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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.

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 05:04 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

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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 06:04 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 06:04 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 06:03 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 05:51 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 07:57 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 05:39 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 09:45 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 09:23 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 15, 2022 02:55 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 02:53 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 05:58 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 06:08 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.

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 11:30 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 15, 2021 04:57 AM
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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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December 1, 2021 03:16 AM