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Gold Starts Off Week With Strong Gains

Gold has started the trading week with gains, pushing above the $1300 level. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1308.47, up 0.92%. There are no US economic releases on the schedule, but FOMC member William Dudley spoke earlier, and we’ll also hear from Charles Evans ...

GBP/USD – Pound Edges Lower, BoE Sends Warning Over Consumer Lending Levels

The British pound has dropped lower in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3452, down 0.34% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England released the Financial Policy Committee statement. There are no US economic releases, but there are three FOMC members ...

USD/JPY – Yen Edges Higher as Abe Calls Snap Election

USD/JPY has started the week quietly. In Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 111.75, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Flash Manufacturing PMI edged lower to 52.6, short of the forecast of 53.4 points. Later in the day, the BoJ releases the minutes of its ...

Foreign Stocks In Developed Markets Rise For 6th Week

Equities in foreign developed markets delivered the strongest gain last week for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The modest advance marked the sixth increase in as many weeks for these markets. Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets (VEA) edged up 0.5% for the five tra ...

EUR/USD – Euro Dips After German Election

The euro has started the week with losses, as EUR/USD has dropped below the 1.19 level. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1885, down 0.52% on the day. Germany went to the polls on Sunday, and Angela Merkel won a fourth term as president. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate slowed to ...

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Gold Prices Unchanged, Markets Eye FOMC Statement

Gold is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1306.13, down 0.04%. In economic news, housing data was positive. Building Permits jumped to 1.30 million, well above the forecast of 1.22 million. Housing Starts improved to 1.18 milli ...

GBP/USD – Pound Subdued, UK Retail Sales Next

The British pound has posted small gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3484, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, the sole UK indicator was the 30-y bond yield. Over in the US, housing data was positive. Building Permits jumped to 1.30 million, wel ...

USD/JPY – Yen Touches 7-Week High Ahead of Fed, BoJ Rate Statements

USD/JPY has ticked higher in Wednesday trade, after gains in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 111.43, down 0.12%.  The yen remains under pressure, and touched a high of 111.88 earlier on Tuesday, its highest level since July 26. On the release front, US h ...

EUR/USD – Sharp German ZEW Economic Sentiment Pushes Euro Above 1.20

The euro has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1993, up 0.32% on the day. Earlier in the day, the pair punched above the symbolic 1.20 level. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment climbed to 17.0 points, easily beating the forecast of 12.3 ...