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Friday Sunrise: GBP - Innocent Bystander in ECB Sell-off, EUR - European Central Bank Dents Single Currency, USD - Riding High as Economists Eye 4% GDP Growth in 2018

  • Written by James Skinner
  • Category: Market Reports

The Pound and Euro weakened against the Dollar Friday while the US greenback advanced broadly against all developed world currencies as the outlook for the US economy brightened, with GDP growth now expected to reach 4% during 2018.

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Monday AM: EUR - German Political Risk, GBP - Under Pressure, Dollar on the Front Foot, NZD + AUD - Trade Spat Crossfire

  • Written by Gary Howes
  • Category: Market Reports

German politics in focus

The Dollar is threatening further advances at the start of a new week while the Euro certainly has an air of uncertainty hanging over it as Germany's Merkel's grip on power is questioned. Sterling is soft, with markets only likely to take a directional stance on Thursday.

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Thursday Sunrise: GBP - Retail Sales Hit Post-Brexit High, EUR - European Central Bank in Focus, USD - Greenback Falls as Markets Bite Thumb at Federal Reserve

  • Written by James Skinner
  • Category: Market Reports

The Pound rose broadly during early trading Thursday while the Dollar fell and the Euro trod water as markets responded to May UK retail sales data and the latest Federal Reserve interest rate rise, while also positioning for an eagerly awaited monetary policy decision from the European Central Bank

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