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Focus turns to today''s FED announcement.

20/09/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Markets were able to digest a number of minor data releases from the US yesterday. Building Permits and Housing Starts both came in above forecast giving the USD some much-needed support as we head towards today's FOMC statement. Other news of ...
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Political risks return for the Pound.

19/09/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: A very quiet start to the week for the USD with only minor announcements released yesterday. The USD was relatively unmoved as markets wait for higher tier data and central bank comments for guidance. On the data front today we will see the latest ...
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Markets await Wednesday''s Fed announcement.

18/09/2017 | OzForex

United States Dollar: A number of key announcements were released from the US on Friday, including Retail sales which unexpectedly fell from 0.3% to -0.2% causing the USD to retreat as trading came to a close last week. With little on the cards from the US today focus ...
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Hawkish comments trump dovish voting

15/09/2017 | OzForex

The pound climbed to fresh one year highs against the US dollar overnight as it continued to rally following yesterday’s Bank of England announcement. Whilst rates were left on hold at 0.25% and troublemakers Michael Saunders and Ian McCafferty were heavi
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From tax plans to Super Thursday – markets wake up

14/09/2017 | OzForex

Yesterday afternoon the USD was excited by positive developments regarding a potential tax reform plan. The USD rallied as Paul Ryan announced he wanted the reforms in place by the end of the year and it is expected another announcement will be made on Se
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EUR/USD pushes above 1.20 mid-market level

29/08/2017 | OzForex

James Mills United States Dollar: GBP/USD offered little through trade on Bank holiday Monday edging ...
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Jackson hole dominates the market today

25/08/2017 | OzForex

Sentiment towards the Dollar remained fragile yesterday despite the release of upbeat U.S. jobless claims data, as U.S. political tensions continued to weigh and as investors eyed the Jackson Hole summit set to begin later in the day.
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Trumps comments rattle the Dollar and Sterling slips further

24/08/2017 | OzForex

The Dollar fell against most currencies on Wednesday after the release of disappointing U.S. housing sector data and as investors remained cautious ahead of this week's Jackson Hole summit
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US Dollar and Euro advances as Sterling remains muted

23/08/2017 | OzForex

The US Dollar shrugged off its poor start to the week during yesterday’s session as attention now shifts to speeches by ECB president Mario Draghi and Fed chair Janet Yellen due Friday at Jackson Hole.
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A quiet Monday keeps markets range-bound

22/08/2017 | OzForex

US Dollar advances were limited yesterday in what was a rather uneventful day of trading. On the data front, Chicago manufacturing undershot economists’ forecasts falling 0.01% to 0.15 from the previous month missing expectations by a fraction.
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