Italian industrial production

Oil Down, Dollar Up on a Lean Day for Data

July 11, 2017

West Texas Intermediate crude oil sank 0.9% to $44.01 per barrel, snuffing out yesterday’s nascent recovery. Comex gold fell 0.3% to $1,209.20. The dollar also advanced against other paper currencies, rising 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Mexican peso, Swiss franc and yen, and 0.2% against the loonie. […] More

Storm Front Coming to the North-Eastern U.S Corridor

March 13, 2017

The coming week was already shaping up to be laden with market-moving developments such as the Fed’s virtually certain interest rate hike and Dutch parliamentary elections, each set for Wednesday. Now comes word that two storm fronts will be merging within 24 hours, creating blizzard conditions and resulting in a foot or more snow in […] More

Several Japanese Indicators Released but Little Currency Movement this Monday

February 10, 2014

The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swissie and loonie, up 0.4% against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, up 0.1% versus sterling and down 0.1% relative to the yuan and yen.  Emerging market currencies slid to start the week, including depreciations of 0.6% in the rand and 1.0% in Hungary’s forint. Share prices leaped […] More

Dollar Weaker against Kiwi, Australian Dollar and Yen

January 13, 2014

In an otherwise quiet Monday, the main development has been the strength of the yen and some other Pacific Rim currencies. With Japan’s market shut in observance of Coming of Age Day, the yen strengthened 0.6% against the dollar. The New Zealand and Australian dollars, both sensitive to commodity trends, also advanced 0.6% against their […] More

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