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New Zealand dollar rallied following hawkish statements by RBNZ 2017-11-09 10:02

The New Zealand dollar was firm after gains following the central bank signal that it may raise interest rates earlier than expected.

Oil prices firm after recent rally, await crude inventories figures 2017-11-08 11:57

Asian stocks edged higher during the Asian session after data showed China’s demand for imports remained high, while the dollar dipped amid concerns Republican plans for major U.S. tax cuts were running into headwinds.

Australian dollar posts slight gains after RBA holds rates 2017-11-07 10:26

The Aussie had a mild rebound as the central bank left the rates unchanged and pointed to wages and house prices as areas of focus, traders now look ahead to remarks by President Donald Trump in South Korea.

Oil hits two-year highs following Saudi purge 2017-11-06 10:27

Oil prices edged to their highest since July 2015 as Mohammed bin Salman’s purge led to arrests of royals, ministers and investors including prominent business billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal.


The nomination of the relatively dovish Fed governor Jerome Powell had arguably been an expected choice and any decline in the USD index had been drowned down by the GBP/USD drop from Bank of England’s dovish guidance.

Markets steady after Powell appointment as Fed chief 2017-11-03 11:38

News that Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell would be the new chief of the central bank after Yellen, was a relief and the market reaction was lukewarm.

Markets focus on the FOMC today 2017-11-01 10:46

The markets are focusing on the FOMC meeting today, for indications on future monetary tightening.

The dollar sluggish following first charges in the Russia probe by federal investigators 2017-10-31 10:52

The U.S dollar sagged following news that investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election had charged President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort.