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Australia's Q4 core CPI number surprised to the upside, against the widely-held belief that the recent disinflationary trend would continue, adding to the case of the RBA potentially holding to its neutral bias in the months to come, given the relatively firm outlook in prices...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 28 January 2015, 07:14 #RBA
Today’s surprise policy easing from the MAS is likely to reinforce the underperforming trend in the SGD, notes Jonathan Cavenagh, FX Strategist at Westpac, adding that higher levels in USD/SGD are likely to materialise between now and the next policy announcement in April...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 28 January 2015, 07:01
According to Yujiro Goto, FX Strategist at Nomura, the slowdown in Japanese inflation may continue for the time being, putting pressure on the BOJ to ease further...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 28 January 2015, 06:56 #usd/jpy
Imre Speizer, FX Strategist at Westpac, expects the RBNZ to shift from a tightening bias to a neutral one, adding that markets are already well ahead of the game and unlikely to be moved. Key Quotes "We expect the RBNZ to shift from an explicit tightening bias to a neutral one...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 28 January 2015, 06:38
US DOLLAR TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Prices put in a Shooting Star candlestick pattern below multi-year resistance, hinting a pullback may be ahead. A daily close below the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion at 11772 exposes the resistance-turned-support at 11715, the January 8 high...
Analytics & Forecasts
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BlondieNews, 28 January 2015, 06:11 #price patterns
Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance) by John J. Murphy John J. Murphy has now updated his landmark bestseller Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets, to include all of the financial markets...
Trading Systems
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Sergey Golubev, 28 January 2015, 03:11 #technical analysis
NZD/CAD: Holding to the Longs The pull back last week in the pair offered a good opportunity to step in. For that reason positions have been opened for this pair based on the analysis described in my article Weekly Review Strategy Wk03...
For the January employment report, scheduled for release on Friday, February 6, Barclays is looking for nonfarm payrolls to rise by 250k and private payrolls to expand by 240k. "The difference is government payrolls, which we expect to increase by 10k...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 January 2015, 22:15
Camilla Sutton, CFA, CMT, Chief FX Strategist at Scotiabank explained the outlook forGreece and Russia remain core risks to EUR paths. Key Quotes: "EUR is struggling to retrace recent weakness, into the NA open it is up 0.3%, having retraced 1.6% from its low yesterday of 1.1098...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 27 January 2015, 21:42
The shared currency is closing another day of gains, with EUR/USD now inching higher towards the 1.1370/75 band. EUR/USD eyes on the FOMC The bid tone around the EUR remains well and sound at the end of the NA session on Tuesday, while markets get ready for the key FOMC meeting due tomorrow...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 27 January 2015, 21:39 #FOMC
U.S. stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares down sharply after quarterly results, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 27 January 2015, 19:08
US DOLLAR TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Prices are testing pivotal resistance marked by a peak dating back to March 2009. This barrier is reinforced by the 38.2% Fibonacci expansion at 11888, with a break below that on a daily closing basis exposing the 50% level at 11983...
Crude Oil
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Sergey Golubev, 27 January 2015, 18:11 #price patterns, S&P 500
EUR/USD rose briefly above the 1.1400 level and reached its highest level in 5 days as disappointing US durable goods orders added pressure on an already weakened greenback...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 27 January 2015, 17:52 #EUR/USD
Risk sentiment was stable in Asian hours, with US stock futures trading broadly flat at the time of writing. In G10 FX the JPY was among the strongest currencies. According to Japan government adviser Itoh, the JPY is likely to appreciate due to very strong anti-deflation policies...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 January 2015, 17:42
Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras campaigned on renegotiating Greek debt repayment terms but the job may already be done. Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper reports that EU and Greek officials had already agreed to push back the debt repayment schedule and lower the interest rate of loans...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 27 January 2015, 16:34
The greenback declined against its Canadian counterpart on Tuesday, getting off a nearly six-year peak as a disappointing report on U.S. durable goods orders dampened demand for the greenback, while markets eyed the Federal Reserve's upcoming policy statement...
Currency
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News, 27 January 2015, 16:15 #forex news, Fed
IN: now tragets EUR/USD at 1.10 in 1Q15, 1.05 in 2Q15 , 1.03 in 3Q15 and parity in 4Q15. ING is also targeting EUR/USD 0.90 by the end of 2016. ING Groep N.V...
Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 January 2015, 15:18
According to official data released on Tuesday, U.S. durable goods orders fell unexpectedly in December; core orders also fell, fuelling concerns over the strength of the economy. US stock index futures furthered sharp declines on the negative news...
Market News
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News, 27 January 2015, 15:11 #Nasdaq, crude oil, GBP/USD
Darkwallet has now released Alpha 8. This makes it easier to transact with Bitcoin anonymously and real cash withdrawals into the wallet comfortable. The organization says that the new update will bring many improvements to the Darkwallet...
Currency
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BlondieNews, 27 January 2015, 15:11 #Cryptocurrency, bitcoin
On Tuesday German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he did not think member states of the European Union should contribute to the EU's planned 315 billion euro investment fund...
Events
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News, 27 January 2015, 13:59