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Currency Report 4 Aug

By • Aug 4th, 2008 • Category: Currency

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

Key market data for July 28th to Aug 1st:

USD vs Mon opening Fri closing Trend

EUR/USD 1.5716 1.5563 Stronger $
USD/CHF 1.0360 1.0481 Stronger $
USD/JPY 107.72 107.58 Weaker $
Gold 929.00 909.40 Down 2.1%
Oil 124.34 124.16 Down 0.14%

GBP vs Mon opening Fri closing Trend

GBP/USD 1.9858 1.9734 Weaker £
GBP/EUR 1.2632 1.2676 Stronger £
GBP/CHF 2.0574 2.0682 Stronger £
GBP/JPY 213.91 212.29 Weaker £

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:

EMU – PPI
US- Factory Orders

EMU – PMI Services and Retail Sales
UK- Industrial and Manufacturing Production and Retail Sales
US- FOMC announce Interest Rate decision

UK – BOE announce Interest Rate Decision
EMU – ECB announce Interest Rate Decision
US – Initial Jobless Claims

US – Non-Farm Productivity

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