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World Bank Growth Outlook Sparks Caution Sentiment towards the global economy was dealt a sharp blow during trading on Tuesday following the World Bank's meek outlook on global growth which immediately dented risk appetite. The development lender slashed world GDP for 2016 down to 2.4% from the 2...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:52
EURCHF - We look to Sell at 1.0990 (stop at 1.1010) EURCHF - Broken out of the channel formation to the downside. The formation has a measured move target of 1.0915. Daily/Weekly Ichimoku Cloud support is seen at 1.0956. The 161.8% Fibonacci extension is located at 1.0958 from 1.1128 to 1.1023...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:48 #eurchf
Intra-day Market Moving News and Views (GBP/USD) GBP/USD - ....... The British pound went through a roller-coaster session yesterday as despite initial spike up to 1.4664 (fat finger), price swiftly dropped to 1.4493 at European open. Later, cable staged a recovery to 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:44
USD/JPY Recovers from Session Low, Still in Red at 107.00 The USD/JPY pair attracted some buying interest near session low levels on slight improvement in the risk appetite, lifting the pair back above 107.00 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:41
AUD/USD Points to Further Gains – UOB The research team at UOB Group believes the Aussie dollar could extend its march north after breaking above the 0.7400 handle. Key Quotes “As highlighted in recent updates, 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:34
USD/CHF Drops to Fresh 5-Week Lows ahead of Swiss CPI The USD/CHF pair shaved-off gains and now mires near fresh multi-week lows as a broadly lower greenback exerts downward pressure heading into the Swiss CPI report to be released post-European open. USD/CHF eyes 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:24 #usdchf
NZD/USD Will Decline This Year, Targeting 0.65 by Q3 - Westpac Imre Speizer, Senior Market Strategist at Westpac, notes that the US dollar is under renewed selling pressure, pushing NZD/ USD higher towards 0.7050...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:21 #nzdusd
USD/CAD Tumbles to 1.2730, Monthly Lows The Canadian dollar is extending its rally vs. its American peer today, sending USD/CAD to fresh monthly lows in the 1.2730 area...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 08:19
Market Movers for the Day – Danske Bank Research Team at Danske Bank, suggests that there are no major economic data releases due today in either the US or the euro area. Key Quotes “In the UK, production and construction data for April is due to be released...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:58
Oil Hits Fresh 8-Month Highs on Shrinking Supplies, Nigeria Woes Oil benchmarks on both sides of Atlantic extend its winning streak into a third day today, with the bulls relentless amid US drawdown and Nigerian political tensions...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:56
NZD/USD Challenges 0.7000 Handle as RBNZ Looms After an initial dip below 0.6950, the NZD/USD pair resumed its upside momentum and rose to 0.7000 handle ahead of the RBNZ monetary policy meeting on Thursday. On Tuesday, the pair erased Monday's losses and posted a considerable gain...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:53 #nzdusd
EUR/USD Flirts with Highs Near 1.1380 The greenback continues to lose ground this week, now sending EUR/USD to the upper end of the range around 1.1375/80. EUR/USD closer to 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:50
EUR/JPY Recovery Stalls Just Below 122 Handle The EUR/JPY cross failed to sustain the recovery and fell back in the red as the JPY bulls fought back control across the board amid mixed sentiment prevalent in the markets. EUR/JPY eases-off highs The EUR/JPY pair drops -0.20% to 121...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:48
EUR/GBP Stable Around 100-DMA, UK Manufacturing Data Eyed Following an intra-day sharp slide of over 100-pips and a subsequent recovery to half-way mark on Tuesday, the EUR/GBP cross seems to have found equilibrium on Wednesday and is currently trading around 100-day SMA near 0.7800 region...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:45
Buy NZD on Dips to 0.6720 - Westpac Research Team at Westpac, suggests buying NZD on dips to 0.6720, stop at 0.6650 on bullish macro and model signals. Key Quotes “The US dollar is under renewed selling pressure, pushing NZD/USD higher towards 0.7050...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:42
Iron Ore Riding an Unsustainable Wave - NAB Gerard Burg, Senior Economist at NAB, suggests that after trending lower across 2015, iron ore prices staged a short-term volatile rally in early 2016 – returning close to US$70 a tonne in late April...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:40
GBP/USD: Upside Capped by 1.4560, Awaits UK Data The bears are seen guarding 1.4560 fencing, as the GBP/USD pair fails every attempt to extend the upside beyond the last, despite improving risk sentiment. GBP/USD trades above 20-DMA at 1.4540 Currently, GBP/USD now trades +0.06% higher at 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:37
FxWirePro: AUD/USD Upside Capped Below Daily Cloud, Some Consolidation Likely Before Next Move AUD/USD trades modestly flat on the day, likely to consolidate gains of the previous session. The pair spiked to hit fresh five-week highs of 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:34
EURUSD Daily Forecast: June 08 2016 EURUSD Forecast The EURUSD had another indecisive movement yesterday. There are no changes in my technical outlook. The bias remains bullish in nearest term testing 1.1470. Immediate support remains around 1.1285...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:27
GBPUSD Daily Forecast: June 08 2016 GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD attempted to push higher yesterday topped at 1.4659 but closed lower at 1.4542. The bias is neutral in nearest term and price is still trapped between 1.4700 – 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 8 June 2016, 07:13