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US data dump provides little new info for the Fed

Although Durable Goods was stronger than expected, there is little to take from the other data points, as it was from so long ago.

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January 26, 2023 04:48 PM
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Stronger US data maintains goldilocks scenario for risk assets

As well as GDP, there were positive surprises in Jobless claims and durable goods orders

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January 26, 2023 02:20 PM
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Markets steady ahead of GDP, earnings and CB meetings

There are still a few important macro pointers that investors will be watching this week ahead of a very busy next week

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January 26, 2023 12:41 PM

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How GDP affects forex trading

GDP releases are crucial events on the forex trading calendar, measuring the percentage change in the economic output of a country. New GDP rates are highly anticipated by forex traders because of what they mean for the country’s economy and what policies central banks and government may enact in response.

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Australia’s GDP disappoints, savings ratio heads lower

Whilst Australia’s Q3 GDP was expected to soften relative to Q2, it came in softer than expected. And whilst household spending remains apparent, it is to the detriment to savings.

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December 7, 2022 01:36 AM

Canadian Q3 GDP surprises to upside but the Canadian Dollar moves lower

USD/CAD made a large move higher today, though it doesn’t seem like it was based on fundamentals.

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November 29, 2022 04:04 PM
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FTSE falls as optimism fades

UK investors more worried about a deteriorating global economy, than are hopeful about the US and other central banks easing rate hikes

Q3 GDP shows the US is out of a technical recession, does it matter?

Today’s US data did little to help traders change their minds regarding the possibility of a 75bps hike at next week’s FOMC meeting.

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October 27, 2022 05:04 PM

Q3 GDP shows the US is out of a technical recession, does it matter?

Today’s US data did little to help traders change their minds regarding the possibility of a 75bps hike at next week’s FOMC meeting.

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October 27, 2022 05:04 PM
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Antipodean double header data review - NZ GDP and AU jobs

With some calm restored to Wall Street overnight, attention today tuned to the release of Q2 NZ GDP and the Australian August labour force report for August.

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September 15, 2022 05:03 AM
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ASX200 Afternoon Report September 7th 2022

The ASX200 trades 100 points lower at 6727 at 3.05pm

Q2 GDP revised higher, but so is the Price Index; DXY

The higher revision to the Price Index continues to shed light on the fact that Fed underestimated inflation over the course of the last year.

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August 25, 2022 04:51 PM
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US Advanced GDP for Q2 is negative; Is the US in a recession?

The textbook definition of a recession is 2 quarters of negative growth. However, many economists don’t abide by that rule.

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July 28, 2022 06:57 PM
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S&P500 "easy money" gone - what happens next?

A quiet start to the new trading week as U.S stock markets closed mixed ahead of this week's FOMC and Q2 GDP data and earnings reports from U.S Mega Tech companies.

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July 26, 2022 04:39 AM
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AU Q1 2022 GDP beats forecasts and frames further gains for AUDNZD

As the release of the final partials yesterday warned, Australian Q1 2022 Australian GDP has beaten expectations, rising by a solid 0.8% QoQ and 3.3% YoY, despite the impact of Omicron and the devastating rains and floods that hit the East Coast.

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AU Q1 2022 GDP preview and what comes next for the AUDUSD

Just one week before the highly anticipated June RBA Board meeting, Australian Q1 2022 GDP is set to drop this Wednesday.

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May 30, 2022 08:45 AM
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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, CAC

GBP/USD falls as stagflation fears rise. CAC rallies after the first round of the French elections.

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April 11, 2022 08:23 AM

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NZ Q4 GDP and what comes next for AUDNZD?

As is often the case, Thursdays New Zealand's quarterly GDP release follows hot on the heels of the FOMC meeting and a few hours before Australia's monthly jobs data, likely making for a volatile session in Asia.

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March 15, 2022 01:55 AM
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Australian growth rebounded in Q4

Hopes that growth in Australia would rebound in Q1 were easily met, with GDP rising 3.4% q/q compared to 3.0% expected.

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AUDUSD resilience continues ahead of AU Q4 GDP

An appetite for FX safe havens overnight led to JPY and CHF outperformance. Despite being a risky currency, the AUDUSD wasn’t far behind, finishing 0.5% higher at .7265.

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March 1, 2022 01:53 AM
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US Q4 Advanced GDP beats; Inflation components higher

One important piece of information to look at in the GDP data is the inflation component, which is called the Price Index or the Deflator.

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January 27, 2022 04:58 PM
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European Open: China’s GDP not as soft as expected

China’s growth data may not have been as good as it was, yet neither was it as bad as feared.

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January 17, 2022 05:08 AM
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Asian Open: China’s GDP in focus today

The consensus view is for growth to have slowed in China’s GDP report today, leaving some to speculate that more stimulus could follow.