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UK: Consumer Quite Active ahead of Brexit - ANZ Research Team at ANZ, notes that the UK witnessed a very strong retail sales data for April as the headline sales rose 1.3% m/m and March's fall was revised significantly to -0.5% vs -1.3...
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Roberto Jacobs, 20 May 2016, 07:31
Pound Bid on UK Retails Sales - ANZ Analysts at ANZ noted that there were very strong retail sales data for April for the UK overnight. Key Quotes: "Headline sales rose 1.3% m/m and March's fall was revised significantly to -0.5% vs -1.3...
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Roberto Jacobs, 20 May 2016, 03:28
FOMC Minutes Keeping Dollar Bid - FXStreet Valeria Bednarik, chief analyst at FXStreet explained that the hawkish tone of the FOMC Minutes kept the dollar running this Thursday, as investors were caught on the wrong side of the market when the Central Bank opened doors for a June rate hike...
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Roberto Jacobs, 20 May 2016, 03:23
Fed: We Believe FOMC will Wait Until September to Raise Rates - Danske According to analysts from Danske Bank, the minutes from the latest FOMC meeting showed a divided committee and they continue to expect the next rate hike to take place in September...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 18:50 #Fed
ECB Committed to Bring Inflation to Target Without Undue Delay Minutes of the European Central Bank’s April meeting showed that the bank wants to leave absolutely clear that it is committed to revive inflation in the Eurozone...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:42 #ECB
AUD: Monetary Policy is a Key Factor - BBH Research Team at BBH, suggests that the monetary policy is a key factor in the Australian dollar. Key Quotes “The rate cut and dovish posture of the RBA has seen accelerated the retracement of the Aussie's run-up in the first four months...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:38
RBA Considered Postponing Rate Cut – Westpac Research Team at Westpac, suggests that the RBA minutes earlier in the week were less dovish than expected...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:32 #RBA
JPY: Abe Expected to Unveil a Larger Liscal Program - BBH Research Team at BBH, notes that at the last G20 meeting, Japan may have been questioned about its unexpected rate cut at the end of January...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:43
USD Now Shifted the Focus to June – Westpac In opinion of Richard Franulovich, Strategist at Westpac, the greenback will take centre stage in the run up to the Fed meeting in June...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:41
Dollar Consolidates after Yesterday's Big Gains - BBH Research Team at BBH, notes that the FOMC minutes came in on the hawkish side and the statement that “most” Fed officials saw a June hike as “likely” if warranted by the economy did the trick...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:38
Fed Minutes Highlight a Committee that Want to Raise Rates – Deutsche Bank Research Team at Deutsche Bank, notes that the Fed minutes last night highlight a committee that continues to want to raise rates whenever they can push it through...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:32
Market Was Caught Off Guard by Hawkish FOMC Minutes - TDS Cristian Maggio, Head of Emerging Markets Strategy at TD Securities, suggests that the market was caught off guard by hawkish minutes from the 27 April FOMC meeting and is all of a sudden reassessing its views on US monetary policy...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:30
GBP: Currency Index & Volatility Relative Currency Strength Although the Pound Sterling Index was moving below the base line over the vast part of the period ended May 17, by the last day of it this currency managed to regain quite enough strength to close with an increase of 0.38...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 11:01
Fed Signals Rate Hike in June on Conditions of Economic Improvement The minutes of the April 26-27 Federal Reserve Open Market Committee Wednesday signaled markets of a possible rate hike in June, if the US economy good track of improvement...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 08:18
Australia: Not Yellen Yet, Just Hinting – ANZ Research Team at ANZ, suggests that low volatility, even lower bond yields globally, and tighter credit spreads have provided a favourable backdrop for Australian corporates to issue and investors hungry for yield are providing a willing buyer...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 07:59
USD and US Interest Rates Headed North after FOMC Minutes – Westpac Martina Song, Research Analyst at Westpac, notes that the US dollar and US interest rates rose sharply after the minutes of the Fed’s 26/27 April meeting were released...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 07:55
U.S. Government Bonds Slide on FED Rate Hike Expectations The U.S. government bonds continue to trade lower on Wednesday after reading strong April consumer price index and hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 15:29
USD: Is the Currency Oversold? - Rabobank Jane Foley, Research Analyst at Rabobank, suggests that the futures are implying a stronger risk of a US rate hike this year on the back of yesterday’s slew of hawkish commentary from Fed officials...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 15:13
Can Japanese Policy Weaken JPY? – Nomura Research Team at Nomura, suggests that after the sharp JPY depreciation owing to disappointment from the BOJ, USD/JPY has stabilised around 109, the level before expectations of a BOJ easing increased because of a media report...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 14:27
What to Watch Out in Today's FOMC Minutes Today, Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release minutes of its April meeting, which is the biggest event risks for Dollar based pairs. Today’s minutes is of particular interest to have a feel, which camp within FOMC gaining momentum...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 May 2016, 14:11