Comments from the Kremlin Additionally, they say that Turkish president Erdogan has yet to request any economic help from Russia at this point in time. ForexLive The ruble is another currency that is under heavy pressure in recent times, with USD/RUB having risen to a high of 69.35 earlier in the day before falling to…
FBI Deputy Director ordered the firing on Friday It is being reported that the FBI agent Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts while investigating the Russian interference in the 2016 election, was fired on Friday. The 22 year veteran had been assigned to an administrative role in human resources (of all places).
Risk-off mood sees the Japanese yen propel to the top of the rankings ForexLive Meanwhile, the dollar and swissie are locked closely for second place. The pound also isn’t too far behind after a . I’m guessing that has more to do with flow-heavy moves more than anything else.
Nasdaq doing better. Financials not loved. The US stocks are open and the major indices trade with modest gains: Financials are not loved on bank risk concerns:
Comments by Turkey’s foreign minister – Turkey has done enough to repair ties with the US – US acted contrary to their alliance regarding fundamental security issues ForexLive
Explaining secured funding If interested here is the link to the blog where his explanation is written: ForexLive
GBP/USD jumped up to a high of 1.2772 in the last half-an-hour ForexLive I’m searching for any headlines to have caused the jump but I’m not really seeing anything so far. It’s not a major spike by any means – about 20-odd pips – but so far the jump in cable is still holding near…
The JPY is the strongest. The AUD is the weakest. The USD is mostly higher. As the NA traders enter for the trading day/week, the JPY is the strongest while the AUD is the weakest as flight into safety dominates. Turkey/emerging markets/trade fears are the dominant themes and rumors of Pastor Brunson’s release seem to…
According to Reuters citing a US embassy official in Ankara ForexLive It’s becoming quite the regular occurrence in markets these days to see stuff like this happening. But such is the world we live in where Twitter has become a critical source of relaying and/or receiving information.
The headline crossed on Twitter But we’re still awaiting official confirmation on that though. The tweet read “US PASTOR BRUNSON TO BE RELEASED FROM HOUSE ARREST BY AUG 15 – US EMBASSY IN ANKARA”.