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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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Markets gearing towards Jackson Hole with a light fundamental calendar

21/08/2017 | OzForex

Political turmoil was the main driver for the US Dollar on Friday as cable was range-bound throughout most part of the day
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Risk off after global events

18/08/2017 | OzForex

The US Dollar has had a topsy turvy 24 hours versus the Pound as investors decide on whether they are for the Greenback. Cable rose early yesterday as European markets picked apart Trumps latest faux pas as well as domestic UK data posting positive retail
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FOMC debates inflation for future rate hikes

17/08/2017 | OzForex

The US dollar has lost some ground against Sterling overnight. The currency pair appreciated from 1.2850 up to 1.2908 from 5:30 pm through to 3 am this morning. The reason for the move can be accredited to two main points, firstly the FOMC meeting minutes
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US CPI helps cable push higher

14/08/2017 | OzForex

Cable has broken 1.3000 overnight. There was no data from the UK on Friday, so all eyes were on the US CPI releases, and with good reason. The US bureau of labour statistics stated that consumer prices rose 0.1% in July from a month earlier, compared to t
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