American mortgage applications tacked on for the first time for five weeks because most home borrowing costs kept to their lowest value for 10 months…
Important news for oil traders
The meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will take place on June 22. During this day, there will be important announcements from the world’s top oil producers.
The main question is whether the largest exporters decide to stick to output cuts or choose to increase production.
• If OPEC decides to increase output, oil prices will go down.
• If OPEC maintains limitations on output, oil prices will go up.
The dynamics of oil prices has a direct impact on the currency market. Commodity currencies like CAD, AUD, NZD will be the most sensitive to the news. And remember that you can trade WTI and Brent oil with FBS as well.
The releases of employment change and the unemployment rate for Australia are expected on February 21, at 2:30 MT time.
The release of the Federal open market committee (FOMC) meeting minutes is scheduled on February 20, at 21.00 MT time.
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…