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US stocks fall, DJIA and S&P cling to minor monthly gains

US stocks closed lower on Friday as disappointing economic data, corporate earnings and a setback in oil prices weighed down.

The Dow lost 57.12 points, or 0.32%, to 17,773.64. The S&P 500 dropped 10.50 points, or 0.51%, to 2,065.31. The Nasdaq Composite fell 29.93 point...

23:46 29 April /2016 Forex

Mexico Fiscal Balance, pesos climbed from previous -21.93B to 8.53B in March

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22:46 29 April /2016 Forex

Oil retreats from 2016 highs but posts 20% monthly gain

Oil futures pulled back from fresh yearly highs during the American session and settled slightly lower on Friday after a survey showed that OPEC production in April reached near-record highs. Nevertheless, WTI recorded a nearly 20% gain for the month.

West Texas Intermediate c...

22:46 29 April /2016 Forex

USD to weaken further vs EM currencies - Danske

According to analysts from Danske Bank the US dollar will weaken further against emerging market currencies.

Key Quotes:

œWe believe that the USD will weaken further articularly versus EM currencies but short term also versus the JPY. Near-term, it is difficu...

22:23 29 April /2016 Forex

EUR/USD divergence trade is dead - Commerzbank

The June rate step by the Fed has become much less likely, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) is leaving its monetary policy unchanged and the ECB first has to wait and see what its latest announced measures achieve before taking further action, according to Ulrich Leuchtmann, analyst a...

22:23 29 April /2016 Forex

US: Key events for next week - Lloyds Bank

Analysts from Lloyds Bank take a look into next week key events in the US that include the release of the employment report.

Key Quotes:

œA bounteous slew of US Fed speakers may provide a bit more colour on Wednesday™s policy statement, which markets interpreted a...

22:00 29 April /2016 Forex

AUD/NZD drops to lowest in 8 weeks

The kiwi is trading practically flat against the US dollar but versus the aussie it reached the highest level since early March. AUD/NZD dropped below 1.0900 and fell to 1.0880.

The pair was about to end th...

21:46 29 April /2016 Forex

Colombia National Jobless Rate increased to 10.1% in March from previous 10%

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20:23 29 April /2016 Forex

RBA Preview: No rate cut but shift to dovish bias - ING

According to analysts from ING, despite low inflation numbers from Australia, the Reserve Bank Australia (RBA) will keep rates unchanged but they expect a dovish shift in policy bias.

Key Quotes:

œWith labour costs subdued and the global inflation bac...

20:23 29 April /2016 Forex

USD/CAD bounces from fresh 9-month lows

USD/CAD bounced from fresh 2016 lows and reversed intraday losses as the loonie weakened in tandem with oil prices, with WTI moving away from recent highs near $47.00 a barrel.

Despite broad USD weakness, USD/CA...

20:23 29 April /2016 Forex

US: Income not followed by spending - Wells Fargo

Analysts from Wells Fargo, noted that personal income continues to grow but warned that inflation put a further damp on an already weak personal spending number and that personal spending is not following the rise in income.

Key Quotes:

œPersonal income inc...

20:23 29 April /2016 Forex

S&P affirms UK at AAA, keeps negative outlook on Brexit uncertainty

Standard & Poor™s rating agency affirmed UK at AAA, but kept a negative outlook. The agency said that a Brexit would likely lead to UK losing the top-notch rating.

19:46 29 April /2016 Forex

USD/JPY unstoppable hits fresh 18-month lows

The yen gained momentum across the board and pushed USD/JPY below 106.89 (previous low) and dropped to 106.61, hitting the lowest level since October 2014. The pair remains near the lows, holding bearish momentum ...

19:23 29 April /2016 Forex

GBP/USD revisits February highs and retreats

GBP/USD rose to the 1.4670 area during the New York session but lacked momentum to overcome the resistance area which had capped the upside back in February.

GBP/USD made a marginal new high at 1.4669 amid...

19:23 29 April /2016 Forex

EUR/GBP having best day in three weeks

After four days moving with limited price action, EUR/GBP broke to the upside and rallied to 0.7837, reaching the strongest level in a week.

The pair strengthened during the American session after brea...

18:23 29 April /2016 Forex

UK: Fear moves from Brexit to the economy - Danske

According to analysts from Danske Bank, fears about the exit of the United Kingdom of the European Union eased during the last days, but uncertainties hit the economy.

Key Quotes:

œThe first estimate of Q1 GDP growth showed that growth slowed to 0.4% q/q. ...

18:23 29 April /2016 Forex

Eurozone: Data supports ECB patient stance but low inflation is a concern - Danske

According to Pernille Bomholdt Henneberg, Senior Analyst at Danske Bank, today™s Eurozone data (stronger growth, lower-than-expected inflation) supports European Central Bank patient stance but low inflation is a concern.

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17:23 29 April /2016 Forex

EUR/USD eyeing highest weekly close since May 2015

The EUR/USD pair added some more weight above 1.1400 handle, rising to session high of 1.1446 on disappointing US economic data.

According to the data released by Commerce Department, US core personal...

17:23 29 April /2016 Forex

USD/JPY regains 107.00 but hovers near 18-month lows

USD/JPY extended weakness on Friday and broke below April lows to set a fresh 18-month trough as investors continue to assess BoJ and Fed decisions.

USD/JPY fell below the 107 mark and scored its lo...

17:00 29 April /2016 Forex