UK Retail Sales exceeded expectations at 1.4% vs 0.1%. In the US, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index came in at 2.0 vs forecast 1.4 and Unemployment claims were slightly lower than expectation.
US stock markets continue sideways. The Euro50 approaches resistance on the way down. Japan falls and Hong Kong rises. Not strongly risk on or off, simply quiet. WTI rises for the sixth consecutive day, heading towards resistance around 51.90.
The USD is strongly down on the week due to Fed dovishness. The Euro rises above its short-term resistance. The AUD falls to support, a breakthrough of which will be significant.
A quiet calendar today with Canadian Core CPI and Core Retail Sales later this afternoon.
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