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Postby HFblogNews » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:19 am

Date : 23rd September 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 23rd September 2019.


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* With nearly all central bank meetings out of the way it should be a data-focused week, although Brexit developments still have the potential to shake things up. The main scenario continues to assume a smooth Brexit transition, but business investment is now expected to continue to fall significantly as geopolitical trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty leave their mark. Nonetheless, the geopolitical situation in the Mideast is fragile, especially with the US openly considering taking military action against Iran.

Monday – 23 September 2019

* Services and Manufacturing PMI (EUR, GMT 07:30-08:00) – Aug manufacturing PMI confirmed at 47.0, vs 46.5 in July, Services PMI revised up to 53.5 from 53.4. This picture is likely to be seen again in the preliminary readings for September, as Manufacturing PMI has been forecast at 47.5, still below neutral. Meanwhile Services PMI is expected to fall to 53.3.

* Services and Manufacturing PMI (USD, GMT 13:45) – Preliminary Manufacturing are expected to slip in September, to 50.1 from 50.3, while Services PMIs are likely to fall below 50, to 49.6, indicating a potential recession in the sector that has been hit by global trade tensions.

Tuesday – 24 September 2019

* German IFO (EUR, GMT 08:00) – German IFO business confidence fell further in August and more than anticipated, with the headline number now at the lowest level since Nov 2012. In September, the overall business climate reading is seen slightly higher at 95.1 from 94.3. So far the sector breakdown of the IFO still shows that optimists outnumber pessimists in both services and construction, but with the trade reading now also in negative territory and services confidence especially falling sharply in August, the balance of risks is clearly tilted to the downside.

* CB Consumer Confidence (USD, GMT 14:00) – The Consumer Confidence is expected to ease to 134.0 in September from 135.1 in August and an 8-month high of 135.8 in July. A drop-back is expected in the current conditions reading to 173.0 from a 19-year high of 177.2 in August. The jobs strength diffusion index is poised for a drop-back from a remarkably lofty 19-year high in August of 39.4. Overall, confidence measures remain historically high.

* BoJ Minutes (JPY, GMT 23:50) – The BoJ Minutes are expected to shed some light regarding whether Japanese policymakers are willing to consider rate cuts in the coming months.

Wednesday – 25 September 2019

* Interest Rate Decision and Monetary Policy Statement (NZD, GMT 02:00) – The RBNZ cut rates by an unexpectedly aggressive 50 bps to a record low 1.00% in August. Governor Orr said negative rates may be needed to stimulate the economy, keeping the door wide open to further aggressive easing measures. The RBNZ is largely anticipated to keep rates on hold at 1.00%.

Thursday – 26 September 2019

* US Gross Domestic Product (USD, GMT 12:30) – The final Q2 GDP growth is expected to be confirmed at 2.0% annualized, with a $6 bln hike in public construction that accompanies boosts of $2 bln for consumption and $1 bln each for intellectual property investment and exports. We expect a -$2 bln revision for nonresidential investment and a -$1 bln revision to residential construction, leaving a net $7 bln upward GDP revision.

* Tokyo CPI and Production Data (JPY, GMT 23:30) – The country’s main leading indicator of inflation is expected to have rise to 0.8% y/y in September from 0.6% last month, and to slip to 0.5% y/y from 0.7% in the CPI ex Fresh Food reading.

Friday – 27 September 2019

* Personal Consumption Expenditures Prices (USD, GMT 12:30) – A 0.5% gain is anticipated in personal income in August after a 0.1% increase in July, alongside a 0.2% rise in August consumption that followed a big 0.6% July gain.

* Durable Goods (USD, GMT 12:30) – Durable goods orders are expected to fall -1.6% in August, after gains of 2.0% in July and 1.8% in June, thanks to a -5.0% transportation orders drop after two monthly gains. Boeing orders dropped back to just 6 from 31 in July, with continued weakness due to the hit from problems with the Boeing 737 Max that has prompted buyers to delay new orders.

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Postby HFblogNews » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:40 am

Date : 24th Sepember 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 24th Sepember 2019.


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FX News Today

* Sentiment stabilises as markets returned from yesterday’s holiday.

* Asian stock markets moved mostly higher, as there are lingering hopes of progress ahead of high level US-Sino trade talks next month.

* Japan’s Jibun Bank Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index slipped to just 48.9. Together with the sharp decline in the German manufacturing PMI this will add to concerns over the outlook for the global economy.

* ECB President Draghi yesterday signalled the readiness to act again.

* Lagarde warned that trade tensions are the biggest threat to the global economy.

* China’s central bank Governor Yi Gang said in a press briefing that China is not in a rush to roll out massive rate cuts or QE like some other central banks”.

* GER30 and UK100 futures are posting slight gains, in tandem with US futures after a cautious move higher in Asia.

* Brexit developments also remain in focus as the Supreme Court in London is set to announce its verdict on the suspension of parliament today.

Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* EURUSD bottomed at 8-session lows of 1.0966 into US session, down from 1.1025 highs. Weak European PMIs took the pairing to session lows, though since then, short covering has been noted, seeing a bounce to 1.0996 highs. There has been talk of a large 1.1000 option expiry on Thursday, which may see EURUSD center on that level until then. Sell-the-rally remains in place however, as the EU economy sputters, and as the Dollar continues to benefit from strong interest rate differentials.

* GBPUSD: Cable carved out a fresh 6-day low at 1.2414, extending the correction from the 2-month peak seen on Friday at 1.2582. Markets will continue to demand a hefty Brexit discount. Markets are also waiting on the judgement of the UK’s Supreme Court, up today, on Boris Johnson’s controversial move to shut down Parliament for a 5-week period, with the government having appealed a ruling by Scotland’s highest court that the move was illegal. There is a chance that, it will agree with the recent court rulings seen in England and Northern Ireland, that the matter was “non-justiciable” — being political rather than a legal matter.

* USOIL prices are down by over 8% from week-ago levels, but remain up by 6.7% from month-ago levels, and are up 27.2% on the year-to-date. News that some of Saudi’s production and distribution facilities will be back up and running as soon as next week weighed on crude prices. This comes with the US announcing that it is bolstering its military presence in Saudi Arabia for defensive and deterrence purposes

Main Macro Events Today

* German IFO (EUR, GMT 08:00) – German IFO business confidence fell further in August and more than anticipated, with the headline number now at the lowest level since Nov 2012. In September, the overall business climate reading is seen slightly higher at 95.1 from 94.3. So far the sector breakdown of the IFO still shows that optimists outnumber pessimists in both services and construction, but with the trade reading now also in negative territory and services confidence especially falling sharply in August, the balance of risks is clearly tilted to the downside.

* CB Consumer Confidence (USD, GMT 14:00) – The Consumer Confidence is expected to ease to 134.0 in September from 135.1 in August and an 8-month high of 135.8 in July. A drop-back is expected in the current conditions reading to 173.0 from a 19-year high of 177.2 in August. The jobs strength diffusion index is poised for a drop-back from a remarkably lofty 19-year high in August of 39.4. Overall, confidence measures remain historically high.

* BoJ Minutes (JPY, GMT 23:50) – The BoJ Minutes are expected to shed some light regarding whether Japanese policymakers are willing to consider rate cuts in the coming months.

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Re: Hotforex.com - Market Analysis and News.

Postby HFblogNews » Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:51 am

Date : 25th Sepember 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 25th Sepember 2019.


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FX News Today

* RBNZ on hold with dovish twist. As widely expected New Zealand’s central bank kept policy on hold with the key rate unchanged at 1%. The statement said, however, that there was more scope for monetary and fiscal stimulus, while saying it was “pleased to see” the the NZD’s depreciation

* Sentiment started to settle overnight, amid signs of further conciliatory moves that keep hopes of progress on the trade front alive. Asian markets are up from lows and U.S. futures are moving higher, after yesterday’s sell off on Wall Street.

* DAX and FTSE 100 futures are in the red, however, as Boris Johnson returns from New York to deal with the fallout from yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling that said the suspension of parliament was unlawful. MPs are set to return to Westminister today and another Brexit extension with new elections in the U.K. in November or December seem increasingly likely.

* The prolonged uncertainty on the Brexit front meanwhile is adding to geopolitical trade tensions and leaving its mark on economic developments on both sides of the channel. The risk of a recession in Europe is looking very real.

Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* EURUSD spent the morning session between 1.0994 and 1.1015, later climbing to 1.1020 highs in afternoon dealings. The highs came following reports that House Democrats are considering a special committee in order to attempt to impeach president Trump, which weighed on the Dollar overall. Bigger picture, with European growth fading and the U.S. economy still chugging along fairly well, EUR-USD is set to remain in sell-the-rally mode. Monday’s 1.0966 low is now support, with the 20-day moving average at 1.1028 marking resistance.

* USDJPY: fell to better than two-week lows of 107.05 from pre-open highs of 107.79. The fall has come on the back of a bout of risk-off conditions, with sliding stocks initiated by Trump bashing China on trade from the UN, then talk that House Democrats are considering a special committee to impeach Trump. The pairing fell through its 20-day moving average at 107.24, though found some buyers ahead of the 50-day moving average, which currently sits at 107.06

* USDCHF During Tuesday, the Swiss franc continued to gain support from a lack of confidence in the global growth outlook, especially after recent weak global manufacturing data. The Swiss currency & gold made net gains on Tuesday and remain underpinned with the franc weakening only slightly on Wednesday as US political developments added to investor concerns with the dollar around 0.9870.

Main Macro Events Today

* Non-Monetary Policy Meeting (EUR, GMT 07:00) – The monthly meeting of the ECB – with a speech from member Coeure to open events.

* SNB – Quarterly Bulletin (CHF, GMT 13:00) and ZEW Survey (08:00 GMT) – With political developments on both sides of the Atlantic moving at a pace the safe haven status of the CHF could receive a bid with positive news flow today.

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Re: Hotforex.com - Market Analysis and News.

Postby HFblogNews » Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:16 am

Date : 30th September 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 30th September 2019.


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* Welcome to our weekly agenda, our briefing of all the key financial events globally. The week ahead is expected to be turn on economic data, with investors eyeing NFP data but also Eurozone data for a possible strength in the service sector.

Monday – 30 September 2019

* Caixin Manufacturing PMI (CNY, GMT 01:45) – The Caixin manufacturing PMI is expected to remain above neutral at 40.2 in September.

* Gross Domestic Product (GBP, GMT 08:30) – The economy’s most important figure, Q2 GDP is expected to be higher at 0.5% q/q following the last reading but unchanged from the reading of Q1.

* Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (EUR, GMT 12:00) – The German HICP inflation for August held steady at 1.0% y/y. However the preliminary reading for Septembe is expected to rise at 1.2% y/y.

Tuesday – 01 October 2019

* Interest Rate Decision (AUD, GMT 04:30) – The RBA minutes from the September policy meeting showed that the central bank remains disposed to further easing. AUDUSD has been amid a clear downtrend since early 2018, which has approximated the development of the US-China trade war and consequential slowing in the Chinese economy, which is Australia’s biggest export customer.

* Consumer Price Index (EUR, GMT 09:00) – The preliminary Euro Area CPI for September is expected to remain unchanged to 1.0% y/y, while core inflation is seen at 1.0% y/y from 0.9% y/y.

* Manufacturing PMI (EUR, GMT 07:55) – The preliminary September Eurozone PMI readings, released so far, were striking for failing to show an expected improvement and instead showing a marked contraction in manufacturing activity, with service sector activity slowing sharply. The final reading is expected to be confirmed at 41.4. The weakness German manufacturing – triggered by geopolitical trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty is spreading to other sectors and across the Eurozone.

* ISM Manufacturing PMI (USD, GMT 14:00) – The US ISM Manufacturing PMI is expected to rise to 51.0 in September from 49.1 in August, compared to a 14-year high of 61.4 in August of last year.

Wednesday – 02 October 2019

* ADP Non-Farm Employment Change (USD, GMT 12:15) – The ADP Employment survey is seen at 140k for September compared to the 195K in August.

Thursday – 03 October 2019

* Australia’s Trade Balance (AUD, GMT, 1:30) – Australia export growth in September is expected to have reduced. Hence the trade balance could slip to 6,000M from 7,268 M last month.

* ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (USD, GMT 14:00) – The ISM-NMI index is expected to fall to 54.5 in September from 56.4 in August and a 19-month low of 56.1 in March, versus a 13-year high of 60.8 in September of last year. The sentiment surveys have been erratic in recent months likely due to competing perspectives on the trade war, troubles abroad, and stock price gyrations.

Friday – 04 October 2019

* Event of the Week – Non-Farm Payrolls (USD, GMT 12:30) Along with Wednesday’s employment data, payrolls are important in gauging how many people are employed in non-agricultural businesses. Jobs are expected to have increased in at 155k in September, following a 130k increase in August. The unemployment rate should tick down to 3.6%, after holding at 3.7% in the prior three months, and hours-worked are estimated to be up 0.1%. Average hourly earnings should rise 0.3% m/m, for a y/y gain of 3.2%, matching the 3.2% pace of August. We see payroll gains averaging 157k in 2019, down from a 223k average in 2018.

* Fed’s Chair Powell speech (USD, GMT 18:00)

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Re: Hotforex.com - Market Analysis and News.

Postby HFblogNews » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:40 am

Date : 1st October 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 25th Sepember 2019.


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FX News Today

* RBA cut key rate – as expected. Australia’s central bank reduced the key interest rate buy 25 bp to 0.75% – 3rd cut this year.

* JGBs and Treasuries sold off after weak JGB auction, stocks mostly higher. Wall Street rallied. Dow is up about 2% in September and 1.4% for Q3, and just shy of all-time highs.

* The sharpest decline in 10-year JGB futures in more than a year was triggered by a very weak 10-year auction, which saw demand dipping to the lowest level since 2016.

* European futures suggest a positive start to the new months especially for the DAX, which is up 0.4%, alongside gains in US futures.

* USDJPY is trading at 108.22, as the Dollar remained supported.

* The AUD underperformed after the dovish RBA statement.

* The EUR is trading below 109 against the USD after source stories yesterday suggested that Germany’s leading economic institutes will cut their growth forecasts for the Eurozone’s largest economy, which given that the Bundesbank is expecting a technical recession should not come as a surprise, but will highlight again the downside risks for Germany as well as the Eurozone.

* The UK’s government will present detailed alternatives to the Irish backstop to Brussels this week.

* The USOIL is trading at $54.54 per barrel amid reports that production at the world’s largest oil produces fell during the third quarter.

Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* USDJPY:Moderately risk-on conditions have supported on Monday, along with a slight uptick in Treasury yields. Relative calm on the US/China trade front has weighed some on the Yen as well, as high-level talks are expected in Washington on October 10-11. China’s Vice Premier Liu He, along with the USTR Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are expected to run the negotiation sessions. Above Friday’s 108.18 highs, the September 19 top at 108.47 could be USDJPY’s next upside level.

* EURUSD took another leg lower, trading under the 1.09 mark for the first time since the second week of May, 2017. There appeared to be a push to run sell-stops located just under the 1.0900 mark, following cooler German CPI, resulting in a dip to lows of 1.0885. Reports of 1.0900 option expiries on Tuesday and Wednesday may now keep the pairing glued to either side of the level until then. Eventually though, Euro is expected to remain down as European growth continues to fade, the ECB remains uber-dovish, and the Dollar continues to find support on the back of USD friendly interest rate spreads.

Main Macro Events Today

* Consumer Price Index (EUR, GMT 09:00) – The preliminary Euro Area CPI for September is expected to remain unchanged at 1.0% y/y, while core inflation is seen at 1.0% y/y from 0.9% y/y.

* Manufacturing PMI (EUR, GMT 07:55) – The preliminary September Eurozone PMI readings, released so far, were striking for failing to show an expected improvement and instead showing a marked contraction in manufacturing activity, with service sector activity slowing sharply. The final reading is expected to be confirmed at 41.4. The weakness in German manufacturing – triggered by geopolitical trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty is spreading to other sectors and across the Eurozone.

* ISM Manufacturing PMI (USD, GMT 14:00) – The US ISM Manufacturing PMI is expected to rise to 51.0 in September from 49.1 in August, compared to a 14-year high of 61.4 in August of last year.

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Re: Hotforex.com - Market Analysis and News.

Postby HFblogNews » Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:25 am

Date : 2nd October 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 2nd Sepember 2019.


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FX News Today

* Wall Street kicked off Q4 on bearish footing with the Dow dropping 1.2% to 26,570.

* The weaker than expected ISM manufacturing index to 47.8, a second straight month in contraction, rekindled recession worries.

* Yields are still above Monday’s close, after weak demand in yesterday’s auctions triggered a sharp rise in long yields.

* South Korean indices were hit by reports that North Korea fired what seemed a submarine based ballistic missile of its eastern coast, added to the negative risk backdrop after the S&P closed at a one months low.
US futures are trying to move higher, GER30 and UK100 futures are in negative territory.

* Brexit: UK Prime Minister Johnson, admitted that customs checks would be the “reality” of Brexit, even though he dismissed an apparent leak of his government’s detailed plans for the post-Brexit Irish border — which involve customs checks on both sides of the border — as being inaccurate.

* Gilts outperformed and UK yields declined yesterday after hopes of a breakthrough on the Brexit front were crashed and political headlines will remain the main driver for UK markets

* The BoE lays the ground for a rate cut even without a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* GBPUSD pulled back from earlier highs, as Bloomberg, cited a Buzzfeed tweet saying according to an EU Commission spokesman, the earlier report that the EU was considering a time-limited Irish backstop, was not true. Cable fell to 1.2260 from earlier highs near 1.2340.

* EURUSD bounced to 1.0908 highs into the N.Y. open. The Euro has printed 5-straight session of lower daily highs and lows, a bearish signal, and a failure to trade above Monday’s 1.0948 highs today will likely embolden EUR bears going forward. Fundamentally, the US economy remains head and shoulders above Europe’s, while a dovish ECB and interest rate differentials solidly in favor of the Dollar, we look for further EURUSD losses going forward.

Main Macro Events Today

* ADP Non-Farm Employment Change (USD, GMT 12:15) – The ADP is expected to report a 145k increase in private payrolls for September following the better than expected 195k increase in August. Risk is for a weaker headline print after the miss in the September ISM, that included a decline in the employment sub-component. Friday’s September nonfarm payroll report is now crucial for the markets’ expectations on the FOMC, as another 25 bp rate cut is again being priced in with greater than a 50-50 probability.

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Postby HFblogNews » Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:10 am

Date : 3rd October 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 3rd October 2019.


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FX News Today

* US set to impose tariffs on USD 7.5 bln of EU goods, ranging from aircraft to agricultural products.

* Risk aversion is sending global stock markets in a sell-off while the announcement of US tariffs will add to the negative backdrop today.

* Wall Street closed with sharp losses yesterday following also the poor jobs numbers, which added to concerns over the outlook.

* BoJ board member Funo: “BoJ must maintain sufficiently low interest rates for a prolonged period”, while saying that the BoJ will prevent any risks to the inflation target from materialising.

* US futures are slightly higher, but European futures remain in the red and the risk of further corrections on stock markets seems pretty high. UK100 down by more than 3%.
USDJPY is trading at 107.16 after tumbling on risk aversion yesterday.

* The WTI future meanwhile is trading at just $52.52 per barrel after selling off for 8 straight days.

* The UK curve flattened, while spillover effects also saw Bunds moving up, as markets prepare for additional fiscal spending on both sides of the channel.

* BREXIT: PM Johnson’s latest Brexit plan is not expected to bring a real breakthrough in talks and EU officials are reportedly considering how the October 31 deadline can be extended, even if Johnsons refuses to ask for an extension.

Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* EURUSD printed 1-week highs of 1.0962 after opening at 1.0920, up from Tuesday’s trend low of 1.0879. The Euro’s move higher appears to be more of a case of Dollar weakness than Euro strength following the weak U.S. manufacturing ISM on Tuesday, and the not overly impressive ADP jobs report this morning. U.S. recession fears have been on the rise again, resulting in lower Treasury yields. Traders will likely hold fire into the end of the week, to see how the services ISM on Thursday, and the September employment report on Friday play out. EUR-USD resistance is at 1.1000.

* USDJPY fell to six-session lows of 107.17, down from opening highs of 107.60. The pairing has so far found support ahead of the 50-day moving average at 107.05, though today’s severe risk-off conditions, including a sharp Wall Street sell-off, and lower Treasury yields, should keep Dollar gains contained. U.S./China trade uncertainty can be expected to limit upside as well. The pairing has been inside a 108.50 to 107.00 trading range for nearly a month, and will need a decisive break of either of those levels to see a shift in sentiment. For now, given all the uncertainties facing the markets, we look for the risk sensitive pairing to test downside support.

Main Macro Events Today

* ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (USD, GMT 14:00) – The ISM-NMI index is expected to fall to 54.5 in September from 56.4 in August and a 19-month low of 56.1 in March, versus a 13-year high of 60.8 in September of last year. The sentiment surveys have been erratic in recent months, likely due to competing perspectives on the trade war, troubles abroad, and stock price gyrations.

* Jobless Claims (USD, GMT 14:00) – Initial jobless claims are expected to increase 5k to 218k for the week of September 27, after edging up 3k to 213k in the week of September 21. Part of the prior week’s gain likely reflects some lift from the effects of the UAW strike at GM which began September 16 that included some 49k workers. Strikers don’t qualify for benefits, but suppliers to GM do. Beyond the strike, claims look poised to fluctuate around 212k in September, which matches the 212k cycle-low in July that was also seen last September. We saw prior claims averages of 216k in August, 222k in June, and 217k in May.

Support and Resistance levels

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Postby HFblogNews » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:32 am

Date : 4th October 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 4th October 2019.


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FX News Today

* EU to give Johnson one week to improve Brexit proposal. According to a Bloomberg, the EU’s chief negotiator Barnier told a private meeting of European senior diplomats that Boris Johnson’s latest blueprint for the Irish border fell far short of his conditions for a deal. The U.K. was given a week to improve on the plans.

*European Outlook: Bund futures are fractionally higher ahead of the official open in Europe while Treasuries held yesterday’s gains. EGBs bounced back yesterday but the combined sell off in Gilts and FTSE 100 especially on Wednesday highlights that Brexit risks also raise stagflation concerns and has the potential to send all U.K. assets lower. DAX and FTSE 100 futures are higher, with the DAX future underperforming slightly, as the main index returns from yesterday’s holiday. EUR-USD is trading at 1.0969 as markets look ahead to the U.S. payroll report today, which will dominate the session, especially amid the lack of data releases in Europe.
Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* EURUSD opened the session at lows near 1.0950, and was steady into the U.S. services ISM. From there, a three-year low outcome saw the pairing vault to 1.0999 highs, as the Dollar overall, and Treasury yields headed lower. The pairing steadied between the highs and 1.0975 through the remainder of the session. Major Dollar pairings are liable to turn sideways through the overnight session, as traders anticipate the U.S. employment report on Friday. The jobs report may go some way in solidifying the growth outlook and the Fed’s policy path, and hence, future USD direction.

* USDJPY bounced from near one-month lows of 106.87 seen into the N.Y. open, topping at 107.12 into the ISM data. The pairing slid to new trend lows of 106.48 after the data, taking its cue from a sharply lower Wall Street and a dive in Treasury yields. Heightened odds for another Fed rate cut at the end of October will likely keep a cap on the pairing for the time being.

Main Macro Events Today

* U.S. Employment Preview: It’s all about the September employment report. The data will go some way in solidifying the markets’ growth outlook and the Fed’s policy path after a rash of weaker than expected numbers on manufacturing and services fueled worries over a recession. But the markets have already priced in a Fed rate cut at the October 29, 30 FOMC, so this report isn’t likely to alter that outlook measurably. Expectations are for a 145k rise in non-farm payrolls, versus the previous 130k, though recent data suggests downside risks. Hourly earnings are seen rising 0.3% from 0.4% in August, while the unemployment rate should dip a tenth to 3.6% (lowest since the 3.5% for December 1969).

Support and Resistance levels

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Postby HFblogNews » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:38 am

Date : 07 October 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 07 October 2019.


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* Welcome to our weekly agenda, our briefing of all the key financial events globally. The week ahead is expected to reveal weakness in the US and Canada, while it could give the views of central bankers regarding future rate cuts. In the Brexit front, time is short, with only a week of negotiations left until the Queen’s speech on October 14th and the EU’s summit on the 17th.

Monday – 07 Octobr 2019

* German Factory Orders (EUR, GMT 06:00) – The German industrial orders dropped by 2.7% m/m in July 2019, posting the biggest monthly decrease in factory orders since February, amid declines in both domestic orders and foreign demand. In August it is expected to fall only by 0.4% m/m.

Tuesday – 08 October 2019

* Industrial Production (EUR, GMT 06:00) – Industrial production in Germany is expected to have dropped in August, reaching 0.3% m/m, higher though than the 0.6% fall in July.

* Producer Price Index (USD, GMT 12:30) – The Headline PPI is expected to drop at -0.2% for September, with a 0.2% rise in the core index. As expected readings would result in a y/y gain of 1.5% for headline PPI, versus a 1.8% pace of August. We see y/y headline readings in a 1.0%-2.3% range over coming months, while core prices should oscillate in a 2.0%-2.5% range.

Wednesday – 09 October 2019

* JOLTS Job Openings (USD, GMT 14:00) – JOLTS define Job Openings as all positions that have not be filled on the last business day of the month. July’s JOLTS job openings came out at 7.217M.

* FOMC Minutes (USD, GMT 18:00) – The FOMC Minutes report provides the FOMC Members’ opinions regarding the US economic outlook and any views regarding future rate hikes. FOMC trimmed rates 25 bps, as expected, but with 3 dissents. In the last FOMC statement, on July 31 decision showed mixed views, two dissents for steady policy, two participants who wanted 50 bps in cuts and several wanted steady stance.

Thursday – 10 October 2019

* Gross Domestic Product and Manufacturing Production (GBP, GMT 08:30) – GDP is the economy’s most important figure. August’s GDP is expected to lower to 0% following the 0.3% reading from last month. Meanwhile, Industrial and Manufacturing Production will be out as well. These two indices are expected to have fallen, with both providing a downwards contribution of 0.1% m/m in August.

* ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts (EUR, GMT 11:30) – Event of the Week –The ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts, similar to the FOMC minutes, provide information with regards to the policymakers’ rationale behind their decisions. In the last ECB meeting, ECB not only cut the deposit rate but also announced a new open-ended asset purchase program, worth EUR 20 bln a month, while removing the time frame in the rate guidance.

* Consumer Price Index ex Energy and Food (USD, GMT 12:30) – The Consumer Price Index is suggestive of how the economy is performing, with expectations standing flat for the September headline release. A 0.2% core price increase is expected, following respective August readings of 0.1% and 0.3%.

Friday – 11 October 2019

* Labour Market Data (CAD, GMT 12:30) – August employment revealed a 81.1k jump in jobs, much stronger than expected, following the 24.2k drop in July. However September reading is expected to feel the negative impact of the stampede of global easing as banks look to counter the drag from trade. September’s unemployment rate in Canada is anticipated unchanged at 5.7% m/m, while the employment change is expected to post just 15K jump in jobs.

* Michigan Sentiment (USD, GMT 14:00) – The preliminary US consumer sentiment for October is forecast at 90.6, 3.2 points below the final in September.

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Postby HFblogNews » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:13 am

Date : 8th October 2019.

MACRO EVENTS & NEWS OF 8th October 2019.


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FX News Today

* German industrial production better than expected at 0.3% m/m. The unexpected expansion in August comes despite ongoing contraction in orders and a deterioration in business sentiment.

* European Outlook: European stock markets closed with broad gains, despite mounting signs that U.K. PM Johnson is positioning for a failure in Brexit talks with the EU, which shouldn’t come as a surprise, but makes the risk of a no-deal scenario ever more tangible as Johnson lays the ground for a “people-versus-parliament” election. European stock futures are moving higher in tandem with U.S. futures after a positive session in Asia.

* World Bank warns Brexit, European recession will hit world growth; The head of the World Bank warned global growth could come in lower than the 2.6% predicted in June amid “Brexit, Europe’s recession and trade uncertainty”.

Charts of the Day

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Technician’s Corner

* EURUSD traded sideways through the NY morning session, ranging between 1.0982 and near two-week highs of 1.1000, in the Asian session the pair fell back to 1.0966. The Dollar overall appears to be showing signs of peaking, with incoming U.S. data last week showing significant indications of economic slowing. Europe has its own growth issues as well of course, though with markets pricing in another Fed rate cut at the end of October, EURUSD may have some room to run to the upside in the coming sessions.

* USDJPY topped at 107.07 in US session following comments from White House advisor Kudlow, who said that a US-China deal was possible and negotiators could make progress this week, and Washington is open to looking at China’s proposals. The comments came after China over the weekend indicated it is not open to a broad scale trade agreement. USD strength continued overnight with the pair touching 107.44.

Main Macro Events Today

* Producer Price Index (USD, GMT 12:30) – The Headline PPI is expected to drop at -0.2% for September, with a 0.2% rise in the core index. As expected readings would result in a y/y gain of 1.5% for headline PPI, versus a 1.8% pace of August. We see y/y headline readings in a 1.0%-2.3% range over coming months, while core prices should oscillate in a 2.0%-2.5% range.

Support and Resistance levels

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