Dollar Unstoppable Ahead of Inflation and Retail Sales OANDA Market Beat Podcast

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza reviews the major upcoming market news, macro analysis and economic indicator releases that will impact currencies, stocks other asset classes. Subscription available on iTunes and GooglePlay Tune in every Tuesday and don’t Read More

US Dollar Flying High on Hawkish Fed Statement

The US dollar rose against most major pairs on Friday. Only the Japanese yen was able to gain against the mighty greenback. The FOMC statement eased concerns that the Fed would hint at a pause in its tightening of monetary Read More

Fed next, EUR and GBP struggle

Thursday November 8: Five things the markets are talking about Equity euphoria continued in the overnight session as global stock markets extended their U.S midterm election rally, again supported by strong corporate earnings results. However, U.S futures suggest a softer Read More

ECB’s Draghi told Italy’s Tria to stick to fiscal discipline beyond EU rules

The president of the European Central Bank told the Italian finance minister at a closed-door meeting that Italy’s high debt requires a degree of fiscal discipline that goes beyond what is mandated by EU regulations, two EU sources said. Mario Read More

Live FX market analysis – 6 November 2018 (video)

It’s going to be another interesting week in FX markets, with the US midterms providing plenty of excitement early in the week. Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam provides an update on the US ahead of the vote and discusses all Read More

Investors seek clarity from U.S elections

Tuesday November 6: Five things the markets are talking about It not a surprise to see a mixed picture across global equity markets overnight as investors are very much in a ‘wait-and-see mode’ ahead of today’s U.S midterm elections. The Read More

U.S. job growth surges; annual wage gain biggest since 2009

U.S. job growth rebounded sharply in October and wages recorded their largest annual gain in 9-1/2 years, pointing to further labor market tightening that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again in December. The Labor Department’s closely Read More

Canadian international merchandise trade, September 2018

Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed to $416 million in September from $551 million in August. Imports fell 0.4%, while exports edged down 0.2%. Owing to a large upward revision to imports for the August reference month, the Read More