ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Empire Fed jumps, energy sizzles

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Forex news for North American trade on Sept 15, 2021:Markets:Gold down $12 to $1792US 10-year notes up 2.1 bps to 1.300%S&P 500 up 38 points to 4480 (+0.8%)CAD leads, CHF lagsThe theme was more constructive today but you wouldn't know it from the FX market, which was mostly unchanged.The largest mover was the Canadian dollar as CPI ran ahead of estimates but solidified the case for the BOC to continue tapering. It was also aided by the ongoing rallies in oil and natural gas; the later of which is threatening to wreck havoc on the European recovery.Other commodity currencies didn't go along for the ride but finished modestly higher on the day, as did GBP which frequently trades in tandem with the commodity bloc.USD/JPY continued lower on the day but was up from the European lows as 10-year US yield fought their way to 1.30% from 1.27%. The better tone was helped along by the strong Empire number.Overall though, the equity tail continues to wag the dog.
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