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12:50
April 18, 2019
GBP/USD loses 1.3000 and critical uptrend support on upbeat US retail sales
GBP/USD is trading below the round number of 1.3000 in reaction to the upbeat US retail sales. Headline sales rose by 1.6% in March, core sales by 1.2%, and the control group by 1%. The increase in the control group, known as the "core of the core" is somewhat more moderate when considering the downward
12:50
April 18, 2019
EUR/USD weakens farther below mid-1.1200s, fresh 1-week lows post-US retail sales
   •  The shared currency continues to be weighed down by today’s sluggish Euro-zone PMIs.    •  The USD gets an additional boost after stronger than expected US monthly retail sales. The EUR/USD pair maintained its heavily offered tone through the early North-American session and dropped to fresh one-week lows, further below mid-1.1200s post-US macro
12:50
April 18, 2019
US: Initial weekly jobless claims decreased by 5,000 to 192,000
"In the week ending April 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 192,000, a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week's revised level," the U.S. Department of Labor announced on Thursday. Key takeaways from the press release This is the lowest level for initial claims since September 6, 1969 when it was
12:50
April 18, 2019
US: Philly Fed Manufacturing Index drops to 8.5 in April vs 10.4 expected
"The index for current manufacturing activity in the region decreased from a reading of 13.7 in March to 8.5 this month," the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said in its latest Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. Key takeaways from the press release The new orders index increased 14 points to 15.7 this month. The current inventory
12:50
April 18, 2019
Canada: Employment increased by 13,200 jobs in March – ADP
"Employment in Canada increased by 13,200 jobs from February to March according to the March ADP Canada National Employment Report," the ADP said in its press release. Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute: “We saw modest gains in the month of March. Leading job growth was manufacturing, which posted the strongest
12:40
April 18, 2019
United States Retail Sales Control Group came in at 1%, above expectations (0.4%) in March
12:40
April 18, 2019
United States Continuing Jobless Claims registered at 1.653M, below expectations (1.72M) in April 5
12:40
April 18, 2019
Canada Retail Sales ex Autos (MoM) registered at 0.6% above expectations (0.2%) in February
12:40
April 18, 2019
United States Retail Sales (MoM) above forecasts (0.9%) in March: Actual (1.6%)
12:40
April 18, 2019
Canada: Retail sales rebound in March, increases 0.8% following February’s 0.4% decline
"Following three consecutive monthly declines, retail sales rose 0.8% in February to $50.6 billion," Statistics Canada reported on Thursday. Key takeaways from the press release Sales were up in 5 of 11 subsectors, representing 73% of retail trade. Higher sales at general merchandise stores and motor vehicle and parts dealers were the main contributors to