Yellen and Draghi directing friday’s speeches towards Trump? – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that while Yellen and Draghi weren’t quite the one-two punch combination that markets thought they could have been, they still appeared to work in tandem to deliver a clear message on a different (and perhaps slightly less market-sensitive) topic: financial syste ...

AUD/USD: headed to 0.8250? – BBH

Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman explained that the Australian dollar peaked near $0.8065 in late July before falling to nearly $0.7800 in mid-August.   Key Quotes: "We suggested last week that the pullback in the dollar bloc had run its course.   The Aussie struggled at the star ...

Crude oil poised to gain in Asia as Harvey hits U.S. Gulf hard

Investing.com - Crude oil prices were poised to gain in Asia on Monday in the aftermath of the massive hit taken to U.S. Gulf Coast output from Hurricane Harvey and follow-on flooding inland in Texas. The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude October contract was last quoted up 0.10% to to $47.92 ...

The week ahead: key events for the forthcoming week – Nomura

  Analysts at Nomura offered their outlooks for the week ahead, starting with the USA, the Euro area, Japan and lastly China. Key Quotes: "USA: the week ahead  We expect strong nonfarm payroll job gains to have continued in August with the unemployment rate unchanged. Advance good ...

Dollar down against yen in early Asia after Harvey, Wyoming

Investing.com - The dollar traded weaker against the yen on early Monday in Asia as investors failed to get some cues from the Fed at the weekend on policy and the economic impact of the massive Hurricane Harvey in Texas was still being assessed. The U.S. dollar index, which measures th ...

Yellen’s speech: three important points – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura explained that Chair Yellen’s opening remarks for the 2017 Jackson Hole Symposium highlighted three important points. Key Quotes: "First, her comments remained strictly on regulation after the financial crisis and how increased regulation has made the financial syste ...

Bearish on US dollar: eyes on US debt ceiling – BBH

Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman explained that the broad technical condition of the dollar changed little in recent days.    Key Quotes: "After depreciating on a trend basis for much of the first seven months of the year, the dollar spent August largely consolidating ...

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.29%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Oil&Gas, Real Estate and Communication sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.29%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Poalim (TA:POLI), which rose 1.19% or 29 ...

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.28%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Petrochemicals, Multi Investment and Media&Publishing sectors led shares lower. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 0.28%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share ...

Weekly outlook: August 28 – September 1

Investing.com - The dollar fell against a basket of the other major currencies on Friday and plumbed its lowest level against the euro in more than two years as investors digested speeches by global central bank officials. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a ...

Crude oil futures – weekly outlook: August 28 – September 1

Investing.com - Oil prices ended higher on Friday, as Hurricane Harvey threatened to disrupt production and refinery activity along the Gulf Coast. About 25% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production was offline due to storm activity, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety an ...

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