S&P 500 up 0.6% on the week US stock markets have risen in 6 of the past 7 weeks. The index gained 0.6% on the week and posted its best weekly close since the record in the week of January 26.
Standard & Poor’s on Turkey Stable outlook. That’s not exactly a surprise ForexLive
Russia with a positive outlook Russia is holding it together Belgium also confirmed at AA(high) from DBRS. ForexLive
Forex news for North American trading on August 17, 2018: Markets: – WTI crude up 0.48 to $65.94 – Gold up $10 to $1184 – S&P 500 up 9 points to 2850 – US 10-year yields float at 2.86% The day started with a surprisingly hot Canadian CPI report at 3.0% y/y versus 2.5% expected.…
Jackson Hole back on the agenda The week ahead should be lively with some top-tier data and news on the agenda. Here are a few things to watch out for. Monday:
Iran with a warning to Saudi Arabia Iran told OPEC on Sunday no member country should be allowed to take over another member’s share of oil exports. Saudi Arabia has offered to pump more oil to make up for any Iranian shortfall and Trump has asked them to bring down prices.
North Korea is to permit the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization to conduct an on-site inspection – Inspection of missile launches –
A light one to start off the trading week Good day, everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend and that you’re ready to get back into the action this week. It’s been a relatively calm start to the week thus far so let’s see if we get more action to come later in another…
A sparse agenda on deed on the data front – 2301GMT brings UK house prices, Rightmove August survey (July results -0.1% m/m and +1.4% y/y) Nothing here to move the forex, it’ll be eyes out for tweets and headlines
Forex and Bitcoin news for Asia trading Monday 20 August 2018 The FX opened Monday morning here in Asia, but I don’t think anyone noticed. There was plenty of weekend news, some of which seems quite significant (Italy, for example). But moves have been very subdued with tiny ranges across the board.