Latest data released by NFIB – 10 July 2018 – 107.8 This is an index which measures the opinion of small businesses on the economic conditions in the country. The data was scheduled to be released at the top of the hour but the source website has already released the report. The details can be…
JOLTS to come ForexLive
TSX hits an all-time high The S&P 500 is up 6 points to 2789, approaching the key 2800 level. In Canada, however, the main TSX index is up 80 points to 6452 to an all-time record. Tariff worries have been offset by currency weakness and rebounding commodity prices.
Comments from Varadkar: ForexLive
Growth estimate from NIESR They note that poor weather in March dragged down Q1 and that’s now dropped out. As for the pickup in Q3, they say: “Recent evidence suggests that the manufacturing and construction sectors are recovering after a particularly weak start to the year, and the dominant services sector is set to grow…
It’s a light one Trump is headed over to Europe this week so there is increasing fear about trade-negative commentary. That theme will be in focus today without much else on the and with the euro under some pressure.
Canadian housing data Nice bounce back in building permits. The released earlier were also upbeat. housing starts numbers
Canadian housing starts pick up ForexLive
Comments by EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier here ForexLive
According to a report by Mehr News Agency, quoting latest data from Iran’s national oil company It will be highly dependent on which countries are willing to listen to the US and abide by these sanctions and not deal with Iran. The US will likely not encounter problems in getting Japan to conform, but the…