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Better than Expected German Retail Sales. Feb Flash EZ CPI Takes Easing Pressure off ECB
|Better than Expected German Retail Sales. Feb Flash EZ CPI Takes Easing Pressure off ECB|
28 February 2014 11:00 gmt
CALENDAR: CA- GDP, US- GDP, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan, Pending Homes Sales, COT Report
| EURUSD 1.3795
|| U.S. 2.67% +2bp
|| North America:Lower|
| EURJPY 140.54
|| Bund 1.60% +4bp
|| DAX: Higher|
| GBPUSD 1.6715
|| GILT 2.70% +2bp
|| FTSE: Lower|
| USDJPY 101.90
|| JGB 0.59% 0bp
|| Far East Close:Mixed|
HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA- GDP, US- GDP, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan, Pending Homes Sales
- Today has seen better than expected German Retail Sales and
stabilizing EZ CPI data. The unexpected data has given the EUR and bund yields a lift. The DAX is higher as well. For key items (actual data, selected charts, etc.) as they are released, see the FOREX FORUM.
- Comments by Fed Chair Yellen Thursday focused on the weakness of the U.S. jobs market suggesting that the extended period Fed short-term policy ease will continue. She took the unusual step of revising her earlier prepared text to cite the recent turn softer in U.S. economic data. ON the other hand, it appears the Fed tapering policy will remain in place with asset purchases likely to finish later this year.
- More U.S. Housing data are due Friday. Also U.S, and Canadian GDP figures could move markets.
- Be sure to refer daily to the Global-View Economic Calendar For key items (actual data, selected charts, etc.) as they are released, see the FOREX FORUM.
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John M. Bland, an author and a founding partner of Global-View.com, has been a corporate FX consultant for a major N.Y. bank, a forex trader for a major N.Y. institution, and an FX analyst for a blue chip Fed watching service. John has an MBA in International Finance and an A.B. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.
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