Barclays ‘trade of the week’ – they like USD/CAD

Trade for the week ahead: Long USDCAD through options We continue to envision a tactical USD retracement as the prospects of a December Fed hike get better priced by markets.

Trade for the week ahead: Long USDCAD through options We continue to envision a tactical USD retracement as the prospects of a December Fed hike get better priced by markets.

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Trade ideas thread – Monday 25 September 2017

New FX week – welcome aboard! – Charts – Technical analysis – Untechnical analysis (is that a thing?) – Trade ideas – Thoughts & views – What have I missed? To share and discuss with fellow ForexLive traders, please do so:

New FX week – welcome aboard! – Charts – Technical analysis – Untechnical analysis (is that a thing?) – Trade ideas – Thoughts & views – What have I missed? To share and discuss with fellow ForexLive traders, please do so:

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The best FX trade last week had a commodity-currency flair

NZD/CAD was the top performer The New Zealand dollar was the top performer in G10 FX last week while the Canadian dollar lagged. More generally, the US dollar was strong after the Federal Reserve dots kept a December hike very-much in play. The Canadian dollar losses were at least partly because of soft CPI and retail sales

NZD/CAD was the top performer The New Zealand dollar was the top performer in G10 FX last week while the Canadian dollar lagged. More generally, the US dollar was strong after the Federal Reserve dots kept a December hike very-much in play. The Canadian dollar losses were at least partly because of soft CPI and retail sales

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Spain Trade Deficit Widens In July

Spain Trade Deficit Widens In July Spain's foreign trade deficit increased notably in July from a year ago, as imports grew much faster than exports, preliminary figures from the Economy Ministry showed Friday.
The trade deficit rose to EUR 2.1 billion in July from EUR 0.56 billion in the corresponding month last year.
Exports climbed 3.9 percent year-over-year in July and imports surged by 10.8 percent.
During the first seven months of the year, total trade deficit of the country was EUR 13.2 billion versus EUR 8.4 billion shortfall in the same period of 2016. Both exports and imports grew by 9.1 percent and 11.7 percent, respectively.

Spain Trade Deficit Widens In July

spain trade deficit widens in july

Spain's foreign trade deficit increased notably in July from a year ago, as imports grew much faster than exports, preliminary figures from the Economy Ministry showed Friday.

The trade deficit rose to EUR 2.1 billion in July from EUR 0.56 billion in the corresponding month last year.

Exports climbed 3.9 percent year-over-year in July and imports surged by 10.8 percent.

During the first seven months of the year, total trade deficit of the country was EUR 13.2 billion versus EUR 8.4 billion shortfall in the same period of 2016. Both exports and imports grew by 9.1 percent and 11.7 percent, respectively.

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Trade ideas thread – Friday 22 September 2017

A reminder again, it's a Japanese holiday today ($1 Slurpee Day or something … 112.51 yen Slurpee Day for the pedants) Any charts, technical analysis, trade ideas, thoughts, views, you'd like to share & discuss:

A reminder again, it's a Japanese holiday today ($1 Slurpee Day or something … 112.51 yen Slurpee Day for the pedants) Any charts, technical analysis, trade ideas, thoughts, views, you'd like to share & discuss:

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Swiss Trade Surplus Shrinks In August

Swiss Trade Surplus Shrinks In August Switzerland's foreign trade surplus decreased in August, as imports grew faster than exports, figures from the Federal Customs Administration showed Thursday.
The trade surplus shrank to CHF 2.2 billion in August from CHF 3.5 billion in July.
In real terms, both exports and imports rose by a seasonally adjusted 2.8 percent and 3.0 percent, respectively in August from a month ago.
On a yearly basis, exports grew a working-day-adjusted 6.1 percent in August and imports climbed by 6.5 percent.
A report released by the Federation of Swiss Watch Industry showed that watch exports advanced 4.2 percent year-over-year to CHF 1.4 billion in August.

Swiss Trade Surplus Shrinks In August

swiss trade surplus shrinks in august

Switzerland's foreign trade surplus decreased in August, as imports grew faster than exports, figures from the Federal Customs Administration showed Thursday.

The trade surplus shrank to CHF 2.2 billion in August from CHF 3.5 billion in July.

In real terms, both exports and imports rose by a seasonally adjusted 2.8 percent and 3.0 percent, respectively in August from a month ago.

On a yearly basis, exports grew a working-day-adjusted 6.1 percent in August and imports climbed by 6.5 percent.

A report released by the Federation of Swiss Watch Industry showed that watch exports advanced 4.2 percent year-over-year to CHF 1.4 billion in August.

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Franc Falls Ahead Of Swiss Trade Data

Franc Falls Ahead Of Swiss Trade Data The Federal Customs Administration is scheduled to release Swiss trade data for August in the pre-European session on Thursday at 2:00 am ET. The surplus totaled CHF 3.51 billion in July.
Ahead of the data, the Swiss franc fell against its major rivals.
As of 1:55 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.1546 against the euro, 1.3104 against the pound, 0.9715 against the U.S. dollar and 115.71 against the yen.

Franc Falls Ahead Of Swiss Trade Data

franc falls ahead of swiss trade data

The Federal Customs Administration is scheduled to release Swiss trade data for August in the pre-European session on Thursday at 2:00 am ET. The surplus totaled CHF 3.51 billion in July.

Ahead of the data, the Swiss franc fell against its major rivals.

As of 1:55 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.1546 against the euro, 1.3104 against the pound, 0.9715 against the U.S. dollar and 115.71 against the yen.

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