Still no sign of a big inflation upturn

Today’s report: Trade Talks Decidedly Less Upbeat

There has been a lot of fluffy positive talk around US-China trade deal progress, though the reality appears to be much different. On Tuesday, we heard from the US trade representative, who said the outcome of US-China trade talks remains uncertain with “major, major issues that have to be resolved.” UK vote to reject no-deal Brexit at 19GMT.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Pound Setbacks in Perspective

Today’s report: Will this Brexit Deal be Good Enough?

The Pound has been well bid into Tuesday, after the late Monday news the UK and EU have agreed on a legally binding amendment to the Irish backstop. Attention now shifts to the anticipated UK vote, to see if this new deal will be good enough to pass. Today’s economic calendar features first tier UK and US data.   read report

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Next 24 hours: A Misleading Headline Print

Today’s report: Dollar Stumbles Post NFPs, Powell Interview

We’re coming out of a Friday session of trade that did a good job knocking the US Dollar back down against most currencies, with the discouraging NFP print fueling most of the Buck’s declines. This was also accompanied by more risk off flow, which accounted for the Yen gains and a US equity market that remained weighed down into the weekly close.   read report

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Today’s report: Where we’re at as the week winds down

We’re into the month of March as the week comes to a close. Looking at the overall price action since the weekly open, it’s been a mixed bag, with the Pound, Euro and Swiss Franc up against the Buck, while Cad, Aussie, Yen and Kiwi are lower. Plenty of economic data out on Friday across the Eurozone, UK, Canada and US. US core PCE will be a highlight.   read report

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