UK July inflation report the main highlight of the session Trading today may be marred by thinner-than-usual liquidity (as if summer liquidity wasn’t bad enough) as French and Italian banks will be closed in observance of the feast day of the Assumption of Mary.
Forex option expiry data for today at the 10am NY cut EUR/USD – 1.1375 EUR 751m – 1.1500 575m USD/JPY – 110.00 $ 382m – 110.50 737m – 112.00 596m – 112.15 396m GBP/USD
According to a report by the Official Gazette ForexLive
Westpac / Melbourne Institute Consumer Sentiment for August 2018 – prior was +3.9% m/m – (Background ) Westpac on the report: – Still on the way in Australia today:
Forex and Bitcoin news for Asia trading Wednesday 15 August 2018 A continuation session for the USD with rises pretty much across the board. USD/JPY moved aove 111.40 during the Tokyo morning, with USD/CHF lagging a little behind but nevertheless to above 0.9960. USD/yen has since dribbled back a little to under 111.25 as I…
Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe appears before parliament (House of Representatives’ Standing Committee on Economics) on Friday August 17 This is a twice-yearly appearance by the Gov.
The People’s Bank of China devalued the onshore yuan again today at the refence rate setting Taking USD/CNY to its highest (and thus lowest for the CNY) since May 12 2017
USD/JPY and USD/CHF had rallied earlier, not AUD and EUR losing ground more rapidly Both have been heavy through Tokyo morning, but setting new lows for the session now as I update
The NDRC is China’s state planner – China will ensure achievement of annual economic growth target despite trade war – There are no winners from trade war –
I posted expiry info for Wednesday here: These now for Thursday 16 August(10am NY cut) EUR/USD USD/JPY GBP/USD AUD/USD USD/CAD ForexLive