Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the key events to be aware of this week in financial markets including some important economic data from the US. He also explains why it’s been a relatively slow start to the year in financial markets, what upcoming event all traders should be aware of and highlights some key political dates for the weeks and months ahead.
Craig also gives his live analysis on EURUSD (9:42), GBPUSD (13:44), EURGBP (15:40), AUDUSD (17:01), USDCAD (18:50), GBPCAD (21:33), NZDUSD (23:34), USDJPY (25:31), GBPJPY (27:00) and EURJPY (28:14).
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Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.