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FXWIREPRO: Gold Rallies Towards 1245 on Weak Dollar After Fed Remains Cautious Over Rates Gold has inched higher on Thursday as demand for yellow metal was boosted after yesterday’s dovish Fed statement...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 20:06
USD/JPY: a Call for Vigilance - Scotibank Analysts at Scotiabank noted that JPY is outperforming with a 1.3% gain, rising in tandem with gold in an environment of elevated uncertainty...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 19:57
EZ in a Worrying Situation - BNP In respect of the EZ, analysts at BNP Paribas explained that despite concerns at the beginning of the year, the effect of financial stress on growth should remain contained...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 19:55
EUR/USD: Consolidation at Current Levels Likely to Continue - Lloyds Analysts from Lloyds Bank point out that EUR/USD is trading at the upper limit of its medium-term range and a consolidation over the coming sessions at current levels is likely...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 19:53
USD/CAD Consolidates Daily Gains USD/CAD consolidates near daily highs after rising more than 150 pips throughout the day as renewed weakness in oil prices weighed down the loonie. USD/CAD reached a peak of 1.3180 during the American session as WTI futures struck a low of $36.70 a barrel...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 19:51
GBP/USD: Bears Target Feb Lows on 1.38 Handle GBP/USD is refuelling for another attempt at the downside to close the week, heading for a possible test of the 1.4000 handle to meet recent lows of 1.4004. GBP/USD is heavily offered on the back of Brexit fears...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 19:49
Then policy makers switched to shifting interest rates and inflation targets came into favor, remaining so today even after being blamed in some quarters for enabling the recent financial crisis...
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Francis Dogbe, 7 April 2016, 19:19
The euro has stabilized against the US dollar at higher levels over the last week, while US dollar has held up better than expected in the face of still broad-based selling pressure triggered by the more dovish policy shift from the Fed, notes BTMU...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 19:10 #EUR/USD
USD/JPY: Weak Confidence Weighs - BTMU Analysts at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi explained that recent market reactions have clearly revealed the uncertainty surrounding QQE with a negative interest rate. Key Quotes: "Next week, USD/JPY is likely to drop further...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 19:00
AUD/NZD: The Pair has Rebounded from the Level of 1.1260. What’s Next? Since the end of March the pair AUD/NZD has been declining. The pair again failed to break strong resistance level 1.1260 (ЕМА200 Fibonacci 38.2% to the last wave of decline since November 2011...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:59
AUD/NZD: Prior to the Meeting RBA on 3 May At the beginning of this week at the RBA left interest rate unchanged at the level of 2.0%. This level has been maintained since June 2015. However, the following up comments of the bank were aimed at lowering in the AUD...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:53
EUR/GBP: The Pair is Overbought The pair EUR/GBP failed continuing downward movement rebounding from strong resistance level of 0.7820 (ЕМА200 on the weekly chart and Fibonacci 50% to the last wave of decline from the highs of August 2013). The pair fell by 1800 points from the level of 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:51
EUR/JPY Remains Vulnerable Near 1-Month Lows EUR/JPY fell sharply on Thursday as the yen regained strength on safe-haven demand while the euro was underperforming across the board...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:46
USD/JPY: Intervention Unlikely, Unless… - ING According to James Smith Economist and Viraj Patel, Foreign Exchange Strategist at ING, intervention from the Finance Minister and the Bank of Japan is unlikely unless USD/JPY drops sharply to the 100 - 105 area...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:41
USD/JPY Unstoppable, Extends Decline to 107.65 The yen continues to rise across the board and hit a new 17-month high versus the US dollar. USD/JPY turned to the downside after the beginning of the American session and recently broke below previous lows. It bottomed at 107...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:39
EUR/USD Back to Square One EUR/USD found support at the 200-hour SMA and managed to trim some of its intraday losses and is back headed toward the 1.1400 area. EUR/USD slipped from a fresh 2016 high of 1.1453 to a daily low of 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:37
EUR/USD: Dollar to Remain on the Defensive - BTMU Analysts from The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, point out that the near-term bias in EUR/USD is bullish and expect it to trade between 1.1200 and 1.1500 during the week ahead...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:32
AUD/USD: Technical Condition of AUD Deteriorating - BBH Analysts from Brown Brother Harriman, explain that the AUD/USD could have topped and consider that the technical outlook favors the downside...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 18:30
Since reaching a low of about $26 in mid-February, oil prices (WTI) have rebounded sharply to more than $41 by the second half of March. This was the result of a reduction in short positions in oil and of expectations of an accord between oil producers to freeze output...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 18:12 #forex
The front end of the US yield curve is pretty much exactly where it was yesterday morning, irrespective of the FOMC Minutes and any press comment. Oil prices are slightly higher, 10yr Treasury yields are flat overnight but up from this time yesterday...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 16:36 #forex