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The news in recent days of China's "Great Cannon" and a related research report from Canada has cast a spotlight from outside China on the machinations of China's government-run Internet services...
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BlondieNews, 15 April 2015, 03:11 #China
Possible positions for this week There are many good opportunities in the Top 10 of the Ranking and Rating list. The pairs discussed last weekend in the strategy article remains interesting. These are the EUR/NZD and the GBP/USD...
GBP/USD fell to its lowest level in almost 5 years on Monday before finding support near the 161.8% extension of the January to February advance near 1.4575 Our near-term trend bias is lower in Cable while below 1.4760 A move under 1...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 14 April 2015, 21:11 #resistance, support
Every now and again we like to step and take a look at where exchange rates stand in the longer-term scheme of things. USD/JPY remains an interesting chart in this context and partially explains the choppy range bound nature of trading in the pair since December...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 14 April 2015, 18:11 #resistance, support
According to the Energy Information Administration, in May output from the prolific tight-rock formations such as North Dakota’s Bakken shale will decline 57,000 barrels a day...
Crude Oil
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News, 14 April 2015, 16:30 #Goldman Sachs, WTI, crude oil
On Tuesday gold prices trimmed losses, after data showed that in March retail sales in the U.S. rose less than expected...
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News, 14 April 2015, 15:48 #comex, usd/cad, copper
The past week was quite “boring” in the precious metals complex. Gold and silver traded lower during the week befor recovering on Friday. The miners, obviously, followed a similar path...
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Sergey Golubev, 14 April 2015, 15:11 #silver, gold
On Tuesday the greenback was broadly firmer against its rivals, as market players awaited the release of U.S. data later in the day and as hopes for rate hike continued to support the US currency...
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News, 14 April 2015, 14:38 #QE, ECB, usd/jpy
Picture of the day Dollar generally weaker. The dollar looked weaker than at the opening Evroppy and no real news that could give the movement...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Alexey Mashkovtsev, 14 April 2015, 13:56
As government data indicated Tuesday, Singapore's economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the first quarter despite the central bank announcement there will be no change to monetary policy...
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News, 14 April 2015, 13:54 #GDP, economy news
“I don’t think it’s a bad thing to send a signal that selling of the yen is coming closer to its limit bit by bit,” Koichi Hamada, an adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on monetary policy, told in an interview with Bloomberg...
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News, 14 April 2015, 13:34 #Bank of Japan, economy news
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Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 14 April 2015, 13:05 #usd/jpy
The US Dollar looks poised to continue higher after clearing range resistance below the 0.98 figure against the Swiss Franc. A daily close above the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion at 0.9910 exposes the 1.0126-77 area (March 12 high, 38.2% level). Alternatively, a turn back below the 14...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 14 April 2015, 12:11 #price patterns, usdchf
On Tuesday the euro was steady versus its US counterparts, approaching one-month lows despite positive euro zone industrial production data. Sentiment on the greenback remained broadly supported by U.S. rate hike hopes...
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News, 14 April 2015, 11:40 #Bank of England, eur/gbp, ECB
Last week, the chief of the International Monetary Fund cautioned that the era of low interest rates risks fueling asset bubbles around the world. She meanwhile called for more central bank easing as there is a bigger threat: the prospect of a long period of weak global growth...
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Anton Voropaev, 14 April 2015, 11:12 #deflation, IMF, economy news
On Tuesday crude-oil futures extended gains on expectations that U.S. shale oil production has reached its peak and might begin to fall...
Crude Oil
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News, 14 April 2015, 09:51 #OPEC, GDP, Brent
On Tuesday the euro hit two-year lows against the broadly firmer yen, as the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing program continued to weigh on the single currency...
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News, 14 April 2015, 09:24 #Bank of Japan, ECB, usd/jpy
International trade currencies: These currencies are heavily influenced by changes in global demand for raw materials (commodities) and finished goods. A few of them (CAD, AUD, NZD) are often referred to as the “commodity currencies...
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Sergey Golubev, 14 April 2015, 09:11 #usdchf, technical analysis
On Tuesday gold prices weakened in the Asian session, while safe havens like the US Treasuries and the Japanese yen were higher. Market players await further cues on the timing of the Fed rate hike...
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News, 14 April 2015, 08:51 #metals, usd/jpy, forex news
The New Zealand Dollar is wedged in an increasingly narrow range below a trend line capping gains against its US namesake since late October. A daily close above 0.7595 (38.2% Fibonacci expansion, trend line) exposes the 50% level at 0.7658. Alternatively, a turn below trend line support at 0...