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 27, May 2016

Dollar consolidates as traders await Yellen

The dollar consolidated on Friday after its rally to new two-month highs ran out of gas with traders awaiting fresh guidance from the head of the US central bank.

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Economic Calendar: Monday 30 May 2016

Last updated at 10:55am

  • France

    GDP q/q

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 0.5%Forecast: -Actual: 0.6%
  • France

    GDP Y/Y

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 1.3%Forecast: -Actual: 1.3%
  • Switzerland

    KOF Leading Indicator

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 102.7Forecast: -Actual: 102.9

    The KOF Swiss Leading Indicator is released by the Konjunkturforschungsstelle Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research and is a measure of the overall economic activity conducted together with the leading indicator. It calculates the degree of GDP growth and prevailing economic trends in Switzerland.

  • Euro Zone

    Economic Sentiment

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 103.9Forecast: 104.4Actual: -

    The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) is a composite indicator made up of five sectorial confidence indicators with different impact. These include industrial confidence, services confidence, consumer confidence, construction confidence and retail trade confidence indicator.

  • Euro Zone

    Business Climate Index

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 0.13Forecast: -Actual: -

    This indicator gauges the prevailing sentiment among business leaders in the euro zone. The survey is based on participant’s expectations for new orders and a general impression on the economic situation.

  • Euro Zone

    Consumer Confidence Index

    Medium Impact
    Previous: -7Forecast: -7Actual: -

    This survey shows how consumers feel about business conditions, their spending and their employment conditions. Rising consumer confidence, points at more spending by consumers and at improved business conditions. A slowing consumer confidence figure on the other hand indicates lower spending and decreased business activity.

  • Germany

    CPI Y/Y

    High Impact
    Previous: -0.1%Forecast: 0.1%Actual: -
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