Eurozone periphery bonds jump after German CPI remains unchanged; German Q2 GDP in focus

Aug 11, 2017 09:32 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Eurozone periphery bonds jumped Friday after benchmark Germanys consumer price inflation remained unchanged for the month of July. Also, investors wait to watch the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the second...

Fed will announce decision to unwind its balance sheet at September FOMC meeting, says DBS Research

Aug 11, 2017 08:34 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks Economy

The United States Federal Reserve will declare the decision to unwind its balance sheet at the September FOMC meeting, followed by an implementation from November or December, reported DBS Group Research. While the QE...

USD/CAD to rise further to 1.30 by 3Q17 and retreat to 1.25 next year, says Scotiabank

Aug 11, 2017 06:48 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Canadian dollar (CAD) has been on a tear since the U.S. dollar topped around 1.38 in May. The run of CAD-positive news has moved the currency forcefullyand comprehensivelyhigher. Oil costs have solidified, Canadian...

New Zealand 10-year bond yields close over 6-week low, tracking U.S. Treasuries post weaker-than-expected jobless claims

Aug 11, 2017 05:56 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The New Zealand 10-year bond yields closed Fridays session at over 6-week low, tracking asimilar trend in the overnight performance of the U.S. Treasuries after economic data, highlighting the initial jobless claims as...

Australian bonds bounce back on safe-haven demand after Trump steps up warnings to N. Korea

Aug 11, 2017 04:17 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Australian bonds made a solid comeback on the last trading day of the week, tracking highs in the U.S. counterpart, after tensions re-ignited between the US and North Korea, that revamped demand for safe-haven assets....

Danish inflation rises sharply in July to highest level since December 2012, likely to rise 1.1 pct in 2017

Aug 10, 2017 23:04 pm UTC| Commentary Economy

Denmarks inflation rose sharply in July to 1.5 percent year-on-year, the highest level since December 2012. The sharp rise is partially because of seasonal effects. The sharp rise was much higher than consensus...

Norwegian July core inflation in line with Norges Bank forecast, interest rate hike likely in late 2019

Aug 10, 2017 22:20 pm UTC| Commentary Economy

Norwegian core inflation has come in line with the projection of Norges Bank. However, inflation is still much below target so the central bank is expected to stay on hold for a long period, noted Nordea Bank in a research...

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FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 23rd August 2017

Lots of economic data and events scheduled for today and all with low to medium volatility risks associated. Data released so far: Japan: Flash Nikkei manufacturing PMI improves to 52.8 in...

Japanese bonds steady in lacklustre trade, inflation data in focus

The Japanese bonds traded nearly flat Wednesday as market awaits inflation data scheduled for Thursday, August 24 at 23:30 GMT. Also, little trading activity is observed in the light of no important economic data or...

Australian bonds slump following weakness in U.S. treasuries, Jackson Hole in focus

The Australian bonds slumped Wednesday tracking weakness in the U.S. treasuries as investors digest weak economic data ahead of the Federal Reserves Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium scheduled for this Friday in...

U.K. manufacturing sector sentiment remains positive in August

The CBI Industrial Trends survey showed that confidence in the U.K. manufacturing sector continued to be positive in August, with the output index dropping slightly from its record reading of 31 percent in July to 30...

German ZEW index drops to ten-month low in August

The initial of the several economic surveys for the month of August due this week was a mixed bag. The German ZEW survey of investor analysts saw the outlook index dropped by the most in thirteen months to a ten-month low...


A major uprising in Jerusalem and beyond is just a few missteps away

The last thing the Middle East needs is a major conflagration in Israel-Palestine but a summer crisis in Jerusalem made it clear that in the right circumstances, it really could happen. The crisis began in the early...

Charlottesville, Virginia: the history of the statue at the centre of violent unrest

The violent scenes in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to the death of one woman and left many more injured began as a dispute over a statue of General Robert E. Lee, which sits in a local public park. However, the...

Charlottesville, Donald Trump, and the dark side of American populism

Charlottesville, Virginia is home to the University of Virginia, founded by Thomas Jefferson; he was a slave owner, but today stands as a symbol of the USs egalitarian ethos and political myth. But on August 12, some seven...

Is liking something on Facebook 'protected political speech'? It depends

Australians are often surprised to learn that their Constitution contains no right to free speech. Even the right to political speech, which is constitutionally implied, is increasingly complicated by new online platforms...

Why the withering nuclear power industry threatens US national security

These are tough times for nuclear power in the U.S. Power plants under construction are facing serious delays, halts and cost overruns. Utilities in South Carolina abandoned a project to complete construction of two power...


Scientists Advance 3D-Printed Living Tissue, Artificial Organ Creation

When most people think of 3D-printing, they imagine plastic or metal objects such as furniture or machine parts. However, scientists have been working on printing living tissue as well, which would allow scientists to...

Eclipse of reason: Why do people disbelieve scientists?

If youve been paying attention, you know that on Aug. 21, were in for a special cosmic treat: the Great American Eclipse of 2017. The moons shadow will track a 4,000-kilometre course across the continental United States...

Hackers Spread Malware Via DNA, Could Destroy Police Computer Networks

Scientists and engineers have been pushing the digital frontier for decades and they have just pushed the boundaries towards new territory. Encoding a malware in DNA, scientists were able to infect computers that tried to...

Scientists Discover New Type Of Brain Cells That Could Lead To Hyperintelligence

While tech revolutionaries like Elon Musk prefer to merge man with machine in order to make humans smarter, stronger, and better, others prefer a more biological approach. A team of scientists recently discovered new types...

Expert Warns Of CRISPR Causing Class Warfare

Humanity is living in an interesting age, where scientists can finally start manipulating the human genome in ways that were not possible before due to CRISPR. Many have even hypothesized that through these amazing...


AI’s Music Album Released With Song Lyrics From YouTuber

For some time now, artificial intelligence and machine learning have been the subject of intense debate and speculation as to what they are capable of. Recently, an album was released with the music created completely by...

BioShock 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Is Coming, It Costs $200

BioWare is about to give collectors who are fans of the BioShock franchise a treat come November when its BioShock 10th Anniversary Collectors Edition package arrives. Its a limited offer that comes with a BioShock: The...

Shenmue 3 Trailer Finally Released, Tempering Expectations Advised

The action RPG Shenmue franchise has had a cult following since its launch in earlier console generations. Since then, the third title has had to be crowdfunded, with expectations for the end result being high. A trailer...

HTC Vive Gets $200 Cheaper Following Similar Oculus Rift Tactic

Last month, Oculus decided to slash the price of its high-end virtual reality headset, the Rift in order to make it more appealing to mass consumers. This time, its HTCs turn to make its incredibly expensive Vive unit...

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Sold Out In All Stores

During the 2017 Gamescom event on Sunday, Microsoft finally launched pre-orders for the special edition of its upcoming super-powered console the Xbox One X called the Xbox One X Project Scorpio. The name is obviously an...
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