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The latest ASB Kiwi Dollar Barometer is out and it shows that the previous forecasts made by New Zealand businesses remains remarkably accurate...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 22:41 #forex
After holding rates unchanged at the March meeting, the minutes suggest that rates will probably remain at current level also at the April meeting; various views emerged but several argued against hiking rates in April while some favored it...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 22:39
Janet Yellen set the bar with her dovish comments last week, but the minutes from March’s didn’t stray too far...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 21:40
Can policymakers clutch defeat from the jaws of a currency ‘truce’ victory? Of course they can! The most obvious contradiction now at play, is how to square a slightly weaker USD versus EM not turning into too much USD weakness versus the EUR and JPY...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 21:39 #forex
Analytical Review of the Stocks of General Electric Company General Electric Company, #GE [NYSE] Industrial goods, Diversifies industry, USA Financial performance of the company: Index – DJIA, S&P 500...
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:52
EUR/USD: Between the Levels of 1.1430 and 1.1340 After reaching the level of 1.1430 last week, the pair EUR/USD has been declining for the third day in a row. Strong US macro-economic data released last Friday caused the rise in the USD against major counterparts, including the pair EUR/USD...
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:47
EUR/USD: Minutes of FOMC Meeting and a Speech by Mario Draghi Today at 18:20 (GMT+2) a head of the US Federal reserve Bank of Cleveland and a member of the FOMC Loretta J. Maester will give a speech...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:42
AUD/USD: Bid on Oil Draws Ahead of FOMC Minutes AUD/USD is currently on the bid as we head in towards the FOMC today. AUD/USD has rallied from a low of 0.7510 and has penetrated the 0.76 handle. This is a move that commenced in yesterday's start of business in the U.S...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:36
EUR/USD Rises Above 1.1400 as Dollar Tumbles Ahead of FOMC Minutes EUR/USD broke above 1.1401 and climbed to 1.1431 hitting the highest level since last Friday and is only a few pips below last week highs. If it rises above 1.1437 it would be trading at the strongest level since October...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:33
Less Dovish Minutes Favours EUR/USD's LHS EUR/USD did not quite know what to make of the FOMC minutes and was trading in a narrow range and directionless on the release...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:30
FOMC Minutes Preview, What to Expect of EUR/USD...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:27
FOMC Minutes: Members Split on April Rate Hike Fed officials discussed an April rate hike, but some officials argued against such a move, minutes of the FOMC March 15-16 meeting showed...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:25
USD/JPY Hits Fresh 17-Month Low After FOMC Minutes USD/JPY dropped further after the release of the Federal Reserve minutes and bottomed at 109.33, hitting the lowest level since October 2014. The pair then bounced to the upside, and it trading around 109...
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Roberto Jacobs, 6 April 2016, 20:23
The Federal Reserve will be back in focus again on Wednesday as we get the release of the minutes from last month’s FOMC meeting and get the up-to-date views of a few policy makers...
Market News
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Francis Dogbe, 6 April 2016, 18:56 #FOMC
German industrial production fell by 0.5% m/m in February, better than expectations for a 1.8% fall after the very strong January print. The January reading itself was revised down by 1pp to 2.3% m/m. Overall we see eurozone economy growing by a fairly solid 0...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 18:15 #forex
On the first of February, just before the BOJ’s bungled attempt to ease monetary policy, the Bloomberg consensus for USD/JPY in Q4 2016 was 125, with a range of 110-134. Today, the consensus is 118, the range 100-131. That is about as confused as the FX market ever gets...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 17:18 #forex
Strategists at Westpac believe the US dollar could resume its downside in the short term. “A spike in risk aversion may save the USD on selected crosses near term but the beyond that the lacks underlying support”...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 16:52 #forex
Because traders and investors forget on history soon, it is good to remind some big history events in trading history. Today it's flash crash from May 6, 2010. For a very long time, there were rumors about the cause of this event...
Trading Systems
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Algofxsolution, 6 April 2016, 16:07
Today’s Fed minutes could undermine the risk rally further especially if they highlight that there was a range of views on the pace of rate normalization in March...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 6 April 2016, 15:43 #forex
Since it hit a new five-month low below 1.2900 late last week on the last day of March, USD/CAD has rebounded to hit a high briefly above 1.3200 resistance as of Tuesday...
Currency
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Francis Dogbe, 6 April 2016, 14:52