Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is reportedly refusing to hold a second party room meeting Thus halting a challenge from leadership wannabe Peter Dutton
Dominic Raab is Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, the Times reporting some raabid comments Raab to spout his projection to the House of Lords, the Lords’ EU Committee next week. Tomorrow (Thursday UK time) , though, Raab will present notices to parliament
Via a spokesman for Turkey’s leader Erdogan: Reuters with the report USD/TRY has been extremely volatile at the best of times recently. Remarks hitting at this time of day are able to push and pull the currency due to barely above zero liquidity in the currency right now
Forex news for NY trading on August 22, 2018 In other markets: – Spot gold is trading near unchanged at $1196.00. The high reached $1201.91. The low extended to $1192.60 Stocks in the US ended the day mixed with gains in the tech heavy Nasdaq, but declines in the Dow 30 big
There was a challenge to the Prime Minister a couple of days ago, it failed. Another is expected in the next few hours Domestic politics has not been much of a mover of the AUD, and its unlikely to be too much of an input for immediate moves today. Longer-term the instability is not a…
Press conference from the PM at the top of the hour – more Australia politics This ICYMi: Earlier: Political turmoil amid leadership challenges all over the shop:Economy looking slower:China not gonna like this and might give Australia a spanking: I posted levels to watch here:
The Donald has been hitting up his iPhone twitter app: USD/ZAR up (rand down): I haven’t seen any tweets on Australia and the politics here? Something like that wouldn’t go astray would it?
National inflation data is due from Japan on Friday 24 August Which will be 2330GMT on 23 August 2018 Barclays preview: More generally on Japan inflation from Barclays:
I am not gonna say anything about slackers in government weaselling their way out of work they are elected to do. Nope. I won’t. Not me. The chaps seem to have better things to do than their jobs.
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid al-Falih statement issued early on Thursday – government remains committed to the initial public offering of Saudi Aramco