Economic calendar due from Asia today – Monday 05 April 2021

Good morning/afternoon/evening and welcome to Monday!  Its a market holiday in New Zealand and Australia today and across most of Europe and the UK  which will thin trading out. Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and China are in. I’ll be popping in from time to time before back to normal on Tuesday. On the data calendar […]

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Economic calendar due from Asia today, Friday 2 April 2021, is nearly empty

Its a holiday across much of Asia, including for me! So, I won’t be around too much but will pop in from time to time. 2350 GMT will bring data from Japan, March monetary base. Via Investopedia: The monetary base is the total amount of a currency that is either in general circulation in the […]

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ADP employment and GDP coming up on the North American calendar

It’s month end It’s the final day of September and that gets us one day closer to the end of this wretched year. The mess in the debate last night and Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power aren’t helping the risk tone but generally markets have taken it in stride. Aside […]

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Precious Metals & Energy – Weekly Review and Calendar Ahead

© Reuters. By Barani Krishnan  Investing.com – U.S. crude prices breached $ 41 per barrel the first time in 3-½ months, but the bigger story in commodities this week was in precious metals as gold finally shattered the long impenetrable $ 1,900 ceiling while silver made 7-year highs above $ 23.  Bringing gold bugs’ nine-year […]

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Economic Calendar – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

© Reuters. By Noreen Burke Investing.com – This week market watchers will be looking at economic data releases for early indications of the scale of the impact from the coronavirus pandemic, but the main focus will continue to be on the response from governments and central banks who are ramping up stimulus measures amid market […]

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Energy & Precious Metals – Weekly Review and Calendar Ahead

© Reuters. By Barani Krishnan Investing.com – Even for the Bond movie villain it’s been made out to be, Russia’s role in the disintegration of OPEC+ seemed surreal.  Forty-eight hours after its hold-out of support for deeper production cuts that could have mitigated more of the oil demand lost to the coronavirus crisis – and […]

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