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No foreign exchange trader can ignore the importance of news to foreign exchange markets volatility. Geopolitical developments, peace or conflict situations, financial and economic data releases such as macroeconomic figures, and natural disasters all can have a significant impact on forex markets. The highly dynamic, foreign exchange markets need to keep tracking news developments.

Pay close attention to the timing and importance of this news impact, or you will find that this news is already " yesterday news."

03 August, 2021

The dollar eased slightly on Monday as markets assessed how tightly to embrace risk following dovish statements from Federal Reserve policy makers last week and mixed economic data. By NEW YORK, Aug 2 (Reuters) - The dollar eased slightly on Monday as markets assessed how tightly to embrace risk following dovish statements from Federal Reserve policy makers last week and mixed economic data.
The dollar was on the back foot against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday after soft U.S. manufacturing data and rising concerns about the coronavirus Delta variant prompted traders to wind back bets on a strong economic recovery.
The Nation Newspaper
The latest in the series of measures by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) - the stoppage of forex sales to BDCs outlets may well be the
The Punch Newspapers
This follows the apex bank’s directive to commercial banks to commence the sale of forex to customers for invisibles such as basic travel allowance, personal travel allowance and medical and tuition fees.
Deccan Chronicle
As on July 16, 2021, foreign exchange reserves stood at $612.7 bn against $477.8 billion at the end of March 2020, up by $134.9 billion
CadChf, AudChf, NzdChf, AudJpy, NzdJpy, GbpAud, SPX (S&P 500), Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Nifty, XcuUsd (Copper Analysis), XauUsd (Gold Analysis), XagUsd (Silver Analysis), Btc/Usd ( Bitcoin Analysis). Last weeks FOMC meeting saw the DXY sell off and post a near term bearish reversal,
The Guardian Nigeria
Citing the abuse of the foreign exchange market by Bureau De Change (BDC) operators, local manufacturers have expressed optimism
The Punch on
Juliana Ajayi Published 3 August 2021Some stakeholders in the aviation sector say the stoppage of the forex sale to the Bureau De Change operators by the Central Bank of Nigeria may take a toll on airlines while others think the policy was good for the sector.
ETHNIC nationalities, civil society and human rights groups have thrown their weights behind the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, over
The Nation Newspaper
Unless urgent steps are taken by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to address pressure points and engender enduring clarity in foreign

How to interpret data

We should only focus on high impact news that has the potential to generate big Forex moves, and it is key for you to know which data is important like:

  • Interest rate decision
  • Retail sales
  • Inflation (consumer price or producer price)
  • Unemployment
  • Industrial production
  • Business sentiment surveys
  • Consumer confidence surveys
  • Trade balance
  • Manufacturing sector surveys

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