Don’t waste your time – keep track of how NFP affects the US dollar!

Data Collection Notice

We maintain a record of your data to run this website. By clicking the button, you agree to our Privacy Policy.

facebook logo with graphic

Join Us on Facebook

Stay on top of company updates, trading news, and so much more!

Thanks, I already follow your page!
forex book graphic

Beginner Forex Book

Your ultimate guide through the world of trading.

Get Forex Book

Check Your Inbox!

In our email, you will find the Forex 101 book. Just tap the button to get it!

FBS Mobile Personal Area

market's logo FREE - On the App Store


Risk warning: ᏟᖴᎠs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.

69.21% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading ᏟᖴᎠs with this provider.

You should consider whether you understand how ᏟᖴᎠs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Focus turns to US retail sales

Focus turns to US retail sales

Information is not investment advice





Ichimoku Kinko Hyo

USD/JPY: The USD/JPY pair is now testing the previous low. A break below this level will push prices to reach fresh lows.


European Market View

Retail sales for July will be the key release from U.S. today, which is expected to have dropped back due to spreading of the delta variant. U.S. industrial production data for July is also released.

In the afternoon, Fed Chair Jerome Powell will in virtual town hall meeting with teachers and students give his view on the US economy, but he will probably wait for the Jackson Hole next week to give his verdict on timing and length of the upcoming tapering of quantitative easing.

Overnight, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is expected to hike the official cash rate by 25 basis points on the back of strong domestic economic developments and rapid labour market recovery.

Global equities fell yesterday although US stocks made a big turnaround during the day and ended at day high with a couple of major indices in the green. Investors showed a strong preference for defensive stocks. S&P500 also posted fifth-straight record close yesterday. Health care stocks outperformed with consumer staples while energy was the biggest loser yesterday as oil price dropped further. Asian markets are mostly in red.

Covid-19 news from Asia are still worsening with Japan set to declare a state of emergency in seven more regions. 

In the FX space, EUR/USD and Scandies dropped further yesterday. There is a general risk-off sentiment in markets at the moment. As for the dollar today, focus turns to US retail sales.



How Will BoJ Meeting Affect the Yen

Hold onto your hats, folks! The Japanese yen took a nosedive after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) left its ultra-loose policy settings unchanged, including its closely watched yield curve control (YCC) policy. But wait, there's more! The BOJ also removed its forward guidance, which had previously pledged to keep interest rates at current or lower levels. So, what's the scoop? Market expectations had been subdued going into the meeting, but some were still hoping for tweaks to the forward guidance to prepare for an eventual exit from the bank's massive stimulus

Choose your payment system


Please fill in the form below so we can contact you

Select the best time for us to call you. We give calls from Monday to Friday in suggested intervals. In case we couldn't get through, we will try again at the same time the next day. For getting real-time assistance, use FBS chat.

We provide only English-speaking callbacks. If you prefer any other languages, contact the support team.

We will call you at the time interval that you chose

Change number

Your request is accepted.

We will call you at the time interval that you chose

Next callback request for this phone number will be available in 00:30:00

If you have an urgent issue please contact us via
Live chat

Internal error. Please try again later