Firing Marathon

The firing marathon in Trump’s administration continues. There has been speculations that the President was going to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Meanwhile, the Senate didn't vote on the tax bill yesterday, despite all anticipations. The market is pricing in a 75% odds that it will be passed. European Union and Britain have settled the Brexit divorce bill and Irish border, which gave a great boost to the Pound. Core Personal Consumption Expenditure data marked 0.2% mom and 1.4% yoy. Eurozone inflation numbers disappointed market. 10 year yield grew 0.041 to close at 2.417. Greenback and Euro follow the Sterling. The Kiwi is weak, subdued by soft business confidence data.