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USD/JPY – Yen Dips Despite Higher Trade Surplus

The yen has started the new trading week with slight gains. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.35, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, Japan’s trade surplus jumped to JPY 0.32 trillion, crushing the forecast of JPY 0.21 trillion. Later in the day, Japan realizes All Indu ...

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Steady, Wholesale Sales Ahead

The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2788, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, the sole indicator is US CB Leading Index, with an estimate of 0.6%. On Tuesday, Canada releases Wholesale Sales and the US publishes Existing Home Sales. A ...

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Unchanged, CPI Next

The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2754, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, Canada will publish CPI, which is expected to edge lower to 0.1%. In the US, the focus is on housing data, with the release of Building Permits and Housing ...

EUR/USD – Euro Remains Steady, Markets Eye Draghi Speech

The euro has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1791,up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, the eurozone releases current account, with the surplus expected to narrow to EUR 30.2 billion. Investors will be keeping a close eye on the Frankfurt European Bank ...

Gold Edges Higher on Disappointing US Employment, Mfg. Numbers

Gold is trading slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trading, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1279.94, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims jumped to 249 thousand, well above the estimate of 235 thousand. The Philly Fed Manufacturing Index sl ...

GBP/USD – Pound Edges Up to 1.32 as UK Retail Sales Rebound

The British pound is slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3196, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales gained 0.3%, beating the forecast of 0.1%. US key indicators were a disappointment. Unemployment claims jumped to 24 ...

USD/JPY – Yen Subdued Despite Soft US Jobs, Mfg. Numbers

The yen has improved is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.90, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule. In the US, key indicators missed expectations. Unemployment claims jumped to 249 ...

USD/CAD – Canadian Dollar Quiet, Key Manufacturing Report Next

The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2761, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Manufacturing Production, with the markets braced for a decline of 0.4%. In the US, unemployment claims is expected to drop to 235 thousand ...

EUR/USD – Euro Edges Lower as Eurozone CPI Matches Forecast

The euro is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1770, down 0.18% on the day. In the eurozone, Final CPI gained 1.4% and Core Final CPI gained 0.9%, as both readings matched the forecasts. In the US, there are two key events. Unemployment claims is exp ...

Major Asset Classes | October 2017 | Performance Review

Equities in emerging markets bounced back in October after a mild setback at the end of the third quarter. This slice of the global stock market gained 3.5%, posting last month’s strongest performance for the major asset classes. The rest of the field was mostly higher, with losses generally cont ...