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US Retail Sales: Constructive Underlying Spending Ton – TDS Research Team at TDS, suggests that the weaker auto sales should be a key source of drag on US headline retail sales activity, pushing the pace of spending down for the third consecutive month...
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Roberto Jacobs, 13 April 2016, 09:27
Mid-Week Data and Reversion to STEER™ Could Boost USD – BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that the USD’s recovery vs the EUR and JPY continued overnight and is taking support from a recovery of US front-end yields...
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Roberto Jacobs, 13 April 2016, 09:01
BOJ’s Harada: BOJ will Fully Debate Additional Easing Steps If Needed to Respond to Economic Risks The Bank of Japan (BOJ) board member Yutaka Harada returned on the wires via Reuters now, noting that in theory, BOJ has more room left to lower rates...
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Roberto Jacobs, 13 April 2016, 07:28
AUD: Recovery Across the Non-Mining Economy is On Track - NAB Research Team at NAB, suggests that the recent Australian business survey outcomes suggest the recovery across the non-mining economy is on track or indeed gathering speed...
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Roberto Jacobs, 13 April 2016, 07:16
FXWIREPRO: Yen Eyes on Gains Again As Boj's Kuroda Hints Stimulus - Hedging Positions in Line With Risk Reversals As we could see the change in delta risk reversal numbers into negative territory, that signals underlying pair would resume its bearish travel in next 1 weeks time...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 15:51
USD/JPY Ignored Uptick in US Import Price Index Bid tone around USD failed to strengthen despite rise in the US import price index, leaving USD/JPY largely unaffected around 108.30...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 14:56
US Session Includes Fed Speak and Import Prices Data - BBH Research Team at BBH, suggests that the US session features import prices, where the risk is on the upside after a 0.3% decline in February. Key Quotes “Three regional Fed presidents speak (Harker, Williams, and Lacker...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 14:11
UK: Extension of Sterling's Recovery - BBH Research Team at BBH, suggests that the highlight in the foreign exchange market today is the extension of sterling's recovery...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 13:50
CAD: BoC Preview/Made in the US - ING Viraj Patel, Foreign Exchange Strategist at ING, suggests that the tighter financial conditions will be a concern for BoC’s governor Poloz...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 13:46
BoC in Neutral Mode at April Meet, Focus Likely to be on the Monetary Policy Report The Bank of Canada (BoC) holds its next policy meeting on Wednesday, 13th April. While no change in policy is expected, the central bank's new growth forecasts will be watched...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 13:35
Japan Continues to Highlight Unease Over One Sided Yen Moves - MUFG Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, notes that the yen has weakened modestly in the Asian trading session undermined in part by further verbal intervention from Japanese officials and an improvement in global investor risk sen...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 12:29
UK: Domestic Political Developments Increase Brexit Risk - MUFG Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, suggests that the Pound weakness remains relentless early this year ahead of the EU referendum...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 12:21
Watch Out for Key Commentaries to Assess Intervention Risk in Yen One of the biggest risks facing Yen is the risk of intervention from Bank of Japan (BOJ), which even if fades in medium term, may lead to heavy loss in the near term...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 11:34
JPY: Asia Bears Need Abe Too – Deutsche Bank Mallika Sachdeva, Strategist at Deutsche Bank, suggests that the Asian FX gains have been attributed to a mix of seasonality, covering of offshore under-weights on Asian equities, unwind of speculative long USD positions, and reprieve from a dovish Fed...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 10:04
USD Struggling as Real Yields Head Further into Negative Territory - BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that more broadly the USD is struggling to rebound amid a backdrop of increasingly negative real rates...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:55
Rebounding Iron Ore Prices Support AUD Ahead of Key Employment Report - BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that the commodity currencies have been gradually gaining ground against the USD this week and this comes against a back drop of stable equity markets but a rebound of several key c...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:34
BOJ Reduces Bank Funds That Will be Subject to New Negative Rate - Bloomberg As Bloomberg reports, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is reducing the share of funds financial institutions keep at the BOJ that will be subject to the new negative interest rate policy...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:15
UK CPI Preview: What to Expect of GBP/USD? UK cost of living as measured by consumer price index (CPI) and core consumer price index is due for release today. Economists expect inflation to have ticked higher in March (0.4% y/y and 0.3% m/m...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:13
RBA Likely to Remain ‘On Hold’ for Now – Westpac Sean Callow, Strategist at Westpac Global Strategy Group, believes the RBA will not deliver further easing in the next months. Key Quotes “The RBA held the cash rate at 2.0% in April as expected...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 08:37 #RBA
UK CPI and Fed Speak in Focus Today – Danske Bank Research Team at Danske Bank, suggests that several Fed members are due to speak this week. Key Quotes “Today, it is time for Harker, Lacker and Williams to deliver their view on the economy...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 08:26