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EUR/GBP Capped Below 0.7800, Awaits German CPI The cross in the EUR/GBP eases slightly from highs just shy of 0.78 handle, although remains better bid amid modest gains seen in the EUR/USD pair. EUR/GBP: German CPI in focus Currently, the EUR/GBP pair trades 0.06% higher at 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:57
USD/JPY Sees Fresh Selling as Europe Gets Underway A renewed bout of selling interest gripped the USD/JPY pair in early Europe, as markets now await BOJ Kuroda’s press conference for fresh insights on today’s policy decision...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:55
AUD After Weak Q1 CPI Inflation - Nomura Charles St-Arnaud, Research Analyst at Nomura, notes that the Australian CPI inflation came in weaker than expected, showing moderating inflation, especially domestically...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:52
EUR/USD Advances to 1.1340 Amid BOJ-Led USD Sell-Off EUR/USD remains better bid on 1.13 handle as we progress towards the early European trades, with markets still digesting the Fed and BOJ policy decisions. EUR/USD finds fresh bids just shy of 1.1300 Currently, EUR/USD trades +0.13% higher at 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:49
RBNZ Keeps Rates Unchanged - Nomura Charles St-Arnaud, Research Analyst at Nomura, suggests that the continued weakness in the inflation outlook forced the RBNZ to leave the door open for a cut in June. Key Quotes “The RBNZ kept its policy rate unchanged at 2...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:46
Gold rose for a third straight session on Wednesday, but pared gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates unchanged but left the door ajar to a hike in June. The U.S...
Metals
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Anton Hernawan, 28 April 2016, 06:55
The U.S. dollar erased a brief rally and retraced modest losses against the euro on Wednesday, hitting a nearly one-week low against the currency in the process, after a Federal Reserve statement reinforced expectations for just two interest rate increases this year. The U.S...
Market News
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Anton Hernawan, 28 April 2016, 06:52
FxWirePro: JPY Strengthens Across the Board As BoJ Stands Pat, Sell AUD/JPY Rallies, Target 81.75 The Japanese Yen spiked across the board as Bank of Japan disappointed by markets big time by keeping its monetary policy unchanged...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:39
Fed Offered No Fireworks - Rabobank Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research at Rabobank, notes that the Fed left rates unchanged yesterday with one dissenter again voting for a rate hike...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:34 #Fed
Nikkei Slumps 3% on BOJ’s Inaction, Drags Rest of Asia Lower The stocks on the Asian bourses reversed course dramatically after BOJ’s monetary policy decision disappointed markets and dampened investors’ sentiment. Japan’s Nikkei witnessed heavy selling and drove most major Asian indices lower...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:32 #Nikkei
FxWirePro: USD/KRW Hovers Just Above 1142, Intraday Bias Remains Bearish USD/KRW is currently trading around 1143 levels. It made intraday high at 1148 and low at 1141 levels. Intraday bias remains bearish till the time pair holds key resistance at 1153 levels...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:28
FxWirePro: USD/JPY Slumps As BoJ Disappoints Markets With No Change in Policy USD/JPY slumped from around 111.70 levels to 108.74 after Bank of Japan decided to stand put, keeping the policy unchanged, with the interest rate at -0.1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:26
AUD/JPY: AUS CPI, BoJ 'Double Whammy' for Sellers Traders short AUD/JPY continue to celebrate this week's volatile moves in the market, with today's BOJ-induced sell-off in the pair adding to the losses seen 24h ago when the Australian CPI Q1 came shockingly low...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:22
EUR/JPY: Nasty 300-Pips Fall as BOJ Stands Pat The cross in the EUR/JPY halted more than 300-pips free-fall to near 123 handle following BOJ’s unchanged monetary policy stance, which bolstered the JPY bulls across the board. EUR/JPY re-takes 124 handle The EUR/JPY pair now drops -1.78% to 123...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:15
USD/JPY: Yen Jumps Over 2% as BOJ Keeps Policy Steady The USD/JPY pair slumped fresh weekly lows below 109 handle after the BOJ disappointed by markets big time by keeping its monetary policy setting unadjusted...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:10
BOJ Disappoints, No change in Policy The BOJ has decided to stand put, keeping the policy unchanged, with the interest rate at -0.1...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:09
NZD/USD Reverses Post-RBNZ Rally, Flirts with 0.6900 The NZD/USD pair retreats nearly half the RBNZ-led rally and now wavers around 0.69 handle as markets come to terms with an outrightly dovish RBNZ stance at its policy meeting earlier today...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:04 #nzdusd
FxWirePro: Nikkei225 Faces Strong Support at 17200, Good to Buy at Dips Major resistance - 17200 (55 day 4 HEMA) Nikkei index is trading slightly positive around 0.31% in the morning session after Fed have kept interest rates unchanged.But markets awaits BOJ decision for further direction...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:01
EURUSD Daily Forecast: April 28 2016 EURUSD Forecast The EURUSD was indecisive yesterday. Price attempted to push higher, topped at 1.1361 but closed lower at 1.1319 after touched my trend line resistance as you can see on my H4 chart below. The bias remains neutral in nearest term...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 05:56
GBPUSD Daily Forecast: April 28 2016 GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD was indecisive yesterday. The bias is neutral in nearest term. My major technical outlook remains neutral with key intraday resistance seen around 1.4670 as you can see on my H4 chart below. As long as stay below 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 05:53