Forex Fundamental Analysis and News

Forex Fundamental Analysis and News attempts to gauge the overall state of the economy, by evaluating factors such as interest rates, production, earnings, and investor confidence. Forex Fundamental Analysis and News attempts to determine the real value of a currency based on the condition of the factors underlying the respective economy.

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Morning Briefing: Friday 22, August 2014

Dollar pauses but set for weekly gain before Yellen speaks at Jackson Hole

The dollar paused just below this year’s peak against a basket of major currencies overnight ahead of speeches by Federal Reserve Chair Yellen and ECB President Draghi at the Jackson Hole Symposium in Wyoming.

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Calendar

Economic Calendar: Friday 22 August 2014

Last updated at 7:38am

  • Canada

    CPI M/M

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 0.1%Forecast: -0.1%Actual: -
  • Canada

    Retail Sales M/M

    Low Impact
    Previous: 0.7%Forecast: 0.3%Actual: -

    Retail sales figure is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over the measured time period. This is usually compiled using data sampling from different sectors to represent an entire country or region. In the US, this report is called Advance retail sales.

  • Canada

    CPI Y/Y

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 2.4%Forecast: 2.3%Actual: -
  • Canada

    CPI BoC Core m/m

    Medium Impact
    Previous: -0.1%Forecast: 0.1%Actual: -
  • Canada

    Retail Sales ex Auto M/M

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 0.1%Forecast: 0.3%Actual: -

    The retail sales ex autos data is the component of retail sales which excludes the sales of automobiles.

  • Canada

    CPI BoC Core y/y

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 1.8%Forecast: 1.9%Actual: -
  • United States

    Fed Janet Yellen Press Conference

    High Impact
    Previous: -Forecast: -Actual: -
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Forecast

Weekly Forecast: 14 May 2014

Yen slips as investors take on risk

Emman Xuereb

Global equity markets rallied at the start of the week dampening demand for safe-haven assets. The yen slipped for the third consecutive day on Tuesday versus the dollar on signs that tensions between Russia and Ukraine were abating.

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