US FX Handover – 17 April 2019

See a summary of the top FX themes and trends from today's US session!

  • Trump says he has a “good feeling” on US-China trade talks as the WSJ reports negotiators are aiming for a signing ceremony in late May or early June.
  • Headline Canadian CPI data came in roughly as expected, though the “core” figures were hotter than anticipated, boosting the loonie.
  • The New Zealand dollar was the weakest major currency on the day after a weak NZ CPI report, though AUD/NZD is now testing a key resistance level ahead of the AU jobs report.
  • The euro was the strongest major currency in otherwise quiet trading ahead of the Easter holiday.

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