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Elliott Wave Analysis of EUR/JPY for March 18, 2016 Wave summary: There is a rally; nothing new to add here. We continue to expect minor resistance at 126.70 will protect the upside for a break below minor support at 125.05 calling for renewed downside pressure towards 122.06 and lower to 119.90...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 08:28
Peter Praet, Executive Board member of the ECB, has argued that the central bank could add further stimulus if needed via another cut of the deposit rate. Praet has also reiterated that the ECB still has measures to tackle the disinflationary pressures...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 08:26 #ECB
Technical Analysis of EUR/USD for March 18, 2016 When the European market opens, some economic news will be released such as the German PPI m/m. The US will release economic data too such as Prelim UoM Inflation Expectations and Prelim UoM Consumer Sentiment...
Research Team at Deutsche Bank, suggests that it looks like the ‘macro prudential’ measures put by the Chinese authorities, in conjunction with their intervention in onshore and offshore RMB markets, is paying off...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 08:16
Technical Analysis of USD/JPY for March 18, 2016 In Asia, Japan will release the Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes and the US will release some economic data such as Prelim UoM Inflation Expectations and Prelim UoM Consumer Sentiment...
Daily Analysis of Major Pairs for March 18, 2016 EUR/USD: The EUR/USD pair broke upwards on Wednesday, ending the short-term consolidation phase in the market. The price moved further upwards on Thursday – making it a movement of at least 260 pips within two days...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 08:09
Karen Jones, Head of FICC Technical Analysis at Commerzbank, sees the possibility that the pair could re-test the vicinity of 0.9800. “USD/CHF has sold off further, extending losses towards the 2015-2016 uptrend at .9630”. “We look for this to hold the initial test, the...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 08:01
Research Team at TDS, suggests that the USD/CAD looks set to mark its ninth consecutive weekly decline, totaling a net 11% decline from the January peak. “A cautious Fed, a boost in oil prices and a shift from monetary to fiscal policy in Canada have all contributed to the drop in USD/CAD...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:55 #usd/cad
Research Team at Danske Bank, suggests that in the euro area, data for euro area labour costs for Q4 15 is due to be released. “This will be interesting, as the ECB is worried about the low wage growth, which is contributing to inflation being suppressed...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:52
Research Team at TDS, suggests that the seasonal factors in Canada are anticipated to drive a stronger CPI print. “A depreciating currency and falling commodity prices will do battle once again to determine the net impact on February CPI...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:46
Richard Franulovich, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that a dovish Fed has upended the USD for the week and maybe the next few weeks, the Fed paying short shrift to numerous upside surprises on the economy since their last meeting as well as the easing up in financial conditions...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:43
Asian Stocks Aim for Fifth Weekly Gain, Turn Positive for the Year Asian stock markets advanced on Friday following an oil-driven rally on Wall Street yesterday. Scorecard MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 07:42
Research Team at TDS, suggests that the theme of stronger Canadian economic data is expected to continue with the release of January retail sales. “Retail sales are expected to rebound from what was a very weak print in December...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:40
Daily Analysis of USDX for March 18, 2016 The Index is currently working on performing a breakout below the support zone of 94.69, in order to extend the decline towards the 93.89 level, after a strong bearish move was seen during yesterday's session...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 07:39
Cameron Bagrie, Chief Economist at ANZ, notes that the NZ consumers continue to go about their daily business, if readings from the ANZ-Roy Morgan survey are anything to go by. “At 118.0 the index is down a smidgen on February (119.7), but in line with the historical average...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:36
Daily Analysis of GBP/USD for March 18, 2016 On the H1 chart, GBP/USD has been forming a higher high pattern after a bullish momentum gained above the 200 SMA. Currently, it's facing off the strong resistance around the 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 07:34
Martina Song, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that the dot plot was trimmed back again, FOMC participants indicating the appropriate fed funds rate is at 0.875% at the end of 2016. “This is 50bp lower than the Dec projection. The signal for four hikes in 2017 was retained...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 18 March 2016, 07:34 #FOMC
Antipodean Currencies Gain Amid Rising Risk Appetite Antipodean currencies such as the Australian and the New Zealand dollars strengthened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday amid rising risk appetite following positive cues from Wall Street overnight and higher crude...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 07:29
FXWIREPRO: NZD/USD Breaks Strong Resistance at 0.6850, Good to Go Long on Close Above, Target 0.6925 Broad based weakness in US Dollar and rising commodities buoying the Kiwi. The pair has broken strong resistance at 0.6850 on the day, but has pared some gains to currently trade at 0.6836 levels...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 March 2016, 07:20
Artificial intelligence is poised to automate lots of service jobs. The White House has estimated there's an 83% chance that someone making less than $20 will eventually lose their job to a computer. That means gigs like customer service rep could soon be extinct...
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Francis Dogbe, 18 March 2016, 07:20