Daily Economic Roundup – March 31, 2010

What’s on the Economic Horizon

Tankan Survey Results To Show Slower Contraction
Euro zone’s March Jobless Rate and CPI Due Today
Canadian GDP: Still Growing?
ADP Report: Jobs were Created in March?

United States

The USD traded in a mixed fashion yesterday, gaining against the EUR, the CHF and the JPY, but lost out versus the GBP and the commodity-based currencies. Economic data that came out was likewise mixed. More…

Euro zone

The EUR tumbled vis-à-vis the greenback after reaching a high of 1.3538 late in the Asian session. The EURUSD pair then slid to close the day lower at 1.3414 from 1.3480. More…

United Kingdom

Strong economic data propelled the GBPUSD to a high of 1.5127 yesterday, allowing the pound to erase its losses from last week. The GBPJPY also edged higher, reaching a high of 140.56 and marking its seventh day in consecutive rallies. More…

Japan

The Japanese yen wasn’t in such a good mood yesterday as it fell against most of its counterparts, except for the euro. It seems like the yen still hasn’t moved on from the brunt of weak economic figures released earlier this week. More…

Canada

Trading on the CAD was slow but steady and ended with the USDCAD edging slightly lower The pair finished at 1.0194, just about 30 pips below its opening price. More…

Australia

Aussie bulls continued to push the AUDUSD higher yesterday, before giving up some of those gains when the US session rolled around. After hitting as high as 0.9216, the pair finished trading at 0.9182. More…

New Zealand

The Kiwi closed mixed against the dollar yesterday. After reaching a high of 0.7133 from 0.7092, the pair fell and settled at 0.7094. More…

Switzerland

The Swissy, much like the euro, failed to hold its ground against the greenback in yesterday’s trading session. The USDCHF, which started the Asian trading session at 1.0624, closed the day higher at 1.0668. More…

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  • acph

    Thanks Pipnoculars for providing an easy to read and summarized news report on a daily basis. Its great to still be able to scan through the news even if i am unable to take the time to sit down and read through articles on a more detailed news release site.