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OPEC – The Agreement By AvaTrade - Dec 02, 2016

OPEC members have jolted the oil market this week after an agreement to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day. Crude was hovering around $51 yesterday, jumping around 8%. The upward trend is ...

Market Update – 02-12-2016 By AvaTrade - Dec 02, 2016

Today is the NFP which as always will be in focus, and today especially as the expectation is that the FED will raise the interest rate in 2 weeks. Only a very bad NFP is expected to be able to derail...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
Stay Away From Euro Pre-Italian Vote By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Dec 02, 2016

News that the UK could pay to have exclusive access to the European Union’s single market revived hope in the pound markets. Cable rallied to a four-week high, as pound bulls cheerfully welcomed...

Jeremy Cook
GBP Rallies; Dollar Bulls Eye Jobs Report By Jeremy Cook - Dec 02, 2016

Davis willing to pay for single market access? Brexit is front and centre once again in currency markets following questions to Secretary of State for Leaving the EU David Davis yesterday. Sterling ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 2 December 2016   By Danske Markets - Dec 02, 2016

Market movers today Today, the US jobs report for November due out at 14:30 CET will be the main focus. Despite the moderate headline employment growth of 161,000, the October US jobs report was ...

The National Bank of Canada
FX Daily Update By The National Bank of Canada - Dec 01, 2016

Highly conditional OPEC agreement The suspense is over: after weeks of negotiations, members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have reached an agreement. The price of WTI ...

Michael Ashton
Trump's Stock Rally And Inflation By Michael Ashton - Dec 01, 2016

Whatever else the election of Donald Trump to be president of the United States has meant, it has meant a lot of excitement in precincts that worry about inflation. This is usually attributed, among ...

Lance Roberts
Exuberance, Small Caps And 6% Realities By Lance Roberts - Dec 01, 2016

Bull-Market Exuberance As I addressed on Tuesday, the exuberance in the markets following the election is getting just a bit overdone. To wit: Such an outlook is certainly encouraging, but there is a...

Italy: Referendum By AvaTrade - Dec 01, 2016

Italy has a habit of leaving powerful marks on Western Society. The country is again about to influence the fundamentals of European life. In a post Trump-electorate and ...

Robert Petrucci
Euro Uncertainty And Existential Threats By Robert Petrucci - Dec 01, 2016

The EUR has faced a couple of huge risk events. The Brexit decision by the U.K. in June and the Presidential election of Donald Trump early November caused a whirlwind of trading for the Single ...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
China's PMI Surprises To The Upside By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Dec 01, 2016

Forex News and Events China’s economy stabilises amid stimulus and weak yuan According to official data, activity in China’s manufacturing sector expanded more than expected in November, ...