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Gold On a Tepid-Recovery Mode in Asia, Re-Takes $ 1220 Gold set-off the FOMC minutes’ week on a bearish note as mixed sentiment prevailed in the Asian session so far, with markets still mulling over the Fed interest rates prospects for this year...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 04:48 #gold
AUD/USD Bears Taking Control After Bad Aussie Data AUD/USD dropped to the downside in a sell-off on the back of the Aussie retail sales that disappointed vs expectations. AUD/USD went from a recovery high of 0.7672 just prior to the release to 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 04:46
Australia's Feb Retail Sales Fails to Meet Expectations Australia's Feb retail sales came at 0.0% m/m vs 0.4% expected and 0.3% last. Key Points The trend estimate rose 0.2% in February 2016. This follows a rise of 0.2% in January 2016 and a rise of 0.3% in December 2015...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 04:44
Go On Then, Sell Sterling If You Must - Socgen Kit Juckes, analyst at Societe Generale explained that if the broad dollar correction hasn't ended yet, and the US jobs data aren't driving the Treasury market anywhere in particular, what are we going to look at...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 04:40
CFTC Positioning: Net Long Dollars Reduced - ANZ Analysts at ANZ explained that leveraged funds reduced their net long USD positions by USD0.7bn to USD6.9bn...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 04:37
USD/JPY: Heavy Bearish Bias Below 112.00 USD/JPY is currently offered down to the mid point of the 111 handle and into congestive territory that should offer the bulls some support against the grain...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 04:32
Data in this report cover up to Tuesday March 29 & were released Friday April 1...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 3 April 2016, 22:19 #forex
Greece has demanded an explanation from the IMF over a leaked conversation in which top officials allegedly discuss the Greek bailout. A transcript, published by Wikileaks, shows the officials discussing ways of putting pressure on Greece, Germany and the EU to get them to wrap up talks...
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Francis Dogbe, 3 April 2016, 21:59
Rapid gains in Americans finding jobs strongly implies the economy is running at above-average speed. But a broader measure of growth says the U.S. has stumbled since last fall. What’s to believe? Side with employment. Companies hire only if they are confident they can increase sales...
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Francis Dogbe, 3 April 2016, 21:56
EUR: EUR to Range Trade. Neutral. Yellen’s dovish speech has given support to EUR, pushing EURUSD through 1.14. We expect EURUSD could trade as high as 1.16/1.17 in a weak USD environment but expect the ECB will be uncomfortable with sustained strength near these levels...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 3 April 2016, 21:10 #forex
The Fed’s broad trade weighted USD has declined over 4.5% from its peak on January 20, so we have two questions: whether the USD is now oversold against certain currencies and whether we want to short the USD, which currencies have lagged the recent move...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 3 April 2016, 20:50 #forex
Here’s the market outlook for this week:: Content courtesy of Tallinex Limited https://www.tallinex.com EURUSD Dominant bias: Bullish Price moved up 250 pips last week and tested the resistance line at 1.1400 - a level that proved an obstacle to bulls as there was no close above last week...
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1246536 Ernest G., 3 April 2016, 19:27
If we have learned anything from bull markets and bear markets, it is this: neither of them lasts indefinitely. This facts precipitating the global financial crisis of 2008 were covered in the financial press, ad-nauseam...
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Francis Dogbe, 3 April 2016, 18:22
Welcome to my "Ranking, Rating and Score" article for the coming week, the article "Strength and Comparison" has also been published...
GBP/USD has been moving broadly sideways since the January lows, tracing out a rough range between 1.38 and 1.46...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 3 April 2016, 17:20
Eurusd April 2016 EURUSD has been forming a rising wedge on the daily time frame since December 2015, And now we are reaching its ceiling and waiting for either two scenarios: First Scenario: Breakout of the wedge upward when it crosses 1.1450 strong resistance...
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Mazen Hesham, 3 April 2016, 16:59
2016 was greeted with a bout of nerves over the fate of the Chinese economy and, perversely, a weak oil price. To a first approximation, American markets have recovered the ground lost, but European and Japanese markets remain well below the values seen at New Year...
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Francis Dogbe, 3 April 2016, 16:41
Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or "karoshi", a phenomenon previously associated with the long-suffering "salary man" that is increasingly afflicting young and female employees. Labor demand, with 1...
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Francis Dogbe, 3 April 2016, 16:32
Dollar To Yen Forecast: USD/JPY Bias Neutral Post US NFP US Dollar exchange rate remained mixed versus Japanese Yen this past week. US NFP figures also failed to help USD/JPY. Can dollar trade down further...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 April 2016, 15:15
A busy week lies ahead for both the British pound and Australian dollar. We consider the key events to watch and ask what the most likely direction of travel in the GBP/AUD exchange rate will be. The GBP to AUD pair’s longer-term down-trend remains intact...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 3 April 2016, 15:12 #forex