Search

Client support: Phone: (+357) 22314160

FX & CFD trading involves significant risk

News

Show news:


08.10.2014 15:32

Foreign exchange market. American session: the Canadian dollar traded lower despite the solid Canadian housing starts

The U.S. dollar traded mixed against the most major currencies ahead the release of the minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting. Investors are awaiting new signs for the direction of the U.S. monetary policy.

Yesterday's International Monetary Fund's economic growth cut still weighed on markets.

The euro traded slightly higher against the U.S. dollar in the absence of any major economic reports from the Eurozone.

The British pound traded mixed against the U.S. dollar. U.K. Halifax house prices increased 0.6% in September, exceeding expectations for a 0.2% rise, after a flat reading in August. August's figure was revised down from a 0.1% increase.

On a yearly basis, U.K. Halifax house prices rose 9.6% in September, after a 9.7% gain in August.

The Swiss franc traded slightly higher against the U.S. dollar. Switzerland's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.2% in September, in line with expectations.

The Canadian dollar traded lower despite the solid Canadian housing starts. Housing starts in Canada increased to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 197,343 units in September from 196,283 units in August. August's figure was revised up from 192,368 units. Analysts had expected an increase to 195,000 units.

The increase was driven by multiple unit homes including condominiums.

The New Zealand dollar traded mixed against the U.S. dollar in the absence of any major economic reports from New Zealand.

The Australian dollar fell against the U.S. dollar. In the overnight trading session, the Aussie declined against the greenback as the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported problems with its July and August employment data. The Australian Bureau of Statistics will revise its July and August jobs data.

The Japanese yen traded slightly lower against the U.S. dollar. Japan's economy watchers' current conditions index remained unchanged at 47.4 in September, missing expectations for an increase to 48.2.

Japan's economy watchers' future conditions index dropped to 48.7 in September from 50.4 in August.

Japan's current account surplus rose to 130.8 billion yen in August from 99.3 billion yen in July, missing expectations for a rise to 190 billion yen.

Market Focus

  • The Bank of Japan decided by a 7-2 majority vote to hold the interest rate at -0.10%
  • Earnings Season in U.S.: Major Reports of the Week
  • U.S. commercial crude oil inventories decreased by 4.7 million barrels from the previous week
  • Australian unemployment rate stable at 5.6% in June
July 2017
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
1
2
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Quotes

All posted material is a marketing communication solely for informational purposes and reliance on this may lead to loss. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Please read our full disclaimer.

To maximize our visitors browsing experience TeleTrade uses cookies in our web services. By continuing to browse this site you agree to our use of cookies. If you disagree, you may change your browser settings at any time. Read more

  • © 2011-2017 TeleTrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd

    TeleTrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd is registered as a Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF) under registration number HE272810 and licensed by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) under license number 158/11.

    The company operates in accordance with Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

  • The information on this website is for informational purposes only. All the services and information provided have been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable. TeleTrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd ("TeleTrade") and/or any third-party information providers provide the services and information without warranty of any kind. By using this information and services you agree that under no circumstances shall TeleTrade have any liability to any person or entity for any loss or damage in whole or part caused by reliance on such information and services.

  • TeleTrade cooperates with SafeCharge Limited, which is an electronic money institution authorized and regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus and is a principal member of MasterCard Europe and Visa Europe. We also cooperate with Moneybookers and Neteller, which offer electronic e-wallet services authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Please read our full Terms of Use.

  • To maximize our visitors browsing experience TeleTrade uses cookies in our web services. By continuing to browse this site you agree to our use of cookies. If you disagree, you may change your browser settings at any time. Read more

    TeleTrade-DJ International Consulting Ltd currently does not provide its services to residents or nationals of the USA, and also doesn't provide retail Forex and CFD accounts to residents or nationals of Belgium.

Connect with Us
Share on
social networks
Online
consultant
Request a callback
Top Page