USD/CAD: Demand for Safety Buoys Greenback After Sour Euro Data

Demand for safe investments like the US dollar look to trump risk assets such as the Canadian dollar today after a string of woeful economic data from Japan to the European bloc. Trade sentiment turns lower as uncertainty flourished across the markets from earlier releases…

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AUD/JPY: Aussie Rises on Chinese Data; Yen Falls as Economy Contracts in Q3

In the previous Asian trading exchanges, the Australian dollar advanced versus the Japanese yen on returning risk appetite amidst signs that the Chinese economy is improving. Meanwhile, the

Economics Weekly By Lloyds TSB

Data released by the ONS last week showed that UK Q3 GDP growth was revised up from a drop of 0.4% in the first estimate to -0.3% in

Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

Each year, in the August Inflation Report, the Bank of England reviews the accuracy of the inflation forecasts made by the UK Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). Assessing the

Economic Weekly by Lloyds TSB

Budget 2009 provides the highlight of a busy week in the UK, with the preliminary estimate of Q1 2009 GDP, the latest inflation and unemployment figures and the