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Currency Report 28 July

By • Jul 29th, 2008 • Category: Currency

The Coracle Currency podcast for 28th July 2008 in association with Crossbar fx

Key market data for July 21st to July 25th:

USD vs Mon opening Fri closing Trend

EUR/USD 1.5868 1.5799 Stronger $
USD/CHF 1.0212 1.0391 Stronger $
USD/JPY 106.62 107.86 Stronger $
Gold 962.70 923.40 Down 4.08%
Oil 128.98 123.64 Down 4.14%

GBP vs Mon opening Fri closing Trend

GBP/USD 1.9915 1.9871 Weaker £
GBP/EUR 1.2546 1.2671 Stronger £
GBP/CHF 2.0336 2.0648 Stronger £
GBP/JPY 212.31 214.33 Stronger £

Current Interest Rates Latest Change Next Meeting

US Federal Reserve (FED) 2.00% 30 Apr 08 5 Aug 08
European Central Bank (ECB) 4.25% 3 Jul 08 7 Aug 08
Bank of England (BoE) 5.00% 10 Apr 08 7 Aug 08

Listed below are some of the economic data announcements which may influence exchange rates:

Tues 29th July:
US – CB Consumer Confidence

Wed 30th July:
EMU – Consumer and Economic Confidence

Thurs 31st July:
UK – Gfk Consumer Confidence
EMU – CPI (estimate)
US – Initial Jobless Claims and GDP (estimate)

Friday 01st August
UK and EMU – PMI Manufacturing
US – Unemployment, Change in Non-Farm Payrolls and ISM Manufacturing.

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