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Fitch upgrades Ireland to 'A+'; outlook stable - Reuters

Fitch Ratings recently announced that it upgraded Ireland's sovereign rating to A+.Key highlights (via Reuters)

00:23 16 December /2017 Forex

Fitch upgrades Portugal to 'BBB'; outlook stable - Reuters

Fitch Ratings recently announced that it upgraded Portugal's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) to 'BBB' from 'BB+'.Key highlights (via Reuters)

00:23 16 December /2017 Forex

Wall Street surges to recrond highs as tax bill approaches the finish line Eren Sengezer

After starting the day on a positive note, major equity indexes extended their gains on Friday and reached new record peaks, efficiently recovering yesterday's losses.Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, who said wouldn't vote yes on the tax bill unless the child tax credit was expanded, announced that he was going to support the bill following today's revisions. Representative Kevin Brady, chairman of t...

23:46 15 December /2017 Forex

USD/MXN: Peso consolidates near 1-month lows despite Banxico rate hike Matías Salord

The USD/MXN pair is rising modestly on Friday and is about to post the highest weekly close since late October. It opened the week under 19.00 and peaked at 19.22. After the decision of the Bank of Mexico dropped momentarily to 19.00 and a few hours later was back above 19.10. As of writing, it was trading at 19.12. Today the new governor of the Mexican central b...

23:46 15 December /2017 Forex

Canada: Economic growth remains intact - Wells Fargo Matías Salord

Analysts from Wells Fargo, look for the Canadian dollar to gain renewed strength and see further gains over time. Key Quotes: “Third quarter growth has slowed compared to the robust rates seen in the first half of the year. However, fundamentals suggest continued strength in the Canadian economy, with domestic demand remaining elevated, business activity continuing to improve and ...

23:46 15 December /2017 Forex

Crypto Today: XBT rises above $18K, ripple enters consolidation phase

Following a corrective slide that lasted three days, bitcoin gathered strength on Friday, pushing the BTC/USD pair to a fresh all-time high at $18,130 and lifting the XBT (CBOE Bitcoin Futures) back above the $18K handle. According to the latest available data on coinmarketcap.com, the BTC/USD pair was trading at $17,858.60, adding 7.71% on the day and more than 80% in December, while XBT was up 7...

23:23 15 December /2017 Forex

US: PCE and Capex orders - Danske Bank

According to analysts from Danske Bank, next week, the most important inflation measure in the US is likely to show slightly higher inflation.Key Quotes: “In the US, the most import event next week will be the release of PCE figures for November on Friday. CPI numbers (usually a good predictor of PCE) for November were weaker than expected. Based on CPI, we estimate PCE core incre...

22:46 15 December /2017 Forex

Austrian economy to continue its current strong performance going into 2018 - ING

"Austria will have a new government next week and it seems like a good old traditional fiscal stimulus is in the making. With tax relief for children and low-income families, Christmas has come early," ING economists wrote in a recent report.Key quotes

22:46 15 December /2017 Forex

Florida GOP Sen. Rubio to support tax bill - AP

"Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio will back $1.5 trillion tax bill, strengthening chances Congress will OK bill next week," the Associated Press recently reported via their official Twitter feed.

22:46 15 December /2017 Forex

EUR/USD continues to edge lower below 1.18, turns negative on the week Eren Sengezer

The EUR/USD pair came under pressure in the early NA session on Friday and continued to erase Wednesday's FOMC-inspired gains. After breaking below the 1.18 mark, the pair refreshed its daily low at 1.1750 and was last seen trading at 1.1756, losing 0.2% on the day.Earlier in the session, Representative Kevin Brady, chairman...

22:46 15 December /2017 Forex

USD: sustained medium to long-term weakness - Wells Fargo

Analysts from Wells Fargo, predict sustained medium to long-term weakness in the US dollar, amid convergence in monetary policy. Key Quotes: "The greenback declined this year, although it has recovered somewhat in recent months. The Federal Reserve’s major currency index, a measure of the dollar on a trade-weighted basis against a basket of global currencies, is still down more th...

22:23 15 December /2017 Forex

AUD/USD consolidates week's gains near mid-0.76s Eren Sengezer

After refreshing its highest level since November 10 at 0.7694, the AUD/USD pair lost its momentum and started to retrace its gains in the NA session. As of writing the pair was trading at 0.7643, down 0.3% on the day.Aussie outperforms its rivalsDespite today's fall, the pair is looking to record its bigges...

21:46 15 December /2017 Forex

GBP/USD under pressure, tests weekly lows at 1.3300 Matías Salord

The GBP/USD pair continued to decline during the American session after the greenback gained momentum on the back of some optimism about the US tax reform that followed yesterday’s concerns. The DXY printed a fresh high at 93.88.Cable bottomed recently at 1.3303, matching Tuesday’s low. So far, it lost a hundred pips on F...

20:46 15 December /2017 Forex

Eurozone: key numbers for next week - Danske Bank

According to analysts from Danske Bank, higher wage growth is key if the European Central Bank is to realize its inflation target; therefore, euro area wage data for Q3 due out on Tuesday should be watched closely.Key Quotes: “In the euro area, the wage growth figures for Q3 are due for release on Tuesday. Wages have been increasing ...

20:23 15 December /2017 Forex

US Dollar Index extend gains, eyes 94.00

The greenback gained momentum during the American session amid a rally in equity prices in Wall Street and rising US bond yields. The moves were triggered by optimism about the Republican tax reform plan. The US Dollar Index rose from 93.50 to 93.88. It climbed above the level it had before Wednesday’s FOMC

20:00 15 December /2017 Forex

NY Fed's GDP Nowcast improves to 4.0% for Q4 of 2017

"The New York Fed Staff Nowcast stands at 4.0% for 2017:Q4 and 3.1% for 2018:Q1," the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported on Friday.

19:46 15 December /2017 Forex

US Industrial Production: Another gain in November and October revised higher - Wells Fargo

The 0.2% increase in US industrial production in November may have missed the 0.3% increase that had been expected, but it follows upward revisions to the prior month, noted analysts from Wells Fargo. Key Quotes: “Industrial production increased 0.2 percent in November which was a notch short of the 0.3 percent that had been expected. That said, it was hardly a disappointing repor...

19:23 15 December /2017 Forex

Rand gets its mojo back - Rabobank

"Rising market optimism that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will become President Zuma’s successor elevated the South African rand to the status of the best performing EM currency so far in December," Rabobank analysts note.Key quotes

19:23 15 December /2017 Forex

USD/JPY surges above mid-112s on improved sentiment Eren Sengezer

The USD/JPY broke out of its recent consolidation channel during the NA trading hours and rose to a fresh session high at 112.75. As of writing, the pair was trading at 112.73, adding 0.3% on the day.Risk appetite returns to the marketsAfter closing the previous day with losses, major 19:23 15 December /2017 Forex

Fed's Evans: Inflation is too low and has been so for quite some time Eren Sengezer

In an essay published on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's website, Charles Evans explained his rationale for his dissent at the December 2017 FOMC meeting.

18:23 15 December /2017 Forex