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Settlement of the anti-trust dispute with Chinese regulators appears to be only the beginning of Qualcomm's woes, as mobile chipmaker now faces a new investigation into its business practices in South Korea...
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News, 12 February 2015, 14:44
The Growth Aces Research Teamcomments on BOE’s inflation report and Carney’s statement, and further shares the trade setup for GBP/USD. Key Quotes “The Bank of England revised up its growth forecasts and predicted wages would grow faster...
Currency
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 14:43 #GBP/USD
After bottoming out in the vicinity of 0.7640, AUD/USD managed to gather traction and advanced to the boundaries of 0.7700 the figure. AUD/USD depressed by data, focus on Stevens The pair is extending the weekly decline today, remaining in the area of multi-year lows around the mid-0.7600s...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 14:20
Pernille Bomholdt Nielsen, SeniorAnalyst at Danske Bank, forecasts eurozone Q4 GDP to print an above consensus (0.2% qoq) figure of 0.4% qoq, aided by a probable high growth in private consumption. Key Quotes “Euro GDP growth for Q4 is due for release on Friday...
Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 13:49
EUR/USD keeps intact the congestive pattern around the 1.1350 area on Thursday, stabilizing after recent tops above the 1.1500 handle. EUR/USD focus on US data The pair remains sidelined and keeps ignoring the headlines from Greece, following the recent failure in the EU-Greece debt negotiations...
Currency
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 13:47 #EUR/USD
On Thursday Sweden’s central bank cut its main interest rate into negative territory for the first time and announced a bond-buying program, joining a widening group of central banks trying out unconventional measures to battle low inflation...
Banks
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News, 12 February 2015, 13:39 #Swiss National Bank, QE
Risk sentiment has been broadly stable, regardless of EU Finance Ministers not agreeing on a common approach when it comes to Greece. According to Eurogroup Chairman Dijsselbloem not enough progress was made in order to come to joint conclusions...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 12 February 2015, 13:38 #EUR/USD
USD/CAD shaved-off previous and dropped during the European session as the USD bulls took a backseat amid rising oil prices which boosted the loonie. Back below 1.2600 levels Currently, the USD/CAD edged lower by -0.57% at 1.2559 levels, having posted fresh session lows at 1...
Currency
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 13:27 #usd/cad
James Knightley, Senior Economist at ING, reviews BOE’s inflation report, and comments that the central bank has expressed willingness to expand its QE or cut bank rates from current 0.5% level on any downside threat to inflation...
Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 13:26
Possible Parice pattern for next week breakout will bring more upside will confirm start of Wave 5 ..towards $63 where Price will tend to drop after U.S supply news...
Crude Oil
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kolioo77, 12 February 2015, 13:26
The buying interest is growing bigger around the sterling on Thursday, boosted by the hawkish tone struck by Govenor M.Carney in today’sQuarterly Inflation Report...
Currency
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 12 February 2015, 13:21
Mark Carney, Bank of England's governor, has cautioned that interest rates may rise earlier than the City expects, although the Bank of England expects that inflation will become negative for the first time in more than half a century, The Guardian reports...
Events
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News, 12 February 2015, 13:07 #Bank of England
The following are UBS' latest short-term (mostly intraday) trading strategies for EUR/USD, AUD/USD, and USD/CAD. EUR/USD: has been choppy on uncertainty around Greece. The pair overnight traded up to 1.1353 on news that Greece will stay in EU bailout program but slipped back to 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 12 February 2015, 12:31 #usd/cad, EUR/USD
On Thursday the International Monetary Fund said it would provide a new four-year $17.5bn bailout for Ukraine that is expected to lead to a restructuring of Kiev’s privately-held debts so that it can shore up its public finances, Financial Times reports...
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News, 12 February 2015, 12:26
The Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday that the number of people employed fell by 12,200 to 11.668 million in January, against market expectations of a fall of 5,000. This took the official unemployment rate to 6.4 per cent from 6...
Trading Systems
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Sergey Golubev, 12 February 2015, 12:11
The Russian currency rallied and stocks surged after the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France reached a deal on a cease-fire in Ukraine from midnight, Feb.15...
Market News
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News, 12 February 2015, 11:43
The US data calendar has been quiet following the January employment report but picks up again Thursday with the release of January retail sales, notes BNP Paribas. "Headline sales will likely fall for the second month in a row, but largely because of the effects of falling gasoline prices...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 12 February 2015, 11:42
Another contraction in U.S. Retail Sales may drag on the greenback and generate a near-term rebound in EUR/USD as it dampens the Fed’s scope to raise the benchmark interest rate in mid-2015...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Sergey Golubev, 12 February 2015, 11:36 #fundamental analysis
European shares surged on Thursday morning after Russian President Vladimir Putin said a deal was reached in Ukrainian peace negotiations and a ceasefire would start on Feb 15, says Reuters...
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News, 12 February 2015, 11:02
Gold regained ground on Thursday after hitting five-week low on Wednesday, as negotiations between Greece and European Union officials failed to progress on a way forward to allow Athens to get a needed funding program in place before the end of the month...
Metals
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News, 12 February 2015, 10:48 #comex, copper, silver