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Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: Bullish Breakout Continuation Hinges on US Jobs Data

March 4, 2024

Via: DailyFX

Gold prices (XAU/USD) staged a remarkable rally this past week, breaking past key technical thresholds to reach their highest point since December 2023. By Friday’s close, the precious metal had notched a substantial weekly gain of 2.33%, settling near $2,082. […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

USD/JPY Starts Week Strong; Tokyo Inflation, ISM Services, Powell & NFP in Focus

March 4, 2024

Via: DailyFX

USD/JPY climbed upwards on Monday, rising about 0.2% to 150.36, supported by increasing U.S. Treasury yields, with the U.S. 10-year bond back above 4.20% in late morning trading in New York. This week, markets are laser-focused on a series of […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Price Latest – EU Core Inflation Remains Sticky, EUR/USD Testing 1.0800 Again

March 1, 2024

Via: DailyFX

Euro Area core inflation fell for the 7th straight month, data from Eurostat showed earlier, but missed expectations of a larger fall. EU core inflation is now at the lowest level in two years. Today’s release did little to shift […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Prices Rise As PCE Data Show Inflation Decelerating As Hoped

February 29, 2024

Via: DailyFX

Gold Prices rose on Thursday following the release of a mixed bag of important economic numbers out of the United States. Perhaps the most important of these was the inflation snapshot in the Personal Consumption Expenditures series. This is known […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Online trading platform Webull is set to go public via a $7.3 billion SPAC deal

February 28, 2024

Via: CNBC

Webull is planning to go public through merging with a special purpose acquisition company in a deal that values the digital investing platform at $7.3 billion. The New York-based online brokerage will combine with SK Growth Opportunities Corporation in the […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

Oil prices ease, US crude stock build fuels demand fears

February 28, 2024

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices eased early on Thursday after a larger-than-expected build in U.S. crude stockpiles stoked worries about slow demand, while signs that U.S. interest rates could remain elevated for longer also added to pressure. Brent crude futures fell 22 cents, […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Oil eases as Fed caution, stock build outweigh OPEC+ news

February 27, 2024

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices pulled back in Asia on Wednesday as the prospect of a delay in the U.S. rate-cutting cycle and a rise in U.S. crude stocks offset a boost on Tuesday from news OPEC+ might extend its output cuts. Brent […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Three fund ideas for your stocks and shares ISA

February 26, 2024

Via: MoneyWeek

As we get into ISA season, you may be looking at ways to make use of your allowance before the cut-off on 5 April 2024. ISAs are a great way to keep your savings shielded from the taxman, especially as […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Ethereum Spot ETF – The Next Cab Off the Rank?

February 26, 2024

Via: DailyFX

A spot Ethereum ETF is the latest talk of the market, and the anticipation is building on whether – if approved – it could replicate the success of its Bitcoin counterparts. An Ethereum ETF would allow investors to invest in […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Price Latest – EUR/USD Testing 200-SDMA Resistance, EUR/GBP Slipping Into Support

February 23, 2024

Via: DailyFX

German GDP fell by 0.3% in Q4 2023 compared to the third-quarter, and by 0.4% on the same quarter a year ago, data released by the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) today confirmed. “The German economy ended 2023 in negative territory. […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Japanese Yen Latest – Exports Hit Record Levels, USD/JPY Testing 150 Again

February 21, 2024

Via: DailyFX

A weak Yen helped Japanese exports boom in January with the latest trade data showing overseas sales soaring to a record high. Exports increased by 11.9% to 7.33 trillion Yen, while imports fell by 9.6%. Today’s data revealed that the […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Mastercard to be dinged by Discover deal

February 21, 2024

Via: Payments Dive

Mastercard is likely to suffer the biggest competitive blow in the card network industry if Capital One absorbs Discover Financial Services, shifting debit and credit payment flows to its newly acquired network. The deal is still subject to regulatory approvals […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Gold (XAU/USD) Nudges Higher in Early Trade, Resistance Levels Near

February 19, 2024

Via: DailyFX

US equity and bond markets are closed for the day – US Presidents’ Day holiday – and this will weigh on market activity across a range of asset classes. Activity over the rest of the week should pick up with […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Global Payments may pare operations

February 15, 2024

Via: Payments Dive

Global Payments has attracted headlines this week over potential acquisitions it might make, but in an earnings call with analysts CEO Cameron Bready was more ready to talk about parts of the company that might be pared. In addressing “potential […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Oil prices fall on sticky inflation, bigger-than-expected US crude stock build

February 13, 2024

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade on Wednesday after a U.S. industry group reported crude stocks rose more than expected last week and as investors reined in expectations for interest rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Brent futures […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Oil prices tread water ahead of CPI data, OPEC report

February 12, 2024

Via: Investing.com

Oil prices moved little in Asian trade on Tuesday as traders turned cautious ahead of key U.S. inflation data that is expected to factor into the path of interest rates, while an OPEC monthly report was also in focus. Prices […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Tesco Bank sold to Barclays in deal worth up to £1bn

February 9, 2024

Via: Sky News

The UK’s largest retailer, which had been in discussions with other major lenders including HSBC and Lloyds over a deal, said all 2,800 staff at Tesco Bank would transfer to Barclays under the agreement over time. The sale only includes […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Oil Attempts Recovery with Key Level in Sight

February 8, 2024

Via: DailyFX

The Energy Information Agency (EIA) reported another storage drawdown in Cushing Oklahoma but the latest drop was minor. Nevertheless, it extends the run of drawdowns to 5 successive prints but has struggled to meaningfully propel oil prices higher. Drawdowns imply […]


Capital, Finance Tech

Santander goes to war over Nationwide attack on high street banks

February 8, 2024

Via: Sky News

Sky News has learnt that the Spanish-owned lender has told the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that the Nationwide television commercial – featuring the actor Dominic West as an arrogant bank boss – is misleading about its rivals’ approach to closing […]


Finance Tech, Trading

S&P 500: Why US Stocks May Not Feel the Love in February

February 7, 2024

Via: DailyFX

The quiet period after the festive Christmas period has, according to data going back to 2007, witnessed very modest returns for the S&P 500. In fact, over the same time horizon, it represents the third worst month for the index. […]