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: Tuesday 27, January 2015

Euro defends the 1.12 handle

US equities only managed to secure mild gains at the close of Monday’s session; Asia had some mixed results but was mostly positive. Chinese equities suffered as industrial profits data showed a decline in December but the Japanese Nikkei was significantly higher despite that the JPY found support this morning.

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Economic Calendar: Wednesday 28 January 2015

Last updated 11 days ago at 8:00pm

  • United States

    Fed FOMC Interest Rate Decision

    High Impact
    Previous: 0.25%Forecast: 0.25%Actual: -

    This is the decision by the US Federal Reserve on whether they will increase, decrease or keep the benchmark interest rate unchanged. The FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meets eight times a year to decide on monetary policy. Following each meeting policy decisions are announced. The FOMC sets the monetary stance in order to ensure the Fed fulfills its dual mandate of price stability and achieve full employment. It fixes the overnight borrowing rate in an attempt to keep inflation within its target range while maintaining economic growth and employment.

  • New Zealand

    RBNZ Official Cash Rate Announcement

    High Impact
    Previous: 3.5%Forecast: 3.5%Actual: -
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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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