US stock markets end higher after positive economic news

S&P 500, Dow Jones show gains Nasdaq closes slightly lower Most quarterly results show stronger-than-expected profits Stock markets in the United States ended mostly higher yesterday (18 July), with anecdotal reports...

USD unable to sustain momentum on Monday

USD lost ground against major currencies on Monday US Dollar Index dropped to 94.6 All eyes will be on Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress today The USD lost ground yesterday after...

Retail sales and Finland summit to take center stage

Trump and Putin to start first summit in Poland this week Bitcoin sentiment remains negative USD/JPY could represent buy opportunity this week As the new trading week gets underway, there is...

Dollar remains strong after release of US inflation data

Dollar trading at 112.64 on Friday morning Higher inflation data helps to strengthen USD Dollar weakens slightly against GBP and EUR The USD surged to a new six-month high against the...

Italy blacklists binary options firm trading without license

Italy adds another binary options company to its blacklist com previously also red-flagged by UK financial watchdog Some nations now banning binary options firms altogether CONSOB, an independent statutory agency established...

Dollar loses value against major currencies before tariff deadline

USD loses against Euro and JPY Asian stock markets recover slightly after overnight tumble Trump forging ahead with “America First” policy The Euro moved higher against major currencies yesterday as political...

AUD/USD dropped to lowest rate in 18 months last week

AUD/USD reached its lowest level since January 2017 last week Retail sales data very important this week US-China trade war continues to weigh on markets Westpac Research Analyst Sean Callow said...

GBP trading higher against USD after economic reports

GBP strengthens slightly against USD Technical bias remains bearish US GDP growth below expectations The GBP (British Pound) traded slightly higher against the USD (American Dollar) yesterday after some important economic...
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Currency arbitrage returning to favor as emerging currencies stabilize

Currency arbitrage becoming profitable again with falling USD Many emerging nations planning to stabilize or increase interest rates Volatility in emerging markets starting to drop Currency arbitrage, which was hit...

USD loses value against currency basket after tariff increases

US unemployment increases, wage growth relatively slow USD loses value after new tariffs announced on Chinese imports US Dollar Index drops to 93.76 Inflation statistics in the United States will be...