EUR/USD: Euro-zone’s consumer confidence index rose more-than-estimated in February

EURUSD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the EUR rose 0.05% against the USD and closed at 1.1345. On the data front, the Euro-zone’s flash consumer confidence index advanced to a level of -7.4 in February, more than … Continue reading

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AUD/USD: Australia’s Westpac leading index marginally eased in January

AUDUSD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the AUD rose 0.48% against the USD and closed at 0.7163. LME Copper prices declined 0.4% or $23.0/MT to $6246.5/MT. Aluminium prices rose 0.6% or $11.0/MT to $1833.5/MT. In the Asian … Continue reading

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USD/CAD: Loonie extends its gains in the Asian session

USDCAD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD declined 0.16% against the CAD and closed at 1.3214. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 1.3194, with the USD trading 0.15% lower against the … Continue reading

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USD/CHF: Switzerland’s trade surplus expanded more-than-expected in January

USDCHF Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD declined 0.32% against the CHF and closed at 1.0013. Data showed that Switzerland’s trade surplus widened to CHF3.04 billion in January, compared to a revised surplus of CHF1.96 billion … Continue reading

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USD/JPY: Japan’s total trade deficit widened in January

USDJPY Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD marginally declined against the JPY and closed at 110.58. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 110.75, with the USD trading 0.15% higher against the … Continue reading

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GBP/USD: UK’s ILO unemployment rate remained steady at a 44-year low rate in the three-month ended December 2018

GBPUSD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the GBP rose 1.06% against the USD and closed at 1.3062, amid hopes that a meeting between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would resolve the … Continue reading

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EUR/USD: Euro-zone’s current account surplus weakened in December

EURUSD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the EUR rose 0.24% against the USD and closed at 1.1339. On the macro front, the Euro-zone’s seasonally adjusted current account surplus narrowed to €16.2 billion in December, amid decline in … Continue reading

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AUD/USD: RBA minutes: Central bank sees no strong case for near-term rate move

AUDUSD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the AUD declined 0.32% against the USD and closed at 0.7129. LME Copper prices rose 1.3% or $79.5/MT to $6269.5/MT. Aluminium prices declined 0.3% or $6.0/MT to $1822.5/MT. In the Asian … Continue reading

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USD/CAD: Loonie extends its losses in the morning session

USDCAD Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.05% against the CAD and closed at 1.3235. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 1.3262, with the USD trading 0.20% higher against the … Continue reading

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USD/CHF: Swiss Franc trading lower ahead of trade balance data

USDCHF Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.15% against the CHF and closed at 1.0045. In economic news, Switzerland’s total sight deposits rose to a level of CHF576.3 billion in the week ended 15 February … Continue reading

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USD/JPY: Japanese Yen trading higher in the Asian session

USDJPY Movement For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.05% against the JPY and closed at 110.59. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 110.48, with the USD trading 0.10% lower against the … Continue reading

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