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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
German ZEW Economic Sentiment Rises Less Than Expected German economic sentiment improved less-than-expected in March as the financial experts' assessment of the current economic situation continued to worsen, survey results from the ZEW-Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:22
Greece Jan Current Account Deficit Widens Greece's current account deficit increased in January from a year ago, preliminary figures from the Bank of Greece showed Tuesday. The current account deficit widened to EUR 742.4 million in January from EUR 281...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:19
Pound Falls Amid Risk Aversion Following Brussels Blasts The pound drifted lower against the other major currencies in European deals on Tuesday amid risk aversion, as investors became cautious after multiple explosions in Brussels left at least thirteen dead and thirty five injured...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:16
Euro Falls After Brussels Explosions The euro weakened against most major currencies in the early European session on Tuesday, as investor sentiment dampened after multiple explosions in Brussels. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index is currently down 0.55 percent or 33...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:14
GBP/USD Hovers Below 50% Fibo GBP/USD avoided fresh sell-off despite weaker-than-expected UK CPI, but stays on a weak footing around 1.4284 (50% Fibo of post Fed rally). Supported by 38.2% Fibo The sell-off in Cable came to a halt around 1.4255 (38.2% of 1.3835-1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:11
EUR/USD Extends the Rebound From 1.1190 After bottoming out in the proximity of 1.1180 earlier in the session, EUR/USD has pulled itself together and is now advancing above the 1.1200 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:09
U.K. Inflation Stable At 0.3% U.K. inflation held steady in February and factory gate prices dropped less than expected, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Consumer prices gained 0.3 percent in February from a year ago as seen in January...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:05
UK House Price Inflation At 10-Month High: ONS British house price inflation accelerated at the start of the year to the highest level in ten months, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. The house price index climbed 7...
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Roberto Jacobs, 22 March 2016, 12:03