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Mixed data drives dollar’s ups and downs

Last week’s economic calendar was dominated by the release of US inflation data although the overall year-on-year CPI number of 5.4 percent beat the expectations the devil was in the detail with the month one month increase of only 0.3 percent the lowest monthly increase in a long time. This is the ActivTrades weekly outlook[…]

19 Aug 2021

Gold suffers as the dollar rises

Last week was marked by a non-farm payrolls report that surprised to the upside, showing the creation of 943 thousand new jobs during the month of July. A number that contrasts with the recent hesitancy of the Fed, in bringing forward the timing of the tapering. This is the ActivTrades weekly Outlook, where every Monday[…]

10 Aug 2021

Fed waiting for signs of recovery in the labour market

Last week was marked by the sharpest drop in the value of the dollar since May, with a batch of positive economic data published on Friday leading to a slight recovery but still not enough to reverse the losses caused by dovish comments made earlier in the week by Jerome Powell that ended up wrongfooting[…]

05 Aug 2021

Australian Inflation, Fed Rate + Policy Statement, Eurozone GDP & Inflation

Last week was marked by a sudden shift in investor sentiment, with risk aversion taking over on Monday, resulting from growing concerns over the dangers posed by the Delta variant of the virus. Assets, such as stocks, oil and risk related currencies all took a tumble, as investors priced-in the possibility of a slower than[…]

26 Jul 2021

UK economic activity under the spotlight

Last week was marked by the release of the U.S. inflation date of june which surprised investors reading at 5.4 percent. On a yearly basis this was the biggest ump in consumer prices since 2008 however unlike the reaction experience in april when the same indicator showed a spike of 4.8. This time the markets[…]

21 Jul 2021

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Enhance your trading with our daily Economic Calendar. Browse economic news from around the world and filter data to suit your strategy.

Utilise event results in real time as they’re announced such as monetary policy meetings, economic projections, GDP, CPI, crude oil inventories and much more. In addition to the economic news you can also find trading schedules, contract expiration and educational events.