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45% Risk of a Brexit Today - BBH Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman explained Osborne's budget last week was a self-inflict wound. Key Quotes: "Osborne known for his political prowess is being forced to retreat from his budget proposals that are less than a week old...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 19:27
Kiwi Lower on Commodity Prices Ahead of Trade Balance - UOB Analysts at UOB Group noted that NZD lost momentum, weighed by weaker commodity and oil prices...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 19:25
The euro received a boost on Tuesday the 22nd of March thanks to the release of data confirming economic activity in the Eurozone picked up in February. The EUR/USD exchange rate rose nine points from 1.1195 to 1...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 18:42
The expectations of China’s growth rebalancing away from industrial and real-estate investment toward consumption (of both goods and services) has defined several medium-term trends in relative asset prices within Asia. We highlight three examples...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 17:49
An ill-conceived strategy undermined by mismanagement and bad fortune is increasing the risks that the UK votes to leave the EU in June. Nearly everything that could, has gone wrong for UK Prime Minister Cameron...
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Francis Dogbe, 22 March 2016, 17:19
USD/CAD technical set-up points to the possibility of being the first leg of a correction, notes Goldman Sachs. "In January, the market completed a multi-year 5-wave sequence that had started at the Jul. ’11 low. This look very similar to the 5-waves on the Trade Weighted USD chart...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 16:31 #usd/cad
News of the explosions in Brussels has unnerved investors today with the major European indices all trading lower and safe haven gold higher, though both assets are off their daily extremes. Indeed, the precious metal has so far only found moderate support from this source...
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Francis Dogbe, 22 March 2016, 16:20 #gold
Mario Draghi's latest batch of measures to boost the euro-area economy comes with a sting in the tail for companies and anyone hoping to retire comfortably one day.Extending quantitative easing to include non-bank corporate bonds is poised to make life even tougher for company pension plans...
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Francis Dogbe, 22 March 2016, 16:18 #ECB
BNP Paribas continues to favour fading AUD resilience and remain long EURAUD via options. "This is also in line with STEER, our shortterm fair value model, which currently has the AUDUSD short-term fair value at 0.7365. Furthermore, Australian Q4 house prices moderated to 0.2% q/q from 2.0...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 15:30
Central Bank inability or reluctance to weaken their currencies is radically changing the outlook for most currencies in 2016...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 15:27 #forex
The euro has taken back the initiative against pound sterling after a soft start to March and is likely to continue its ascent until mid-year 2016. The marketplace for the pound and euro remains structurally biased in favour of the single currency studies show...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 14:38
According to Fed’s Williams both April and June have the potential for rate hikes. He added that the US economy is looking great in isolation and that it proved remarkably resilient to global factors. He added that if it weren’t for global factors, they would have hiked sooner...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 14:36 #forex
A result of our long position in #GPBUSD was fixed with loss at 1.4371. Soon a downward movement continued, and we opened an order to sell. Find out more by checking out the Source Link. Please note that this post was originally published on Vistabrokers.com...
A short position in #USDJPY may be closed soon. If the upward movement continues, we will have a good point to close with a #profit. Find out more by checking out the Source Link. Please note that this post was originally published on Vistabrokers.com...
In the first hours of today’s London session, activity and volumes spiked up in gold. This activity, VSA showed, was major supply hitting the market, just below a high formed days before, on heavy supply, at $1258...
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Leonardo Barata, 22 March 2016, 14:12
The terror bombings in Brussels are impacting sterling. The link between the pound and social events in Europe is strong ahead of the UK's watershed vote on EU membership due in the middle of the year...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 13:02 #forex
U.K. Budget Deficit Narrows In February The U.K. budget deficit narrowed in February on higher receipts, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks decreased by GBP 0.5 billion to GBP 7.1 billion...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:45
OPEC Delegate - Saudi Arabia will Freeze Output without Iran A senior OPEC delegate reportedly said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is prepared to sign up to an oil output freeze next month irrespective of Iran’s participation...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:43 #OPEC
Brent Oil Struggles for Direction as Glut Concerns Persist Brent oil is having a tough time in deciding which way to go as traders are worried production freeze by major producers will not be enough to counter excess supply situation. Hovers around $41.40 Prices are trading around $41...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:41
Cable is not the only major USD rate suffering a volatile session this morning, with USD/CAD now some 70 cents off the highs after a sharp rally to 1.3135-40, and the pull-back equally swift...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 22 March 2016, 12:36 #forex