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Coracle Currency Podcast 14 Apr

By • Apr 14th, 2008 • Category: Currency

The Coracle Currency podcast for 14th Apr 2008 in association with Crossbar fx (www.crossbarfx.com)

Key market data for Apr 7th to Apr 11th:

USD vs Mon opening Fri closing Trend

EUR/USD 1.5655 1.5822 Weaker $
USD/CHF 1.0152 1.0001 Weaker $
USD/JPY 102.60 100.99 Weaker $
Gold 912.20 924.80 Up 1.4%
Oil 102.30 107.24 Up 4.8%

GBP vs Mon opening Fri closing Trend

GBP/USD 1.9847 1.9719 Weaker £
GBP/EUR 1.2673 1.2460 Weaker £
GBP/CHF 2.0145 1.9723 Weaker £
GBP/JPY 203.64 199.15 Weaker £

Current Interest Rates Latest Change Next Meeting

US Federal Reserve (FED) 2.25% 18 Mar 08 30 Apr 08
European Central Bank (ECB) 4.00% 6 Jun 07 8 May 08
Bank of England (BoE) 5.00% 10 Apr 08 8 May 08

Here are some of the events / announcements out this week which may influence the markets.

Tues 15th April

UK – CPI: 2.6% expected
US – PPI

Weds 16th April

EMU – CPI
US – CPI, Housing stats, industrial production

Thurs 17th April

EMU – Trade balance
US – Jobless claims