Tag: Market Pulse

Are BoE Interest Rate Expectations Too Bullish?

BoE to Release New Economic Forecasts Alongside Rate Decision The Bank of England holds its first monetary policy meeting of the year this week, after which it will release the quarterly inflation report alongside its monetary policy decision and hold a press conference with Governor Mark Carney. The event – which is often referred to […]

Gold Slides to 4-Week Low as Stock Markets Settles Down

Gold has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1318.19, down 0.47% on the day. On the release front, there are no major US events on the schedule. It’s been a volatile week for stock markets across the world, and this has triggered […]

GBP/USD – Pound Under Pressure, BoE Rate Decision Next

The British pound is lower on Wednesday, as the currency has been under pressure for most of the week. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3883, down 0.48% on the day. On the release front, British Halifax HPI declined 0.6%, below the estimate of +0.2%. This marked the first decline since June. […]

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Steady, Building Permits Crushes Estimate

The Canadian dollar has posted small losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2515, up 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Building Permits posted an excellent gain of 4.8%, compared t0 the estimate of 2.1%. There are no key releases out of the US. On Thursday, the US publishes […]

DAX Recovers After Falling to 5-Month Low

The DAX index has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 12,490.00, up 0.79% on the day. On the release front, German Industrial Production declined 0.6%, close to the estimate of -0.7%. This marked the third decline in four months. On Thursday, Germany releases Trade Balance. It’s been a volatile week […]

EUR/USD – Euro Edges Lower as German Industrial Production Contracts

The euro has edged downwards on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2343, down 0.27% on the day. On the release front, German Industrial Production declined 0.6%, close to the estimate of -0.7%. This marked the third decline in four months. There are no key releases out of the US. On Thursday, Germany releases Trade […]

Plop Plop Fizz Fizz oh what a relief it is

Plop Plop Fizz Fizz oh what a relief it is A case of turnaround Tuesday or merely the eye of the storm? What a wild ride the past 48 hours !!  and of course the downward correction in equity market was always on the cards as a combination of multi-year high bond yields, and record highs in […]

Gold Drops as US Stock Markets Recover

Gold has posted strong losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1328.04, down 0.86% on the day. On the release front, JOLTS Jobs Openings slowed to 5.81 million, well off the estimate of 5.95 million. Gold prices moved higher on Monday, following a massive sell-off […]

GBP/USD – Pound Drops to 2-Week Low After Global Sell-off Boosts Dollar

The British pound remains under pressure this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3951, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, there are no British events on the schedule. The US trade deficit widened, climbing to $53.1 billion and missing the forecast of $52.1 billion. In the US, JOLTS Jobs […]

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Under Pressure as Global Stock Markets Slide

The Canadian dollar is steady in the Tuesday session, after considerable losses in the past two sessions. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2556, up 0.16% on the day. On the release front, Canada’s trade deficit widened to C$2.3 billion, missing the estimate of C$2.3 billion. The US trade deficit also widened, climbing to $53.1 billion […]