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Investors returned to the big banks to push up the local market, after the dovish comments from US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen overnight. The ASX 200 was up 42 points in early trade, or 0.8%, at 5047, while the All Ordinaries was up 41 points at 5117...
Currency
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Francis Dogbe, 30 March 2016, 07:26
European investors return on Tuesday following the long bank holiday weekend and while the trading week may be a little shorter it’s likely to be quite eventful, with particular interest being on the Federal Reserve ahead of its April meeting...
Banks
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Francis Dogbe, 30 March 2016, 07:16 #Interest Rate, Fed
Nikkei 225 Drops, Rest of Asia Climb on Cautious Yellen The stocks on the Asian bourses climbed on Wednesday, taking the positive lead from the Wall Street overnight on dovish Yellen, which smashed April Fed rate hike expectations...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:50
Gold Offered Near 20-DMA, Drops Below $ 1240 Gold prices drifted lower in the Asian session, having booked strong gains the day earlier after Fed Chair Yellen turned outrightly dovish and triggered a broad USD sell-off. Gold stalls 2-day rally Currently, gold edges -0.10% lower to 1237...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:45 #gold
AUD/USD: 0.7850 in Range After Dovish Yellen AUD/USD is in a period of consolidation after a rally overnight on the back of Fed Chair Yellen who surprised markets with a more dovish tone than was expected...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:43
Asian Development Bank Cuts its China Growth Forecast Asian Development Bank (ADB) lowered its forecasts for China’s economic growth to 6.5% in 2016 from 6.7% seen in its December forecast. While GDP growth forecast for 2017 stood at 6.3...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:39
Japan: More Expanded QE to Come - NAB John Sharma, CFA, Macro Economist – Sovereign Risk at National Bank of Australia argued that, overall, the picture is of a Japanese economy struggling to generate any momentum. Key Quotes: "Japanese GDP declined by -0...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:37
NZD/USD Drops Sharply From 3-Month High on Profit-Taking The NZD/USD pair reversed early gains and turns in the negative territory during the mid-Asian session, mainly driven by a fresh bout of profit-taking. NZD/USD fails once again near 0.6900 Currently, the NZD/USD pair trades -0...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:33 #nzdusd
USD/JPY Tracks Nikkei Lower, Revisits 112.40 The JPY bulls appear to tighten their grip once again in mid-Asia, sending USD/JPY back towards daily lows as the Japanese stocks extend to the downside...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:30
FXWIREPRO: USD/KRW Falls to 1153, a Break Below Targets 1142 USD/KRW is currently trading around 1153 levels. It made intraday high at 1155 and low at 1153 levels. Intraday bias remains neutral for the moment. A daily close below 1153 will tests key supports at 1142/1129 marks respectively...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:26
ASX200 Faces Major Resistance at 5080, Good to Sell on Rallies Major resistance - 5078 (support turned into resistance) ASX200 has slightly recovered after making a low of 4974. It is currently trading at 5018. Short term trend is slightly weak as long as resistance 5080 holds...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:24
FXWIREPRO: Nikkei225 Consolidates Between Narrow Range, Good to Buy at Dips Major resistance - 17300 The index is consolidating between 16650 and 17161 for the past five trading session.It is currently trading around 17007.Short term trend is bullish as long as support 16500 holds...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:22
FXWIREPRO: Gold Rebounds from the One-Month Low After Dovish Speech by Fed Chair Yellen XAU/USD is currently trading around $1235 mark. It made intraday high at $1242 and low at $1236 levels...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:19
FXWIREPRO: AUD/NZD Hovers Around Key Support at 1.1128, Good to Buy on Dips AUD/NZD is trading around 1.1129 marks. Pair made intraday high at 1.1141 and low at 1.1105 marks. Intraday bias remains bullish till the time pair holds initial support level at 1.1105 levels. A daily close below 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:16
Japan Industrial Output Tumbles 6.2% In February Industrial production in Japan fell a seasonally adjusted 6.2 percent on month in February, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said in Wednesday's preliminary reading - marking the largest single-month decline in five years...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:13
Japanese Yen Gains Despite Lower Than expected Industrial Production Data USD/JPY is currently trading around 112.60 marks. It made intraday high at 112.80 and low at 112.39 levels. Japanese industrial output fell sharply in February after shipments dropped...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:11
EURUSD Daily Forecast: March 30 2016 EURUSD Forecast The EURUSD continued its bullish momentum yesterday topped at 1.1303. As you can see on my H1 chart below, price slipped above the trend line resistance. The bias remains bullish in nearest term testing 1.1350 – 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:05
GBPUSD Daily Forecast: March 30 2016 GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD continued its bullish momentum yesterday topped at 1.4404. The bias remains bullish in nearest term especially if price able to make a clear break and consistent movement above 1.4400 testing 1.4500 region...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:04
USDJPY Daily Forecast: March 30 2016 USDJPY Forecast The USDJPY had a bearish momentum yesterday and hit 112.39 earlier today. The bias is bearish in nearest term testing 112.00 – 111.75 area. Immediate resistance is seen around 113.00...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:02
USDCHF Daily Forecast: March 30 2016 USDCHF Forecast The USDCHF had a bearish momentum yesterday bottomed at 0.9657. The bias is bearish in nearest term testing 0.9570 area. Immediate resistance is seen around 0.9715...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 30 March 2016, 06:00 #usdchf