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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 12:04 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 12:04 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 12:03 AM

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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 11:51 AM
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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 01:57 PM
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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 03:45 AM

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 14, 2022 09:55 PM
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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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February 28, 2022 08:53 PM
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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 11:58 AM

GBP strengthens as UK economy rises above pre-pandemic levels

The UK economy finally recouped losses from the pandemic in November. An Omicron hit in December shouldn't stop the BoE from hiking rates in February.

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January 14, 2022 05:30 AM
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Antipodean data crushes expectations: What next for AUDUSD and NZDUSD?

Today's Antipodean data doubleheader has smashed expectations in an encore to this morning's FOMC meeting.

NZ Q3 GDP preview and what comes next for NZDUSD

Tomorrow's release of Q3 New Zealand GDP at 8.45 am (Sydney time) provides a steppingstone for traders looking to transition from the highly anticipated FOMC meeting into a busy Asian session.

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December 14, 2021 10:57 PM
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AU Q3 GDP beat boosts the AUDUSD

Australian Q3 GDP fell by -1.9%, significantly beating market expectations for a -2.7% fall. The fall is the first quarter of negative growth since the 6.8% fall recorded in the June Quarter of 2020 and means the Australian economy is once again smaller than where it was pre the onset of the pandemic.

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November 30, 2021 09:16 PM
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Q3 GDP much worse than Q2. But will it continue?

The Advanced look at Q3 GDP for the US was only 2% vs 6.7% in Q2

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October 28, 2021 12:13 PM
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Q2 GDP much worse than expected, but is it really that bad for traders?

Although GDP is a great economic data point for headlines, it isn’t a great “trading” number

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July 29, 2021 07:24 AM

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NFP miss boosts the case for further upside in gold

Following the large beat by the ADP employment report last Thursday night, Fridays Non-Farm Payrolls data was rapidly elevated to the status of the most important economic number since the pandemic due to its ability to provide a more concrete timetable for tapering.

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June 6, 2021 07:33 PM

European Open: GBP Steady ahead of GDP, USD Rises into CPI

The pound is holding onto gains ahead of UK’s data dump at 7:00 BST, whilst the dollar corrects higher ahead of today’s inflation report.

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Q1 GDP Surges, but that’s old news. Where to now?

Never underestimated the power of the American consumer.

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April 29, 2021 07:57 AM
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Big data dump from UK ahead

Friday's data may give us a clue as to what the BOE was thinking when they first mentioned negative rates

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February 11, 2021 11:22 AM
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Yen Strengthens After Japan's Record GDP Shrinkage

Japan's economy shrank by the most on record in 2Q, with GDP plunging at an annualized rate of 27.8% on quarter...

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August 17, 2020 12:19 AM