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OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump attacks Fed over rate rise, UK inflation figures hit sterling, Barnier dismisses Brexit white paper , Google fined record sum. USD Weaker After Trump…

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GBP bounces back after data driven selling European markets are trading in the red early in the session on Thursday, with the FTSE 100 the only major index in the green, supported by weakness in the pound after the release of some more disappointing data for the UK. The UK…

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GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of England’s interest rate plans are questioned following some softer inflation numbers. The pound is…

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Trump comments unpopular but markets steady It’s been an interesting start to trading on Tuesday, although markets are so far relatively unmoved with European indices mixed and US futures relatively flat ahead of the open. While US President Donald Trump has come under intense criticism for his comments after his…

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Earnings season eyed as trade war fears remain We’re seeing some risk appetite return on Friday even as concerns about trade remain front and centre and shows no signs of improving. European equity markets are trading in the green on Friday, taking the lead from the US session on Thursday…

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In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the latest Brexit developments as two members of her team resign after an apparently united and productive meeting on Friday. He also talks Trump, after the latest imposition of trade tariffs and ahead of his trip to the UK and…

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BOJ to adjust policy to achieve price target In a speech today, BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda vowed to continue to expand the monetary base to maintain the economy’s momentum in order to achieve the BOJ’s price target. He reiterated that the central bank would make necessary policy adjustments to reach…

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Waiting for tariffs and payrolls We endured another lackluster trading session in Asia with markets in wait-and see mode ahead of the double header of US non-farm payrolls data and the implementation of the first round of US tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. Tariffs are scheduled to…

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OANDA Senior Market Analyst, Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: EU summit deal boosts Euro, surprise upgrade for UK GDP, Shares recover early week wobble, John Lewis to close stores. Dollar Strong Ahead of July…

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EUR bounces as EU leaders reach agreement on migration News that leaders at the EU summit had reached an agreement on migration issues drove the EUR/USD higher in morning trade in Asia. This cemented the small up-move seen yesterday after European CPI figures ticked up for the second straight month….

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