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USD/JPY Slumps to 108.80, fresh 1-1/2 Year Lows The bears appear relentless as we step into the early European trades, with USD/JPY diving deeper into the red on a break below 109, hitting the lowest levels since Oct 2014...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:52
FXWIREPRO: NZD/CAD Faces Strong Support Around 0.8850, Good to Sell on Rallies Major resistance 0.9020 Major support -0.8850 The pair has retreated after making a high of 0.89605. It is currently trading around 0.89191. Intraday trend is weak as long as resistance 0.8970 holds...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:49
Guide to Today's Important Data and Events Not many economic dockets scheduled for today and all with low to medium risks associated. Upcoming – France – Trade balance for February will be declared at 6:45 GMT. Spain – Industrial output for February will be released at 7:00 GMT...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:47
CAD Shorts Cut, AUD Longs Increased – Deutsche Bank Research Team at Deutsche Bank, lists down the commitments of traders report for the week ended on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Key Quotes “Interest Rates: Speculators increased their net shorts in Eurodollar and Treasury futures by $2...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:43
BAML’s Yamada Says BOJ Intervention Possible at 105 but More Likely at 100 BAML‘s fx strategist Yamada was on the wires via Bloomberg, commenting on the likely intervention in the fx market to curb a stronger yen...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:40
GBP/USD Turned Sideways After Volatile Wednesday GBP/USD has been restricting to a narrow range of 1.41-1.4140 post Fed minutes release after having witnessed a sharp drop to 1.40 and a v-shape recovery on Wednesday...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:38
FXWIREPRO: EUR/USD Short-Term Bull Rally Likely Prolong After Jumping Above 23.6% Fibo and 7DMA The euro continue to drag yesterday's bullish momentum with minor gains as the pair trades at the 1.1403. For now, more bullish potential in short run is expected after bouncing above 1.1260 (i.e...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:36
AUD/JPY Resumes Decline as Yen Picks-up Pace The AUD/JPY cross resumed its downward trajectory in Asia this Thursday, largely driven by the yen rises amid talks of fx market intervention by BOJ. AUD/JPY recovers to 83 handle The AUD/JPY pair now drops -0.43% to 83...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:30
FXWIREPRO: EUR/JPY Downside Pauses at 61.8% Fib, Momentum Still With the Bears EUR/JPY is retreating from last week’s tops just above 128.00, and downside for now is taking a breather at 61.8% Fib at 124.41. After breaching strong trendline support at 125.26, the pair saw downside test 124...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 07:05
ASX200 Breaks Major Trend Line Resistance, Jump Till 5020 Is Possible Major resistance - 4965 (Trend line joining 5101 and 5045) Major support 4850 ASX200 has broken major resistance around 4965 and jumped till 4986 at the time of writing. It is currently trading at 4962...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:56
China’s Foreign Reserves Data: What is Coming Your Way? – ING China’s March foreign reserves data is due today and the consensus forecast is $3.196 trillion, which would be a negligible $6.3 billion decline from February...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:53
EUR/USD Struggles to Hold Above 1.1400, ECB Minutes in Focus The bulls are seen struggling to retain 1.14 barrier over the past few hours, having faded a spike to 1.1414 post-Tokyo open. EUR/USD fails to benefit from dovish FOMC minutes Currently, EUR/USD trades almost unchanged at 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:51
AUD Q1 2016 CPI Preview: Inflation Pulse Remains Low - ANZ Jo Masters, Senior Economist at ANZ, suggests that Australia’s Q1 CPI data (to be released on Wednesday 27 April) is expected to confirm that the inflation pulse remains low, reflecting weak wages growth, softer price pressures in residen...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:39
Cautious on EUR/USD and USD/CHF - Deutsche Bank Oliver Harvey Macro strategist at Deutsche Bank offered an analyses on the G10 space. Key Quotes: "EUR/USD tops the technical scorecard in G10 space...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:36 #usdchf
Former Japan’s Top FX Diplomat: Tokyo Unlikely to Intervene to Stem Yen Rises Naoyuki Shinohara, an ex-IMF deputy chief and formerly Japan's top currency diplomat crossed the wires last minutes, noting that the Japanese government intervention is unlikely in the fx market to curb a stronger yen...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:32
Confidence in Yen Longs Regained and Sterling Shorts Added – Deutsche Bank Nicholas Weng, Strategist at Deutsche Bank, suggests that as per CORAX Positioning Data from 05-Apr-2016, investors have regained confidence in yen longs and added to sterling shorts...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:28
FOMC Minutes: Hikes on the Agenda of Each Meeting Now - Rabobank Philip Marey, Senior US Strategist at Rabobank, suggests that while the recently released FOMC minutes confirm that there is a lot of uncertainty in the Committee about the economic outlook, with risks tilted to the downside, it is...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:25
USD/JPY: Selling Pressure Intensifies, Looks to Test 109.00 The Japanese currency continues to smash its American counterpart in the mid-Asian trades, with USD/JPY now sinking lower to fresh multi-month lows. USD/JPY drops further from 119...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:22
Gold Sits at Post-FOMC Minutes Highs, Around $ 1226 Gold prices found fresh bids over the last hours and jumped back on the bids as the sentiment soured on the Asian indices, while a weaker USD also supported the gains...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:20
NZD/USD Wavers in a 40-Pips Range Below 10-DMA The NZD/USD pair extends its choppy trend into the Asian trades this Thursday, unable to find a clear direction as sentiment remains mixed, despite higher oil prices. NZD/USD supported at 0.6800 Currently, the NZD/USD pair trades 0.15% lower at 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 06:18 #nzdusd