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October 8, 2018

The US Dollar gained some ground against its peers in a turbulent week. What’s next? US inflation stands out in the second week of October which also sees tension rising towards Brexit and the mid-term elections Here are the highlights for the next week

The greenback kicked off the new quarter with fresh gains. Powell’s...

August 20, 2018

  • The US Dollar remains dominant, and each breather looks like a buying opportunity.

  • There are three central drivers, and they are set to continue for at least a few more months.

  • Things may materially change in the middle of the autumn. 

US Dollar strength is a prominent feature for quite a few months. Ea...

April 15, 2018

  • After the airstrikes on Syria early on Saturday, the situation seems contained. 

  • There are growing chances of a relief rally, positive for the USD/JPY.

  • For the USD/CAD, the event is a double-edged sword, but the Canadian Dollar could come out on top.

Early on Saturday morning, US President Donald Trump...

April 2, 2018

The Australian dollar continued struggling and lost further ground leading into Easter. Will its fate turn around in the second quarter? Here are the highlights of the week and an updated technical analysis for AUD/USD.

Fears of a trade war actually waned ahead of the holiday, but the Aussie continued its downside slide...

April 2, 2018

Dollar/yen began the last week of Fiscal Year 2017 by dipping to the lows but quickly recovered. Is this a change of course or only an adjustment for temporary purposes? The upcoming week features the Non-Farm Payrolls and a FY in Japan.

USD/JPY fundamental movers


Strong US GDP, last-minute flows


The US economy grew at...

March 29, 2018

The GBP/USD is trading some 0.20% down on the day around $1.4050. The US Dollar is on a roll across the board, thanks to a strong GDP reading in the US on Wednesday and a greenback comeback after the losses it suffered beforehand. The US economy grew by an annualized clip of 2.9% in Q4 2017 according to the final read,...

March 19, 2018

The US dollar suffered from the ousting of Rex Tillerson, a move that overtook the inflation report as the main market mover. The focus now shifts the first Fed decision by Jerome Powell.  Here are the highlights for the upcoming week.

President Trump fired his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. While Tillerson was not i...

March 12, 2018

The US dollar had a mixed week amid hopes for peace in the Korean peninsula, fears of trade wars and also a mixed jobs report. What’s next?. Markets will be digesting the latest news from a busy week before focusing on US inflation.  Here are the highlights for the upcoming week.

The US Non-Farm Payrolls was mixed: no l...

March 7, 2018

President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on aluminum and steel, in a move that sent shockwaves all over the world. For Canada, a steel exporter to the US, it has a significant adverse effect.

Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews:

CIBC Research discusses its reaction to the new US tariffs announced today on of 25% on ste...

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