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Real interest rate support for the dollar has significantly eroded in recent months as US real rates have fallen in absolute terms and relative to those of other major economies...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 8 April 2016, 18:37 #forex
We will continue to monitor comments from policymakers, especially Finance Minister Aso and Mr Asakawa, to assess the likelihood of FX intervention...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 8 April 2016, 18:12 #forex
We always hear how important the inflation is. The higher inflation the better for us. I never liked this idea of higher prices being better for me. In this article I want to tell you what inflation does to the economy and you...
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Francis Dogbe, 8 April 2016, 17:25 #inflation
JPY has been the biggest beneficiary from the recent USD-selloff among the major currencies. Several factors seem to have contributed to the rally on the flow side. Hedging flows from the Japanese exporters likely intensified when USD/JPY broke below the corporate budget rate at around 118...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 8 April 2016, 16:03 #forex
Analysts at BBH have assessed the recent stance by the Russian central bank. “Russia’s central bank tilted a bit more dovish. GovernorNabiullina said an improving inflation outlook will allow the bank to undertake steeper monetary easing without putting financial stability at risk”...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 8 April 2016, 15:50
Fed officials from different camps speak ahead of Friday's Wall Street open, and they could make some waves in already seasick markets. "Market nerves are starting to get a little frayed right now. You can see it in the risk markets," said Ward McCarthy, chief financial economist at Jefferies...
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Francis Dogbe, 8 April 2016, 15:36 #Fed
The surging yen has been the main feature in the foreign exchange market in recent days, but its advancing streak has been stopped with today's setback. The greenback traded briefly dipped below JPY107.70 in North America yesterday but has not been below JPY!08 today...
Market News
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Francis Dogbe, 8 April 2016, 15:29
Rising Wedge identified at 07-Apr-16:00 2016 GMT. This pattern is still in the process of forming. Possible bearish price movement towards the support 1.132 within the next 3 days. Resistance Levels : ( B ) 1.1455Last resistance turning point of Rising Wedge. Support Levels ( A ) 1...
Charts
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Lahcene Ouled Moussa, 8 April 2016, 15:22
GDP is roaring, and the labour market seems to joining the party. Employment surged by 41K in March, driving a two-tick drop in the unemployment rate to 7.1...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 8 April 2016, 15:09 #forex
USD/CAD Tanks to Lows Near 1.3000 on Data The Canadian dollar is now rapidly appreciating vs. its American neighbor, dragging USD/CAD to test lows near the psychological support at 1.3000 the figure...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 15:00
Over recent weeks, the EUR moved moderately higher, while the JPY accelerated sharply, with USDJPY now nearing our USDJPY 105 year-end target...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 8 April 2016, 14:52 #forex
When the red Alligator's line was crossed, we have closed an order to buy #EURUSD. At the moment, we have some pending orders in the pair. Find out more by checking out the Source Link. Please note that this post was originally published on Vistabrokers.com...
We fixed a result of our short position in #USDJPY at 109.06. Currently, we have no open positions, but have a good point to enter the market. Find out more by checking out the Source Link. Please note that this post was originally published on Vistabrokers.com...
Fed’s Dudley – Cautions Approach to Rate Hikes Appropriate New York Fed’s Dudley, while speaking in Connecticut, said a cautious and gradual approach to rate hikes is appropriate...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:46
Further Consolidation Seen in NZD/USD – UOB The research team at UOB Group sees the pair extending its rangebound pattern in the next weeks. Key Quotes “While the initial NZD strength held below 0.6870 as expected, the subsequent sharp drop from the high of 0.6864 was unexpected...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:44
JPY: Seasonality Slows Foreign Bond Flows – Nomura Yujiro Goto, Research Analyst at Nomura, suggests that Japanese investors sold foreign bonds aggressively last week, according to the MOF. Key Quotes “They sold JPY1555bn ($14.1bn) of foreign bonds, for the first time in seven weeks...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:41
US Index Futures Rise on Oil US stock futures are indicating Wall Street is set to have a good time on the last trading day of the week on account of higher oil prices. At the time of writing, Dow futures were up 97 points or 0.56%. S&P futures were up 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:39
BoE Could be a ‘Non-Event’ Next Week – TDS In opinion of strategists at TD Securities, the Bank of England would leave unchanged its monetary conditions at its meeting next week...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:29
XAU/USD: If the US Fed Increases Interest Rate in June Investors’ risk aversion, amid the decline in prices of oil since the end of March and uncertainty of economic situation in the world, has triggered the rise in demand of the Yen and gold...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:26 #xauusd
USD/CAD Turned to Neutral Near Term – Scotiabank Eric Theoret, FX Strategist at Scotiabank, noted the neutral outlook for the pair in the short-term horizon...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 April 2016, 14:23